November and December Kick Off A Fabulous Holiday Series of Great Entertainment, Featuring Two Dozen “Stocking Stuffed With Tributes” Performances to America’s Favorite Musical Performers
MASHANTUCKET, CT (September 17,2015) – “Legends in Concert,” the pioneer of live tribute shows, celebrates its return to Foxwoods® Resort Casino, the largest resort casino in North America, for its tenth season since 2009. Featuring an all-star cast of the most talented and celebrated live tribute artists, the special holiday engagement begins with a preview on Tuesday, November 24 and a Thanksgiving Eve show on Wednesday, November 25, with 24 performances on select dates through Saturday January 2, 2016. Tanger Outlets at Foxwoods and Westbrook is sponsoring the series in a partnership that offers both guests to Legends, and shoppers at Tanger, special holiday discounts.
Tickets to the “World’s Greatest Live Tribute Show” are $30 and $40, and are available for purchase starting this Friday, September 18 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 Foxwoods Box Office. Child, group rates, and packages are also available.
Appearing on the Fox Theater stage for the holidays will be Graceland’s newly crowned winner of its worldwide “Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist” Contest David Lee as the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, along with the dazzling dancing and performance of J. Lucas as The King of Pop, Michael Jackson. Newcomers to the Foxwoods stage will be distinguished tribute artists’ Chris VanDahl, whose performance as Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler will astound and amaze the audience as will performances by Elisa Furr as Celine Dion, Brian McCullough as Roy Orbison and Jennica McCleary as Bette Midler.
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 six-week engagement in Las Vegas, “Legends” has since entertained over 30 million fans and earned prestigious entertainment industry awards including the International Press Association’s “Show of Shows.” The show and its principal cast members have been featured on major television networks including FOX, ABC, BBC, and MTV.
“We are so thrilled to be invited back to Foxwoods for our 10th season there in seven magnificent years,” said Brian Brigner, COO of Legends in Concert. “We’ve put together an amazing cast, a rocking band and phenomenal dancers into a holiday like “gift box” that is sure to bring tidings of great joy, fun and good feelings to all. Legends looks forward to starting off and then ending the traditional holiday season of fabulous entertainment that will be featured at Foxwoods. We also are very excited to have the new Tanger Outlets at Foxwoods as well as Tanger Outlets Westbrook join us in presenting this special holiday season engagement. Shoppers at Tanger’s merchants will be able to receive special discounts to our Legends series and we will be promoting their outlet stores in creative and fun ways, not only during our performances but through appearances at the Tanger malls and stores.”
Over 300,000 fans have flocked to Foxwoods to enjoy the show in “Legends in Concert’s” past six-year history in the Fox Theater; repeatedly shattering the all-time attendance record for any live entertainment attraction at the resort casino. In addition to the shows November 24 and 25, shows will be held Friday, November 27 through Friday, December 4, Tuesday, December 8 through Wednesday, December 9 and from Saturday, December 26 through Saturday, January 2, 2016. There will be special 2 p.m. matinees performances added to the evening shows on Tuesday, December 1, 8 and 29 as well as a New Year’s Eve celebration show, December 31 at 10:30 p.m. Show times will vary, so please go to www.foxwoods.com or call 1-800-200-2882 for further information.
About Legends in Concert
Recently voted Best Tribute Show in the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s Best of Las Vegas 2015 poll, Legends in Concert, celebrating 32 years of success, is the longest-running independently owned production show in Las Vegas history. 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 Hotel 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, yearround. 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. In addition to Las Vegas, On Stage produces Legends shows in such markets as Branson,, Long Island, Myrtle Beach, Niagara Falls, in Waikiki at the Royal Hawaiian Theater, on the high seas aboard the Norwegian EPIC, and produces the acclaimed theatrical production Elvis Lives: http://elvislivestour.com.
“THESE INCREDIBLE TRIBUTE ARTISTS HAVE PITCH PERFECT LIVE VOCALS, SIGNATURE CHOREOGRAPHY, AND STUNNINGLY SIMILAR APPEARANCES TO THE LEGENDS THEY PORTRAY.” – 24/7 Vegas.com
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 quick service, world-renowned spas, award-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 Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc.:
Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. is a publicly-traded REIT headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina that operates and owns, or has an ownership interest in, a portfolio of 45 upscale outlet shopping centers in 24 states coast to coast and in Canada, totaling approximately 14.1 million square feet leased to over 2,900 stores operated by more than 450 different brand name companies. More than 185 million shoppers visit Tanger Factory Outlet Centers annually. For more information on Tanger Outlet Centers, call 1-800-4TANGER FREE or visit the company’s web site at www.tangeroutlet.com.