Chicagoland's Jim Bulanda, can easily step into the shoes of any major Las Vegas entertainer. He is a vocalist who is most famous and appreciated for his impressions of Dean Martin and of course, the 'Chairman of the Board,' Frank Sinatra.
Jim started singing at the tender age of seven to entertain his large Italian family. Throughout his twenties, he regularly sang in church as a cantor. Parishioners soon took notice of Jim's beautiful, velvety smooth voice, and he was often asked to sing at weddings.
In the early 1990's, Jim ventured into the nightlife. He could frequently be seen singing and dabbling in comedy at Chicago's local comedy clubs. Patrons at at these clubs soon remarked on his remarkable singing voice, and encouraged him to develop it. For the next three years, Jim polished his Sinatra classic songs and developed a nightclub act that includes a repertoire of 70 classic songs.
Jim began his professional singing career in 1994, performing in numerous nightclubs in Chicago and Northwest Indiana. He has performed in places such as Chicago's East Bank Club, The Merchandise Mart, Salvatore's and Chicago's famous Omni Ambassador East and The Pump Room. Jim has entertained audiences of as many as 3000 people and has traveled as far as Nevada and Arizona to perform. In the spring of 2001, Jim was sent to Las Vegas by Chicago's WXRT radio station to perform in the Fremont Street Experience Talent Showcase.
Jim has entertained audiences at local nightclubs and casinos, and at events and outdoor festivals including the American Heart Association's "Taste of Northwest Indiana," Merrillville's 2001 Town Ball, USA Fest in Crete, the Annual "Main Streets Night" in Park Forest, WBBM Channel 2 Chicago on Ed Curran's Morning Show and the Star Plaza Theatre with the Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra.
Jim's captivating nightclub act and rich singing voice can be enjoyed at many of the local restaurants in the Chicagoland area.
For more information or for bookings, Jim can be reached at 219-718-7503.