Genesis tribute for Cardiff Tramshed

By GEM Staff Reporter in Local People

THE MUSICAL BOX, internationally acclaimed for its historical

re-enactment of early Genesis’ works, is coming back to the UK,

following their sell out 2016 tour to perform The Black Show -

a re-imagining of their critically acclaimed, progressive rock tour "Selling England By The Pound’.

Aptly timed to celebrate 50 years of Genesis in 2017, 

this year the show will include classic songs from all of the bands early albums. The emblematic 1974 show, originally 

only ever seen in America, allowed Genesis and Peter Gabriel

to attain rockstar status and became a pivotal moment in the bands history, to this day enjoying a cult following from nostalgic and

young music lovers alike.

With  Peter  Gabriel’s  famous  theatrics  and  Genesis’ 

unique musicianship,  the  band’s artistry would produce some of the most iconic images and sounds of the progressive

rock era, such as the mythic, 23 minutes long Supper’s Ready, 

considered to be on of the most intense live music experiences ever created.

The Musical Box shows are the closest fans can get today of the full Genesis,

early years tour experience.

Exclusively licensed by Peter Gabriel and Genesis, the band performed for more than a million spectators worldwide in some of the most

prestigious venues such as the London Royal Albert Hall, and had the privilege of receiving Phil Collins and Steve Hackett from Genesis as

performing guests. With its quest for authenticity, THE MUSICAL BOX is often cited as the best interpretation group in the world, proving

the relevance of performing contemporary classics.

FACTS:

• It’s the 50 years anniversary of Genesis. 

• Peter Gabriel watched the show in Bristol with his family, and was greatly impressed. 

• Original members, Steve Hackett and Phil Collins have both performed with The Musical Box. 

• The theatrical show features a surreal journey and many elaborate costume changes, capturing Gabriel’s persona of the 70s.

• For those who are fans of Genesis/Gabriel era, The Musical Box are an amazing present day re-creation for both young and old.

• The Musical Box is the only band exclusively licensed by Peter Gabriel and Genesis.  

• Gabriel and Genesis also went on to provide them with their actual vintage gear, stage props and instruments from the legendary tour.

• The Musical Box have performed to over a million audience members in some of the world’s prestigious venues including Royal Albert Hall London, Olympia Paris to name two.

• The Musical Box performance the mythic 23 minute long "Supper’s Ready”  considered to be one of the most intense live music experience ever created. 

• The Musical Box is a 5 man group, Montreal based quintet formed over 23 years ago..with the mission of bringing that classic era Genesis back to present day audiences.

• The Musical Box consist of Francois Gagon - acoustic and electric guitars, Sebastien Lamothe - bass, bass pedals, acoustic and electric guitars and vocals / Denis Gagne - lead vocal, flute, oboe, and percussion / Marc Laflamme - drums, percussion and vocals / Guillaume Rivard - keyboards, 12 string guitar and vocals. 

 

Tickets on now sale via http://www.seetickets.com/search?q=the+musical+box

for more information

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