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Direct from Las Vegas! Carpenters Tribute Concert:
A Re-creation of the 1976 UK Tour is the definitive show celebrating the music and legacy of the famed brother-sister duo, Karen and Richard Carpenter. Starring Sally Olson and Ned Mills, this live re-creation performance features such hits as “We’ve Only Just Begun”, “Yesterday Once More”, “Superstar” and many more. With spot-on vocals and arrangements backed by a powerful band, this exciting presentation opens with a tribute to Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass, and highlights Karen’s drum solo, Richard's classical piano, a Spike Jones parody, comedy antics, historical commentary and classic video footage. Playing to performing arts centers, and cabarets across the country including the famed Triad Theater in NYC, and SOLD OUT venues in Las Vegas, the show was also featured at the Carpenters 50th Anniversary Celebration in Thousand Oaks, California in April 2019. Notably, Miss Olson is the first-ever Karen Carpenter tribute artist to perform with the renowned Legends In Concert, enjoying a recent extended run in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Taking audiences on an incredible journey down memory lane, the Carpenters Tribute Concert is the world’s ONLY authentic production in sight and sound. Join us in celebration of Karen Carpenter’s 70th birthday!
“Sally’s tribute to Karen Carpenter is heartfelt and honest”.
Randy Schmidt, author of Little Girl Blue: The Life of Karen Carpenter
“Sally is remarkable, spot-on, and delightfully entertaining... truly unsurpassed in her startling representation of Karen Carpenter, including authentic hairstyles and makeup, vintage costumes, gestures, and stunning voice."
David Halston, Tribute Masters
Peter Asher: A Musical Memoir of the 60s and Beyond includes rare film footage and one-of-a-kind photos from Peter’s unique personal archive; all brought to life with a storyteller’s gift that transports audiences back to the heart of the 1960s. Along with the stories of his greatly-missed friend Gordon Waller, Peter reminisces about his friendship with pop icons such as John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Mick Jagger, Marianne Faithful, Carole King, James Taylor, and Linda Ronstadt. With these stories comes wonderful music featuring the songs of Peter & Gordon including I Go to Pieces, True Love Ways, and Lady Godiva as well as Top 40 hits given to Peter by his friend Paul McCartney:World Without Love, Woman, Nobody I Know, and I Don’t Want to See You Again.
Peter’s musical journey also includes producing a 2014 all-star tribute to Elton John’s Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, as well as the Steve Martin-Edie Brickell album Love has Come for You whose title track won a Grammy in 2014 and inspired a Broadway musical. In this intimate evening, Peter will take you behind the curtain of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremonies, discuss his much-loved PBS Buddy Holly special, and his work on award-winning motion picture soundtracks.
If you’ve ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes of the music that is still on your playlist, you’ll want to settle back and listen to the man who helped create those wonderful memories.
“…the exuberant Mr. Asher knew anyone who rocked and everyone who mattered.” – Wall Street Journal
“Asher sprinkled magical mystery dust over a full house of mesmerized baby boomers”- Minneapolis Star Tribune