Playing and singing a wide variety that includes, Rock & Roll, Classic Country, Show Tunes and Standards. The music could best be described in one word; NOSTALGIA! The definition perfectly describes the music I play. "A sentimental longing or wistful affection for the past, typically for a period or place with happy personal associations".
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 60 - 240 minutes
What to Expect
George's vocals are his strong point as he captures the feel for the song he is singing. The wide variety of songs in his repertoire are well suited for a mature audience and range from the 1930's through the 1980's covering standards, rock & roll, classic country and show tunes. The ability to provide the correct ambiance for an event is crucial and this entertainer prides himself on never being too loud for the most intimate occasion yet "keeping the party going" when needed.
George Whitesell grew up in the Hudson River Valley of New York where he started playing in bands at the age of 15. His musical popularity in Colorado Springs started growing since moving here in 1972. In George’s recording of Pray For Me (I Drive Academy) became a regional hit in 1983. The novelty song told of the woes of driving Academy Blvd. George is most well-known as a solo artist and for the bands, Magic Touch, Something Special, Salt Creek, Eclectic Rhythm & Blues, Metro Blues and George Whitesell & His All Stars. One of his original songs, Mine All the Way, was selected to be on the CD Sounds of the Pikes Peak Region, a collection of tunes by local artists presented by the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region (COPPeR). Mine All the Way was also chosen to be on the Colorado Music Business Organization's (COMBO) compilation CD in 2016.
Additional Booking Notes
PA system provided by entertainer.
Past Booked Events
|July 27, 2017 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm||MacKensie Place|
|July 14, 2017 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm||Liberty Heights|
|June 30, 2017 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm||Liberty Heights|
|June 20, 2017 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm||MacKensie Place|
|June 08, 2017 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm||Brookdale|
|May 25, 2017 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm||MacKensie Place|
|May 18, 2017 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm||Brookdale|
|May 17, 2017 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm||Inn at Garden Plaza (Birthday Party)|
|May 14, 2017 • 9:00am - 12:00pm||Coyote's Coffee DEn|
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