FastLove: A Tribute to George Michael

Tue November 12, 2019 - 7:30 PM
FastLove: A Tribute to George Michael

Arts Commons Presents
Special Presentation

FastLove: A Tribute to George Michael

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 
Arts Commons, Jack Singer Concert Hall

Pre-show 80s & 90s Lobby Party 6:30pm
Concert at 7:30pm*
Includes an intermission

Experience the world’s most prestigious and professionally produced show paying tribute to the life and work of George Michael.

Direct from London’s West End, this tribute show features all the hits from Wham! and his solo career, including Careless Whisper, Faith, Father Figure and many more.

FastLove features a professional cast of singers and a full band who create an authentic sound and mind-blowing performance - don't miss this spectacular show!

Start your evening off with a 80s drag preshow spectacle! Featuring some of Calgary’s most beloved gender-bending royalty, vogue performers, this pre-show experience will be one for the books. Complete with a DJ to keep the party going, expect hair rock, attitude, and a whole lotta fun.

Dress to Impress - It’s an 80s/90s Costume Contest!
Let’s celebrate the 80s/90s together! All ticket-holders are invited to dress up - go a little crazy with neon, headbands, and maybe even tulle. Come dressed for the occasion (optional of course) and join the fun!

Judging will begin one hour prior to the concert (6:30 p.m. on Nov 12th) and will end 15 minutes before the concert begins.

Contest Categories: 1. Funniest 80s/90s Costume 2. Most Original 80s/90s Costume 3. Best 80s/90s Couple. Winners will be picked in each category and will be notified during intermission. And of course, there will be prizes!

 

 

*Please be on time. For the respect of the artists and other patrons, latecomers will only be seated at an appropriate break in the performance.

 

The Jack Singer Concert Hall in Arts Commons is described as one of the most beautiful and acoustically acclaimed venues in North America. Home of Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, BD&P World Music, and TD Jazz, audiences are treated to some of the world's finest musical events. The hall also welcomes a spectrum of events each season from TED talks and National Geographic speakers, to wedding dinners on the stage and rock stars on tour.

Ideal for: Weddings, performances, meetings, graduation ceremonies, and corporate events
Capacity: 1797 – Theatre-style seating 150 – Formal dinner seating 200 – Cocktail reception 
Lighting & A/V: Fully customizable lighting and A/V options
Stage: Stage measures 86' wide by 38' deep. 
Accessibility: Theatre seating includes wheelchair accessible Seats

Named after Mr. Jack Singer ($1.5M contribution from his sons, Alan and Stephen Singer), the concert hall is also the home of the Carthy Organ donated by the Carthy Foundation in the amount of $750,000 in memory of Mrs. Margaret Mannix. Suspended high above the stage is a laminated, 185,000-pound (90-ton) spruce-wood acoustical canopy that can be raised or lowered to tune the hall according to the specific needs of each performer.

Over its 32 year life, Jack Singer Concert Hall has undergone many upgrades to ensure that it remains a state-of-the-art performance hall, including a new million dollar sound system with state-of-the-art hearing assistance in 2004, a complete replacement of all its analog sound boards in 2014, and the future replacement of all of its seats to be completed by fall 2017.

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