Billy Joel Tribute by 52nd Street Stranger

Saturday
30
Mar

Starring Cleveland's Own Ed Callahan

Please note: Doors will open at 7pm
Why you should see this show…

Ed Callahan & some of the best players in the Cleveland area bring you a Billy Joel experience. Performing many of Billy Joel’s timeless hits like “The Stranger,” “Movin’ Out,” “Scenes From An Italian Restaurant,” and “Just The Way You Are.”
 

52nd Street Stranger Bio
52nd St. Stranger is a band paying tribute to the music of Billy Joel. Newly re-formed featuring musicians from local bands Nitebridge, The Element, & Jerry Bruno Productions. The BEST Billy Joel Tribute in Northeast Ohio

52nd Street Stranger is:
Ed Callahan is currently a singer in Nitebridge. He started out playing heavy metal until he discovered piano and opened his ears to the likes of Billy Joel, Elton John, and Paul McCartney. He played piano and sang with The Church Band at Christ Church in Columbia Station. Ed has played with The Kraker Bros., Tony Koussa Jr., and Joe Bell and he recently played bass in Tom Petty tribute Shadow of Doubt.

Chris Cummings is the total package. His 30+ years of experience as a live and studio drummer, along with a Master’s degree in music give Chris the necessary tools to lay down all the perfect beats to keep the party grooving from measure one. He’s opened for the likes of Charlie Daniels, Vince Gill, and Southside Johnny, all while maintaining his persona as a music teacher at Newton D. Baker School in Cleveland.

In his 25+ years of practical experience, Martin Greenberg has shared the bandstand with numerous jazz luminaries, including pianist Johnny O’Neal , Motown drummer Richard “Pistol” Allen, organist Bill Heid, alto saxophonist Rick Margitza, guitarists Leon Cook, Dan Faehnle, and Henry Johnson. In February, 2004 he was honored to perform on behalf of DreamWorks SKG at the annual “Night Before” celebration in Beverly Hills, CA; an event benefiting the Motion Picture & Television Fund. In October, 2007 Martin performed at the International Jazz Festival in Prague, followed by a five-night engagement at Marians Jazz Room in Bern, Switzerland.

Tony Koussa is a staple in the Cleveland music scene starting out with local bluesman Colin Dussault. He was voted the Best Horn Player in Northeast Ohio by Cleveland Free Times and voted Best Male Vocalist by Garageband.com. He has an extensive recording career and has shared the stage with Maceo Parker (of James Brown), GE Smith (of the Saturday Night Live Band), Robert Lockwood Jr., Koko Taylor, and Little Milton, to name a few. He has opened for the likes of Tony Bennett, Diana Krall, Spryo Gyra, and Mannheim Steamroller and has also played for presidents Bill Clinton and at George W. Bush’s 2nd-term Inaugural Ball. Tony is endorsed by Cannonball Saxophones.

Dwayne Dickman started studying guitar when he was 13, and though self-taught, brings an incredible versatility to the instrument. This versatility was honed while backing national acts like Frankie Avalon and The Fortunes, and opening for Grammy award winner Steve Tyrell. Dwayne has played for and recorded several radio and television commercials, including those for Great Lakes Acceptance and the Cleveland Browns. He has expertly accommodated the needs of such clients as Ernst and Young, Jones Day, Stan Hywet, and the Cleveland Clinic Fundraiser. When not playing with The Orchestra, Dwayne can be found igniting the stage at local live music hot spots.

 

Dining Option

Purchase of a ticket to a show in the Supper Club ensures you will have a seat for the concert. However, if you intend to dine before or during the performance, you also need to make a dining reservation. To make a dining reservation, click here or call our Box Office at (216) 242-1250. Click here to see Rusty Anchor menu.

If you are attending a concert in the Supper Club with a party of two or more, please have one person make a reservation for the whole group to ensure you are seated together. If you are attending with a party of eight or more, you must call the Box Office to make your reservation at (216) 242-1250.

To better serve all our customers, we require that you arrive on time for your dining reservation. Arriving more than 15 minutes after your reserved time will result in the cancellation of your reservation. You will be seated for the concert, but you may be put on a waiting list for dining.

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