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LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL And CIRQUE DREAMS HOLIDAZE Among King Center's Upcoming Events

LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL And CIRQUE DREAMS HOLIDAZE Among King Center's Upcoming Events

The following are the October-December events at the King Center.

The Rippingtons featuring Russ Freeman
Sunday, October 4, 2009 at 7:00 pm
Tickets on sale now at the King Center Ticket Office (321) 242-2219 or visit www.kingcenter.com  or call Brevard Jazz Series (321)783-9004 or visit  www.jazzseries.com   *ask about package specials.
Orchestra $33.50, $25.50 • Grand Tier $25.50, $18.00

Grammy nominated Russ Freeman alongside drummer Dave Karasony, keyboardist Bill Heller, bassist Rico Belled and saxophonist Jeff Kashiwa are the multi-talented musicians who make up the smooth jazz fusion sounds of The Rippingtons.  The group celebrates two decades in the music industry with the release of “20th Anniversary,” a new CD/DVD featuring a colorful retrospective celebrating their joy of life and music over the years.  Their ground breaking debut album “Moonlighting”  was voted by Jazziz Magazine as the #1 Most Influential Contemporary Jazz Album of all time. “Modern Art,” their latest release, incorporates exotic world music elements. Russ Freeman’s innovative spirit as a composer and producer has led The Rippingtons with his trademark mix of fiery electric and classical guitars to receive distinct recognition with several #1 Billboard albums, numerous Oasis Awards including Group of the Year and Achievement in Video 1999.  For more information, visit www.rippingtons.com.
         
Craig Martin's Classic Albums Live Series
Led Zeppelin: Physical Graffiti
Saturday, October 17, 2009 at 8pm
Tickets on Sale now      
Orchestra $26, Grand Tier $20

Classic Rock!  There’s nothing like it!  Not a tribute performance or a cover band.  Classic Albums Live is an ensemble of world-class musicians recreating the greatest Rock albums ever recorded live on stage.  Note for note, cut for cut using every instrument that it took to record that album exactly as you remember it.  It’s Rock ‘n’ Roll played with the precision and fine detail of a philharmonic orchestra, only it’s high energy classic Rock. For more information, visit www.classicalbumslive.com.

Don’t forget to come early to the pre-show Party on the Patio (starting at 6 pm)!  Grilled burgers, hot dogs, BBQ chicken and chips will be available for purchase. Mingle at their outdoor bar featuring full liquor and soda. For this show patrons are also permitted to take their drinks into the theatre and enjoy them at their seat.

Willie Nelson
Wednesday, October 21, at 8:00 pm
Tickets On Sale – now
Orchestra $100.00, $75.00 • Grand Tier $53.50, $39.50

With a career that spans six decades, over 200 albums and every conceivable award and honor that can be bestowed to a person in his profession, Willie Hugh Nelson has earned the title “living legend.” Among his accomplishments, the prolific songwriter from Texas has 8 Grammy Awards and is the recipient of The Lifetime Achievement Award and The Gene Weed Special Achievement Award given by the Academy of Country Music for unprecedented and genre-defying contributions to popular music.  He has reached the top of the charts with classic hits such as “On The Road Again,” “Always On My Mind,” “Mamas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys” and the popular duet with Julio Iglesias, “To All The Girls I’ve Loved Before.”  Most recently he performed in a video with Toby Keith featuring the No. 1 single “Beer for My Horses.” For more information, visit www.willienelson.com.

Also featuring their Party on the Patio (starting at 6 pm)!   

The Rat Pack is Back
Sunday, October 25, 2009 at 3:00 pm
Individual Tickets On Sale to public: Saturday 9/12/09, 10am at King Center Ticket Office
Internet Only Pre-Sale: Friday 9/11/09 at 10 am through www.kingcenter.com
Orchestra $38, $35, Grand Tier $35, $30

The Rat Pack is Back! This spirited show recreates one of the famous “Summit at the Sands” nights when a swingin’, ring-a-ding group known as the “Rat Pack” was creating hipster legend with a free-wheeling, no-holds-barred nightclub act starring Vegas’ four favorite sons:  Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Dean Martin and Joey Bishop.
For more information, visit www.ratpackvegas.com.

Craig Martin's Classic Albums Live Series
Michael Jackson's Thriller
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at 8pm
Tickets on Sale now      
Orchestra $28, Grand Tier $28, $20

This album won 8 Grammy Awards, produced 7 top 10 U.S. Singles and over $45 million in worldwide sales! Featuring hit songs “The Girl Is Mine,” “Billie Jean,” “Beat It” and “Thriller.” Get your tickets early for the best seats to Classic Albums Live: Michael Jackson’s Thriller.

Classic Rock!  There’s nothing like it!  Not a tribute performance or a cover band.  Classic Albums Live is an ensemble of world-class musicians recreating the greatest Rock albums ever recorded live on stage.  Note for note, cut for cut using every instrument that it took to record that album exactly as you remember it.  It’s Rock ‘n’ Roll played with the precision and fine detail of a philharmonic orchestra, only it’s high energy classic Rock. For more information, visit www.classicalbumslive.com.

Also featuring their Party on the Patio (starting at 6 pm)!


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