LAS VEGAS, Nov. 5, 2018 – The award-winning cast of Legends in Concert, the longest-running show in Las Vegas at Flamingo Las Vegas, has a lot to celebrate this season. The iconic show commemorates its 35th Anniversary, being named “Production Show of the Year” by the Casino Entertainment Awards and, the return of its annual holiday show Monday, Nov. 19 through Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018.
This year’s show will pay tribute to Aretha Franklin, Bruce Springsteen, Bruno Mars and Garth Brooks and, keeping with the show’s annual holiday tradition, local youth choirs and performing arts groups have also been invited to perform in the holiday production, providing young Las Vegas talent with an opportunity to perform on the historic stage in the Donny and Marie Showroom.
Just as the Radio City Rockettes have become synonymous with the holiday season in New York City, the annual holiday show at Legends in Concert has become part of the season’s festivities in Las Vegas. A dynamic blockbuster opening number begins the festivities with Brian Setzer Orchestra’s rendition of “Jingle Bells.” For the big finale, the entire cast will perform “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year” and the Legends band brings music memories to life with a sensational tribute to the Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s “Christmas Eve in Sarajevo” (“Carol of the Bells”) that brings the magic of the season to Las Vegas.
Denita Asbury pays her “Respect” to the late, great Aretha Franklin with her amazing tribute to the Queen of Soul and will bring “Oh Holy Night” to the stage. Matt Ryan brings his “Hungry Heart” to the Boss with an uncanny performance as Bruce Springsteen, and will rock the house with “Santa Claus Is Coming to Town.” The “Thunder Rolls” with Dean Simmons’ portrayal of country music icon Garth Brooks while he will also “Go Tell It On The Mountain” with a classic holiday medley. And lastly, Bruno Mars, portrayed by Isaiah, will bring his “Uptown Funk” to the stage and then mesmerize the audience with his interpretation of “I’ll Be Home for Christmas.”
For more than three decades, “Legends in Concert” has proudly entertained more than 6.6 million Las Vegas visitors and residents, produced over 19,000 performances on the Las Vegas Strip and performed to more than 35 million fans worldwide.
This very special holiday production at Legends in Concert begins Nov. 19 and continues through December 30. In honor of the show’s 35th anniversary, a special $35 ticket is available by using the code LC35. Tickets are on sale at all Caesars Entertainment box offices or by calling 702-777-2782. For additional information visit www.flamingolasvegas.com or www.legendsinconcert.com or follow us on Twitter @LegendsConcert and Instagram @LegendsInConcertLV or Facebook @LegendsInConcert.
ABOUT LEGENDS IN CONCERT:
Legends in Concert is celebrating 35 years of success this year, and claims the title of longest-running production show in Las Vegas. Owned and operated by On Stage Enterprises, LLC, Legends in Concert debuted at Imperial Palace Hotel and Casino in 1983 and later moved to Flamingo Las Vegas and Casino in 2013 in conjunction with the show’s 30-year anniversary. Initially introduced as a limited six week engagement, this Las Vegas staple now performs 10 shows a week, year round in the historic Donny and Marie Showroom, recently voted best showroom by Review Journal’s Best of Las Vegas. 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 tribute artists 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. In addition to Las Vegas, On Stage produces Legends shows in such markets as Atlantic City, Branson, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Long Island, Myrtle Beach, Niagara Falls, in Waikiki at the Royal Hawaiian Theater, Melbourne, Australia, and on the high seas aboard the Norwegian PEARL. Connect with Legends in Concert on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. www.legendsinconcert.com
ABOUT FLAMINGO LAS VEGAS
Located in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, Flamingo Las Vegas is a true desert oasis. The center-Strip resort features more than 3,500 guest rooms and suites, including the FAB rooms and the award-winning Flamingo GO Rooms and Mini Suites. Celebrating its 70th anniversary at the end of 2016, the historic hotel-casino is home to a sprawling 15-acre pool and wildlife habitat complete with waterfalls, mature island vegetation and tropical wildlife, three distinctive pools including the adult GO Pool Dayclub, and several outdoor wedding gardens. Flamingo Las Vegas offers a wide variety of dining options with eateries such as Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville, Center Cut Steakhouse and Mexican hot spot Carlos ’n Charlie’s. The resort also hosts an all-star line-up of entertainers including brother-sister duo Donny & Marie, Legends in Concert, Piff The Magic Dragon and the late night adult revue X Burlesque. Flamingo Las Vegas is operated by Caesars Entertainment (NASDAQ: CZR). For more information, please visit flamingolasvegas.com or the Caesars Entertainment Las Vegas media room. Find Flamingo Las Vegas on Facebook and follow on Twitter and Instagram.