District Live to Present Trumpet Sensation Benny Benack III and the Christian Tamburr Trio on August 2
PRD will host a live performance by Postmodern Jukebox emcee/host, acclaimed New York City trumpet player and talented jazz vocalist Benny Benack III.
District Live, a state-of-the-art live music venue at Plant Riverside District, will host a live performance by Postmodern Jukebox emcee/host, acclaimed New York City trumpet player and talented jazz vocalist Benny Benack III. Enjoy an evening featuring standards by Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Dean Martin and other icons as well as a celebration of the Great American Songbook.
All About Jazz calls Benack “A trumpeter par excellence, dashing vocalist and sophisticated writer and arranger…. truly the genuine article.” This Emmy Award-nominated musician has earned accolades as a fiery trumpet player with a stirring command of the post-bop trumpet vernacular and a sultry singer in the post-Sinatra style. Over the years, he has performed with top artists, including Josh Groban, Christian McBride and Ben Folds and has been featured at Birdland, Jazz @ Lincoln Center and other leading New York venues.
Honored in the 2022 Downbeat Critics Poll as the #2 Rising Star Male Vocalist and as a Rising Star Trumpeter, Benack has performed internationally as an Emcee/Host for Postmodern Jukebox and achieved his own viral success, amassing millions of views for singing with the GRAMMY-Award winning 8-Bit Big Band. His TV credits include “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” where he frequently performs in the House Band.
Benack will perform standards as well as his own original songs with the acclaimed Christian Tamburr Trio, led by award-winning pianist/vibraphonist Christian Tamburr and featuring GRAMMY Award-winning drummer Ulysses Owens Jr. Tamburr has performed with Dave Brubeck and is the former Musical Director for Julio Iglesias.
Wednesday, August 2, 2023
7:30 p.m. performance; doors open at 6 p.m.
Plant Riverside District – District Live
400 W. River St.
For a complete District Live schedule, please visit plantriverside.com/district-live or follow @districtlivesavannah on Instagram.
A Kessler Collection property, Plant Riverside District is an award-winning destination in Savannah, Ga. developed by visionary and hotelier Richard C. Kessler, the Chairman and CEO of Kessler Enterprise, Inc. Plant Riverside District originally opened in 2020 and attracts visitors from across the country and around the world.
ABOUT DISTRICT LIVE:
District Live, an exciting live music venue at Plant Riverside District in Savannah, Ga., marks a landmark partnership between The Kessler Collection and Live Nation, featuring national and regional artists live in concert at a state-of-the-art venue located in the new Atlantic Building at JW Marriott Savannah Plant Riverside District. Powered by Live Nation, District Live brings world-class artists to Savannah’s Entertainment District. In addition to concerts, District Live also features That Great Gretsch Sound!, presented through a special partnership between the Fred and Dinah Gretsch School of Music at Georgia Southern University and The Kessler Collection. This permanent display of music memorabilia, highlighting 135 years of Gretsch instruments, is featured in District Live’s lobby and performance space. For more information, please visit www.plantriverside.com and follow @districtlivesavannah on Instagram.
ABOUT PLANT RIVERSIDE DISTRICT:
Plant Riverside District, located at 400 W. River Street, is a vibrant entertainment destination and Savannah’s Entertainment District. From incredible dining and high-end shopping to live music and spectacular performances, Plant Riverside District creates elegantly curated experiences, stripping away the unnecessary to reveal the exceptional. Once an iconic power plant in Georgia, Plant Riverside District now represents the beauty of progress. Whether seeking a romantic getaway or a work hard/play hard business trip, Plant Riverside District provides a setting suited to your needs, blending timeless sophistication with eye-catching details. Experience three unique buildings for a customized atmosphere to match your style: bold, contemporary maritime details in the Atlantic; romantic, elegant styling in the Three Muses; and chic historic architecture in the Power Plant. Complete your experience with numerous dining options, rooftop bars, a concert venue, art gallery, riverfront park and even natural science exhibits to spark your imagination. For more information, please visit plantriverside.com and follow @plantriversidedistrict on Facebook and Instagram.
ABOUT THE KESSLER COLLECTION:
The Kessler Collection‘s portfolio of passionately created and artistically inspired boutique hotels boasts chic design, luxurious accommodations, enriching ambiance and intuitive service. Whether visiting properties in Alabama, Colorado, Georgia, Florida, North Carolina or South Carolina, each hotel’s exquisite art, music and cultural influences are deliberately approachable. Designed to inspire mystique and to encourage unforgettable experiences, Kessler guests are immersed in redefined Bohemian luxury, from an 1888 historic hotel and a cutting-edge downtown icon to a premier luxury lodge, high-design Southern mansion and elite ski lodge. The Kessler Collection was the founding member of the Marriott Autograph Collection, introduced with seven Autograph Collection branded hotels. Each property is a bold, original hotel carefully created with style and the individualist traveler in mind. For more information about The Kessler Collection, please visit kesslercollection.com or call 888.472.6312.