"Big" Jon


After a 30+ year "Vacation" to Florida, Entertainer/DJ "Big" Jon Sampson has moved back to Michigan!


PLEASE CALL (248) 460-3669 TO BOOK GIGS!!!   

"Big" Jon is COVID Compliant and has received his COVID19 Moderna Vaccine & Boosters! 

(Inside performances only!) 

LIVE "Oldies" Music. One Man Band & "Oldies DJ 

NOW SERVING ESCANABA Year-round. The rest of the U.P. from May 1st to November 1st


     "Big" Jon Sampson is a "Child Prodigy".  This Village of Clarkston native has been entertaining on stage since 1978, (since the age of 8).  The focus all these years has been and still is Vocals and Drums. The genera?? Oldies, Classic Rock, Classic Country, Standards, Beach Music and MORE! 

     Because of "Big" Jon's versatility, he is able to perform at a variety of different venues and keep several demographics entertained.  From Sinatra to Seger, Jon plays music from 1950ish to 1990ish. Jon performs Live Vocal and Live Drums to specially produced pre recorded backing tracks. Because EVERYRHING is digital, volume is easily controlled in ANY venue!!!  

 Jon performs live music for:  

Chamber of Commerce and Community Events

Fraternal Organizations   

Private parties


  Jon offers Two different "Live" Entertainment options! 

   1) A two hour stage show performance! "Rock Roll and Remember" as Jon performs a sampling of hits from 1955 to 1990. Jon pays tribute (Impersonates) Elvis, Louis Armstrong, Willie Nelson and more. This option is perfect for Church's, Theaters and sit down events etc.

   2) A three or four hour performance that includes Live Vocals and Live Electronic Drums. This entertainment option is best suited for private parties, restaurants lounges, fraternal organizations etc. and is an outstanding choice for dance music.




         Jon even has a special package one hour performance for the "Senior Set.  ALF/Nursing Homes/Memory Care Units where he sings the hits of Sinatra, Elvis, Louis Armstrong, Nat King Cole and MORE! 



  Highlights in Jon's Music Career:

*1980 *Performed at the Pontiac Silverdome for "Survival 80"

*1989 Performed at the Reef Towers Hotel Honolulu Hawaii with Al Harrington 

* 1992 Performed at the Jim Ed Brown Theater in Nashville, TN.

* 1993 Performed at the Grand Ole Opry in  

*1999 - 2000 - 2001 - 2003 -2004 Headlined 5 oldies Cruises on 3 different Cruise Lines. Carnival, NCL and Regal. 

*1991 - 2020 Performed at countless venues for hundreds and hundreds of gigs, it was a heck of a crazy ride!! Jon even spent 12 years as a professional ELVIS IMPERSONATOR!!! Jumpsuits and all!!

For more information and to book a gig, PLEASE call today:

(248) 460-3669


 Jon on stage at age 8


 Jon as ELVIS


 Jon on the Grand Ole Opry


Jon and his Wife Tanya hanging out with Mark Lowry from the Gaither Vocal Band


 Jon playing drums for Detroit Keyboardist Susie Woodman and Vocalist/Drummer Charlie Alan Martin


Jon hanging out with John Payne Vocalist for the band ASIA

In Loving memory of

Yvonne A Sampson

1947 - 2016




Introducing the MAN who has made it all possible