“TAP – The Show” to Perform in Tyler, Texas on October 18, 2012
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“TAP – The Show” to Perform in

Tyler, Texas on October 18, 2012


Live On Stage, Inc. and the Tyler Community Concert Association Announce

Tap Dance Spectacular to continue their 2012-2013 Concert Season


NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (September 25, 2012) – Feel the beat of "those dancing' feet" at "TAP - The Show," a song and dance spectacular created by Matt Davenport Productions.  Traverse the globe on this whirlwind tour of step-dancing from stage to the streets at the Caldwell Auditorium in Tyler, Texas on Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 7:30 pm.  Tickets for the single performance are available for $30.00 and can be purchased at the door, or by contacting the T.C.C.A. office at 903-592-6266, or by visiting the web site at www.tcca.biz.  Tickets for the T.C.C.A. season featuring six sensational concerts can be purchased for the economical price of $60.00.


TAP – The Show (“TAP”) is Matt Davenport Productions’ latest contribution to their vast repertoire of touring successes.  TAP is the culmination of years researching the traditions of step dancing by writer / director Scott Seidl.  As a percussionist and dancer himself Seidl’s interest in the expressive power in this marriage of dance and percussion was realized when executive producer Matt Davenport challenged him in 2009 to create a truly unique dance production.  Since then the show has become a perennial favorite at Hersheypark (Pennsylvania) and garnered the “Heartbeat” award from the International Association Amusement Parks and Attractions.  The success of the show has led to the creation of a full theatrical version of the production for this national tour.  The show explores the international family tree of tap dancing, including Irish, African and Spanish traditions, as well as contemporary urban expressions.  Musical selections range from percussive flamenco and tribal compositions, to the Beatles, Aerosmith, and the iconic Fred Astaire. 


To watch a video featuring TAP follow this link.


Established in 1933, Tyler Civic Music became affiliated with Community Concerts in 1955 to form Tyler Community Concert Association.  Motivated by the mission “to bring artists and audiences together,” Community Concerts provided a refined network of artists and promoters which enabled local associations such as Tyler’s to present top entertainers at reasonable prices for the cultural enrichment of their members.


Live On Stage, Inc. provides excellent, affordable, entertainment attractions and support services to an American community of concert presenters.  For more information, visit www.LiveOnStage.biz.
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