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New York’s Finest Go Global: Brazil, Atlantic City, NYC!!

A little under three years ago, New York’s Finest began as a good-natured experiment. A proper power trio of seasoned New York City rockers—Oscar Bautista, Alan Camlet & Mark Rinzel—met a challenge from the high priestess of NYC tribute rock, Cathy Cervenka. Her request? A Classic Album night performance of Outlandos D’Amour, the hit-heavy debut masterpiece by The Police. New York’s Finest played its first show three weeks later in August 2010.

Since then, we’ve kept true to our vision of this band. It remains three guys who cut their musical teeth on The Police as kids. It’s three musicians who know each other from years of banging it out on the Lower East Side, in Yonkers Irish pubs, in basement rehearsal studios, at Long Island weddings, at wherever it is that musicians play when all they really care about is playing. New York’s Finest know that what made The Police great were three guys who played those amazing songs ferociously but with finesse, guys who left everything on the stage in a sweaty mess.

We don’t do wigs. We don’t impersonate. WE PAY TRIBUTE!

We kept to that mission and vision for three years. And so we are humbled to tell our awesome fans and friends about the amazing summer we have ahead of us.

—>On July 14th we’re literally playing our first out of town gig, at the Golden Nugget Atlantic Casino (Huron & Brigantine Blvd.)
**Two 60 minute sets (1PM and 7PM) as part of “FAKEFEST”: http://www.goldennugget.com/atlanticcity/pdf/fakefest.pdf

—>We’ll be in NYC for another mini-residency at our home base club, Arlene’s Grocery,for three consecutive Mondays (July 15, 22 & 29) opening for RnR Karaoke. We hit the state at 9PM!

—>Then it’s back to AC on 8/10 to play Revel Casino
**Two 60 minute sets at 2PM and 8PM!

—> FINALLY, we are heading to BRAZIL for three shows in the coastal resort Florionapolis, 8/16, 8/17 & 8/18. This has been a dream of ours since staring this band, knowing that The Police are enormously popular there.

It because of your support and enthusiasm that we are able to announce this news! Thanks so much, and we’ll see you at Arlene’s!

April Residency at Arlene’s Grocery!!

Synchronicity I & Walking In Your Footsteps from Mark Rinzel on Vimeo.

New York’s Finest (tribute to The Police) returns to our favorite LES haunt, Arlene’s Grocery for a month of Wednesday night shows.

Arlene’s Grocery
95 Stanton Street, NYC

EVERY WEDNESDAY STARTING 4/3 come down to Arlene’s for some great 70’s era punk/pop! Shows start at 9PM, with some great opening guests: “Straight To Hell” (The Clash) (4/10), “Punk 77″ (4/17) & “Pretty Babies” (Blondie) (4/24).

New York’s Finest hits the stage at 10PM

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Next Show 12/7 @ Hill Country with Unforgettable Fire and Voyage!

Again, a huge thanks to all of you that came out to support our most recent show at Canal Room. It was a huge honor playing with Unforgettable Fire and we were glad to see so many new and familiar faces.

Our next show, will be Friday, December 7th, also with Unforgettable Fire and Journey Tribute act Voyage. It’s a benenfit for the Ruby Beck Foundation, a great organization that has raised a ton of money over the years to support children’s education. Tickets aren’t cheap ($185), but they are tax-deductible!

Full info:
Friday Dec 2nd.
@ Hill Country–30 West 26th St.
Charity Event for The Ruby Beck Foundation

7pm New York’s Finest (Police Tribute)
8:15 Voyage (Journey Tribute)
9:30 Unforgettable Fire (U2 tribute)

In the meantime, please enjoy the above fan-shot video from our last show:

10/12 @ The Canal Room with Unforgettable Fire!

Synchronicity at Classic Album night, 8/25 @ Brooklyn Bowl!!! from Mark Rinzel on Vimeo.

First off, we cannot thank everyone enough for the month of August. Our residency at Arlene’s Grocery was predictably a blast and our Brooklyn Bowl performance of Synchronicity for Classic Album Nightwas a major triumph. Our guest vocalists, Katia Floreska and Amanda Sayle, both did a kick-ass job as well. Look for video from that show in the coming weeks!

