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"Legends in Concert" to celebrate 10th appearance at Foxwoods

22 September 2015

(PRESS RELEASE) -- “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 10th 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 rates, 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.

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