Mark Bego

August Darnell’s Cherchez La Femme an Explosion of Disco, Calypso

August Darnell personified ’80s pop culture, as larger-than-life Calypso bon vivant “Kid Creole,” leader of the band Kid Creole & The Coconuts. The 1980’s were so grand, colorful, and over-the-top they were dubbed “The Big ’80s.” Now that era is set to return in the musical Cherchez La Femme at the iconic La Mama Theater in East Greenwich Village. August, brother Stony Browder, brassy lead singer Cory Daye, percussionist Andy Hernandez, and Micky Sevilla were nominated for a Grammy Award as Best New Artist. ... Read More...
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