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AUSTRALIAN BEE GEES at the EXCALIBUR

Discussion in 'Shows & Entertainment' started by GREGRIO, Jun 17, 2012.

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  1. GREGRIO

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    Enough said in my currant TR...After seeing these guys for
    a second time now, there's no improvement sorry to say...
    A SO-SO Show in a SO-SO showroom.
     
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    Agreed... their voices failed to impress. For $25, I was moderately displeased.

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    Do I recall reading something about another BeeGees tribute band in LV at another location?

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    When this show was announced, the title seemed very lame to me. I've never heard of a cover group using the original band's name - they usually use a clever play on words, an altered spelling, or something that sounds similar yet suggests that they recognize and honor the band they're paying tribute to. What right do these guys have to call themselves "Bee Gees" in any way? And just adding "Australian" in front of "Bee Gees" makes it seem that they're piggy-backing on the success of Human Nature. So that's two strikes of lameness against them before they've even sung a note.
     
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    I think they were piggy backing on the Autralian Pink floyd band name that band is huge they are playing arenas when they come over here
     
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    So I guess they're not even worth the $20 tickets through Travel Zoo?
     
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    If you're a Bee Gees fan, you'll probably have a good time.
    Lots of folks at both Shows I saw were enjoying it...at least
    from the audience response. I'm a 'player', I've had a little
    more experience with music/studio work etc. If you want to
    pick these guys apart, they don't seem to want to improve
    their sound or performance. They have the voices, they just
    don't perfect the sound of their Show.
    lol, as far as the name goes...I could care less.
    In re. to the Australian Pink Floyd (name aside....) saw 'em
    at the JOINT a couple years ago, I'm a big Floyd fan...
    The Pink Floyd Experience I saw at SMITH CENTER were the
    surperior band...you could close your eyes and 'almost' believe
    you were listening to the real thing. They were also coached
    by Gilmore.
     
  8. NickPapageorgio

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    While I agree with your comments about the show, I wholeheartedly disagree with this comment. Barry Gibb (the Aussie version) couldn't handle the high pitched sounds, and his voice cracked several times throughout the performance.

    I do realize that the Bee-Gees sound is one of the most difficult to reproduce, but i've heard far better Michael Jackson and Elvis impersonators. I expect better.

    It's ok.... It's as ok as vegas shows get. Louie Anderson has an ok show. The Australian Bee Gees won't overwhelmingly impress you. For a show like this to be good, it needs to really impress. I didn't hate it, but for Vegas, it's a sideshow.

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    I agree Greg, saw the show in April and wouldn't waste my time seeing it again.:eek:
     
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