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Celebrity Impersonator - Tribute Artist - Entertainer!

Neil Diamond lookalike and soundalike tribute artist Tom Tom Sadge (pronounced Tom Sage) has been a full-time entertainer for his entire adult life. As a popular vocal impressionist and DJ, Tom sang the songs of Frank Sinatra, Neil Diamond, Engelbert Humperdinck, Elvis Presley, Tony Bennett, Johnny Cash and many others. However, the last 17 years as a Neil Diamond impersonator and tribute artist have been the most exciting of his career.

Marion Sadge / aka Marion Weiscarger Roughsedge Tom's wife and business partner, Marion, first conceived the idea of a full Neil Diamond impersonation back in 1996. Production shows in the beginning only and then weekend bookings later on only would give the couple more famly time, she reasoned. It took the couple over a year of research, costume design, promotional work and rehearsal before Tom and Marion were ready to show the world the fruits of their labor! But since his first appearance as Neil Diamond in the fall of 1997 at the University of Western Ontario, Tom has traveled far and wide thoughout the U.S., Canada and Europe and has appeared at many major arenas and venues.

Tom Sadge with his Neil Diamond tribute band in Litchfield CT Tom Sadge's lookalike and soundalike tribute to "The Jazz Singer" is a favorite of the most discriminating Neil Diamond fans. Tom has been a featured entertainer at many top casinos in many cities: Atlantic City, NJ, Laughlin and Las Vegas, NV, and Phoenix-Scottsdale, AZ and many more. He has also entertained at many smaller resorts such as Mount Airy Lodge in the Poconos (mountains) of Pennsylvania, where he appeared early in his career.
His Neil Diamond impersonation is much in demand year round for large state and county fairs as well as at small private parties, weddings, benefits and fundraisers. Tom has entertained many thousands at corporate functions, conventions, and charitable events.
Neil Diamond impersonator Tom performed at Veterans' Stadium in Philadelphia for the Philly Eagles vs Dallas Cowboys game. Tom Sadge has performed aboard Carnival Cruise Line's Legend and Pride ships as well as on river and show boats. He's appeared at outdoor concerts up and down the east coast and west coast during halftime shows at the invitation of professional and semi-pro sports teams such as the Philadelphia Eagles, Phoenix Suns and Arizona Rattlers. Tom's live audiences have numbered as many as 60,000 (Philadelphia's Veterans' Stadium), and he has entertained at backyard BBQs for 12.

Tom Sadge (Neil Diamond) impersonator is pictured with his partner/wife Marion. The Sadges have been married 25 years and have two children. Neil Diamond tribute artist, Tom, performes during a west coast casino production show. To gain invaluable experience, Tom Sadge spent many years as a cast member in popular productions: Legends Alive in Canada; The Really Big Shew in Seattle WA and at various other locations: Memories Theatre in Pigeon Forge, TN and, nearly two years in Phoenix-Scottsdale AZ where he performed in Casino Arizona's Sjowstoppers Live, a Mike Moloney production. Tom is a devoted husband, father and grandfather of two. He now only performs in productions shows for a few weeks each year.
Neil Diamond impersonator performs America with his tribute band. Tom now enjoys a career as a solo act and headliner. He performs (up to) 90 minute shows with tracks or a tribute band, often closing with America. Tom's home base is within driving distance of New York City, Atlantic City, Philadelphia and other Eastern seabord cities. Tom, frequently accompanied by his wife, Marion, and one or two of his children, travels his home base to points all over the U.S. and througout Canada.
Tom performed with the popular German band, The Lords, while performing his Neil Diamond tribute in Europe during a short tour.
There are many Neil Diamond fans in Europe and the U.K. as well as in the U.S. The real Neil Diamond completed a Live in Europe tour during the summer of 2008. Tickets were sold out in nearly all venues for concerts the U.K., Germany, Ireland, Netherlands and Belguim.
It is not surprising, therefore, that Tom Sadge was invited to perform, as Neil Diamond, in Germany and in the Netherlands (by the Dutch Neil Diamond Fan Club). Tom has brought his impersonation "across the pond" on three different occasions. He was privileged to perform with the popular German group The Lords, with whom he is pictured at right.
Tom hs opened for superstar Engelbert Humperdinck and has met the singing legend on several occasions.Tom Sadge's entertainment credentials include being chosen as the opening act for national stars such as comedian Jackie Mason, Kool and the Gang, The Guess Who (featuring Burton Cummings), and the legendary Engelbert Humperdinck, as well as other entertainers.

Tom Sadge is very proud to have gotten to know Engelbert Humperdinck over the years. Engelbert, despite his superstar status, is a warm and friendly entertainer who frequently travels with his lovely wife Patricia and adult children, Louise Dorsey, Brad Dorsey and Scott Dorsey who are also involved in Engelbert's show.

Engelbert himself approved of Tom's plans to add a full impersonation of the singing legend to his repertoire.
Tom Sadge, celebrity impersonator and tribute artist (of Neil Diamond) has met with Neil on several occasions. Tom Sadge has met Neil Diamond on several occasions and has gotten to know some of Neil's longtime band members. No doubt these encounters have been the highlight of Tom Sadge's career.

Tom is, of course, a Neil Diamond fan as well as a Neil Diamond tribute artist. He was very honored when, during a 2002 concert in State College, PA Neil leaned over the stage and, pointing to Tom, told the crowd of several thousand "This guy sounds just like me!."
Tom Sadge was interviewed by WPLJ's Scott Shannon and Todd Pettengill of The Big Show. Tom sang as Neil Diamond at the Manhattan studio. Doing live interviews on the radio is a regular occurence for Tom. He has been interviewed live-on-the-air on dozens of occasions. New York City radio personalities Scott Shannon and Todd Pettengill of PLJ 95.5's The Big Show invited Tom to entertain Manhattan and beyond autiences during their show at the WPLJ studios above Madison Square Garden in NYC. Tom has granted live-on-the-air telephone interviews to dozens of radio stations and has appeared on nationally broadcast television shows such as ABC's The Next Best Thing, Inside Edition and AMC's special, Lookalikes.
Neil Diamond impersonator Tom Sadge shares a hug and a laugh with a young fan, Helen. Tom Sadge is one of the most popular and in-demand entertainers in the field of tribute artistry. Tom captures the look, sound and magic of Neil Diamond so well that he is the favorite lookalike and soundalike of many of Neil's most devoted and discriminating fans, sometimes referred to as "Diamondheads".

Tom was honored to be the fans' first choice to portray "Neil Diamond" at their annual Chicago Neil Diamond Birthday Party. He performed for the predominently female group each year at The Embassy Suites in Rosemont, IL. Tom was also first choice to entertain as Neil for all three Neil Diamond Fan Cruises, which were held aboard Carnival Cruise Lines.

In the last few years Tom Sadge entertained casino audiences as part of the Legends In Concert cast at Bally's in Atlantic City, NJ; Foxwoods Casino in CT and at Myrtle Beach, SC. He also performs regularly at both public and private parties throughout the United States. Recently, Tom introduced his alter-ego, "Tony Testosteroni". As Tom's "opening act", Tony, while not a comedien, brings levity to the performance with his jokes and easy patter. And, of course, Tony sings! The audience is treated to the voices of Frank Sinatra, Elvis, Tony Bennett, Engelbert Humperdinck, Johnny Cash and others while "Neil Diamond" warms up in the wings.

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