Candido is a Berklee College of Music alumnus, whom has taught music at two private schools south of Boston. He has performed for Governor Charlie Baker, former Boston Mayor Thomas Mennino, Mayor Marty Walsh, former Red Sox slugger Big Papi, actor Mark Wahlberg, the Boys and Girls Club of Dorchester, Boston Harborfest twice, Figawi Cape Cod’s biggest fundraiser twice, the Boston Police Foundation, Boston Children’s Hospital Fundraiser, the Max Warburg Courage Curriculum, Tolman MDA Telethon, Quincy Police DARE, Hingham Firefighters, A&E’s Wahlburgers TV show, on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno stage and many more.
Candido has shared the stage with Grammy winning artists such as Brad Paisley, Maurice Starr pruducer of New Kids on the Block, Sib Hashian and Barry Goudreau of the rock band Boston and Kenny Loggins and has been a singer/bass guitarist in the Boston wedding and events industry for many years. He performs regularly with Boston wedding and events band First Class Band and Concetta and with Johnny “Drama” Alves of A&E’s Wahlburgers reality show in his funk band called Johnny Drama and His Funky Entourage.
I read the book and loved it so much I was inspired to write 12 great songs. It’s Plymouth Rock’s story, told by The Rock. What could be more fun?!