Direct from Las Vegas – Carpenters Tribute Concert:
A Re-creation of the 1976 UK Tour is the definitive show celebrating the music and legacy of the famed brother-sister duo. Starring Sally Olson as Karen Carpenter and Ned Mills as Richard Carpenter, the show is a re-creation of the 1976 UK tour, featuring hits including “We’ve Only Just Begun”, “Yesterday Once More”, “Superstar”, Karen’s drum solo, Richard’s classical piano feature, a Spike Jones parody of “Close To You”, comedy antics and much more. The show opens with a tribute to Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass.
Randy Schmidt, author of Little Girl Blue: The Life of Karen Carpenter, says “Sally’s tribute to Karen Carpenter is heartfelt and honest” and David Halston of Tribute Masters says, “Sally is remarkable, spot-on, and delightfully entertaining.” Sally is truly unsurpassed in her startling representation of Karen Carpenter, including authentic hairstyles and makeup, vintage costumes, gestures, and stunning voice.
This exciting show has played to performing arts centers, cabarets including the famed Triad Theater in NYC, and SOLD OUT showrooms in Las Vegas. The show was featured at the Carpenters 50th Anniversary Celebration in Thousand Oaks, CA in April 2019. Sally is the first-ever and only Karen Carpenter tribute artist to perform with the world-renowned Las Vegas based review Legends in Concert. All Carpenters Tribute Concert performances in 2020 are in celebration of Karen Carpenter’s 70th Birthday, which was on March 2nd.
Carpenters Tribute Concert: A Re-creation of the 1976 UK Tour features a powerful live band, historical commentary, lovely arrangements and video, taking audiences on an incredible journey down memory lane into the world of the Carpenters – the world’s ONLY authentic Carpenters production in sight and sound.
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Carpenters Tribute, A Christmas Portrait
Starring Sally Olson and Ned Mills as Karen & Richard Carpenter, “A Christmas Portrait” takes the audience back in time to an old fashioned Christmas. The show recreates the nostalgia of the Carpenters’ 1977 and 1978 Christmas TV Specials, in addition to the silly and endearing humor that will make you feel like a kid again! The show features the holiday classics “Merry Christmas, Darling,” “Sleigh Ride,” “The Christmas Song” and much more, and includes many of the Carpenters’ greatest hits. Sally Olson is the first-ever Karen Carpenter tribute artist to perform with Legends in Concert.