June 6, 2024

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WHAT:             Vic’s Las Vegas brings world-class jazz artists to entertain diners throughout the month of June.

WHEN:            June 8             JONATHAN KARRANT Birthday Celebration – 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
June 14-15      DAVE TULL
– 7 p.m. & 8:30 p.m.
June 27-29      ANNIE HÄGG and the High Kicks
– 7 p.m. & 8:30 p.m.

WHERE:          Vic’s Las Vegas
                        355 Promenade Place in Symphony Park
No cover and no minimums. Reservations are strongly encouraged.


Jonathan Karrant was born in the heart of America at the foothills of the Ozarks in the old western town of Fort Smith, Arkansas east of the Arkansas River. The joyous home in which Jonathan grew up was filled with art, music, and dance. Jonathan sang for hours every day, honing-in on his own type of music and style. When he was seven, he began singing publicly. His first solo was at his church with Nancy Vernon, musical director and organist, directing and accompanying him. Then, that summer in Eureka Springs, he walked into a nightclub, made his way to the stage, and asked the band to accompany him while he sang “Stormy Monday.” The band agreed, and he was a big hit with the audience, as well as with the band.

Jonathan began to take every opportunity to sing and perform at all kinds of events, weddings, celebrations, at church, in clubs and lounges, wherever he was asked to perform. After performing as a soloist with the Don Bailey Jazz Concerts, he was advised to strike-out to Las Vegas. Without ever having visited there, he drove across the country and jumped into the music scene, singing in supper clubs and lounges and casinos. While there, he had the opportunity to record with Vince Falcone, noted music director and pianist. And, in San Diego, he began performing in some of the most respected venues of that city. He has traveled for performances across the states as well as in Europe. He continues to grow an adoring and loyal following of fans who appreciate his artistry.

Audiences have characterized Jonathan as a great interpreter of song, a storyteller, a singer who brings music and lyrics alive. Some refer to Jonathan as an amazing song-stylist who sings from the American songbook, an entertainer of star quality. Others say he paints a picture, he presents a mood and captivates a room through song. Jazz Corner said “Karrant’s voice is romantic without being cloying, warm but not forced” and “that he sings standards with an emotional weight that make it seem as if he had written the songs himself”. He will tell you that he loves people, loves connecting with other musicians and with his audience, and loves sharing time with those who also love to celebrate life and music.

Jonathan’s album “On and On” hit number four in the jazz charts. The album features such songs as “Don’t Let Me Be Lonely Tonight” and “Doodlin’,” as well as the title track, and was produced by Tyler Monks, with pianist Josh Nelson, bassist Rob Thorsen, guitarist Mark Shapiro, and drummer Duncan Moore.

Jonathan was honored in the 2014 New York City Jazz Cabaret Honors and, in 2015, he was voted “Best Singer” for the Bravo San Diego Awards. Also, in 2015 Jonathan was asked to present two-time Grammy Award winner, Diane Schuur, with the proclamation of “Diane Schuur Day” in Palm Springs, Ca. In his popular single, “Lady in Red”, Jonathan truly shines. Backed by pianist Mikan Zlatkovich, bassist Bob Magnusson and drummer Duncan Moore, Karrant sets himself apart from other contemporaries on this single. Ultimately, he displays brilliance through phrasing and languid passages that linger.


Dave Tull has long been known as one of the world’s finest jazz drummers and has also built a reputation as a premiere jazz singer and songwriter. Dave Tull’s latest release, “Texting and Driving” was the #2 most requested new album of 2018 on SiriusXM Real Jazz and was featured by NPR’s Susan Stamberg on Weekend Edition. Singing from the drums, Dave brings to the stage a rare combination of joyous songwriting, world-class jazz singing and drumming. Think “Frishberg meets Gershwin”. Dave’s songs have been called both “laugh out loud funny” and inspiring of “soul searching and introspection”, propelling “Texting and Driving” to #5 on the Billboard Jazz Chart, and #3 on the Billboard Comedy Chart in the same week, and 23 weeks on the JazzWeek chart! Dave’s celebrated first CD, “I Just Want To Get Paid”, continues to get regular airplay many years after its release.


Annie is an actress and singer from New York City. A graduate of Yale School of Drama, she has appeared extensively on both stage and screen, and is best known on television for playing Holocaust survivor Ruth Heidelbaum opposite Al Pacino in the Amazon series “Hunters”—a role for which she shaved her head and learned Polish. On stage, Annie has played roles ranging from the heroines of Shakespeare, Chekhov, and Ibsen to such iconic women as Cleopatra and Marilyn Monroe. Frequently cast as femme fatales, spies and whores, she excels as the comedienne and brings all of these personae into her frequent gigs as a downtown jazz singer. Specializing in the American songbook and singing a wide range of repertoire in Spanish, French, German, Italian and Portuguese, Annie—along with her band “The High Kicks”—has established herself as a fixture of the New York City jazz scene.

On stage, Annie is currently in rehearsals for Uncle Stan in Berlin, the latest brainchild of renowned Russian auteur theatre director Dmitry Krymov, with whom she frequently collaborates. Previously, Annie starred in Krymov’s productions Three Love Stories by the Railroad (La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club), Chaplin and Mikhoels (New York Theatre Workshop) and The Square Root of Three Sisters (International Festival of Arts and Ideas). Other stage credits include Dancing at Lughansa (Irish Repertory Theatre), The Caucasian Chalk Circle, Indecent, The Fairytale Lives of Russian Girls and Owners (Yale Repertory Theatre), Staging Wittgenstein (Edinburgh Fringe Festival) and Boeing-Boeing (New Harmony Theatre). Up next, Annie will play Marilyn Monroe in a one-woman show called Love is Blonde written by Argia Coppola, based on the novel Blonde by Joyce Carol Oates.

On television, Annie will next appear in a recurring role opposite Aubrey Plaza in the upcoming series “Olga Dies Dreaming.” Other television credits include the upcoming “Daredevil: Born Again” series opposite Charlie Cox, “Pose,” “The Blacklist,” “Blue Bloods,” “FBI: Most Wanted,” “Law & Order: SVU” and the aforementioned “Hunters.”  Her film credits include Tomorrow (with Stephen Fry), A Place We Go To, Prepartum, So Good to See You, Symposium and The River, among others.

Annie has an extraordinary gift for languages and has performed in Swedish, German, French, Spanish, Russian, Ukrainian, Polish, and Yiddish and with a broad range of British and Irish accents. In addition to an MFA in Acting from Yale, she holds a BA in International History from the London School of Economics and Political Science.


Created by Porchlight Hospitality in 2023, the award-winning Vic’s Las Vegas is located in Symphony Park at 355 Promenade Place. Open seven days a week, 24 hours a day, Vic’s features Italian-American cuisine, a full-service bar, gaming, and live entertainment nightly. Reservations can be made by calling 725-755-5299 or visit Follow on Instagram @vicslasvegas.

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Hillary Smoot, SRO PR