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Billy Mira & The Hitmen
Billy Mira & The Hitmen
Billy Mira &The Hitmen is a Vegas style big band production fronted by world renown singer/impressionist Billy Mira and Gretsch endorsed Anthony Bambino. Playing hits from Brian Setzer Orchestra, Tom Jones, Elvis Presley, to rock legends such as Queen, David Lee Roth, Ozzy Osbourne all with a live brass section and female singers. The show is centered around personality Billy Mira who has been featured many times on some of the biggest entertainment shows in the world. Most notably as a regular on The Howard Stern show, Saturday Night Live, and hosting his own show on FoxSports radio and Fox 5 television in Las Vegas Nevada. Billy is known for his dead on impersonations and comedic passages. A world class singer, Billy is in a league of his own delivering vocals from one end of the spectrum to the other. His impersonations and comedy leave the audience gasping for air night after night... The band is lead by world renown guitarist Anthony Bambino who is endorsed by Gretsch guitars, SIT Strings, Morley Pedals, Orion Guitar Finishing, and GoGo Tuners has been featured in guitar magazines around the world. He is known for his guitar shredding and soulful solos as well as his diverse playing styles. On the drums we have world class drummer Claudio Galinski who is endorsed by Istanbul cymbals and Regal Tip drumsticks. Claudio has played with several different artists over the years, Originally from Argentina, Claudio brings a bit of a latin feel to his playing separating him from the cliche drumming beats you normally would hear. Russell Zutto, a veteran on the rock music scene, he has played in some of the top touring bands and is the backup player for Twisted Sister. Russ brings many years of experience with him, and has played to audiences of 75,000+. The horn section is comprised of 3 top NYC brass players Fred Fiedler on Trumpet, John Wriggle on Trombone, and Charles Lee on Tenor sax. There is also a major female element present in the Billy Mira & The Hitmen Show featuring some of the most beautiful faces and voices the world has ever seen or heard!

Covering hits of the late Sixties, ...such as "Light my Fire", "Daydream Believer" and "Kind of a Drag" Michael Valentine and the Sensational Sixties Band have all the right ingredients -- they look great, sound tight and deliver a show that's dynamite! The tunes have been carefully chosen to represent the "best of" American male pop vocal songs of the era. Featuring tribute segments of such beloved groups as THE BUCKINGHAMS, CHICAGO and THE DOORS. The set list of the band is organized and flexible enough to suit just about any occasion. Usually performed as a "show" format, it can easily be adapted and combined with other entertainment to enhance any event. Contact us for more information:

Contact Crazy Wolf Entertainment to book Fabulous Mello-Kings

The Mello Kings - Tonight Tonight
Mello Kings - I Played The Part Of A Fool
Fabulous Mello-Kings
This will introduce the Fabulous Mello-Kings. We are Long Island based and are interested in your Summer concert series. Feel free to add us to your roster. We also do a package show with the Capri'sA quote from Billy VeraHere's a great quote about The Mello-Kings "The Mello-Kings were the first rock'n'roll act to come from Westchester County, where I grew up. All of us who loved rock'n'roll and wanted to be in the business, looked up to them as inspiration that maybe we could make a record too."Billy Vera.. The Official Website Of The Mello-Kings The Mello-Kings The Mello-Kings have been classified as one of the best sounding groups of the late 50’s. They are most affectionately known for their multimillion selling, monster single, Tonite Tonite. "Tonite, Tonite" has been categorized as one of the top three Doo-Wop songs ever recorded, that also includes, “In the Still of the Night” and “Earth Angel”. Jerry Scholl, the originator of the group along with his brothere Bob, put together a sound that has endured . The Mello-Kings traveled and toured with all of the top acts of the day including the Dubs, The Teenagers, The Channels and a list of who’s who in the music business. The Mello-Kings made numerous appearances on Dick Clark’s American Bandstand, Alan Freed’s rock and roll shows, several appearances at the Apollo theater and various television and radio shows as well as PBS specials..

