Performing: 08/21/2015 - Buy Tickets
The Wilbur Theatre
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Justin Hayward Comes to The Wilbur
WHAT: On Friday, August 21st, 2015, Justin Hayward is coming to The Wilbur in Boston’s historic Theatre District.
Justin Hayward, the legendary voice of The Moody Blues, will be live in concert for an intimate evening with his trio at The Wilbur Theatre Friday, Aug. 21st at 8:00 p.m. The ticket price is $50.00-$65.00 and is on sale to the general public now at www.ticketmaster.com or www.thewilbur.com.
The Spirits…Live Tour brings Hayward back to where he recorded “Spirits…Live — Live at the Buckhead Theatre, Atlanta,” a CD and DVD of his first solo performance in 17 years. The DVD, released with the CD in August 2014, also landed at #1 on the Billboard Music Video Sales chart. The show combined tracks from the ‘Spirits’ album alongside a mix of classic and rarely heard Moody Blues songs and Hayward’s worldwide hit “Forever Autumn.”
Hayward will be performing at The Wilbur Theatre with his trio, which includes show opener and English guitar sensation Mike Dawes along with vocalist Julie Ragins.
As lead vocalist, guitarist and songwriter for The Moody Blues, Hayward penned and sang many of the group’s mega-hits including “Nights in White Satin,” “Your Wildest Dreams,” “Tuesday Afternoon,” “Story in Your Eyes,” “Question,” “I Know You’re Out There Somewhere,” and “Ride My See-Saw.” These songs propelled his 40 year career with one of the most enduring and beloved rock bands in music history.
Still rocking in 2014, The Moody Blues have released 24 albums in a career spanning nearly five decades. They have sold more than 70 million albums, earning them 18 platinum discs and all manner of awards including Playboy “Group of the Year,” the “Golden Ticket” award for selling the most tickets at Madison Square Garden, and an Ivor Novello for Outstanding Contribution to British Music.
Individually, Hayward has received four ASCAP awards, the BMI Million Plays award for “Story in Your Eyes,” as well as numerous other songwriter awards around the world. His song “Nights in White Satin” features regularly in the all time lists of favorite songs, including being in the top ten Songs of the Millenium, voted for by the public, on BBC TV.
For more information on Justin Hayward, please visit: www.justinhayward.com/
For tickets and more information about The Wilbur and other great events visit http://thewilbur.com.
WHEN: Friday, August 21st, 2015 – 8:00 PM
COST: $50.00 – $65.00
WHERE: The Wilbur | 246 Tremont Street | Boston, MA 02116 | 617.248.9700
TICKETS: Visit www.thewilbur.com, or call the box office at 617.248.9700
About The Wilbur:
Celebrating 100 years, The Wilbur, nestled in Boston’s historic Theatre District, is the premiere destination for comedy and music in Boston, MA. Built in 1914 by The Shubert Brothers, The Wilbur opened in 1915 and was named for The Shubert Theatre’s manager A.L. Wilbur. Recently revitalized by former Comedy Connection owner Bill Blumenreich in July of 2008, The Wilbur has become a first-class venue showcasing A-list comedians and musicians. A Comedy Central verified venue, the theater has attracted the best of the best in comedy including Aziz Ansari, Louis CK, Kevin Hart, Katt Williams and Jim Gaffigan. They also boast award-winning musicians from all genres such as Boyz II Men, Lauryn Hill, Lyle Lovitt and Smoky Robinson. Offering an intimate show setting, The Wilbur provides the perfect environment for enjoying comedy sensations and chart topping artists in the heart of Boston’s historic Theater District.
The Wilbur is located at 246 Tremont Street in Boston, MA. For more information, please visit www.thewilbur.com, or call 617.248.9700.