Our friend and long time Piano Forums member Robin Spielberg is playing at Jonathan's Ogunquit (restaurant and concert venue in Ogunquit, Maine) August 1st!
Kathy and I just made our reservations for table 229, right up front where we can enjoy her performance. (there are still two seats left at our table).
If you are in the area, you should definitely catch this one!
Reservation info: http://tickets.jonathansogunquit.com/ordertickets.asp?p=361&backurl=default.asp
She is also playing 07/31 at the Opera House at Boothbay Harbor, www.boothbayoperahouse.com
Robin Spielberg is a pianist, composer, and recording artist well known for her expressive, lyrical performances. Her albums bring traditional, classic, original and popular music to life in piano solos and piano-based ensembles.
In 1976, Jonathan West purchased what was then, his parent's home and turned it into a restaurant! Over the years Jonathan has renovated, added-on dining rooms, a second floor, fish tank, etc. The business has grown from a small one dining room bar and restaurant to one of the largest restaurants in all of Maine. The West family has been in the hospitality industry in York County for over eighty years now. From hotels, bars, and restaurants the family still has a strong presence and continues to pass it on to the next generations.
From their website ( www.jonathansogunquit.com
): "Welcome to Jonathan's Ogunquit, where you can find casual-fine dining, a contemporary lounge atmosphere, exquisite gardens, a 600-Gallon Fish Tank, Meeting Rooms to suit every meeting planner... "
And About Her Book... "Naked On The Bench"
As a child, Robin Spielberg had a recurring dream that there were secret rooms inside her living room piano. Readers are now also treated to the secrets revealed in these rooms, as they follow her seemingly elusive quest for a measurement of success in her life as a performing artist, which comes at last, in the most unlikely of places.
This beautifully written memoir offers readers an inside look at many of the entertaining series of events and circumstances that Spielberg encountered throughout her illustrious career. Whether it's performing at a private party for television news legend Peter Jennings, acting on the stages of Lincoln Center, or trekking through the Montana wilderness with a Steinway in tow, Spielberg tells of her adventures with authenticity, humor and passion.