Since graduating from the Eastman School of Music, percussionist extraordinaire Dave Mancini has supplied the beat for greats like Rosemary Clooney, Doc Severinsen, Maynard Ferguson, Tony Bennett, and many more. When he takes the stage for a special Valentine's Day concert at Downstairs Cabaret Theatre, he'll be joined by Andy Calabrese on keyboards; Chet Catallo, guitar; Kieran Hanlon, bass; and Catherine LaValle and Rebecca Herlich on vocals.
A Valentine's Evening with Dave Mancini & Friends takes place Saturday, February 14, at Downstairs Cabaret Theatre, 20 Windsor Street. $21. 325-4370; downstairscabaret.org.