Monday, August 16, 2010

Michael Franks to perform September 16
at Ameristar Casino's Bottleneck Blues Bar

Singer Michael Franks (pictured) is coming to the St. Louis area to perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, September 16 at the Ameristar Casino St. Charles' Bottleneck Blues Bar.

Franks began his career in the 1970s, and has recorded 20 albums of his original jazz-pop songs, which often incorporate Latin and Brazilian rhythms. He has recorded with artists including Patti Austin, Brenda Russell, Art Garfunkel, David Sanborn, Larry Carlton, and Joe Sample and Wilton Felder of The Crusaders, and his songs have been cut by The Manhattan Transfer, Patti Labelle, Carmen McRae, Diana Krall, Shirley Bassey, and more.

Tickets for the Michael Franks concert at the Bottleneck Blues Bar are priced at $40 and $45 and are on sale now online at and; by phone at 877-444-2637; and at the Ameristar Casino Gift Shop. (Note: will add service charges and handling fees. )

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