Très Bonne Année, Wines of Chile present
Back to Bandstand: A Trip Down Memory Lane
Saturday, April 27 - 6pm reception, 7:30pm concert
Sunoco Performance Theater
Buy Tickets or call 717-214-ARTS (2787).
Tickets are $150 for the concert with wine reception, dessert, and meet and greet, $45 for the concert only
You don't have to wait an entire year to experience the fun and excitement of a Très Bonne Année event. Join Très Bonne Année as they host their spring event, Back to Bandstand, A trip down memory lane, on Saturday, April 27th. Explore the exotic flavors of the Wines of Chile and enjoy heavy hors d'oeuvres during an evening reception to be held in Kunkel Gallery at Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts. Continue your evening in the Sunoco Performance Theater and enjoy the harmonies and rhythms of renowned doo wop groups Jimmy Beaumont & the Skyliners, The Marcels, and Pure Gold. Top the evening off with dessert and an intimate reception with the musicians.
Jimmy Beaumont & the Skyliners, from Pittsburgh, have been performing together since the late 1950s. In 1959, their record, "Since I Don't Have You", was the first Pittsburgh record to sell one million copies. They were also the first Pittsburgh artists to appear on Dick Clark's "American Bandstand" and appeared on the show four times. The group has performed at venues such as Madison Square Garden, Three Rivers Stadium, and the world famous Apollo Theater.
The Marcels also hail from Pittsburgh, PA and have been serenading audiences since 1961 when their first recording, "Blue Moon" sold more than two and half million copies. They appeared in the film "Twist Around the Clock" with Chubby Checker and have performed at venues such as Caesars Palace in Atlantic City, Denver Coliseum, and Palms Casino in Las Vegas. The Marcels are always an audience favorite with their great harmonies and smooth choreography. They'll have you doing the twist and the hand jive by the end of the night!
Pittsburgh's Pure Gold brings East-Coast flavor to all the hits from the doo wop era including songs recorded by The Harptones, James Brown, Chuck Berry, and the Isley Brothers. They have performed in prestigious venues such as Radio City Music Hall, The Waldorf Astoria and at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Pure Gold puts on a quality performance that will take you back 60 decades with the a cappella and full band sounds of the 1950's.
Event Sponsors - M & T Bank and Saul Ewing LLP