The Greatest Love Story Ever Sung!
Featuring Danny Evans and Essence…
Danny Evans and Essence are both emerging voices on the Americana landscape. In addition to their original music, they have come together to pay tribute to their heroes and dig deep into their passion for roots music with this amazing Johnny Cash & June Carter Revue.
From his #1 hit “I Walk the Line” in 1956 to the iconic “Folsom Prison Blues,” many have known and loved Johnny Cash over the years. No love, though, seems as great as the love that singer/songwriter June Carter and Johnny Cash shared during their many long years together. Despite both being married at the time of meeting, and battling years of addiction, the connection between them was undeniable. In the first 13 years of their relationship, Cash attempted to make Carter his wife multiple times, and each time she denied him. Eventually June had to admit to the attraction and is quoted as saying, “I think I’m falling in love with Johnny Cash, and this is the most painful thing I’ve ever gone through in my life,” as reported by Groovy History. She described it as being “in a ring of fire,” which inspired the writing of “Ring of Fire,” a song that appeared on both of the artists’ albums. Finally in 1968, Cash and Carter were engaged and soon married. Through passion and tumult, and even in the wake of their passing, the love that burned between them will always be present in their heartfelt and truthful lyrics written and performed for one another. As one of the most beloved couples in music history, Johnny Cashand June Carter Cash’s love lives on through their iconic duos and many albums recorded with each other.
Like their predecessors Johnny Cash and June Carter, who were well known performers before meeting, Danny Evans (aka Danny Uzilevsky) and Essence (Essence Goldman) of ‘Johnny & June Forever’ were also seasoned artists in their own rights before meeting. Born in the same hospital just two days apart, they had been playing music in the same circles for years, knew all the same people, but never actually met. Danny and Essence finally crossed paths in the fall of 2018 at Danny’s Allegiant Studio while Essence was recording her soon-to-be released new record. They had an immediate recognition of how well their voices and musical directions compliment each other. Reminiscent of Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash and other great male /female duos, this pair is a powerful emerging voice on the Americana landscape. In addition to their original music they have decided to pay homage to their heroes and dig deep into their passion for roots music with a Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash Revue.
Danny Evans, veteran guitarist and singer/songwriter is one of the best kept secrets of the Northern California music scene. Son of Rusty Evans, who reigned supreme as a Johnny Cash Tribute Artist under the name Ring of Fire, Danny played guitar in the family band for 20 years. Danny has been called “a canny stylist and musical chameleon.” He’s shared the stage with legends such as Link Wray, Dick Dale, Taj Mahal, Bill Kirtchen, Leo Nocentelli + many more and was celebrated as a local hero fronting the band Chrome Johnson. Danny’s musical career spans several decades, and his A list talent and charisma on the stage is only rivaled by his studio skills at the mixing board, engineering and producing records.
Award winning singer-songwriter essence has been immersed in art and music since childhood. Her birth name really is ‘essence’ – she was raised by quintessential flower children, her parents being two free spirited bohemian artists from the Haight-Ashbury ‘Summer of Love.’ essence has released 6 CDs (with a 7th on the way!) on both independent and major labels, and toured nationally opening for Jason Mraz, Shawn Colvin, Tom Petty, Sarah McLachlan, Natalie Merchant, Chrissie Hynde, Steve Miller, Pat Benatar, and Linda Perry. Her sound nods to songwriting legends like Tom Petty and Lucinda Williams, Dolly Parton, and Gillian Welch. Essence has been featured in the San Francisco Chronicle and BBC and performed on NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert. The story of her band Bernie and the Believers is currently being developed into a full length Hollywood feature film.
“Out of the thousands of other bands that try and play this music, Kalimba is the show that gets it right.” —— Sheldon Reynolds, 14 Year EWF Vocalist/Guitarist
The nationally touring show Kalimba, The Spirit of Earth Wind and Fire provides an Earth Wind & Fire experience so satisfying it transports audiences back to the excitement of the first time they heard these unforgettable songs…
Latin Grammy Award Winner
“Serrano is a master of all styles” —Rhythms Magazine
“From George and Ira Gershwin’s ‘I Got Rhythm’ to the deep blues of Sonny Boy Williamsons’ ‘Eyesight To The Blind’, via hymns and even a version of ‘Danny Boy’, this was an adventurous show that ranged far and wide – all delivered with a jaw-dropping dexterity on an instrument that’s often derided as limited. In the hands of a master like Serrano, that’s very evidently not the case.” — Songlines Magazine, UK
Antonio Serrano is a virtuoso of his instrument, one of the biggest names on the current Spanish jazz scene and one of the most sought after session musicians in the country. Endowed with an atonishing technical facility and deep theoretical knowledge, Serrano also shows an enormous musical versatility that is faithfully reflected in his long history of collaboration. His harmonica moves with equal ease in musical fields as far apart as jazz, flamenco, pop and classical.
He has shared the stage with artists such as Barbara Hendricks and Placido Domingo, with countless Classical Orchestras in Europe, Wynton Marsalis, Lou Bennet, Toots Thielemans Vicente Amigo, Clarles Benavent and the great Paco de Lucia amongst many others.
Antonio Serrano is known for having introduced the harmonica to flamenco and for 10 years he was part of Paco de Lucia´s band. In 2014, the Berklee Mediterranean Music Institute awarded him the Mediterranean Prize for Music Masters for his revolutionary contribution to this style and recently received a Latin Grammy for his role in the recording of ENTRE 20 AGUAS: A LA MUSICA DE PACO DE LUCIA.
