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program Descriptions

"Whenever Patti entertains, it's always fun!"

Jan Izzo, Life Enrichment Assistant, Saratoga Grove

"The music from Patti was the crowning touch. "

Jerome Kowalski, Chaplain,Veteran's Day Ceremony at Rosehill Cemetery

Download a brochure here: PattiEckerBrochure_2015.pdf

 Programs by Patti Ecker:

A Bit of Blarney

St. Paddy’s Day songs! MacNamara’s Band, Danny Boy, and an Irish lullaby or two. Plus, pub songs like The Unicorn, folk songs from The Emerald Isle and a tall tale about a wee Leprechaun and his pot of gold! With guitar and Irish drum.

All Aboard, America!

Travel on the Red White and Blue Express! Train songs, like Wabash Cannonball, Freight Train, Midnight Special and Railroad Bill are a rich part of our American heritage. With guitar, banjo and Irish drum.

A Musical Salute to Our Veterans

Honoring our veterans with popular and patriotic songs from American conflicts through history.: Yankee Doodle, Lilli Marlene, I'll be Seeing You, Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy

Vetersns' Day Rosehill Lilli Marlene

Blue Eyes and Blue Skies

Sing away your blues! This program is just brimming with favorites--Blue Hawaii, Blue Skies, Blue Eyes Cryin’ in the Rain, St, Louis Blues, Blues in the Night, Am I Blue? and many more classics. With guitar, banjo, mandolin and spoons.

Hearts and Flowers 

Love is in the air! “Hearts and Flowers” is a Springtime bouquet of old fashioned love songs like My Wild Irish Rose, Let Me Call You Sweetheart and My Blue Heaven. With guitar, banjo, Irish Drum and spoons.

 Holiday Cheer

Christmas sing - along favorites like Jingle Bells, Deck the Halls, Silent Night plus some Spanish, French, German and Olde English gems. Hanukkah songs available. Featuring guitar, Irish Drum and mandolin.

 Island Magic

Aloha! Come along on a tropical tour of island melodies. Lovely Hula Hands, My Little Grass Shack, Yellow Bird, Tiny Bubbles and more. With tenor and soprano ukuleles, guitar.

Mardi Gras Time!

Laissez les bons temps rouler! Come to the Carnival right at home with New Orleans favorites like Iko Iko, When the Saints Go Marching In, Just a Closer Walk With Thee, Jambalaya and many classics from the King of Jazz, Louis Armstrong. Guitar, banjo, mandolin.

Prairie Memories
Join Patti in a light-hearted journey to our region’s past titled, “Prairie Memories.” Patti will engage your group in a selection of sweet, funny and familiar folk songs. Sing along with spirited songs of America’s Pioneer yesteryears, like Oh, Susanna!, Wait for the Wagon, Blue Tail Fly, Yellow Rose of Texas and others. With guitar, banjo, Irish drum and spoons.
Rockin' Halloween
50s and 60s Halloween favorites like Monster Mash, Love potion #9 and Spooky plus more hits from the 50s ans 60s, including two Elvis Medleys!

Smilin' Through
Your spirits will be lifted as you sing (and smile) along to My Blue Heaven, Bei Mir Bist Du Schön, All of Me, When You’re Smilin’ and many more classic popular songs from the 20’s through the 50’s.
Songs of the Red Hot Mamas
Let's hear it for the heartbreakers! Classic songs from Marlene Dietrich, Marilyn Monroe, Ethel Waters, Lena Horne, Peggy Lee, plus the original Red Hot Mama, Sophie Tucker. Songs include Hard Hearted Hannah, Lilli Marlene, Some of These Days, I Wanna Be Loved By You and many more.
Sundown Serenade
Whoopee-Ti-Yi-O! Saddle up and head on down to the old corral. If you like Cowboy folk songs plus early Western songs by Gene Autry, Eddy Arnold and others, “Sundown Serenade” is for you. Songs include Cattle Call, Home on the Range, Git Along, Little Dogies, Deep in the Heart of Texas and much more! With guitar, banjo and spoons.

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