All-Star Doo-Wop NightDate: Tuesday, November 19, 2019Time: 6:15 pm
Starring Original Lead Singer Larry Chance and The Earls and Original Lead Singer Vito Picone and The Elegants
Spanning from the late 1950s into the new millennium, The Earls have continuously been pleasing audiences with their flawless harmonies ceaseless vitality and endearing dedication to their fans. Larry Chance & the Earls represent the music that helped define Rock 'N' Roll, the original doo-wop era that put the street corner- society onto the national charts.
Larry Chance was Born in South Philadelphia, PA. He grew up in a neighborhood noted for its show business roots, spawning such talents as Fabian, Frankie Avalon, Chubby Checker, Mario Lanza, Danny & the Juniors, Joey Bishop, David Brenner, and many more. It was here Chance began his love affair with show business.
It was 1955 when his family moved to the Bronx, NY, there Larry discovered that vocal groups were to be found on almost every street corner, so he developed one of his own in 1957, with five friends, and called his group, the High-Hatters. By 1960 the group had evolved into what would then be called "the Earls". Larry and company have placed many songs on the charts, including Life Is But a Dream, Never, I Believe, and of course the classic Remember Then. They've recorded many other classics including Looking For My Baby, Eyes, Kissin' and Cry, Cry, Cry, etc...
Vito Picone was born and raised in South Beach, Staten Island spent four years at New Dorp H.S. He has owned Headline Talent Inc., a booking agency on Broadway in New York City for over 25 years. He is still a resident of Staten Island currently residing in Prince's Bay. His old hangout, the F.D.R Boardwalk in South Beach, is where at any given summer night you could find a hundred or so teenagers including Bobby Darin or Johnny Maestro who's families had summer bungalows nearby.
The Elegants, still based on Staten Island, New York, was formed in 1956 by their lead singer, Vito Picone, who also co-wrote their # l hit single "Little Star." The record sold over 2-1/2 million copies worldwide in 1958. The group was named the #1 R&B and the #1 Pop artists of the year and adorned the cover of Cashbox Magazine receiving their gold record.
They toured throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico in the late 50s and early 60s along with the early legends of their time. The group has received the Million-Aires award for "Little Star" airing 1 million times on the radio. The song has been immortalized in the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame , was featured in numerous movies, and also in HBO's blockbuster series, "The Sopranos". Vito Picone And The Elegants appeared 8 times at Radio City Music Hall, were among the initial Doo-Wop artists to be presented at Carnegie Hall, the first Doo-Wop group ever to perform at Lincoln Center, and Vito's cameo appearance in the Oscar-winning movie "Goodfellas", top the list of their many outstanding accomplishments.
Evening 6:15 pm Dinner, 8:00 pm Show
$91.00 plus tax per person
$57.00 plus tax (Show Only)
Your Ticket price includes Dinner and Show.
Beverages and Gratuities are not included.