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Take a musical journey back to the 70s and 80s with a tribute to three notable icons who have influenced the music industry for all time. This is our Salute to these legendary performers who were not only bestselling recording artists but who's careers spanned three genres; Pop, Rock and Soul.
Lori Mitchell-Gay (Whitey Houston) is a talented, versatile accomplished performer and entertainer. She has graced the stages all over the US and the world. Her humble beginnings were cultured in the church choir in her hometown of Philadelphia, PA. She attended The High School for the Creative and Performing Arts where she majored in theater and dance. Lori received a scholarship to attend Emerson College in Boston, then later transferred to Temple University where she majored in broadcast journalism. Her professional career began with several top-forty bands including one that allowed her the privilege of performing for the USO, overseas and abroad. Her exposure and experience helped her to perfect and polish her style and stage presence, and she has applied it to appearances on television and radio. Lori has lent her talent to many musical and theatrical productions such as, Nights On Broadway ll and lll, The Wiz, Purlie, Godspell and Working, just to name a few. Her voice can be heard on several compilation CD's with recording artist such as Janice McClain, Billy Fellows, Rudy Gay and Rob Weird. Lori says she does her best work "on stage" "when you bring a smile or a tear, if that's what you're going for, to the faces of your audience, it's an amazing gift ad an incredible feeling".
Rick St James (Rod Stewart) is a singer, songwriter and entertainer. As a follower of British Rock and Blues he naturally fell into a show saluting that music. The Rod Stewart part of his original show received the biggest reception and became the show he would take around the world. The show covers Rod's career and his influences including his Greatest Hits, Rock n Roll, Motown, Soul and Rhythm and Blues classics.
As the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, is the man known worldwide as the TRUE Voice of Elvis, Doug Church. Doug began his career in the US Air Force, brandishing a guitar and home-made costume, where he began winning talent contests held annually by the Air Force with his amazing rendition of the King of Rock n Roll. He has awed his audiences for years, leaving them totally mesmerized and shaken. They swear that when you close your eyes, Elvis is right there in the room with you. Doug's voice has been acknowledged as being the closest to "The King's" by not only his fans and peers but also by those who knew Elvis personally, and is regarded as an Icon in the industry.