Podcast with Australian Bee Gee’s MATT BALDONI

Podcast with Australian Bee Gee’s MATT BALDONI from SHOWBIZ CHICAGO on Vimeo.

FB headshotCurrently touring the world as Barry Gibb in the THE AUSTRALIAN BEE GEES SHOW, classical guitarist MATT BALDONI discusses the tribute show and the influence the brothers had on popular culture. Matt also picks up his Maton guitar to how Barry Gibb uniquely played the instrument. For more information visit BroadwayInChicago.com 

Matt Baldoni (Barry)

Matt Baldoni, originally from Grass Valley, CA is a resident of Las Vegas. He holds a B.A. in Classical Guitar Performance from California and graduate studies in Studio/Jazz Guitar from the University of Southern California. His live touring credits include Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons, Melissa Manchester, Il Divo, Mindi Abair, Keiko Matsui, Platters/Drifters/Coasters, Jeffrey Osborne, Trent Carlini, Clint Holmes and  the Lon Bronson All Stars. Studio credits include Busta Rhymes, Hilary Duff, Nike, Bank of America, Cricket Wireless, Kim Possible, Boston Public, and the School of Rock film soundtrack.  Matt was also the musical director/composer/guitarist for “The NFL Show” on Fox Sports Net (2002-3 season), and was on faculty at Hollywood Musician’s Institute GIT Program.  Production show/Broadway credits include Mamma Mia, Monty Python’s Spamalot, The Who’s TOMMY, Hats! the Musical, Hairspray, Godspell, MJ Live, Vegas! the Show, Legends In Concert, Greg London’s Icons, Smith Center Opening Gala 2012, and KA by Cirque Du Soleil.  Matt holds endorsements with Gibson USA, GHS/Rocktron, Mesa Boogie, and Levy’s Leathers.

Broadway In Chicago is thrilled to announce THE AUSTRALIAN BEE GEES SHOW opens tonight, July 14, 2013 at 6:00pm.  THE AUSTRALIAN BEE GEES SHOW Chicago premiere is playing at the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place (175 East Chestnut) for a limited four-week engagement through Aug. 4, 2013.

From the producers that brought you RAIN – A Tribute to The Beatles, the show that saw its days performing on cruise ships to becoming an internationally acclaimed Broadway show andLet It Be, London’s West End production, Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin ExperiencePFX – The Pink Floyd ExperienceAnnerin Productions and co-producer SPI Entertainment, a prominent theatrical production company both in and out of Las Vegas, presents THE AUSTRALIAN BEE GEES SHOW, a celebration of one of the most influential and famous musical groups of all time.

Their record breaking music is captivated on stage with mesmerizing resemblance in sound and mannerisms. Get ready for the new AUSTRALIAN BEE GEES SHOW, a multimedia theatrical concert experience that takes a nostalgic trip through the legacy the Bee Gees left behind while celebrating over four decades of the infectious music written by the Gibb brothers.  Together for more than 17 years, THE AUSTRALIAN BEE GEES SHOW has mastered the look, sound and personality of the adored trio, while cementing their reputation as the world’s leading Bee Gees show.

THE AUSTRALIAN BEE GEES SHOW captures unsurpassed and state of the art sound, live camera images, and vivid graphics that will get you dancin’ on your feet. From early hits (Massachusetts, New York Mining Disaster 1941, To Love Somebody) to later classics (Stayin’ Alive and You Should Be Dancin’) this show will have you reliving your favourite Bee Geesmoments.

Some Bee Gees Facts:  The Bee Gees are one of the top five of the most successful recording artists of all time alongside the Beatles, McCartney, Elvis and Michael Jackson.   Having sold more than 220 million records worldwide, the Bee Gees are still proving that their music is Stayin’ Alive and have had at least 2,500 artists record their songs.

SPI Entertainment, Inc. is a leading Production Company & Talent Agency with six successful resident award-winning shows in the entertainment capital of the world, Las Vegas, and more than 10 shows touring internationally. With a successful track record of building entertainment brands and partnering with world-class entertainers, SPI has become the preeminent Theatrical Producer & Talent Agency in Las Vegas and beyond. Current Productions include Smokey Robinson Presents: Human Nature – The Motown Show, Boyz II Men, Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth, Australia’s Thunder From Down Under, Divas – Starring Frank Marino, The Australian Bee Gees Show, and American Storm. www.SPIentertainment.com

Annerin Productions is a division of the Canadian based company, Jeff Parry Promotions, which has been a North American promotion company for over 30 years. Due to worldwide success, Annerin Productions Limited was also created as a UK division of Jeff Parry Promotions.  Our goal is to produce high quality entertainment, in the form of theatrical tribute concerts, allowing audiences all over the world to experience legendary artists who are no longer touring.   Successful international touring productions include: RAIN – A Tribute to The Beatles, Let It Be, Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience, and PFX – The Pink Floyd Experience.  www.Annerin.com

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE

The performance schedule for THE AUSTRALIAN BEE GEES SHOW is as follows:

Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m.

Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m.

Thursdays at 7:30 p.m.

Fridays at 7:30 p.m.

Saturdays at 2 & 8 p.m.

Sundays at 2 & 6 p.m.

Please note: Ticket prices and performance schedule are subject to change.

TICKET INFORMATION

Tickets for THE AUSTRALIAN BEE GEES SHOW at the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place range from $35-$80.  A select number of premium seats are also available for many performances. Tickets are available now for groups of 10 or more by calling Broadway In Chicago Group Sales at (312) 977-1710.  Tickets are available at all Broadway In Chicago Box Offices (24 W. Randolph St., 151 W. Randolph St., 18 W. Monroe St. and 175 E. Chestnut), the Broadway In Chicago Ticket Kiosk at Water Tower Place (845 N. Michigan Ave.), the Broadway In Chicago Ticket Line at (800) 775-2000, all Ticketmaster retail locations and online atwww.BroadwayInChicago.com.

For more information, visit www.BroadwayInChicago.com or www.ABGSHOW.com