Jerry Scholl "The Original" Jerry has been a member of The Mello-Kings since the group's inception. He is the core of the group it's heart and soul. We affectionately call him "The General". With more than 5 decades of experience Jerry knows what the audiences want and makes sure The Mello-Kings deliver! Jerry's high energy drives the group and always strives to be the best in the business.

Mick Mansueto Mick has been singing for over 40 years with some of the top acts performing today. He has shared the stage with The Dubs, The Cadillacs, The Brooklyn Bridge, The Happenings, The Rascals, The Classics, The Dell Vikings, The Capris, The Chiffons, Trini Lopez, John Ford Coley, Lou Christie and numerous others. Mick sings leads , baritone and second tenor. Joe Magnetico Joe has spent over 40 years in and around show business. Working both in front of and behind the footlights. Joe also runs an entertainment management company as well as providing back up vocals for the group. Joe comes from a long heritage of music. Joe's Uncle Frank was a member of Nat King Cole's touring band. The group relies on Joe to handle the business end of The Mello-Kings.

Lou Balascio Lou started his professional music career at the age of fifteen as a studio musician in the New York tri-state area, toured the U.S.A. and abroad, and in 1992 joined forces with The Mello-Kings , performing all over the country and becoming a lifelong member of the band. Lou also creates the arrangements that identify The Mello-Kings unique sound. The Mello-Kings latest CD "Once Upon A Time" was completely arranged by Lou.

Tony Casilli

Original member of the Country group Northwest Passage from 1975-1978. In late 1978 I was asked by a member of the Mello King's band if I could fill in for their drummer on a New Year's Eve show . I've been with the group ever since. I am excited about the new show and working with the newest members of the group.

Bobby Emmons Bobby is one of the newest members of The Mello-Kings. Handling both lead guitar and vocals for the group. Bobby has been both a Producer and Writer of original material. He hosts a radio show on WBIG "Music & Memories" you can hear it on 94.3 in New Jersey. Bobby has backed up many of the Legends of Rock. He's most proud of his son Robby who is currently serving our country in the U.S. Army.

Fred Pope

Fred began his singing career when he joined "The Castells" at the age of 16. They needed a bass player so Fred got himself a bass and taught himself how to play. In 1975 he hooked up with Bobby Emmons to form "The Crosstones". They backed up many great artists on PBS Specials as well as stage shows around the country. Fred says working with The Mello-Kings is the pinnacle of his career!

Contact Crazy Wolf Entertainment to book The Shallows Oldies Band
The Shallows Oldies Band
8 piece band 4 vocals up front,2 guitars drums, keyboards.We play 60-90 motown r&b oldies rock&roll.

The Shallows family oriented and wholesome entertainment provides a smooth blend of harmonies and have made them popular favorites in the beautiful Hudson Valley Region of New York and the Northern New Jersey area. Our talented 5 piece orchestra provides a diverse sound needed to cover the music of the 50's, 60's, 70's, and 80's. The Shallows play very diverse Venues from small intimate settings to very large arenas. We specialize in Private Parties (Birthdays, Anniversary's, Graduations, etc.), Fund Raisers, Festivals, Car Shows, Oldies Events, Weddings, Catskill Resorts and Hotels, and we are very proud to perform in our local Club scene. We can provide you with a list of satisfied customer references.

If you like true authentic 1950's street corner acapella harmonies, and are a true fan of the music from the 50's thru the 80's, including the Motown groups then you will love THE SHALLOWS.

For over 21 years, the Shallows smooth blend of harmonies and multiple lead voices have made them popular favorites in the club scene in the Hudson Valley Region of NY and in Northern NJ. They have appeared on New York's number on rated Don K Reed's "Doo-Wop Shop", John Manzi's Bop Shop radio show and on oldies radio, 97.7 with John McCaffrey.

The Shallows shows are energized with a top notch 4 piece band and choreographed moves providing unsurpassed entertainment for listening, dancing or just plain watching. It is assured that your experience seeing and hearing The Shallows will be remembered for a long time.

