2nd Place

The results are in and "La Chica Bonita" came in 2nd for best single under the World Fusion category with One Wold Music Radio!

So honored!  Thank you One World Music Radio!


Check out my latest interview I did with Blog Magazine "Facets of Art" out of Russia.  Click pic to read.

Check out my latest interview I did with Blog Magazine "Facets of Art" out of Russia. Click pic to read.

Click on the pic below and read an interview I did with Jazz Author Debbie Burke

The Sun Peeks Through It – Music by Victor Samalot

The Sun Peeks Through It – Music by Victor Samalot

Check out this interview I did with Jere B, host of The EntreMusician in early March 2019

INDIEcent Exposure

INDIEcent Exposure

What people are saying

 Victor was a great addition to our downtown event.  His playing is very enjoyable and we heard lots of great comments on his musicianship!  (Alex / All Together Fremont Fest - Fremont, OH - August 2018)


I would highly recommend victor for any event!  He is awesome, and brings any event to a classy level. His presence and overall vibe is wonderful!!! You won't be disappointed !!!!  (Esperanza / Port Clinton, OH - May 2018)


Victor was very professional got the crowd into the music he played on his acoustic guitar, which was a good variety. He is a very talented performer and would recommend him for any function in need of musical entertainment!  (Shelly / City of North Ridgeville, OH - May 2018)


Victor was an amazing addition to my parent's 60th bday party.  All of the guests loved his music and many got his cards so they can hire him too. Victor was professional, super friendly, accommodating and insanely talented. I would hire him for any event. He plays the Spanish guitar beautifully and for any down time plugged in his playlists (which were perfect and appropriate). (Manya - Solon, OH - June 2018)


Vic was amazing today at the Westside Flea show. I was lucky enough to have a table right in front of the stage. Even though I was tired and my feet were hurting, I couldn't resist the urge to dance. His style is melodic and captivating with still being fresh and upbeat. Can't recommend him enough! (Charlene /ArtsParadis Handcrafted Jewelry - Oberlin, OH / November 2017)


"Always happy to bring in the very best performers - Thank you Victor Samalot !! You were fantastic!" (Lakewood Community Festival)  


 Thank you for being here. People are still talking about you! They absolutely love you. I love forward to seeing you around town. (Heidi / 2017 ATHA Biennial Convention - Independence, OH - Oct 2017)


"We hired Victor for a weekend festival and glad we booked him for multiple days. He is a very talented musician and entertained countless festival-goers the whole weekend. We will definitely do business with Victor again!" (Cinco De Mayo Festival / Berea, OH)


Victor is a superior guitarist, and plays his music with passion and skill. He is also a professional businessman....responding promptly to inquiries, and making the entire process effortless. You cannot go wrong hiring Victor for your party or event. (Deanne - Goodyear Co. / Akron, OH)


Victor Samalot performed at our wedding cocktail hour on 9/23/17. I would highly recommend Victor for any upcoming events that you may have approaching. Also, I will definitely be hiring Vic again in the future for events. Victor thanks again for everything, you were amazing and definitely a crowd pleaser!! (Sharon B - Willoughby, OH - September 2017) 


I needed a solo musician to play at our fundraiser. He did an excellent job playing a variety of music, appealing to all ages. I highly recommend for your musician needs. (Sandy - OSLS / Painesville, OH - 11/2016) 


Thanks again for playing last night- Your music is beautiful! I will definitely keep you in mind for our needs and will spread the word to others I know. (Gina - North Coast Health / Cleveland, OH - 9 / 2016) 


You made my day.....love your sound! I am also enjoying my CD! It's helping with stress...thank you so much (Sunny - Wooster, OH) 


"Victor Samalot is one tasty feel guitarist who also has chops to make his compositions smoke!" (John Collinge / Progression Magazine) 


Can't say enough good things about Victor!  Music was wonderful! Everyone loved his music from our youngest to our oldest guest. Would highly recommend him to anyone and would hire him again in minute! Thanks Victor for making our event even more special with your music! (Beth - Canton, OH - 8/2016) 


