NFL Star & 'The Voice' Finalist Esera Tuaolo Set For Catalina Bar & Grill

NFL Star & 'The Voice' Finalist Esera Tuaolo Set For Catalina Bar & Grill

NFL defensive tackle and The Voice finalist Esera Tuaolo is set to make his Los Angeles cabaret debut with his new show Mr. Aloha at Catalina Bar & Grill in Hollywood on Thursday, January 24, at 8:30pm, it was announced today by Chris Isaacson Presents. Tuaolo's show Mr. Aloha features heartfelt tales and video snippets of his life experiences, classic covers, and original material.

During his football career, Esera Tuaolo played defensive tackle for the Green Bay Packers, Minnesota Vikings, Jacksonville Jaguars, Atlanta Falcons, and Carolina Panthers. He won the Morris Trophy (Defense) in 1989. He considered a singing career during and after football and while with the Packers he once sang the National Anthem in full pads before a game and then immediately started in that game. He appeared on Season 13 of NBC's The Voice and was a finalist on Team Shelton. After retiring from sports in 2002, Tuaolo announced that he is gay, becoming the third former NFL player to come out. He is a strong advocate for the LGBT community, working with the NFL to combat homophobia in the league. He speaks at colleges and corporations about the pervasiveness of homophobia and helps organizational leaders create a fair and safe environment for their members and employees.

Chris Isaacson Presents (CIP) has created, produced, and promoted over 700 events since the company's founding in 2004. From small clubs to major theatres, CIP has presented some of the most influential stars of this generation. Most recently, CIP coordinated and produced an elaborate extravaganza for the new series POSE (FX Networks) at LA Pride 2018 and co-produced the Grammy Award-nominated Considering Matthew Shepard at Ford Theatres (earning CIP a proclamation from the City of West Hollywood for its work in the arts and honoring Matthew Shepard). For more information on upcoming CIP events, including singer/songwriter Steve Grand (February 12), Tony Award nominee Sam Harris (February 22 & 23), and Madam Secretary and Jersey Boys star Erich Bergen (April 24 & 25), go to

Admission for Esera Tuaolo: Mr. Aloaha is $25 $35 with VIP seating available. Doors open at 7pm for cocktail and dinner service. Minimums apply. Tickets are on sale now and may be obtained online at or or by phone at (866) 468-3399. Catalina Bar & Grill is located at 6725 W. Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, 90028.

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