Rich Monetti

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On the Road in Somers with Scott Urgola
a month ago
As could be said for most of us, hearing the Beatles for the first time begins a journey into music that never ends. “I decided at 13,” said Scott Urgola, “that I needed an electric guitar.” This as h...
Bobo's Cafe Holds Sway in Somers on Saturday Night
a month ago
Once again, Bobo’s Cafe held sway over Saturday Night in Somers, New York. Jack Chase brought back the 40s and 50s at the mic and allowed seniors who weathered the day’s heat to relax the night away. ...
Hey Baby Continues to Rock Westchester
2 months ago
If you decide on a rockin' night out on a Friday Night with the Hey Baby band and notice a twirling disco ball above, don’t expect that these guys to pay it any heed. “We don’t conform to KC and The S...
Woody Guthrie Didn’t Read the Headlines. He Found the Battle Lines
8 months ago
Last week at the Jacob Burns Film Center, audience members found residence in Peter Frumkin’s Woody Guthrie documentary Ain’t go no Home. Opening the evening, which included a discussion from Frumkin ...
Darlene Love Never Fails to Bring Christmas Home
8 months ago
Darlene Love first appeared on the scene in the 1960’s girl group, The Blossoms. The female flowering provided doo-wop backup for artists that ranged from Sam Cooke and Elvis to Frank Sinatra and Dion...
Daddy Stingray Returns with his Sweet Talkin' Symphony
8 months ago
Who knew that without Daddy Stingray the world we know would barely exist. All the more remarkable since his musical sting and songwriting only blesses us every 15,000 years. In the desolate interim, ...