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WBA Entertainment

WBA Entertainment is comprehensive organization offering consulting services in Film, TV, Publishing, Artist Management, Touring, and Artist Development. Through our network we are able to devise and execute business models that will enhance careers either as an individual artist or your business entity in any genre.

We can help you with:

Touring - Recording and Production - A&R Consultation - Album Completion - Album Target Market Testing - Song Writing - Producing - Studio Recording - Mixing - Mastering - Music Publishing - Film & TV Production - Artist Development - Marketing & Promotion - Promotional Materials - Photography - Design & Layout - Printing - Album Packaging - Concept - Manufacturing

A.J. Croce - Jazz, Blues, Americana, Singer-Songwriter

The son of legendary singer-songwriter Jim Croce, who has headlined festivals, concerts and major listening venues worldwide. He has been seen and heard on shows including Jay Leno, David Letterman, Conan O’Brien, Austin City Limits, Good Morning America, E!, and CNN, and he has shared the stage with an innumerable list of eclectic artists from Willie Nelson to Ray Charles, Béla Fleck to James Brown, Lyle Lovett to Morphine, and Rod Stewart to Ben Harper. A multi-instrumentalist with a repertoire of eight studio albums comprising over 100 original songs in the styles of roots-rock, Americana, blues, and folk.

“In his live show and in his recordings Croce’s formidable talents as a writer and player are undeniable” – Elmore magazin

Brothers Brown - Blues, Americana

Brothers Brown features 2x Grammy winner Paul Brown on guitar, Grammy nominated organist Paul Brown from the Waterboys, Kenny Gradney on bass from Little Feat and Peter Young on drums who has toured with Loretta Lynn, Brett James, Bob Woodruff, Chely Wright, Ricky Van Shelton, Robin Lee and many more. Together these master players join forces to form an Americana, roots, blues powerhouse band. Their debut album DUSTY ROAD is now available and is being distributed by Larry Carlton's 335 Records.

Celtic Illusion (Celtic/Dance/Illusion)

Celtic Illusion (Celtic/Dance/Illusion) Celtic Illusion is the ground breaking Irish dance show like no other! Created by and starring Anthony Street, former principal dancer of Michael Flatley's Lord of the Dance. Celtic Illusion cleverly fuses electrifying contemporary Irish dance and music with grand scale illusions. This breathtaking union of two dynamic art forms sets this show apart from all others and truly makes it a show for the whole family.

Christian Jacob - Jazz

Grammy nominated Christian Jacob first gained widespread exposure as co-leader, arranger and pianist with the Tierney Sutton Band. While recording eight critically acclaimed CDs with the band, Christian has also built a substantial career as a solo artist and leader of the Christian Jacob Trio. He has arranged and conducted around the world, performing with big bands, symphonies, and the King of Thailand. As Chuck Berg from Jazz Times Magazine describes him, Christian is “a post-bop modernist touched by the souls of Bill Evans and Keith Jarrett.”

Representing only for performances outside the United States and Canada

Conway Twitty The Musical (Country/Musical)

Created and directed by Randy Johnson.

IT'S ONLY MAKE BELIEVE ... THE MAN ... THE MUSIC ... THE LEGEND ... THE MUSICAL - Is so much more than a tribute show to American Music Icon CONWAY TWITTY whose untimely death in 1993 left a void in the world of Country Music. IT'S ONLY MAKE BELIEVE is Conway Twitty's story told through the eyes and heart of his children. It is a loving musical scrapbook of memories that is honest, touching, funny, heartbreaking and sincere. This production will be a musical journey of his heart, from humble beginnings to Rock and Roll Idol and all the way to a pure Country Legend. The musical production is created and directed by Randy Johnson who has created other great musicals and events such as ELVIS THE CONCERT; ALWAYS, PATSY CLINE and many more (click here for a complete resume) Conway Twitty was an American Icon. He was a rock star, a country music legend and a loving father of four. Conway Twitty's career began in Rock and Roll and landed squarely in the heart of America as the leading Country performer of his time with an all time record of 55 number one hits.

Dave Appell's The Applejacks (Jazz)

Dave Appell is forever linked to some of the biggest hits from the Golden Age of Top 40 - and for good reason! From the late 1950s to the mid-60s, he was a driving force behind the signature sound from Philadelphia-based Cameo-Parkway records. Welcome to the next generation of The Applejacks...and the continuation of Dave Appell's legacy of music.

Deborah Williams' Three Degrees of Sinatra

Three Degrees of Sinatra: A one-woman show by Deborah Williams (Broadway in Concert, Cabaret, Jazz, Lounge, Musical theater) Let Deborah take you through her time in New York City and Las Vegas and her 3 degrees, from childhood to headlining and how it all connects to Mr. Sinatra. Deborah has performed in theaters around the world, as well as some of the top casinos and cabarets in New York and Las Vegas.

