Also Performs As:Mentalist / Mind Reader Country:United States Based In:Chicago, Illinois Performs: Worldwide From:$5000
Rates at $5K to $45K, best in the world, a true original, winner of 2021 DUNNINGER AWARD, seen on the TODAY SHOW, 20/20 and THE VIEW, SIDNEY meshes piano skills & mind reading to intuitively sense your song then play it on the piano!! SIDNEY is "the psychic of sound."
SIDNEY is the recipient of the 2021 DUNNINGER AWARD, the top prize in mentalism, akin to the OSCAR in the magical arts, previous winners being the likes of Uri Geller, Derren Brown, and The Amazing Kreskin. SIDNEY is the original and only true MUSICAL MENTALIST, combining a virtuosic mindreading ability with world-class concert quality piano skills. 29 years experience. 100% guaranteed to thrill or your money back. As seen on the TODAY SHOW and THE VIEW, the CHICAGO TRIBUNE says he is "the master of all things psychic." I ON THE SCENE magazine calls him "the greatest psychic entertainer in Ame
... rica." Hoda Kotb of the TODAY SHOW exclaims, "We love Sidney!" You will too. Three things set Sidney Friedman apart from all other entertainers: 1) His performance makes everyone feel special. He literally elevates an entire crowd as if he is speaking to each person individually. 2) Sidney and his staff are the easiest, most professional people to work with. Sidney doesn't want you satisfied. He wants you thrilled!!! 3) Friedman customizes each presentation so your theme, concepts and goals are an integral part of the show. Many performers offer this, but their customization is usually cursory. Sidney REALLY customizes his shows in a way that truly connects.
Reviews (14 Reviews)
the musical mentalist SIDNEY Friedman - Mentalist / Mind Reader - Chicago, IllinoisEvent Location: Winfield, ILEvent Type: Birthday Party3rd December 2022
ACTUAL GOOGLE REVIEW: "We hired Sidney for my mothers 90th birthday party and he was, in a word, AMAZING! We spent 14 hours in a car between Illinois and NJ trying to deconstruct his many “tricks”, and each time we thought we had an “ah-ha, that’s how he did it!” moment, we quickly realized that it was not that easy. AMAZING is the only word I have to describe the show he put on for our group. You will not be disappointed!"
Reviewed by:Mike Haener
the musical mentalist SIDNEY Friedman - Mentalist / Mind Reader - Chicago, IllinoisEvent Location: Dallas, TXEvent Type: corporate event2nd December 2022
ACTUAL GOOGLE REVIEW: "Sidney is a 5-star performer! We hired Sidney to entertain at the Lifespace home office holiday parties this year and it was an outstanding experience. He is an astute performer and connects with the crowd in a way I've not seen before. He left our team members in awe for weeks and it's holiday party that will not be forgotten. I highly recommend anyone looking for an exceptional performance and wonderful entertainment, to contact Sidney!"
Reviewed by:Elisabeth Battles
the musical mentalist SIDNEY Friedman - Mentalist / Mind Reader - Chicago, IllinoisEvent Location: Chicago, ILEvent Type: Corporate Event12th April 2022
ACTUAL GOOGLE REVIEW: "We hired Sidney for our Chamber of Commerce event and all I have to say is WOW. You will not experience anyone like Sidney. The entire room was continuously shocked and impressed by his gifts. He is one busy guy so if you are even THINKING about booking him- DO IT NOW! Not to mention, his manager Richard was an absolute pleasure to work with making everything smooth and easy."
Reviewed by:Alyssa Lombardo
the musical mentalist SIDNEY Friedman - Mentalist / Mind Reader - Chicago, IllinoisEvent Location: Madison, WIEvent Type: corporate event8th December 2021
ACTUAL GOOGLE REVIEW: "Sidney was absolutely mind blowing. Wow! My company party was amazing all because Sidney was the featured main event. Would highly recommend to any company party. Two thumbs up and a standing ovation."
Reviewed by:Amber S
the musical mentalist SIDNEY Friedman - Mentalist / Mind Reader - Chicago, IllinoisEvent Location: Denver, COEvent Type: corporate event7th October 2021
ACTUAL GOOGLE REVIEW:
"Sidney recently performed at our corporate Board of Directors Christmas celebration ~ I'm still receiving outstanding compliments a month later on a daily basis! His show is mystical and engaging, with a touch of laughter and song; what an amazing talent and you wake the next morning still in awe trying to figure out "how did he do that?" Don't doubt any of the superb reviews you read, he is the real deal! Professional from the booking process through the engagement and follow up, both he and his agent, Richard, are a pleasure to work with. Everyone is asking me "how are you going to top this year's entertainment next year", honestly, I don't have a clue, but will definitely be reaching out to bring Sidney back for future events!! He is an amazing entertainer, very kind and does his homework about your organization, acknowledging the guests in the room. Sidney, a grateful thank you to you ~ the evening was festive and fabulous!!"
