Pump, a Long Island-based, tri-state area Aerosmith Tribute band, is back with a fun-filled, jam-packed spring/summer schedule of amazing, rocking music in cool venues for people to come out and enjoy the group playing the iconic Boston band’s greatest, timeless selections.
Founder, manager and bass player Frank Tassielli said he is amped and ready to rock the venues that he worked so hard, diligently and long to secure.
“We have a packed spring and summer/summer show lineup,” Tassielli said with unbridled enthusiasm. “I psyched for this. I’m very proud of what I’ve accomplished.”
Show dates and venues are listed below:
Saturday, April 15th
Kicking off the rock n’ roll festivities, Pump will be playing an acoustic, unplugged set at the Hunnington Cinema Arts Centre (423 Park Ave, Huntington, N.Y.) this Saturday from 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Following the performance, the theater will host a viewing of 1978’s Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band movie, starring the Bee Gees, Aerosmith, Peter Frampton, Steve Martin, George Burns, among other great entertainers.
Saturday, May 27th
Next, on Saturday, May 27th, from 4 p.m., — 7:00 p.m., Pump will be rocking out at Greenport Harbor Brewing Co. in the heart of Greenport Village, Long Island.
Beer and rock music, what is better than that?
Sunday, June 11th
For the band’s first gig in June, as the summer grows closer, Pump will grace the jovial streets at the Farmingville Street Fair on June 11th for a one-hour set from noon-1:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 8th 8:00 — 11 p.m.
Pump heads down South to hit the stage at Lovedrafts Brewing Company in Mechanicsburg Pa., for a two-set show.
Tuesday, July 18th — 7:00 — 8:30 p.m.
Next up, the band will be performing a weekday show on Tuesday, July 18th from 7:00 p.m. — 8:30 p.m. at the Nesconset Gazebo in Nesconset, Long Island.
Wednesday, July 26th — 6:00 — 8:00 p.m.
Pump makes its way over to Gerry Pond Park (36 Main Street, Roslyn) on Wednesday, July 26th.
Thursday, August 3rd — 7:00 p.m. — 9:00 p.m.
Pump will head back down South to the lovely Garden State for the Town Park Outdoor Show as part of the Cinnaminson Township Summer Concert Series (Wood Park — Riverton Rd.) in Cinnaminson, New Jersey.
Saturday, September 23rd
To close out the summer and head into the fall, Pump will be performing at the Jamesport Farm Brewery in Riverhead, Long Island.
Tassielli said he hopes to add at least two more performances to the slate, and an Aerosmith/Kiss cover band expo in the near future, with five to six different tribute bands, along with memorabilia dealers and other interesting amenities for the classic rock fans.
For more information on Pump and upcoming show dates, go to Pumprocks.net.
— Jerry Del Priore