With rave reviews like “Not only does Simply Tina have soul, but it has heart”, this nine piece Tina Turner tribute band has all the glitz and glamour of an actual Tina Turner concert. Featuring the very talented Karena Korokous as well as singers and dancers, the band brings high energy to such Turner classics as Simply The Best, What’s Love Got To Do With It, River Deep-Mountain High and Proud Mary. Wearing faithfully duplicated costumes that Tina wore during her concerts, Karena and the band reproduce all the sizzle of an actual Turner concert. Only seven bands from across the country were chosen to perform at EPCOT’s Summer Concert Series and Simply Tina was one of them! In fact, they were so fabulous when they performed here this past summer, our audiences demanded to have them back!
Soul singer, tap dancer and songwriter, the exceptionally talented Solomon Jaye does it all and along with his four piece band, delivers an evening of beautiful music. With his smooth, versatile voice, Jaye was a top headliner for Princess, Royal Caribbean and Holland America cruise lines. He is a founding member, lead singer and guitarist for the international vocal group, The Edge Effect and Kaye Turner of the Royal Caribbean said “he’s like an energizer bunny with the voice of an angel”.
Be prepared for non-stop laughter when Jeffrey Jena, Tammy Pescatelli and Dick Capri appear in this fun-filled evening of comedy!
If you were lucky enough to catch Jeffrey Jena on one of his many appearances on HBO, MTV, NBC or The Showtime Comedy Club Network, you know he is one of the funniest comedians around. Jeff’s comedy is a mixture of one-liners, storytelling and touching personal tales that focus on becoming a father later in life.
Using the voice of female sarcasm, Tammy Pescatelli brings her tongue-in-cheek brand of humor to bear on such topics as sports, television, dating and family life. She recently had a one-hour special called Finding The Funny which can be seen on Netflix and has appeared on The View, The Tonight Show and on Comedy Central.
Dick Capri is one of comedy’s true treasures. Using his Italian heritage, along with his unique delivery, he creates a mixture of comedy and mime that has his audiences laughing hysterically. Dick was one of the stars in the Broadway hit, Catskills On Broadway.
Singer, actor and comedian, Johnny Petillo has a career that spans four decades. With a long-standing passion for music, a young Johnny could be found standing on a street corner in Asbury Park, NJ, belting out songs. He went on to perform for 20 years working with such groups as Danny & the Juniors and The Duprees as well as hosting his own TV weekly entertainment show with such famed guests as Tony Orlando. With a career that wouldn’t stand still he also appeared on The Tonight Show, Late Night with David Letterman, the HBO Rock and Roll Anniversary Special, TNN Celebrity Spotlight and was even inducted into the Vocal Hall Of Fame in 2003! Add in his talents as a comedian and you have a wonderful evening of entertainment in store.
Opening for Johnny is award-winning comedian, writer and TV producer, Jeff Laub. Jeff is a favorite with all the major cruise lines and is often seen performing at most of the comedy clubs across the country.
He was a huge hit last season so by popular demand we brought him back. Lou has a love affair with music and it shows as his unmatched vocal range and versatility goes from big band and swing to rock, blues, ‘80s power ballads, R&B and even opera. At seventeen Lou was one of 70,000 hopefuls and youngest contestants to make it into the finals on the second season of American Idol. With an ear to detail and the authenticity and respect of the artists he pays tribute to, he along with his six piece band, have become one of the hottest new concert performers around. You won’t want to miss this extraordinary entertainer!
Considered the #1 Michael Bublé tribute artist, Scott Keo brings the music of Bublé to life every time he steps onto the stage. In a show filled with great swing-jazz crooning and with tremendous stage presence, Scott keeps his audiences engaged throughout his performance. He has shared the stage with such stars as Reba McEntire, Josh Groban and Kelly Clarkson. After his performance, we think you will agree with the reviewers who said “…Keo sounds so spot on and has perfect pitch, it’s truly amazing. He is one of a kind.”
From Los Angeles to Broadway and around the globe, this amazing, Juilliard-trained performer is a must-see sensation. Paul Tanner’s high energy show is jam-packed with impressions from the world of celebrity, comedy and music. Watch as Elvis, Tom Jones, Engelbert Humperdinck, Neil Diamond, Barry Manilow and even Willie Nelson come to life as he cleverly impersonates them. A flawless performer, this master of impressions has become a Century Village favorite.
Michelle Berting Brett, accompanied by her four piece Nashville band, brilliantly re-creates the original, iconic Carpenters’ sound in a show that gives us an intimate look behind the scenes of their lives and career. Sharing stories and interviews she has culled from those who knew Karen and Richard Carpenter personally and professionally, Michelle brings to life the phenomenon of the Carpenters who defined an era. Michelle is a gifted vocalist who will thrill you with such Carpenters’ hits as Close To You, Yesterday Once More, Rainy Days and Mondays and of course, We’ve Only Just Begun.
Century Village’s most dynamic, favorite group has taken a few weeks off from their ongoing Las Vegas performances in order to perform here at one of their favorite venues. As always, they will be performing with their spirited enthusiasm and the genuine love of the music they do. Building an energetic bond with their audiences, the group will take you on a rock ‘n’ roll journey that will have you singing along to the classic songs of the last six decades. Well-known actor Danny Aiello went so far as to say “Spend an evening with The Bronx Wanderers. I guarantee you’re gonna have a ball” while Las Vegas Round The Clock reported that “The charismatic Bronx Wanderers rocked the house. The audience didn’t want the fun to stop”, and neither will you!
Still fresh, funny, witty and topical, The Capitol Steps’ new show – Make America Grin Again will have you laughing as their timely mix of songs and stand-up comedy lampoons today’s political scene. Keeping up with today’s headlines, everybody on both sides of the congressional ‘aisle’ is fair game as they poke fun and Make America Grin Again!