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Legends in Concert Gives Their Foxwoods’ Fans A Very Early Holiday Gift!
06.13.2016

MASHANTUCKET, CT  – “Legends in Concert,” the pioneer of live tribute show, announced today that it is returning to Foxwoods® Resort Casino, the largest resort casino in North America, for its eleventh seasonal engagement since 2009. Featuring an all-star cast of the most talented and celebrated tribute artists, thirty-five special holiday performances will begin on Friday, November 25 through Sunday, January 1, 2017. Tanger Outlets at Foxwoods and Westbrook is, for the second year in a row, cross-promoting the series in a partnership that offers both guests to Legends in Concert, and shoppers at Tanger, special holiday discounts and exciting events and giveaways.
Tickets to the “World’s Greatest Live Tribute Show” are $30 and $40, and are available for purchase starting at 10 am this Friday, June 17 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 special packages are also available.
Appearing on the Fox Theater stage for the holidays will be tribute artists performing as the Kings of Rock and Roll and Pop, Elvis Presley and Michael Jackson. Also returning will be Whitney Houston and Prince and for the first time at Foxwoods will be Taylor Swift.
The original and largest live celebrity tribute show in the world, “Legends in Concert” is celebrating over 33 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.
“Legends in Concert is a perennial favorite at Foxwoods, and these tribute shows continue to get even better every year,” stated Monique Sebastian, Foxwoods VP of Entertainment and Entertainment Marketing. “With such a diverse lineup of performers, this show will certainly appeal to all of our guests as well as their families.”
“We are delighted to be invited back once again to Foxwoods for our 11th season during the past eight great years,” said Brian Brigner, COO of Legends in Concert. “We’ve put together a truly amazing all-star cast, a rocking band and phenomenal dancers into a holiday show that is sure to bring tidings of great joy, fun and good feelings to all. We also are very pleased to have Tanger Outlets at Foxwoods as well as Tanger Outlets Westbrook join us again in cross-promoting 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 special event 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 seven-year history in the Fox Theater; repeatedly shattering the all-time attendance record for any live entertainment attraction at the resort casino. Shows will be held Tuesday through Sunday and there will be special 2 p.m. matinees performances added to the Tuesday evening shows, as well as special New Year’s Eve celebration shows, December 31 at 8 and 10:30 p.m. Mondays are dark and there will be no Legends shows on Wednesday and Thursday, December 7 and 8. 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 33 years of success, is the longest-running show in Las Vegas history. Owned and operated by On Stage Enterprises, 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, year-round. 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, Atlantic City, Long Island, Myrtle Beach, Niagara Falls, in Waikiki at the Royal Hawaiian Theater, on the high seas aboard the Norwegian Pearl, 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 o the premier resort casino destination 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. 

 

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