Barrie Cunningham as Jimmy Buffett

Barrie Cunningham (Principal Artist) is a producer, entertainer, singer, tribute artist, and musician. He has spent most of his life entertaining in clubs, lounges, showrooms, concert halls and on cruise ships around the world. He performs as a solo act or with full accompaniment. He began performing in coffeehouses singing folk music when he was 15 in California, Maryland, Florida and New York. He later made his mark in Southern California with the popular rock-a-billy group Black Slacks. He has received many awards including Entertainer of the Year in San Diego, was a principal act in a show voted Show of the Year in Reno, NV for 3 years and awarded the Vacation Hero Award from Norwegian Cruise Lines. In 2008, he performed a concert for the opening of the new American Embassy at the historic Brandenburg Gate-Berlin, Germany. Barrie has entertained more than 3 million show-goers. He is probably best known for his incredible tributes to the legendary Neil Diamond and Jimmy Buffett. Barrie performs these tributes in main showrooms and theaters around the world. He has been the main Diamond and only Buffett tribute artist for Legends in Concert, American Superstars, Superstars Live in Concert and Stars in Concert (Germany) since 1991. He produces and stars in his own productions Hot August Nights-the Ultimate Tribute to Neil Diamond and Adventures in Parrotdise-the Ultimate Tribute to Jimmy Buffett featuring actual Jimmy Buffett Coral Reefer Band members and alumni. His tributes to Diamond and Buffett were the first tributes to play an indefinite engagement in a main showroom in a major Las Vegas Casino. In addition to appearing in full production shows, Barrie has performed solo shows at Golden Nugget-Las Vegas and Westgate Resort-Las Vegas.


Brahm Sheray

Brahm Sheray (Musical Director/Bass Guitar) is a Fort Wayne, Indiana native. Brahm has been performing and conducting in the tribute show community since 1995, most notably with the long running shows, Elvis Lives (Musical Director since 2009), Legends in Concert, Superstars Live in Concert, Adventures in Parrotdise-A Tribute to Jimmy Buffett and Hot August Nights-A Tribute to Neil Diamond. Brahm moved to Cincinnati and graduated from the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music (CCM). He later relocated to San Francisco. As a freelance Bassist, he played and recorded with many artists in the Bay Area and from around the country including Freda Payne, Diego’s Umbrella, Ben Marcato and a historic performance with the A Capella group Sweet Honey on the “Rock”, Alcatraz. In 2020, Brahm relocated to Gulf Shores, AL where he is the Musical Director for Legends in Concert at the Legends Theater OWA in Foley, AL.


Roger Bartlett

Roger Bartlett (Guitar, Vocals) is the original guitarist of Jimmy Buffett’s Coral Reefer Band. In the early days it was just Jimmy and Roger, two acoustic guitars, and vocals. After a year on the road as a duo, and with the success of a hit song, “Come Monday,” it was clear a band was needed for the bigger venues they were playing, so Jimmy added Greg “Fingers” Taylor on harmonica and keyboard, Harry Dailey on bass and Phillip Fajardo on drums. Roger received a Platinum Record for the album Changes in Latitudes, Changes in Attitudes. Roger is infamous as the singer and writer of the song “Fool for a Blonde” from the classic horror movie The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. Through the years he has also played lead guitar for many artists from New York to Las Vegas including Barrie Cunningham and performed in Barrie’s shows Adventures in Parrotdise-A Tribute to Jimmy Buffett, Hot August Nights-A Tribute to Neil Diamond and Superstars Live in Concert-A Tribute to various superstars of Rock, Pop and Country music. Roger has shared the stage with many notable artists including The Eagles, James Taylor, Lightnin’ Hopkins, Jackie Wilson, Hoyt Axton, Heart, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, The Doobie Brothers, Jerry Jeff Walker, Doc Watson, Steve Goodman, Charlie Daniels Band, Count Basie, Three Dog Night, Tom Rush, Pablo Cruise, John Hartford, Ramblin’ Jack Elliot, the Drifters, Little Feat, and many, many more. Roger lives and works out of Gulfport, FL, playing his original songs with his band, as a sideman, and composer.


Jake Persofsky

Jake Persofsky (Keyboards) is a Philly, PA native. He has been performing in the tribute show community since 2011, most notably with Legends in Concert based in Las Vegas, NV. Jake played keyboards for their touring band throughout the USA and internationally. Jake has been the Tech Director and Keyboardist for Legends in Concert aboard the Norwegian Cruise Lines ship EPIC. In 2016-17, he was the keyboardist and tour manager for a Michael Jackson tribute that toured the USA, Berlin, and Australia. He also performs in other world class tribute shows such as Adventures in Parrotdise – A Tribute to Jimmy Buffett, Bruce in the USA – A Tribute to Bruce Springsteen, and a Philadelphia based Prince tribute show. When not on tour, Jake is the keyboardist for a Philadelphia event band American Deluxe and an “indie” group The Wonder Junkies.


Michael Angelo Vattima

Michael Angelo Vattima (Drums) has been Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritavilla Las Vegas’ House Drummer for  eight years. Having performed in over 40 bands in his 30 year career his top shows include Garth Guy – Garth Brooks Tribute with Dean Simons, The Music of Billy Joel with Michael Cavanaugh, Tina Turner Tribute with Cookie Watkins, Adventures in Parrotdise – Jimmy Buffett Tribute with Barrie Cunningham, Elton John Tribute with Craig A. Meyer, Tim McGraw Tribute with Adam D. Tucker, Whitney Houston Tribute with Trina Johnson Finn, Shania Twain Tribute with Donna Huber, and Justin Timberlake Tribute with Scott Jordan.


Connie Crawford Murray

Connie Crawford-Murray (Vocals) is a veteran of the Las Vegas stage as a singer, dancer and actress. She was born and raised in Arlington, TX. In 2021, she relocated to Granbury, TX. Connie is best known for her roles in top Las Vegas productions of Spellbound, Viva Las Vegas, Legends in Concert, and as Linda Lou in the Broadway book version of Best Little Whorehouse in Texas. When she isn’t on the road with Superstar Tributes LLC productions Hot August Nights-A Tribute to Neil Diamond, Adventures in Parrotdise-A Tribute to Jimmy Buffett and Superstars Live in Concert, she focuses her time and energy on motherhood. Connie is also one of the Principal Artists in the vintage group Swing City Dolls.


Lyssa Baker

Lyssa Lynne Baker (Vocals) is an international performer and “Las Vegas Diva” who has worked in many of Barrie Cunningham’s Superstar Tributes shows including Superstars Live in Concert, Superstars of Country, with love, E – A Tribute to Elvis, Hot August Nights – A Tribute to Neil Diamond, and Adventures in Parrotdise – A Tribute to Jimmy Buffett. She is the lead singer for the Las Vegas headlining band, Mr. & Mrs. Smith. A diverse singer, Lyssa has performed with music stars from a variety of genres; Andy Williams, Adrian Zmed, Debbie Gibson, and Meat Loaf. She has opened for many national acts including Vanilla Ice, Sisqo, and Tony Toni Tone and Country Music great, Johnny Paycheck. She is presently touring with the Neverland Express and American Idol winner, Caleb Johnson in “BAT the Experience,” a tribute to Meat Loaf.