The blend of voices from the very bottom bass to the high soprano notes comes together to form a beautiful harmony that will surely take you back to the care free years of the 50's thru the 80's. For great musical and family entertainment, come out and see the Shallows ! The Shallows have performed on stage with the world famous Temptations, The Spaniels, The Dubs, The Five Satins, The Drifers, The Platters, The Coasters, The Marvelettes and many, many others.

The Platters and the Shallows backstage at Club 211. In Loving Memory Joe Rifkin 12/6/1960 - 1/5/2004 The Drifters and the Shallows spending some quality time backstage. The Shallows and the World Famous Temptations

Contact Crazy Wolf Entertainment to book East Coast Acappella
East Coast Acappella
East Coast Acappella is comprised of 5 talented singers /. performers that have performed in venues ranging from small intimate settings to concert venues of 10,000 or more. East Coast Acappella has taken "street corner" vocals to a new level. Appeals to audiences of all ages, with smooth vocals, audience interaction (as appropriate) and material ranging from standards through R&B, Do Wop, Classic Rock, Soul, and current material as well.

Ronnie Lee Twist and The Future Cats
Ronnie Lee Twist and The Future Cats
Ronnie Lee Twist is a Rockabilly Hall of Fame Artist. His show, "Rockabilly Done Right" review paying tribute the greatest music of all time including music from Johnny Cash, Elvis, Jerry lee Lewis, Buddy Holly and MORE! It's a blast from the past that you won't want to miss.

Contact Crazy Wolf Entertainment to book The Vogues

The Vogues created a sound.
The Vogues
The Vogues created a sound. It was a fresh, original blend of vocal harmony that left an indelible mark in the world of popular music. Inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 2001, The Vogues remain one of the top vocal groups on the oldies scene today. Even though their first hit "You're the One" was released over 40 years ago, the Vogues continue to attract sellout audiences at concerts and club appearances around the country. Their outstanding talent, stylish delivery and excellent choice of material, coupled with their vital, poised performance, makes this group one of the world’s top oldies acts. The 2007 return of original tenor Hugh Geyer to the band and the 2008 return of original lead vocalist Bill Burkette only serves to enhance that authentic Vogues sound.

According to Webster, the word "vogue" means general favor or acceptance. The Vogues many sold-out shows prove that they are not only accepted, but favored by oldies aficionados everywhere! They truly fulfill the promise of their name. Throughout the years, the sound remains unmistakably The Vogues.

Contact Crazy Wolf Entertainment to book The Vogues

The Vogues
The Vogues
About The Vogues

The Vogues created a sound. It was a fresh, original blend of vocal harmony that left an indelible mark in the world of popular music. Inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 2001, The Vogues remain one of the top vocal groups on the oldies scene today. Even though their first hit "You're the One" was released over 40 years ago, the Vogues continue to attract sellout audiences at concerts and club appearances around the country. Their outstanding talent, stylish delivery and excellent choice of material, coupled with their vital, poised performance, makes this group one of the world’s top oldies acts. The 2007 return of original tenor Hugh Geyer to the band and the 2008 return of original lead vocalist Bill Burkette only serves to enhance that authentic Vogues sound.

According to Webster, the word "vogue" means general favor or acceptance. The Vogues many sold-out shows prove that they are not only accepted, but favored by oldies aficionados everywhere! They truly fulfill the promise of their name. Throughout the years, the sound remains unmistakably The Vogues.