​Dick Hardwick (Comedian)

Comedian/Musician Dick Hardwick has toured the world with superstars Reba McEntire, Johnny Mathis and Kenny Chesney, taking his special brand of comedy from Carnegie Hall in NYC to the Universal Amphitheater in Los Angeles. His down-home humor and wizardry with a multitude of musical instruments lights up the stage every time!

Eclipse - Believe What You Cannot See (Contemporary Dance, Illusion)

Fuse grand scale illusion with a dance spectacular from the world of Broadway, Tap, Ballroom, Jazz and Celtic and you have the magic of ECLIPSE, an evening that will take your breath away. Produced by Emmy® nominated singer - producer and PBS star, Michael Londra, with a Cirque inspired musical score created by Grammy® nominated Steve Skinner (arranger of Broadway’s RENT), the show creates a brand new art form that is a visual feast, with gorgeous orchestral pieces, beautiful voices singing to dancers who present the wonder of illusions that suspend belief, led by illusionist - dancer, Anthony Street, a lead performer in Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance. With a team of acrobats and dancers from all genres, voices from around the world, a spectacular array of costumes and a top notch production team, Anthony mixes the art of magic and music into the story that the dance pieces tell.

​I Am Ireland (Theatrical / Celtic / One Man Show)


"There will be all manner of celebrations during next year's centennial, but it is hard - almost impossible - to imagine any will be as moving, entertaining, enlightening or soaring as "I Am Ireland."" Rick Kogan - Chicago Tribune

Celebrated Chicago based Irish tenor, PADDY HOMAN is to feature in a theatrically staged one man show that will tour nationally in 2016, to remember the upcoming 100th anniversary of the 1916 Rising in Ireland. "I AM IRELAND" will take audiences on a journey through the songs, speeches and images, honoring and celebrating the Irish road to freedom.

Jim Labriola's Night of a 1000 Guidos (Comedy)

Jim and 3 of his best comedian friends take you through the ultimate New York, Italian comedic experience. Jim's natural flair for comedy, led to recurring appearances as Benny Baroni, on ABC's hit show Home Improvement. Jim went on to guest star in various other network sitcoms and major motion pictures including Joe Somebody for 20th Century Fox and Disney's massive hit, The Santa Clause. Genre: Other Live Performances- Comedy

John McAndrew (Blues, Adult Contemporary, Contemporary Folk, Singer/Songwriter)

A storyteller and it can truly be said that it is his passion for telling a tale that is attracting the attention of adult contemporary listeners and blues/pop fans. Described as a Paul Simon with a smidgen of Harry Chapin and a drop of Jimmy Webb his music is uplifting, inspiring and is captivating audiences across the United States

Macy Kate (Pop / Rock)

She has played for crowds as large as 10,000+, received a standing ovation at The Sprint Arena, and has performed at the world famous Roxy in Los Angeles, Webster Hall in New York City, House of Blues & Avalon Theatre in LA and many more. Aside from her songwriting and vocal talent, Macy is an impressive pianist, competing in the American College of Musicians guild auditions. Macy is a live performer like no other of her age and recently won Best Live Performance by The Indie Music Channel, Take a listen to her music and you will hear a soulful, powerful heart wrenching believability like no other artist of her generation.

In association with Kinkead Entertainment

Representing only for performances outside the United States and Canada

Michael Londra (Celtic, Classical, Irish Tenor)

Michael Londra has been described as "one of the greatest Irish singers of all our time." Since his breakthrough role as the Voice of Riverdance on Broadway, Londra has become one of the top international soloists. Since then his PBS special "Beyond Celtic" received two Emmy nominations, his recording of "Danny Boy" has over 7 million views on YouTube and he won Best Irish Tenor at the 2012 Irish Music Awards.

Michael Londra’s Celtic Fire (Celtic/Dance)

This show focuses on the traditional culture of song and dance in Ireland that generates an electric atmosphere that sweeps audiences away to Ireland, its culture, its land, its pubs, its music and its heart. Celtic Fire doesn’t rehash the art form, but strips it to its bare essentials. Presenting traditional dance presented by world champion Irish dancers, the show has a vital feel; cast members are more creative and dynamic, audiences are more engaged and everyone leaves the show feeling they have been more involved and have had more of an insight into what Ireland and its country really is.

Michael Londra’s Celtic Yuletide (Celtic/Dance/Holiday)

"A Christmas from Ireland" told in song, dance and classic stories. You will hear traditional, heartwarming Irish carols like Winter , Fire and Snow and Gaelic versions of Christmas songs you will love such as "Oiche Ciuin" (Silent Night) and "Suantrai na Maighdeana" (The Maiden's Lullaby.) The evening will also feature Celtic songs of a new Ireland including Michael's popular carol "Beyond the Star" recorded and performed by choirs worldwide. Michael sings many carols more familiar to US audiences like O Come Emmanuel and The First Noel but sung in a Celtic more traditional style by one the most pure voices out of Ireland.

