October 17, 2020 at the Alliance we’re celebrating the life of SD Music Royalty, Randall Zwart
Sioux Falls, SD – In memory of Randall Grant Zwart, we will be hosting a Celebration of Life event on October 17, 2020, at the Alliance Building. It is with deep sadness that Randall passed away on April 10, 2020 at his home in Osage Beach, Missouri. He was beloved by many and will be missed greatly.
This Celebration of Life will be filled with anecdotes, music, and drinks. The original Zwarte’ band, led by Bob Zwart, will be performing not only their hit songs along with some of Randall’s favorites that he was directly involved with. Close family and friends will share some of their fondest memories of Randall throughout the evening. There will also be some unbelievable surprises as the night unfolds.
Randall’s discography sold hundreds of thousands of cds and downloads. In 2015 Randall won the LA rock artist of the year. Randall was most peaceful when he would write songs. Some of his releases include Zwarté (1992), Easy St.(1992), Hit The Road (1995), IV – We Came Here (1999), Loud American (2001), Holy Roller (2002), Bullets (2002), Time To Gamble (2006), Road To Sturgis (2006), Blow The Clown (2009), Grandma’s Got A Tattoo (2011), 12 A.M. (2012), Lucky Number 13 (2014), Mexican Connection (2016).
On St. Patrick’s Day of 2016, the 25th Anniversary reunion show of Zwarte’ was held in Sioux Falls, SD at Badlands Pawn (now the Alliance building). That was the first time in many years that the original line-up played together on stage and what a show it was! The engineers have spent weeks re-mastering all of the audio and 12 camera digital video shoot of this epic event and it will be replayed to the crowd on a massive high definition video wall with full concert audio along with never before seen interviews with Randall.
The Celebration of Life will be held at the Alliance building at 1600 W Russell St, Sioux Falls, SD 57104. Doors open at 7pm. Event entry is free for all guests. There will be a cash bar available. Due to Covid guidelines, capacity will be limited so get there early! Randall is originally from Dell Rapids, SD and is survived by his parents, a bevy of brothers and sisters, his soul mate and wife Daria Zwart, 4 children, 3 grandchildren and arguably more fans than any band to ever come out of South Dakota.
This event is being produced by Pepper Entertainment and because of the generous donations of Randall’s friends Chuck Brennan, Keith Bergh, Bruce Nerison and Paul Zweifel, the event will be free to the public.
About Pepper Entertainment Established in July of 2006, Pepper (PE) is based in Sioux Falls, SD. As one of the fastest scaling, independent promotions company in the Midwest, PE, collectively, exceeds 25 years of experience spanning a broad scope of industry specialties, such as; Live Promotions, Corporate & Private Event Talent Buying, Club & Performing Art Center Programming & Media & Marketing Services. For more information, visit www.pepperentertainment.com.