REVEL BEACH, Atlantic City, NJ (May 14, 2012) – Revel, the $2.4 billion entertainment destination, presents legendary musicians and chart toppers in separate concerts at Ovation Hall; The Gipsy Kings will perform Friday, August 3 and Barry Manilow will perform Saturday, September 8.
The Gipsy Kings consist of two bands of brothers: the Reyes (Nicolas, Canut, Paul, Patchai, Andre) and the Baliardos (Tonino, Paco, Diego). The Reyes and Baliardo boys were the offspring of Spanish gypsy families that had fled into France to escape Spain’s Civil War. They grew up roaming the south of France, working harvests and making music. Recently, The Gipsy Kings appeared on ABC Television’s Dancing With the Stars and performed their hit “Bamboleo.”
With worldwide sales of more than 80 million records, Barry Manilow’s success is a benchmark in popular music. He is ranked as the top Adult Contemporary chart artist of all time, according to R&R and Billboard Magazines. Rolling Stone crowned him “a giant among entertainers… the showman of our generations,” and Frank Sinatra summed up Manilow best when Ol’ Blue Eyes told the British press, “He’s next.” Manilow’s track record includes 47 top 40 hits on the Billboard Hot 100.
Barry Manilow’s new album, LIVE IN LONDON, hit the Billboard charts at #1 Top Internet Albums, #5 Indie Albums, and #24 of Billboard’s Top 200. That’s the highest charting LIVE album since 1977.
Tickets for both shows go on sale on Wednesday, May 23 at 10 a.m. at all Ticketmaster locations, online at Ticketmaster.com and by calling 800-745-3000.
Ovation Hall, designed by Scéno Plus, creates an elevated concert experience for more than 5,000 fans by making the expansive space feel decidedly intimate. Every seat has an unobstructed view of the performer and a state-of-the-art sound system puts the audience in the center of the action with immersive audibility.
Revel opened its doors on April 2 with an eight week preview culminating with the resort premiere on Memorial Day weekend. Spanning 6.3 million square feet and standing 47 stories tall in Atlantic City, Revel is bringing a true resort option to the Northeast. The beachfront destination is smoke-free and features 1,800 rooms with an ocean view, two performance spaces, more than a dozen restaurants, two nightclubs, a dayclub, spa, beach club, retail shops and a casino.
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Editor’s note: High-resolution images and B-roll are available for download on Revel’s media center at http://media.revelresorts.com/.
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