Reviewed by:Pam Leone
the musical mentalist SIDNEY Friedman - Mentalist / Mind Reader - Chicago, IllinoisEvent Location: Chicago, ILEvent Type: corporate event14th August 2021
ACTUAL GOOGLE REVIEW: "My company hired Sidney as entertainment for a corporate event, and he is by far the best entertainer we have ever hired. We told him the event was a standing and mingling type event, and he knew exactly what to do. He walked through the crowd, wowing everyone, and even stumped some of our more skeptical employees. He was also super easy to work with, extremely communicative, and catered specifically to our event with personalized posters and media. I can't wait for the next event we have so we can hire him again. Can't recommend enough!"
Reviewed by:Amy Maniscalco
the musical mentalist SIDNEY Friedman - Mentalist / Mind Reader - Chicago, IllinoisEvent Location: Chicago, ILEvent Type: charity fundraising ball14th July 2021
ACTUAL GOOGLE REVIEW:
"I'm not sure I can say enough good things about Sidney!! We hired Sidney to be the entertainment at our annual Charity Event. Someone mentioned to me that they had seen him the year before at a different Fundraiser and raved about how amazing he was. I decided to send an email for more information and received a call within a few minutes from Sidney's booking agent Richard. Oh Richard! He was an absolute pleasure to work with! Overall Richard and Sidney helped every step of the way. Fast forward to the event... nothing short of brilliant! 2 weeks later I am still receiving calls and emails saying how wonderful Sidney was and asking, "How did he do that"?!?! I definitely recommend booking him for your next event!"
Reviewed by:Cathie Muraski
the musical mentalist SIDNEY Friedman - Mentalist / Mind Reader - Chicago, IllinoisEvent Location: St. Louis, MOEvent Type: country club event10th April 2021
ACTUAL GOOGLE REVIEW:
"I had used Sidney Friedman a couple times at a country club I managed in the Chicago area. His performances were so strong I knew he would be perfect for our first live entertainment since the pandemic. Sidney performed two shows in one night for our Westborough Country Club in St. Louis. His staff was very easy to work with, and has thorough follow up.. Sidney knocked it out of the park on both shows and our members could not have been happier. The Members were blown away by his abilities as a mentalists and even the biggest doubters were believers by the end of the shows. I really liked the away he personalized the show to our club and displayed a keen since of humor and timing throughout. Even after performing back to back shows Sidney stayed after and talked to the many members who could not get enough. After the show a couple members booked Sidney for their private functions and I am sure Members are asking us to have him back again. We surely will!"
Reviewed by:Jim Capek, general manager
the musical mentalist SIDNEY Friedman - Mentalist / Mind Reader - Chicago, IllinoisEvent Location: Chicago, ILEvent Type: law firm holiday event22nd December 2020
ACTUAL GOOGLE REVIEW:
"Sidney performed live for our office Holiday party last year and performed for us again this year (just last night) on Zoom. Both times were phenomenal, and he really knows how to entertain and engage with the entire crowd even through your computer screen. In such a weird time with limited options for office or group events, he really contributed to making our holiday party spectacular. His show is even adaptable to your needs, so he can make it both child and adult friendly (and work appropriate)! Highly recommended for any type of group party or entertainment (birthday, corporate, family and the like)! Thanks again, Sidney! You rock!"
Reviewed by:Shay Formanek
the musical mentalist SIDNEY Friedman - Mentalist / Mind Reader - Chicago, IllinoisEvent Location: New York, NYEvent Type: corporate event12th November 2019
ACTUAL GOOGLE REVIEW: "Absolutely amazing. Everyone was mesmerized. I do not know how he did what he did. It was stunning and magical. We had a room filled with people from age 7- 70 and everyone was equally stunned. After the party everyone talked about it for weeks. It was truly amazing. The best party ever. The guy is a magician, socerer, wizard, entertainer, all wrapped in one. The greatest entertainment I have seen, timeless and ageless."
Reviewed by:Marci Kulbak
the musical mentalist SIDNEY Friedman - Mentalist / Mind Reader - Chicago, IllinoisEvent Location: Chicago, ILEvent Type: corporate event15th September 2019
ACTUAL GOOGLE REVIEW: "We just had Sidney entertain at a client event. We had over 200 people in the room and Sydney was amazing. He even took the time to work in things about our company into his performance. The clients loved it! Our only problem is trying to come with entertainment next year that could compete with Sydney’s performance."
