August 30, 2014

A Conversation with Andre-Philippe Gagnon

Impressionist Andre’-Philippe Gagnon

Returns to Fallsview Casino Resort

French-Canadian Impressionist, Andre’-Philppe Gagnon, will be returning to Fallsview Casino Resort’s Avalon Ballroom in Niagara Falls, Canada for five shows September 4th through September 6th.

Gagnon has been performing professionally since his 1st appearance on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson in November of 1985. His incredible, spot on impressions of vocalists from every musical era has won him many awards and titles all around the world.

Moving to Las Vegas in October of 1999, Gagnon would go on to be named “Best New Comer” on the Vegas strip by Gaming Today magazine with his shows at the Venetian.

In July of 2001 Gagnon decided to go back on the road and toured in the United States, Canada and the Netherlands until popular demand brought him back to Vegas for performances five nights a week at the Casino Paris through the end of 2003, earning him the “Must see show in Vegas”.

Never slowing down, this one-man show has been touring all over the world and putting together new productions while constantly perfecting his show and his craft.

One of his signature pieces is the song, “We are the World”, the USA for Africa song written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Ritchie, in which he sings every single part.

I got the chance to catch up with Gagnon recently via phone as he traveled from Quebec to Montreal, where he now resides with his family. We had a lot of fun chatting like old friends and talking... Read the rest of this article in Entertainment


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