For almost 12 years, MartiniInTheMorning.com
has been streaming music to music lovers across the USA and around the world. Great American songbook gems from artists like Frank Sinatra
, Ella Fitzgerald
and Dean Martin
to contemporary artists like Michael Buble
, Diana Krall
, Harry Connick, Jr.
and Steve Tyrell
have attracted listeners of all ages from around the world.
Miriam Garfield has been part of the station’s “unintentional volunteers,” working behind the scenes and on the air as sidekick to station founder and morning host Brad “Martini” Chambers. Known affectionately as “Mother” Miriam, she schedules interviews with the myriad artists who have appeared on the station to talk about upcoming shows, new releases and music in general.
Last spring, just before her 79th birthday, “Mother Miriam” was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. After surgery, months of chemotherapy and radiation, her doctor said earlier this year, “You don’t have cancer… go live your life!”
To celebrate, MartiniInTheMorning.com
is hosting “Mother” Miriam’s 80th Birthday and I Kicked Cancer’s Butt Bash” on Monday night, June 25th at Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood. The festivities begin at 8:30pm with doors open at 7pm.
Entertainment for the night includes Dave Damiani
and his No Vacancy Orchestra along with guests, nine-time Grammy nominee Tierney Sutton
, Renee Olstead
, Jane Monheit
, Chinese pop star and actor Jonny Blu, Gloria Loring, and Deana Martin. Additional artists to be announced.
The evening will also feature an auction of items from the artists on the show and artists played on MartiniInTheMorning, including Frank Sinatra, Peggy Lee
, Dean Martin and Mel Torme
. Proceeds from the event will help keep the music playing on MartiniInTheMorning.com
Tickets are available online from $35 (General) to $60 (Premiere) at CatalinaJazzClub.com
. Reservations are also available by phone: (323) 466-2210.
“Mother” Miriam’s 80th Birthday and I Kicked Cancer’s Butt Bash”
Monday, June 25
Show 8:30pm; Doors Open: 7pm
Catalina Bar & Grill
6725 W. Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
Reservations: (323) 466-2210 Purchase tickets
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