When describing Eddie Michael words like charisma, personality, high energy and a lot of talent come to mind. In a performance that will bring you back to the days of the great Vegas shows, Eddie performs the songs of rock ‘n’ roll greats such as Neil Diamond, Roy Orbison, Elvis, Jay and the Americans as well as such famous crooners as Frank Sinatra and Tony Bennett. Hailing from Brooklyn, Eddie now performs at country clubs and theaters throughout the state of Florida.
With her powerful voice and her vivacious personality, this talented performer has been called “The Lady Of Broadway”. Her Broadway credits include such famous shows as Gypsy, South Pacific, Funny Girl, The King and I and West Side Story. Singing familiar songs from the old standards to the best of Broadway, her incredible voice has also taken her to performances on major cruise ships and in night clubs as well as working with many celebrities and orchestras around the country.
Opening for Jo-Anna is Spanish Guitar virtuoso, Bob Folse. The recipient of many awards, Bob, a native of New Orleans, also studied in Spain with the masters of the Spanish Guitar.
As a child with a great singing voice, Gary was also fascinated with ventriloquism so he taught himself to throw his voice. Later on someone gave him an Ella Fitzgerald album and he became hooked on jazz and standards, auditioning for the Sammy Kaye band. Much to his parents’ disappointment, he was hired! After touring with the band, he was asked to perform at President Carter’s inaugural ball and has been performing as a singer and ventriloguist all over the world also opening for such famous performers as Don Rickles, Debbie Reynolds and Joel Grey.
Opening for Gary is the accomplished pianist and vocalist, Ralph D’Ovidio. From jazz to opera and from classical to pops, Ralph’s dynamic vocals and great piano will entertain you.
Put on your miniskirts, your bell bottoms and plug in your lava lamps as Orange Sunshine’s five remarkable musicians perform the diverse sounds of the ‘60s. They will transport you back to a time and era that produced such great sounds as Motown, the British invasion, surf music, classic rock as well as American hits and folk music. Orange Sunshine delivers the original sound of a 45 record complete with surf organs, string guitars, sitars and orchestral overtures.
David’s soaring baritone will thrill you as this superb showman and South Florida singing sensation performs songs from Broadway and the great American songbook. A consummate performer, David has appeared in Phantom of the Opera, Into The Woods, Pal Joey and Can-Can. He has also worked and recorded in Los Angeles alongside some of Hollywood’s most accomplished orchestras.
Opening for David is Carolyn Smylie, a crystal-clear soprano with a powerful belt and a vivacious personality. Carolyn’s repertoire includes Broadway, standards, jazz and pop.
Gotta Sing, Gotta! Dance is a wonderful celebration of five of the most loved and influential performers in the musical history of Hollywood: Judy Garland, Fred Astaire, Frank Sinatra, Rita Hayworth and Gene Kelly. You will hear marvelous songs like Cheek to Cheek as three very talented performers, Rome Saladino, Sara Perry and Rachel Klein take you on a song and dance excursion through some of the most memorable films these five icons appeared in: Pal Joey, For Me and My Gal, Guys and Dolls, On the Town, An American In Paris, and Singin’ in the Rain.
With amazing attention to detail and a powerhouse voice, Lou Nelson perfectly reproduces all the mannerisms, antics and even the accent of Tom Jones in this rousing tribute to the famous singer. Add in Lou’s resemblance to the star and you have a special evening in store. Lou has been entertaining for over 25 years, touring with several rock bands as well as performing in casinos, theaters and on cruise ships.
In an evening of musical nostalgia, Jimmy Barkan will take you back in time as he honors the singers and entertainers who made Las Vegas what it is today. With much charm and charisma, Jimmy uses his unique singing style and amazing stage presence to highlight such Las Vegas icons as Sammy Davis, Jr., Bobby Darin, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Elvis Presley. An extraordinary entertainer, Jimmy was named Best Crooner in 2015 by South Florida Magazine.
Opening for Jimmy is gifted singer Tony Quaranti who will start off this exciting evening of classic Las Vegas entertainment with his own powerful tribute to Sinatra.
Sometimes dubbed a cabaret ‘maven’, Susan Winter’s Minor Miracles is a loving valentine to the song writers who produced popular songs without losing their rich ancestry. The show explores the development of popular music that sprang from ‘minor’ key traditions of Eastern European Jews, works composed by sons of cantors such as George Gershwin, Harold Arlen and Kurt Weill. She continues her musical journey with gems from Jewish emigres in Hollywood culminating to the next generation who transformed that ‘minor’ motif into rock ‘n’ roll, easy listening and rhythm and blues as well as those who produced some of Broadway’s most famous songs. Susan is joined by the versatile Don Edwards who leads her three-piece combo.
Vibrant singer Adriana Zabala is establishing herself as one of the most talented performers in South Florida and has been awarded numerous awards. A frequent guest artist with many of the area’s performing arts organizations, she has been featured on various local radio and television networks and is currently traveling with her one-woman show aboard luxury cruise ships around the world. She has been called a gifted and agile singer and the LA Times called her ‘extraordinary’.
Opening for Adriana is comedic magician, Julian Russell. From England and winner of numerous awards, Julian is noted for mixing hysterical comedic stories with his international magic and illusion act.