"Our very own Sinatra" says ABC Channel 7 Suncoast View hosts. A Availanle for Restaurants, Clubs, Private events. John guarantees an event you will never forget. Evoking the Crooners of the 20th Century, John emulates, never imitating the Legends, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Tony Bennett, and many more.
The music is provided with backtracks of the highest quality, with a sound system that needs one electrical outlet and sets up within 30 minutes of arrival.
Whether it is the "Come Smile with Me" show, or "Jukebox Johnny" a great show is offered, with you and your guests satisfaction guaranteed.
Rainy day required us to move inside. John adjusted easily and was terrific. His choice of songs for a 60th wedding anniversary was perfect. Everyone was smiling. Well done.
Russo is truly an amazing and inspiring performer. His performance made me nostalgic for the Sinatra days and brought back precious memories of my early years. Russo’s lights up the stage and truly brings life into any event he’s performing at. Not only is he talent but he is also extremely professional and cares about his craft and Fulfilled my every want and desire. I would highly recommend Russo to anyone looking to bring life and passion to an event. I look forward to seeing him perform next !
John was fabulous! Just an amazing talent... And easy on the eyes
John is as nice and considerate as he is...talented! He'll always do the job well...and with enthusiasm . He and I are mutual fans/ friends. See me at www.bettycomora.com
We've had the opportunity to see John perform at The Starlite Room, and watch his ongoing appearances on ABC 7 Sarasota Suncoast View. He is an extremely talented crooner and entertainer. He is just the best.... You would not be disappointed by hiring him for your next event.
What to Expect
Whether it is a dinner show, quiet background singing, or a full blown "Rat Pack " Vegas show. John is the one to provide top notch entertainement.
With an average of 20 songs in an hour, John will tailor the songs to your specifications.
John emulates, never imitates the legendary songs of the 20th century. Most requested is the Rat Pack, but offering more classic songs from Such as Neil Diamond, Willie Nelson, Patsy Cline, Elvis, Fats Domino. The list is endless.
The music comes first in any of Johns performances with a patter that guarantees some laughs and evokes the by gone era of a true lounge act.
"Come Smile with Me" a songfest that ran for two and a half years at a popular Sarasota Nightspot.
For an idea of what is offered visit johnrussoentertainer.com or youtube.com john russo entertainer sarasota.
Sarasota based, John has entertained audiences since the age of 5. Always a crowd pleaser, you can find his videos on youtube and on his website johnrussoentertainer.com.
In addition to Crooning, John has appeared on stage in Profesional Theatre in such productions as 1776, Call Me Madam, Annie Get Your Gun to name a few.
Also appearing in Independent film, John has a well rounded knowledge of what it takes to make any performance a successful one with your satisfaction at the top of the list.
Sarasota Herald Tribunes Ticket magazine Editor Wade Tatangelo dubbed john "The Crooner King".
Nothing more can be said. This is the man you need for your next event.
Additional Booking Notes
Self Contained Harbinger Sound Sysytem Plug and Play just need an electrical outlet
Past Booked Events
|June 17, 2019 • 6:30pm - 7:00pm||Anniversary Party|
The 20th Century American Songbook
Plug and Play has all equipment Access to outlet and Wifi a bonus