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Alan Parsons Live

Friday, March 25, 2016

Classic rock icon Alan Parsons takes his Alan Parsons Live Project 2016 tour to select cities around the globe including the Valley’s historic Celebrity Theatre at 8 p.m.

Tickets for the Danny Zelisko Presents concert are on sale at Celebrity Theatre or www.celebritytheatre.com

Alan Parsons' illustrious career as a recording engineer, producer, composer and artist gave way to multi-million selling records throughout the ‘70s and ‘80s. His 2016 tour’s greatest hits set list will undoubtedly include such musically diverse tunes as “Sirius,” “Eye In the Sky,” “Games People Play,” “Don‘t Answer Me,” “Time,” “I Robot,” “I Wouldn’t Want To Be Like You” and “Psychobabble.”

As a producer, Parsons worked with The Beatles’ albums Abbey Road and Let It Be, engineered Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon, and produced a string of multi-platinum hits for The Hollies, Pilot, Ambrosia, Al Stewart and other artists. Over the past couple of years, he’s worked on ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro’s album Grand Ukulele and on Porcupine Tree leader Steven Wilson’s solo release, The Raven That Refused To Sing (And Other Stories).

This November, Parsons’ Master Class Training Sessions “Get Back” to London’s Abbey Road. Parsons’ Master Class Training Sessions (MCTS) are held in recording studios around the world and allow attendees hands-on interactive instruction from Parsons on the 'art and science' of sound recording. If his MCTS’s aren’t at a city (or country) near you, he has an instructional video: Alan Parsons’ Art & Science Of Sound Recording, a ten-hour series available in a three-DVD boxed set and narrated by actor and musician Billy Bob Thornton.

Earlier this year, Parsons received the 2015 Sound:check Lifetime Achievement Award for his professional work, remarkable creativity and immeasurable contribution to the entertainment industry.

Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets ($29, $39, $49 and $69) go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, November 13 at Celebrity Theatre, 440 N. 32nd St., in Phoenix, or online at www.celebritytheatre.com. To charge by phone, call 602-267-1600 ext.1. All tickets are subject to a surcharge.

About Danny Zelisko Presents: Danny Zelisko has been bringing shows to Valley since 1974. He founded and ran Evening Star Productions up until 2001 when he sold his beloved company. He and his crew bring concerts weekly to the Southwestern USA, in the best venues specifically chosen for each act, to ensure the best experience for the audience. Danny hosts a weekly radio show, Phoenix's Finest Rock every Thursday night at 8:00 PM, heard locally on 93.9 FM, or on the internet at www.KWSS.org. For more information: www.dannyzeliskopresents.com


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