Victor is an exceptional musician. I booked him for a business luncheon on August 12th. He arrived on time and played his guitar beautifully. Professional with his service and very affordable. I highly recommend him to others. (Tracy - MetroHealth Systems - 8/2016)


Thank you Victor Samalot for playing last night at The Paragon!! You were amazing!! Can't wait for you to play again soon! (Jennifer / Paragon Wine bar - Euclid, OH ) 


Victor performed at our daughters graduation party. I heard him playing in Cleveland and thought that his music was a perfect fit for our theme for the party and a soft music where people could talk and feel relaxed. Victor delivered many of our guests complemented and we're impressed with his skills. We plan on having him perform again next June at another graduation party. I highly recommend Victor. Polite, professional! (David - Hartville, OH - 6 / 2016) 


Victor was timely to communicate his participation in our event. His performance was exactly what we needed for entertainment. People gave high praise for his music and talent. (Keisha - La Placita Cleveland - 7 / 2016) 


We hired Victor Samalot to play for our daughter's wedding. He arrived early, was very professional, and played skillfully. We asked him to play Canon Pachabel for the wedding march and it was beautiful. He played both the pre -service music and the recessional. All our guests commented over and over how beautiful it was. We would highly recommend Victor and hope to work with him again in the future! (Theresa - Medina, OH - 5 / 2016) 


Victor was excellent! He is very professional and one the best guitarists I have ever heard. All of my guests raved about how good he was. (Jeanne & John / Olmsted Fall, OH) 


We hired Victor for our first inside event and what a great addition and treat for all who were lucky enough to hear him. Victor is a pleasure to work with and adjusts to his surroundings. We we're thrilled to have him be part of our celebration of Small Business Saturday. You would be very fortunate to have him be part of your event. (Cathy V.S. - Westside Flea / Westlake, OH) 


“An extremely talented musician, Victor's blend of Jazz, Latin and Improvisation makes for a great evening of music. Whether it's a solo performance or with his group Rare Blend, Victor always keeps his audience in the moment. I highly recommend getting out to a Victor Samalot show!” (Acoustic Ohio / Owner)


"Awesome music and great entertainment" (Priscilla - Giovanni's / Lyndhurst, OH) 


Victor performed this past Saturday in Olmsted Falls for our Art on the Bridge show. He always is on time and plays beautiful music for our guests. We use him as many times as possible. Great musician !! (Roy - Berea Fine Arts Club) 


"Always happy to bring in the very best performers - Thank you Victor Samalot !! You were fantastic!" (Lakewood Community Festival) 


"We hired Victor for a weekend festival and glad we booked him for multiple days. He is a very talented musician and entertained countless festival-goers the whole weekend. We will definitely do business with Victor again!" (Cinco de Mayo Festival / Berea, OH) 


"We loved Victor! Victor played background latin guitar music for our corporate event at the Zoo (about 60 attendees). Everyone raved about how nice his sound was especially for a kids-based event. Victor was professional from the start. He stayed in contact with us up until the day of the event, showed up early, was very good with our employees, and didn't even complain about the long walk from the park entrance (in 85 degree weather) to our pavilion. We have no hesitations about hiring Victor for a future event." (Kathy / KS Associates - Elyria, OH)


"You are a club and staff favorite! – You’ll be back for sure!" (Shale Creek Golf - Medina, OH) 


We love having him at our events because he comes well prepared and plays beautiful music. You can't go wrong in choosing this guitarist. He interacted with everyone, and played so well. I would recommend him for any event. (Jenna / SIFCO ASC - Independence, OH) 


"Thank you Victor for a beautiful night last Monday with my group at Ventos!!! Your music is amazing!" (Cindy / Cleveland Wine Club) 


Victor your a real gem. It's people like you that make this roller coaster of a business really worth it. You are also on my cancel list and hugs to you and your family until I see you again. Peace my friend. Thank you!! ( Liz! / Eastland Inn - Berea, OH) 


Victor always packs the house at Vento. Thanks for another fabulous Thursday night.  (Di De Rubba / Vento La Trattoria)