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GANGSTER ROCK  Vincent Pastore of THE SOPRANOS Sings and Swings

Vincent Pastore
Vincent Pastore

THE SOPRANOS star – actor, playwright, director, and singer – Vinny Pastore and His Gangster Squad perform Fri, Feb. 27 at Bayonne’s Masonic Lodge.  (Photo: Zee Zee Photography)

Soprano’s Star swaps Wiseguys for Sidemen in Upcoming Bayonne Show

By Sally Deering

 Vin pastore poster When David Chase, Executive Producer of THE SOPRANOS cast the show’s first season, he picked Vincent Pastore to play Salvatore “Big Pussy” Bonpensiero, who got bumped off in second season off after Tony Soprano discovered he snitched to the FBI.

After Soprano and his wiseguys whacked Big “P” on a boat off the coast of Asbury Park, Pastore went on to star in a series of films, formed a theater company in New York City, starred in the Broadway musical “Bullets on Broadway” and kept on plugging after fighting a bout with cancer.

Unfazed and cancer-free, on Sat, Feb. 27, at Bayonne’s Masonic Lodge, Pastore will show the musical side of his many talents in “VINNY PASTORE AND HIS GANGSTER SQUAD” a night of live Rhythm and Blues, Rock and Roll, Funk, Soul, and Reggae hits. Pastore shares the spotlight with some pretty intense musicians including Frank Pisani on keyboard and vocals, Al Orlo playing lead guitar, Eddie Denise on bass guitar and vocals, Charlie Powers on drums and vocals, Baron Raymonde playing sax, and Tommy ‘Blues Buddha’ Dudley on vocals.

Filming in Connecticut on a recent Thursday afternoon, Mr. Pastore took a mid-afternoon break to talk with River View Observer (RVO) about his career as an actor, playwright, and singer; and how he believes saying yes to new projects keeps your hand in the show biz game.

RVO: Where did you grow up? Where were you born and raised?

VP: I grew up in New Rochelle, New York. I lived all over New Rochelle, till I was 50. That’s where I grew up and that’s where I had my nightclubs. Continue reading GANGSTER ROCK  Vincent Pastore of THE SOPRANOS Sings and Swings

Taking a Laugh Break with Jersey City’s Own Comedian -Mike Marino

Know through out the world as “New Jersey ‘s Bad Boy of Comedy” watch this video to see Jersey City’s own Mike Marino  doing what he does best…Making audience laugh with his standup comedy.

And who doesn’t need a good laugh these days…Enjoy

MIKE MARINO – Jersey City’s Own Bad Boy of Comedy Live Comedy from Loew’s – Journal Square – Jersey City

Jersey City’s Own Mike Marino Saturday November 28th- 8PM- Loew’s Theater 

mike-marinoIn a concert at the Loew’s Theater to benefit the Jersey City Police Foundation & Jersey City Firefighters Distress Fund.
Come to the concert and help us give thanks to the men and women who risk their lives everyday for the people of Jersey City!

Musical Guest Mark Byrnes “Mark from Jersey City” on Sirius Radio’s Miserable Men Show

VIP After Party starting at 10 pm at Michael Anthony’s 502 Washington Boulevard – Hudson River – Jersey City


Tickets exclusively online at Ticketweb.com

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