Stars Come Out At Capital One Bank Theatre
Live Nation presents Grammy nominated Alison Moyet with special guest Brendan James at the Capital One Bank Theatre at Westbury on Friday, October 10 at 8 p.m.
Moyet is best known for her singles "Love Resurrection," "All Cried Out," "Is This Love?" "Love Letters" and "It Won't Be Long."
Alison Moyet is a British pop singer who is known for her bluesy voice and for being one of the lead singers in the electro pop duo Yazoo (known as Yaz in the U.S.). Yazoo had several hits, including "Only You," "Don't Go," "Situation" and "Nobody's Diary."
In 1983, Moyet began a solo career and released her debut album, Alf, the following year. Alf, was a major success in Britain, hitting number one on the charts and launching the hit singles "Invisible," "All Cried Out," and "Love Resurrection."
Throughout the remainder of the 80's and the 90's, Moyet released five more al-bums, all which made the U.K. charts.
In 2002, Moyet released her first studio album in eight years, Hometime. The release of the CD launched Moyet into the top five best-selling female UK artists of 2002 and resulted in a BRIT Awards nomination for Best Female Vocal as well as a nomination for the Mercury Music Prize.
Voice, an eclectic collection of covers, was released in 2004 and entered the UK charts at #7. On October 15, 2007, Moyet released her newest album, The Turn, which features the single "One More Time." The album debuted at #21 on the U.K. albums chart and features an eclectic mix of self-penned songs, including the three numbers she wrote for the stage play.
Brendan James is a contemporary singer-songwriter and pianist from New Hampshire. He released his debut album, The Day Is Brave, through the major record label Universal/Decca Records on June 3, 2008.
The album debuted in the Top 10 Billboard Heatseeker Charts. James currently lives in Brooklyn and has a loyal following New York City, as well as across the country.
Hot Autumn Nights: October 11
Live Nation presents Hot Autumn Nights starring Tommy James & The Shondells, The Turtles featuring Flo & Eddie, The Grass Roots, and The Buckinghams at the Capital One Bank Theatre at Westbury on Saturday, October 11 at 8 p.m.
Tommy James is an American poprock musician, singer, songwriter and record producer, best known as leader of the 1960's rock band Tommy James
and the Shondells. After a DJ found a copy of James' single "Hanky Panky" in 1965, the song and his career took off. From 1967 to 1969, the group turned out hit after hit, many which made it to the top tenincluding "I Think We're Alone Now," "Mony Mony," "Crimson and Clover," and "Sweet Cherry Wine." To this day, Tommy James has sold over 100 million records.
He has been awarded 23 gold singles and nine gold and platinum albums. James has left an indelible mark on his industry and his generation with credits and longevity as an artist, songwriter, and performer that few have equaled.
With the ever increasing popularity of his music, there seems to be no end in sight.
The Turtles were one of the more enjoyable American pop groups of the 1960s, moving from folk-rock to a sparkling fusion of chamber-pop and straight-ahead good-time pop. They produced at least a dozen memorable, radio-friendly chart singles including the hits "Happy Together," "Let Me Be" and "You Baby."
The Grass Roots are a U.S. rock and roll band who, between 1967 and 1972, set a record for being on the Billboard charts for 307 straight weeks. They have sold over 30 million records worldwide and are one of only nine bands that have charted twenty nine or more Top 100 Billboard singles. Some of their hit singles include "Lets Live For Today," "Things I Should Have Said," "Midnight Confessions," "Wait A Million Years," "Temptation Eyes," "Sooner Or Later" and "Two Divided By Love."
The Buckinghams are an American rock band which saw enormous radio popularity in 1967, becoming one of the top-selling rock groups of that year. They have had a number of Billboard Top 10 hits including "Kind Of A Drag," "Don't You Care," "Mercy, Mercy, Mercy," "Hey Baby (They're Playing Our Song)" and "Susan."