As part of its 100th anniversary celebration, the legendary Hollywood Bowl will present a star-studded tribute to Peggy Lee and Frank Sinatra on Wednesday, July 27 at 8:00 p.m. The concert will feature the Count Basie Orchestra (Christian McBride, musical director) and special guests Billie Eilish, Debbie Harry, Dianne Reeves and Brian Stokes Mitchell. For more information, visit the Hollywood Bowl website.
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Peggy’s association with the Hollywood Bowl spans several decades. In September of 1954 her performance there was telecast on the Colgate Comedy Hour. In the video below she chats briefly with host Eddie Fisher before singing Irving Berlin’s “Love, You Didn’t Do Right by Me” and Cole Porter’s “From This Moment On.” The Hollywood Bowl was also the site of Peggy’s final concert, in August of 1995, when she shared the stage with Mel Tormé and George Shearing.