Music icon to ‘twist’ the night away with hundreds of Bronxites
State Senator Jeff Klein, together with hundreds of community members, will host the ‘King of The Twist,’ Chubby Checker, at Loreto Park on Wednesday, August 26 at 7:00 p.m.
Chubby Checker rose to national prominence in 1959 with his debut record, The Class. The following year, Checker released his smash hit, “The Twist,” which quickly rose to number one on the Billboard pop chart. Nearly 50 years later, Billboard Magazine named “The Twist,” the number one song of the Billboard Hot 100’s first 50 years. Today, Checker is celebrating the 55th anniversary of the hit song – touring the country and dancing the night away with countless fans.
WHO: Senator Jeff Klein
WHAT: Senator Klein to host the legendary Chubby Checker at Loreto Park
WHERE: Morris Park Avenue, between Haight & Tomlinson avenues, Morris Park