Leading Tribute Artists To Portray Legends Elvis, Steven Tyler, Dolly Parton, Stevie Wonder, and Britney Spears
May 14, 2012, Myrtle Beach, S.C. — Legends in Concert® Myrtle Beach officials announced the summer lineup for the leading tribute artist show today.
The new set of tribute artists—who will perform from now through September 2nd —will portray Elvis, Steven Tyler, Dolly Parton, Stevie Wonder, and Britney Spears.
Stephen Freeman, winner of the 2012 Elvis Cruise Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest preliminary, recently debuted at Legends in Concert Myrtle Beach portraying Elvis Presley. Freeman, hailing from Winston-Salem, NC, brings his tribute to the King of Rock N Roll through June 2nd. Victor Trevino, Jr., recent winner of the Las Vegas Ultimate Elvis preliminary on Freemont St., takes Freeman’s place on June 4th in a triumphant return to the Myrtle Beach stage for a show-stopping summer run.
Local talent, Karen Donaldson, offers up her breathtaking rendition of the Dolly Parton for the summer. Donaldson recently performed all of Dolly’s hits and some special surprises for Legends in Atlantic City, NJ. This will be Karen’s first appearance along the Grand Strand. Chris Van Dahl, former lead singer of the L.A. Guns, brings the swagger of Steven Tyler to the Myrtle Beach stage this summer. Van Dahl bears an uncanny resemblance to the Aerosmith singer. He will cover all of Aerosmith’s greatest hits in a set that is sure to please any hard rock enthusiast.
Stevie Wonder tribute, Bobby Brooks, also joins the summer line-up as a seasoned Legends performer. Fans can expect all of Stevie’s hits including “I Just Called to Say I Love You”, “My Cherie Amour,” and many more. Rounding out the summer line-up is Katie Murdock as Britney Spears. Legends’ guests will be guaranteed a super-charged, high-energy set from the Spears tribute nightly.
“We take pride in bringing only A-team tribute artists to our stage and this summer is certain to please music fans spanning many generations’” said Jason Aiesi, general manager for Legends in Concert. “Audiences will be blown away by the intense, energetic musical tributes we are offering up this summer!” “We strive to give our fans the best in classic legends and spice it up with new acts. This will be the first time a Steven Tyler tribute will rock our stage in Myrtle Beach. We are excited to bring American Idol and Aerosmith fans a taste of Boston’s renowned bad-boy rocker this summer!”
The Legends in Concert Myrtle Beach summer performance schedule is as follows:
Now – Sept. 2nd, 2012
The new 600-seat Legends in Concert theater at Myrtle Beach’s Broadway at the Beach was completed in mid-March 2011 after more than $2 million worth of renovations. It has a projected stage with seating surrounding on three sides; state-of-the-art production lighting; side stage monitors for close-up views from every seat; and programmable colored LED lighting accents in the lobby. It will also have nearly 50 V.I.P. table booths seats available.
To receive additional information about Legends in Concert and ticket availability, visit www.legendsinconcert.com or call 800-960-7469.
About Legends in Concert
Celebrating its 29th year, “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 in numerous cities including Myrtle Beach, S.C., Branson, Mo., Atlantic City, N.J., Foxwoods, CT, Waikiki, HI and on the high seas onboard the Norwegian EPIC.
For more information: www.legendsinconcert.com
Contact: Jason Aiesi, General Manager
(843) 839-6671 or email [email protected]