ROSARITO BEACH, BAJA CALIFORNIA, MEXICO---An Oct. 26 charity tribute to famed singer/actress Peggy Lee will bring an evening of Hollywood-style glamor to the historic Rosarito Beach Hotel & Resort, a famed playground to the stars.
Award-winning cabaret star Stacy Sullivan will present in "A Tribute To Miss Peggy Lee" starting at 6 pm in the hotel's Salon Mexicano ballroom.
Prior to the concert, an auction will take place featuring original works by some of Baja's best artists. Also being presented at the auction will be unique, rare tequilas from a private special collection, as well as authentic Peggy Lee memorabilia.
Proceeds from the event will be designated to build a new dormitory, classroom and kitchen for the children at Baja's Los Angelitos Orphanage. The event is sponsored by Peggy Lee Associates, LLC, the Rosarito Beach Hotel & Resort and the Baja Blues Fest Organization.
Ticket prices are $25 and $40. Ticket information is available online at www.peggyleerosarito.org orwww.rosaritobeachhotel.com. Tickets will also be available at Baja Real Estate Mall and Click On.com, located in Puerto Nuevo at KM 44.4, Rosarito Beach.
Seating is limited. Business casual or evening attire is suggested. Other information as well as room reservations are available atwww.rosaritobeachhotel.com
Born in 1920, Miss Lee had a career as a singer, songwriter and actress that spanned six decades. Perhaps best known for her rendition of the song "Fever," Miss Lee recorded dozens of albums and singles, as well as co-writing the songs for the movie "Lady and The Tramp" among others.
As well as that Disney movie, her film credits include "Jazz Singer" and "Pete Kelly's Blues. She received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1995 and was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1999.
Stacy Sullivan, the tribute's star who is making her first appearance in Mexico, was named 2013 Female Vocalist of the Year from the Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs.
She has appeared in venues around the world, from The Brasserie Zedel in London to The Cafe Carlyle in New York. "A Tribute to Miss Peggy Lee" is an interpretive musical exploration of Miss Lee's extraordinary career as a singer, songwriter and actress.
Clive Davis, of The London Times wrote: "A commanding, willowy presence, Sullivan captures that rare combination of worldliness and vulnerability."
Jamie Alcroft, an American comedian and voice actor will entertain as the master of ceremonies for "A Tribute to Miss Peggy Lee." He was half of the comedy duo Mack & Jamie for over 25 years.
The Rosarito Beach Hotel & Resort, 30 miles south of San Diego, is a Baja landmark that has hosted millions of visitors since opening in 1925, including stars such as Frank Sinatra, Marilyn Monroe, Rita Hayworth, Britney Spears and recently Robert Redford.
With almost 500 rooms and suites, its amenities include restaurants, bars, an elegant spa, plus a wide beach with horseback and ATV riding available. The resort has its own fishing pier, and two children under 12 can always stay free in their parent's room at the family-friendly hotel.
The Rosarito Beach Hotel & Resort is totally self-contained yet only a short stroll from the heart of the city's downtown tourist district. The hotel offers stays to fit a range of budgets.