BIG PUSSY'S GANGSTER SQUAD IS COMING TO A CITY NEAR YOU TO DELIVER A SPECIAL HIT
Big Pussy's (Vinny Pastore) Gangster Squad has been appearing at venues in the New York Tri State area, playing a mixture of classic hits from all different music genres, Rhythm and Blues, Rock & Roll, Funk, Soul, and Reggae. With several upcoming shows, the band is looking forward to interacting with the audience, getting them out of their seats to give them an enjoyable evening of fun, that they will remember the good times of that night for a long time.
Vinny Pastore, besides singing to the Feds in his role as Sal ‘Big Pussy' Bonpensiero', on HBO's Emmy winning television series "The Sopranos", has been singing on stage with his band Big Pussy's Gangster Squad . As the former owner of the famed Crazy Horse Club in New Rochelle, NY, he was a considered a maverick for bringing many famous musicians to the Westchester club scene. As an actor, writer and director, he has over 25 year's experience in show business, with appearances on Broadway in the musicals, “Chicago” and recently in Woody Allen's “Bullets over Broadway”, movies (Mikey Blue Eyes, Gotti) and guest appeared on several television shows (General Hospital, Law & Order, Celebrity Apprentice).
About the band: Big Pussy's Gangster Squad members are of level musicians, and friends that have been part of Mr. Pastore life and career. All have their own successful music careers, having played with some of the best acts in the business. The band is comprised of Frank Pisani on keyboard and vocals, Al Orlo on lead guitar, Eddie Denise on bass guitar and vocals, Charlie Powers on drums and vocals, The Great Baron on Saxophone, and Blues singer Tommy ‘Blues' Buddha. Alternate musicians include Joel Smith & Gil Paris on guitar, Cliff Hackford & Bobby Deitch on drums, Rich Greenop on bass guitar; Special guests have included Jason Denise, Benny Harrison, Killer Joe, Lou Merola, & Batman from the Lido Soul Band, Precious Pia and Olinda Turrturro have been guest vocalists and the Great Gene Dinapoli, an Elvis Impersonator.
The bands past performances have included The Cutting Room/NYC; Resorts World Casino, Queens, NY; Goshen Historic Racetrack, Goshen, NY ; The New Meadowlands Racetrack, East Rutherford, NJ; Wonder Bar & Asbury Lanes in Asbury Park, NJ; The Hudson Room, NYC; Postos, New Rochelle, NY; The Bayou, Mount Vernon, NY; Hill Country, NYC; Brewskies, Bronx, NY; Joe & Joe, Pearl River, NY; White Sand Oceanfront Spa and Resort , Point Pleasant, NJ; Ranchero Cantina, Emerson, NJ; and as part of a Light of Day event to raise money for Parkinson's disease at the Emerson Theater in Mamaroneck, NY..
The band is available for public, private & corporate events, including casinos, theater venues and cruises, with meet & greet packages available. Mr. Pastore is available for interviews. Press passes are available for all shows.
To book Vincent Pastore's Gangster Squad please contact Vincent Pastore at email@example.com, Suzy Yengo at firstname.lastname@example.org or Anthony Amato Productions www.amatoentertainmentagency.webs.com email email@example.com
Thursday, April 13, 2017 Jam Session @ Cha Cha's ~ Cha Cha's In Bocca Al Lupo 113 Mulberry Streeet, Little Italy, NYC Hosted by Killer Joe and Vinny Pastore, Come early for a table! Adm $10. @ door 8 pm
Sunday, April 23, 2017 "Sunday Gravy with Vincent Pastore & The Gangster Squad" Diamond Spring Italian Restaurant & Bar, 35 Evergreen Ave, Nutley, NJ Frank Pisani, Musical Director, Special Guest Olinda Turturro 3 PM For Reservations (973) 661-3020
Friday April 28, 2017 Hard Rock Cafe-Niagara Falls, 333 Prospect St, Niagara Falls, NY Kenny Blake on Sax, Peter Eklas on guitar
Saturday, May 13, 2017 Knights of Columbus 327 Westchester Ave Port Chester, NY Doors Open 7 Admission $30. includes dinner For tickets call 914-907-4068 Special guest Killer Joe
Wednesday May 17, 2017 Resorts World Casino 110-00 Rockaway Blvd. Jamaica, NY @ Bar 360 - ~ Al Orlo, Charlie Powers, Eddie Denise, Frank Pisani, The Baron on Sax 8 pm
June 1, 2017 Feinstein's/54 Below 254 W 54th St, New York, NY 10019
Wednesday August 9, 2017 The Cutting Room, 44 E 32nd St, New York, NY, Doors open 6:30 pm Hosted by Goumba Johnny ~ Frank Pisani Music Director, The Baron on Sax, Special Guest Precious Pia Doors open at 6:30 pm $20 @ TheCuttingRoomNYC.com
Wednesday August 23, 2017 Resorts World Casino 110-00 Rockaway Blvd. Jamaica, NY @ Bar 360 - ~ Al Orlo, Charlie Powers, Eddie Denise, Frank Pisani, 8 pm
Sunday, September 17, 2017 "Sunday Gravy with Vincent Pastore & The Gangster Squad" Diamond Spring Italian Restaurant & Bar, 35 Evergreen Ave, Nutley, NJ Frank Pisani, Musical Director, Special Guest Olinda Turturro 3 PM For Reservations (973) 661-3020
Saturday September 23 & Saturday November 25, 2017 ~ Joe & Joe 65 E Central Avenue, Pearl River, NY Call for a table 845-620-1800
Wednesday September 27, 2017 Downtown Freehold Fall Concert Series 1 East Main St, Freehold, NJ Musical Director Tony 'Bocci' Amato Eddie Denise, The Baron on Sax 7 pm - 9 pm Free Admission