DANCING WITH THE STARS' Mark Ballas to Appear at Feinstein's, 1/29
FEINSTEIN'S AT LOEWS REGENCY, the nightclub proclaimed "Best of New York" by New York Magazine and "an invaluable New York institution" by The New York Post will continue its Winter/Spring 2012 season with the debut of Emmy nominated dancer and singer, Mark Ballas. The show will celebrate the release of Mark's debut album "HurtLoveBox." With guitar influences ranging from Kurt Cobain, Paco de Lucia, Gypsy Kings, John Mayer and Eric Clapton, the recording is an intimate, personal journey of the trials and tribulations of life and relationships. His rhythmic style and soulful melodies showcase his talent not only as an accomplished singer, but also as a skilled guitar player. The show will run for one night only – Sunday, January 29 – at the Loews Regency Hotel (540 Park Avenue at 61st Street).
Mark Ballas is a lifelong dancer and musician and has wowed over 20 million viewers on ABC's number one show, "Dancing with the Stars," for eight seasons. No stranger to the coveted mirror ball trophy, he is a two-time champion (Season 6 with Kristi Yamaguchi and Season 8 with Shawn Johnson), and caused a media frenzy when he took performance newcomer Bristol Palin all the way to the finals in Season 11. Mark garnered a 2011 Creative Arts Emmy nomination for Outstanding Choreography for his creative pieces during Season 12, where he and his partner, Disney star Chelsea Kane, made it to the finals, finishing in third place. He was recently a judge for the 2012 Miss America contest and he choreographed the new Sofia Vergara Diet Pepsi TV commercial which featured his father Corky Ballas, the renowned ballroom dancer.
"HurtLoveBox" is being released by Hit Play Records – Sony Red. His first single "Hotwire" was the winner of MTV's Freshman Five for 2011 and has been put in rotation on the network; It has received over 100 million documented views and appeared on feature reels in over 100,000 retail and business locations worldwide. Mark was named the Clear Channel "Artist to Watch" in July 2011. As an actor, Mark has played the lead in the musical Copacabana. He also took on roles in the UK tour of Maria de Buenos Aires, and was an understudy in the London Palladium production of Buddy – The Buddy Holly Musical, which one the Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Musical. On television, he has guest starred on "Samantha Who?" and "Melissa and Joey."
FEINSTEIN'S AT LOEWS REGENCY will present Mark Ballas on Sunday, January 29 at 8:30 PM. The performance has a $25.00 cover with $40.00 premium seats available, in addition to a $25.00 food and beverage minimum. Jackets are suggested but not required. The club is located at 540 Park Avenue at 61st Street in New York City. For ticket reservations and club information, please call (212) 339-4095 or visit us online at Feinsteinsatloewsregency.com and TicketWeb.com.