Newport, Wales United Kingdom (PressExposure) May 10, 2011 -- Rickies likeness to Michael Buble was pointed out by a Top UK agent in Entertainment from a gig in 2010 whereby Rickie was the lead singer of a tribute band. Rickies resemblance could be helped by the fact that he also comes from Italian descent. He is Welsh/Italian as Buble is Canadian /Italian.
Realising all this he decided to set out to perfect and give an amazing performance and tribute to Michael Buble, coincidentally he was already a very big fan of Michael Buble and already knew most of his songs.
Since performing as " Buble fever " he has been called by many of his fans as the "young buble" and at 22 years old he takes that as a big compliment as Rickie respects Michaels talent and is a massive fan of his , Rickie also has amazing stage presence which you need to bring a true tribute to Michael Buble.
Rickie has done his three years at Performing Arts and is now a graded singer,Actor, Dancer and Choreographer Rickies classically trained voice of High baritone gives him an amazing range to capture the voice of Michael Buble and is wowing the crowds both in the UK and Europe, coming off a most recent fantastic showcase tour of Belfast, N. Ireland.
Rickie has been appearing on stage since he was 15 both as a solo singer in local Welsh social clubs plus many Party in the parks plus as a very successful actor in Wales playing in many lead parts, mostly in Musicals as a high tenor actor, his very last credit was playing Malcolm in The full Monty which was a sellout at the Dolman theatre in Newport and a great success, he also helped Blaenau Gwent Theatre, Ebbw Vale win the Nodo award playing the prestigious amateur lead part of Jean ValJean in Les Miserables,he won the part over many other young classical singers who auditioned throughout wales to eventually winning the part.
Rickie has now shelved acting for a while as he is so busy touring with his "buble fever" act.
He has also previously for the last three years been the lead singer for a successful tribute band called TakeonThat scoring over 300 gigs in that time in the UK ,Ireland and Europe, this has given Rickie tremendous confidence and stage presence which helps him bring an amazing show/tribute to Michael Buble.