Who’s Bad: The Ultimate Michael Jackson Experience

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Who’s Bad: The Ultimate Michael Jackson Experience
Opening band: Second Gear

Wednesday, July 24 at 7:30 p.m., gates open at 6:00 p.m.
Location: Wendel Concert Stage, Ohio University Lancaster

Cost: $30 lawn /$40 at gate/ $10 child, student / $300 table of 10

Who’s Bad has earned its name by paying studious attention to Michael Jackson’s every original groove and gravity-defying dance move. They have over 100 years of combined professional experience and a team of dancers with resumes that include Broadway productions such as Phantom of the Opera. Vamsi Tadepalli (Who’s Bad founder, composer, and saxophonist) assembled a cast of North Carolina’s premiere musicians and, from Who’s Bad’s inception, believed in the band’s boundless possibilities. The velvety vocals and pinpoint choreography of frontmen Joseph Bell and Taalib York’s combined with the six-piece band’s synchronized dance routines, blaring horns and down-deep rhythms, results in a performance delivered with soul and precision superseded by only the King himself.

They’ve shared stages with the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, The Backstreet Boys, The Four Tops, Boys II Men, and hip-hop superstar, Pitbull. Captivated fans include LIVENATION’s Anthony Nicolaidis who calls Who’s Bad, “The real deal,” and Michael Jackson’s longtime friend and manager Frank DiLeo proclaimed after the Who’s Bad show in Nashville, TN, “The show was great… Michael would have been proud!”

Learn more or grab tickets at LancasterFestival.org.