Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 9, 2010
Celebrity entertainers Matthew & Gunnar Nelson announced the RICKY NELSON REMEMBERED 25th ANNIVERSARY TOUR is headed to the 2010 Flower Power Concert Series at EPCOT® this month where they will headline special engagement shows on April 16, 17, 18. It is the 8th consecutive year the Nelsons have performed at the major festival concert series in Florida.
“It’s only fitting we bring the 25th anniversary tour to Florida,” said Matthew Nelson. “We love coming back every year to EPCOT® for this incredible music series. It’s always so much fun!”
"The Flower Power Concert series at EPCOT® is a blast! It gives us an incredible opportunity to have a real ‘Garden Party’ with all the Ricky Nelson fans,” adds Gunnar Nelson. “We’re excited to bring the 25th Anniversary RICKY NELSON REMEMBERED tour to EPCOT® this year.”
“RICKY NELSON REMEMBERED” is a unique multi media entertainment event featuring the live music of Ricky Nelson's hit songs (including “Hello Mary Lou", "Travelin' Man”, “Garden Party") performed by Ricky's own twin sons Matthew & Gunnar and includes never before seen big screen video footage of the NELSON family with interviews from celebrities influenced by Ricky Nelson. The show appeals to a wide audience and multiple generations and celebrates the life of America’s original ‘Teen Idol’. This year 2010 marks the 25th anniversary of Rick Nelson's passing in a tragic New Year’s Eve plane crash.
“RICKY NELSON REMEMBERED” stars Matthew and Gunnar Nelson, the identical twin sons of Rock’n’Roll Hall of Famer Ricky Nelson and grandsons of ‘50s TV icons Ozzie & Harriet Nelson. When Matthew & Gunnar hit #1 on the Billboard with their rock band NELSON with their self-penned #1 mega hit "(Can't Live Without Your) Love & Affection" it put the Nelson family in the Guinness Book of World Records as the ONLY family in entertainment history with THREE generations of #1 HITMAKERS! With their rock band NELSON, Matthew and Gunnar have (5) Five Top 40 Billboard hits, (4) Four #1 MTV videos and have sold over 6.5 million albums worldwide!
RICKY NELSON REMEMBERED starring Matthew and Gunnar Nelson
*25th Anniversary Tour featuring the Stone Canyon Band*
April 16, 17, 18 in the open air America Gardens Theatre at EPCOT® with three shows nightly at 5:15pm, 6:30pm and 7:45pm. Admission to the theme park includes the concert
About Ricky Nelson
Ricky Nelson has been inducted into the Rockabilly and Rock'n'Roll Hall of Fames and has been honored with two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Ricky Nelson is the only artist to have a number one song "Poor Little Fool”, number one movie "Rio Bravo" and a number one TV show "Ozzie & Harriet" all in same week. Ricky Nelson's "Travelin' Man" music performance montage on TV's longest running sitcom "Ozzie & Harriet" is recognized as the first conceptual music video.
Rick Nelson is credited with co-founding Country-Rock music, and has sold over 100 million lifetime record sales (verified by RIAA). As a singer-songwriter, Rick Nelson’s biggest hit was “Garden Party” which was recently honored in the Nashville Music Garden. For more information on the 25th Anniversary RICKY NELSON REMEMBERED TOUR, visit http://www.RickyNelsonRemembered.com or contact Obi Steinman at JHFP(at)aol(dot)com.
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