When Eric and Carmen explode on stage as a tribute to “The Blues Brothers”, it’s like a non-stop freight train!! With the opening number “I Can’t Turn You Loose”, to the climatic finale of “Shout”, this Blues Brothers tribute captivates the audience with a high energy performance.The blend of Eric as Dan Aykroyd and Carmen as the late John Belushi is a perfect mix in re-creating the “Blues Brothers”. However, these “BLUZMEN” go a step further. They showcase some of the original choreography with a few “steps” of their own. As one show critic put it: “These two men have it all down! The look, the sound, every move and the crazy antics!!!”
Eric and Carmen have been performing together as “The Blues Brothers” for 18 years in over 9000 shows worldwide. For ten years, they were a staple in the award winning show “Legends in Concert” in Las Vegas. To this day they are still considered to be one of the most popular acts to have ever graced the highly successful show. Their popularity is not limited to just Las Vegas. They have showcased their act across the United States and all over the world! Entertaining in such cities as: New York, Atlantic City, Chicago, Los Angeles, Atlanta, New Orleans, Reno, Maui, Lake Tahoe, San Francisco, San Diego, Phoenix, Palm Springs, St. Louis, Miami, Orlando and many more. Their talents have taken them to several countries, including: Russia, Japan, Canada, Finland, Mexico, Bermuda and the Bahamas. They have also made numerous appearances on television, including: The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Today Show, MTV, VH-1, ESPN, CBS This Morning, Entertainment Tonight, Leeza and the #1 rated show in Japan, Monomane.
Night after night, they sing and dance with a frenetic energy that brings down the house. Constantly in demand for corporate and convention shows, they have become legendary because of their infectious energy and excitement that is generated among their audiences. Over the past seven years they have become one of the top corporate acts in the country!
Following are a few quotes of celebrities and dignitaries about Eric and Carmen. “Terrific” …Jay Leno. “These Guys Are Great!” …Dick Clark “John Belushi, would have been proud” …Bernie Brillstein (Belushi’s personal manager and executive producer of The Blues Brothers Movie) “The Greatest!” …Kenny Guinn, Nevada Governor. “Fantastic!”…Wayne Newton. “If it isn’t Eric Martin and Carmen Romano, then it isn’t the Blues Brothers!”…House of Blues
Of these two men, Dan Aykroyd himself, may have said it best: “BURNIN’ MAN”.
When Eric and Carmen add the incomparable “Good Ole Boys Blues Band” Featuring some of the top musicians in the country including Tommy Amato and Berry Abernathy, formerly of the Bobby Darin Band, and the hottest horn section west of the Mississippi, The Hornzmen, this show is truly one of a kind and is possibly the most explosive entertainment experience allowed by law.