The Legends show is coming to the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre stage on Wednesday, March 16, 2022. (Poster)

The Legends show is coming to the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre stage on Wednesday, March 16, 2022. (Poster)

Musical Legends coming to Cowichan stage

The show will include tributes to Roy Orbison, Connie Francis, Elvis Presley and Motown

Get ready for live performances of some of pop and rock n’ roll’s most iconic music, as the Legends Show hits the stage at the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre on Wednesday, March 16 for one night only starting at 7 p.m.

The show will include tributes to Roy Orbison, Connie Francis, Elvis Presley and Motown, packed with beloved songs of yesteryear that still shine today.

Headlining the cast is Jesse Aron, who will perform as Roy Orbison. A press release for the show says he is recognized as one of the U.S.’s top Orbison tribute performers; with an “effortless voice and uncanny resemblance to Roy, Jesse will take you back in time.” Listen for top hits ‘Crying’, ‘Pretty Woman’, ‘Only The Lonely’, and ‘Running Scared’.

Amberley Beatty “Canada’s tribute queen”, is pop icon Connie Francis. “Idolized by millions of fans around the world, Francis is best known for her hits such as ‘Where the Boys Are’, ‘Who’s Sorry Now’, ‘Your Cheatin’ Heart’, ‘Stupid Cupid’, and ‘Lipstick on Your Collar’,” describes the release.

As for who’s singing for the king, Pete Paquette will bring Elvis to the stage at the theatre. “Known for captivating his audiences through his incredible voice, high energy, charisma, and playful spontaneity with his audiences, this multi-award winning performer will leave you wanting more,” promises the release.

Cathy and Marlene, othewise known as The Tonettes, will bring the Motown hits with songs from Diana Ross, The Supremes and Aretha Franklin. “A performance not to be missed,” says the release.

Tickets for the show are $54. Purchase them at cowichanpac.ca/event/legends-show, or call the ticket centre at 250-746-2722.

Masks are mandatory at the event, and those 12 and older must show their vaccine passport. Those 19 and older must also show a photo ID.

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