Bob Stanhope, a prolific songwriter, has performed as a singer-songwriter in many different settings. Recently he has been a featured performer at The Bushnell Pavilion in Hartford, Wintonbury Coffeehouse in Bloomfield CT, First Night Danbury, The Danbury City Center Summer Concert Series, and years ago even had the chance to record with Les Paul in his studio in NJ. Bob's known to offer an eclectic assortment of songs with a possible helping in the humorous / satirical vein. He is a thirteen-time winner in the Billboard Magazine Songwriting Contest and 25% of the rock band Cross Purpose. Cross Purpose is a favorite at The Upper Room in RI and The Mill in MA. They performed at JesusFest in CT this summer and will be at The Howland Cultural Center in Beacon NY this fall. He has a background in community theater that includes lead roles in "1776", "Born Yesterday", "Sugar", and "Mr. Roberts" and has self-published seven detective novels. Bob was the morning “guy” at several local radio stations during the 80s and 90s.
“The audience loved him. They really ate it up.”
Mitch Katz - Treestar Coffeehouse, Mt. Kisco, NY
“Probably the most entertaining and well liked performer in the area.”
Don Kraus - Peaceful Warrior Productions, Brewster, NY
“The master of the weird and wonderful. He makes us laugh and makes us think.”
Doug & Billie Truitt - Wintonbury Coffeehouse, Bloomfield, CT
“Ever entertaining...has a real knack for a funny song.”
Kevin Becker - Hudson Valley Folk Guild Newsletter
“I recommend him highly.”
Tom Rucktenwald - Connecticut Christian Artists Alliance
“We have to invite him back.”
Jim Albano - The Community Coffeehouse, Danbury, CT
“Good use of practical lyrics...he connects...well rehearsed.”
Evaluation Committee - Mosaic Ministry, NY
“Quality music and hard hitting lyrics, all mixed with humor.”
Rev. Jim Wickstead - Valley Bible Fellowship, Clove Valley, NY
“Wow, what a voice.”
David Letterman – CBS, The Late Show
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