Crown Imperials to bring doo-wop to St. Maurice Hall

Published on Saturday, 28 October 2017 21:07
Written by Angie DeRosa

Staff Writer

NEW BRITAIN -The Crown Imperials will perform on Saturday, Nov. 4, at St. Maurice Church Hall.

An a cappella doo-wop group, they first performed together in the 1950s as students at New Britain High School.

After 45 years apart, they reunited in 2009.

Members of the group Jerry Veronesi, Peter Caramia, Milton Riley, Dom Perillo, Floyd Campbell and Ron Criscitello.

Plantsville’s Sharades - a doo-wop rock ‘n’ roll band - will also be performing.

St. Maurice Church Hall is at 100 Wightman Road. The concert will run from 7-11 p.m. and admission is $20 per person. Guests are welcome to bring beverages and food.

The show is sponsored by the Suburban Woman’s Club of New Britain, and all proceeds will benefit community projects

For tickets, call Pat at 860-229-9767 or Chris at 860-223-4781.

The Crown Imperials will also be playing at Bridge Street Live in Collinsville on Nov. 18.

They will open for Jay Siegal’s Tokens, known for “The Lion Sleeps Tonight,” which was featured in Disney’s “The Lion King.”

Tickets are $40 general admission or $55 VIP. For more information, visit

Posted in New Britain Herald, , General News, New Britain on Saturday, 28 October 2017 21:07. Updated: Saturday, 28 October 2017 21:10.