A powerful voice, great stage presence and true professionalism. Lou Villano is a popular and dynamic entertainer as he delivers a GREAT show every time he is introduced on stage. He has received praise from songstress Julie Budd saying, "You are a fabulous singer … a major talent". On May 18th, 2014 at a show in Fort Lauderdale at the Park Playhouse Theater, with over 1100 people in the audience, Lou was named 2014 Tri-Rail Idol of South Florida out of 12 finalists !!
You may have seen Lou perform at the Black Box Theater in Boca Raton to an almost sellout audiences in January of 2017 & February of 2018, a guest performer with the Hallandale & Sugar Pops Symphony Orchestras, at some of the outdoor festivals in Jupiter’s Abacoa, Port St. Lucie, Fort Lauderdale or in many of the community theaters and clubhouses from Miami to Northern Florida as well as performing with Italian Singer Franco Corso. In the summers of 2011 & 2012 Lou completed 3 week tours in the New York Metro area with shows in the Catskill Mountains including the popular Villa Roma, Dix Hills Performing Arts Center, North Shore Towers CC, and the Laurie Beechman Theater in New York City.
Lou's newest and hottest show is "The Paul Anka Songbook Tribute Show" which is receiving rave reviews and standing ovations. Along with his talented musician's Lou Villano becomes Paul Anka and recreates Paul Anka's Live performance show with hits like Diana, Lonely Boy, Your Are My Destiny, She's A Lady, My Way, video presentations when performing Paul's song he wrote for the movie The Longest Day and a great song for Sammy Davis, Jr. - I'm Not Anyone. The show is from 60 - 90 minutes of high energy arrangements that will leave you singing along to every song. THIS IS A MUST HAVE & SEE SHOW.
Lou is a very popular entertainer in the musical community, and has established himself as one of the premier performers in Florida. In part, his shows feature tributes to some of the great performers like Bobby Darin, Tom Jones, and The Rat Pack and recently created “Paul Anka Songbook Tribute Show", “Singin' & Swingin' the Hits of Bobby Darin, "Let the Good Times Roll", and an audience favorite “Remembering Mr. Show Business.…Sammy Davis Jr”. Lou has recently teamed up with hilarious comic Peter Fogel in a special variety show The KosherNosta Show - Spaghetti and Matzo Ball Comedy & Music Show.
Lou has performed with Sal Richards, Rich Purpura, Gene Merola, Jeff Laub, Tom Cotter, Steve Solomon, Maureen Langan, Bobby Kelton, Peter Fogel, Brad Zimmerman, Max Dolici, Carl Guerra, Rocky LaPorte, Wendy Liebman and singing legend Lou Christie. Besides performing, during his career Lou has enjoyed playing small extra parts in television's "Law and Order", "Third Watch", "Deadline", "The Sopranos" and the USA Network series "Burn Notice". He even did a commercial for ITT !!
Wendy Liebman stated after their performance together at The Villages, "It was great to work with you Lou. Your show was fabulous and you're such a great performer." Lou’s receiving standing ovations and rave reviews after every performance, make his shows a MUST SEE!!