Each legendary performer not only looks like the star they portray, but use their own natural voices to pay homage to their iconic music counterpart. Legends in Concert live tribute shows are known for their elaborate theatrical sets, magnificent costumes and full array of incredible special effects, including three dimensional multimedia and multimillion dollar, state-of-the-art lighting and sound systems.
An outstanding cast of accomplished tribute artists, talented singers and dancers, and a live orchestra comprised of some the top musicians in the industry, support each Legends in Concert production. What started in 1983 as a limited six week engagement at the Imperial Palace Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada (now the LINQ), celebrates 40 years of entertaining more than 40 million fans around the globe.
Since its debut at the Imperial Palace on May 5, 1983, the show has earned entertainment industry awards for “Show of the Year,” “Entertainers of the Year,” “Grand Slam” and the prestigious “Show of Shows” awarded by the International Press Association. Today, Legends in Concert is the longest running show in Las Vegas history.
In addition, Legends in Concert also has long-running productions in Myrtle Beach (South Carolina), Branson (Missouri), Crown Melbourne (Australia), Foxwoods Resort (Connecticut), The Fireside Theatre (Wisconsin), Atlantic City, Long Island, Niagara Falls, Waikiki (Hawaii) and aboard the Norwegian Pearl.
Legends gained international popularity when it became the first Las Vegas show to tour the Russian cities of Moscow, St. Petersburg and Riga in 1991. It since has gone on to perform in fifteen countries on five continents including throughout the United States. The show and its principal cast members have also been seen by over 100 million people on such major television networks as Fox, ABC, BBC, MTV, and many syndicated network tv shows.
The success of the Legends in Concert brand has also led to many performances and tours throughout the world, and even on Broadway in 1989, making it the first Las Vegas show to appear on the Great White Way. This includes tours of Australia, Africa, Canada, China, Europe, and surrounding countries.