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B - BeatleShow Tribute! At Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino The Fab Four Show
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26 December 2010

The Beatles show provides an hour and a half of great entertainment with singing that almost matches up to the originals and takes one back to the days when Paul, Ringo, George and John made the worst of the days seem better.

The theater is located right across the street from Bellagio and is very convenient to reach; being situated in the middle of the Strip. The vouchers for the Beatles show are easily available from online bookings through Viator and the VIP seats recently re-hauled offer an improved view of the show. It appears like a seamless experience as the tickets are easily handed over on presenting the vouchers at the box office in the theatre.

As for the show itself, the Fab four -- the main singers of the Beatles show -- are superb as they sing and they even look like the original Beatles. For a Beatles fan, it can be described as a delight to the eyes and the ears. The guys perform a few of the greatest hits including "I Want to Hold Your Hand", "Hard Days Night", "Twist and Shout", "Sergeant Peppers" and "Hey Jude".

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Unique Gifts - Hire A Star For A Private Performance
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03 August 2010

Unique Gifts - Hire A Star For A Private PerformanceSome individuals aren’t content to simply pick up a pair of shoes or a tie for a gift. Some like to go all out and splurge on the ultimate gifts, like rare sports cars, yachts, mansions and, in some cases, private bookings from the world’s foremost entertainers.

Whether you’re looking to hire someone to cater to your party or looking to find someone the ultimate gift, booking a private performance by a world famous star is always a great way to go. A famous person playing a personal gig isn’t as rare as you might think. While being the “ultimate,” surely, it’s also a lucrative proposition that most stars do not pass up.

Of course, when you’re talking about getting a private performance from a popular singer or comedian, their popularity will dictate the price. Prices can range from a few thousands dollars to a few hundred thousand for one show; and if you want someone really famous, you’ll have to either work on their schedule or shell out the extra dough.

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A Short Biography of Motown Legend Diana Ross
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27 May 2010

A Short Biography of Motown Legend Diana RossKnown as one of R&B’s original divas, Diana Ross is a famous singer and actress who was instrumental in shaping the “Motown sound” in the 1960s and partly responsible for helping to change a country’s attitude about many social issues. As lead singer of the famous group The Supremes and as a solo artist, Ross has amassed over 100 million record sales across the globe.

Ross was born Diana Ernestine Earle Ross on March 26, 1944 in Detroit, Michigan. During the era, young black teenagers used to form into singing groups and perform on corners, in schools, or anywhere else they could showcase their music. Ross formed a group with some of her friends, including Mary Wilson and Florence Ballard. Barbara Martin was eventually added.

The group, known as The Supremes, was signed to Motown Records in 1961. Barbara Martin left the group in 1962, and instead of replacing her, the trio of girls powered on without a fourth member. Berry Gordy felt the set up was better this way. He also noticed that Diana stood out among the girls, and in 1963, Ross became the group’s lead vocalist.

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Legends of the 1970s - Tom Petty
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23 April 2010

Legends of the 1970s - Tom PettyOne of the most successful bands of the 1970s and most influential of the 1980s, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers are a platinum-selling rock band whose success is only bested by Tom Petty and his solo career. With a canon of classic hits, Petty remains one of rock’s greatest living legends and still dabbles in music after decades in the industry.

Petty was born Thomas Earl Petty on October 20, 1950 in Gainesville, Florida. Like many boys born in the 50s, Tom found his first real musical influence in Elvis Presley. And after seeing The Beatles on The Ed Sullivan Show, Petty was positive that he wanted to form a rock band and perform music.

In the 1970s, Tom wasted no time seeing his dream to fruition. He hooked up with a few other young musicians from the area and formed the Sundowners. Later, they switched their name to Mudcrutch and developed a local following. After no commercial success, Petty left to go solo, but would come back quickly to form Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers.

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The Royal Albert Hall, London has played host to nearly 200,000 shows
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03 December 2009

The Royal Albert Hall, London has played host to nearly 200,000 showsEngland has been offering up some of the world’s best entertainment for centuries, and in the City of Westminster in London, the Royal Albert Hall is perhaps the area’s most well known arts venue and a recognizable venue all across the globe.

Although the Hall has only been open since 1871 and has only been playing Summer Proms concerts since 1941 when they were bombed out of the Queen’s Hall, its legacy is as detailed as London itself.

To date, Royal Albert Hall has played host to nearly 200,000 shows, including opera, ballet, awards shows, rock and classical concerts, school events, and even tennis matches among other events. Supposedly, the Hall was to be the Central Hall of Arts and Sciences, but Queen Victoria decided to change the name to honor her dead husband, Prince Albert.

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Frank Sinatra - An Entertainer for 6 Decades
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18 November 2009

Frank Sinatra - An Entertainer for 6 Decades

Ol' Blue Eyes, the Chairman of the Board, and the man everyone could recognize as simply “The Voice”: That was Francis Albert Sinatra. Born on December 12, 1915 in Hoboken, New Jersey, Sinatra was the son of a fire-fighting boxer and a politically-driven mother.

To anyone examining Frank's legacy, it seems his career spanned the entire 1900s - a accolade that isn't far off the truth at all. Sinatra was a singer, award-winning actor, and a director and producer of both film and music. When he died in 1998, the world lost one its most famous and most talented icons.

Sinatra started out his life wanting to be a professional sportswriter. It wasn't until hearing Bing Crosby on the radio that a young Sinatra decided to give singing a try. Around the time WWII started, Sinatra's singing career began to take off.

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