I am a singer/soloist/entertainer that does all genres from the 40's to the latest Pop.. Sing a lot of older music like the oldies (50's) and tons of country music. I also do musicals, sing-a-longs, dance.. currently I sing a lot for senior activities at local nursing homes and assisted living.. I am available for parties, and vfw, american legion events too if you need me.
Price Range: Contact for Rates
Gig Length: 90 - 240 minutes
What to Expect
Crowd Participation, Singing along, and even dancing along. I go out into the crowd when I sing for I use a Cordless Mic. Depending on the Event, I sing to get the crowd into it. My performance is molded to fit the party or special occasion. If there's specific song requests, I make sure I sing them. I do requests at all my performances - If I know it, I will sing it. I always make sure if hired, I get all the details up front specifically to cater my repertoire to the needs to make it a fun-filled event. I hope you sing, dance, clap, or relax and listen. The many thanks after finishing a gig is heartwarming to me. I want to make it memorable experience.. Can't wait to perform for you next !
- HOW IT ALL CAME TO BE -
Rick Ashman Entertainment is my heartfelt, personal way of giving !
I've been singing and performing professionally for over 20 yrs in both local bands and now as a Soloist. I sing all across the Southern New England area in local area Clubs, American Legions, VFW's, and many Senior Centers & Nursing Homes playing everything from Oldies, Sing-A-Longs, Standards, Broadway Musicals, to Classic Rock to Country Music. Currently, I perform all Genres from the 40's to today's Pop and learning new Songs as I go along. Special Requests is what I love doing. Singing someone's favorite song that brings back special memories is always a pleasure for me. The bigger the crowds that come to see me, the better I perform. Music over the years in my life has taken me to places I dreamed of playing and meeting some of the warmest and kindness folks. To me Music has always been healing and when I sing, I hope that I made someone feel good inside. The responses I get when I am finished are heart warming. All the thanks and kind words just make it all more worth doing what I do. I hope you all can find the time to come see me when I'm in your neighborhoods.
If you’re looking for the BEST in Live Entertainment, you have come to the right place !
Rick Ashman Entertainment will make your next Event as special and memorable as you expect and enjoy. As a Singer and Performer, I offer the best in Professional Live Entertainment for all your next functions. My rates are competitive, and at most events, I sing longer than my time allows. I am there to help you every step of the way. I promise to make it a Fun, Exciting, Lively Show and you can Sing-A-Long, Relax and Listen, or I surely hope - Dance till you drop. I've been providing Live Music since 2008'. Let me put my talents and experience to work for you. I know you won't be disappointed.
Please don't hesitate to Email me or Call me. Book your next Functions and Holiday Events ahead of all the rest !
See you all real soon - Thanks for the memories,..
Love you all, Rick
Additional Booking Notes
I use Lighting only if asked - I have Dry Ice as well by request.. Most events I don't use them, but if it's a Night Party for Dancing - Well you bet I will set up the Lighting.. It really adds to making the event that more special. I have the latest in High End Speakers and Watts. Using top of the line Sound Equipment, is a given. I want the crowd to hear crystal clean sound and pro. I also use a Subwoofer if a big party. It's one of the best out there for sound today - Let me tell you this, you will feeel it right through you if you dance in front of me singing.. Booom Booom !
My Set List is never the same - I design it to the Event or Party. If a Holiday Party like Xmas - I will do a mix for example of all the Favorites you hear on the radio, and also some of the more spiritual ones you hear in church.. Dance parties - Dance Music, Country Music - all Country and some Yee Haw tunes to do se do to.. Whatever is appropriate for the function. I will say that all my gigs I end the event with a Patriotic Song out of respect. Usually, " God Bless America "... As an encore - If a Slow Song, Unchained Melody or a Ballad like, Wonderful Tonight.
Influences & Inspiration
I grew up listening to oldies groups, classic rock and country music. Groups we all know like The Beatles, Stones, and Rock groups like Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd and others.. As a Singer, I listened to Ballads a lot and big vocalists like Barry Manilow, Elvis, Vocal Groups like the Beach Boys, and many of the Oldies Singers, Paul Anka, Frankie Avalon, etc.. I sing them all.. Crooners - Frank, Dean Martin, Al Martino, Tony Bennett, and even artists like Jimmy Durante.. Whatever music - I took a lot from so much talent out there..
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