Jay Siegel's Tokens, Joey Dee & The Starliters and The Angels Set for AN EVENING OF POP AND DOO WOP at Suncoast Showroom, 8/23-24
Acclaimed pop and doo wop acts will take the stage for "An Evening of Pop and Doo Wop" at the Suncoast Showroom August 23 and 24.
Jay Seigel's Tokens are best known for their doo wop hits, "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" and "Tonight I Fell in Love." The group later expanded into being the first vocal group to help produce singles for other artists, contributing to huge hits like 1962's "He's So Fine" by the Chiffons. Later productions include Tony Orlando and Dawn, The Happenings, Randy and The Rainbows, and Robert John. In addition to their contributions to pop music, members of the group have worked on advertising jingles for Clairol, General Foods, Wrigley's gum, Sunkist, Wendy's and more.
Best known for the 1962 single "Peppermint Twist," which hit #1 on the U.S. charts and was awarded a gold disc by Dick Clark of American Bandstand, Joey Dee and the Starliters have become a staple in the rock, rhythm and doo wop genres. Additionally, Joey Dee and The Starliters filmed the movie "Hey, Let's Twist," which showcased singles including "Shout - Part I;" a track that reached #6 on the U.S. charts, sold over one million copies, and earned the group their second gold disc. Members include Joey Dee, Dave Brigati, Ronnie Dee and Jamie Lee.
Female rock 'n' roll group The Angels are widely known for their 1963 #1 hit single "My Boyfriend's Back." Additional chart topping hits include "'Til" and "Cry Baby Cry." The group, formed by two "Jersey" girls, is currently portrayed in the Broadway musical "Jersey Boys." The Angels lineup includes original members Jiggs Allbut Sirico and Peggy Santiglia Davison, along with Jiggs' daughter, Karalyn Hugo.
Showtime each evening is 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available from $15.95, plus tax and fees. Tickets can be purchased at any Boyd Gaming box office, by calling 702.636.7075, or visiting www.suncoastcasino.com.