Audience Raves and Reviews

“That is great Johnny. You are really amazing!”

-Vice President Al Gore


“…the elite of Nashville Entertainment Royalty”
-The Nashville Scene


“John's abilities allow a promoter to not have to worry about whatever he's been asked to do. It’s frees up time and attention for other things.”

– Mark Ballard, Comic City Conventions


“Johnny is a natural host and entertainer, who must have emerged from the womb with a mic in one hand. His style and experience allow him to turn even the most challenging of live and unscripted scenarios into a smooth show, or elevate even the most polished of programs to an even more memorable level.”

-Lucas Leverett, MTAC/GMX Promoter


“You are the only performer I can think of that not only matched up to the Rockettes, but surpassed them!”
-Lynn Kittel - Director of Marketing, Opry Mills Mall, Nashville, TN


“You had our group stunned one minute and howling with laughter the next. You were the perfect addition to our party. You really made the night special. Thanks so much for making our evening so much fun.”
-Nelson Griswold – Bottom Line Solutions


“Since we sold out every show, my only regret is that we did not book more shows!”
-Michael Reinhart - Executive Director, Murfreesboro Center for the Arts

Performance Clips


For over 30 years John Pyka has set himself apart as a multi-discipline variety entertainer and storyteller; Actor, Singer and Magician!


John Pyka is best known for his work onstage as a new vintage variety artist, fusing music and magic with comedy and dance in a 1920s – 1940s style in what is described as “Dieselpunk.” He is a 3 Time Champion of Magic, 2 Time Entertainer of the Year, 2 Time Variety Artist of the Year, and was featured on the Channel 4 documentary The Convention Crasher! He has been seen as an artist in residence at Nashville's House of Cards, performing with Beyond Wings Circus, and can be seen performing in theaters, at festivals and conventions around the country.