Recently nominated as Best Jazz Vocalist in the Coachella Valley Music Awards, Francesca Amari is an award-winning, versatile singer from Palm Springs, CA, who has performed at top-rated cabaret clubs from New York to Hollywood, including Birdland Jazz Club, the Metropolitan Room and the 92nd Street Y in NYC; The Gardenia, Catalina Jazz Club, The Mbar, Rockwell Table and the E Spot in Hollywood; Martinis Above Fourth in San Diego; and The Purple Room in Palm Springs.
She's earned rave reviews for her entertaining cabaret shows & tours the country with her critically-acclaimed Gilda Radner tribute show. Locally, she performs weekly at the COPA Nightclub with The Mod Squad Variety Show. She appears regularly at such top Coachella Valley spots as Melvyn’s, PS Underground, Woody’s, Purple Room & AJ's on the Green. Francesca is also an accomplished, award-winning actress with show-stopping roles in “Midlife! The Crisis Musical," "Women Behind Bars" & "Anything Goes." She was also a nominee for 2018 Outstanding Female Entertainer by the Gay Desert Guide in Palm Springs. Francesca also directs audiobooks and has been teaching and directing children’s theatre for 30 years.