City set to celebrate the sounds of classic crooner

IT'S been 100 years since Frank Sinatra was born and Bundaberg is set to celebrate the songs of the classic crooner.

ATA AllStar Artists is presenting a concert with the famed Tommy Dorsey Orchestra showcasing the songs of Ol' Blue Eyes.

Sinatra, who was born in December 1915, went on to become one of the most popular entertainers of all time.

His incredible talent will be celebrated worldwide with a series of commemorative centennial concert events

The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra - the band that made Sinatra a star - is appearing for the first time in Australia and will be performing at the Moncrieff Entertainment Centre on Thursday, September 24.

Under music director Terry Myers, the concert features Bryan Anthony, one of America's finest singers from the Frank Sinatra Songbook.

He will join about 20 musicians, singers and dancers performing all The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra's hits and more.

In big band history, The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra is recognised as one of the greatest of that golden era of the 1940s.

Both Sinatra and Dorsey recorded many songs including The Sky Fell Down, Too Romantic, I'll Be Seeing You, Polka Dots and Moonbeams, Fools Rush In and more.

Frank Sinatra made 80 recordings from 1940 to 1942.

To book a seat, contact the Moncrieff Entertainment Centre on 4130 4100.