Marcus Anthony shares his musical versatility, humor, and high energy with audiences of all ages, as he takes them through a lyrical time machine of classic hits. From Jackie Wilson’s “Lonely Teardrops” to the Bluesy Country Soul of Otis Redding, Marcus Anthony’s style is versatility at its finest. His dynamic four-octave range of vocal soul allows him to perform Motown hits, Jazz and even Rock and Country favorites.
“When I was five I told my family after seeing the Jackson 5 on television, I could do that and I’m going to make a million dollars singing! After meeting and actually speaking to Sammy Davis Jr., on 3 different occasions, and then seeing him perform in person, it inspired me to want to perform. After an embarrassing incident while singing at a junior high talent show put my ambitions for stardom on hold, I eventually picked my face up and got back to doing what I love--performing.”
For over 30 years, Marcus Anthony has entertained worldwide on both land and sea and for 18 years has been a #1 headliner with Carnival Cruise Line and has been dubbed “King of That Sweet Soul Music.”
Marcus Anthony’s lyrical virtuosity has allowed him to work with some of the industries most respected entertainers such as Mary Wilson, Ben Vereen, Naiomi Judd and Patti LaBelle. He has also performed for then Spain’s Prince Felipe.