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Jody Jaress Sings June 28, 3pm-8:30pm Sidno Productions Presents A Sunday In June, with 10 terrific performers of Jazz/Blues/Pop

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Jody Jaress Sings June 28, 3pm-8:30pm  Sidno Productions Presents  A Sunday In June, with 10 terrific performers of Jazz/Blues/Pop

Time: June 28, 2009 from 3pm to 8:30pm
Location: Hollywood Studio Bar & Grill
Street: 6122 Sunset Blvd
City/Town: Hollywood, California 90028
Website or Map: http://www.hstudiobarandgrill…
Phone: (323) 466-9917
Event Type: a, sunday, evening, of, great, music!
Organized By: Jody Jaress
Latest Activity: Jul 27, 2009

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Dear Family, Friends and Associates ~

As promised, here is the info regarding my singing athe Hollywood Studio Bar & Grill on Sunday, June 28.

The show that I am performing in begins at 3:00 pm
with me singing approximately from 5 - 5:30 pm as the closing act. Following at 6:00pm is a different show (without me). You are welcome to stay for that one also without additional charges.

There is a $10.00 show fee plus a 2 drink minimum
(or) dinner, requested by the house.
I understand that their Italian and fish dishes are fabulous! Reservations for dinner suggested.

At the door: Remember to say that you came to see JODY JARESS perform. Thanks much!

I truly appreciate your continued support of my many and varied adventures! Give me a call or email if you have any concerns.

Below is the line up of wonderful vocalists accompanied by Rick Hills on piano!

Keep making your dreams come true, Jody
(818) 788-3352

A Sidno & Friends Production
in cooperation with Hollywood Studio Bar & Grill

A Sunday In June
Jazz ~ Pop ~ Blues Vocalists ~ Rick Hills on piano

Sunday, June 28
1st Show 3:00 pm ~ 5:30 pm
Featuring 30 minute performances in this order:
Angie Wells - Maryanne Reall - Ann Mack - Drea Courtney - Jody Jaress

2nd Show 6:00 pm ~ 8:30 pm
Featuring 30 minute performances in this order:
Juaria Moore - Bob Levy - Vince Brocato - Art Anthony - Sidno

$10 admission (includes both shows)
plus a 2 drink minimum (full bar)
or A fabulous Continental Cuisine Dinner
(reservations suggested)

Hollywood Studio Bar & Grill, 6122 Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA 90028 (323) 466-9917

Hope to see you there!

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