Joan Ellison will sing Judy Garland’s hit songs on May 21 at the Baker Community Center in St. Charles
The year 2022 marks the centenary of the birth of the great American singer, actress and entertainer Judy Garland.
On Saturday, May 21 at the Baker Community Center in downtown St. Charles, renowned singer and performer of Judy Garland “tribute” Joan Ellison will take the audience on an intimate journey through Garland’s life and career, from her days from swing singing at MGM to its sold-out concerts around the world.
The 7:30 p.m. concert concludes the spring season of “Saturday Night Lights” events, presented at the Baker Community Center and produced by the Norris Cultural Arts Center in conjunction with the St. Charles Park District. Tickets include coupons for free drinks (wine, beer and soft drinks). The Baker Community Center is accessible to people with disabilities. The concert is suitable for participants of all ages.
For a link to online ticketing, visit www.NorrisCulturalArts.com. Tickets are priced individually at $25 and $30, or attendees can book a full table of six for $100 and get the equivalent of two free tickets.
Ellison describes the concert as “a very personal love letter to the genius of Judy Garland and her path to true love”. She will perform many of Garland’s most beloved songs including “The Trolley Song”, “Over the Rainbow”, “Just In Time”, “If Love Were All”, “The Boy Next Door”, “I Got Rhythm”, “By Myself”, “The Man Who Got Away”, “The Palace Medley”, and “Get Happy”.
Joining Ellison for the performance are pianist Shane Schag and cellist Nora Willauer.
For more information on Joan Ellison, visit http://www.JoanEllison.com.