An amazing seven act Golden Oldies spectacular comes to Proctors on Saturday, April 13 at 7:00.
Coheadlining the show are The Duprees. Known worldwide for their romantic interpretations of beautiful love songs, they are a favorite with Proctors’ audiences. Hit include “You Belong to Me,” “My Own True Love,” “Why Don’t you Believe Me” and “Have you Heard.”
Also, coheadlining the show is Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, Charlie Thomas’ Drifters. The Drifters legendary sound combines rhythm and blues, doo-wop, rock and roll and soul-inspired beach music.
They had 14 top 30 hits, including #1 gold records “There Goes My Baby” and “Save the Last Dance for Me.” Other top ten hits included “This Magic Moment,” “Up on the Roof, “ “On Broadway, “ “Dance with Me,” “Under the Boardwalk” and “Saturday Night at the Movies.” Charlie’s tenor voice and charismatic stage performance continue to amaze audiences worldwide.
The Marcels always bring Proctors’ crowd to their feet with their high-energy stage performance. Originating in Pittsburgh, they were one of the first bi=racial groups in rock. Their monster hit “Blue Moon” was #1 worldwide and sold more than 2.5 million copies. “Heartaches” was also a gold record, and they appeared in movies: “Twist Around the Clock” and “Bikini Beach” starring Annette Funicello and Frankie Avalon. Original member Walter Maddox still leads and manages the Marcels.
The Capris make their Proctors debut. Hailing from the Italian-American community in Queens, they had a smash hit “There’s a Moon out Tonight.” Their second hit, “Morse code of Love, was redone in 1984 by Manhattan Transfer and became a big hit.
The Del-Satins also make their Proctors debut. Renowned for their backup harmonies on Dion’s hit records, including “Runaround Sue” and “The Wanderer” and Len Barry’s hits, they combined with Johnny Maestro to form the Brooklyn Bridge. Founding member Stan Zizka continues to lead them.
Jimmy Gallagher, former lead singer of the Passions, is known for his impassioned lead vocals on hits such as “Just to Be with You,” “I Only Want You” and “This is My Love.”
Last but certainly not least, Kid Kyle returns. He first performed at Proctors before he was a teenager, and he brought down the house. At age 8, Kyle was a contestant in American Idol Junior and has been featured on the Today show and Good Morning New York. Most recently, he appeared on T. J. Lubinsky’s recent PBS special “Doo Wop Generations” and continues to keep our music alive and well.
Seven great acts all in one night of unforgettable music. Get your tickets now and thanks to Proctors loyal audience for keeping great music alive.