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Perry 2011 Evening Entertainment

  

Mac Frampton: Tuesday, March 15

Pianist Mac FramptonMac Frampton started playing the piano at age 3 and made his professional debut at age 8.

After his musical studies at Erskine College, he did graduate work at the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati, where he received the Degree of Doctor of Musical Arts.

Frampton gained national prominence as a medal-winning semifinalists in the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition.

Frampton's bases his music on classical technique, but draws liberally from jazz and rock idioms. His "rock-alternative" sound continues to build a wider audience with every concert. Frampton and his group have played more than 3,000 concerts in the United States Canada, South America, Europe and the Mideast.

Frampton also produces revues. Over the years he has mounted productions on the music of Cole Porter and George Gershwin, as well as several Broadway shows. In 1995 he founded The Hollywood Hills Orchestra, a 16-piece ensemble dedicated to the performance of great cinematic music.

Frampton has recorded 22 albums and a motion picture soundtrack.

More info: www.macframpton.com

Lorrie Morgan: Wednesday March 16

Country music singer Lorrie Morgan will entertain motorhomers on Wednesday, March 16.On Wednesday, country superstar Lorrie Morgan will perform many of her biggest hits, along with a selection of her newer music.

Lorrie was barely a teenager when she made her first major appearance, singing “Paper Roses” with her father, country star George Morgan, on the Grand Ole Opry stage. When he died in 1975, Lorrie carried on the legacy by touring with her father's band to keep his memory alive while winning countless new fans.

Since that time, Lorrie has sold more than 10 million albums; was named TNN/Music City News Female Artist of the Year four times; received County Music Television’s Female Vocalist of the Year in 1992; and received Country Music Association awards for Vocal Event of the Year in 1990 and Album of the Year for “Common Thread” in 1994. She also became the youngest person ever to become a member of the prestigious Grand Ole Opry at the age of 25.

From 1989 to 1997, Lorrie had 14 Top 10 singles on Billboard magazine’s Country chart, including three that made it all the way to number 1: “Five Minutes,” “What Part of No,” and “I Didn’t Know My Own Strength.” She’s recorded numerous albums, including seven that have gone gold or platinum, and celebrates the release of her newest album, “I Walk Alone” this year.

More info: http://www.lorrie.com

Jeanne Robertson: Thursday, March 17 

Jeanne (pronounced "Genie") Robertson is a professional speaker and humorist from Burlington, N.C. She specializes in humor based on her life experiences. She uses her funny style to illustrate that a sense of humor is much more than a laughing matter. It is a strategy for success.

The 6-foot-2-inch Robertson uses her down-home Southern drawl to leave her audiences laughing ... and thinking about her message.

Robertson was Miss North Carolina in 1963 and was named Miss Congeniality in the Miss America Pageant.  A graduate of Auburn University, she taught physical education and coached basketball for nine years before going into professional speaking on a full-time basis in 1976. 

Jeanne Robertson, professional speaker and humoristRobertson served as president of the National Speakers Association and is a recipient of that organization's most prestigious honor, "The Cavett Award," given for long-term contributions to the speaking profession.  She was the first woman to receive this honor. She also has been honored with Toastmasters International's "Golden Gavel Award," presented annually to one individual  for achievement in communications and leadership. 

While Robertson is a humorous speaker, she takes quite seriously the business of being a professional speaker. Her business skills were recognized by the Southeastern Conference when it named Jeanne as Auburn University's Woman Entrepreneur of the year 2000.   
 
The North Carolina Press Association named Jeanne the North Carolinian of the Year 2001.   
 
Robertson has produced six DVD and CD humor programs in the last 11 years and can be heard daily on Sirius XM satellite radio's family comedy channels. This lets millions nationwide know she speaks two languages fluently: English ... and Southern.

More info: www.jeannerobertson.com

 

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