DIANA ROSS – One Night Only! – At the Golden Gate Theatre, 9/16

Diana Ross to make her first San Francisco appearance since 1969

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Sean Martinfield
Sentinel Editor and Publisher
Photo by Lynn Imanaka

San Francisco is eagerly anticipating the triumphant return of one of the American music industry’s most enduring and beloved artists. Diana Ross is set to appear Friday, September 16th at 8:00 pm at the Golden Gate Theatre for one night only. This will be the recording superstar’s first performance in San Francisco since 1969, when she performed with the Supremes at the Fairmont Hotel’s Venetian Room.

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The music of Diana Ross and her voice are legendary. The concert, a full theatrical experience, will include breathtaking costumes and stage design, along with a live string and horn section. Ross has sold over 100 million records and recorded 18 number one hits. Her music became the sound of young America in the ‘60s soon after she signed with Motown Records in 1961 with The Supremes. She embarked on her extraordinary solo career in 1970, and has not stopped since.

Click on the photo to watch Diana Ross sing “I Will Survive” on Late Nite with David Letterman
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Diana Ross has had a profound influence on American popular culture and has become an icon in the entertainment industry. She is an Academy Award nominated actress for her unforgettable role as Billie Holiday in Lady Sings the Blues, a Tony and Golden Globe winner, a bestselling author, winner of 8 American Music Awards and a recipient of The Kennedy Center Honors.

Click on the photo to watch The Supremes perform live on The Hollywood Palace (1966)
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Looking for the ultimate night on the town?
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The Diana 4D Experience Package: $72 per person
● Three-course prix fixe pre-concert dinner at Infusion Lounge. Chef Evan Turner is preparing Coconut Prawns w/Kaffir Lime Sriracha Sauce; Grilled Sichuan Pepper Rib Eye/Braised Bok Choy/Warm Potato Salad/Soy Jus; and Apple Almond Tart with Cinnamon Crème Anglaise

● Bottle of Champagne per couple served with dinner package
● Complimentary VIP entry to Infusion Lounge post concert party

The Diana 5D Experience Package: $159 per person, based on double occupancy:
● One night stay in deluxe room at Hotel Fusion
● Bottle of Champagne per couple served with dinner package
● Chef Evan Turner’s three-course prix fixe pre-concert dinner at Infusion Lounge
● Chef Evan Turner’s three-course prix fixe pre-concert dinner at Infusion Lounge
● Complimentary VIP entry to Infusion Lounge post concert party
● Complimentary continental breakfast

● Overnight Valet Parking with in and out privileges

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DIANA ROSS

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Seán Martinfield
Sentinel Editor and Publisher
Seán Martinfield, who also serves as Fine Arts Critic, is a native San Franciscan. He is a Theatre Arts Graduate from San Francisco State University, a professional singer, and well-known private vocal coach to Bay Area actors and singers of all ages and persuasions. His clients have appeared in Broadway National Tours including Wicked, Aïda, Miss Saigon, Rent, Bye Bye Birdie, in theatres and cabarets throughout the Bay Area, and are regularly featured in major City events including Diva Fest, Gay Pride, and Halloween In The Castro. As an Internet consultant in vocal development and audition preparation he has published thousands of responses to those seeking his advice concerning singing techniques, professional and academic auditions, and careers in the Performing Arts. Mr. Martinfield’s Broadway clients have all profited from his vocal methodology, “The Belter’s Method”. If you want answers about your vocal technique, post him a question on AllExperts.com. If you would like to build up your vocal performance chops and participate in the Bay Area’s rich theatrical scene, e-mail him at: sean.martinfield@comcast.net.