Coming up, we have another great night planned with Unforgettable Fire, one of the best damned tributes you will ever see, at the Canal Room on October 12. We are honored to open for them. Look for a reprise of this Police-to-U2 passing of the torch.

DETAILS:
Friday, October 12th
The Canal Room (West Broadway, south of Canal)
$17.00 Advance tickets
$20.00 At the door
DOORS–9PM

AUGUST SHOWS: Arlene’s Residency and “Synchronicity” at Classic Album Night!!

Thanks again to all of you who came out The Bowery Electric on May 25th. We have a monster month ahead of us, with three 9PM residency shows at Arlene’s Grocery (95 Stanton) on 8/13, 8/20 and 8/27. We’ll again be opening for their amazing live karaoke band. And don’t miss our performance of The Police’s entire swan song album, Synchronicity, on 8/25 @ Brooklyn Bowl, for Classic Album Night!!

5/25 @ Bowery Electric with Pretty Babies (Blondie) + The Who and Beatles Tribs!!

Those of you who made it out to our show at the Rock Shop a couple weeks back will attest to it’s RAWKUS nature. Those broads in GnH put on a great show and brought a great crowd.

We’re back for more later this month (Friday, 5/25 at 8pm), our first show at Bowery Electric, joined by
w/The Pretty Babies (Blondie tribute, featuring Tammy Faye Starlite!). Also playing are the Deaf, Dumb and Blind Boys (tribute to THE WHO) and Bubble.

Only $5 for all this rock!

Doors open 8pm

The Bowery Electric
327 Bowery at 2nd Street
New York, NY 10003
http://www.theboweryelectric.com/

4/30 @ The Rock Shop in Brooklyn

Another HUGE thanks to those of you who came out to see us 3/2 at The Canal Room. It was another fantastic show, which produced some great footage you can view below:

New York’s Finest “Every Little Thing” from Manish Gosalia on Vimeo.

We are really psyched for our next gig, 4/30 at The Rock Shop in Brooklyn. It’s another spectacular venue and our first time there, so we look forward to seeing you. We are joined by our friends in Guns n’ Hoses, an all female Guns n’ Roses tribute. These are women who ROCK!

4/30 @ The Rock Shop
Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 7:30 pm
The Rock Shop
249 Fourth Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
$8.00

Return to Canal Room, Friday 3/2 @ 8PM!!

Thanks again to all of you who came out to support us during last month’s residency at Arlene’s Grocery! It was great to see you and for you to see us. For those who missed it, or simply want to remind yourselves of it’s essential Rockness, here’s a vid from one of the nights:

We are happy to announce that we are retuning to The Canal Room on Friday, March 2nd.

We will be opening for Journey Tribute Voyage and Led Zeppelin Tribute legends Black Dog. It’ll be a great night, so get tickets now!!

January Residency: Tuesdays @ Arlene’s Grocery!!!

You wanted it. You got it! We’ve returned to Arlene’s Grocery for another month starting in 2012. We have one more 10pm Tuesday night slots: 1/24. These shows have been truly a blast.

In the meantime, check this fan-shot video from last week’s show August residency!

To book New York’s Finest: (646) 397-8731, info@finestpolicetribute.com

Next Show 12/2 — Benefit for The Ruby Beck Foundation!

New York’s Finest (Police Tribute) from JWP Films on Vimeo.

Again, a huge thanks to all of you that came out to support our first show at Canal Room last week. It was a huge honor playing with Unforgettable Fire and we seem to have picked up several new fans.

Our next show, will be Friday, December 2nd, also with Unforgettable Fire and Journey Tribute act Voyage. It’s a benenfit for the Ruby Beck Foundation, a great organization that has raised a ton of money over the years to support children’s education. Tickets aren’t cheap ($85), but they are tax-deductible!

Full info:
Friday Dec 2nd.
@ Hill Country–30 West 26th St.
Charity Event for The Ruby Beck Foundation

7pm New York’s Finest (Police Tribute)
8:15 Voyage (Journey Tribute)
9:30 Unforgettable Fire (U2 tribute)

In the meantime, please enjoy the above video from last year’s Outlandos D’amour show for Classic Album Night at Brooklyn Bowl!