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The Rascals

The Midtown Men Tell It Like It Is... Was... Will Be (Part I)

Pamela Glasner | Posted 01.14.2015 | Entertainment
Pamela Glasner

The Oxford English Dictionary defines 'phenomenon' as an occurrence, perceived through the senses, the cause or explanation of which is in question. I cannot imagine a more fitting description for The Midtown Men and the exhilaration which both precedes and follows their every public appearance.

McCartney Still Gives Me Wings

John Garrett Andrews | Posted 11.17.2013 | Entertainment
John Garrett Andrews

The Beatles, with their combination of nostalgia for '50s pop rock n roll and rockabilly, love of early '60s soul and girl groups as well as classic tin pan alley "tunesmithing," provided the pre-pubescent AM radio nursery rhymes for my exact generation.

Theater: The (Not So Young) Rascals Tear It Up on Broadway

Michael Giltz | Posted 06.16.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

If you want to hear the difference between nostalgia and celebration, the difference between a tribute to rock and roll and real rock and roll, see The Rascals on Broadway.

The Rascals Take Broadway

Steven Rosen | Posted 04.19.2013 | Fifty
Steven Rosen

With the Four Seasons being the source material for Jersey Boys, and Springsteen still going strong, it seemed a good time to revive interest in the Rascals. Indeed, to revive the Rascals, themselves.

My Top Five Concerts of the Year for 2012

Holly Cara Price | Posted 03.04.2013 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

Looking back on 2012, I don't think any year in recent memory comes close to this one in how many times I went to see live music. Here's my view of the top musical experiences I had this past year -- in no particular order.

New Tunes On Monday: Yusuf (Cat Stevens), Ben Harper and Relentless7, Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band, New York Dolls, and Paul Potts

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Ever since Cat Stevens embraced Islam, the West has been clueless when it comes to accepting the former superstar. His latest release, Roadsinger, is a good start in rebuilding that emotional bridge to Stevens.