Arrival from Sweden returns to Beaver Creek
Ryan Summerlin April 4, 2013
BEAVER CREEK – The world-class ABBA tribute band Arrival from Sweden returns to the Beaver Creek Friday night. The band will perform at the Vilar Performing Arts Center in Beaver Creek at 7:30 p.m.
Swedish super-group ABBA is a worldwide sensation, which continues to attract millions of fervent fans through their feel-good songs played in popular films such as “Muriel’s Wedding,” “Adventures of Priscilla” and “Queen of the Desert” as well as Broadway’s musical and hit film, “Mamma Mia!”
Arrival from Sweden has been praised and celebrated as the world’s best ABBA tribute show. Since its start in 1995, the band has toured more than 50 nations with original band members and have had 30 sold-out North American tours.
This 12-piece band will take you back to the ’70s as they restore the appearance of the original stars that defined pop music. Authentic costumes, captivating dance numbers, impeccable harmonies all come together to recreate the ABBA experience live on stage.
“The Music of ABBA is an absolute treat for any fan of Sweden’s pop legacy,” said Kris Sabel, executive director of the Vilar Performing Arts Center. “Arrival from Sweden brings back the original sound with compelling accuracy – the music, wardrobe, choreography and staging are all spot on.”
In this special production, Arrival from Sweden will perform all the chart-topping hits of ABBA including “Dancing Queen,” “Mamma Mia,” “Waterloo,” “Fernando,” “Take a Chance on Me,” “The Winner Takes It All,” “Money Money” and many more.
Tickets for The Music of ABBA are available online at vilarpac.org, by phone at 970-8445-TIXS or in person at the VPAC Box Office in Beaver Creek.