The MACC Presents in concert legendary singer/songwriter Felix Cavaliere, co-founder of The Young Rascals, and the band that later became better known as The Rascals whose long list of hit songs are considered to have ‘Defined a Generation’. He and his band have long been hugely popular in Hawai‘i.
Best known as the singer and keyboardist for The Rascals, the legendary Felix Cavaliere has had a career spanning five decades and remains at the height of his powers with an instantly recognizable soulful voice continuing to entertain audiences all over the globe. As Steven Van Zandt has said, "Some people may not realize it, but The Rascals were the first rock band in the world". With three #1 hits under his belt ( Good Lovin’, Groovin’ and People Got to Be Free), as well as an entire catalog of other beloved classics (It’s a Beautiful Morning, I’ve Been Lonely Too Long, How Can I Be Sure, and more), Felix Cavaliere helped launch The Rascals into the pop stratosphere.
A songwriter as well as an accomplished organ player and singer, Cavaliere has been inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, the Songwriter Hall of Fame, the Vocal Group Hall of Fame, and the Grammy Hall of Fame. Cavaliere is also a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame and Hammond Hall of Fame and is a 2015 ASCAP Harry Chapin Legacy Award Winner.