Dino Danelli Reunites With Original Rascals

Legendary drummer Dino Danelli has agreed to reunite with the three other original members of The Young Rascals — singer Eddie Brigati, keyboardist Felix Cavaliere, and guitarist Gene Cornish — for the first time in 40 years. The band will appear this coming Saturday, April 24 at the Kristen Ann Carr benefit at Robert DeNiro's restaurant Tribeca Grill in downtown Manhattan. Bruce Springteen’s longtime sidekick Steve Van Zandt, along with his wife Maureen, is being honored at the annual fundraiser, and was instrumental in convincing the original Rascals to reunite for the show. “I speak on behalf of the band when I say all the money offers in the world could not entice the Rascals to reunite,” says Cornish, “but four phone calls from Stevie and without hesitation we enthusiastically and immediately agreed to both support this wonderful cause and honor Stevie and Maureen.”