For those who have a passion for classic rock, the Living Arts Centre (LAC) is the place to be in February.
Get the Led Out (GTLO) showcases the music of Led Zeppelin. Dubbed as “The American Led Zeppelin,” the Philadelphia-based group was formed in 2003 by six veteran multi-instrumentalist musicians who deliver the music of the renowned rock band with the same high energy and mystical intensity.
In the studio, Led Zeppelin used a process known as “overdubbing” to layer many guitars, vocals, keyboards and various other instruments into their music. The group never attempted replicating their recorded work in concert as it would have required additional musicians. However, GTLO is the only act devoted to recreating the recorded works of the British rockers. Offering a strong focus on the early years of Led Zeppelin recordings, the show includes a special “acoustic set” with favourites such as Tangerine and The Battle of Evermore being performed with high-calibre instrumentation as guest singer Diana DeSantis joins the band.
Get the Led Out performs at 8 p.m. on Feb. 8 at LAC Hammerson Hall. Tickets are $50 to $70.
Rockin’ the Paradise transports the audience back 30 years to experience the energy and note-for-note accuracy of the legendary American rock band Styx, the only band to have four consecutive multi-platinum albums.
Highlighting the trademark high-pitched harmonies, energetic guitar, rhythm and keyboard accompaniments with impressive skill, Rockin’ the Paradise is considered the top Styx tribute band in America and one of the top tribute bands in the world.
See Rockin’ the Paradise at 8 p.m. on Feb. 14 at LAC Hammerson Hall. Tickets are $45 to $65.
Hotel California has been recreating the legendary sound of the Eagles for almost 30 years. The group has held the top spot as the number one Eagles tribute band since its inception in 1986 and continues to tour internationally. Their commitment to performing the legendary music of the Eagles has changed the attitude of many about how good a “tribute” band can be. Audiences learn quickly why Hotel California appears at top venues and festivals on a consistent basis.
Hotel California takes the stage at 8 p.m. Feb. 16 at LAC Hammerson Hall. Tickets are $40 to $60.
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Photo courtesy of Get the Led Out, Facebook.