John Rich Mingles With the Hollywood Set

John attends birthday party for legendary Tony Bennett.

John Rich with Tony Bennett (above) and John Travolta (below) at the 87th birthday celebration of Tony Bennett and fundraiser for Exploring the Arts
photos by Michael Kovac for Getty Images/DKC Public Relations

John Rich found himself among the Hollywood and Washington elite when he attended a private party celebrating the 87th birthday of legendary singer Tony Bennett, Saturday night, Aug. 3.

The party was held at the Beverly Hills, Calif., home of Ted Sarandos, Chief Content Officer of NETFLIX.

John surprised Tony and the assembled guests with a special performance. The high profile guest list included John Travolta, Sidney Poitier, Queen Latifah, former Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, Vince Vaughn and many other celebrities.

The evening also served as a fundraiser for Tony’s charity Exploring the Arts, an organization dedicated to funding arts education in public schools. Together the group raise $150,000 for Exploring the Arts.

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