The international award-winning singer Donny Ray Evins seduces audiences around the world. His highlights include Two -Time Las Vegas Variety Entertainer of the Year, Headline Artist for Legends in Concert, Legends in Concert Broadway Tour, Master of Ceremony and Bass Singer for Buck Ram’s recording group “The Platters,” International Television Appearances, Headline artist at Casinos, Night Clubs, Corporate Events and Five Star Cruise Lines.
Donny’s early endeavors were in sports. Where at the age of ten he was the Junior Olympic and New Mexico State Judo champion. Out of High School, he received a full Gymnastics scholarship to the University of New Mexico. Donny ended his Sports career as Captain of the Cal-State Fullerton gymnastics team, where he achieved the status of NCAA Fifth Ranked All-American. He went on to star in two Olympic commercials. Donny also holds a 1980 Guinness Book World Record.
Donny Ray decided singing was his goal. That decision eventually led him to Las Vegas, where he was introduced to the internationally acclaimed singing group, “The Platters”. For two years Donny toured the world with the Platters as the groups Bass Singer, and Master of Ceremony. Donny then studied the impeccable style of Nat King Cole. Donny’s smooth bass baritone voice and warm stage presence landed him a contract with “Legends in Concert”. Donny starred in Legend’s Broadway Tour. He won the Las Vegas Newcomer Award and is a Two - Time Las Vegas Variety Entertainer of the year.
Donny took up residence in Australia for 11 years. While there He developed two award winning shows, “Unforgettable” and “Unchained Soul”. Donny has performed on many television shows including, The Midday Show, Good Morning Australia, The Melbourne’s Tonight Live Show and Brisbane’s Lord Mayor Christmas Carols. Along the way, Donny Ray won the South Pacific International Songwriting Contest, and was nominated twice for an Australian MO Awards, for Best Male Vocal Performer. Donny Ray Evins performs both of his award-winning shows as a Guess Entertainer on Five Star Cruise Lines worldwide.