WPCNR STAGE DOOR. From Westco Productions (Edited). September 23, 2007: Westco Productions, the 28-year old White Plains based arts organization primarily known for its wide variety of programs for children and families, is launching a new program, Gold Star Concerts, offering top-rate artists in concert.
The fall Gold Star Concerts begins on September 30th with a concert featuring two of the most popular groups in recent music history: The Lovin’ Spoonful and The Grass Roots featuring founder and lead vocalist Rob Grill. This concert will be at the Tarrytown Music Hall at 7:30 pm.
60s Rock DoubleHeader in Concert.
Did You Ever Have to Make Up Your Mind, What a Day for a Daydream, Summer in the City, You Didn't Have to Be So Nice and more Lovin Spoonful classics will be performed by The Spoonful next Saturday night
The Grassroots Deliver Midnight Confessions, Let's Live for Today and Sooner or Later on the same night. 2 Concerts for the Price of 1 -- at Tarrytown Music Hall.
Westco began promoting concerts last season and has decided to expand the program due to the outstanding audience response received when Westco presented such artists as Judy Collins, Livingston Taylor, Lucy Kaplansky and Maura O’Connell. Although based in White Plains on the 4th floor of the Arts Exchange building, Westco performs at various venues, and stages its concerts at the Irvington Town Hall Theater and the Tarrytown Music Hall.
The Spoonful and the Roots start the season this Saturday to be followed in October by the legendary Kingston Trio and in November by another classic rock doubleheader featuring Gary Puckett and The Union Gap and The Association.
The Lovin’ Spoonful has been making music for more than 40 years! It was the first U.S. band to successfully challenge the ”British invasion” of the 60’s and land a top ten hit. Their hits are absolutely timeless – ‘Do You Believe in Magic,” “Daydream,” “You Didn’t Have To Be So Nice,” “Nashville Cats,” and “(Hot Town) Summer in the City.” Jon Sebastian no longer performs with the band.
The Grass Roots continues to thrill audiences with the music which kept the group on the Billboard magazine charts for an unbelievable 307 straight weeks! The Grass Roots still holds the record for the largest crowd to attend a concert by a single headline act when 600,000 heard them in concert in Washington, DC. Their classic tunes include: “Midnight Confessions,” “Let’s Live for Today,” “Sooner or Later,” “Temptation Eyes,” and so many more.
Westco Brings Back The Kingston Trio for their Annual Benefit Concert
On October 27th, Westco brings The Kingston Trio to the stage of the Irvington Town Hall Theater for their Annual Benefit Concert. Bill Zorn, George Grove and Rick Dougherty expect to sell-out wherever they perform, and all indications are that this exclusive Westchester appearance will be no exception. The annual gala will mark the beginning of Westco’s 28th season. Long-time Westco supporter Chester S. Day will be the honoree, and The Kingston Trio will join supporters at a special reception after the concert at the new Doubletree Hotel in Tarrytown.
Kingston Trio songs are part of the foundation of American folk and folk-pop music, including: “Tom Dooley,” “M.T.A.,” “Scotch and Soda,” “Molly Dee,” “Where Have All the Flowers Gone?,” “Greenback Dollar,” “A Worried Man,” and so many more.
Rock Class Double Bill Number 2 -- Gary Puckett and The Union Gap and The Association
Gary Puckett with his hits Young Girl, Lady Will Power, and Over You