William Florian

Those Were The Days™

Former member of the famous 60's band The New Christy Minstrels

"Hi William, It was a real pleasure meeting you, what a wonderful concert you offered to a very appreciative audience. I enjoyed every moment!"
—Paul Folin
Allied Concert Services

Outstanding Show Offerings

Those Were The Days (tm) album title

An upbeat, musical journey of Americas greatest songs of the 60's including songs he performed as a lead singer of the famous New Christy Minstrels plus the music of Peter Paul & Mary, John Denver, Pete Seeger, The Mamas & The Papas, and uplifting originals presented with amusing stories in an intimate show. Retirees love this show!

Band or Solo

The John Denver Story

William weaves stories, songs, and humor as we honor the life and achievements of this legendary minstrel. You will find yourself singing along with William as he performs Denver's most celebrated songs such as Take Me Home Country Roads, Sunshine On My Shoulders, Annie's Song, Leavin On A Jet Plane, and many many more.

Band or Solo

The Neil Diamond Story

The early acoustic years…

William weaves stories, songs, and humor from Diamonds early acoustic years honoring the life and achievements of this legendary minstrel. You will find yourself singing along as William performs Diamonds most celebrated songs … Song Sung Blue, Sweet Caroline, Play Me, Cherry Cherry, Holly Holy, Solitary Man, and many more.

Acoustic Sing-along

William Florian
Former member of the famous 60's group...

The New Christy Minstrels

Songs  Stories  Humor

Sing along with William in this fun filled concert as he performs all your Beatle favorites…. I Saw Her Standing There, Yesterday, Help, Yellow Submarine, Eight Days A Week, A Little Help From My Friends, Imagine, and many more!


"Thank you for the wonderful program. All of us agree it was the best ever entertainment!"
—T.R. Samual

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The Neil Diamond Story

The John Denver Story' (2017 homemade iPhone video)

"Hi William, I can't tell you enough how I much I enjoyed getting to know you and having you perform here....William Florian's performance was very entertaining. The audience sang along all night. William is a genuine performer and full of stories of his life and those he played with. This has been one of our favorite shows! "
—Rachelle Fratzke
Performing Arts Director, Pearson Lakes Art Center
"William Florian packed the house and had the entire audience wrapped around his little finger! What an amazing talent…he takes treasured songs and weaves them together with delightful stories and snippets of musical history! We look forward to his next trip to Florida! "
—Rosemary Buya
Special Events, The Villages, Florida
"Many Thanks for having had William Florian as our exciting entertainer. He is truely an outstanding talent!"
—Alice Tobin

William performs for:

  • Performing Art Centers
  • City Park concerts
  • Corporate Banquets
  • Retiree Banquets
  • Conferences
  • Festivals
  • Schools
  • Fairs
William Florian performing
William Florian singing
William Florian performing on stage

Sample of some of the much loved familiar songs performed in the show 'Those Were The Days'

This Land Is Your Land
I'll Never Find Another You
Kisses Sweeter Than Wine
Where Have All The Flowers
Blowin' In The Wind
Puff, The Magic Dragon
Leavin On A Jet Plane
If I Had A Hammer
Good Night Irene
Green, Green
Country Roads
Annie's Song
Those Were The Days
California Dreamin'

Sample of some of the wonderful familiar songs performed in the show 'The John Denver Story'

Country Roads
Sweet Surrender
Back Home Again
Follow Me
Leavin In A Jet Plane
Grandma's Feather Bed
Thank God Country Boy
Annie's Song
Perhaps Love
Rocky Mnt High
I'm Declaring Peace
This Old Guitar

Sample of some of the wonderful and familiar songs William performs in the show ‘The Neil Diamond Story'

Sweet Caroline
Cracklin Rosie
I’m A Believer
Solitary Man
If I Had A Hammer
Brooklyn Roads
Red Red Wine
Kentucky Woman
Girl You’ll Be A Woman Soon
Thank The Lord Night Time
Today - (Christy Minstrel hit)
Green Green - (Christy Minstrel hit)
Cherry Cherry
You Don’t Bring Me Flowers
Song Sung Blue
Play Me
You Got To Me
Holly Holy
I Am I Said

Sample of some of the much loved Beatles sing-along songs in the show Beatles Acoustic Sing-along

A Hard Days Night
Yellow Submarine
With A Little Help From Friends
I’ve Just Seen A Face
In My Life
Norwegian Wood
Nowhere Man
I Saw Her Standing There
Can’t Buy Me Love
You’ve Got To Hide Your Love Away
My Sweet Lord
All My Lovin
I Should’ve Known Better
And I Love Her
You Can’t Do That
With A Little Help From My Friends
When I’m 64
I’ll Follow The Sun