What started as a spelling error in 1973 has evolved into one of the most successful bands to come out of Waltham. Playing more than 150 shows a year alongside acts like the Beach Boys, The Reminisants still know how to draw a crowd with their oldies tunes.
Many of the band members have ties to Waltham or other Massachusetts Communities.
Drummer Peter Veneto is from Milton and lives in Waltham.
Bassist Mac Hayes is from Waltham and lives in Weston.
Keyboardist Bob Spitaleri, lives in Peabody and hails from East Boston.
Lead singer Mike Joyal lives in Marlboro, but is originally from Waltham.
Guitarist Mark Poulin lives in Amesbury and hails from Newburyport.
Band co-founder and guitarist Dom Viscione is a Waltham native and resident.
Check out the photos of their Tuesday, Aug. 23 show on the City Common, which detail why they to play. The band also played on Saturday, Aug. 20 at during a , which attracted 3,000 people.