“The Roundtable- Week 19” with Perez Hilton & DragRace Star Peppermint
This week on “The Roundtable with Robert Bannon” we have a pair of LEGENDS! Who has not typed PerezHilton.com. He is the first influencer and Internet Icon. He’s live to talk parenting, books, business, and more. Do not miss it!
Then RuPaul’s DragRace Trailblazer Peppermint is here. She was the first Trans Contestant on the show ever! She blazed the trail. Now she has new music, a new movie, and a lot to say. All this and more only on the Roundtable!
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More about Robert:
Robert Bannon is a singer, Saturday Night Live actor, and musical theater performer gracing the many stages in New York City. Since his accomplished and lauded debut release, “Unfinished Business,” Bannon is on the trajectory of becoming a household name with his recent appearance on Bravo’s New Jersey Housewives, where he performs at a New Jersey Pride event along with being featured media outlets for being a positive voice for the LGBTQ community in addition to performing for Pride Events nationally.
Bannon’s powerful rendition of the Bette Midlersong, “From a Distance,” became an anthem of strength for health workers during the height of the pandemic, providing an unforgettable, uplifting rendition to a tumultuous year. “From a Distance” went viral with close to 100K views and was a tribute to healthcare workers throughout the world whose tireless efforts fighting the battle of Covid 19 was celebrated as heroes. Bannon’s unforgettable and emotive rich, soaring voice and vocal flourishes as he sings of a hopeful, peaceful and prosperous future.
Robert Bannon’s latest single and video, “I Think He Knew Me ” is a riveting story about the relationship between a father and son where the son reveals to his father that he is gay. The complicated situation is a heartfelt song about a father not understanding why his son is gay. “I think He Knew Me” is going viral as it touches the soul because it reveals approve, love and acceptance. “I Think He Knew Me” is Bannon’s only original song on Unfinished Business and is written by Matt Gould and Griffin Mathews and produced by Lee Lessack for LML Music.
Bannon’s versatile album includes duets with Grammy Nominee Jane Monheit and recording star Loren Smith. “Unfinished Business” consists of two originals and 11 classic songs by a variety of American Songbook crowd pleasers from Frank Sinatra to Johnny Mercer to Whitney Houston.
Bannon, a tireless performer, brings a wealth of experience and rave reviews to listeners. In addition to his work on “Saturday Night Live”the past three years, Bannon has performed with a number of rhythm-and-blues, jazz and comedy icons including Patti LaBelle, George Benson and Whoopi Goldberg at legendary venues like Madison Square Garden, the Beacon Theatre and the Brooklyn Academyof Music. Bannon also sang for Bill and Hillary Clinton during for Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center and for Hillary Clinton at a Martin Luther King Day event at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.
Bannon’s traveled the country performing his hit one-man show, “Unfinished Business,” at New York’s legendary Feinstein’s/54 Below cabaretand Los Angeles Feinstein’s at Vitello’s.
Bannon shares his journey from the prestigious Juilliard Prep School to giving up music to become a 5th grade history teacher to finding his way back to the stage.
Robert Bannon has been singing since he was 12. He is a graduate of the William Esper Conservatory and Juilliard Prep, both in Manhattan. Bannon was admitted into the very first Juilliard Prep class for musical theater under the direction of Broadway icon Bertin Roswer at Lincoln Center. He’s performed nationally in productions of “My Big Gay Italian Wedding,” “Rent,” “We Will Rock You,” “My Way” and many more. A Fort Lee, New Jersey, resident and native of Ridgefield Park, New Jersey, Bannon spends his “downtime” from singing and performing in the classroom as a 5th grade history teacher in North Bergen, New Jersey.