Tom Jones Tribute

Job Done

Another contract finished! It's 5am and I'm sitting in Tegel airport catching a flight to Brussels then a transfer flight to Manchester to make a 1pm Mothers Day gig in Liverpool. There are no direct flights from Berlin early enough at the weekends. I was still on stage performing 5 hours ago at Berlin's Stars in Concert, my last show was a gala for Subaru, I've been there for the past 4 weeks and I will be glad to get home even though there's no rest for the wicked! After the 2 gigs today, the first, an early show, then it's off in to town for a late show and then it's total rest! I'm taking a week off to...

Away day! 

So 3 weeks in to my run, everything is like clockwork, the shows are great, audiences are good and I'm on overdrive right now! Sometimes we get to do special gala shows next door in our convention centre, this room holds 1000's and is hired by companies for their own convention and there's always a party and entertainment when it's finished. On the odd occasion we work outside the city for clients,  like tomorrow, me, Suzie and Lee are performing in Düsseldorf, we have a 4 piece band 2 dancers, production crew and a sound engineer! They fly us there and everything is normally well organised. The gig is in the Hilton although we're not staying there, and it's gonna be...

1 down 3 to go

So the first week has flown over, and I'm back in the groove again, although we have had a bout of flu running through the cast this week and so running orders and cast line ups are changing daily!  If as usual I'm 2nd on in the second half, I never normally come over to the dressing rooms until the show has started, if like what happened last week, I had done the same, I would have been late to go on as they out me on first as the opening act due to a cast members illness! I have to say, I only found out very late that evening and could have so easily missed it!  I've 3 more weeks to...

One down 30 to go

So yesterday was my first show back and it was good to get it out of the way, it's like blowing the cob webs off and getting back into the swing of a production performance. Unlike doing a gig at home where I'll always sing the full version of Tom Jones songs, here they are all edited to shorter versions and it's so easy to forget where the edits are, and as some of the numbers are production with dancers it throws it all out of sync if you get it wrong, luckily everything was fine!  We have a new Elvis, Dean Zee, he plays the young Elvis, 68 comeback style and he does an impromptu segment where he plays the...

Back to Berlin for Feb

Today I'm on my way back to Stars in Concert, I only finished my last contract on Dec 28th so it's like I've not been away! I'll be working with an Amy Winehouse, Joe Cocker, Madonna, Blues Bros, Rod Stewart and an Elvis, I know all of them very well as we've worked together over the last 4 years, except the Elvis, his name is Dean Zee, check him out on YouTube, his forte is the younger Elvis and he is very very good, our normal Elvis, Graham Patrick is off doing an 80 day tour of Germany and Holland and so as well as working for Stars in Concert, Dean will be his understudy in case he get ill.  I'll...

New look web site and FB fan page 

Hi, I hope everyone likes the new look website for 2016, with the help of my great friend, Mike Powell (Michael Buble trib) he is creating a more aesthetic, pleasing on the eye experience for viewers, I'll have my new look pics uploaded and very shortly I'll have new video footage from Berlin with the current look as well. If you get a chance visit my fan page on Face Book just put in Danny Roman Tom Jones Tribute and give it a like! I will be blogging more regular as well, keeping you all up to date on where I am and what I'm doing! ...

Good to be back

I'm in to my 3rd week at Stars in Concert Berlin and it really is good to be back. The new TJ look is causing quite a stir and I've never had so many people wanting to have a pic with me at the end of the show. I have to say that in the 4 years I've been coming here this is the first time I've really felt comfortable on stage playing TJ as the look is so natural, no wig, no cheesy costume, I used to just want to get on and off because I was so uncomfortable, now, I'm talking between the songs and when I deliver them it's believable to me and the audience!  Here is...

Thought I’d seen it all

I'm back working at Stars in Concert Berlin for the whole of October, my first show was last night and the room was packed, we can fit around 800 in and I would say it was three quarters full. Anyway, it was the first time that Ive worked with a traditional German star, Helene Fischer played by Bridie Rack and she is massive over here, sold millions of records, the music it is quite umpah, it has that certain beat, I likened it to Brotherhood of Man (remember them) anyway, her songs are all in German so I have no clue what they're about! Haha After years of doing TJ in various shows, it's the first time that I've worked with...

What a week, it’s just the life of an entertainer! 

For the past few weeks, I've been away on holiday to Orlando Florida, I don't know about you but I always feel like I need a rest when I come back cause I'm so tired and especially there as you spend most days walking round Universal or going to water parks. Always in the back of my mind is the next gig and I always put myself under so much pressure, for instance, I flew back from Orlando, a 9 hour flight on Thursday morning to Gatwick, the plane was late taking off and so I only had 35 mins to make a connecting flight to Dublin, Jesus, I've never been so knackered rushing to make it, the boards saying...

German Efficiency

So this weekend I'm back in Berlin working for Stars in Concert in a Gala for a company who have just finished a conference event.  I was using this gala to audition my new Tom Jones look as TJ is over at the end of the month in Berlin and his posters are all over the city with obviously his new look !  Everyone knows about German efficiency, especially with the great cars they produce like BMW and Porche but I can tell you that it runs through the whole of it's industries including our show tonight at the Estrel hotel. Every thing is planned to the final detail, running orders must be to the minute and they will not accept...