Rock and Roll Giants - 4 decades of Lil’ Elmo & The Cosmos

By Lil Elmo and the Cosmos on Dec 10, 2015 at 03:46 PM in Lil Elmo and the Cosmos Stories
Rock and Roll Giants - 3 decades of Lilí Elmo & The Cosmos
Official Band Flyer

For almost Four decades, Lil’ Elmo & The Cosmos have entertained crowds at corporate events, car shows, theme parks, festivals, casinos,corporate events, car shows, theme parks, festivals, casinos, private parties, nightclubs, fairs, carnivals and car shows. After earning the well-deserved accolade of “playing the songs that were playing in the front seat while America was playing in the back”, Lil’ Elmo & The Cosmos surged forward from their 1950s and doo-wop roots to incorporate the songs that were playing while America turned on, tuned in, dropped out, boogied down and listened while video killed the radio star through the 1990s and beyond.

Lil’ Elmo & The Cosmos have played the best in rock ‘n roll and popular music for audiences at Las Vegas landmarks such as Caesar’s Palace, The Tropicana Resort, The Bellagio and The Mirage. They have entertained corporate guests for The Walt Disney Company, John Hancock Company (during the 1994 Winter Olympics in Norway and in Hong Kong and in Paris) and NBC Television. Lil’ Elmo & The Cosmos have counted Reno’s Hot August Nights, Universal Studios, the Los Angeles County Fair, Midnight at the Oasis (Yuma, Arizona), Las Vegas’ Fremont Street Experience and the City of Burbank, California and can often be seen through the year at Harrah’s Rincon Casino, Barona Resort, Pala Casino and the Pauma Casino, in addition to appearances at many other resorts, nightclubs and events.

Anchored by Lead Vocalist / Keyboard Player Steve Feller and Drummer Jack Turchin, over the years Lil’ Elmo & The Cosmos have worked with the talents of countless other vocalists and musicians. The Newest Lineup Being, Joe Biafora And Gary Crite (Guitar, Keyboards and vocals), Michael Brown (Saxophone And Vocals), and Last but By No Means Least, Jay Kessler, (Lead Vocals, Rhythm Guitar, Harp and . . . Our Front Man!)

Lil’ Elmo & The Cosmos have backed-up Chuck Berry, Bill Medley & Bobby Hatfield of The Righteous Brothers, Lil’ Anthony of Lil’ Anthony & The Imperials and Spencer Davis of The Spencer Davis Group. They have also shared the bill with legends such as The Temptations, The Four Tops, Vince Gil, Chubby Checker, Sheila E., Lil’ Richard, The Beach Boys, Cheap Trick, The Village People, The Pointer Sisters, B.B. King, Diana Ross, Three Dog Night, Peter Noone of Herman’s Hermits, The Turtles, Andy Williams, Rich Little, Tony Bennett, Paul Revere & The Raiders, Little Texas, Melissa Manchester and Phoebe Snow.