It's Rock 'n Roll at the Kokomo
Commemorating the KING OF ROCK 'N ROLL presented by the Piano Poundin, Rhythm Rockin, Bass Kickin, award-
THE QUEEN OF SWING Kelli Grant
It’s the Roarin’ 20’s at the Kokomo Theatre "Speak Easy" every Saturday night February 2020 at 7pm when the Queen of Swing™ Kelli Grant takes the stage performing her original musical revue, "Jazzin’ Things UP!". Kelli takes the audience on a cross country trip to discover the wonderful world and history of Jazz. Thru her music and career you’ll hear the music, meet its creators and legendary performers that made it apart of our musical heritage. Kelli's "Swing 'n Blues" CD was in consideration for "Best Jazz Album" receiving a Henri Woode industry nod for her rendition of Earl Hines "Rosetta". Complete discography of her music and career is on AllMusic.com. Other CD's showcased "Softer Side of Swing" Grammy voting list for "Best Traditional Pop Album" and "Swing-
"Girls Doo It Too!" a tribute show written by the Queen about some of the Queen's in the music industry: Queen of Rock 'n Roll, a songwriting Queen who was actual a King, an Alien Queen, a Queen Mother, a Voodoo Queen, a Motown Queen, Torch Singing Queen, the MGM Musical Queen and a special tribute to a Counrty Queen, the Devine Ms. Cline...
March is National Women's Month and the Queen of Swing salutes some of these women in song ...
Being from Texas, Kelli salutes her Texas heritage in this wonderful show of Western or TEXAS Swing as she showcases her awards and CD’s: Swing Like That, Swings & Sings, Don’t Mess With Texas and Swing ‘n Blues. To our knowledge, Kelli is the only woman to ever front the Former TEXAS PLAYBOYS, Bob Wills former band members and is the first artist to be under contract and allowed by TXDOT to use their logo for marketing her CD with the #1 international hit, "Don't Mess With Texas" which featured some of those infamous Playboys. RMA Artist of the Year Nominee, 2 Time Female Artist of the Year Nominee, #1 hit, 4 top10 singles, Texas State Musician Nominee
"Swing Doo Rock" focuses on the music of the 50's & 60's showcasing her CD’s: Swing-
It's 50's Swing, DooWop & Rock 'n Roll.
The outdoor theatre will officially open with it's "Concert Under the Stars" -
The idea, concept, "a drive-
it's one of the most unique and entertaining venues anywhere and the Queen of Swing has performed just about everywhere: concert halls, casinos, theatres, festivals, etc ...
it is so much fun. I LOVE IT!!
We think you will agree. Oh, we also have a "Snack Bar" like the old drive-
Come join the FUN. A Branson Style Theatre with a former Branson Entertainer who has scored 4 -
The Kokomo Theatre officially kicks off Summer with their
"FULL MOON PARTY" on June 6th, followed by their Strawberry Festival
with their signature Kokomoat Strawberry Float half price. Wow!
The "MUSIC & MOVIE" theme will be Dance & Romance to the classics featuring
the romantic sounds of Mel Carter, Little Anthony & the Imperials, Roy Orbison and more
followed by FREE MOVIE -
"FULL MOON PARTY" July 5th, 2020
On June 24, 1947 Kenneth Arnold described nine unidentified flying aircraft over Mt. Rainier as saucer shaped disk and the UFO phenomonen had begun. July 2nd is World UFO Day. Come join the Kokomo Theatre for their "Music & Movie" theme with LIVE ENTERTAINMENT, Great Snacks Goodies and a FREE Sci-
Kelli Grant the Queen of Swing.
Bring your lawnchair. After the concert sit back and enjoy a great classic Sci-
Enjoy the Kokomo Snack Bar Goodies: Hotdogs, Candy, Popcorn, Chips, Frito Pie, Soda, Water and their own signature ice cream drink treats
the Kokomoat Floats: Lime, Lemon, Strawberry Gin, Root Beer Cin, Chocola Cin
"Blues / Jazz Festival" with Birthday tributes to Martha Reeves, Muddy Waters, Louie Armstrong, Jimmy Rushing and Count Basie by the award-
Kelli received a Billboard Songwriter Honorable Mention for her R&B original "The Way Love Use to Be", has scored 3-
She showcase her CD's: Swing 'n Blues, Softer Side of Swing, Swing-
"Back to School Sock Hop" Rock 'n Roll 50's & 60's showcasing Kelli's CD’s: Swing-
Fasten your seat belts girls and boys as it might get a little bumpy when this Piano Poundin’, Rhythm Rockin’, Bass Kickin’ showman honors the 50's piano rockers; Jerry Lee Lewis, Fats Domino, Ray Charles. And of course thru the evolution of Swing to a musical revolution called Rock ‘n Roll, the KING's of Rock 'n Roll Swing: Elvis, Bill Haley & the Comets. Comb your ducktails guys and grab your poodle skirts girls ...
"FULL MOON BLUE MOON PARTIES"
October 1st & 31st, 2020
Halloween Fright Fest 2020
Kelli Grant "the Queen of Swing" takes the audience on a cross country trip to discover the wonderful world and history of Jazz. Thru her music and career you’ll hear the music, meet its creators and legendary performers that made it apart of our musical heritage. Kelli "Swing 'n Blues" CD was in consideration for "Best Jazz Album" and is recognized on AllMusic.com for it's wonderful recording of "Rosetta" Henri Woode. Other CD's showcased "Softer Side of Swing" Grammy voting list for "Best Traditional Pop Album". Toasting the Jazz Singers of yesteryear at the perfect time of the year: Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and more..... November 2020
to be announced
"A Swingin' Christmas Show"
Female Artist of the Year
Kelli Grant the Queen of Swing
Performing some of your favorite Classic Christmas carols: Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree, Santa Claus is Coming to Town, Santa Baby, Let it Snow and more ... by some of the greatest entertainers: Brenda Lee, Bobby Helms, Bing Crosby, Eartha Kitt and more...