Schedule and Tickets
The Arizona Wildflowers
June 9th, 4pm
The Arizona Wildflowers are a multi-talented trio (sisters) who play and sing Bluegrass, Western Swing and Traditional music. Brie, on guitar, is the 2018 National Small Fry Fiddle Champion. Aspen, on fiddle, is the 2019 Runner Up National Small Fry Fiddle Champion and Ranelle, on mandolin, is the 2018 National Certified Female Entertainer of the Year. The Arizona Wildflowers are guaranteed to charm and entertain you with their unique renditions of some of your favorite songs.
SwingTime plays jazzy standards from the Great American Songbook, as well as tunes from the Big Band era and beyond. The quartet features musicians who are frequent entertainers at Sun City West venues. Clark Chaffee, drums and vocals, is a versatile performer and music educator from Illinois who moved to SCW in 2013 and has since become a driving force in the musical life of the West Valley. Clark directs the Surprise Pops Band, the West Valley Wind Ensemble, and plays with the Sun City Stomperz Dixieland Band. Ellie Chaffee, vocals, is a retired teacher and librarian who now sings with a number of local ensembles, including a folk group, a Beatles tribute band, and the dance band BackBeat. Richard Palalay, keyboards, is a well-known Phoenix area musician who is also in demand as a composer and arranger. Originally from Hawaii, he lends his music production expertise to numerous singers and instrumentalists. Mike “Hackdaddy” Hackbert, trumpet and flugelhorn, loves to play in a variety of styles and genres. His creative jazz sound is a welcome addition to many groups in the West Valley. SwingTime will have you dancing in your living room and singing along as the band takes you on a musical road trip across America, courtesy of some of the best-loved songs ever written.
A New York City native, T.A. is a multi-talented professional entertainer with over 40 years of experience, who has performed over 2,500 shows throughout the U.S. and Europe. He has appeared in Las Vegas, and he has opened for such stars as The Temptations, Patti Labelle, Earth, Wind & Fire, Chicago, The Pointer Sisters, and the late Bob Hope. Act Two Productions recalls that fabulous period with “BANDSTAND!," a musical anthology of memorable pop songs and pop singers songs from American Bandstand's glory days. Performed as a non-stop, one-hour concert, the show features award-winning entertainer T.A. Burrows, who uses his versatile vocal talents to perform 18 pop classics in the unique style of the original artists, recording icons such as Fats Domino, Elvis Presley, Johnny Mathis, The Beach Boys, The Temptations, The Four Seasons, Neil Diamond, Stevie Wonder, Barry Manilow, and more.