THE CHESSMEN consist of five vocalists, who play piano, keyboards, harmonica, saxophone, drums,
percussion, bass, guitar, dobro, violin, mandolin and banjo.
The CHESSMEN perform their dance music in a fast paced non-stop style.
Along with one of the largest repertoires of any performing band today, their skits
include: Soggy Bottom Boys, YMCA, ZZ Top and Little Red Riding Hood as well
as "Las Vegas Style" floorshows that have become a popular and distinctive
trademark for the band. All shows are complete with spotlight, costumes and
A TRIBUTE TO THE KING This exciting, realistic production is patterned
after Elvis Presley's Las Vegas shows. This show features Tommy VanAtta
as "The King" dressed in the Las Vegas show costume along with the trademark movements and mannerisms
that will bring back memories of Elvis. The Chessmen's back-up vocals are performed in the styles of the
Jordanaires and the Stamps Quartet and the musical score is truly exciting.
THE BLUES BROTHERS SHOW
This energetic performance by The Chessmen pays tribute to the Chicago Blues Brothers. Tommy gets the
audience involved with his rendition of "Mustang Sally" and "Leave Your Hat On". Complete with full costumes,
hot choreography, Motown sounds, and bluesy solos on harmonica and guitar, this is one show you'll remember.