“Brilliant performance!” ~ Peter Noone
“Timeless music . . . phenomenal show!” ~ Bobby Vee
“We’ve Only Just Begun: Carpenters Remembered” is a concert show celebrating the music of one of the most successful recording acts of all time. Led by Michelle Berting Brett and accompanied by a live, 7-piece Nashville band directed by Harry Sharpe, the show re-creates the Carpenters’ original sound.
From northern California to New York City to SOLD OUT performances in Las Vegas, “We’ve Only Just Begun: Carpenters Remembered” has been met with enthusiasm from Carpenters’ fans and reviewers alike!
The premier Neil Diamond Tribute Band
The Voice…the Songs…the Man…a Tribute to Neil Diamond!!!
“Real Diamond shines like the Real Deal” — Joe Plasko The Times
“The best tribute band performance and the only band to receive a standing ovation with two encores” —Effingham Performance Center Effingham, IL
“CURTIS DiDOMIZIO & his REAL DIAMOND BAND brought the house down at Harrah’s Concert Showroom in Atlantic City tonight. From start to finish, the band and their lead singer led the sold out crowd through nearly two hours of ND’s songbook with an energy and passion that was simply remarkable. — From PLAY ME Movie Producer-Director Steve Tatone
A Journey Through Italy with songs from Bocelli, Caruso, Pavarotti…
“Powerful Performance with spontaneous standing ovations from beginning to end.” —Chicago Magazine
“Musically and Visually enchanting” — Palm Beach Post
“Style, Sophistication and Elegance” —Daily News
With a Voice that melts hearts and instills passion, Franco Corso is the newest Classic Crossover Artist on the International scene. Appropriately dubbed ‘The Voice of Romance’, his voice runs from baritone to tenor with magical quality that seems to hypnotize and mesmerize.
A native of Sanremo nestled along the shores of the Italian Riviera, Franco’s inspirations are drawn from classic luminaries such as Caruso, Bocelli and Pavarotti. These influences are blended together as he takes audiences on a ‘Musical Journey Through Italy’ in his acclaimed sellout concert series in the US. Corso’s talent is galvanized by his ability to render any of his songs in English, Italian, French and Spanish with Pop-Opera transitions.
Franco was accompanied by multi Emmy award music composer and Tony Bennett’s music director Mike Renzi during a successful TV Campaign aired on NBC and CBS networks.
Franco has performed for numerous celebrities including Donald Trump as well as shared the stage with Mr. Las Vegas Wayne Newton at the Annual National Gala for the American Heart Association.
Reunion: A Tribute to the 70’s is a premier, multi-media musical show featuring note-for-note recreations of some of the most iconic pop and rock artists of all time.
With spot-on impersonations, Reunion captures the 70’s biggest stars as they were in their heyday–icons like Elton John, The Rolling Stones, Fleetwood Mac, ABBA, Tom Petty, Roberta Flack, Donna Summer, KC and the Sunshine Band and more.
Through the use of film and other multi-media elements, Reunion does more than meticulously portray the idols of the 70’s. It takes the audience on an immersive and unforgettable musical journey!
Live from Las Vegas!
The One Man PRINCE Show!
Since 2011, Marshall has established his dominance as the world’s leading Prince Tribute Artist.
“PURPLE PIANO” provides SCALE-ABLE EXCELLENCE for all capacities.
“Charloff shares Prince’s vocal range and multi-instrumental facility on guitar and piano!” —SeaIsland
… memorializing the greatest entertainer of all time PRINCE
Coming from fronting the greatest Prince tribute show in the world, working with the Atlanta Rhythm Section and writing and producing the Commodores, Marshall Charloff has now embarked on a solo journey, performing all of your favorite Prince songs as the one-man show — “PURPLE PIANO”.
Marshall has performed worldwide- fronting the finest symphonies in most major cities in North America, featuring the music of Prince; and continues to tour fronting the celebrated Purple xPeRieNCE. Early in his career, Marshall honed his piano performance and audience participation chops while touring nationally in the FunKeys, an acclaimed dueling pianos show.
“Dreamy, delicately soulful voice…” —SmoothJazz.com
PRINCE’S Final Performances Were SOLO PIANO Shows.
Starring Brian Duprey
“He’s got it down!” — Nancy Sinatra
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“Duprey’s version of ‘My Way’ is worth the ticket price alone.” — Chicago Tribune
“Brian stands alone as the number one Frank Sinatra performer in the world.” — Examiner.com
SYMPHONIC SINATRA is the ultimate Frank Sinatra experience live in concert. With breathtaking stage charisma, sparkling blue eyes, and a velvet baritone voice, Brian Duprey elevates tribute shows to a whole new level. When Brian Duprey sings Frank Sinatra classics, those listening might swear they were hearing Ol’ Blue Eyes himself. At least that’s what happened to Frank’s own daughter, Nancy Sinatra, when she first heard Brian’s voice on the Howard Stern Show.
As the lead actor in the hit musical, “The Rat Pack is Back,” Brian spent 10 years perfecting his craft in Las Vegas and in over 200 Performing Arts Centers and Casinos across the country. His lead role and creative development of the show built a 48 state tour and secured the title of “Best Tribute Show of Las Vegas” in 2014.
Showered with awards and recognition for his live and recorded performances, Brian Duprey had his big break on FOX TV’s “Performing As,” where he won top prize by portraying his idol, Frank Sinatra. Brian has been featured on CSI Las Vegas, The History Channel, NBA All Star Jam, and the hit movie Get Him To The Greek. He also opened for the likes of Paul Anka and the cast of HBO’s Sopranos and wowed specials guests like Steve Wynn at The Smith Center in Las Vegas