Monday, September 14, 2020

New Series: WP Presents! Virtual Wednesdays

WP PRESENTS! VIRTUAL WEDNESDAYS,

a new weekly series that offers free and affordable virtual programs—music concerts, hit shows from the Vegas strip, and mystifying magic for the family—to enjoy from home.

See event listings below. 

One Night In Memphis:
A Tribute to Elvis, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, and Jerry Lee Lewis

SEPTEMBER 16, 8:00 PM/ET

 

This rocking concert pays tribute to legendary Sun Records recording artists. Bear witness to a rock and roll royalty jam session filled with rockabilly, country, gospel and pure 1950’s rock and roll music hits like “Blue Suede Shoes,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” “Great Balls of Fire,” “Shake, Rattle and Roll,” and more.

 Free admission

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Lee Rocker of The Stray Cats
Live from Daryl's House

SEPTEMBER 23, 8:00 PM/ET

 

Lee Rocker made his mark singing, playing, standing on, spinning and rocking his giant upright bass as a founding member (along with Brian Setzer and Slim Jim Phantom), of the Grammy nominated and platinum-selling music group The Stray Cats. Tune in to watch Lee and his band perform Stray Cats hits like “Sexy and Seventeen,” “Stray Cat Strut,” and “Rock This Town,” plus lots of other rockin’ songs.

 

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SEPTEMBER 30, 8:00 PM/ET

 

The music of The Moody Blues has lit up the hearts and minds of millions of rock fans with inspiring anthems like “Nights in White Satin,” “Tuesday Afternoon,” and “I’m Just A Singer (In A Rock And Roll Band).” The band’s unique style of music is embedded in music history and still relevant today. Gordon Marshall, the drummer with The Moody Blues for over 25 years, put together this amazing group of musicians and formed this fabulous legacy tribute band for all to enjoy.

 Free admission

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OCTOBER 7, 8:00 PM/ET

 

Take a star-studded journey through rock ‘n roll history with these legendary musicians who performed and recorded with some of the biggest names in music: Elton John, Carole King, Cat Stevens, Jim Croce, Carly Simon, Rod Stewart, Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, and many others. The Hit Men dazzle audiences with #1 hits by artists they have performed or recorded with—songs like “Don’t Stop Believing,” “Oh What a Night,” “Pinball Wizard,” “I Want to Know What Love Is,” and more—and tell stories of what it was like on the road or in the recording studio with rock royalty.

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Catapult Magic Shadows

As Seen on America's Got Talent

OCTOBER 14, 8:00 PM/ET

 

An America’s Got Talent Season 8 finalist, Catapult is a magical production that features incredible dancers who work behind a screen to create shadow silhouettes of shapes from the world around us. With the arc of an arm, the point of a toe or the twist of a torso, Catapult’s dancers stretch their bodies, and your imaginations, telling stories with humor and pathos by transforming magically from one shape to another. Be amazed as you watch their bodies transform into a mountain, an elephant, a dragon, and even a helicopter. Every cinematic scene in Magic Shadows is a kaleidoscope of colorful storytelling that will awe and astound.

A great show for the whole family!

Free admission

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The Red Hot Chilli Pipers

 

OCTOBER 21, 8:00 PM/ET

 

The Red Hot Chilli PIPERS (NOT the Peppers!) is a 9-piece ensemble consisting of pipers, guitarists, keyboards, and drummers – who have been rocking the world with musicianship of the highest order and a passion for pipes that will leave you breathless. Their trademarked "Bagrock" sound is a unique fusion of traditional pipe tunes – like “The Flowers of Scotland,” “The Hills of Argyll,” and “Amazing Grace” (done Chilli-style, of course!) –and contemporary anthems like Queen’s “We Will Rock You,” Coldplay's “Clocks,” Snow Patrol's “Chasing Cars,” and a fantastic rock medley of “Deep Purple,” “Smoke on the Water,” and AC/DC’s “Thunderstruck”.

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VEGAS NIGHT!

OCTOBER 28, 8:00 PM/ET

 

Winner of “Best in Las Vegas” honors for three years running, The Bronx Wanderers is a celebration of American rock and roll and the story of one musical family, told through their favorite songs from artists such as Frankie Valli, Neil Diamond, Elvis, Billy Joel, Queen and Bruno Mars. For the Sinatra fans, watch a global livestream event celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Frank Sinatra’s concert in Rio de Janeiro. “Sinatra Forever” stars Rick Michel, who Variety calls “The closest thing to Sinatra we have ever heard.”

 Free admission (Two separate 30-minute videos)

To register for The Bronx Wanderers, please click here.

To register for Sinatra Forever, please click here.

The Williamsburg Salsa Orchestra

NOVEMBER 4, 8:00 PM/ET

 

This thrilling 11-piece salsa group plays dynamic, dura arrangements of indie rock tunes we love. Their innovative, astonishing brand of music takes the classic form of salsa and infuses it with explosive arrangements of songs by Arcade Fire, The Black Keys, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, and more.

The perfect show for classic salsa lovers and new audiences.

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A Rock & Roll Celebration of the Greatest Piano Icons in Music

NOVEMBER 11, 8:00 PM/ET

This electrifying production from Jeff Davis, executive producer of Broadway’s ‘Rock of Ages,’ celebrates the world’s greatest pianists and showmen – from Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis and Ray Charles to Stevie Wonder, Elton John and Billy Joel! The show features storytelling, video, a great band and 25 hit songs including “Good Golly Miss Molly,” “Georgia on My Mind,” “Superstition,” “Rocket Man,” “Tiny Dancer,” “New York State of Mind,” and more.

 Free admission