Entertainment

Since LOVERBOY founded the event in 2000, Rockin’ for Research guests have been entertained by some of the finest talent the industry has to offer, and this year promises to be the same.

2017 Entertainment

FAMOUS PLAYERS BAND
Vancouver’s Best Dance Band

After a night of generosity and hope of finding a cure, the extraordinary Famous Players will have you up out of your seats and on the dance floor to celebrate the evening’s success.
Famous Players has been one of the most in demand event and party bands internationally for the past two decades. With the uncanny ability to recreate the styles and sounds of all of your favourite hits, Famous Players’ repertoire spans genres and eras to create a truly energetic show you wont soon forget.
You simply won’t be able to stop yourself from dancing!

And that’s not all! Let “Elton John” and “George Michael” tickle your ears with some of their best hits.

RFR2017_AndrewJohnsPhoto2Andrew Johns (aka Elton John)

Andrew Johns is a keyboard player, singer and songwriter, recording some of the finest piano work this side of Oscar Peterson. Andrew will bring his beautiful vocals and keyboard mastery and take you down memory lane with some of Elton John’s most memorable songs.

 

 

RFR2017_BillPantazisPhotoBill Pantazis (aka George Michael)

Bill Pantazis aka George Michael is a Professional Tribute Artist and will be sure to get you out of your seats and start your night of dancing with George Michael’s best hits!

 

Past Entertainment

2016
Famous Players Band

2015
A troupe of talented Musical Theatre Performers recreated 5 iconic showstoppers from the multi Academy Award winning musical extravaganza Cabaret. Famous Players Band.

2014
Three Extraordinary Tenors: Giovanni Amenta, Leon Leontaridis & Paul Ouellette.  The Carmelina Cupo Trio. Famous Players Band.

2013
The Scorchers. Cole Armour. Leora Cashe. Candus Churchill. Warren Dean Flandez. Mike Henry. Linda Kidder. Jane Mortifee. Marcus Mosely. Kendra Sprinkling. Don Stewart. Sibel Thrasher. Garfield Wilson.

2012
SwingSoul Orchestra. Famous Players Band.

2011
A Cupcake Affair. Famous Players Band.

2010
Brass Transit

2009
LOVERBOY. Bill Henderson (Chilliwack). Paul Hyde (The Payolas). Saffron Henderson and Camille Henderson.

2008
Stayin Alive – The Bee Gees Tribute

2007
Martha Reeves & the Vandellas

2006
Colin James. Jim Byrnes. Bill Henderson (Chilliwack). Camille Henderson (Sarah McLachlan), Saffron Henderson. Rob Baker (Tragically Hip). Paul Hyde (The Payolas). Craig Northey (Odds, Strippers Union) and Sharkskin.

2005
Colin James

2004
Atlantic Crossing

2003
Michael Bublé

2002
Stephen Kabakos

2001
LOVERBOY. Jann Arden.

2000
LOVERBOY & Friends – Loverboy. Paul Hyde. Colin James. Powder Blues. Bif Naked. Jeff Healey.