Featuring the world’s greatest tributes to Elton John, Barbra Streisand, Bruce Springsteen, Cher and Michael Jackson
ANDERSON, IND. – March 11, 2015 – Hoosier Park Racing & Casino announced Wednesday that the longest-running independently owned production show in Las Vegas history, Legends in Concert, will dazzle audiences with its tribute spectacular in the Terrace Showroom. The world’s greatest tribute artists will perform three legendary concerts the weekend of May 8 for the very first time in the greater Indianapolis market, with performances Friday, May 8 and Saturday, May 9 at 8:30pm and Sunday, May 10 at 5pm.
With international acclaim and its storied history, Legends in Concert is known as the pioneer of live tribute shows and possesses the largest collection of tribute artists in the industry. Each universally renowned performer not only looks and sounds like the star they portray, they transform themselves through hours of practice at their craft.
“Legends in Concert is also known for their elaborate theatrical sets, magnificent costumes and full array of incredible special effects,” said Adam Kallick, Hoosier Park’s director of entertainment. “Packed with all-star talent and powerhouse vocals from some of the world’s top tribute artists, the legendary show entertains audiences of all ages. The legend-look-a-likes perform using their own natural voices, and are backed by a live band that rocks the house with vivacious back-up singers and dancers who bring the performances to life.”
Five stunning tribute artists will grace the Terrace Showroom stage. The talented Sharon Owens brings memories back as she honors the legendary Barbra Streisand with her uncanny resemblance and breathtaking vocal range of three full octaves. King of Pop, Michael Jackson, portrayed by Damian Brantley, brings signature Michael moves and melodies to the stage and audience members to their feet with numbers like “Smooth Criminal” and “Thriller.” Show revelers can hear Rus Anderson as Elton use his own live vocals to belt out fan favorites like “Crocodile Rock” and “Rocket Man”, while Joelle Righetti turns back time with her sensational portrayal of Cher. The stellar cast is completed with the incredible talents of Matt Ryan and his phenomenal tribute to the boss, Bruce Springsteen.
Since its debut at the Imperial Palace on May 5, 1983, Legends in Concert has earned entertainment industry awards for “Show of the Year,” “Entertainers of the Year,” “Grand Slam” and the prestigious “Show of Shows” awarded by the International Press Association. Today, Legends in Concert still performs to sold-out crowds on the Las Vegas strip at the Flamingo Las Vegas, as well as, Branson, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Long Island, Myrtle Beach, Niagara Falls, in Waikiki at the Royal Hawaiian Theater, on the high seas aboard the Norwegian EPIC and Norwegian PEARL. The debut of Legends in Concert at Hoosier Park has a music legend for everyone, from rock stars to the most unforgettable icons, so don’t miss your chance to be there when the stars align.
Tickets for these shows go on sale Friday, March 13 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased through Ticketmaster by calling 800-745-3000 or by visiting Ticketmaster.com. Concertgoers may also purchase directly from the box offices located in Shelby’s Gifts at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino or the Logo Shop located at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino. Club Centaur and Grand Rewards members will receive a special discount on tickets purchased at their respective box offices.
About Hoosier Park Racing & Casino: Hoosier Park Racing & Casino, a Centaur Gaming destination, holds multiple awards from industry publications for customer service, entertainment, gaming and dining. Hoosier Park Racing & Casino, a fully integrated gaming and racing facility, features 2,000 of the latest slots and electronic table games and a 7/8 mile oval horse track offering live harness racing each year. Simulcast wagering is offered year-round at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino, the Winner’s Circle Pub, Grille & OTB in Indianapolis, the Winner’s Circle Brewpub & OTB in New Haven and an off-track betting facility in Merrillville, Ind. For more information, please visit www.hoosierpark.com or www.centaurgaming.net.