THREE MEN and a TENOR began the 2017 year celebrating its 25th year together with the same original founding members- Paul Felch, Chuck Colby, Mark Stiles and Glenn Williams. It is a rare accomplishment to have a band stay together for this long and keep the original members intact.
In January, 3MT had two 25th Anniversary shows in Charlotte and Bay City and they turned out to be so much fun, with the group enjoying the musical trip down memory lane as much as the crowds did. Over 400 were in attendance at the Charlotte Performing Arts Center and over 500 attended the show at the beautiful State Theatre in Bay City.
While it is true that THREE MEN and a TENOR is not a national household musical name, the group has been seen by an estimated 3 million people over it's 25-year history with over 3,000 live performances; a national PBS-TV special on Detroit Public Television (DPTV) that aired on 70 major PBS stations in the US and all across Canada, and TV appearances on WGN-TV Chicago, and guest appearances on several local TV stations in Detroit, Grand Rapids, and Lansing.
The new 25th Anniversary show looks and sounds better than ever, as the group has added video and photos to the stage presentation and is covering music that they performed in the early days, which for those that have followed the group over a decade or more, is still quite possibly all new material. The second set begins with a special video recognition of Paul Cooper, the former director, producer and choreographer who worked with 3MT from 1996-2002 and took the group from 4 guys standing on stage bumping into each other to the polished vocal show presentation they perform now, with full choreography and staging. He also helped produce 2 of the group's CDs and co-wrote several of 3MT's original songs, including "I Don't Need Nobody", "She Comes Home" and "Come on Back".
THREE MEN and a TENOR is recording a new CD in early 2017, and have designed a new group logo and 25th Anniversary logo to help celebrate the milestone. New logo merchandise is on the way, and the calendar is filling quickly all across America with many performance venues excited to help share in the celebration.
If you would like to come see a show, stay connected by visiting the groups website at www.threemenandatenor.com, or on FB (Three Men and a Tenor), Twitter (@threemenandatenor) or sign up for the group's newsletter by texting TENOR to 66866.