Frequently Asked Questions
Q: "What does Floyd charge to perform?"
A: It depends on WHEN and WHERE he does his show. Please call. If you can't call, send us an email with the DATE, TIME and PLACE of your event and we can quote you a price.
Q: "Does Floyd still perform his old TV show characters? Will
Oogie be there?"
A: No, Floyd's act is stand-up comedy. He doesn't work with puppets or dress up as different characters.
Q: "Is Floyd's act for adults
only? Or is it okay for kids?"
A: Floyd adjusts his material according to each audience. When he performs for schools, church groups and the like Floyd works squeaky clean. When he does a show for policemen or firefighters they insist he works "blue."
Q: "How old is Floyd now? He must be in his 80's! Is he retiring
A: Floyd Vivino is a lot younger than people think. He plans to keep working for a long time.
Q: "We have an electric organ. Can Floyd play it?"
A: No, Floyd plays an acoustic piano. He does not play organs, synthesizers or electronic keyboards. A digital piano is okay as long as it has a full-size keyboard, 88 weighted keys and a sustain pedal.
Q: "Where is Floyd based? How far will Floyd travel to do a
A: Floyd appears regularly in Las Vegas, as well as Florida and Ohio. We've had offers from as far away as California, Hawaii and England! Of course, Floyd has to be paid extra for travel time and expenses. Most of his shows are in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania, within two or three hours drive of Floyd's home in North Jersey.
Q: "I heard that Floyd is an ordained
minister, can he perform weddings? Is it true Floyd is in a wheelchair now? Does Floyd
only perform for Italian-American audiences? Does Floyd still live in Paterson?"
A: There are all sorts of wild rumors going around. The answer to all of these is "no."