Philadelphia, PA (PressExposure) May 26, 2011 -- When Eddie Bruce sings in New York, they call him the "Philadelphia Singer" and now Philadelphia-area residents will have many chances to enjoy this first rate cabaret/concert artist perform in their own "backyard" this summer. Known for being one of Philly's most popular bandleaders and as a media personality, Bruce loves singing jazz standards and communicating a great lyric with wonderful music. On Friday, May 27, he will return to SugarHouse Casino's "Swingin' on the River" on their patio with spectacular night views of the Delaware River. Bruce will perform many Fridays from 5:30 to 9 p.m. until August 26. The dates are: June 3, June 17, July 1, July 15, July 29, August 12, August 26. (No Cover, No Minimum.)
During this Friday night event, guests will enjoy the great jazz tunes sung by Eddie Bruce with his trio, while sipping on martini and beer specials on SugarHouse's picturesque waterfront patio. With the breathtaking views of the Delaware River and the colorful lighting of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge in the background, it's the perfect way to start a weekend. SugarHouse Casino is located at 1001 N. Delaware Avenue, one mile north of the Ben Franklin Bridge. Must be 21 years old to enter. No cover or minimum.
"Philadelphia is my hometown and singing here is always fun for me," said Bruce. "And, I'm especially excited about being a part of the musical line up at SugarHouse where guests can enjoy music while sitting by the water enjoying the great views on the Delaware River." Busy throughout the summer with performances in Mt. Gretna, PA and Wayne, NJ, Bruce is thrilled to make his Los Angeles debut at the M Bar in Hollywood on July 21st and July 22nd.
Getting rave reviews for his performances in New York and Philadelphia, Eddie Bruce's most recent accolades include such terms as "a triumph" - "a first-class performer" - "wonderfully engaging" - "great voice!" Performing at New York clubs including the iconic Feinstein's Supper Club, in Philadelphia Bruce broke all the box office records at the cabaret at the Prince Music Theater for his show "Bruce on Bennett." Many people remember him as the original host of "Dancin' on Air" on television and for his many years as a talk show host on WWDB-FM. He was also honored to be asked to sing "High Hopes" as the memorial service of his dear friend Harry Kalas that was held at Citizens Bank Park. Eddie is a frequent guest in the media today and in December served as the emcee of the 2010 Mummers Parade Press Conference with Mayor Nutter.