Dana Carvey, world-renowned comedian, actor and legendary Saturday Night Live castmember will perform at the 10th Anniversary Benefit for Blue Star Music Camps; A Night of Comedy and Music on Sunday, June 3, 2012, at 142 Throckmorton Theater, Mill Valley, California. Dana Carvey is best known for his beloved Saturday Night Live characters, Garth; Wayne Campbell's (Mike Myers) "Excellent co-host" from the immensely popular Wayne's World sketch and major motion pictures, the Church Lady, and Hans of the Hans and Franz bodybuilding duo, to name just a few. Blue Star Music Camps was voted “Outstanding Youth Program in the SF Bay Area” by Bread and Roses.
Dana Carvey will be joined by comedian and Master of Ceremonies Mark Pitta, along with live musical appearances by the iconic Narada Michael Walden (the multi-Platinum-selling, multi-Grammy Award-winning producer and songwriter to Mariah Carey and Whitney Houston and celebrated Jeff Beck and Mahavishnu Orchestra drummer), Jimmy Dillon and Lorin Rowin from the San Francisco Music Club, and many others. Jimmy Dillon, director and founder of Blue Star Music Camps, and partner/keyboardist Ozzie Ahlers (Jerry Garcia Band, Van Morrison, and Craig Chaquico) will lead the house band, featuring cast members and musicians from Ascension of the Blues and San Francisco Music Club. VIP ticket holders will attend the pre-show meet-and-greet reception with the evening’s entertainers.
Autographed guitars from Bruce Springsteen, Sting and B.B. King will be auctioned off during the evening. The Bruce Springsteen-autographed Fender Telecaster was personally acquired from ‘The Boss’ by longtime Blue Star Music Camps supporter and E Street Band saxophonist Clarence Clemons shortly before his untimely passing in June 2011. Past supporters of Blue Star Music Camps have included BB King, U2, Santana, Bonnie Raitt, Buddy Guy, Bruce Springsteen, Bob Weir, Keith Richards, Elvis Costello and Gibson Guitars.
All proceeds raised during the 10th Anniversary Benefit for Blue Star Music Camps; A Night of Comedy and Music will go to current operational expenses and establishing the new Northern California Blue Star Music Camps location. Blue Star Music Camps, (a 501c3) offers young people an environment to explore self-expression, develop musical skills and gain confidence through setting and achieving goals. In addition to exposing youths to the world of cultural arts, Blue Star Music Camps hopes to help children recognize and pursue career opportunities in the music industry, build upon their sense of personal worth and create an outlet for their creativity, energy and abilities.
What: The 10th Anniversary Benefit for Blue Star Music Camps; A Night of Comedy and Music
Where: 142 Throckmorton Theater, 142 Throckmorton Ave. Mill Valley, CA 94941 http://www.142throckmortontheatre.com
When: Sunday, June 3, 2012
Time: Doors at 5:45pm for VIP Reception.
Doors at 6:30pm for General Admission.
$75 for General Admission
$150 for VIP Reserved Tickets, which will include a meet and greet with Dana Carvey and the other entertainers, light food, and wine.
Contact:Tickets and Box Office Information: Tel: 415-383-9600 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Online Ticketing: http://www.142throckmortontheatre.com/event.php?eventid=1675