2014 sees the 40th ABBA anniversary of their timeless classic Waterloo.
To mark this, tribute show Abba Reunion is coming to Buxton Opera House on Saturday, January 25 for one night only, starring the original ‘Frida’ from London’s West End tribute.
Having taken Europe by storm in 1974 when they won the Eurovision Song Contest with Waterloo, ABBA went onto top pop charts worldwide for almost a decade.
In 1999, their songs were adapted into the phenomenally successful musical Mamma Mia which has grossed over $2 billion worldwide and introduced a whole new generation to hit songs including Knowing Me, Knowing You, Take A Chance On Me, Thank You for the Music, Money, Money, Money, The Winner Takes It All, Voulez Vous and SOS.
The unique Abba sound is replicated with incredible attention to detail, using a six-piece band featuring electric and acoustic guitars, keyboards and piano, drums and bass guitar.
The lyrics and music penned by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus are recreated by all six performers on stage with the main focus on Agnetha and Frida. whose differentiating voices helped create that sound. Accurate vocals, mannerisms, outstanding authentic choreography and a full live-band, combined with stunning replica costumes captivates audiences from the opening refrain to the final sing-along chorus of this two - hour spectacular.
ABBA Reunion gives fans old and new the opportunity to once again get together and re-live the addictive Abba phenomenon that swept the airwaves and discos during the 70s and 80s in this feelgood, party style concert. From Waterloo to Dancing Queen, all of the hits are performed.
Tickets for the ABBA Reunion tribute show are available from the box office by calling 0845 127 2190.
The show gets under way at 7.30pm.