Thursday, April 19, 2012

When You Wish Upon a Star - Jackie duet with Tony Bennett

Jackie Evancho announced today that she will perform with Tony Bennett this summer in California.
"Very excited to announce that my friend Tony Bennett and I will be performing together in concert at the Ironstone Amphitheatre on August 31st!!!!" the 12-year-old announced on her Facebook page.
The five-tier, horseshoe-shaped Ironstone Amphitheatre is part of the Ironstone Winery complex located in Murphys in California's Gold Rush Country.
Jackie and Tony performed "When You Wish Upon A Star" for Bennett's Duets II (Limited Edition) album. She performed the song solo on her Dream With Me CD.
Jackie also appeared in a Target commercial with other stars to sing "Happy Birthday" for Tony's 85th birthday.
In March, The reported that Ironstone Amphitheatre announced the concert would be part of its 2012 concert season. At the time, Jackie's agent Marc Johnston said the news was "inaccurate." Since then, an agreement was reached.
This time the announcement is verified on the Jackie Evancho Facebook page.

Friday, April 13, 2012

Headed to the awards ceremony!

Friday, 13 April. The Heinz History Center, in association with The Smithsonian Institution, presents its 20th Annual History Makers Award Dinner that recognizes Jackie as an honoree in the category Arts and Letters.