Tribute and Variety
Shows are super successful. The buyer gets more bang for the buck, spending the same amount on
4 to 6 names.
The audience gets to hear a variety of artists. Win Win!
Bobby Rydell, was born Robert Ridarelli April 26, 1942
in Philadelphia, PA. In the 1950’s he captured the world’s attention
and the hearts of every teeny bopper. One of the premier teen idols of the
day, Bobby soon set himself apart in the early days of rock as more than
just a pretty face. He was an accomplished musician and singer long before
his first appearance on American Bandstand, where the world first saw that
famous pompadour & warm smile.
Billboard lists Bobby Rydell as earning 34 Top 40 hits, including such
greats tunes as "Swingin Time", "Good
Time Baby", "I've Got Bonnie", "I'll Never Dance
Again" and "The Cha Cha".
"Wildwood Days" made the Top
Twenty. 1963s "Forget Him" almost
made #1 and sold over a million copies. Bobby is one of the Top 5
artists of his era.
His career has continued to span the decades as he continues to perform
all over the world. The years have only improved his talents and have
allowed him to develop & craft remarkable vocal skills, continuing to
melt hearts & rock souls.
He continues to perform in a wildly successful act "The Golden
Boys" which co-stars his old friends Frankie Avalon & Fabian.
It’s a warm, funny, music-filled journey back in time (complete with
videos) that hasn’t disappointed audiences for the past 12 years
they’ve been performing this show!
Bobby’s solo act is very special ~ with family stories, comedy, &
soulful music. He has an excellent command of phrasing that is apparent in
songs like "When I Take My Sugar to Tea," "Walking My Baby
Back Home," "Cry Me a River." He possesses a formidable
range that is the purest entertainment you’ll ever see. He does a
tribute to fellow teen idol, Bobby Darin, with "Dream Lover,"
"Splish Splash" & "Mack the Knife" and his
mega-hit, "Volare", is regularly a show stopper. There’s even
a medley of songs from his classic motion picture, "Bye Bye
Birdie." Bobby serves up a mix of pure musical relaxation that is
Bobby was honored by the City of Philadelphia, through the efforts of his
Fan Club, when the 2400 Block of S. 11th Street in Philadelphia was named
Bobby Rydell Boulevard. The event was celebrated with a parade, a
string band and Bobby arriving in a 1950 Pink Cadillac. The Mayor of
Philadelphia attended along with thousands of people. A huge Block Party
followed dedication ceremonies.
Bobby has also been inducted into Philadelphia’s prestigious "Walk
of Fame" where he was one of the first 10 inductees to have a star on