Australian Bee Gees
Tuesday, January 20, 2015, 9:10 A.M.
PRESS RELEASE January 20, 2014
201 SW Jefferson Ave. Contact: Megan Pedigo
Peoria, IL 61602 Assistant Director of Marketing
www.PeoriaCivicCenter.com (309) 680-3640
For Immediate Release
“A true retrospective of their 40 year history”*
A multimedia and theatrical interpretation of one the most successful Las Vegas resident shows makes its debut at the SMG managed Peoria Civic Center Theater on March 19, 2015 at 7:00 pm. Tickets go on sale January 23, 2015 at 10:00 am.
(Peoria, IL)- Annerin Productions, the company that brought you RAIN – A Tribute to The Beatles; the internationally acclaimed Broadway show; Let It Be; direct from London’s West End and Broadway, Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience; and PFX – The Pink Floyd Experience have now partnered up with SPI Entertainment, a remarkable theatrical production company both in and out of Las Vegas, to present The Australian Bee Gees Show, a celebration of one of the most influential and famous musical groups of all time!
The Australian Bee Gees Show will play the SMG managed Peoria Civic Center Theater on Thursday, March 19, at 7:00pm. Tickets are $36, $48, and $60. Tickets go on sale Friday, January 23 at 10:00 am and can be purchased at Ticketmaster.com, the Peoria Civic Center box office, all Ticketmaster locations or by phone at 1 (800) 745-3000.
Their record breaking music is captivated on stage with mesmerizing resemblance in sound and mannerisms. Get ready for the new Australian Bee Gees Show, a multimedia theatrical concert experience that takes a nostalgic trip through the legacy the Bee Gees left behind while celebrating over four decades of the infectious music written by the Gibb brothers. Together for more than 17 years, The Australian Bee Gees Show has mastered the look, sound and personality of the adored trio, while cementing their reputation as the world’s leading Bee Gees show.
The Australian Bee Gees Show captures unsurpassed and state of the art sound, live camera images, and vivid graphics that will get you dancin’ on your feet. From early hits (Massachusetts, New York Mining Disaster 1941, To Love Somebody) to later classics (Stayin’ Alive and You Should Be Dancin’) this show will have you reliving your favorite Bee Gees moments.
Some Bee Gees Facts: The Bee Gees are one of the top five of the most successful recording artists of all time alongside the Beatles, McCartney, Elvis and Michael Jackson. Having sold more than 220 million records worldwide, the Bee Gees are still proving that their music is Stayin’ Alive and have had at least 2,500 artists record their songs.
“A whole lot of Bee Gees Hits! Once the hits crank up, the audiences easily takes to its feet” – Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune
“These performers match their protégés masterfully”
– Broadway In Chicago
“The Fab Three”
– Heidy Weiss, Chicago Sun Times
“A true retrospective of their 40 year history”
– Chicago Theatre Review
“Australian Bee Gees Evokes disco legends”
– Daily Herald
“Very entertaining and enjoyable for the entire family!”
– Russell Goeltenbodt, Showbiz Chicago
“The dance moves will come back as soon as you hear the beat!”
- Heidy Weiss, Chicago Sun Times
SPI Entertainment, Inc. is a leading Production Company & Talent Agency with six successful resident award-winning shows in the entertainment capital of the world, Las Vegas, and more than 10 shows touring internationally. With a successful track record of building entertainment brands and partnering with world-class entertainers, SPI has become the preeminent Theatrical Producer & Talent Agency in Las Vegas and beyond. Current Productions include Smokey Robinson Presents: Human Nature - The Motown Show, Boyz II Men, Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth, Australia's Thunder From Down Under, Divas - Starring Frank Marino, The Australian Bee Gees Show, and American Storm. www.SPIentertainment.com
Annerin Productions is a division of the Canadian based company, Jeff Parry Promotions, which has been a North American promotion company for over 32 years. Having shifted the companies’ focus 10 years ago to produce shows in the form of high quality entertainment, Annerin Productions was born. Due to worldwide success, Annerin Prouductions Limited was also created as a UK division. Past successful touring productions include: Bjorn Again, Barrage, Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience and RAIN – A Tribute to The Beatles which had a successful Broadway Run in 2010/2011. Current international productions include PFX– The Pink Floyd Experience, The Australian Bee Gees Show and Let It Be – A Celebration of the Music of The Beatles. When attending one of our shows, audiences get more than just a high quality performance – they are invited to become immersed in an entertainment experience! www.Annerin.com
About the Peoria Civic Center The Peoria Civic Center, an SMG managed facility, is an entertainment and convention venue that contributes significantly to the economic impact on the downtown Peoria area. For the most up-to-date event information, please check us out on the web at www.PeoriaCivicCenter.com.
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