Win Tickets ($90): Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals @ Aladdin Theater | Rock & Roll

We are giving away a pair of tickets to Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals @ Aladdin Theater on December 4. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Monday, November 30.

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Felix Cavaliere's RascalsFelix Cavaliere’s Rascals
December 4, 2015
Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm $45 | Minors OK w/ Guardians

Aladdin Theater
3017 SE Milwaukie Ave, Portland, OR 97202
(503) 234-9694

The message has always been to stand for peace, love, and happiness. For legendary singer songwriter, FELIX CAVALIERE, making people feel good is primary to his illustrious 50-year career that includes the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Songwriter Hall of Fame, Vocal Group Hall of Fame, and Grammy Hall of Fame. Few artists can claim they defined a generation; FELIX CAVALIERE continues to remind us to keep listening for the world’s beauty.

The classically trained pianist, born in Pelham, New York, idolized Ray Charles, Marvin Gaye, and Sam Cook. FELIX CAVALIERE embraced the Hammond Organ and pioneered a fresh, rock and roll sound. Upon leaving Syracuse University to form the Escorts, and become a backup musician for Joe Dee and the Starliters and later Sandy Scott, who knew that his legendary next stop would be the beginning of an illustrious hall of fame career.

Early in 1965, FELIX CAVALIERE formed the ‘Young Rascals’ with Dino Danelli, Eddie Brigati, and Gene Cornish. That October, they caught the attention of promoter/manager Sid Bernstein with their high-energy set at Long Island’s elite club, Barge. Signed to Atlantic Records, and now called The Rascals, the mega hit “Good Lovin'” struck No. 1 in February 1966. They followed suit with a string of hits like “I’ve Been Lonely Too Long,” “Groovin'(No. 1 in 1967), “How Can I Be Sure,” “A Girl Like You,” “A Beautiful Morning,” and “People Got to Be Free” (No. 1 in 1968). The Rascals are considered the best ‘blue-eyed soul’ group to come out of the 1960s, as well as one of the groups with the most record sales.

By the early 70s, The Rascals experimented with more jazz-influenced sounds, and moved to Columbia Records. The Rascals disbanded in 1972. FELIX CAVALIERE’s solo career thrived during this decade. He released his self-titled debut album with Todd Rundgren at the producer helm. His follow-up albums were Destiny (1974), Castles in the Air (1979) (Castle in the Air produced another Top 40 hit – “Only a Heart Sees” reached No. 2), Dreams in Motion (1994) and in 2008 he collaborated with Stax guitar legend, Steve Crooper, on the Grammy-nominated Nudge it Up a Notch and again in 2010 with Midnight Flyer.

FELIX CAVALIERE calls Nashville home base, where he is constantly collaborating and writing new material. He’s also finishing his memoir and has an active tour schedule with FELIX CAVALIERE’S RASCALS. Visit FELIXCAVALIEREMUSIC.COM.

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28 Responses to Win Tickets ($90): Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals @ Aladdin Theater | Rock & Roll

  1. Tim November 5, 2015 at 1:04 pm #

    I remember some of the music from the Rascals. Would like to hear how the music sounds now and hopefully hear some new stuff.

    Tickets Please!

  2. Karen Gillis November 5, 2015 at 2:52 pm #

    Would love to see Felix and The Rascals!

  3. Lance November 5, 2015 at 3:04 pm #

    How Can I Be Sure? I’ll win some tickets

  4. J November 5, 2015 at 3:24 pm #

    We would love to hear one of the best white RnB singers of his generation. Used to sing ‘Been Lonely Too Long’ in high school rock band. He is the real deal.

  5. Janet November 5, 2015 at 4:00 pm #

    Love the Rascals ,would be fun to see live. Winning tickets would be a great way to get out of the house for an evening.

  6. Wayne Lee November 5, 2015 at 5:07 pm #

    OMG, I grooved to the original Rascals back in the day, saw them on Ed Sullivan and cruised to “Groovin’.” I’d LOVE to see Felix and the band!

  7. Karen November 5, 2015 at 7:10 pm #

    Great band!

  8. spence barker November 6, 2015 at 8:12 am #

    People Got to Be Free; and tickets, too!

  9. Dave G. November 6, 2015 at 10:34 am #

    This is incredibly appealing to me!

  10. Bob MacKay November 6, 2015 at 10:57 am #

    Groovin’ on a Sunday afternoon- or Friday night, as luck would have it

  11. Ruth Stellmon November 8, 2015 at 1:15 pm #

    I like everything about this post and I would love to see this show. Having graduated from high school in ’65 I feel that it was my generation that he defined. He is one of those legends that keeps creating and entertaining.

  12. Matt November 8, 2015 at 9:02 pm #

    Have been a Rascals fan since my dad introduced them to me in my youth. Would love to take him!

  13. Roger November 8, 2015 at 9:58 pm #

    The force is with me, these are the tickets I’m looking for. I’ll make the Kessel run in under 12 parsecs

  14. Danielle November 9, 2015 at 10:09 am #

    This would be a lot of fun.

  15. Melanie November 12, 2015 at 2:42 pm #

    I’ve never won anything – would love to go!

  16. johanna November 12, 2015 at 10:06 pm #

    Please that would be awesome to go.

  17. Bob MacKay November 19, 2015 at 6:16 am #

    Love to see him before he’s gone (or his voice)…

  18. Melanie November 19, 2015 at 2:51 pm #

    Please pick me!

  19. Frank Byers November 19, 2015 at 5:33 pm #

    Because live music is best.

  20. johanna November 20, 2015 at 8:36 am #

    I Live for live music :)

  21. Cory November 20, 2015 at 12:38 pm #

    Bring me a little Rascal!

  22. Didi November 21, 2015 at 11:26 am #

    The perfect treat before I start jury duty.

  23. Sande November 23, 2015 at 1:00 am #

    Need to hear Felix sing live again ,last time was 1967.

  24. Lynn Elsdon November 24, 2015 at 10:15 am #

    A fun night of Rock and Roll! We would love it!!!

  25. Roger November 25, 2015 at 7:58 am #

    Yes!! Felix is a living rock and soul legend and have never got to see him or his band play in person. Would love these free passes. Thank you for the chance!

  26. Cory November 26, 2015 at 9:51 am #

    The Rascals Rock!!!!

  27. Perry November 29, 2015 at 9:07 pm #

    Never heard his music could be interesting

  28. Melanie November 30, 2015 at 10:13 am #

    How fun! Please pick me!

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