FRANK, GIL, and FRIENDS



TUESDAYS, 8-10 AM,

WFCS 107.7 FM New Britain, CT

Monday, March 28, 2016

Sinatra Centennial 24-Hour Marathon Selfies 12/12/15 (Part V)


Clearly getting punchy in Hour 23!

10:18 PM

 
10:19 PM

10:47 PM

12:12 AM
(a VERY appropriate time to get back into his car to go home)

Sinatra Centennial 24-Hour Marathon Selfies 12/12/15 (Part IV)

 5:07 PM

 6:17 PM

 7:32 PM

 8:09 PM

 9:32 PM

10:15 PM


Sinatra Centennial 24-Hour Marathon Selfies 12/12/15 (Part III)

 12:40 PM

 12:49 PM
(A Capitol Lunch thanks to P.J., of WFCS's "Jazz and More"!)






Sinatra Centennial 24-Hour Marathon Selfies 12/12/15 (Part II)

 6:20 AM

 7:10 AM

 8:06 AM

 9:08 AM

 10:14 AM

11:53 AM


Sinatra Centennial 24-Hour Marathon Selfies 12/12/15 (Part I)

12:07 AM

1:05 AM

2:01 AM

3:49 AM
(with "Long-Time-Listener Al," who "at quarter-to-three" was at WFCS
when there "was no one in the place except [him] and me")

4:47 AM

5:36 AM
(with "Long-Time-Listener Al's gift!)

Sunday, March 27, 2016

On Tuesday's show, 3/29...

...songs Frank Sinatra recorded in the month of March over the course of his long career.

Tune in, 8-10 AM!

on-air: WFCS 107.7 FM New Britain, CT


"Frank, Gil, and Friends": Quite frankly why you have ears.

"Sinatra Night" at The Ritz Crystal Room, Torrington, CT


SOLD OUT!

Ritz Crystal Room at Remember When
111 Main Street
Torrington, CT
860-459-4763

Saturday June 18th , 2016     7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
An evening of dinner and dancing that celebrates Ol' Blue Eyes with Sinatra expert Gil Gigliotti.  Gil has published 3 Sinatra-related books, has taught several classes on Sinatra at Central Connecticut State University, has lectured frequently about Frank, and has hosted a weekly Sinatra radio show, "Frank, Gil,  and Friends " on WFCS 107.7 FM New Britain since December, 1993.


$39.99 Per Person plus tax & gratuity
Includes 3 Course Dinner and show
Limited seating - Reserve your seats!!

Menu

Salad
served with our house Parmesan garlic bread House organic garden greens topped with our Edamame

Entrees:  Choose one
Glazed Asian Salmon:  Garlic, Sesame seeds with our house glaze and topped with grilled pineappple

Lobster Ravioli:  with a sherry lobster cream sauce, basil aioli and fresh grated parmesan cheese served with vegetables

Rigatoni Bolognese:  Ground Veal and pork give this sauce its magic! A house favorite with fresh grated Parmesan

French Onion Chicken:  Boneless breasts topped with caramelized onion, melted cheddar and drizzled with apple cider reduction.

Jumbo Stuffed Portabella Mushrooms:  Tomato , goat cheese, basil aioli and topped with fresh grated Parmesan (vegetarian)

Grilled 12oz Choice Rib eye steak:  (add $10.00 pp)  with carmamelized onion, drizzled with balsamic reduction, served with horseradish sauce

Desserts:  Choose one
Cannoli :  Chocolate covered shells filled with fresh filling

Chocolate Tart:  Sinfully rich chocoate topped with fresh whipped cream and raspberry reduction
(gluten Free)

 Mini Cream Puffs:  topped with hot fudge and fresh whipped cream

Grilled Apple Strudel:  a touch of caramel sauce and topped with fresh whipped cream

Monday, March 21, 2016

Tomorrow's Show: RIP, Frank, Jr.


On Tuesday's show, 3/22, we'll remember Franklin Wayne Sinatra (a.k.a., Frank, Jr.)

And, at 9:30, we'll air an interview he did with "Frank, Gil, and Friends"
on April 13, 2004.

Tune in at 8 AM: 
on-air: WFCS 107.7 FM
or

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

R.I.P., Frank Sinatra, Jr.


If his name had been anything but Frank Sinatra, Jr., his musical talent would've been appreciated much more than it was.


Tuesday, March 15, 2016

The Official Connecticut State Troubadour, Kate Callahan...


...visited "Frank, Gil, and Friends" today!

Help get her on the Gilmore Girls revival! Spread the word!

#StarsHollowNeedsKate
#StarsHollowNeedsCallahan


Sunday, March 13, 2016

On Tuesday's show, 3/15: George Martin and Kate Callahan


On Tuesday's show, we'll remember the great  
George Martin
while not playing a single Beatles recording,
and at 9:15 we'll be joined by  
Kate Callahan,
the official Connecticut Troubadour,
and talk about her push to get on the Gilmore Girls revival,
and go where all troubadours belong:
Stars Hollow, CT!

Tune in at 8 AM on 3/15: 
WFCS 107.7 FM 
or

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Major Clearance Sale on A STORIED SINGER: FRANK SINATRA AS LITERARTY CONCEIT (2002)


EXTRA! EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT! 

Central Connecticut State University Bookstore is having a MAJOR clearance sale on my 2002 "A Storied Singer: Frank Sinatra as Literary Conceit" for $34.95 (including shipping in the continental US) -- only a third of what it's priced at on Amazon.com.

I know you Sinatra completists out there have been waiting for this!

 :)

Just contact the store manager, Eileen Leib, at ven_leib@mail.ccsu.edu