“I just want to use the talents God gave me to bring joy to others. I sincerely mean what I say, do and sing.”
Todd hails from the great American mid-west state of Indiana. First and foremost he is a Christian. As he always says from stage, “I love God, Veterans and my country. In that order. I put my veterans before my country because without them, we have no country.” Todd's goal every night as he walks on stage is for everyone to forget their worries or troubles for a couple hours and enjoy themselves! His drive, along with his dynamic voice and excellent showmanship have gained him much success, including a #1 Hit, in his 18 years of performing professionally.
He is so versatile, his show can be Gospel, country, rock 'n' roll, and much more. This versatility has lead him to perform as the opening act for such rock 'n' roll legends as: Jerry Lee Lewis, Chuck Berry, Chubby Checker, The Four Tops, The Platters, Leslie Gore, Danny and the Juniors, Freddie "Boom Boom" Cannon, Diamond Dave Somerville, and The Beach Boys. He recently worked with B.J. Thomas and The Drifters! Opening for Foreigner twice was awesome too, as Todd got to do some classic rock!
On the country realm Todd has worked with such artists as: Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Ricochet, Bill Anderson, Gene Watson, John Conlee, Jeannie Seely, Janie Fricke, Ricky Van Shelton, Andy Griggs, George "Goober" Lindsey, John Michael Montgomery, Lynn Anderson, The Warren Brothers, Diamond Rio, Neil McCoy and Buddy Jewell. Most recently he added Chad Brock, Daryl Singletary, David Kersh, Rhett Akins, Trick Pony and Gretchen Wilson to his list as he performed at the Indian Summer Festival in Panama City Beach, FL.
Still on the country scene, Todd was a part of Legendsfest at Buck Lake Ranch in Angola, IN. He opened for such Grand Ole Opry legends as: "Little" Jimmy Dickens, Kitty Wells, Charlie Louvin, Jack Greene, Bobby and Johnny Wright, Jeanne Pruett, and Stonewall Jackson. The show's M.C. was Ralph Emery. On this day, Todd along with all these legends, was inducted into the Buck Lake Ranch Hall of Fame.
Todd was invited to perform at the Silverton Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, NV. He also performed at the Golden Nugget in Laughlin, NV. That same year Todd and the Band had some fun recording at legendary Sun Studio in Memphis, TN. He has also recorded a 10-song country CD in Nashville, TN.
Todd was asked to be the entertainment in the Tropical Garden Theatre at Gulf World Marine Park in Panama City Beach, FL. He performed there for 13 successful seasons! He and the FTD Band have recorded two live CD’s from there.
They also performed 5 years at The Breakers .This Las Vegas style dinner/show room has been a premier dining and entertainment venue for over 20 years in Panama City Beach.
Another fantastic venue they entertained in for five years was the Boardwalk Beach Resort, also in Panama City Beach, FL.
The summer of 2018 they return for the ninth summer to Holiday Inn Resort in Panama City Beach, FL who has hired them to be their show exclusively for resort guests!
2018 was an exciting year for This fast paced entertainer, as he opened his own 10,000 square foot, 300 seat, dinner and show room in Panama City Beach, FL called the Todd Herendeen Theatre! It has been open 3 years now!
In 2005 Todd was named “Rotarian of the Year!” He is a member of the Rotary Club of Panama City Beach, FL. Rotary is a worldwide organization of business and professional leaders that provides humanitarian service, encourages high ethical standards in all vocations, and helps build goodwill and peace in the world. Approximately 1.2 million Rotarians belong to more than 31,00 Rotary clubs located in 167 countries. Todd is so very honored to achieve this award for his “Service Above Self,” which is their motto. He tries to use his talent in very positive ways.
In 2008 Todd hosted his own television show, The Todd Allen Variety Show.
In October of 2011 Todd released the single “My Name Is America” to radio worldwide. January 6, 2012 it hit #1 on the Indie World Country Music Chart! As anyone who has seen him perform knows, Todd has always had an utmost respect for our military and considers anyone serving or who has served, true heroes! He has been a member of the Sons of The American Legion for 17 years. He and his band have always been and always will be, proud Americans. He is honored to have been chosen to sing this song. The video of the song on YouTube has gotten nearly 2 Million views!!
Every year they host their own Cruise with Carnival Cruise Lines and fans and friends from all over the country join them for 5 fun filled days at sea, where they perform 3 shows and host a VIP meet and greet!
In 2013 Todd and his crew launched “Tent Revival Of America,” A Gospel and Patriotic Music Program Reuniting God and Country. It has now grown to a 501 C3 Charity.
Todd's ability to entertain people shines in no matter what he does. His strive for excellence in his performances has made him one of the hardest working and most exciting entertainers in the world!
“I just want to use the talents God gave me to bring joy to others. I sincerely mean what I say, do and sing.” - Todd