Johnny Angel and the Halos' have the ability to be the opening act and/or provide musical back-up for the greatest performers on the circuit today or as the actual headliner act. They can provide high energy concert shows or hard driving dance music. Johnny Angel and the Halos' are gifted entertainers who enjoy performing. To book us, call the Halos Hotline: 412-734-1478
JOHNNY ANGEL & the HALOS not only perform the music of the Fifties, Sixties and Seventies but also have performed with many of the greats from that time period. They have worked with such SOUL greats as; THE FOUR TOPS, TEMPTATIONS, SUPREMES, CONTOURS, SPINNERS, DELFONICS, MARVELETTES, BEN E. KING, MARTHA REEVES and the VANDELLAS, LITTLE ANTHONY and the IMPERIALS, EDDIE HOLMAN, JERRY BUTLER and the Godfather of Soul, JAMES BROWN.
They have worked with the legendary, rock n' roll greats like CHUCK BERRY, JERRY LEE LEWIS, FRANKIE VALLI AND THE FOUR SEASONS, RAY CHARLES, LITTLE RICHARD, BO DIDDLY, BEACH BOYS, CHUBBY CHECKER, DEE DEE SHARP, LEN BARRY, SHIRLEY ALSTON REEVES (Original lead singer of the SHIRELLES), RONNIE SPECTOR, DANNY AND THE JUNIORS, LOU CHRISTIE, SHANGRI-LA'S, VOGUES TOMMY JAMES and the SHONDELLS, GARY U.S. BONDS, CRYSTALS and the fabulous DION. They have performed with many of the Doo Wop greats: THE SPANIELS, MAGNIFICENTS, BILL PINNNEY and the original DRIFTERS, EDSELS, DUBS, TYMES, MARCELS, CLEFTONES, FANTA-Cs, JIMMY MERCHANT of the TEENAGERS, EUGENE PITT of the JIVE FIVE, VITO BALSAMO of VITO and the SALUTATIONS, ART LORIA of the EARLS, RANDY SILVER of the IMPALAS, ORIOLES, RAVENS, JOHNIE & JOE, DON & JUAN, FOUR DOTS, and JIMMY BEAUMONT and the SKYLINERS.
They have also shared the stage with many of the great POP artists: SHA-NA-NA, THE MAMAS and the PAPAS, BLOOD, SWEAT and TEARS, LESLIE GORE, JAN and DEAN, THREE DOG NIGHT', LETTERMEN, TURTLES, PETER NOONE, PAUL REVERE and the RAIDERS, GRASS ROOTS and even the MONKEES. They have performed for as many as 60,000 fans at Three Rivers Stadium and the Three Rivers Regatta, to private viewings of hundreds. They appeared at the Walt Disney, World Premiere Movie, "Angel's In The Outfield". They have sung the National Anthem many times for the Pittsburgh Steelers and The Pittsburgh Pirates.
The HALOS have appeared on many of the Oldies/Rock n' Roll Radio programs-- 3W5, WYJZ, KDKA and WAMO, to mention a few. They have performed for the light up night festivities in Downtown Pittsburgh. You can find several of their Christmas releases on the "Home For The Holidays" CD's produced by 3WS radio to help feed the homeless and WSSH for Make-A-Wish. They have recorded for Aircraft Records, Steel Town Sound Records, OLAH Records and recently on the Varese Sarabande Vintage Label.
You probably heard the HALOS singing the a cappella commercial "What are you smiling about" for Eat N' Park in 1993. In 1995 the HALOS released their first solo CD, " Jeet, Jet?,,,No, dju?" on Olah Records and in November of 1996 the Halos released their first solo Christmas album, "Good Christmas Tonight." On August 14, 1998, they recorded a CD single for the Varese Sarabande Label honoring legendary DJ, Porky Chedwick and the Vocal Group Hall of Fame. In October, 1996 the Halos took a trip to Cleveland with the great Porky Chedwick and became one of the first groups to sing inside the Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame. In October. 1996, the HALOS performed on the maiden voyage of the Costa Victoria Cruise Ship.
Johnny Angel and the Halos were the founding fathers of the Porkstock event at Three Rivers Stadium, a two-day concert honoring Porky Chedwick. The group has performed for the Governor of Pennsylvania, Tom Ridge. You can see and hear their Street Corner Singers Exhibit they wrote and recorded for the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in Sharon, PA. In February 1999, the group will be performing on another cruise for the Carnival Cruise lines.
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