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Vegas -- a Mother's Day Spectacular

Vegas - a Musical Tribute to the Golden Era of Las Vegas Entertainment

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Leading New Zealand singer Tim Beveridge takes us back to the swinging era of Las Vegas with a stunning show celebrating the music of Bobby Darin, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra and more.Following last year’s hugely successful Casablanca, Tim is again setting his sights on producing a show that leaves his audience begging for more.

Audience comments:
"Incredible show, I could watch it all over again."
"That was sensational, breathtaking and magical"
"It just got bigger and better and better..."Tim is joined by Special Guests including brilliant violinist Jess Hindin - a hit with last year's audience,practically stealing the show with her brilliant duet with Tim of Louis Armstrong's "Summertime"They will be joined on stage by the stunning Candy Lane dancers and Auckland's own Neophonic Orchestra for a night full of classic music and romance.Featuring such songs as Viva Las Vegas, More, Ain't that a kick in the head, She, Mack the knife, Rio andCopacabana this show promises to be a night to remember for all the family, especially mum.Tickets from 0800 Buy Tickets. Prices from $59. A booking fee may apply.For all media inquiries, contact Sandra Roberts 021 525104 or email:

"Tim Beveridge is a pretty average lookingguy, but wow can he sing"

Tim is rapidly carving out his own uniquestyle himself as NZ's leading singer of the American song book in thetradition of Tony Bennett and Frank Sinatra. Together with the brilliantcast he has assembled, Mothers Day 2008 at the Aotea Centre will be a nightto remember.

"... If, as William Shakespeare says, musicis the food of love then Tim Beveridge... definitely qualified as adeep-dish apple pie - sometimes spicy, often comfortingly familiar, always satisfying."
BOP Times

Tim Beveridge is both producer andperformer in this fabulous presentation.Tim, whose name has become synonymous withswing in New Zealand since he abandoned a life as a lawyer over a decadeago to pursue his dream of being a professional musician.Not only is he living his dream, he's doingvery well at it by creating and producing his own shows - an area very fewperformers dare to venture.Most recently he had commercial successwith his production of "Fly me to the Moon" - a stage tribute to the era ofswing and "Casablanca". He has formed a strong alliance with music legendRuss Garcia who has worked with some of the biggest names in Hollywoodshowbiz and together they're making great music. Tim has also performed inproductions of Jesus Christ Superstar, Phantom of the Opera and SunsetBoulevard that toured New Zealand and Australia. But since 1996 Beveridgehas left music theatre behind to concentrate on concert performances. He hasappeared in concert with Dame Malvina Major, Hayley Westenra, with theChristchurch and New Zealand Symphony Orchestras, the Auckland Philharmoniaand in many outdoor spectaculars. 0800 BUY TICKETS


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