234 SPRING STREET

NEWTON, NJ, 07860

973-940-NEWT

www.TheNewtonTheatre.com

The Brooklyn Bridge, now known as The Brooklyn Bridge Band, was formed in 1968 by Johnny Maestro, known for his early recordings with one of the first integrated groups named The Crests. His most notable hit was16 Candles.


They had their first of many hit records, The Worst That Could Happen, in 1969. They have performed at every major concert venue over the years including Madison Square Garden, Carnegie Hall, The Beacon Theater and Radio City Music Hall …..and shared the stage with a diverse group of legendary artists such as Billy Joel, Tony Bennett, Dion, The Righteous Brothers, The Beach Boys and Steppenwolf. The Brooklyn Bridge has also made many classic television appearances performing on The Ed Sullivan Show, The Mike Douglas Show and The Della Reese show, amongst others.


The band consists of vocalist, Les Cauchi, an original member and also a member of the The Del-Satins. The  Del-Satins recorded the background vocals on all of Dion Di Mucci's greatest hits which included Run Around Sue and Ruby Baby. They were also regulars on The Clay Cole TV Show and Murray The K's Rock and Roll Shows. Other original members are James Rosica (Bass player and vocalist) and Joe Ruvio (vocalist). Louis Agiesta (Drummer) toured with the cast of the famous Jesus Christ Super Star show before becoming a member of the band in the early 1970s. Also joining the band in the early seventies are Martin D'Amico (Keyboards and vocalist), and James Sarle (Lead Guitarist) who played on a few of the early Brooklyn Bridge recordings before actually becoming an official member of the band. Rounding off the ensemble, is lead vocalist Joe "Bean" Esposito. Joe is a Grammy nominated singer/songwriter whose career spans the 1970s to the present day. His songs have been recorded by Donna Summer, Aretha Franklin, Labelle, Stephen Stills and others.  Esposito was a member of the band Brooklyn Dreams, best known for their collaboration with Donna Summer on Heaven Knows and Bad Girls. In the 1980s, he's best known for his performances of the hit songs Lady, Lady, Lady from the 1983 film Flashdance and You're the Best from the 1984 film The Karate Kid. Esposito also supplied vocals on Brenda Russell's 1988 Piano in the Dark, as well as a duet with Laura Branigan on Come Into My Life from the Coming to America soundtrack (1988). Joe adds a new dimension to the group with his many hit songs and smooth R&B tinged vocals.

 


ONE OF THE GREATEST ROCK n ROLL VOCAL GROUPS of ALL TIME!

Purchase Tickets

Sunday, March 18, 2018 3pm

Tickets: $29 - $44

The Brooklyn Bridge is one of the greatest rock n roll vocal groups of all time. Through the decades they’ve released hit after hit, like Sixteen Candles, The Worst that Could Happen, Your Husband My Wife, You’ll Never Walk Alone and so many more. Take a trip down memory lane during this intimate performance by the classic Brooklyn Bridge Band.

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PUBLIC ON SALE: 10/13/17 10AM