New Jersey Stage

Friday, November 12, 2010

Ronnie Spector - "Best Christmas Ever" At The Strand

(Lakewood, NJ) -- Just in time for the holiday season, beehive bad girl Ronnie Spector will be at The Strand Theater on Thursday, December 16 at 7:00pm. Ronnie's catalog of holiday hits include the definitive rock & roll versions of "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus", "Sleigh Ride", and "Frosty The Snowman". The last two recordings being the Top 15 most played holiday songs on the radio for the past 5 years according to Ascap.

Ronnie's album ‘Ronnie Spector's Best Christmas Ever', was released November 9, 2010 by Bad Girl Sounds/ The Orchard. 'Best Christmas Ever' features five rare holiday gems destined to become contemporary classics. She recorded four tracks under the guidance of Bobby Eli (the famed Philadelphia producer, songwriter and founding member of MFSB) and the fifth song with producer Johnny Gale (Ryan Shaw/Robert Randolph), with contributions from her long-time touring musicians, bassist Jeremy Chatzky (Bruce Springsteen's Seeger Sessions Band, Steve Earle) and keyboardist Joe McGinty (Psychedelic Furs, Ryan Adams), among others.

'Best Christmas Ever' is imbued with Ronnie's deeply felt and vividly recounted holiday memories from her childhood in New York City. "These songs recapture the original feelings of Christmas I had growing up," Spector says. "The minute I got into that studio I knew these were going to be my new Christmas hits."

Tickets range from $45.00 (Orchestra/Loge), $35.00 (Mezzaninne), and $25.00 (Tier). Join us for a holiday spectacular night. Want to see more of Ronnie Spector? Visit her homepage to discover her life story, and see where she will be performing next at www.ronniespector.com/. For more information call the box office at 732-367-7789 or visit the website at www.strand.org.

The Strand is located at 4th Street and Clifton Avenue in Lakewood, NJ.