RINGO STARR FORMER MEMBER OF THE BEATLES & HIS ALL STAR BAND SET TO PERFORM AT BROWARD CENTER:
Ringo Starr is the man who became the legendary Beatles’ drummer and the narrator for the world’ most popular musical group. His first recording session, as a member of the Beatles took place in 1962. Starr became known as the friendly Beatle with a great sense of humor and quotable sayings. The song “Eight Days a Week” was written after the band’s first movie, “A Hard Day’s Night” in 1964. Drums became the love of his life. His inventive drumming also gave the band a distinctive sound and his down to earth manner made him a great band member. Like the other Beatles, Starr became interested in the Liverpool style of music known as skiffle. In 1962, the Beatles released “Revolver,” which included the song “Yellow Submarine, ” the only number one single in which Starr was the lead singer. He was the lead vocalist on most of the studio albums as “With a Little Help From My Friends” and many, many others.
Tickets are $55 to $150 which are now on sale for this outstanding performance of Ringo Starr and his spectacular band, who will perform many of the beloved classics on October 21st, 2014 at 8 p.m. in the Au-Rene Theatre. For all other information, call the box office at: (954) 462-0222. Located at 201 Southwest Fifth Avenue, Fort Lauderdale.
ONE OF THE HOTTEST GRAMMY WINNING TRIOS “LOS LONELY BOYS” TO ROCK THE PARKER PLAYHOUSE:
This Texan trio of brothers, known for their signature blend of blues, Texan-Mexican, Rock and Chicano music, are coming to Fort Lauderdale. Born in Snyder, Texas, the three Garza brothers, Henry, the oldest, lead singer and guitarist, Jojo the bassist and vocalist and the youngest Enrique, the drummer, known as Ringo, were surrounded by music during their early years. Working with their father throughout their teens, taught them a great deal about the music business and an education as well. The boys were discovered by none other than Willie Nelson, who brought the band to his recording studio to record their first album in 2003. They perform practically all of the original songs they wrote together, some they have been writing since they were little kids.
The boys are very grateful for the opportunities they’ve had and are blessed to have brothers who each play a different instrument. They can be seen at the Parker Playhouse on October 23rd, 2014, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $35 to $45 at the box office, in person only. Located at 707 Northeast 8th Street, Fort Lauderdale or call: (954) 462-0222 for information and reservations.
EXPERIENCE FIVE THOUSAND YEARS OF MESMERIZING MUSIC WITH THE SHEN YUN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ON THE ARSHT CENTER STAGE:
Shen Yun weaves a wondrous tapestry of heavenly ancient legends and modern heroic tales, while taking the audience on a journey through 5,000 years of Chinese culture. Its exceptional beauty and energy leaves one greatly inspired. The Yun Symphony Orchestra plays all original compositions using Western strings, percussion, woodwinds and brass that create the sound of ancient Chinese instruments producing refreshing traditional sounds. The Orchestra will play highlights from its vast repertoire including Grand Decent of the Deities, The Warriors of Wudang Mountain, The Steadfast Lotus, Ladies of the Manchu Court and many more. The concert will introduce classics from Berlioz and Dvorák, as well as several of the world’s top Chinese vocalists.
The Shen Yun performance will also feature the world’s foremost classically trained dancers, a unique blending of East and West with animated backdrops, providing one spectacular show on October 25th, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $39 to $125, available at the box office located at 1300 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami. For more information, call: (305) 949-6722. Or: 1 (877) 949-6722.