Reviewed by:Todd Rollins
the musical mentalist SIDNEY Friedman - Mentalist / Mind Reader - Chicago, IllinoisEvent Location: Nashville, TNEvent Type: charity gala14th September 2019
ACTUAL GOOGLE REVIEW: "Sidney performed at [our] fundraising event. ... Emails continue to fly in telling me what a spectacular job he did. I have lost sleep trying to figure out how he performed the spectacular feats he did. What I even enjoyed even more than his performance was his heartfelt commitment to our work ... the ease in working with him ... the support he gave me in promoting our event. He understood what we were trying to accomplish and built in commentary about our work throughout his performance ... helping the audience to better understand the importance of what we do. The end result is that we raised significantly more in donations than we had expected ... and everyone left feeling they got more than their money’s worth. I/we could not have been happier and are already planning a repeat visit by this master of entertainment."
Reviewed by:Avi Poster
the musical mentalist SIDNEY Friedman - Mentalist / Mind Reader - Chicago, IllinoisEvent Location: Chicago, ILEvent Type: wedding25th August 2019
ACTUAL GOOGLE REVIEW: "Sidney is Fantastic! He MC'ed and entertained our wedding and we could not be happier. Our guests were WOWed by his skills and everyone left amazed, asking each other, "how does he do that?" Plus, he was genuinely a terrific person and dealing with Sidney and his team was seamless. We cannot recommend Sidney enough... he made our wedding so special and memorable... thanks Sidney!"
Reviewed by:Mitch Padnos
the musical mentalist SIDNEY Friedman - Mentalist / Mind Reader - Chicago, IllinoisEvent Location: St. Charles, ILEvent Type: corporate event12th August 2019
ACTUAL GOOGLE REVIEW: "Sidney performed at our law firm retreat. He was absolutely fantastic! Everyone was in shock as he performed one incredible feat after the next. He was extremely entertaining. You will not be disappointed if you have him performing at your event. Thanks for the great show Sidney!"
Reviewed by:Bill Schwartz
3 THINGS set SIDNEY apart from all other choices: 1) His performance makes EVERYONE feel special. He literally elevates an entire crowd as if he is speaking to each person individually. 2) Sidney and his staff are the easiest, most professional people to work with. Sidney doesn't want you satisfied. He wants you WOWED!!! 3) As seen on the TODAY SHOW, 20/20 and THE VIEW, Sidney's show not only is entertainment but he EXPLAINS the art of perception and intuition. Plus, your audience will feel charged up and ENERGIZED with a new understanding of life and the world, BONDING your team toge
... ther. PLUS, uniquely and exclusively, you will see Sidney's "Music Mind Reading" where you think of specific songs, Friedman then senses them and plays them on the piano or guitar (SEE OUR VIDEOS). In addition, SIDNEY FRIEDMAN customizes each presentation so your theme, concepts and goals are an integral part of the entertainment experience.
29 years performing for Fortune 100's, Fortune 500's, celebrity events, charity galas, social events, and more, including for American Express, HP, United Airlines, McDonald's, Baxter, Morgan Stanley, Allstate, Wells Fargo, Harris BMO, Flexera, Aflac, Attunity, Quaker Oats, and hundreds more.
Anniversary PartyAwards CeremonyBar / Bat MitzvahBirthday Party (Adult)Bridal ShowerCasinosCharity / Fundraising EventChristmas PartyClub PartyCocktail Party / Drinks ReceptionCommunity EventConcerts / ToursConference / MeetingCorporate EventCruise ShipsDinner PartyEngagement PartyFestival / Outdoor EventGraduation PartyGrand Opening PartyHalloween PartyHanukkah CelebrationHigh School ReunionHoliday / Theme ParksHotel EventJewish WeddingNew Year's Eve PartyNightclub EventPrivate PartyProduct Launch / PromotionProm NightRetirement PartySchool EventSocial ClubTheaters / StageTrade Show / ExhibitionsUniversity / College EventVirtual EventWedding Cocktail/Drinks ReceptionWedding Reception
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Live from SIDNEY's 4-camera ZOOM studio, experience the most interactive, captivating online show you'll ever be a part of. This is not some static Zoom experience, as it breaks the boundaries of virtual engagement. You will be amazed and entertained just as if you're experiencing Sidney's mind reading and mind power skills live in person.
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