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Swingtime Big Band LOVE NOTES: A Swingtime Big Band Valentine.

Madison Theater, 1000 Hempstead Ave, Rockville Centre, NY

We are delighted to continue our long tradition of celebrating Valentine’s Day at the Madison Theatre at Molloy College on Sunday, Feb. 13 (3pm)! For our ninth annual concert of classic love songs from the Swing Era and the Great American Songbook, we bring you an entertaining all new show called LOVE NOTES: A Swingtime Big Band Valentine. The music & lyrics of the Great American Songbook tell love stories in uniquely meaningful ways, and it’s our great pleasure to bring these romantic tales to life! You’ll hear hits from such iconic bands as Count Basie, Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Les Brown, Jimmie Lunceford, Ray Anthony and Buddy Rich, plus 100th birthday tributes to legendary vocalists Doris Day and Judy Garland, along with renowned composer/arrangers Ernie Wilkins and Neal Hefti (who famously collaborated with Frank Sinatra). Tickets are on sale now, and this is always one of our most popular shows of the year, so you and your sweetheart won’t want to miss this one! And, as always, we are very happy to offer friends and fans of Swingtime a special 10% discount on tickets for our Feb. 13 concert! Just use the code word LUVNOTES when you buy your tickets online or at the box office (516-323-4444)

James Langton presents, 'Swingin' In A Winter Wonderland' festive hits of the big band era, live at The Cutting Room!

Cutting Room, 44 E 32nd St, New York, NY

Get into the swing of the festive season with a magical big band holiday concert! James Langton's New York All-Star Big Band featuring clarinetist Dan Levinson and vocalist Molly Ryan will present a festive program of swingin' seasonal selections originally performed by Frank Sinatra, Duke Ellington, Peggy Lee, Nat King Cole, Benny Goodman, Ella Fitzgerald, Johnny Mercer, the Pied Pipers, and others. But wait - there's more! There's Gimme Four, the sensational, prize-winning vocal quartet. Don't miss this spectacular show featuring such timeless holiday classics as "Winter Wonderland", "Jingle Bells", "Santa Claus is Coming to Town", and "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas". Seasonal surprises and delights galore!

Oh What A Night of Doo Wop

Bergen PAC, 30 North Van Brunt Street, Englewood, NY 07631

Enjoy a night of good old Doo Wop & Rock & Roll for the fourth volume of Oh What Night from LARS Enterprises. The show is sponsored by Age-Friend Englewood and features Lou Christie (“Lightning Strikes”), Dennis Tufano – Original Lead Singer of The Buckinghams (“Kind Of A Drag”). Ron Dante (“Sugar-Sugar"), The Vogues ("5 O’Clock World"), Brian Hyland (“Sealed With A Kiss”), Joey Dee (“Peppermint Twist”) and Sky’s The Limit – -A Tribute To The Original Duprees.

Hosted by Cool Bobby B of SiriusXM's 50s on 5

Gary US Bonds Holiday Show at the Stone Pony

Stone Pony, 913 Ocean Avenue , Asbury Park, NJ

Gary U.S. Bonds and the Roadhouse Rockers Holiday Show The incomparable Gary U.S. Bonds returns to The Stone Pony. Gary’s timeless music is an irresistible invitation to an instant party! Join us for a joyous night of Bonds hits, fan favorites and classic holiday tunes. Remember that anything can happen at a Gary U.S. Bonds show! Special guest the Eddie Testa Band plays a full set. Sydney Sherwood opens the show at 6:30. Tickets: $32 in advance (plus applicable surcharges), $40 at the door

Lou Christie and Gary US Bonds

FM Kirby Center, 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701

Joe Nardone presents an incredible five act “Oh What a Night of Doo Wop and Legends, Volume 2” on Saturday, September 11, 2021 at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania. Tickets previously purchased will be honored on September 11, 2021. Headlining the show is the legendary Jay and the Americans. Starting in 1962, JATA charted twelve top 10 records on the Billboard charts. Their hits include the amazing “Cara Mia,” “She Cried,”

“Only in America,” “Come a Little bit Closer,” “Let’s Lock the Door (and Throw Away the Key),” “This Magic Moment,” “Some Enchanted Evening” and “Walkin in the Rain.” Original members Sandy Yaguda, Howie Kirchenbaum and Marty Kupersmith, as well as lead singer Jay Reincke, continue to thrill fans around the world.

Pennsylvania native “Lightning” Lou Christie is world famous for his soaring falsetto vocal prowess, still intact after all these years. Co-writer of most of his hits (unusual in the 1960s), Lou’s signature smash was “Lightning Strikes,” which hit #1 in the US and Canada on his 23rd birthday. Other hits included “The Gypsy Cried,” “Two Faces Have I,” “Rhapsody in the Rain,” “I’m Gonna Make you Mine” and “Beyond the Blue Horizon.”

