It’s literally a dream come true, as the four original members of The Rascals are coming back to the valley for the first time in over four decades.
But this is no ordinary concert, in fact it’s more than a concert: it’s a hybrid of a rock concert and a Broadway show. And it’s at the most spectacular venue in Arizona – the Orpheum Theatre October 14-20.
Produced and directed by Steven Van Zandt (yes, THAT Steven Van Zandt), the story will take us through not only The Rascals own history, but the history of the 60’s in 30 songs! I say we because I already bought my tickets.
Earlier today I spoke with lead singer Felix Cavaliere and drummer Dino Danelli in seperate interviews. I began with Felix by asking if there is a comparison to be made between ‘Once Upon A Dream’ and ‘Jersey Boys’, the story of the Four Seasons. We even talked about local promoter and valley good guy Danny Zelisko, who Felix described as……..you’ll just have to listen to the interview.