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WNTI's Happy Foot Boogie Bash!

03/27/2014, 10:46 AM

Hackettstown, N.J.,– WNTI will be hosting a 1950s rock ‘n’ roll-themed Happy Foot Dance Party from 8 p.m. to midnight on Saturday, April 12, 2014 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Rockaway, New Jersey. Featured guests include the Golden Gup, Rhythmhancers and a special guest appearance by Gary “Gotta Gotta” Lovett.

“I can’t wait to get the party started and dance the night away,” says the Golden Gup. “Music has always been a huge part of my life, and I love sharing it in such a fun and entertaining way!”

The Golden Gup, also known as Gup Gascoigne, has emceed more than 6,000 successful performances. Since 1979, the Gup has been focusing his life and business around music, acting as the master of ceremonies for hundreds of wedding receptions and parties. In addition to his events and performances, the Gup and his wife can be heard on WNTI 91.9 for his “Happy Foot Request Party” and “On the Dance Floor” programs.

Alongside the Golden Gup are the Rhythmhancers, a trio of percussion, bass and vocals that adds the magic of live music to any performance. Together, the Gup and the Rhythmhancers create an unforgettable music experience that can’t be topped! 

A special appearance by Gary “Gotta Gotta” Lovett is not to be missed! Lovett has been performing since 1961. His duo, Gary & Gary, has opened for numerous stars such as Jackie Wilson and Ruth Brown. As a Vegas favorite, Lovett knows it all, from jazz to rock ‘n’ roll, and he is known to leave audiences begging for more!

This Happy Foot Boogie Bash will include a Jitterbug contest, a cash bar and available dining at the Hilton Garden Inn or the nearby Rockaway mall. Discount hotel rooms are available. Advanced table seating is $17 per person. Tickets can be purchased by calling (800) 362-JUKE (8583) or online at www.goldengup.com  or through www.wnti.org. The Hilton Garden Inn is located at 375 Mt. Hope Ave (Route 80 – Exit 35) right across from the Rockaway Mall in Rockaway, New Jersey.

About WNTI
In 1957, WNTI noncommercial radio was licensed to Centenary College and began broadcasting. Initially, WNTI was only on the air a couple of times a week for several hours.  Today, WNTI’s eclectic free-form programming can be heard 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  WNTI’s staff includes many Centenary students and community volunteers.  With studios on the campus of Centenary College in Hackettstown, New Jersey, WNTI can be heard on 91.9 FM in northwestern New Jersey and northeastern Pennsylvania.

About Centenary College
Founded in 1867 by the Newark Conference of the United Methodist Church, Centenary College’s academic program integrates a solid liberal arts foundation with a strong career orientation. This mix is designed to provide an educational experience that prepares students to succeed in the increasingly global and interdependent world.

Centenary College’s main campus is located in Hackettstown, N.J., with its equestrian facility in Washington Township (Morris County).  The Centenary College School of Professional Studies offers degree programs in two locations: Parsippany and Edison, and at corporate sites throughout New Jersey.  The School of International Programs recruits international students for study at Centenary and Centenary students for study abroad.