Quality Live Music Entertainment for Seniors and Baby Boomers! Greatest Generation Concerts. 60s/70s Concerts. Holiday Concerts. House Concerts. Country/Western. Birthday, anniversary, or retirement parties.
Activities Directors, do you need live music with a caring, personal touch for your assisted living or memory care residents? I love watching your residents come alive to the music of their youth! Live music for Baby Boomers? Book a RetroRoom Concert! 60s/70s songs you've loved since your Levi's were size 8! Pop, folk-rock, singer-songwriter, and more. Tie-dyed tribe, you are mine!
Need something else? Let's talk! I have a large, varied repertoire and look forward to playing for you!
Lesley was fabulous and I would recommend her for any party. Great job Friday night
Response from Lesley Diane:
Thanks for the booking, Vic- enjoyed playing for your guests! Much happiness to Mary Paige and Marcus!
Leslie Diane was the perfect entertainer for my mom's party! She arrived early so we were able to start earlier and the music was the perfect tone for this senior center. Her songs were all familiar to everyone and sing-a-longs by everyone there was a hit! Thank you- thank you- thank you
Lesley performed at my grandfather's 90th birthday party. Our entire experience with her was great, from initial correspondence and booking, to her amazing performance. She did a great job, even going out of her way to learn some new songs that were outside of her normal genre. Everyone commented on how much they enjoyed her performance. We would have her back for another event in a heartbeat and I would highly recommend her services.
Response from Lesley Diane:
Thanks for your kind words, Jamie! It was so much fun- and a great honor- to help you all celebrate Richard's 90th. Your grandparents are an amazing couple! But you already know that : ) Best wishes to all of you for a great 2016- tell Chessie I really enjoyed her song!
Price Range: Contact to talk about your event.
Gig Length: 60 - 240 minutes
What to Expect
Here's what to expect if you hire me:
An engaging, reliable singer/musician with varied, well-planned sets tailored to your event. I'll communicate promptly if you have questions before the show. The day of the show I'll arrive in plenty of time to unload and set up so the show starts on time. I'm there for you and your guests, not for my ego. Your enjoyment is what I'm concerned with. I'll happily adjust the volume of my performance according to your request. If you have specific song requests that you want me to include, please let me know in advance so I can learn them and bring them up to performance standards. If someone request a song during the show, I'm happy to take requests if the song is in my repertoire.
I don't use stage lights (in case that's important to your event). But I have excellent, professional sound gear to make the show sound awesome! If you want some light stage banter, I'll happily accommodate. Or I can just "shut up and play my guitar!" according to your preference. : )
I look forward to playing for you- thanks!!
Hi, and thanks for stopping by! I'm a professional singer/guitarist/multi-instrumentalist based in Greenville, SC. Unapologetically Retro. : ) I'm fortunate to have grown up with the music of the 60s/70s, with amazing bands and singer-songwriters. My RetroRoom Concerts are planned around the music of this time and are great for entertaining Baby Boomers with songs we can all sing along to. Playing the songs you've loved since your Levi's were size 8!
In addition to my love of retro music and 60s/70s tunes, I love much of the music that reaches back to the songs of the "Greatest Generation" - the generation of my parents. I love playing for the residents of assisted living and memory care communities. Book a Greatest Generation Concert when you're planning events for these groups, or to celebrate a special day for a senior loved one with a private event or house concert.
If a retro vibe isn't the right fit for your event, let me know what you need! I cover most popular genres, playing covers, and originals if requested. I'm fortunate to be able to entertain audiences with music they love, and look forward to playing for you!
Additional Booking Notes
I have professional quality gear that lets me bring first-rate sound to your event. I need to have a grounded electrical outlet within a few feet of where you'd like me to set up. I bring my own power strip as part of my gear and just need a safe grounded outlet to plug into.
If your event takes place outdoors, please provide a covered area, or tent to protect from the elements. An area of 8'x8' or so will give me the space I need to set up comfortably.
