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Abra, ABRA Cadabra will reach out and grab ya

ABRA Cadabra plays the ACT on Thursday, Sept. 27. - Contributed
ABRA Cadabra plays the ACT on Thursday, Sept. 27.
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Relive the music and magic of the legendary super group Abba in a tribute featuring all the songs that made the quartet a household name.

Rather than impersonate the original Abba, this high-energy, captivating show prefers to recreate and celebrate their timelessly uplifting music in a fresh, respectful and classy way.

From Vancouver, Canada, ABRA Cadabra has been touring the world for the past decade.

The band features Jeanette O'Keeffe as Anna Frida, Ryan Langevin as Benny, Alyssa Nielsen as Agnetha and Jonas Falle as Bjorn.

As fans of the music themselves, they prefers to not impersonate the original members of Abba, but instead recreate the amazing music and legacy of the Swedish super group with powerful vocals, musicians, dancers, costumes, and lots of stories and information about the real Abba.

The cast has had the honour of traveling to many corners of the world performing shows for the Prime Minister of Malaysia, the Malaysian royal family, the Buddhist Society, Tatler Magazine and designer Jimmy Choo.

Some other performance highlights include a live televised concert for 20,000 people at the Penang, Malaysian fair, which was broadcasted throughout South East Asia. ABRA Cadabra have also played many high profile events at the Shangri La and the Mandarin Oriental in Kuala Lumpur, four shows at the majestic Esplanade Theatre in Singapore, a run at the International Showroom at the Genting Highlands Casino, an opening spot for Kool & The Gang at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida, The Pacific National Exhibition, The Harmony Arts Festival, The Auditorio Luiz Elisondo and Woodstock Plaza in Mexico.

Showtime

Rock.It Boy Entertainment presents ABRA Cadabra, Thursday, Sept. 27 at ACT in Maple Ridge. Doors open at 7 p.m. For tickets, call the box office at 604-476-2787.

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