Appearing at the Kirby Center for the first time is Brian Hyland. At age 16, Brian had his biggest hit, “Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polkadot Bikini,” a #1 Billboard smash. Other hits included “Let me Belong to You,” “Sealed with a Kiss” (#3 on charts), “Ginny Come Lately,” “Warmed Over Kisses (Left Over Love),” “The Joker Went Wild” and “Gypsy Woman”(#3).

Gary US Bonds had major hits in the early 1960s, including #1 smash "Quarter to Three." Other hits include 'New Orleans" (#6 on the charts), "School is Out (#5), "Dear Lady Twist" (#9) and "Twist, Twist Senora." (#9). In the 1980's, Bonds collaborated with Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, resulting in "This Little Girl" (#11) and "Out of Work" (#21). Gary also co-wrote "She's All I Got" in 1972. Recorded by Johnny Paycheck, it was nominated for Country Music Song of the Year.

Opening the show are The Fireflies, a doo wop group from Long Island. Their hits were "You Were Mine" and "I Can't Say Goodbye." They were the first all-white vocal harmonizing group to perform at the world famous Apollo Theatre and are the perfect opening act for the show. Five great acts; one great night of countless hits. Thanks to fans for keeping our great music alive!

Tickets are on sale now at the Kirby Center Box Office, by phone at (570) 826-1100 or on the web at www.kirbycenter.org. For more information, please contact Joe Nardone at (570) 829-3603.

The Midtown Men

Majestic Theater, 25 Carlisle St, Gettysburg, PA

THE MIDTOWN MEN: The high-octane musical tour de force, celebrating the best of the ‘60s.

CATCH US ON PBS! http://www.pbs.org/stationfinder/

From Boys to Men. THE MIDTOWN MEN reunites Stars From The Original Cast of Broadway’s Jersey Boys, making them the first vocal group ever formed by the principal cast of a high-profile Broadway show. After sharing the stage for over a thousand performances, Tony® Award winner Christian Hoff, Michael Longoria, Daniel Reichard and Tony® Award nominee J. Robert Spencer decided to take their signature sound and chemistry to audiences everywhere, bringing to life their favorite 1960s hits.

The New York Times says, “Sidling up to the microphone, the singers had the air of the Rat Pack, Motown and a nightclub act rolled into one,” while the New York Daily News proclaims, “The Midtown Men sound as crisp as their Rat Pack-inspired suits. Their voices blend together so flawlessly on stage.” After a recent performance with the Oklahoma City Philharmonic, The Oklahoman praised the Midtown Men for “a joyous and nostalgic trip through the music of the 1960s with terrific orchestral charts,” adding, “this high-spirited evening kicked the audience’s adrenaline into overdrive.”

TOMMY: A 50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

Patchogue Theater, 71 East Main St, Patchogue, NY

TOMMY: A 50th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

Tommy features the band Wonderous Stories with special guest musicians and powerful Broadway voices performing The Who's iconic album in its entirety.

A full-blown rock opera about a deaf, dumb, and blind boy, Tommy launched The Who to international superstardom and is a must hear for enthusiasts.

Written almost entirely by Pete Townshend, The Who's Tommy was hailed as a breakthrough album upon its release and contains iconic hit songs such as "I'm Free," "Pinball Wizard," "Sensation," "Christmas," "We're Not Gonna Take It," and the dramatic ten-minute instrumental "Underture."

This spectacular evening celebrating this ground breaking album features the band Wonderous Stories with special guest musicians and powerful Broadway voices:

Justin Matthew Sargent: Spiderman, Rock of Ages, Jesus Christ Superstar

Lana Gordon: Chicago, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Lion King

Michael Wartella: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Tuck Everlasting, Wicked

Oct13

Band of Bones

Cutting Room, 44 E 32nd St, New York, NY

Band of Bones at the Cutting Room October 13th, 2019 - October 13th, 2019 6:00PM-7:30PM The Cutting Room 44 East 32nd St. (between Madison and Park) Band of Bones is excited to return to the Cutting Room, one of the hippest venues in New York! We'll be playing one 90-minute set from 6;00-7:30 PM on Sunday October 13th with a $25 admission with a $20 minimum. We'll be featuring Mercedes Ellington and Antoinette Montague as well as a special surprise guest artist. You can order advance tickets at www.thecuttingroomnyc.com.

Steven Maglio Tribute to Sinatra

Friars Club, 57 E. 55th St, New York, NY

FRIARS CLUB is Open to the Public for

Steven Maglio & his Orchestra

performing NOT Just Sinatra

A program of Sinatra's signature songs and

others not so closely associated with Frank