An Afternoon with Cornell Gunter’s Coasters, The Drifters and The Platters
WHEN: Sunday, February 14, at 2 p.m.
WHERE: The Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College, 118 Lamington Road, Branchburg
TICKETS: $25 and $35. To purchase tickets or for more information, call the Box Office, 908-725-3420, or order online at www.rvccArts.org. Senior citizen, student and group discounts are available for most performances.
The presentation is part of the Theatre’s Major Artists Series.
Jump back to the decades when songs held meaning, music had rhythm, and the singers produced the greatest harmony on earth. The musical afternoon will feature the greatest hits of Cornell Gunter’s Coasters (left), The Drifters and The Platters. The Coasters will offer hits like "Young Blood," "Sweet Georgia Brown," "Charlie Brown," "Poison Ivy," "Along Came Jones" and "Yakety Yak." Selections from The Platters will include such great tunes as "Only You (And You Alone)," "The Great Pretender," "(You've Got) The Magic Touch," "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes" and "With This Ring." And don't miss such Drifters’ hits as "Under the Boardwalk," "This Magic Moment," "Up On The Roof," "Save the Last Dance For Me" and "On Broadway."
Ticket holders and members of the community are invited to participate in a free, ’1950s-’60s era swing dance lesson, from 12:45-1:30 p.m., at the Theatre at RVCC. The dance lesson will be conducted by instructors from Ludo’s Ballroom of Whitehouse. To reserve a spot in the class, email your name and number of people participating to Lisa Melillo at Lisa.Melillo@raritanval.edu.
Serving Somerset and Hunterdon County residents for close to 50 years, RVCC is an educational and cultural center that is nationally recognized for its innovative programming, service to the community and environmental leadership. The College offers more than 90 associate degrees and certificates, as well as career training, professional development and personal enrichment courses. The College also has a performing arts center and planetarium.
RVCC is committed to offering a quality and affordable education through effective teaching, liaisons with the community’s businesses and state-of-the-art technology. For further information, visit www.raritanval.edu.