Experience Music Memories of Bruno Mars, Reba McEntire, Elvis Presley, Whitney Houston, Rod Stewart and Garth Brooks Live on Stage Beginning June 7
Foley, AL and Las Vegas, NV (May 23, 2019) – Legends in Concert kicks off its all-new location and residency with an incomparable cast of music legends this summer at OWA, with the show set to debut at its new home beginning Friday, June 7, 2019. The longest-running show in Las Vegas will bring audiences to their feet with performances paying tribute to Bruno Mars, Reba McEntire, Elvis Presley, Whitney Houston, Rod Stewart and Garth Brooks, at the newly constructed OWA Theater. The show will feature not only the world’s greatest tribute artists, but also dancers, back-up vocalists, a live band, magnificent costumes, elaborate theatrical sets, a full array of incredible special effects, and much more.
“Partnering with a world-class show like Legends in Concert, creates another great opportunity for guests to enjoy a memorable night out at OWA,” stated Cody Williamson, President/CEO of Creek Indian Enterprises Development Authority. “We will continue investing in exciting entertainment elements not only for our destination, but to encourage year around appeal of the Gulf Coasts for both visitors and locals alike.”
Audiences will “Treasure” the sensational tribute to Bruno Mars, portrayed by Isaiah, and “Turn On the Radio” with Corrie Sachs’ tribute to the music catalog of Reba McEntire. Witness the return of the King, Elvis Presley, portrayed by the “Hunk of Burning Love” Victor Trevino and experience the voice of a generation, with Jazmine’s powerhouse tribute to Whitney Houston. Rod Stewart is “Forever Young” with Rob Caudill’s rockin’ tribute to ‘Rod the Mod’ while “The Thunder Rolls” in Shawn Gerhard’s stunning recreation of Garth Brooks. Legends in Concert continues to celebrate the world’s most famous and influential icons, many gone too soon, giving audiences an extraordinary chance to experience live the most captivating music, fashion and memories of these true legends.
“Building on our show’s over three and a half decades of success, we are thrilled to unveil our legendary production to another fast-growing, family-friendly destination, and entertain guests visiting Coastal Alabama for many years to come,” said Brian Brigner, chief operating officer of On Stage Enterprises, producers of Legends. “The theater looks fantastic and possesses technical capabilities that are absolutely going to Wow audiences.”
Since its debut in 1983, Legends in Concert has earned countless entertainment industry awards including “Show of the Year,” “Entertainers of the Year,” “Grand Slam,” and the prestigious “Show of Shows” awarded by the International Press Association and was most recently awarded the 2018 “Casino Production Show of the Year,” at the sixth annual Casino Entertainment Awards, presented by The Global Gaming Expo (G2E).
Legends in Concert will perform Tuesday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. with additional matinee shows available at 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Adult tickets go on sale Saturday, May 25 at 11:00AM for $34.95 (+taxes/fees) and Child (ages 4-12) tickets starting at $17.95 (+taxes/fees). Legends in Concert also offers discounted Military tickets for $27.95 (+taxes/fees). VIP balcony section and preferred seating will also be available.
For more than three decades, Legends in Concert has proudly entertained more than 30 million fans worldwide. Tickets will be available for purchase starting Saturday, May 25 by visiting LegendInConcert.com/OWA, in-person at the Legends Box Office (see website for hours and directions) or by calling 251-369-6100.
About Legends in Concert
Legends in Concert is celebrating 36 years of success this year and claims the title of longest-running production show in Las Vegas. Owned and operated by On Stage Enterprises, Legends in Concert debuted at Imperial Palace Hotel and Casino in 1983 and later wowed fans with thousands of performances at both Harrah’s and Flamingo Las Vegas. In February 2019, the acclaimed show launched a bigger, better, bolder production year round in the newly named Legends in Concert Theater at Tropicana 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 productions in such markets as Atlantic City, Branson, Coastal Alabama (OWA), 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 @LegendsInConcert, Instagram @legendsinconcertlv and Twitter @LegendsConcert. www.legendsinconcert.com
OWA (oh-wah) has become known as a world-class, award winning entertainment destination owned and operated by the Poarch Band of Creek Indians. Its authentic design celebrates the destinations rural roots and the area’s natural beauty. The name OWA, which translates to “big water” in the Muscogee Creek language, was inspired by the 14-acre lake at the center of this unique development. OWA has the feel of a small Southern town that evolved through time with distinct districts, such as Downtown OWA and The Park at OWA, its amusement park.
OWA’s 150-room Marriott TownePlace Suites sits within walking distance to the entire property, as well as its 14-acre amusement park. The Park at OWA features more than 20 rides, with a new dark ride opening summer 2019. It also features in-park dining, a brand new splash pad and a variety of midway games. Enjoy retail and dining amenities in admission-free in Downtown OWA, featuring brand new openings throughout summer 2019. Future plans for OWA include a luxury RV Park (2020) and an indoor water park with adjacent resort-style hotel (2021). Check VisitOWA.com for full details and the latest events, or follow @VisitOWA across all social platforms.
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