Johnny Cash Impersonator
Entertaining people is all Philip Bauer ever wanted to do! His dynamic stage presence, quality and impressive vocal range has been thrilling audiences for many years.
Philip started his musical path in Minneapolis, Minnesota where he started thrilling audiences with his quality performances and competing in and winning many talent contests.
In 1985 Philip won the Minnesota State Fair talent contest, 1st place from a field of over 800 contestants. His performance got attention and landed him his first contract to perform with a 40piece orchestra every night of the 1986 State Fair.
Philip sang with various cover bands throughout the nineties. In 1996 Philip auditioned and was immediately asked to perform on the "Charlie Daniels Talent Round Up" on TNN.
In 1997 at Johnnie Highs Country Music Revue, Philip left the stage with a Standing Ovation as the warm up act for superstar Leann Rhimes. A songwriter in his own right, Philip has had his own original music played on over 300 radio stations across Europe. Selective Records out of Nashville marketed his songs to the European market. Listeners and station managers all across Europe faxed enthusiastic reviews to the Nashville label.
In 1998 Philip moved to Branson where he performed to capacity crowds at the Hard Luck Diner. Philip received a standing ovation for his guest appearance on the "Down Home Country Show"
Philips reputation for quality entertainment landed him a job performing for the dinner passengers aboard the beautiful Lake Queen Dinner Cruise. Philip also was asked to perform on the "Live Late Nite Radio Show" at the Grand Country Theatre. The show had many performers from the different shows including Rob Garett of "Legends IN Concert".
Philip also was an honored member of the "Oklahoma Opry" from 1995-2000. In that time he won many awards including "Male Vocalist Of The Year" and "Entertainer Of The Year".
In 2005, Philip was chosen to perform at the 10 years Memorial Concert to remember the victims of the Oklahoma City bombing. Philip performed to a capacity crowd of 16,000 people with Country Superstars such as Vince Gill, Joe Diffie, and Toby Keith.
Philip currently travels across the United States, Canada, and Mexico performing The Legend of Johnny Cash Show to sell out audiences in theatres, casinos, fairs and festivals.
Philip recently completed a 16-city tour of Australia. The response from the audiences was so enthusiastic that he has been asked to come back "down under" for a 20-city tour.