On Wednesday, August 11, THE HIT MEN: Legendary Rock SuperGroup & Musicians Hall of Fame Honorees bring a multi-media entertainment experience to music fans. The show will be held at Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Avenue in Cape May, New Jersey, beginning at 8 pm.
Tickets for the concert are $48 for reserved seats and can be purchased in person at Cape May Convention Hall. Box office hours at Convention Hall are 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday and 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday and Sunday.
Renowned musicians who have toured with artists such as Paul McCartney, Elton John, Foreigner, The Who, and Toto, The Hit Men performs classic hits and shares fascinating stories about touring and recording with rock royalty. The members of the supergroup celebrate their associations with these mega-stars, share their first-hand experiences as eyewitnesses to rock history, and perform classic hits such as “Layla,” “Don’t Stop Believin’,” “I Want to Know What Love Is,” “Feels Like The First Time,” and “Eye in the Sky.”
Members of The Hit Man include:
Steve Murphy, a drummer, singer, producer, and engineer who has performed and recorded with are some of the most famous and recognizable names in music, including The Alan Parsons Project, Eric Burdon and the Animals, Dave Mason, and Todd Rundgren;
Mike DiMeo, a gifted multi-keyboard expert and singer who performed as the organist for Tommy James and The Shondells and collaborated with Deep Purple, Johnny Winter, and Bonnie Tyler;
Mark Newman, an expert musician who plays guitar, mandolin, lap steel, and dobro. Newman has shared the stage with John Oates of Hall & Oates, Jim McCarty of The Yardbirds, Bobby Whitlock of Derek & The Dominoes, and the inimitable Sam The Sham;
Greg Smith, a bassist and vocalist who has collaborated with rock legends such as Billy Joel, Alice Cooper, Ted Nugent, Alan Parsons, Blue Oyster Cult, Tommy James & The Shondells, and The Turtles; and
Tommy Williams, a guitarist and vocalist who served as the musical director and guitarist for music prodigy Debbie Gibson, performing on two world tours with Debbie and directing three of her best-selling albums. Tommy has also performed with The Hooters, Tommy Shaw of Styx, Steely Dan, and Cheap Trick’s Rick Nielsen and Robin Zander.
The performance by the Hit Men is the second show in Cape May’s 2021 Summer Concert Series. On Wednesday, August 25, The Modern Gentlemen: The voices behind Frankie Valli over the last decade close out the season.
Updates on Cape May events are available at www.facebook.com/capemaycity. For more information on the Summer Concert Series, call (609) 884-9527 or (609) 884-9565.