The music of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons will be featured when The Jersey Four perform on week eight of the 2015 Downtown Sounds Concert Series at the Village Square Plaza in Glen Cove on Aug. 21 at 7:30 pm. This popular tribute band has received critical acclaim for their authentic portrayal of the legendary Rock and Roll Hall of Famers.
The long-running hit musical “Jersey Boys” has introduced the music of The Four Seasons to a new generation and the legendary ‘60s group is still touring today. Jersey Four pays homage to this popular band with their unique vocals and fabulous stage show. They wear authentic costumes, play Fender-Stratocaster and Gibson Firebird and Thunderbird guitars and use Fender Amplifiers just like the iconic group. They also eschew the use of pre-recorded music and lip synching to keep the experience as real as it can get.
The Jersey Four takes audience members on a journey from early Four Seasons’ number-one hits through Frankie Valli’s solo career right up to the present day. This means they span over 50 years of music with “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Rag Doll,” “Walk Like a Man” and “Who Loves You” just some of the timeless classics they perform.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame declared The Four Seasons the most popular rock and roll band prior to The Beatles and “Jersey Boys” brought that phenomenon to the present day. Relive the experience when The Jersey Four takes the stage at Downtown Sounds 2015.
Every Friday night during July and August, the Downtown Business Improvement District and the City of Glen Cove join forces to bring Downtown Sounds to the Village Square at the intersection of Glen and Bridge Streets. This annual outdoor concert series, which is free to the public, is designed to use music as a promotional tool to boost the local economy. The weekly concerts typically bring 600-1,000 people to the city’s streets, which increases patronage of local businesses including many area restaurants. The event has grown substantially since its debut in 1997 and the city now closes School Street due to the overflow crowds.
Presenting sponsors for Downtown Sounds 2015 are Bethpage Federal Credit Union and Garvies Point. Other sponsors include American Community Bank, North Shore-LIJ Glen Cove Hospital, North Coast Subaru, Kimco Realty, American Paving & Masonry Corp., Bridge Marine, The Downtown Cafe and The Glen Cove Printery. Media partner is The SUNY College at Old Westbury, OWWR Old Westbury Web Radio (www.owwrny.org) and OWTV Old Westbury Television. Host Joe Manfredi will be streaming the concerts live on www.ustream.tv; keyword: OWWRNY. Free parking for Downtown Sounds is available at the nearby municipal garage. In the case of rain, the advertised acts will perform at the Wunsch Arts Center at R.M. Finley Middle School on Forest Avenue. For more information, call the Glen Cove BID at 516-759-6570, or visit the Web at http://www.glencovedowntown.org or www.downtownsoundslive.org.