Clint Nievar as Jake Blues
Clint Nievar starts a new chapter in his entertainment career as he takes the role of Jake Blues head on with all the fierceness and intensity of the original man himself.
Clint is a 17 year veteran of the business with formal training in singing, acting, and dancing. Hailing from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma where he took ballet, tap, and jazz lessons since the age of 14 and moving to the Branson area straight out of high-school in 2001. He has graced the stage of many legendary shows in town including The WELK Show and Stuck on the 70’s show. Later in his career Clint was hired at Silver Dollar City where he worked for 12 years in productions such as A Dickens Christmas Carol, Echo Hollow, The Silver Dollar Saloon, and finished his run with the company with Its a Wonderful Life.
Clint has also worked alongside Debbie Boone, Jerry Van Dike, Ed McMann and even had the chance to be side kick comedian to the one and only Yakov Smirnoff for whom he wrote comedy for over two years.
There is no other role that Clint would rather do than the role of Joliet Jake Blues at Legends in Concert.
Justin Sassanella as Elwood Blues
Originally from Auburn Indiana, Justin is no stranger to the Branson stage. He has performed in numerous fan favorite shows over the years such as: The 12 Irish Tenors, Shake Rattle and Roll, Magnificent 7 Variety Show, Broadway the Star Spangled Celebration, A Dickens Christmas Carol, Christmas Wonderland and others. Other credits include being a featured vocalist for Carnival Cruise Lines and Oceana Cruise Lines throughout the world. Justin is also Co-Producer and Co-Owner of the award winning show “Forever Young,” which is currently touring the country and being performed on cruise ships around the globe.
Justin is ecstatic for the opportunity to step into the role of Elwood Blues for Legends in Concert alongside his longtime friend Clint Nievar as Jake Blues.