(Article by Spotlight Central. Photos by Love Imagery)

Excitement is in the air this Thursday, September 14, 2023 evening at Holmdel, NJ’s PNC Bank Arts Center as music lovers excitedly anticipate a Malt Shop Memories Live concert featuring Bobby Wilson, Dennis Tufano, Charlie Thomas’ Drifters, The Happenings, The Tymes, Johnny Farina, The Chiclettes, The Coda Band, and Vinnie Medugno.

Presented by the Garden State Arts Foundation, tonight’s show is a free event in a season which has already featured performances by Herman’s Hermits featuring Peter Noone, The Lettermen, and Tony Orlando.

Vice President of GSAF’s Board of Trustees Ron Gravino welcomes concertgoers to tonight’s program. He thanks the sponsors of the show along with GSAF executive director Cookie Santiago and Bob O’Brien and the many GSAF volunteers for their help with this evening’s concert.

Gravino introduces tonight’s Malt Shop Memories show emcee — MusicRadio 77-WABC disc jockey and entertainer Vinnie Medugno — who takes the stage performing Gene Pitney’s “Town Without Pity” accompanied by The Chiclettes vocal trio and The Coda Band.

To learn more about Malt Shop Memories cruises — including the upcoming 2024 cruise featuring Charlie Thomas’ Drifters with Jeff Hall, The Coasters, Johnny Farina, and Vinnie Medugno along with The Beach Boys, The Four Tops, Chubby Checker, and more — please go to maltshopcruise.com.