SummerFest 2003 concert lineup
Luigi & Arlette
Luigi & Arlette
sensations with tunes from Natalie Cole to Andrea Bocelli. Arlette is the voice of the New Jersey Devils and Nets.
This show band performs selections from doo-wop to disco to today’s hot Latin sounds. Featuring Kenny Simmons, formerly of The Commodores.
Legendary oldies group whose roots originate from the ’60s. Selections include "Over the Rainbow" and "My Foolish Heart."
Kenny Vance &
The material for this contemporary vocal group is influenced by the music of the ’50s and ’60s. Kenny Vance, original member of Jay and the Americans, has been responsible for the scores to some rock n’ roll movies, including American Hot Wax and Eddie & the Cruisers.
He has appeared in concert halls and leading hotels throughout the world. Hits include "Spanish Eyes" and the theme from the movie The Godfather, in which he had a starring role.
Rhythm and blues style of music. Hits include, "Could This Be Magic," "Don’t Ask Me to Be Lonely," and "Be Sure My Love."
Bill Haley’s Comets
The very first rock n’ roll band. Since 1952 they have sold more than 80 million records, including "Rock Around the Clock," which sold over 40 million copies alone.
Their numerous recordings have lasted in popularity throughout the years and include "Sunday Kind of Love" and "Life Is But a Dream," to name a few.
Following in the footsteps of his mentor, Johnny Maestro, lead singer Tommy Marra is recognized by his powerful voice. Selections include "Sixteen Candles."
He has been entertaining audiences for the past 25 years with his popular horn selections such as "Feel So Good."
Popular groups from the ’60s and ’70s. Hits include, "Where Were You When I Needed You" and "The River Is Wide."
"Hey There Lonely Girl" is one of his best-remembered romantic ballads.
Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes
This group’s hits from the ’70s and ’80s include "If You Don’t Know Me by Now," "The Love I Lost" and "Bad Luck."
Gary U.S. Bonds
He performs and has written and arranged many of his hit singles, including "Quarter to Three," "New Orleans" and "Dear Lady Twist."
(Schedule and band
descriptions provided courtesy of Brick Township Special Events Office)