A Family Affair, The Scintas Bring Their One-Of-A-Kind Act to the Suncoast Showroom, April 17-19
March 22, 2009 by VegasNews.com
Entertaining audiences with a unique blend of musical talent and side-splitting comedy, The Scintas will be bringing their signature Las Vegas act to the Suncoast Showroom for a limited engagement April 17-19.
Raised in Buffalo, N.Y., the Scintas — brothers Joey and Frankie, sister Chrissi and “Irish Scinta” Peter O’Donnell — entertain, surprise and provide an anything-but-typical performance filled with music, comedy and impersonations. Their Las Vegas act, which got its start in a bar owned by former Buffalo Bill and present-day ESPN commentator Paul McGuire, includes “guest” appearances by Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis, Johnny Mathis, Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles and others, who perform the songs that made them famous in years past.
Collectively, the Scintas have dazzled sell-out crowds in Las Vegas showrooms and on the road. Individually, each member of The Scintas has enjoyed a stunning rise to fame. Frankie, recognized as a musical prodigy, appeared on The Merv Griffin Show at age 11. He now plays the keyboard in the show and is also a master guitar, mandolin, banjo, drum and bass player. Joey, who originally intended to become a music teacher, developed and mastered his talent for comedy and impressions. The baby of the family, Chrissi, is known for her stunning renditions of the big ballads. Although not related, Peter O’Donnell has been a member of the close-knit clan since joining The Scintas in 1988. He has played gigs with more than 700 bands.
A family on stage and off, The Scintas often welcome their mother Mary Scinta, affectionately known as “Mama Scinta,” and their brother Tony, a retired Buffalo homicide detective, and his family, as special guests at their shows.
Tickets are now available starting from $29.95, plus tax. Showtime is
7:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Box Office at
702.636.7075 or visiting www.suncoastcasino.com.
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