Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Jim Bailey to perform Judy Garland Live at House of Blues

In a much anticipated return to Los Angeles, the legendary Jim Bailey will perform JIM BAILEY AS JUDY GARLAND LIVE at the House of Blues on Sunset Strip.

Accompanied by a full orchestra Jim will perform all of Judy’s most famous songs and pick songs from her Jazzier repertoire. This show will contain all of Garlands hits including Get Happy, You Made me love you, The Trolley Song, Swanee, Rockabye, Zing and some NEW surprises
Judy Garland died in June 1969 the previous year she had seen a young- starting out Jim Bailey perform, she got up onstage with him and they sang ‘Bye Bye Blackbird’. He also recreated her mother daughter concerts with Liza Minnelli.

Operatically trained and acclaimed worldwide, Jim became a phenomenon after performing on the Ed Sullivan Show in 1970. He then went on to many appearances on The Tonight Show and Carol Burnett Show to name a few. He also played Carnegie Hall many times (which was recorded and released) and has had several runs at the London Palladium.

Jim also performed at the Superbowl in 1978 and the Olympics Opening in 1984 and has at least 60 guest starring roles on television from Here’s Lucy to Ally Mcbeal. Many of these classic performances are on youtube.

The La Weekly said “Jim Bailey is one of the great showmen of our time, this show is not to be missed.”

The LA Times stated “He is one of a kind an authentic original seeing Jim Bailey is a startlingly evocative experience.”

The London Times noted “he defies disbelief”

The New York Times said “He is the Supreme Consumate Performer”

The Boston Globe stated “he is an inspiration , the next best thing to Garland herself”

Jim Bailey will be in concert on June 29th at the House of Blues, Los Angeles.
For tickets call ticketmaster on (213) 365 3500 (213) 480 3232 (714) 740 7878 and (805) 583 8700 or visit www.TICKETMASTER.com

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