First Look for Charity - Entertainment
"Million Dollar Quartet" is the smash-hit musical now at Chicago's Apollo Theater and in other cities. The musical is inspired by the famed recording session that brought together rock 'n' roll icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for the first and only time.
On Dec. 4, 1956, these four young musicians gathered at Sun Records in Memphis for what would be one of the greatest jam sessions ever. "Million Dollar Quartet" brings that legendary night to life, featuring a score of rock hits including "Blue Suede Shoes," "Fever," "That's All Right," "Sixteen Tons," "Great Balls of Fire," "Walk the Line," "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On," "Who Do You Love?," "Matchbox," "Folsom Prison Blues," "Hound Dog" and more.
This thrilling musical brings you inside the recording studio with four major talents who came together as a red-hot rock 'n' roll band for one unforgettable night. Visit First Look for Charity your chance to be a fly on the wall of fame... at MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET!
Reviews from the Chicago performances include "Raw Musical Exuberance! Powerhouse Performances! Jaw-Dropping and Hugely Enjoyable!" - Chicago Tribune; and "The Hottest Ticket Around! ... Sensational Performers! ... Rock 'n' Roll Heaven!" - Chicago Sun-Times
American English is widely regarded as one of the finest Beatles tribute bands. In voting by Chicago area fans, American English has been voted "Best Tribute Band" three of the past four years.
At its inception, American English was voted No. 1 by thousands of Beatles fans as winners of sound alike contests at Beatlefest. Then they won again the following two years.
American English also has won the Illinois Entertainer of the Year award. Their demand here and abroad, coupled with their spectacular fan base, has launched American English into larger venues and theaters worldwide.
Sam Leach, the original promoter of the Beatles in Liverpool, England, said succinctly: "American English is the best Beatles show on the planet! They are the Beatles incarnate!"
And Denny Laine of Wings exclaimed: "They're incredible! It's like virtual reality. By the end of the show, I actually felt sad, feeling the breakup of the Beatles all over again."