Experience of Richard and Deborah
have been entertaining Western Canadian audiences with their own unique brand of humour and music for more than a quarter century. That combined with over 21 years of being the featured entertainment on the famous, “Alberta Prairie” Tourist Train, there isn’t a community in Alberta that isn’t familiar with their wit, charismatic personality and of course Richard’s outstanding moustache! Over the past 20 years, Richard and Deborah Popovich have produced 2 music based television series, recorded 5 albums, and performed over 5000 shows all across Western Canada.
Richard and his wife Deborah’s dinner theatre style musical comedy shows take them everywhere from rural community centers to city concert halls. If you’ve ever been to Las Vegas or Branson, you’ll know what to expect, as Richard and Deborah’s ability to entertain all ages is cleverly combined with musical comedy impersonations, and depending upon which show you choose, marvelous lighting and stage effects. Here they offer a large variety of musical styles and tastes, with a healthy dash of good clean humour thrown in to spice things up.
Performance Style of Richard and Deborah
Richard and Deborah’s style of entertainment is perfect for rural audiences and older crowds! The humour is clean, personalities engaging, and always upbeat and friendly. Richard and Deborah’s shows include loads of western humour, famous songs, a few comedy impersonations and an occasional rock and roll tidbit to keep everyone on their toes.
Richard is also well known as the “wise cracking” Sheriff on the Stettler Steam Train. You won’t ever find this funny man on stage without his upbeat humor, so prepare to be thoroughly entertained by his wit and wide variety of comedy songs. His guitar and microphone are both wireless, so he has the ability to move throughout the audience while performing.
Personality: A soft spot for Richard & Deborah is entertaining the elderly with famous songs from days gone by. They are also founders of the “Big Band”, The Alberta Swing Orchestra, and as well can be remembered performing together with their four daughters as the Popowich Family Singers.
Why hire Richard and Deborah Popovich?
They will create a customized event that the audience will love! Not only that, within the first 5 minutes of the show, he’ll have everyone howling like coyotes! This is the ideal show for any occasion whether it be an evening, luncheon, pancake breakfast, walk-about entertainment, or any other time you’d like a wise-cracking cowboy to keep you laughing. He’ll entertain you with comedy impersonations, jokes, and famous western songs as he combines comedy with his musical stylings on guitar. Richard Popowich also makes a very “upbeat” and always entertaining “Emcee”.
Works Well in this Type of Event: Private Events, Conferences, Corporate Events, Fairs and Festivals, Comedy Festivals, Sports Events, Casino Events, Charity Events, Anniversaries, Conventions, and Trade Shows.
How to book of Richard and Deborah
You can request information on our entertainment options through our on-line request form. Or, you can call us Toll Free at 1.800.693.6665