Noone, Herman’s Hermits returning to Harrington

Peter Noone and Herman’s Hermits will play Harrington Raceway and Casino’s Exhibit Hall April 1. (Submitted photo)

HARRINGTON – The Entertainment Department at Harrington Raceway and Casino announced that 60s pop group Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone will return at Exhibit Hall on Saturday, April 1 as part of the Live–On Stage series line-up.  They previously played Harrington in March of 2015.

At the young age of 15, Peter Noone was receiving international fame as “Herman”, the lead singer of a new group called Herman’s Hermits. This group would go on to record what would be string of iconic hits from that era selling over sixty million recordings and garnering fourteen singles and seven albums that would reach gold.

Classic hits include “I’m Into Something Good”, “Mrs. Brown, You’ve Got A Lovely Daughter”, “I’m Henry VIII, I Am”, “Silhouettes”, “A Must To Avoid”, “Listen People”, “There’s a Kind Of Hush” and many more. Herman’s Hermits would be featured throughout those years on hundreds of top-rated television programs and would appear with such legends as Ed Sullivan, Jackie Gleason, Dean Martin and Danny Kaye as well as appearing in three highly successful feature films for MGM: “Mrs. Brown, You’ve Got A Lovely Daughter,” “Hold On!” and “When the Boys Meet The Girls.”

During the seventies, Mr. Noone would continue to perform, compose and produce songs for many artists including icon David Bowie. During the eighties, Mr. Noone found himself on the Broadway stage starring in “The Pirates of Penzanace” winning critical reviews for his performances.

Peter’s acting career would  flourish throughout these years as well with guest starring roles in prime-time television shows including Married With Children, Too Close For Comfort, Dave’s World, Quantum Leap, My Two Dads and Laverne and Shirley. He has hosted specials for PBS, VH1 and currently has a popular weekly series on Sirius XM satellite radio called Something Good with Peter Noone – 3 hours of 60’s music with remembrances and commentaries.

Tickets, at $34, go on sale Wednesday at noon and can be purchased online at www.harringtonraceway.com , by calling 888-887-5687, Ext. 5246 or stop by the Casino Gift Shop.

Reach features editor Craig Horleman at chorl@newszap.com

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