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Direct from Sweden, The Music of ABBA Arrives in Virginia Beach this September


Words and Images Courtesy of the Sandler Center.


The Music of ABBA are no strangers to the incomparable sound and look of Sweden’s greatest music export. Paying meticulous attention to costumes, make-up, musical arrangements, movements, and singing, the band leaves nothing to chance. And now, The Music of ABBA brings their unparalleled tribute show to the Sandler Center this fall.

The Langley Federal Credit Union Concert Series will present Direct from Sweden: The Music of ABBA on Tuesday, September 19 at 7:30 PM at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets will go on sale this Wednesday, August 2 at 10 AM and can be purchased at Ticketmaster.com or by visiting the Sandler Center box office located at 201 Market Street, Virginia Beach, VA 23462. Tickets are priced at $34, $39, $44, $49, and $69, plus applicable fees.

Dance, sing along and enjoy the hits like Dancing Queen, Chiquitita, Waterloo, Mamma Mia, The Winner Takes it All, Fernando, SOS, Take a Chance, Money Money Money, Knowing Me Knowing You, Super Trouper, Gimme Gimme Gimme, Voulez-Vous, and many more.

With over 400 million records sold, ABBA is Sweden’s biggest export ever. When the Musical “Mamma Mia” hit American stages in 2000, it became an instant classic, and the ABBA tribute was born. The Music of ABBA adds a few of ABBA’s live traits such as great solos, musical numbers, and a complete live band with back-up singers, ensuring an extra dimension that’s unheard of in most similar productions.

ABBA is the greatest pop group of all time, only compared to Elvis and The Beatles. ABBA started in 1971 and ended as a group in 1982. Their music continues to be passed on from generation to generation and is loved by the whole world. Direct from Sweden: The Music of ABBA will deliver the closest ABBA experience you’ll ever get with some of Sweden’s most experienced and talented singers and musicians playing 100% live. The audience will be on their feet for the entire show!

ABOUT THE SANDLER CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS: The Sandler Center opened on November 3, 2007 and is managed by Oak View Group (OVG360). With 1,308 seats and a soaring glass façade, the building is located in the heart of Virginia Beach’s Town Center, a hub for cultural entertainment. With local and international talent visiting the Sandler Center, performances are perfect for audiences of all ages. Patrons will experience an intimate environment when visiting the Sandler Center, as no seat is further than 100 ft. from the stage. Learn more at SandlerCenter.org and Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

ABOUT OVG360:

OVG360, a division of Oak View Group, is a full-service venue management and hospitality company that helps client-partners reimagine the sports, live entertainment, and convention industries for the betterment of the venue, employees, artists, athletes, and surrounding communities. With a portfolio of more than 200 client-partners spanning arenas, stadiums, convention centers, performing arts centers, cultural institutions, and state fairs around the globe, OVG360 provides a set of services, resources and expertise designed to elevate every aspect of business that matters to venue operators. Service-oriented and driven by social responsibility, OVG360 helps facilities drive value through excellence and innovation in food services, booking and content development, sustainable operations, public health and public safety and more.

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