If you love the unique sound of “Doo Wop” from the 50’s and 60’s, you won’t want to miss seeing Doo Wop & The Drifters. Located in the Hot Hits Theatre in beautiful downtown Branson, this show delivers a production that dares you to sit quietly in your seat. You’ll hear songs by some of the legendary Doo Wop groups of all time such as, the Spaniels, the Cadillacs, the Moonglows, Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers and many others. And if you loved the sound of the Drifters, original Drifter, Derek Ventura from the 1972 group will take you down memory lane with Drifter classics such as “Under the Boardwalk”, This Magic Moment”, and “Up On the Roof”. If you’re a fan of the Doo Wop era, this is one show you don’t want to miss!
Originally from New York City, Derek toured and was lead singer with “The Drifters” of Under the Boardwalk fame from 1972-1984. He went on to join “Frankie Lymon’s Teenagers” who recorded the hit, Why Do Fools Fall in Love from 1984-1986. In the late eighties & 90's he started his own music-video production company in Colorado, relocating the company in 2005 to Omaha,Nebraska. Presently, he resides in Branson, Missouri as a top show performer.
Originally from St. Louis, Andre is a recording artist, vocalist, dancer, entertainer and producer, and has worked with many prominent entertainers from the music, film and television industry. He was a member of the hit 90's group, Lo-Key, was a former lead singer with The Platters, sings 1st and 2nd tenor, and is the groups vocal harmony coach.
Ditannual "Doc" Hutchinson
A native of Detroit, Michigan, Doc has been a principal performer in Branson for many years. He has performed in many tribute shows. Was a member of The Temptations tribute for the famed Legends in Concert franchise. He sings bass, baritone in the group and serves as the groups primary choreographer.