The Best In Event Performance Entertainment


Top Choice For Events

A quality, consistent and top-tier, Chicago-area performer/entertainer.

  • The utmost professional and charismatic showman
  • Brings a wide variety of genres, and increased value to any event 

An Establishment's Partner & Entertainer

  • Diversity of song offering, organic set lists and performances based on audience and environment 
  • A conduct of relationship-building between the establishment and their patrons
  • Assists establishment through best business practices for in-house entertainment (not overbooking, and burning out audience, organic performances, etc.) 

What Your Event Deserves...

Why not the standout that can sing opera, jazz (all the classic hits), pop, rock, country and music from famous musicals?

Performers like James Libera are trained to uphold a high standard. From the start, he's applied his 25 years of stage performing experience to building and maintaining solid relationships in the industry. 

With 17 yrs opera vocal coaching and training, James has a rare ability to perform difficult pieces of music from all genres (can be viewed in promo video). Classical numbers for ceremonies, cocktail hours, dinner parties and works directly with partners in the industry to DJ any style event.  

James Libera Live Vocal Promotional Video


Upcoming Pulic Events & Shows

  • Feb. 21st Wednesday from 6:30-9:30pm at Bucks Pit Stop (NASCAR themed bar and restaurant) 6501 Kane Ave. Hodgkins IL (call 708-588-0095 to reserve your table).
  • Feb. 22nd Thursday from 8-11pm at 22 M Supper Club  394 W Virginia St, Crystal Lake, IL 60014 (call 815-526-3777 to reserve your table)
  • Feb. 24th Saturday from 7-10pm at Incontro A Tavola 100 W Higgins Rd H-20,  South Barrington, IL 60010 (call 847-836-1700 to reserve your table)
  • March 23rd Friday THE COUNTRY NIGHT (full band) at Bub City (Rosemont) 5441 Park Pl, Rosemont, IL 60018 (show starts at 10pm
  • March 31st Saturday THE COUNTRY NIGHT (full band) at 115 Bourbon Street  3359 W 115th St, Merrionette Park, IL 60803 (show starts at 10pm)


All sound equipment is provided for each event performed (lights and other accessories are optional). 

By request, we email all song options with a constantly growing set list so that you can make any selections you'd like performed during the agreed upon time frame. Special vocal requests are optional but will cost extra per song needed to be learned and rehearsed.

JL News

JAMES COVERS CHRISTMAS is finally HERE!!! CD release parties are listed at

Please contact us if you would like a CD sent to your home or office. 

Currently working on a Jazz CD, that will be available soon!


Q: "What do you need from us?"

A: A working power source (outlet), and that's it :) 

Q: "Can you sing Ave Maria at my wedding ceremony, Rat Pack Jazz songs during cocktail hour, perform for dinner and DJ the reception?"

A: Yes, that's what separates us from others in the industry. 

Contact Us

Drop us a line!

Better yet, come see a show in person!

Local shows are always listed, and I'd love to see you there! 

JL Entertainment

(630) 544-1030