|Musical Theatre, Comedy, Theater, Special Attractions, Tributes and Nostalgia|
|Popular, Country and Folk|
|Jazz, Blues, Gospel and Swing|
|Classical and Chamber|
|Family and Kids' Shows|
A rock musical which takes you back to the disco era of one of the best pop bands in history, ABBA. ABBAMANIA features nine incredible musicians and singers which are the main highlights of this musical. ABBAMANIA perform 21 of ABBA's hits, with all the costume changes, choreography, a live band, back-up singers and big studio sound. For all the ABBA fans, there are two shows you should see this year… Mama Mia a play which features the music of ABBA and ABBAMANIA which recreates ABBA in concert! Both shows are fantastic!
» Banu Gibson
Banu Gibson and The New Orleans Hot Jazz have performed at The Hollywood Bowl twice and were a star attraction with the Boston Pops for their millennium New Years Eve. Banu is one of the best entertainers and singers around. An evening with Banu and her band features songs by Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, Fats Waller, and George Gershwin.
» Chicago Brass Quintet
As Chicagos original brass quintet, these five virtuosi possess the technical and musical mastery needed to perform music of all periods and styles with equal aplomb. The Chicago Brass Quintet brings style, grace, dazzling technique and humor to every performance. "Virtuoso Brass" - the music of Vivaldi, Bach, DeFalla, Ewazen and Copland. "Brass & Gospel" - joined by the Brown Singers Gospel Quintet for an evening of traditional American and gospel music with brass. "Brass & Organ" - the quintet joins forces with organist Paul Vander Weele in works by Stanley, Purcell, Strauss, Widor, Vienre and McCabe. "A Night in London" - featuring music of The Beatles, Manhattan Transfer, Andrew Lloyd Weber, Handel, William Boyce, Gustav Holst and more.
» Dave Bennett's, "Benny Goodman Salute" and "Clarinet Swing Kings"
Dave Bennett's, "Benny Goodman Salute" and "Clarinet Swing Kings" Only "twenty-something!" (born 1984)… Dave with his All-Star Septet play Goodman's big hits and "swing-era" classics: Moonglow, I've Got Rhythm, Body and Soul, Slipped Disc, Sing, Sing, Sing and many others. Dave Bennett is a jaw dropping clarinet prodigy who brings to life the music of "The King of Swing" with incredible technique, expression and sensitivity. Vocals made famous by such Goodman singers as Peggy Lee and Helen Forrest are brought to life by jazz singer, Carol McCartney.
» James Dapogny
James Dapogny's Chicago Jazz Band is small band swing at its most stylish. Specializing in authentic and spirited classic jazz, music from the first 50 years of jazz history, Dapogny's band plays turn-of-the-century ragtime, New Orleans and Chicago Jazz of the 1920s, and small-band swing of the 1930s and early '40s. Dapogny's tasteful arrangements, combined with James' dry sense of humor make for an evening of great fun.
» Juice Newton
Spend an evening with the "Queen of Hearts," "Angel of the Morning" or "The Sweetest Thing." This Grammy Award winning artist takes the audience on an emotion-filled ride from the soul searing "Hurt" to the rollicking "Loves Been A Little Bit Hard On Me," to the plea of "Break It To Me Gently."
» Marcus Belgrave
Marcus Belgrave is Detroit's internationally recognized jazz trumpet great. He is acclaimed not only for his great technical virtuosity, soulful tone and seemingly limitless improvisational creativity, but also for an on stage persona that exudes warmth and joy in music making. An original member of the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, his performances of Louis Armstrong's trumpet classics follow the general stylistic shape of the jazz legend's approach, with a personalized "Belgrave" interpretation and nuance. As a singer, Belgrave's low and gravelly voice exudes a "Satchmo-like" quality that comes naturally, evoking Armstrong's sound, spirit and warmth with uncanny ease. Vocalist, Joan Bow, captures the spirit of the many singers that Louis Armstrong worked with such as, Ella Fitzgerald, Dinah Washington and Billie Holiday.
» Michael Andrew and Swingerhead
Led by band leader-singer-songwriter Michael Andrew, these cats are making people swing! The dynamic show mesh 50's kitsch with the raw energy of the 90's club scene from Florida, California and New York, combining tunes from Frank Sinatra and others with originals. Catch Michael soon starring on Broadway in The Nutty Professor!
» "Night Fever"-The Bee Gees Tribute
"Night Fever"-The Bee Gees Tribute is the largest production of the Bee Gees in the world. This all Canadian cast has been touring for the past ten years, from Disneyland to Russia, recreating the look and sound of the Bee Gees. Capturing a full history of the Bee Gees, "Night Fever" includes songs from "To Love Somebody," "Massachusetts," I Got to Get A Message," "I Started A Joke," "Jive Talking," "More Than A Woman," "Nite Fever," "You Should Be Dancing," "Tragedy," "Stayin’ Alive.," and many more.
» Oh What A Night - Musical Tribute to Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons
A celebration and tribute to the music of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons.
You'll be singing along in your seats to this high-energy musical revue including everyone’s favorite songs of the 50's, 60's and 70's.
» Supreme Reflections - A Tribute to Diana Ross and The Supremes
A loving tribute to the music of Diana Ross & The Supremes. The music of Motown is ever enduring and you'll be singing along and dancing in the aisles to the timeless music of the world's most popular and beloved female vocal groups.
» The Chenille Sisters
The Chenilles' voices ring strong and clear as ever as they mingle alongside the musical might of a symphony, And their singular songwriting, with its poetry, emotion and wry wit, holds its own just as well. Featuring scores of songs from their contemporary repertoire, plus some energetic Swing arrangements, it brilliantly showcases classic Chenille harmony and humor.
» "Yesterday: A Tribute to The Beatles"
Relive the incredible excitement of the most influential rock group in the history of pop music, when the #1 Beatles tribute act in the world, YESTERDAY, recreates the historic performances of the Beatles on The Ed Sullivan Show, at The Hollywood Bowl and at Shea Stadium with their "Magical Mystery Tour" of the Beatles career from 1964 to 1974. These four artists have thrilled audiences worldwide with their convincing and accurate portrayal of John, Paul, George and Ringo. The power of the Beatles recordings and concerts forever changed the perception of popular music in this country and the rest of the world beginning with their first appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show. The first act of this revolutionary show focuses on the early years and the second act of the show chronicles their amazing career from the Sargent Pepper era on. Complete with several costume changes, witty stage banter, vintage film footage and their exciting vocals and musicianship, YESTERDAY transports the audience back to a bygone era of peace and love. Also available is THE LEGENDS OF YESTERDAY, a loving tribute to The Everly Brothers, Buddy Holly and The Beatles all in one music-packed show. In addition they have arrangements , for full symphony orchestra for their Beatles tribute show, POPS GOES YESTERDAY.