Tag: 1960s music

Summertime Blues – Aint No Cure!

Catherine • August 22, 2013 • Comments (0)

“Summertime Blues” – Blue Cheer – 1968

(#5 from the Summer Fun Quiz)

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Surfer Boy

Catherine • August 21, 2013 • Comments (0)

“Surfer Boy” – The Supremes – 1965

(#4 from the Summer Fun Quiz)

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Summer Love

Catherine • August 20, 2013 • Comments (0)

“My Summer Love” – Ruby and the Romantics – 1963

(#3 from the Summer Fun Quiz)

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It’s Like A Heatwave

Catherine • August 19, 2013 • Comments (0)

“Heatwave”, Martha and the Vandellas – 1963

(#2 from the Summer Fun Quiz)

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We Have a Winner!

Catherine • August 18, 2013 • Comments (0)

Congratulations to Debra A. for being the first person to correctly identify the songs and artists from our Summer Fun Quiz!  And a great job by Howard T., Betsy S., and Carol T., who also submitted correct answers!

And the answers are:

#1 Surfin’ Safari, The Beach Boys
#2  Heat Wave, Martha And The Vandellas
#3  My Summer Love, Ruby And The Romantics
#4  Surfer Boy, The Supremes
#5  Summertime Blues, Blue Cheer (also accepted Eddie Cochran, although his was a 1950′s recording)
#6  Hot Fun In The Summertime, Sly And The Family Stone
#7  Summer Rain, Johnny Rivers
#8  Groovy Summertime, The Love Generation
#9  Summer In The City, The Lovin’ Spoonful

 

“Surfin’ Safari”, The Beach Boys – 1962


 
(answer #1 from the Summer Fun Quiz)

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THE MIDTOWN MEN: 2012-2013 Headlining Tour

Catherine • July 10, 2012 • Comments (4)

**PRESS RELEASE**
PR Newswire
NEW YORK, July 10, 2012

From ‘Boys To Men’ – THE MIDTOWN MEN

FOUR STARS FROM THE ORIGINAL BROADWAY CAST OF JERSEY BOYS ANNOUNCE 2012-2013 HEADLINING TOUR

HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE 85 PIECE SYMPHONY SHOWS, AIR FORCE ANNIVERSARY AND PERFORMING ARTS CENTERS

NEW YORK, July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — As original cast members of Broadway’s Jersey Boys, they took the world by storm in one of the biggest hits of all-time. Now they are together again becoming rock stars in their own right as THE MIDTOWN MEN. Tony Award winner Christian Hoff, Michael Longoria, Daniel Reichard and Tony Award nominee J. Robert Spencer are taking their sensational sound on the road once more, bringing to life their favorite “Sixties Hits” from The Beatles, The Beach Boys, Motown, The Four Seasons and more.

THE MIDTOWN MEN’S 2012-13 US tour – which will cover 77 cities from coast to coast – will officially kick off on August 18 in Asbury Park, NJ at the Paramount Theatre. After that THE MIDTOWN MEN will perform at The New York State Fair on August (28) before performing with an 85-piece orchestra with the esteemed Houston Symphony for three shows over Labor Day Weekend. On September 15th THE MIDTOWN MEN will contribute a special performance at the Robbins Air Force Base near Atlanta, GA as the headlining musical guest alongside The Air Force Band commemorating the 65th Anniversary of the USAF. THE MIDTOWN MEN’S headlining tour will end 2012 with a highly anticipated performance at The Philharmonic Center For The Arts in Naples, Florida on December 29. The group will then continue their tour in 2013 with a combination of shows at performing arts centers and symphony halls.

Formed in 2007, THE MIDTOWN MEN reunites four stars from the Original Cast of Broadway’s Jersey Boys. Following their storied run on Broadway – where these four magnetic artists shared the stage for over a thousand performances and appeared on The Today Show, The Late Show with David Letterman, Dick Clark’s Rockin’ New Year’s Eve and The U.S. Open – they have been selling out venues coast to coast living the dream they once portrayed on the stage. THEMIDTOWN MEN is the next chapter for these accomplished entertainers, making them the first vocal group ever formed by the principal cast of a high-profile Broadway show.

The past few years have been a whirlwind for THE MIDTOWN MEN. With each tour their reach has grown, and with this next run, their third headlining tour, they are projected to perform an impressive 140 shows. Not only have they continued to win over audiences of all ages at the performances, their self-titled debut album, THE MIDTOWN MEN: Sixties Hits was met with critical acclaim and garnered 5 star album reviews across iTunes. The album was recorded in New York City and features the group performing such iconic ’60s hits as, “Can’t Buy Me Love,” “Up On The Roof,” “Time Of The Season,” “Candy Girl” and more. It is once again a testament to what THE MIDTOWN MEN do best: helping to keep alive iconic music from the ’60s in the 21st century while giving it a new “twist.”

