Mamma Mia! ABBA - The Tour makes stop at Belleayre Festival Saturday
Highmount — ABBA – The Tour, the high-energy show that has played to packed houses around the world, will provide a sweet pop treat for fans at the Belleayre Music Festival on Saturday, Sept. 5.
ABBA is one of the greatest hit-making groups of all time. They still sell over two million records a year. ABBA – The Tour stands as the ultimate tribute group from Sweden with the true original sound and stage presence. This 12-piece band has been praised by critics and seen by thousands of fans who have taken the journey from 1969 to 1981 with the story of ABBA.
Audiences sing, dance and have the time of their lives as this ABBA cover band (featuring several original members of Abba’s performing band), offers perfectly executed renditions of more than 20 of this legendary’s bands greatest hits.
The band’s popularity has remained steady for decades and got an additional boost last year with the smash Broadway and movie versions of “Mamma Mia,” shows based on ABBA music.
ABBA was a pop music group formed in Sweden in 1972. They topped the charts worldwide from the mid-1970s to the early 1980s. The band gained international popularity employing catchy song hooks, simple lyrics, and a Wall of Sound achieved by overdubbing the female singers’ voices in multiple harmonies.
The band remains a fixture of radio play lists and is one of the world’s best selling groups, having sold over 370 million records worldwide.
Tickets are on sale via Ticketmaster. For additional information, please call 800 942-6904, ext. 1344 or visit: www.belleayremusic.org. The festival’s e-mail address is: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For information on where to stay, dine, shop or to simply enjoy the great outdoors when you’re in town for the festival, please visit: www.catskill highpeaks.com, www.ulstertourism.info or www.greatwesterncatskills.com.
Belleayre Music Festival concerts are held on the grounds of Belleayre Mountain in Highmount.