The members of the band Second Coming...

PICK OF THE WEEK:

September 15, 1991|By Susan Canfora

PICK OF THE WEEK: The members of the band Second Coming have ordinary names, except the drummer, who goes by Jay the Magnificent.

"Well, we found him in a Dumpster, so what do you expect?" jokes lead vocalist Joe Saitta.

Mr. Saitta, one of the band's two original members, finds lots to laugh about the 25-year-old band. "The age range of our members is 29 to 38," he said, adding with a laugh, "We're lying, can't you tell?"

Based in the Washington area, Second Coming plays a variety of music. "We play music from the '50s, '60s, '70s, '80s and '90s. We play oldies and we do a floor show, like in Las Vegas, with different costumes," Mr. Saitta said.

Other band members include the other original member Charles Taylor, lead vocals and percussion; Rob Farkas, keyboard, bass and string ensemble; Jay the Magnificent, drums; and Ted Casper, guitar.

The group is playing in Ocean City at Horizons in the Sheraton Inn, 101st Street and Coastal Highway, through next Sunday and will be back at Horizons the first and third weeks in October and on New Year's Eve.

This is the first year they have played at the Sheraton. In the past they have been at the Hurricane and the Gazebo, which are no longer in Ocean City; the Paddock; the Beach Club, which is now the Playpen; and Fenwick Inn.

FALL CONCERT: Country singer K. T. Oslin will be at the Convention Center at 8 p.m. Oct. 26. A former Nashville songwriter, Ms. Oslin is known for such songs as "80s Ladies," "This Woman" and "Mary and Willie." Ticket prices have not yet been set. Call 289-8311.

ON STAGE: The Broadway comedy "My Fat Friend" is continuing at the Commander Boardwalk Cabaret Dinner Theater on the boardwalk at 14th Street nightly except Sundays through Sept. 26. The play traces the antics of an overweight bookstore owner and her two boarders, a student who wants to be a novelist and a confirmed bachelor. Seating is at 6:30 p.m., and the show begins at 8:15 p.m. Cost is $12.50 plus the price of dinner, which ranges from $9.50 to $18. Call 289-6166.

UPCOMING ENTERTAINMENT: Killing Floor, tonight at the Purple Moose Saloon, on the boardwalk between Talbot and Caroline streets . . . Darryl Davis, tonight at the Greene Turtle, 116th Street and Coastal Highway . . . Target, through Sept. 22, at the Ocean Club, 49th Street and the beach . . . Tom Larsen and the Looking for Trouble Blues Band, tonight at Elwoods, U.S. 50 and Blue Marlin Drive in West Ocean City . . . Opposite Directions, tonight at the Talbot Street Cafe, 7 Talbot St., and Sept. 28 and 29, at Brass Balls, on the boardwalk at 11th Street . . . Ultimate Force, tonight at the Bonfire, 71st Street and Coastal Highway.

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