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Reviews | Samuel Lozada | Corporate Entertainer | Mo' Beat Blues
"You both did a fantastic job and I had several comments that customers really liked you both."
“Great harmonica player!”
“Samuel, really kept the show moving with his jokes intertwined with the singing.”
“When can we have them back?"
-G.F. - Program Director
Mather's More Than a Cafe
"Thanks so much for your performance at our community’s party. You had a big crowd of over 150 residents and they all left pleased with your show. They loved your music as well as your stories. Thank you for adding all that energy. Can’t wait to have you back!"
Director of Life Enrichment
Oak Brook, IL
"Thank you very much for your great performance. Our senior group thoroughly enjoyed you. It was fun and uplifting. Lots of great comments as they were leaving. Anytime my group leaves happy, I know I have done my job. You made that possible yesterday. Thanks again."
-M.G.- Program Director
Palos Park Senior Club
Palos Park, IL
"You were a HUGE success! Everyone was STILL talking today, about last night. Tina (from Assisted Living side) told people at lunch that they sure missed a good time!
We'll call you again, as soon as we can!"
-S.R. - Activity Director
Pines Village Retirement
"I have heard nothing but wonderful things about your performance!! I can't wait for you to come again."
-C.R. -Activities and Volunteer Coordinator
Sunrise Assisted Living of Lincoln Park
We had Mr. Lozada from Mo' Beat Blues at our Supportive Living Facility for a party of over 80 people, and not only did he have them up dancing and clapping along with his killer jams but he had 'em laughing in between. And he also kept up with some special requests! It was a rockin' time and we can not wait to have Mo' Beat Blues back!"
-L.S. - Activity Director
Crestwood Terrace Nursing Care
"How does one thank you for all the things you've done? We do not know what we would have done had it not been for you! Thank you from all of us at Crestwood Terrace."
"We at Providence were glad you came to cheer us up. Your program left everyone happy. Your blues made our spirits soar. To have so much talent at nineteen is amazing. The style was very unique and refreshing.
Thanks, Hugs, Loves and Prayers,"
-B. C. - Resident
Providence Health Care
Palos Heights, IL
"Our Seniors Love You!"
-L.S. - Marketing Director
Victory Center of River Oaks
"I attended your performance at Drendel Ballroom in Sun City, Huntley, last Tuesday. Thank you for a wonderful afternoon. I enjoyed the show and hope you will come back again. I was impressed by your musical versatility and your interpretations. Your lovely wife is a powerhouse of grace and movement. Again, thank you so much."
-R. S. - Resident
Del Webb's Sun City
"Though it was a blues program, the music was up beat and fun. Several of the residents got up to dance and sing along." That doesn't happen too often!"
-A.G. - Program Director
The Pointe At Kilpatrick
"Residents of Portage, IN, the couple presents a full-throttle show of jazz, soul, R&B, country, swing and Rat Pack. Janice plays percussion, and Samuel is a harmonica-playing, sunglasses-wearing blues man who has opted to give up on playing late nights at clubs and bars with bands for a different kind of audience. " read more
"In 2002 I was introduced to Samuel Lozada of Gary, Indiana who most generously turned me on to the wonderful experience of sharing music with seniors and patients rehabilitating from illness and Alzheimer's sufferers. His joy and passion for giving was infectious and convinced me to begin my journey to sharing my gift of music."
"The coolest thing about being a freelance writer is meeting extraordinary people I wouldn't meet otherwise and seeing interesting places I might not otherwise visit...There was Samuel Lozada, who performs for nursing home residents. I went to spend a couple minutes snapping pictures of him during a show and didn't want to leave. I finally headed out teary-eyed after his energetic harmonica playing had residents rising from wheelchairs to dance."
Superb harp Samuel! Baby Please showcases your talent so well! Move over Magic Dick! Samuel Lozada is movin in! Excellent!
I'm Love Sick' Awesome!!!!!
Jump Up Devil
Real solid. You're stone cold in the deeeeeeep blues... Swimmin' in the real deep end!
America's Got Talent
2012 Audition Finalist
Interview with The Great Harry Porterfield “Someone You Should Know”, a series of profiles on people who make a difference.
The 20th Annual Senior Lifestyle Expo theme is: Lights, Camera, Action. This is a perfect theme, to celebrate twenty years, especially with the extraordinary entertainers. A fantastic talent, and back by popular demand, is Mo' Beat Blues, vocalists Samuel & Janice Lozada.
"...the performance tonight was a success! The patrons gave us overwhelmingly positive feedback and it was an absolute pleasure working with you and Samuel. He was a delight. It is individuals like you guys that make my job so wonderful!"
