Concert Reviews

Now that we are slowly emerging from the worldwide pandemic, live concerts are starting up again, so here is a new section of Concert Reviews/Photos …

The Venue

Doo Wop XVIII: The Hitmakers. Oct. 16, 2022 – New Bedford, MA 

He did it again. Promoter Todd Baptista, working with Zeiterion Performing Arts Center, put on a spectacular show featuring R&B/Doo Wop acts of the 1950s and ‘60s.

Asked if it brought back memories, Phil LaFond, a deacon in Brockton, MA, responded, “Absolutely. This is just an amazing display of Americana.”

It’s now back to a yearly event after a worldwide pandemic. In fact, this year’s festivities took place on the same date as last year’s concert.

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Todd Baptista’s Doo Wop Extravaganza at the Zeiterion Performing Arts Center in New Bedford, MA, USA on October 16, 2021

Todd Baptista’s annual extravaganza spotlights the stars and golden hits of rock and roll’s first generation! Starring The Flamingos featuring Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Terry Johnson (“I Only Have Eyes For You”), the angelic sounds of the original Chantels (“Maybe”), first-time visitors the Majors (“A Wonderful Dream”), and, by popular demand, the return of Kid Kyle.

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