Frank Sinatra Honored by George Benson, Renee Olstead at 100th Birthday Celebration

The Grove Celebrates Frank Sinatra's 100th Birthday
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Los Angeles' The Grove Celebrates Frank Sinatra's 100th Birthday

Los Angeles' The Park at the Grove played host to a tribute concert on Oct. 9.

Frank Sinatra's 100th birthday was celebrated in Los Angeles on Friday (Oct. 9) with a special tribute concert held at The Park at the Grove. 

The outdoor mall, a destination for tourists visiting the Hollywood area, has long used the legendary singer's music to soundtrack the shopping experience. Likewise, this free performance was open to the public. 

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Singing Sinatra classics was guitarist-singer George Benson, vocalists Jane Monheit and Renee Olstead and Dave Damiani and the 17-piece No Vacancy Orchestra along with America’s Got Talent winner Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. Johnny Mandel, who recorded and arranged the Sinatra hit “Ring-A-Ding-Ding,” was also recognized.

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George Benson performs on stage during the Sinatra 100 Concert at The Grove on October 9, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. 

The concert followed a signing of the Sinatra 100 book at The Grove's Barnes & Noble. There, author Charles Pignone and Tina Sinatra, Frank Sinatra’s daughter, also participated in a Q&A.

Several more Sinatra 100 events are scheduled for 2015 including a new collection of music -- Ultimate Sinatra, and the the multimedia exhibit Sinatra: An American Icon which will premiere in Los Angeles at the GRAMMY Museum on Oct. 21.

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Frank Sinatra-themed cocktails at the Grove.