For more information on The Midtown Men please visit:
The Midtown Men website; The Midtown Men Facebook page

The Following Tour Dates Are Confirmed For 2012:

August 1; Fenwick Island, DE, The Freeman Stage at Bayside

August 10; Green Bay, WI, Oneida Casino

August 18; Asbury Park, NJ, Paramount Theatre

August 25; Lake Ozark, MO, The Lodge of Four Seasons

August 28; Syracuse, NY, New York State Fairgrounds

August 31; Houston, TX, With Houston Symphony @ Jesse H. Jones Hall

September 1; Houston, TX, With Houston Symphony @ Jesse H. Jones Hall

September 2; Houston, TX, With Houston Symphony @ Jesse H. Jones Hall

September 8; Columbus, GA, Bill Heard Theatre,

September 11; Ashland, KY, Paramount Arts Center

September 13; New Wilmington, PA, Orr Auditorium, Westminster College

September 14; Shippensburg, PA, Luhrs Center

September 15; Warner Robins, GA, USAF 65th Anniversary

September 17; Texarkana, TX, Perot Theatre

September 18; Longview, TX, The Belcher Center, Letourneau University

September 20; College Station, TX, Rudder Auditorium, Texas A&M University

September 21; College Station, TX, Rudder Auditorium, Texas A&M University

September 22; Springfield, IL, Sangamon Auditorium, University Of Illinois

October 10; Erie, PA, Warner Theatre

October 11; New Brunswick, NJ, State Theatre

October 13; Utica, NY, Stanley Theatre

October 14; Binghamton, NY, The Forum

November 17, Las Vegas, NV, Cannery Casino

November 23; Brampton, ON, Rose Theatre Brampton

November 24; Brampton, ON, Rose Theatre Brampton

November 26; Baton Rouge, LA, River Center Theatre

November 28; Shreveport, LA, Strand Theatre

November 29; Orange, TX, Lutcher Theatre

November 30; Orange, TX, Lutcher Theatre

December 1; Fort Worth, TX, Bass Performance Hall

December 5; Muncie, IN, Semens Auditorium, Ball State University

December 8; Jersey City, NJ, St. Peter’s Performing Arts Center

December 9; Bloomsburg, PA, Haas Theatre, Bloomsburg University

December 28; Sarasota, FL, Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall

December 29; Naples, FL, Philharmonic Center For The Arts

The Following Tour Dates Are Confirmed For 2013:

January 4; Cedar Rapids, IA, Paramount Theatre

January 11; Joliet, IL, Rialto Square Theatre

January 17; York, PA, The Strand Theatre

January 18; Scranton, PA, Cultural Center

January 19; Scranton, PA, Cultural Center

January 20; Scranton, PA, Cultural Center

January 25; Easton, PA, State Theatre Center For The Arts

January 26; Clinton Township, MI, Macomb Center For The Performing Arts

January 27; Clinton Township, MI, Macomb Center For The Performing Arts

February 6; El Paso, TX, Plaza Theatre

February 8; Cheyenne, WY, Cheyenne Civic Center Performing Arts Theatre

February 13; Orono, ME, Collins Center For The Arts

February 14; Portland, ME, Merrill Auditorium

February 17; Wilmington, DE, The Grand Opera House

February 23; Atlantic City, NJ, Golden Nugget Casino (Kennedy Health Foundation)

February 25; Columbia, SC, Koger Center

February 26; Columbia, SC, Koger Center

February 28; Daytona Beach, FL, Peabody Auditorium

March 1; Springfield, OH, Clark State Performing Arts Center

March 2; Indianapolis, IN, Clowes Memorial Hall Of Butler University

March 8; USAF Academy, CO, Arnold Hall

March 12; Dallas, TX, Music Hall At Fair Park

March 13; Dallas, TX, Music Hall At Fair Park

March 14; Dallas, TX, Music Hall At Fair Park

March 15; Dallas, TX, Music Hall At Fair Park

March 16; Dallas, TX, Music Hall At Fair Park

March 17; Dallas, TX, Music Hall At Fair Park

March 19; Pensacola, FL, Saenger Theatre

March 21; Athens, GA, The Classic Center

March 22; Tallahassee, FL, Tallahassee-Leon County Civic Center

March 25; Pembroke, NC, Givens Performing Arts Center

March 27; Key West, FL, Tennessee Williams Theatre

March 28; Key Largo, FL, Ocean Reef Cultural Center

March 30; Clearwater, FL, Ruth Eckerd Hall

April 18; Atlanta, GA, The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

April 20; Atlanta, GA, The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

April 23; Butte, MT, Mother Lode Theatre

April 25; Fort Collins, CO, Lincoln Center of Fort Collins, CO

April 26; Fort Collins, CO, Lincoln Center of Fort Collins, CO

April 27; Fort Collins, CO, Lincoln Center of Fort Collins, CO

April 28; Pueblo, CO, Sangre de Cristo Art Center Theater

May 17; Stamford, CT, The Palace Theatre

May 18; Princeton, NJ, McCarter Theatre Center

June 1; Omaha, NE, The Omaha Symphony Orchestra

June 2; Omaha, NE, The Omaha Symphony Orchestra

June 7; Morristown, NJ; Mayo Performing Arts Center

June 13; Los Angeles, CA, The Pacific Coast Symphony

June 14; Los Angeles, CA, The Pacific Coast Symphony

June 15; Los Angeles, CA, The Pacific Coast Symphony

(some events are Private)

For More Information Please Contact:

Karen Wiessen, Kare@thedooronline.com . 646.340.1761

Tara Melega,  Tara@thedooronline.com . 646.340.1765

Category: Christian Hoff, Daniel Reichard, J. Robert Spencer, Michael Longoria, The MEN

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