2011-04-01 / Community

Doo Wop Show Rocks BCHS Saturday Night


The Beach Channel High School stage was transformed into a 1960s venue for the annual Doo-Wop concert. The Beach Channel High School stage was transformed into a 1960s venue for the annual Doo-Wop concert. The last in a long run of Harry G’s Doo Wop Spectacular played Beach Channel High School last Saturday night, bringing back such favorites as Kenny Vance and the Planotones, Vito and the Salutations and the Fireflies. The concert drew hundreds of locals and lasted until well after midnight.



British performer Tony Lee sang the songs of Roy Orbison. British performer Tony Lee sang the songs of Roy Orbison.

Kenny Vance, a one-time local resident, sings his signature song, “Looking for an Echo.” Kenny Vance, a one-time local resident, sings his signature song, “Looking for an Echo.”

Harry G, the “Duke of Doo Wop,” poses with the Quotations and a fan prior to the Saturday night show. Harry G, the “Duke of Doo Wop,” poses with the Quotations and a fan prior to the Saturday night show.

Show producer Harry G poses with Kenny Vance and the Planotones Show producer Harry G poses with Kenny Vance and the Planotones

Vito and the Salutations perform. Vito and the Salutations perform.

Above: Rockaway Assemblywoman Pheffer. Bottom: Emcee Harry G. Above: Rockaway Assemblywoman Pheffer. Bottom: Emcee Harry G.


Kenny Vance returns the love. Kenny Vance returns the love.

The Fireflies. All photos Thomas Moynihan. by The Fireflies. All photos Thomas Moynihan. by

The Manhattan Skyline performs. The Manhattan Skyline performs.

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