In Concert - The Simon & Garfunkel Songbook
Friday, April 20, 2012 • 6:20pm
On Saturday May 12th, Brotherhood Concerts will present a community benefit concert event with a tribute to The Simon & Garfunkel Songbook. The show takes place at The Sanctuary At TBJ , 1025 South Orange Avenue, Short Hills, NJ.
Appearances and very special surprise musical performances have been confirmed. Due to contractual agreement, and at the request of the musical performers, the surprise guest stars cannot be announced prior to Showtime. But this is one you won’t want to miss!
NJ resident Alan Zweibel will also be appearing live. Alan was one of the original writer for Saturday Night Live. His credits also include work on Curb Your Enthusiasm, It's Gary Shandling's Show, The Late Show with David Letterman, Broadway’s 700 Sunday’s with Billy Crystal, and Martin Short’s Broadway hit Fame Becomes Me.
He also co-created Rosanne Roseannadanna with Gilda Radnor. Alan will appear with hilarious tidbits relating to the work of the famous musical duo.
In addition, Pete Fornatale will present his newly revised interactive Simon & Garfunkel contribution and co-host the evening.
If you grew up in New York as a fan of folk music, or acoustic rock for that matter, Pete Fornatale is probably a huge reason why. From his Campus Caravan on WFUV in 1964 to his debut on WNEW in 1970 to his "Mixed Bag", which began on WNEW in 1982 and continues today on WFUV, Pete has been "a staple of New York radio for multiple generations of listeners for over 40 years." You've have probably watched him on PBS "as an expert guest commentator on PBS specials featuring The Bee Gees, Bobby Darin, Bob Dylan, John Fogerty, The Grateful Dead, Jimi Hendrix, The Mamas & The Papas, The Moody Blues, Roy Orbison, Peter, Paul & Mary, Simon & Garfunkel, James Taylor and The Weavers."
Pete has also written several books, and "has won numerous awards during his lengthy and diverse career."
Pete’s multimedia program is titled The Simon & Garfunkel Songbook: How Terribly Strange to be 70 looks at the tumultuous history of Simon & Garfunkel, beginning with their early years when they performed live and on television shows such as the Smothers Brothers. The presentation is highlighted by anecdotes from the Pete’s lengthy career as an interviewer, DJ and author.
Both before and after Alan’s segment and Pete's presentation, there will be live music from very famous surprise musical guests performing Simon & Garfunkel songs.
Tickets can be purchase on-line at www.BrotherhoodConcerts.com or in person at Nancy And David Fine Jewels in Downtown Millburn. For any questions email info@BrotherhoodConcerts.com or call Concert Coordinator David Stone at 973-912-9640 ext 202.