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Bells & Contessas
Strain & the Imperials, 1964 -, Part 4 in the series
Strain & the Imperials, 1961 - 1963 Part 3
Strain & the Fantastics Part 2
Strain & the Chips Part 1
Park Vocal Groups Pt. 2
Park Vocal Groups, Pt.1
Jimmy & The Tops
& Twilights, Deckers
from Philly's Francisville - Belltones, Joe Cook's Thrillers, Royal Demons,
- Part 1
- Part 2
Maestro, the Crests & Brooklyn Bridge
Stiles & the Medallions on Essex
Vic Donna Story
& the Nu-Ports
City Harmony: Calvaes, Blenders & Accents
The Del Larks
Richard Barrett Part 1:
Frankie Lymon & Teenagers
The Chantels, Clickettes,
Little Anthony & Imperials
Part 5: Lewis Lymon &
Teenchords Jimmy Castor & Juniors
Isley Bros, Del Knights
Richard Barrett Part 7: The 3 Degrees, Showmen
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Photos & Events
Murphy, Neighbors Complaint|
McNeil, Gospel Nobleaires|
Akens, 4 Dots|
Staples, Staple Singers|
McCrae, Cookies, Raeletts|
Carroll, Four Buddies, Orioles, Dappers, Ink Spots|
Speedo Carroll, Cadillacs|
Harris, Delfonics, Nat Turner Rebellion, R&B Soloist|
Chessler, Songwriter,Mentor to the Orioles|
Ward, Ward Singers, Gay Charmers|
Thomas, Vibranaires, Vibes, V-Eights, Orioles|
Jones, Moments Pleasure, Norristones, Copians|
Brown. The Counts|
Ellis, Trammps, Cordells, Exceptions|
Notes' Roosevelt Brodie|
& Brooklyn Bridge's Johnny Maestro|
& Vocaleers' Herman Dunham|
& Del-Knights' Eddie Edgehill|
1950's R&B &
Carolina Beach Music
Doo Wop Groups
Group Harmony Events Calendar
(Our calendar is divided into two parts: The first section
contains events Classic Urban Harmony is actively involved in. Scroll
down further and you'll find additional group harmony events that others are
producing, that we also support. We encourage you to attend as many
vocal harmony events as you can. It keeps our music alive. - C&P)
Classic Urban Harmony Events
Classic Urban Harmony Presentations, Concerts and Participating Events.
Thursday, April 17, 2014 [Newark, NJ]
Private Classic Urban Harmony presentation of "Crossing
Jordan: How African American Spirituals Changed the World" for the
Prudential Retired Employees Association
April 23, 2014 [Westfield, NJ]
Classic Urban Harmony Newly Updated Doo Wop Presentation
"Under The Streetlamp: Tales From the Doo Wop Era - Part 1" scheduled for the Westfield (NJ) Memorial Library,
Classic Urban Harmony's newly updated doo wop presentation
at the Westfield Memorial Public Library, 550 E. Broad Street, Westfield, NJ
07090, on Wednesday evening April 23, 2014, from 7 - 8:30 PM. Come
join us as we begin a new year of celebration of doo wop music. The
presentation is free to attend but you must register. Registration is
now open. Go to the Calendar page of
www.wmlnj.org to register.
June 16, 2014 [Somerset, NJ]
All New, "Doo Wop Groups of Central New Jersey"
scheduled for the Franklin Township Public Library, June 16.
Classic Urban Harmony has put together a completely new
multimedia presentation on Doo Wop and R&B groups from Central New Jersey.
We'll be covering groups from New Brunswick, Trenton, Plainfield, Somerville
and the surrounding area. Come hear about groups like the Golden
Bells, Contessas, Majestics, Admirations, Parliaments, Del Larks and many
more. We'll even play videos of some of the current area acappella
groups. It takes place on Monday evening June 16 from 7 - 8:30 PM at
the Franklin Township Public Library, 485 DeMott Lane, Somerset, NJ.
The presentation is free to attend but you must register. We'll let
you know when you can sign up.
July 9, 2014 [Somerset, NJ]
FREE, Live, Acappella Concert by "A Perfect Blend" at
the Franklin Township Public Library, July 9.
Each year Classic Urban Harmony is pleased to assist the
Franklin Township Public Library by recommending a great acappella group for
their free Summer Concert Series. This year, we have another great
acappella group, the Philadelphia R&B and doo wop vocal group, A Perfect
Blend. If you haven't yet heard this fine Philadelphia group, you're
in for a treat! It takes place on Wednesday evening July 9 from 7 -
8:30 PM at the Franklin Township Public Library, 485 DeMott Lane, Somerset,
NJ. We expect registration to fill up quickly for this one, so watch
our website to find out when you can register.
August 8, 2014 [Lake Hopatcong, NJ]
Private Classic Urban Harmony presentation of "Under
The Streetlamp: Tales From the Doo Wop Era" for the Garden State Yacht Club.
Calendar of Other Group Harmony Events We Support
(For time and space limitations, here we list only events
containing live performances by doo wop vocal groups. If you have an
event you'd like listed, please email us details including a flyer, if
possible. We can only accept flyers in .jpg form, preferably at 700
pixels in the longest direction. You can email us event notices at
We reserve the right to list only those events we feel are appropriate. - C&P)
May 17, 2014 [Lyndhurst, NJ]
Little Isidore & Inquisitors at Whiskey Cafe, Lyndhurst
Little Isidore & the Inquistors will be live on stage and up
close at the Whiskey Cafe, 1050 Wall Street, Lyndhurst NJ, on Saturday night
May 17. There'll be two shows; 9 and 11 PM. See the flyer below
May 18, 2014 [Paramus, NJ]
Vocal Group Harmony Association (VGHA) presents "A
Cappella Extravaganza IV"
The Vocal Group Harmony Association (VGHA) presents "A
Cappella Extravaganza IV" on Sunday afternoon May 18, 2014 from 2 - 6 PM
(doors open at 1 PM). Hosted by Nicky G and friends. Performing
acappella groups will be named later. It all happens at the Paramus
Elks, 200 Route 17, Paramus NJ (right behind the Raymour & Flanigan).
Details TBA. For information call 201-303-3218.
May 31, 2014 [East Rutherford, NJ]
Richard Nader's 25th Anniversary All Star Concert to
star the Belmonts, Cleveland Stills & the Dubs, Larry Chance & the Earls,the
Chantels, the Capris, the Duprees, Kenny Vance & the Planotones, the
Mello-Kings, Vito & the Salutations and Tommy Mara & the Crests.
Save the date! Richard Nader's 25th Anniversary All
Star Concert will take place at the Izod Center on Saturday May 31, 2014 and
will star the Belmonts, Cleveland Stills & the Dubs, Larry Chance & the
Earls,the Chantels, the Capris, the Duprees, Kenny Vance & the Planotones,
the Mello-Kings, Vito & the Salutations and Tommy Mara & the Crests.
More details later.
Saturday, June 21, 2014 [Ambler, PA] -
Note New Date
The Norristones & Quiet Storm concert in Ambler, PA is
postponed until June 21, 2014 due to inclement weather.
Rockin' Memories presents "Oh What a Night for Love" concert
featuring the Norristones and Quiet Storm on Saturday night, June 21,
2014. It takes place at the Temple Ambler Campus Auditorium, 580
Meetinghouse Road, Ambler, PA. Doors open at 6:30 PM with open
seating. Concert starts at 7 PM. Tickets $20 in advance, $25 at
the door. Call 610-277-3063 for tickets and info.
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