Samuel Lozada Performing Jasper County Senior Center
On Saturday, February 20th, at 11:30 am, Mo Beat Blues performed at the Maywood Public Library District. Along with music, Mo Beat Blues also discussed the history of Blues, an African American form of music.
At one of my shows I met Miss Georgie
who is about 85 years young. She called me over because she had something to say. I had my recorder on for recording my shows, and when I got home to playback the recording, it just blew me away.
We were overwhelmed and just can't say enough about how the folks and staff treated us.
Thank you audience and the staff...
Samuel & Janice Lozada
Evergreen Park Public Library
Janice and myself did not expect to have so much fun in the libraries one after another. The fun just doesn't stop.
Thank you audience and staff...
Samuel & Janice Lozada
Chicago Ridge Public Library
The friends and staff put up with my singing and jokes, and Janice with her energy that makes a show worth talking about.
Thank you audience and staff...
Samuel & Janice Lozada
Lighthouse Premium Outlet Mall
Michigan City, IN
Free Press Advocate News Paper Wilmington IL
Videos Of Our Show Just A Day At Work Having Fun...
Email Jan.03, 2014
Name: A M Jennings
Subject: Lansing Library Gig
Just wanted to tell you how refreshing and wonderful your music is. Your wife is adorable and the two of you are doing a wonderful job with your life. Giving pleasure and enjoyment to the less fortunate at the nursing homes...or ever just regular folks is a wonderful way to live. God Bless you. A new fan.
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From: Roz Topolski
Community Engagement Program Coordinator
Vernon Area Public Library District
Subject: Mo Beat Blues
Hi Loana - I save many of the RAILS emails with recommendations of performers, and I noticed that you were scheduled to host Mo Beat Blues at your library last summer. It's been a while, but I'd be interested in your feedback. Please let me know if you'd recommend him and/or his duo.
Sent: Thursday, November 30, 2017 11:37 AM
Samuel and Janice Lozada were here 2 summers ago. I thought he was marvelous. He and his wife played to a crowd of seven (☹) but treated the crowd as if it was a sold out concert. I wish more people had attended, but our library doesn’t seem to do well with music events unless it’s for families. If I was to have him here again, I would advertise as a family event. His harmonica playing is awesome. He has somewhere near 20 harmonicas he plays with. The program would be money well spent -- well worth whatever he is charging these days. He is professional, engaging, and a superb performer.
Please let me know if I can provide any more information.
Laona Fleischer, MLIS
Reference/Adult Services Librarian
Brookfield Public Library
A Recommendation thru Email Between Two Libraries
Reply: Thursday, November 30, 2017 1:55 PM
Merrillville Branch of the Lake County Public Library
Mo' Beat Blues Reviews
Re: Kaitie Retreat
JUDY MAY 2/21/2018 10:03 PM
To Janice Lozada
We were thankful that Sam was able to make it to Greencastle and back home again with all the bad weather we had on ONE weekend! The ladies did enjoy Sam's performance very much. He was entertaining - and funny. A lot of our older ladies were singing along with some of the songs. We were all impressed with his skill on the harmonica! His music provided a wonderful close to our evening.
Thank you and blessings to both of you.
Email From: Kaitie Retreat DePaul University
What a great time we had yesterday at Palos Heights Public Library. The friends that came where so welcoming to my wife and I. Jeannine she is the coordinator for the Adult Programming for the Palos Heights PL. Get to know her she is a beautiful person.
Thank you again for all that you have done for us and your staff and the friends that came out. "Don't forget to love one another and don't forget the others"Until the next time......
2/10/2016 Samuel & Janice
WoW!! The turn out for this performance was overwhelming, and the reaction from the audience intense! They really showed us a lot of love. 2 standing ovations and an encore. Thanks to the staff and audience at Mokena Public Library for your appreciation and support of our show.
2/07/2016 Samuel & Janice
From AM 560 Radio Station to the CBS Chicago News, newspapers and magazines, The Mo' Beat Blues Show continues to flourish. All thanks to the support of our growing fan base and clients from Senior Living Communities, Libraries, Municipalities, Concerts in the Park, Private Parties, and Tours. Here's a wonderful article was written and reported.
Sam did an excellent job yesterday! I got a lot of compliments from the residents today and how much they enjoyed him. I will definitely schedule him again in another month or two. I don't go on Social Media. But I would tell everyone he does a wonderful job and would definitely recommend him to others! He has a great sense of humor and love to hear the harmonica! I didn't realize he has so many. Thank you!
Julie Rehak, Activity Director
Rock Run Assisted Living
Joliet, IL January 16, 2019
It was a pleasure meeting your husband on Thursday. The residents are still talking about his performance they really enjoyed him as well as my staff. I wish I could have seen his performance but I had to be at resident council. I'm looking forward to seeing you on April 6th. Thank you again for a great show!