Live Nation presents Brian Regan!
At The Peabody in Daytona Beach, FL at 8:00pm
Critics, fans and fellow comedians agree: Brian Regan is one of the most respected comedians in the country with Vanity Fair calling Brian, “The funniest stand-up alive,” and Entertainment Weekly calling him, “Your favorite comedian’s favorite comedian.” Having built his 30-plus year career on the strength of his material alone, Brian’s non-stop theater tour continuously fills the most beautiful venues across North America, visiting close to 100 cities each year.
Puccini’s Madama Butterfly is the story of an innocent young geisha who falls in love with an American Navy lieutenant, only to be faced with an all-consuming heartbreak. Puccini’s emotionally charged opera will be fully staged with a new set, by Teatro Lirico D’Europa, who will also debut several new soloists for us here in Daytona Beach. The accompanying 40-piece orchestra will feature a special ensemble of all American musicians, and the production will include a local student playing Sorrow, Butterfly’s son. Performed in the original Italian language and featuring English supertitles.
Five-time GRAMMY® Award winning singer/songwriter and former lead vocalist and keyboardist of Steely Dan and The Doobie Brothers, Michael McDonald, brings his solo performance to Daytona Beach for the first time! Backed by his full band and a substantial repertoire of hits, including “What A Fool Believes,” “Minute By Minute,” “Takin’ It to the Streets,” and “I Keep Forgettin’ (Every Time You’re Near),” from his numerous gold and platinum-selling albums, McDonald’s engaging performance is sure to thrill!
AEG Live and Peabody present
The Legend Lives On...
In their first tour in North America, this will be your chance to hear an orchestra with a glorious history, including close associations with Johann Sebastian Bach, Franz Liszt and Richard Strauss. Founded in 1491, the world renowned Staatskapelle Weimar Orchestra is the oldest in Germany. Piano soloist, Vadym Kholodenko is the 2013 winner of the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. Leading the orchestra will be the 2013 Royal Philharmonic Music Awards "Conductor of the Year," Maestro Kirill Karabits, who will bring his energizing presence to the podium.