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The Reminisants

Presented by the VA Central Western Massachusetts Healthcare System, Springfield Vet Center and the Central Hampshire Veteran Services

The Reminisants
Sunday, September 4
Farm Museum Stage

The Reminisants have been entertaining audiences of all ages throughout New England since 1973. The band specializes in oldies music from the 1950s through the ’90s, playing a collection of great music for all kinds of musical tastes and generations. The band was formed in 1973 by three Waltham High School friends, Dom Viscione, Mike Joyal and Fran Doorakian and has since expanded to the current six-man group.

The band has performed for just about every type of event imaginable from concerts, parades, and festivals, to weddings, birthdays, anniversaries and ocean cruises. For sixteen years they have entertained on weeklong cruises to Bermuda on Norwegian Cruise Lines, performing on board the ship and on the island. During the Summer, the band performs at more than 60 outdoor concerts and festivals. The Reminisants continue to be fan favorites at events and festivals throughout New England.

They have performed with many legends of Rock-N-Roll. They have shared the stage with; The Beach Boys, Paul Revere and The Raiders, The Drifters, Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals, Jay and The Americans, Shirley Alston Reeves, of The Shirelles, Johnny Rivers, Chubby Checker, The Tokens, The Del Vikings, Gary Lewis and The Playboys, The Temptations, The Crystals, The Chiffons, Martha and the Vandellas, The Marvellettes, The Supremes, The Flamingos, The Contours, Herb Reed and The Platters, The Coasters, The Belmonts, Bobby Lewis, Mitch Rider, B.J. Thomas, Grand Funk Rail Road, Three Dog Night, Poco, Dawn and Country Music stars, Gretchen Wilson, Josh Turner and Patty Loveless.

The Reminisants are actively involved in fund raising for many local and national charities, including The Multiple Sclerosis Society, ALS Foundation, Cystic Fibrosis, The National Liver Foundation, The Doug Flutie Jr. Autistic Foundation and Boys and Girls Clubs of New England.
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