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Join Ethan Russell as he takes you on a magical, behind-the-scenes journey through rock ‘n roll history.


Filled with personal stories, music and over 350 images, Ethan’s 2-hour live show ensures that you, too, get to relive this incredible era from The Best Seat in the House.


From his first shoot of Mick Jagger for a 1968 cover for Rolling Stone magazine to the final performance of The Beatles, high atop Apple Records, his mesmerizing life story covers two tumultuous decades of shooting musical legends.


Audiences and musicians alike rave about The Best Seat in the House and Ethan Russell:

• “A brilliant evening.”

• “Simply mesmerizing…What a wonderful night.”

• “Without a doubt one of the most unique and memorable shows in recent years.” — Gavin Farmer, Artistic Director, Festival Place, Edmonton, Canada

• “The photographs are great. Just great.” — John Lennon

• “A thoughtful man with a blinding vision.” — Keith Richards

• “An artist. His photographs look ready to put in the National Gallery.” —  Pete Townshend


Often, The Best Seat in the House is accompanied by a gallery showing of his work, and Ethan is available to personally sign prints.


Ethan is also available for Corporate Events, as his traditional 2-hour show can be adapted to the needs of any venue. A rare and one-of-a-kind experience, clients, employees and business partners will enjoy this engaging trip through rock and roll history because it transcends the ages.


To learn more about The Best Seat in the House or to arrange a gallery show or Corporate Event, visit the Contact page.





The Villages, FL


Newmark5 Theater

Portland, OR

Rose Theatre Brampton

Brampton, ON, Canada

Harris Center for the Arts

Folsom, CA USA

Festival Place

Edmonton, Canada


Key City Theatre,

Cranbrook, BC, Canada

Capitol Theatre

North Bay, ON, Canada

Proctors Theater

Schenectady NY USA

Grand Theatre, Kingston

ON, Canada

Sun Valley Center for the Arts

Ketchum, ID USA

  Annenberg / Photosynthesis

Los Angeles USA

Algonquin Theatre

Huntsville, Canada

Shenkman Arts Centre

 Ottawa, Canada

Sunset Center

Carmel, California USA


Oakville Centre

Toronto, Canada

Richmond Hill Centre

Toronto, Canada

Festival Place

Edmonton, Canada