Live Tribute Show Returns for the Sixth Consecutive Year
Featuring Star-studded Lineup of America’s Favorite Performers
MASHANTUCKET, CT (March 24, 2014) – “Legends in Concert,” the pioneer of live tribute shows, returns to Foxwoods® Resort Casino, the largest resort casino in North America, for its sixth consecutive summer appearance and eighth season overall since 2009. Featuring some of the most talented and celebrated live tribute artists, the six-week long program will begin on Tuesday, July 22 and continue through Sunday, August 31, with an all-star cast including some of Foxwoods’ favorite performers.
Tickets to the “World’s Greatest Live Tribute Show” are $30 and $40, and are available for purchase now at www.foxwoods.com or by calling the Foxwoods’ Box Office at 800-200-2882, Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000, or in-person by visiting the box office. Child, group rates, and packages are also available.
The original and largest live celebrity tribute show in the world, “Legends in Concert” is celebrating over 30 years of entertaining around the world. Beginning in 1983 as a limited six-week engagement in Las Vegas, “Legends” has since entertained millions of people and earned prestigious entertainment industry awards including the International Press Association’s “Show of Shows.” The show and its principal cast members have also been featured on major television networks including FOX, ABC, BBC, and MTV.
Returning to the Fox Theater stage this summer will be the always popular Bill Cherry as the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, and the electrifying Corey Melton as The King of Pop, Michael Jackson. Newcomers to Foxwoods stage are J.C. Brando as Grammy winning songstress Adele, Paul Eve as the Man In Black, Johnny Cash, and Cookie Watkins, with her high energy performance as Tina Turner.
“We are thrilled ‘Legends in Concert’ has been invited once again to return to Foxwoods and entertain its guests all summer long,” said Brian Brigner, Chief Operating Officer of On Stage Enterprises, producers of ‘Legends’. “This is an incredibly talented cast, and this may be the best show and experience we have ever delivered to our Northeastern region fans.”
Over 300,000 fans have flocked to Foxwoods to enjoy the show in “Legends In Concert’s” six-year history in the Fox Theater; repeatedly shattering the all-time attendance record for any live entertainment attraction at the resort casino. The “Legends” summer 2014 production will feature shows every Tuesday through Saturday at 8 p.m., every Sunday at 7:30 p.m., and matinee performances each Wednesday at 1 p.m. The show will be dark on Mondays (except for August 4) and also dark on Thursday, July 31 and Saturday, August 2. Please visit www.foxwoods.com for a complete schedule.
Other upcoming Foxwoods entertainment includes:
Julio Iglesias—May 2
Bill Maher—May 4
Alice in Chains—May 10
Bill Engvall- April 12
Miley Cyrus – April 25
Don Rickles- April 26
Diana Ross—June 22
Jerry Seinfeld- July 26
Jay Mohr – March 29
TruTV Impractical Jokers Tour- May 10
Jo Koy – May 17
About Foxwoods ® Resort Casino
Foxwoods Resort Casino is one of the premier entertainment destinations in the Northeast. As the largest resort casino in North America, Foxwoods offers a vast array of gaming in six casinos; AAA Four-Diamond hotels, restaurants from gourmet to express, world-renowned spas, awarding-winning golf, state-of-the-art theaters, and exclusive retailers. Perfect for both recreation and business, Foxwoods provides modern and versatile convention and meeting space to infuse new life into any meeting or event. Foxwoods Resort Casino is owned and operated by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation. For a comprehensive look at Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation visit Foxwoods.com.
About Legends in Concert®
Celebrating their special 30th anniversary, “Legends in Concert” is a live musical celebration featuring the world’s greatest celebrity tribute artists. The product is owned and operated by Las Vegas based On Stage Enterprises, LLC Widely recognized in the entertainment industry as the original celebrity tribute show, “Legends in Concert” has not only performed throughout the United States, but the show has traveled to 15 countries on five continents, entertaining more than 25 million fans. It currently operates numerous fixed-based, touring, limited-term and private engagements of “Legends” throughout the world. In addition to Las Vegas, “Legends” is presented year-round and seasonally in numerous cities including Myrtle Beach, SC; Branson, MO, Foxwoods, CT; Niagara Falls; Long Island, NY; Coushatta, LA; Waikiki, HI and on the high seas onboard the Norwegian EPIC. For more information: www.legendsinconcert.com