Not many musicians can say that, at one time, enrollment in their fan club exceeded numbers claimed by either Elvis Presley or the Beatles.
Yes, the 1970s were dynamite for David Cassidy. But for the former prime time pin-up - who'll roll his “Partridge Family” fame and fleet of chart-topping favorites into the Riviera Theatre (67 Webster St., North Tonawanda) for an 8 p.m. gig on April 16 - his second act hasn't been so bad, either.
Now decades past the management of Reuben Kincaid, the one-time television star and Grammy-nominated pop idol now boasts a resume even more varied than his costume changes on Broadway in “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.”
London theater actor. Las Vegas performer. Television producer. Has it been tabloid free? No (see: Google), but it’s an impressive array of reinvention from a talent who can still fill seats with the promise of a heartfelt rendition of “I Think I Love You.”
Expect this, some surprising covers, and other Susan Dey-flanked essentials from his swinging sitcom heyday when Cassidy appears this weekend.
Tickets are $35 to $45, and are available at the Riviera Theatre box office, or online at rivieratheatre.org.