Praying Mantis Entertainment, Steve Cermanski (PME Talent Buyer) has booked many venues on the east coast, and to name a few popular music venues, there is The Trocadero Philadelphia, CBGB New York City, Kahunaville Delaware, World Cafe Live Philadelphia, Atlantic City House Of Blues New Jersey, and Jaxx Virginia. He has worked in the music biz for over 25 years. In the 1980's , he was a lead singer, songwriter, for the hard rock band MANTIS. They had some local airplay and opened national shows. In 1982 Steve managed Grammy Award Winners "The TRAMMPS" that had the hit song "Disco Inferno" from The Saturday Night Fever Soundtrack, and on they were on a tour of Europe.

After that, Steve started Mantis Entertainment, In 2005, and worked with an Indie label as a Vice President, handling retail sales, press and bookings for the various artists. After a time, he parted ways with the title to return to his true love, LIVE SHOWS!!

PME is currently promoting local talent and always looking for new pop, ska, indie, rock, hard rock, and metal bands to work with.

Praying Mantis


Steve Cermanski, Talent Buyer of Praying Mantis Entertainment (PME) is currently booking local, regional & national shows in the Philadelphia area.

* The Trocadero Theatre, Philadelphia 

* World Cafe Live, Philadelphia

* Chaplins Music Cafe, Philadelphia

* World Cafe Live at The Queen, Delaware

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