YONKERS, N.Y. - Former New York Yankee Bernie Williams rocked the Ridge Hill center in Yonkers Monday night.
Williams, an Armonk resident, kicked off the center's Summer Concert Series with a performance that included his All Star Band. The show had been rescheduled because of last week's rain.
Williams and his band performed smooth Latin Jazz rhythms.
“I am thrilled to be returning to Ridge Hill’s Summer Concert Series,” said Williams before the show. "We had a great turnout last year, and my band and I are very much looking forward to playing again for our neighbors here in Westchester.”
The other concerts at Ridge Hill this summer are:
July 11—“Shadows of the 60s: A Tribute to the Four Tops,” a tribute to the tremendous legacy of the R&B quartet, featuring hits from three decades of the group’s career. (Rain date: July 15)
- July 18—“Abraxas: The Santana Experience,” a Carlos Santana cover act defined by virtuosity and passion, fronted by Alex Ligertwood, who performed with the Latin phenom for 16 years. (Rain date: July 22)
July 25—“Wade Preston & The Movin’ Out Band,” the smokin' original band from the Tony Award-winning, Grammy-nominated Broadway Billy Joel musical, “Movin' Out." (Rain date: July 29)
- Aug. 1—“Tramps Like Us - Bruce Springsteen Cover Band,” the only Springsteen cover band to be endorsed by former Springsteen manager Mike Appel. (Rain date: Aug. 5)
Aug. 8—“Shower the People - James Taylor Tribute,” a faithfully-rendered presentation of more than two dozen James Taylor classics including the iconic “Fire And Rain” and Carole King’s “You’ve Got a Friend.” (Rain date: Aug. 9)
All concerts are free.
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