Marvina was born in Louisville, KY, Moved to NJ where she began her career at ALBERT HALL in Waretown, NJ. This led to an audition for the Country Music Show, BE A STAR in Nashville, TN. She then became a regular performer at the APPALACHAN JUBILEE in Chambersburg, PA. During the summer of 1993 she was a regular performer on STEEL PIER in Atlantic City, NJ. Marvina moved to Illinois in 1994 and began singing with T.T. NELSON'S BIG BAND and the BRASS TRACKS JAZZ ORCHESTRA. She has performed with the JAY MAU ORCHESTRA, the RON SMOLEN ORCHESTRA, RANDY KING'S SWING KINGS ORCHESTRA, the NEW HORIZON'S BAND and has been a guest vocalist with the KANKAKEE VALLEY CONCERT BAND and the JOLIET AMERICAN LEGION BAND. Marvina is a regular performer at the BILLIE LEMACHER BICENTENNIEL PARK in Joliet, IL. She does solo performances at the GRUNDY COUNTY FAIR in Morris, IL, BRAIDWOOD SUMMERFEST in Braidwood, IL, DIAMOND DAYS in Diamond, IL and various other Fairs and Festivals in Illinois. She has been a regular performer on the SPICE OF LIFE SHOW in Bradley, IL for 12 years. One of Marvina's favorite songs is SWEET DREAMS, a song that won her 1st place in two talent contests and is also on her latest CD, MARVINA REMEMBERS PATSY CLINE. She has performed her TRIBUTE TO PATSY CLINE at DWIGHT HARVEST DAYS in Dwight, IL, THE BURGOO FESTIVAL in Utica, IL, THE SCHAUMBURG LIBRARY in Schaumburg, IL, THE WAUCONDA LIBRARY in Wauconda, IL, GRAYSLAKE LIBRARY (Marvina's PATSY CLINE TRIBUTE drew the biggest crowd ever for a show at the library), The ILLINOIS STATE FAIR, THE CARILLON LADIES CLUB, CATERPILLER RETIREES CLUB, SETON SENIORS of Orland Park, IL and numerous Independent and Assisted Living Facilities in IL. Marvina now has a new show called DORIS DAY'S GREATEST HITS which she performed for THE TOWNLEY WOMEN'S CLUB. In addition to these two SHOWS, Marvina is available for Clubs, Parties, Weddings and Guest Appearances.
Ray King: Music and sound technician
What to Expect
Typical Gig Duration: 40 - 60 minutes
An audience member will experience a lively performance of some of Patsy Cline and Doris Day's most memorable songs along with facts about each artist's life. After the story of each artist's life and songs I interact with the audience asking them questions and telling clean, humerous stories and jokes.
Past Booked Dates:
09-06-2013 — Patsy Cline Tribute Show at Wesley Manor, 5012 E. Manslick Road, Louisville, KY 1:30-2:30 p.m.
09-04-2013 — Patsy Cline Tribute Show at Parkway Rehab & Nursing, Eastern Parkway, Louisville, KY - 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
06-28-2013 — Goodland, IN - Patsy Cline Tribute Show 7:00 to 8:00 p.mm
06-01-2013 — Crescent City, IL Camping Group, Patsy Cline Tribute Show 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.
2006: 40 gigs
2007: 42 gigs
2008: 21 gigs
2009: 25 gigs
2010: 11 gigs
Available for Your
Casting Call, Corporate Event, Festival, Grand Opening, Prom, Religious Celebration, Restaurant, Sporting Event, Studio Session, Trade Show, Wedding Ceremony, Wedding Reception
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