Billy & Elton: The Hits
with Phil Thompson
Internationally acclaimed pop pianist, vocalist and Kawai-endorsed touring artist Phil Thompson performs a night of Billy Joel and Elton John's biggest hits including "Bennie & The Jets", "Your Song", "My Life", "Scenes from an Italian Restaurant", "Rocket Man", "It's Still Rock and Roll to Me", "Crocodile Rock", "Movin' Out", "Tiny Dancer", "Daniel", "Only the Good Die Young", "New York State of Mind" and of course no piano-hits show wouldn't be complete without "Piano Man"!
2-Piece Duo Version Available
Ask about the travel-ready and budget-friendly duo version of this show!
Video available here: https://youtu.be/eyU5gztUj74
>> Career Highlights
Phil Thompson is an internationally-acclaimed pop pianist and vocalist.
-Official Kawai-Endorsed Touring Artist with Top 25 album on iTunes "Love Themes" charts.
-Performed 3 years in a row at US Open Tennis Tournament in NYC
-Opened for acts including David Foster, Brian McKnight, Clay Aiken, The Canadian Tenors and more.
-Headlined several cruise events including "Wine, Dine & Music Cruise" along with Kenny Loggins, America, and 3 Dog Night
-Performed the opening and closing ceremonies at China Open in Beijing at the Olympic Tennis Stadium
-Featured in Cosmopolitan Magazine - Hong Kong for performances at MGM Grand Macau (China)
"We were beyond fortunate to have booked Phil Thompson as our featured performer in the hospitality pavilion for the 3rd year in a row at the US Open Tennis Tournament. Phil is a consummate professional, a passionate and polished performer, with a charismatic personality - we're looking forward to working with Phil for years to come and recommend him highly to others who are considering working with him."
- US Open Tennis Tournament
"Phil Thompson created an incredible evening of entertainment for the Wendy's 3Tour Challenge draw party reception at Caesars Palace Las Vegas. Adding entertainment was exactly what we needed to accomplish the goal of elevating our event, and Phil helped execute it flawlessly. He's an absolute pleasure to work with."
- Wendy's 3Tour Challenge
"Phil stands head and shoulders above the crowd through his outstanding musicianship and engaging personality - he is the complete package and worth the investment for your event."
- Atlanta Tennis Championship
"Phil Thompson is one of the top pianists / entertainers I've had the opportunity to work with and as a result has performed regularly at our annual VIP Recognition Dinner (attended by over 500 of our top employees from around the globe). Phil always adds the perfect touch of entertainment that enhances our evening without overpowering our guests. I'm looking forward to working with Phil for years to come."
- Cargill Corporation
"I've worked with Phil on countless special events for Minnesota Monthly Magazine and our partner publications and am thrilled every time I get to do so. Phil is an extremely energetic and talented performer who always finds the perfect mix of music and musicians for our events, he does an exceptional job every time."
- Minnesota Monthly Magazine
>> Basic Set-Up Needs
The following set-up information is suggested to provide your audience with the best performance possible:
A stage the size of 20 ft. X 16 ft. or larger is ideal for the performance
Having a secure and private room (dressing room, meeting room, etc.) near the performance area is extremely helpful to store personal belongings, etc.
Artist provides their own sound and lights for most settings. Please ensure electrical outlets are located near the performing area.
>> Sample Introduction
Ladies and Gentleman - our performer tonight has toured across the globe: from the US Open Tennis Tournament in New York, to Mandalay Bay and Caesars Palace in Las Vegas - and across the globe to China, Australia, New Zealand and more. He is an official Kawai-endorsed touring artist who has opened for artists including David Foster, Clay Aiken, Brian McKnight and The Canadian Tenors - please welcome Phil Thompson!
>> Pricing Information
Pricing for each act varies depending on a number of factors including: location of the event; popularity of the date; routing for each act; type of event; single or multiple day performances; length of show, etc. To get a specific and accurate quote for your event please contact our office by completing the form below or calling (612) 361-6002. We respond very quickly to answer all our clients' questions.