Contact Crazy Wolf Entertainment to book The Original Cornell Gunters Coasters
The Original Cornell Gunters Coasters
When these guys hit the stage WATCH OUT they mean business, and generate some MASSIVE harmonies. During the Coasters’ heyday, they had a string of rhythm & blues hits that was generously seasoned with humor and sung in an infectious, up-tempo doo-wop style. Because of this, they sold more than 130 million records and secured their place in the Rock N ‘Roll Hall of Fame. They ranked one of the most popular musical groups in America, having carved out a legacy for themselves as purveyors of riotously funny and socially incisive songs. These days the trio has been reconstituted and is comprised of Charlie Duncan, Lionel “Z” Pope and Tony Scruggs Their concert typically starts with some humorous Coasters classics, such as Searchin’, Love Potion Number Nine, Smokey Joe’s Cafe, Young Blood, Poison Ivy and the beloved Charlie Brown. For the “Charlie Brown” number, the line “Why is everybody always pickin’ on me?” is joined in by several out loud. While the trio sings, they clown around with the audience and each other; they also perform some fancy footwork. Performing songs from such diverse artists as Little Anthony & The Imperials, Lou Rawls and Brook Benton not to mention an eclectic tribute to Luther Vandross, and other originated tunes on their play list. The smooth sound of Cornell Gunter’s Coasters will fill any room with a show that combines value, high energy and passion you won’t find anywhere else! Vigorous stage presence, a broad appeal to their audience The audience will be dancing in the aisles!

Contact Crazy Wolf Entertainment to book THE CUFF LINKS


The brainchild of Pat Rizzo (formerly of Joey Dee and the Starliters), the Cuff Links were a studio group featuring Ron Dante, lead singer of the Archies. Rizzo had recruited songwriters Paul Vance and Lee Pockriss who had previously composed hits for Perry Como ("Catch A Falling Star") and Brian Hyland ("Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polkadot Bikini").

The songwriting duo came up with the catchy, bubblegum singalong "Tracy", which became an international hit. Released in 1969 by Decca Records and distributed by MCA/Universal, Dante was the sole multi-voiced singer on the original recording but once the song charted, a group was specially created comprising Pat Rizzo (saxophone), Rick Dimino (keyboards), Bob Gill (trumpet/flugelhorn/flute), Dave Lavender (guitar), Andrew "Junior" Denno (bass), Joe Cord (vocals) and Danny Valentine (drums). Dante decided not to tour with the group.

Joe Cord and Rupert Holmes ("Escape -The Piña Colada song") provided lead vocals for the second album.

The Cuff Links have toured in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany and assorted countries in central Europe.The group has appeared on Dick Clark's American Bandstand and many other prestigious venues worldwide. Their music has been featured on radio programs, television shows and in major motion pictures.

The Cuff Links have performed with many distinguished acts including such notable entertainers as Neil Diamond, Kenny Rogers and the First Edition, The Grass Roots and the legendary hit makers The Carpenters. Today The Cuff Links perform with the group's original guitarist Dave Lavender.

In 1999 because of the great fascination with 60's & 70's music, and his personal interest in The Cuff Links, singer/songwriter Michael "Valentine" Ubriaco ("Walk Away Girl") obtained the touring rights and revitalized the group. United with acclaimed keyboardist/musical director Tommy Bitondo and a select group of hand picked musicians they have steadily gained notoriety and admiration from audiences as they recreate the magic that originally brought The Cuff Links to worldwide popularity. Discography ALBUMS

Tracy 1969 Decca

The Cuff Links 1970 Decca


Tracy 1969

When Julie Comes Around 1969

Run Sally Run 1970

Jennifer Tomkins 1970

Contact Crazy Wolf Entertainment to book THE CONTENDERS
Gary Draffin Bass & Vocals

Gary is the founding member and leader of THE CONTENDERS. In his career Gary has worked with some of the biggest and brightest stars in the business. His versatility always shows whenever he is on stage, with the ability to perform almost any style of music and sound authentic!along with a strong sense of SHOWMANSHIP! THE CONTENDERS are always a favorite in every venue in which they perform!

Gary has always strived to work with other musicians with the same goals, which has always lead to a winning combination!! Ray Still Guitar, Guitar Synthesizer & Vocals

Ray is a multi-talented entertainer with the ability to emulate the sounds of any musical instrument that a keyboard synthesizer can produce. This along with his extraordinary skills on the sax and his vocals makes Ray a top-notch entertainer!