Past Booked Events
|March 16, 2018 • 6:00pm - 8:30pm||Dinner Party|
|November 16, 2017 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm||Brookdale Cleveland Park #2 (main wing only)|
|November 13, 2017 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm||Easlan Baptist Church- Small Group|
|November 08, 2017 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm||The Gardens at Eastside- Greatest Gen #2|
|November 07, 2017 • 11:00am - 12:00pm||Cascades-Verdae- Greatest Gen 2|
|October 19, 2017 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm||Te Gardens at Eastside- Greatest Generation 1|
|October 18, 2017–October 19, 2017 • 9:30pm - 12:00am||Tipsy Music Pub- Local Green Residency|
|October 12, 2017 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm||Cascades-Verdae: Private Happy Hour|
|October 05, 2017 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm||Recording w/ John Durham|
|September 23, 2017 • 2:00pm - 4:00pm||Music in the Park w/Lise?|
|September 21, 2017 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm||Recording w/John Durham- Ghost Camera|
|September 18, 2017 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm||Brookdale Hawthorne Park|
|September 13, 2017 • 8:00pm - 8:30pm||Sharkey's Pub- w/ John Durham & Josh Forbus of LOZ|
|September 09, 2017 • 5:35pm - 6:05pm||Swamp Rabbit Music Fest 2017|
|September 09, 2017 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm||Pendleton Manor- Grandparents's Day|
|September 07, 2017 • 5:30pm - 6:30pm||Brookdale Cleveland Park- Birthday Celebrations 2|
|September 07, 2017 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm||Brookdale Cleveland Park- Birthday Celebration 1|
|August 22, 2017–August 23, 2017 • 9:30pm - 12:00am||Smiley's with SRMF2017 Musicians|
|July 20, 2017 • 5:30pm - 6:30pm||Pendleton Manor- Cookout|
|June 09, 2017 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm||Concert of Emmylou Harris Songs By Request - FB Live|
|May 18, 2017 • 5:00pm - 11:00pm||BBQ Event for Keith Harris w/ The Drovers|
|May 02, 2016 • 1:00pm - 3:00pm||Birthday (Adult)|
|January 16, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Lakeview Steakhouse, Greer SC|
|January 09, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Private party for WWII vet's 90th birthday!|
|January 09, 2016||Birthday (Adult)|
|November 21, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Lakeview Steakhouse, Greer SC|
|October 30, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Private Event, Greenville SC|
|October 22, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Coffee Underground, Greenville SC|
|October 17, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Lakeview Steakhouse, Greer SC|
|October 10, 2015||Weekly/Recurring Performance|
|October 03, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Lakeview Steakhouse, Greer SC|
|October 02, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Runway Cafe, Greenville SC|
|September 25, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Runway Cafe, Greenville SC|
|September 18, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Runway Cafe, Greenville SC|
|September 03, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||The Phoenix Inn, Greenville SC|
Here are a few typical sets, which vary to cater to the needs of each audience and the energy level desired. But this will give you an idea. I'm always adding new songs- from many genres and eras, so if you want something that you don't see here, let me know to add it!
Greatest Generation Concerts (1 Hour Show): Que Sera Sera, South of the Border, Song Sung Blue, Bye Bye Love, This Land is Your Land, Wimoweh (The Lion Sleeps Tonight), Summertime, Don't Fence Me In, Take Me Home Country Roads, Tennessee Waltz, I'm a Believer, Act Naturally, King of the Road, Coat of Many Colors, The Way You Look Tonight, Can't Help Falling in Love With You, Ring of Fire, The Gambler, Forever Young, Somewhere Over the Rainbow, You Are My Sunshine, and more...
RetroRoom Concerts (concert length varies according to your needs, and this is just a small sampling of the songs I perform for a 60s/70s/oldies show): Landslide, Old Man, Teach Your Children, Blackbird, To Love Somebody, Act Naturally, The Boxer, Leavin' on a Jet Plane, Already Gone, Bye Bye Love, Glad All Over, Forever Young, Gold Dust Woman, I'm a Believer, The Gambler, Feelin' Groovy, Big Yellow Taxi, Angel From Montgomery, Midnight Rider, You've Got To Hide Your Love Away, Let It Be, Hey Jude, Heart of Gold, Speed of the Sound of Loneliness, Suzanne, I Shall Be Released, After the Gold Rush, Back on the Chain Gang, Catch the Wind, Reason to Believe, Not Fade Away, Helplessly Hoping, Take Me Home Country Roads, The Night They Drove Ole Dixie Down, Your Bright Baby Blues, These Days
Americana/Country/Cosmic American Music (mostly tunes sung by EmmyLou Harris, Gram Parsons, outlaw country and such): Return of the Grievous Angel, Easy From Now On, Boulder to Birmingham, Moon Song, Ring of Fire, Pancho and Lefty, Love Hurts, Coat of Many Colors, Act Naturally, The Gambler, King of the Road, Don't Fence Me In, Red Dirt Girl, Gloom Despair and Agony on Me
Influences & Inspiration
Neil Young, Simon & Garfunkel, Joni Mitchell, Judy Collins, The Beatles, CSN&Y, The Talking Heads, Fleetwood Mac, Coldplay, John Denver, R.E.M., The Pretenders,The Smiths, Cat Stevens, James Taylor, The Mamas & The Papas, Elvis Costello, Bob Dylan, U2, Tracy Chapman, Bread, America, Chris Pureka
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