“Swingin’ & Croonin’- Italian Style” benefits The Wheelchair Foundation to provide a free wheelchair to Veterans & children, teens & adults in East Contra Costa County who have no means to acquire one - PLUS the Historical Societies of Antioch, Pittsburg & East County! About The Show:
“Swingin’ & Croonin’- Italian Style” stars Louis Prima Jr. and Ricci Martin, the famous sons of legends Louis Prima and Dean Martin. Also aboard is the very funny, “New Jersey’s Bad Boy of Comedy: Mike Marino.”
This fantastic event will feature some of the greatest songs ever recorded. You’ll hear favorites such as “Just A Gigolo / I Ain’t Got Nobody,” “That’s Amore,” “Everybody Loves Somebody,” “Jump, Jive an’ Wail,” and many more in this high energy package. These songs defined a generation and made their legendary singers the kings of Vegas and the Silver Screen. Mike Marino is one of the most unique comics of our time. He has performed in every major comedy club from New York to Los Angeles. Mike can be seen nightly as a top headliner at both the world-famous Laugh Factory and the Comedy Store in Hollywood. His comedic style has landed him guest appearances on The Tonight Show, The Martin Short Show, Comics Unleashed, and many more.
This is the first time ever that Prima, Martin and Marino have teamed up on the same stage. Experience the 2013 version of a musical/comedy event that will take you on an iconic journey back to Old Vegas, when the names PRIMA and MARTIN meant royalty. With the addition of funnyman Mike Marino, come experience a solid night of “Swingin’ & Croonin’- Italian Style!”
About The Wheelchair Foundation
The Wheelchair Foundation is a nonprofit organization that seeks to deliver a wheelchair to every child, teen and adult who needs one, but cannot afford one - bringing new independence to those deprived of mobility by war, disease, accident, natural disaster or advanced age. The total cost to purchase, ship and deliver a wheelchair to a person in need worldwide is $150. Each $75 donation we receive helps deliver a wheelchair and supports our humanitarian mission. To make a donation - please visit our website at www.wheelchairfoundation.org or call toll free (877) 378-3839. If you are interested in a specific country and/or wish to participate on a distribution trip, consider sponsoring an entire container of 100 to 280 wheelchairs. For those details, please contact our Operations staff at (925) 648-3844 or (925) 648-3860.