Ray Still has been nick named "The Man of Still" due to his capability to do anything and everything with his Guitar Synthesizer. The audience is always mesmerized by his talent.

If you listened to The Contenders with your eyes closed, you would be carried away by what you would think is a six or seven piece band!

Ray also played alongside Gary Draffin with The Marvells, one of the top show bands in the country and has worked with a number of huge stars throughout his career. In a word, the description of Ray Still is.....AWESOME!!!!! Bubba Feathers, Guitar & Vocals

Charlie Feathers Jr.[Bubba] has also been in the music business all of his life. He started working with his father [THE LEGENDARY SUN STUDIO RECORDING ARTIST CHARLIE FEATHERS] as a young man.He,along with his dad, are honored in THE ROCKABILLY HALL OF FAME! They performed all over the world headlining at major events and venues. Bubba is a true professional in every sense of the word. With his SHOWMANSHIP combined with his guitar playing abilities along with his excellent vocals go hand in hand with Gary and Ray, making The Contenders A WORLD CLASS BAND! Steve Alban, Drums

Steve and Gary became a team while playing in the World famous, THE BOX TOPS. They worked so well together that they decided to continue on as a team after THE BOX TOPS disbanded. Together with Ray Still they reformed The Contenders. It is uncanny the way that he and Gary work together, they are so tight it's like they can read each others minds!

Steve is also able to play any style of music and always sound authentic ! All eyes are on the stage when Steve performs a drum solo, its always something that makes you stand with your mouth open and wonder, WOW! that guy is AMAZING!!!He is famous for his ability to never make a mistake!

The combination of these four talented Entertainers make them a Hit at any venue that they perform!

Contact Crazy Wolf Entertainment to book The Texas Gypsies

The Texas Gypsies
The Texas Gypsies
The Texas Gypsies"! Formed by experienced professional musicians including GRAMMY winners and musicians from many famous recording artists! The band plays from JAZZ/SWING/and BIG BAND standards (Sinatra, Tony Bennett,Nat King Cole) to Parisian Swing( Django Reinhardt)add in some NEW ORLEANS style along with some of today's AMERICANA, POP and even some DISCO hits all the way to the Texas WESTERN SWING(Bob Wills)sound, you will see just how versatile the band can be and satisfy a wide range of listeners!!

Performing over 180 shows a year, they are able to provide songs that feature both vocals or instrumentals! The band is perfect for private intimate events as a trio or quartet or as a full high energy show as an 8 piece band with horns!! The upbeat, singable and danceable sound always turns peoples heads and keeps their interest whether it is young people hearing a new sound or a more mature person remembering a great time!!...HUNDREDS OF SATISFIED CLIENTS!

Recent Highlights for Tx Gypsies are:

Voted "Best Of Bands" by The Knot Magazine!

Many National and Regional Newspaper,TV and Magazine Press!

On the new Don't mess with Texas Cd with Willie Nelson!

Tx Gyp CD was in the Grammy voting 2005!

"I Will Survive" (Yes the Disco song) was a #1 download on ITUNES!

Currently on Fox TV performing the Theme song for Good Day !

Headlining many festivals, voted #1 act at Wildflower Festival 2006 in Dallas Tx above many famous Rock bands!

Featured Band in INTERNATIONAL MUSICIAN Mag June 2007, The Dallas News Morning News Nov 2007...New CD "Cafe du Swing" just released!!

