FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 23, 2021
Elvis Presley, Dolly Parton, Bruno Mars and The Blues Brothers will wow audiences in Myrtle Beach beginning March 24
MYRTLE BEACH, SC (February 23, 2021) – Legends in Concert is officially putting 2020 in the rear-view mirror and kicking-off 2021 with a star-studded lineup of some of the biggest names in music history. Having suspended performances across all of its year-round and seasonal locations for the first time in its 38 year history due to the pandemic, the Grand Strand’s favorite theatrical production is ready to welcome back guests and will be providing a safe and healthy environment to experience live performances of world-class entertainment. The longest-running and most-awarded show in Las Vegas history, Legends in Concert will premier its new line up and tenth season at Broadway at the Beach March 24.
Fans will experience Karen Hester’s spectacular tribute to the Queen of Country, Dolly Parton, while being mesmerized by the stunning “24K Magic” dance moves and vocals of Isaiah, as he pays homage to the one and only Bruno Mars. Elvis Presley also returns with hunk of “Burnin’ Love” Jay Dupuis, named the 2014 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist by Graceland, in his beloved portrayal of The King, Elvis Presley. The comedic antics and rhythm & blues review of Myrtle Beach favorites, The Blues Brothers, will join the trio above as Tim Stamper and Kenny Barrett reprise their famous roles as your favorite Blues men. This superstar line-up will perform together through May 29.
“We are delighted to celebrate both the reopening and 10th anniversary season of Legends in Concert at Broadway at the Beach,” said Jim Powalie, General Manager, Broadway at the Beach. “Their wonderful family-friendly entertainment is a popular attraction at Broadway at the Beach and we are excited to see their unique brand of fun resume.”
“We are thrilled to re-open for our 26th year in Myrtle Beach and our 10th at Broadway at the Beach, celebrating live music once again and evoking nostalgia and memories, while paying tribute to the greatest artists of all time,” said Brian Brigner, Chief Operating Officer of Legends in Concert. We have tremendous respect and appreciation for the responsibility we have to provide a safe, sanitary and comfortable environment as we welcome guests back to experience our show. I assure you all the comprehensive safety protocols that have been effectively implemented at our Branson and Coastal Alabama locations during the past seven months, are in place in Myrtle Beach and will be consistently applied including social distancing practices. We look forward to responsibly welcoming guests back into our theater, as we have missed performing for our beloved local fans and regional visitors.”
Legends in Concert continues to celebrate the world’s most famous and influential icons. Many of these icons are gone too soon which is why these performances give audiences an extraordinary chance to experience the most captivating music, fashion and memories of these true legends live on one stage. All singing 100% live!
Legends in Concert will present the opening cast March 24 – May 29, with shows Wednesday through Saturday at 730 p.m. Tickets go on sale Monday, March 1 at 10:00 a.m., and can be purchased at LegendsinConcert.com or by calling 843-238-7827. Group discounts are also available.
The sizzling summer line-up has also been announced and appearing June 2 – September 5 will be Cher, Luke Bryan, Pat Benatar, Shania Twain, and Elvis Presley. All shows feature not only the world’s greatest tribute artists, but also high energy dancers, back-up vocalists, a live band, magnificent costumes, elaborate theatrical sets, and a full array of incredible special effects.
Since its debut in 1983, Legends in Concert has earned countless entertainment industry awards including “Show of the Year,” “Entertainers of the Year,” “Grand Slam,” and the prestigious “Show of Shows” awarded by the International Press Association and was most recently awarded the 2018 “Casino Production Show of the Year,” at the sixth annual Casino Entertainment Awards, presented by The Global Gaming Expo (G2E).
About Legends in Concert
Legends in Concert is celebrating 38 years of success this year and claims the title of longest-running production show in Las Vegas. Owned and operated by On Stage Enterprises, Legends in Concert debuted at Imperial Palace Hotel and Casino in 1983 and later wowed fans with thousands of performances at both Harrah’s and Flamingo Las Vegas. In February 2019, the acclaimed show launched a bigger, better, bolder production year round in the newly named Legends in Concert Theater at Tropicana Las Vegas. 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. All Legends’ tribute artists 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 productions in such markets as Atlantic City, Branson, Coastal Alabama (OWA), Foxwoods Resort Casino, Long Island, Myrtle Beach, Niagara Falls, in Waikiki at the Royal Hawaiian Theater, Melbourne, Australia, and on the high seas aboard the Norwegian PEARL. Connect with Legends in Concert on Facebook @LegendsInConcert, Instagram @legendsinconcertlv and Twitter @LegendsConcert. www.legendsinconcert.com
About Broadway at the Beach
Broadway at the Beach is South Carolina’s number one tourist, shopping, dining, and entertainment destination attracting millions of visitors annually. Broadway is set on 350 acres in the heart of Myrtle Beach and features world-class shopping, dining and entertainment in a series of magical, interconnected villages, surrounding the 23-acre Lake Broadway. Broadway’s distinguished tenant mix has something for the whole family: popular attractions; outstanding restaurants and eateries; extraordinary specialty shops with national and local brands; and first-rate hotels. A past recipient of the South Carolina Governor’s Cup, it was deemed the state’s best travel destination by the South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism.
Legends in Concert, Chief Operating Officer