Last night, Robert Wells was awarded the ”Tourist Ambassador for Beijing” award during a concert at Skansen in Stockholm. As the first ever non-Chinese person, he received this award during a ceremony on stage from the Chinese ambassador and the Tourist Council from China.
Tonight and tomorrow, we’re doing an all-in night on our own Rhapsody In Rock stage beside the Solliden restaurant. All tickets for Vaxholm are valid as usual. Same seating. The coach, if you missed the information to take you back to Skansen, departs at 18.00 from the ferry quay in Vaxholm and back again after the concert. Performing on Friday night are: La Gaylia Frazier, Glenn Hughes, Nina Söderqvist, Jacob Samuel, Stephen Brandt-Hansen, Jörgen Mörnbäck, Vocalettes, Pablo Cepeda and Albert Lee. In addition, Team Wells chorus, dancers, circus artists, and of course the entire orchestra. We will be 50 people on stage this evening! The concert starts at 19.30 and ends at about 22.40 with an intermission of 30 minutes. The concert will be recorded for TV 4 and Chinese TV.
Roberts piano school will start in the end of September. Everything is done online with new lessons for each semester that goes by. Much more info to come in the next newsletter on 31 August. Join in and register on www.schoolofrhapsody.com
to Skansen! On Friday and Saturday the 14-15 of August, Rhapsody in Rock will be performed on Skansen. All tickets purchased for Vaxholm apply as usual. NOTE the new time, 19.30. There will be three acts on Saturday with a big Chinese guest appearance in the middle of the evening. The entire weekend will be documented for Chinese TV. More info soon. A warm welcome to two fully packed evenings.
””’17 July, 2009 – #1!””’
The single, Handful of keys, with Robert and Albert Lee is now #1 on the singles charts this week. Congratulations from the webmaster.
This Saturday, Wells, Vocalettes and the Rhapsody Lounge Orchestra will be on the TV4 show, Sommarkrysset. We start off the show with a Jive medley, similar to what will be played on the summer tour this year.
On the last day of June, we will head off to Madrid, in connection with Sweden taking over the EU chairmanship.
Check the link to Aftonbladet and our latest video. Albert Lee and Robert play live in the studion again.http://www.aftonbladet.se/webbtv/noje/musikvideor/article5337032.ab
We are proud to present the organist, Jon Lord, as our special guest in Falkenberg at the premiere of Rhapsody In Rock on July 11. Jon Lord (Deep Purple and Whitesnake) will make this exclusive appearance and offer a series of Deep Purple classics in the show.
Yesterday saw the big release party for the new CD, ”In The Spirit Of Andrew Sisters ”at Wallmans Salonger. Everything was filmed and will be posted on the website as soon as possible. Until then, clips from TV 4 this morning with Vocalettes & Rhapsody Lounge Orchestra, here with Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy.http://www.tv4play.se/program/nyhetsmorgon?video_id=765286
The winners of the draw for tickets to the Vocalettes release party and raffle were as follows:Ticket to Wallmans Salonger and release party:Carina JanssonKristina StoomendalAnette TeschJan GustavssonBeth EngströmHåkan SöderkvistErnst NilssonMia JohanssonCaroline JohanssonKristina CarlssonCD album by Vocalettes:Jan RydeKerstin Johansson MauricioLena KempeKjell NylinRoland LundqvistAnnette Edman RasmussenAnders SternerYvonne BergerKarin AspChrister WestmanAll winners will be contacted during the week through e-mail and post.Congratulations from the Rhapsody Production.