Larry Carlton (Jazz/Blues - 4x Grammy Winner)

Combining his roots in blues and jazz with a crossover pop rock sensibility, Carlton's unmistakable sound is marked by his signature warm tone, bright melodies and soulful guitar solos. Four time Grammy winner, Titan of Tone award recipient and legendary guitar great, Larry Carlton is one of the most influential, prolific and original guitarists in the industry

Additional Shows:

o LC & Paul Brown
o LC & Robben Ford
o LC & Steve Lukather
o LC & Tak Matsumoto
o Sapphire Blues Band
o The Sound of Philadelphia

Larry Carlton & Steve Lukather (Jazz, Blues, Fusion, Rock)

When these two guitar masters take the stage it will be an unforgettable experience fueled by mutual love and respect, freedom of inspiration and the sheer pleasure of playing. These two musicians who have been friends for more than thirty years will deliver an evening of blues and rock that will show you why they have set the standard for so many others to follow.

Lizt Alfonso - Alas (Cuban Dance & Ballet)

Lizt Alfonso Dance Cuba (LADC), has become one of the most prestigious companies in the world of the dance and music. Founder, Director and choreographer Lizt Alfonso is renowned for her tenacity, simplicity and fusion of dance styles. The LADC was the first Cuban dance group to perform a run on Broadway, at the world famous New Victory Theater and has since gone on to entertain audiences throughout the United States, Canada, Spain, France, Germany, New Zealand, Egypt, Qatar, South Africa, Kingdom of Bahrain, China, Holland, Belgium, Mexico and Colombia, among others. Some of the many awards she has received are: Distinction for National Culture of Cuba; Dora First Prize of the Canadian performing arts in the category of Best Choreography for her musical life, 2008; First Prize for Choreography of the National Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba (UNEAC / 2006 and 2008) and Prize Foundation Cuban Artists of New York, 2001.

Ottmar Liebert

"Nouveau Flamenco" was Ottmar Liebert's legendary, double platinum selling debut that became the biggest selling guitar album of all time. Not simply redefining Flamenco music for the modern age but creating a whole new genre of music which sparked a revival in world music. Over the years, Liebert has become one of instrumental music's most popular and compelling live performers around the world.

Grammy Award nominee Ottmar Liebert is one of the most successful instrumental artists of the past decade thrilling audiences throughout the world and releasing a catalog of award winning platinum and gold albums. "An Evening with Ottmar Liebert" is a one of a kind music treat that features this nouveau Flamenco genius performing with his band Luna Negra.

Representing only for performances outside the United States and Canada

Scotty Bratcher (Blues, Rock)

Supported by Gibson Guitars and destined to be the next Joe Bonamassa. He has opened for names like Ted Nugent, Little Texas, Blue Oyster Cult, Buddy Guy, Joe Bonamassa, Chris Duarte, Anthony Gomes, Foghat, Lonnie Brooks, Ronnie and Wayne Baker Brooks, Bob Margolin, Eddie "the Chief" Clearwater, Lonnie Mack, Walter Trout, .38 Special, Styx, Peter Frampton, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Tinsley Ellis, Lou Graham of Foreigner, Dickey Betts of the Allman Brothers Band, Lee Roy Parnell and Delbert McClinton.

Susan P.


Young, Wild and Free ": Susan P. is an untamed, young freethinker. At first glance, Susan looks very natural and gentle, but the musician Susan P. with her powerful, but gentle voice, has so much more to offer. Her highly anticipated new album, “Mosaik” not only presents her skill as a saxophone player, but also as a singer with depth. When Susan P. takes the microphone with her tender voice, every listener is enchanted. Not only has she convince the celebrities at the German Film Ball, but Susan P. has also inspire the members of the Monegasque royal family. The artist knows how to combine the experience of pain and happiness; vulnerability and strength; and capture it in a single, emotional, musical moment. As she describes it, “It creates a kind of energy that goes smoothly forward.”


Tak Matsumoto (Jazz)

Championed in his homeland as the most renowned guitarist in all of Asia, Tak Matsumoto is best known as songwriter, guitarist and producer of Japanese rock duo, B’z which holds the record of 45 consecutive #1 single debuts on Japan’s Oricon Single Chart. B’z has also sold over 80 million CDs in Japan alone, making them the best-selling artist in Japanese history.

Also available:
o Larry Carlton & Tak Matsumoto

The Tubes Featuring Fee Waybill (Classic Rock)

A San Francisco-based Classic Rock Band, popular in the mid 1970s and early 1980s, known for their live performances that combined music performances with many different unique costumes and in some acts they wore leotards with painted on nipples and pubic hair (neither of which points are relevant for evaluating their artistic/musical/political relevance). They made satires of life in the USA; the media, consumerism, and politics. They have recently performed at the Rock of Ages, Pyraser Classic Rock Night, Burg Herzberg Festival, Sweden Rock Fest, and Lisbon Calling.

Representing outside the United States and Canada only

Watershed

A 'Magical Energy' Hits the Airwaves with the New Watershed Album SA’s number one acousDc rock band, Watershed, has made their long-awaited return to the South African music scene, debuting their latest album at the end of September, which is now on shelves. Titled Watch the Rain, the dynamic ensemble’s latest offering is set to be their greatest album to date.