The B-Street Band
The Original Bruce Springsteen returns to Stangl Stage!
March 3, 8pm (Doors open at 7:30pm)
From the heart of the Jersey shore, “Backstreets” was the first band in the world to do a unique tribute to a live performer. There are now an estimated 14,000 tribute bands following their lead and performing all over the world.
Nearly 5,500 performances and 34 years later, the B-Street Band is still the hardest working tribute band on the circuit, with almost 200 shows per year throughout the country.
The BSTREETBAND and BRUCE fans
Notable performances include opening for Bruce outside at the Philadelphia Spectrum for the final 4 shows of the historic arena. Additionally, The B-Street Band performed before Bruce shows at Wachovia, MetLife Stadium, Prudential Center, and the newly constructed Comcast Xfinity Center at Citizens Bank Park.
The band was proud to accept an invitation from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame “Life and Music of Bruce Springsteen” exhibition at the Constitutional Center in Philadelphia. They were featured during the opening, middle and closing nights—a real honor for any tribute band.
The 9-piece premier Chicago Tribute Band
May 5, 8pm (Doors open at 7:30pm)
Stangl Stage welcomes Chicago 9, the Premier Chicago Tribute band in the Delaware Valley area, if not the East Coast! Chicago 9 is committed and excited to bring you the best sounds possible and make you feel like they've taken you back to yesteryear. For the love of the band "Chicago", they bring you "Chicago 9" a Tribute to the music of Chicago!!
This group of the top talented musicians in each of their musical categories from the Willingboro Jazz band had put together a sound that was a replica of the group, Chicago. The band was together for a brief 6 months and disbanded as members of the group went on to college. At that time, Phil had a vision to some day bring back that style and type band, this vision became a reality in January 2010.
They started rehearsals in mid-summer 2010 and after only three rehearsals performed their first live show for a video demo shoot in August 2010. The response to that show was amazing as the crowd gave a standing ovation. They knew that they were on to something very special and continued to work to become the best they could be.
American Folk Rock
June 2, 8pm (Doors open at 7:30pm)
Rex Fowler and Neal Shulman have spent a lifetime of making music together as the folk/rock duo, Aztec Two-Step. After taking their name from a poem by beat poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti, and with four plus decades as staples of progressive FM radio, major record deals and non-stop touring, Rex and Neal continue to impress audiences with intelligent songwriting, dazzling acoustic lead guitar and soaring two-part harmonies. The duo has performed worldwide, been critically acclaimed in major U.S. newspapers, reviewed in Rolling Stone Magazine and appeared on numerous radio and TV shows, including The King Biscuit Flour Hour and David Letterman.
The story of Aztec Two-Step is intertwined with the history of folk/rock music in America. Originating from a chance meeting at an “open mic night” in a Boston folk club in 1971, Rex & Neal’s first four albums on Elektra & RCA Records helped usher the music of the 60’s into the 1970’s and beyond, leaving an indelible mark on the musical genre. As their recording career continued, so did the critical acclaim. In 1986, their album “Living in America” was named in Billboard’s year-end critic’s poll. It also received the New York Music Award for the Best Folk Album.
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