Thursday, December 4, 2014
Warm Place, Warm Music with Good Friends
Close Harmony of the Holiday Classics and More. Having “The Divas” back to the Edge is like seeing good friends again. And they will bring a new show and the same excitement with them. This show’s “Holiday Theme” will highlight their specialty of close harmony accompanied by an amazing array of instruments. The combination will make you appreciate every song and the talent they need to play them. They bring a versatile assortment of musical tastes, and particularly enjoy playing "their” arrangements. “Fun” is the key word to what their shows bring. There will be a mix of music and styles from the past decades to the present, which are selected to please a wide variety of audience tastes. The Edge Center Sunday December 14th at 2PM. Price $10 adults. Children $5.
Having varied background “The Divas” bring an eclectic assortment of many musical tastes and particularly enjoy playing "their” arrangements. Rosie Gams sings lead, is originally from Embarrass, where she began singing in grade school and sang with several groups before “The Divas”. Sharon Rowbottom, a native of Virgina MN, started singing at the age of 10 and her background includes a vocal scholarship at Mesabi Community College and performing with other local bands. The third diva is Shannon Lee Gunderson is from Rawlins, WY. She began piano lessons at age four. She sings lead vocal and harmony, went to college on a musical scholarship, played in several groups including a show band for eight years and toured for the USO in the Mediterranean.
Here is a partial set list about which Shannon Gunderson says “we really don’t like to print it all out and give away some of the surprises, but here’s our sampling.”
GO TELL IT ON THE MOUNTAIN
WHAT ARE YOU DOING NEW YEARS EVE?
CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS STYLINGS
I WANT A HIPPOPOTOMUS
ANGELS WE HAVE HEARD ON HIGH
SANTA CLAUSE IS COMING TO TOWN
JOLLY OLD ST. NICK
CHRISTMAS TIME IS HERE
TWELVE DAYS AFTER CHRISTMAS
MEDLY OF POPULAR PIECES
ORIGINAL SONG FROM SHANNON
DUET WITH 2 DIVAS
SANTA CLAUSE IS BACK IN TOWN
DO RE ME
I’LL BE HOME FOR CHRISTMAS
OH HOLY NIGHT
Shannon continues that “The December Holiday Show with the DIVAS will be a fun and embracing experience. We have a few musical skits and some beautiful Christmas music that we are excited and honored to share with all of the fabulous folks in BIGFORK! Our audiences always enjoy the warmth of our three part harmonies, and the timeless humor that we enjoy bringing to them! We look forward to coming over and spreading the holiday spirit with our faithful and attentive audience!”
We hope that this is enough of a sample to entice you to come and see “The Divas” on The Edge Center stage in Bigfork for a warm visit and good music with good friends. It will be a fun and entertaining afternoon and a chance to get out of the cold and snow. Sunday, December 14th 2PM. Price $10 adults. Children $5