Smothers Brothers at The Orleans

Aug 6, 2001 11:46 PM

The Smothers Brothers and McKenna Medley take the stage Tuesday through Sunday at The Orleans.

Dick and Tom Smothers made their first professional debut at The Purple Onion in San Francisco in 1959. They made their first television performance on the Jack Parr show. They have been described as one of the most successful comedy teams ever.

They have many successful hit musical comedy albums under their belt and many catch phrases such as “Mom always liked you best.” Their television show during the 60s was one of the most popular and unique shows of the day. The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour was know for its satire, brilliant stand up humor, culture and innovative special effects.

With their singular blend of comedic and musical talents, the irrepressible brothers have registered a sweeping impact on diverse generations of fans.

McKenna Medley is a 14-year old phenomenon whose voice can wail blues songs like “When a Man Loves a Woman.” She can tug at the hearts of her audiences with her rendition of “You’ll Never Walk Alone.”

Catch The Smothers Brothers and McKenna Medley August 7th through the 12th at The Orleans.