Power. Passion. Soul.
Classic Rock & Rock Ballads are my strengths and music from bands such as Queen, Styx & Journey and artists like George Michael, Paul McCartney & Billy Joel inspire me and what I can offer you.
Whether singing to backing tracks or with a full band, I can work with you to help make for a memorable musical evening and great party or event.
Thank you for visiting my profile. I look forward to hearing from you and hopefully working with you soon.
All the Best,
Price Range: $500 and up
Gig Length: 60 - 240 minutes
What to Expect
Whether I'm singing to backing tracks or with a full band (mine or yours), you should expect a polished, powerful musical performance.
The influences that shaped John Anthony’s musical tastes are as wide as the artist’s vocal range. From Styx to Streisand, Freddie Mercury to George Michael and Billy Joel to McCartney, Anthony pays homage to some of music’s most important artists. Says Anthony,”If I had to choose one influence in particular, it would have to be Freddie Mercury, who could sell any song from hard rock bravado to the sweetest sentiment. That is what I aspire to.”
John’s debut album What A Man Can Do enjoyed critical acclaim from The New York Post which raved over his across-the-board skill, “[Anthony] displays a wide range of styles – and has command of them all.” Industry mainstay Billboard agreed: “There is nothing missing from this recording. It’s bathed in lush, elaborate arrangements of strings and horns that make each song sound like a million bucks” [but] “the element that ultimately sets Anthony apart is a staggeringly high and powerful tenor range that dwarfs the vocal potency of his stylistic mentors.”
Born and raised in upstate New York, John’s musical journey began playing saxophone from early childhood through high school. It wasn’t until his college years did he discover that his voice was his ‘instrument’.
John ventured to NYC to front rock bands that were featured at popular clubs such as the China Club and the Cat Club as well as receiving local airplay. Over the next few years, John continued to write his own songs, which eventually became ‘What A Man Can Do’.
John is currently performing with Arena Rock Tribute in the NYC Metro area and developing a Rock Musical.
Tie Your Mother Down
Fat Bottomed Girls
Crazy Little Thing Called Love
We Will Rock You
I Want To Break Free
It’s A Kind Of Magic
Another One Bites The Dust
Love Of My Life
Come Sail Away
Too Much Time on My Hands
Blue Collar Man
Don't Stop Believing
Lovin', Touchin', Squeezin'
Anyway You Want It
Cold as Ice
Dirty White Boy
Feels Like the First Time
Long, Long Way From Home
More Than A Feeling
Funeral for a Friend/Love Lies Bleeding
Don't Let the Sun Go Down On Me
Saturday Night’s Alright For Fighting
You Give Love A Bad Name
Livin on a Prayer
Hold the Line
Here I Go Again
Working for the Weekend
Influences & Inspiration
My influences range from Styx to Streisand, Van Halen to Van Morrison with Queen, Styx, Journey, George Michael, Paul McCartney and Billy Joel being my biggest inspiration.
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