John Alcorn

Cole Porter 2.0

I guess I should file this under “guilty pleasures”. I’d planned to revisit some of our first Songbook Series offerings maybe in the spring of 2013. However, I’ve had so many requests from folks who missed the first few (and some crazy fools who love reruns) that I’ve decided to bring back several of my personal favourites over the next few weeks as we head into Holiday Season. First up – the man himself, Cole Porter! In fact, we didn’t have time to do a few Cole faves during our original September 5 performance. I’ll add some of those and bring back many of the “big hits” too :)

My #1 guys will be there – Reg Schwager (guitar) and Steve Wallace (bass). I hope that you’ll be there too!


Cole Porter (1891-1964) was an American songwriter noted for his elegant, often suggestive lyrics, clever rhymes and complex forms.

Cole Porter 1954

Unlike most of his contemporaries, Porter wrote both lyrics and music for his songs.

Even a brief listing of his songs reads like a Jazz or Cabaret artist’s dream set: What Is This Thing Called Love?, I’ve Got You Under My Skin, All Of You, I Concentrate On You, Too Darn Hot, Night And Day, Just One Of Those Things, Get Out Of Town, Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye, Love For Sale, etc.

It kinda makes my head spin – in a good way!

6:30PM – Doors Open
7:30PM – Performance Begins

$10.00 adv/$15.00 door
*Dinner reservations get priority seating*

Dinner available, before, during, and after the show.


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