What are your Qualifications?
Tony has been Entertaining
as an On-Stage Professional since 1967. Tony is a Crowd-Pleaser
and in 1985 began offering special Programs for Senior Citizens. He has
since performed Thousands of Shows for Thousands of Seniors in Churches,
Social and Community Groups, Retirement, Independent and Assisted Living
Communities, Health and Memory Cares throughout the Twin Cities Metro
What kind of a Program is it?
It's a Quality & Fun Show of Live
rather than background kuroki tracks. The beauty of it is song-requests
are performed for the audience 'on demand' without wasting their time
fumbling in search of a song recording.
What Instruments do you play?
Tony accompanies himself on Vocals with a hand-made Alvarez Yairi Acoustic-Electric Guitar, and an additional 6 Golden Melody Harmonicas.
What Equipment do you provide?
All Performance Equipment is provided, which includes a new Sound System featuring 180° Spectrum Coverage so everyone in all corners of the room hears clearly. All microphones, cables, stands and instruments are furnished.
What type of Music do you play?
Rather than one fixed set of material, Tony tailors his performance to fit the audience, occasion/event, age group, and the setting. Whatever your Special Gathering, whether it's a Birthday or Holiday Party, a Family Day or Night Event, a Picnic, or other Theme-Based Party, you can request any particular type of music you want. It can be Peppy/Fun, Singalong, Concert-Style, or Strolling. It can be Contemporary or Traditional, Patriotic or Gospel, Classics or Old-Time, Nostalgia or FolkSongs, Humorous or LoveSongs, and of course your Requests and Dedications.
What do I need to Provide?
An electrical outlet, and a space to set-up.
What is your Rate?
Tony's standard hourly rate has remained
unchanged for 10 years and is negotiable for people with budget challenges.
Due to greater demand, Holiday Shows such as Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's
Day etc. are booked at a higher rate, as well as Shows requiring extra
Additional Performers can be added to any Show,
You can spend more money, but you won't find higher Quality. If you are looking for Quality bang for your buck, you've made the right choice : )
Thank You and Many Blessings!
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