Contact Crazy Wolf Entertainment to book The World's Greatest Surf and Beach Party

Al Jardine singing California
The World's Greatest Surf and Beach Party
The World's Greatest Surf and Beach Party Band

THE SURF CITY ALLSTARS ARE: David Logeman (Jan & Dean, Frank Zappa, The Beach Boys), Don Raymond (The Ventures, Jan & Dean), Matt Jardine (Beach Boys, Wilson/Philips, Jan & Dean), Gary Griffin (Beach Boys, Brian Wilson), and Philip Bardowell (Beach Boys). This band has toured for years with the biggest names in Surf Music and is man for man the greatest surf and beach party band around! THE LEGENDS OF SURF MUSIC You can now add each of the following Surf Music Legends to the SURF CITY ALLSTARS line-up, in any combination: Original Beach Boy AL JARDINE Original Beach Boy DAVID MARKS (far right) DEAN TORRENCE of Jan & Dean PAUL JOHNSON The Bel-Aires and The Surfaris


THE SURF CITY DANCERS Dean Torrence was the co-founder, co-lead singer, and co-writer of the hit surf duo, JAN & DEAN. Dean first teamed up with Jan Berry in the 1950's while they both attended High School in West Los Angeles. The duo went on to score a huge string of hit songs beginning in 1959 until Jan's horrible car crash in 1966. Since Jan's untimely death occurred in 2004, Dean has kept their music alive and brings the Greatest Hits of JAN & DEAN "Live" as a special guest of the SURF CITY ALLSTARS.

Some of the songs you'll hear Dean perform "Live" with the Surf City Allstars include:


Plus he sings the huge hit that he sang with the Beach Boys, BARBARA ANN

Along with many more surf songs and dance hits from that era.

Contact Crazy Wolf Entertainment to book Kim
Best known on the entertainment circuit as Mr. Versatility, keyboard artist and vocalist Kim Myers, has a mystique all his own- enthusiastically attested to by the thousands who have enjoyed his performances in the U.S., Japan and Canada for over nearly three decades!

With a repertoire that includes but is not limited to Jazz, R &B, Big Band and Classical, Kim Myers has performed at corporate benefits, casinos, festivals, receptions, weddings, bar mitzvahs and celebrity gatherings. He has also performed on Broadway, appeared on TV’s “Law & Order” and earned the distinction of entertaining four consecutive Connecticut Governors-Lowell Weicker, William O’Neill, John Rowland and Jody Reil.

You too can see what audiences are raving about by visiting For further information or to book Mr. Versatility for your next event, contact Kim “Mr. Versatility” Myers at or 860.632.8693 cell 860.794.8695

Sharon Owens
Sharon Owens Bio and Reviews Sharon began opening for acts such as the Letterman, the Mandrell sisters, Willie Nelson, Loretta Lynn and many more country acts. Although performing was Sharon’s dream, so was getting an education. Sharon earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Humanities and Vocal Music from the University of South Florida and has her Master’s in Education from Chapman University. Sharon’s career as a Barbra Streisand Impersonator/Tribute artist began in 1992. Her uncanny resemblance and vocal ability to sing Streisand, started her career as a Legends performer. Most recently Sharon has turned to television where she was crowned the winner of the hit TV show on Fox called “Performing As…” Her national success has created a whirl wind of Barbra fans waiting to see Sharon’s famous tribute. Since her TV success, she has been seen on Access Hollywood, Extra, Entertainment Tonight and even paid a visit to the Family Fued. She has been performing her “Tribute to Barbra Streisand” to critical acclaim nationwide in major showrooms, for corporate events and as a Headliner in Las Vegas. Recently, she graced one of the finest stages in Europe, in Berlin, Germany, “Stars in Concert”. She also appears in “Legends in Concert” at the Bally’s Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City. Currently, Sharon has her own show at the Riviera Hotel and Casino in the Le Bistro Theatre called “ Barbra and Frank, The Concert That Never Was…” “When Sharon took the stage, I almost fell off my chair, She was a dead ringer” Jerry Greenburg Former President of Atlantic Records “Sharon Owens is the Real Deal” In Touch Magazine “Sharon has the look, the voice, EVERYTHING! Even the nose!

Contact Crazy Wolf Entertainment to book THE LEGENDARY INTRUDERS
The world famous Intruders, renowned for their top ten multi-million selling classic "I'll always love my mama". Other hits - Cowboys to Girls,Together,Sad Girl,United, I wanna know your name and many more. With these songs The Intruders thrilled fans around the for many years.