The BrooklynBridgeDecember 17, 2018 / bynbjkalw / Categories : 2019 Entertainment Series, 2020 Entertainment Series
The Brooklyn Bridge
Saturday, January 25, 2020
The Brooklyn Bridge Band was formed in March of 1968 in NY and had their first of many hit records, “The Worst That Could Happen” in 1969. They have performed at every major concert venue over the years including Madison Square Garden, Carnegie Hall, The Beacon Theater and Radio City Music Hall and more and shared the stage with a diverse group of legendary artists such as Billy Joel,Tony Bennett, Dion, The Righteous Brothers, The Beach Boys and Steppenwolf. The Bridge has also made many classic television appearances performing on The Ed Sullivan Show, The Mike Douglas Show and The Della Reese show amongst others.
The band consists of vocalist, Les Cauchi, an original member and also a member of the The Del-Satins. The Del-Satins recorded all the background vocals on all of Dion Di Mucci’s greatest hits, which included “Run Around Sue” and “Ruby Baby”. They were also regulars on The Clay Cole TV Shows and Murry The K’s Rock and Roll Shows. Other original members are James Rosica (bass player and vocalist) and Joe Ruvio (vocalist). Both were members of the local Long Island, NY garage band called ‘The Rhythm Method’. Louis Agiesta (drummer) toured with the cast of the famous “Jesus Christ Super Star Show” before becoming a member of the band in the early 1970s. Joining the band in the early seventies are Martin D’Amico (keyboards and vocalist), and, James Sarle (Lead Guitarist) who played on a few of the early Brooklyn Bridge recordings before actually becoming a member of the band in the mid 1970s. Rounding off the ensemble is lead vocalist Joe “Bean” Esposito. Joe is a Grammy nominated singer/songwriter whose career spans the 1970s to the present day. Donna Summer, Aretha Franklin, Labelle, Stephen Stills and others have recorded his songs.
Doors Open: 6pm – Show Begins: 7pm