Fact: Musicians Michael Buble, Nick Jonas and Marky Ramone and actors Tony Danza and Vincent Pastore were among the guests who joined Frank Sinatra's family, friends and fans at his favourite New York restaurant on Friday (12Dec14) to celebrate what would have been the legendary crooner's 99th birthday. The gathering took place at Patsy's and featured a Sinatra covers performance from Steve Maglio and a three-hour satellite radio broadcast, which featured interviews with the icon's kids Frank Sinatra, Jr. and Tina Sinatra, and Buble.
Fact: Bruce Springsteen stunned music fans at a small Parkinson's Disease benefit concert in Asbury Park, New Jersey on Saturday night (15Jan11) by taking to the stage with headliner ALEJANDRO ESCOVEDO and host Vincent Pastore. The rocker hit the Paramount Theater stage for a set with pal Joe Grushecky at the Light of Day concert late on Saturday night and then wowed the crowd with a solo, acoustic version of his classic Thunder Road.
Fact: Former The Sopranos star TONY LIP will celebrate his 80th birthday with a star-studded bash on Sunday (01Aug10). Lip, who played New York crime boss Carmine Lupertazzi on the hit U.S. TV drama, will be joined by friends, family and celebrity pals Vincent Pastore, former New York Yankees baseball star JOE PEPITONE and former heavyweight champion boxer JOE FRAZIER at the Portobello Restaurant party in Oakland, New Jersey.
Fact: The Sopranos stars Vincent Pastore, Frank Pellegrino, ROBERT FUNARO, ANTHONY RIBUSTELLO and Ricky Aiello will give fans missing the mob series a quick fix when they reunite onstage for the off-Broadway revival of Tony Award-winning play LAMPPOST REUNION, which debuts in New York in November (08).
Fact: The fourth installment of VH1 series CELEBRITY FIT CLUB will feature Tina Yothers from Family Ties, singer Carnie Wilson and former SOPRANOS actor Vincent Pastore, all competing to see who can lose the most weight.