Performing Arts Guide-Music Revues & Tributes

Oct 8- 10 YESTERDAY AND TODAY The Interactive Beatles Experience Rock to the music of the Beatles in an all-new interactive concert experience where the audience creates the play list for the night! With dead-on musical precision and stunning lighting and set designs, you instantly will be immersed in the sights, sounds and memories of the 60’s. Wilson Center for the Arts, 632-3373 or 1-888-860-BWAY,

Oct 9 at 9:30 pm LASER SPECTACULAR’S THE MUSIC OF PINK FLOYD Paramount’s LaserSpectacular presents the music of Pink Floyd like you’ve never seen it before. Surrounded by 10,000 watts of concert quality sound as the band’s concept music captures the imagination and carries listeners away on a mind-expanding journey driven by cutting edge effects. Florida Theatre, 355-2787,

Oct 9 at 8 pm THE BEST OF BROADWAY This fully-staged and choreographed evening spotlights favorite Broadway songs from 1925 to the present. Enjoy music by Broadway composers Kern, Rogers, Porter, Bernstein, Sondheim, plus many others. Flagler College Auditorium, St. Augustine, 797-2800,

Oct 16 at 7:30 pm REFLECTIONS OF ROSEMARY Grammy Award winning artist Debby Boone brings songs from her first Concord Record release Reflections of Rosemary to the stage. This touching musical tribute creates a musical portrait of her late mother-in-law, the legendary Rosemary Clooney. Thrasher-Horne Center, Orange Park, 276-6750,

Oct 16 at 8 pm THE MUSIC OF MICHAEL JACKSON From his early years with the Jackson 5 to his mega-hit album Thriller and beyond, take a symphonic adventure through the legendary career of the King of Pop. A rock solid band and dynamite vocals are front and center with the Jacksonville Symphony. Times-Union Center, Moran Theater, 354-5547,

Nov 6 at 7:30 pm TWIST & SHOUT The definitive Beatles experience played by brilliant musicians. The band takes text message requests from the audience during the show and delivers a closing set that incorporates some of these audience favorites. Thrasher-Horne Center, Orange Park, 276-6750,

Nov 13 at 8 pm JASON BONHAM’S LED ZEPPELIN EXPERIENCE Jason Bonham’s performance celebrates the life and music of his father, Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham, in true epic fashion. As Bonham and his band rock through Led Zeppelin’s hallowed catalog, behind them, giant screens will display futuristic art, home movies and photos. Florida Theatre, 355-2787,

Dec 10- Jan 9 G.I. HOLIDAY JUKEBOX Swing along with our four fantastic entertainers as they recreate a World War II USO cabaret show! An open dance floor onstage lets you really get into the show! Limelight Theatre, St. Augustine, (904) 825-1164 #10,

Dec 15 at 8 pm PETER WHITE CHRISTMAS featuring Rick Braun & Mindi Abair Peter White, an extraordinary and fluent acoustic guitarist, is joined by Mindi Abair, a double-edged talent from her fluid saxophone to emotive vocals, and Rick Braun, a masterful trumpet/flugelhorn player. Florida Theatre, 355-2787,

Dec 14 & 16 at 8 pm HOLIDAY POPS Once again the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra will regale patrons of St. Augustine with the ever popular Holiday Pops concerts. Due to the popularity of the Holiday Pops, EMMA offers two evening performances. Flagler College Auditorium, St. Augustine, 797-2800,

Dec 31- Jan 22 AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’ Featuring songs from various jazz greats of the Harlem Renaissance, this popular musical revue style play is sure to get your toes tappin’. Players by the Sea, 249-0289

Jan 14- 15 at 8 pm I LOVE A PIANO! Straight from the piano bench come the beloved classics of Gershwin, Joplin, Rachmaninoff, Beethoven, Irving Berlin, Billy Joel and more. The witty Rich Ridenour serves up the all-time piano favorites with a pinch of Victor Borge humor, a grand Steinway and your Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra. Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, 354-5547,

Jan 19- 22 CAPITOL STEPS The Capitol Steps began as a group of Senate staffers who set out to satirize in song the very people and places that employed them. Set to popular tunes, these songs poke fun at both the Left and the Right! Wilson Center for the Arts, 632-3373 or 1-888-860-BWAY,

Jan 26- Feb 13 A CLOSER WALK WITH PATSY CLINE This show is a theatrical presentation documenting Patsy’s career from the time that she was 14 years old until her untimely death at 30 in a plane crash in Camden, Tennessee. Gail Bliss’ performance has the stamp of approval by the Cline estate. Alhambra, 641-1212,

Feb 12 at 6:30 pm EXTRAVAGANZA 2011 A celebration of the arts and the Douglas Anderson students with music, writing, film, dance and theatre, as well as a stunning display of visual art. Their Shining Star series will feature a prominent alumnus from Douglas Anderson’s very early years. Times-Union Center Moran Theatre, 346-5620,

Feb 13 at 7 pm FRANKIE VALLI & THE 4 SEASONS Times-Union Center Moran Theater, 632-3373 or 1-888-860-BWAY,

Feb 26 at 8 pm JOHNNY MATHIS IN CONCERT Johnny Mathis, famous for his romantic hits, will be in Jacksonville enchanting audiences with over 50 years of beautiful melodies! Times-Union Center Moran Theater, 632-3373 or 1-888-860-BWAY,