Saturday, July 17, 2021 | Concerts at 2 p.m. And 8 p.m.
The Strand Theater | 119 N Main Street, Zelienople, Pa 16063
Reserved seating $25 – $25. Applicable fees may apply.
Call for tickets today at 724-742-0400 or purchase online at TheStrandTheater.org
He is the only artist to have a No. 1 song, No. 1 movie and No. 1 TV show in the same week. Life Magazine coined the phrase ‘Teen Idol’ after him and he is credited with pioneering the country rock sound. Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Ricky Nelson’s life and music touched millions; his twin sons, multi-platinum recording artists, Matthew & Gunnar Nelson, relive the music and memories in their multi-media event, Ricky Nelson Remembered.
“Gunnar and I are thrilled to return to The Strand Theater,” Matthew Nelson said. “The Nelsons have been performing for audiences for well over 100 years. It’s our privilege to share stories and songs that celebrate our father Ricky Nelson’s legacy. This isn’t just a show for the wonderful folks who grew up laughing along with The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet- it’s for anyone of any age who loves great rock and roll, and loves history. Ricky Nelson Remembered is best described as an A&E Biography episode meets a high energy rock concert.”
Featuring hit songs like “Hello Mary Lou,” “Poor Little Fool,” “Travelin’ Man,” “I’m Walkin’,” “I Gotta Feeling,” “Teenage Idol,” “Garden Party” and many more, RNR showcases his life with never-before-seen interviews from artists he influenced, including Paul McCartney and Chris Isaak. Matthew and Gunnar’s musical event is heartfelt and full of laughter.
Ricky Nelson’s legacy includes 53 hit singles on the Billboard Hot 100 and nineteen other top-ten hits. He is one of the biggest-selling artists of all time, a Golden Globe winner for his performance alongside John Wayne in Rio Bravo and in the Rockabilly Hall of Fame.
From Ozzie and Harriet to Ricky to Matthew and Gunnar, the Nelson’s are listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the only family in history with three successive generations of No. 1 hit makers. Matthew and Gunnar are also nephews of NCIS star, Mark Harmon, on their mother’s side.
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