Mama Mia! ‘The Show’-a Tribute to ABBA on Sat 6 May in Goa
Mangaluru: If the lyrics of “Dancing Queen” or “Mama Mia” are forever embedded in your brain and your body just starts moving every time an ABBA song plays in the background, book your seats for the “The Show”- a Musical Tribute to the Swedish group ABBA, right away by hitting the Buy button on your computer-tickets available on : insider.in (https://insider.in/event/the-show-a-tribute-to-abba-may6-2017/buy). Team Mangalorean has got the front row seats for this great ABBA tribute concert, which was created in 2001 and has since had an impressive 15 year run of worldwide success with more than 600 concerts in 38 countries and more than 3 million tickets sold. The show has created renewed success for ABBA’s music.
What makes this unique is the success of recreating the two female singers that not only look like the originals but also sing so much like them. To further add that original touch to “THE SHOW”, several of the original ABBA musicians appear as guest performers, something that is unique to this tribute. Audiences can look forward to the legendary sax player Ulf Andersson who toured with the original band. PURPLIVE is a music label by Alica Purple Avenues that hosts live concerts all over India and abroad. They stage the biggest, most popular bands and artistes from across the globe, across genres. What’s special and unique is the exotic nostalgic flavor, aura and mystique of a bygone era that they plan to recreate in their shows.
Purplive presents its musical voyage bringing The show – a tribute to ABBA “ to Goa on Saturday, May 6 2017 at Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Indoor Stadium with the greatest hits songs like “Dancing Queen”, “Waterloo”, “SOS”, “Mama Mia”, “Money Money Money”, “Knowing Me Knowing You” , etc sprinkled with several surprises from ABBA’s massive song catalogue. The show will start with the welcome Goa flavour by “The Syndicate Band”- which is currently Goa’s favorite Band..
“The Syndicate Band” – Goa
The music is played by the Swedish band ‘Waterloo’ and backed by the National Symphony Orchestra of London directed by musical director Matthew Freeman. They have performed with big stars like Elvis Costello, Robbie Williams and Sir Cliff Richard. The Swedish singers have a specific accent that recreates the authentic ABBA sound. To further add that original touch to several of the original ABBA musicians appear as guest performers, something that is unique to this tribute to ABBA. Audiences can look forward to the legendary sax player Ulf Andersson who toured with the original ABBA and co-wrote the musical composition for the hit song ” I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do” with ABBA member Benny Anderson.
The Show- A Tribute to ABBA has also won official recognition winning the top prize at the limelight awards in London ahead of thriller live, dirty dancing and priscil the musical. What’s unique of Purplive is curated live concerts that capture the aura, magic and mystique of a bygone era and take delirious fans on an enchanting nostalgic trip down memory lane. All the proceeds from The show – A Tribute to ABBA will go to Purple Care, a charitable trust that will utilize the funds to financially empower the underprivileged sections of society in the field of education and health care.