Andrew Allen – onSTAGE Concert Series
The Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Society proudly presents Andrew Allen for two live shows at the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre (VDPAC) on Saturday, October 17th at 5:30pm and 8:00pm.
Andrew Allen is the first performer in the 2020/2021 SPOTLIGHT OnSTAGE Concert Series. With the audience seated cabaret-style right on the Performing Arts Centre’s main stage, our SPOTLIGHT OnSTAGE Concert Series allows for audiences to relax and enjoy a socially distanced concert in this popular and more intimate performance format.
In keeping with COVID-19 regulations and restrictions, tables will be sold as a 2, 4 or 6 seat unit, placed safely 2m apart.
Allen’s DIY ability and optimistic attitude have served him well. He’s scored five Top 10 hits in Canada, 2009′s “I Wanna Be Your Christmas”, 2010’s “Loving You Tonight” which was lodged in the upper reaches of the charts for more than 22 weeks. 2011’s “I Want You”, 2015’s “What You Wanted” and 2016’s “Favourite Christmas Song”!
His benchmark single “Loving You Tonight”, a lilting, sunny tune about an ideal romance, got Andrew signed to EPIC Records and helped put Andrew on tour with acts like Bruno Mars, One Republic, Andy Grammer, The Script, Train, Joshua Radin and The Barenaked Ladies… with the official music video garnering more than 4 million views and over 100,000 copies sold worldwide.
As a songwriter, Andrew’s written with the likes of Meghan Trainor, Rachel Platten, Carly Rae Jepsen, Tyler Shaw, and Toby Gad (writer of ‘All of Me’ – John Legend, ‘If I Were a Boy’ – Beyonce, ‘Bigs Girls Don’t Cry’ – Fergie etc) to name a few… and is credited with writing songs for Nick Howard (winner of the Voice Germany), German pop icon Mario Novembre, Italian Superstar, Marco Mengoni (who’s song ‘Ad Occhi Chiusi’ went Quadruple Platinum) CD9, a boy band from Mexico (the single ‘Dime’ went Gold) The song ‘Four Seasons’ for K-Pop superstar Taeyeon and EDM singles for Project 46, Ilan Bluestone and the song ‘Last Chance’ that can be found on Kaskade’s Grammy Nominated album.
In addition, you may have heard his songs featured in various TV Shows and Movies, including the blockbuster Taylor Lautner film ‘Abduction’, reality TV show ‘The Bachelor’, UP Networks ‘Bringing up Bates’ the most recent Folger’s Coffee commercial, and Sony Pictures film ‘A Dog’s Way Home’!
Radio play and songwriting aside, Andrew is a true live performer with an exceptional voice, incredible songs, some serious live looping chops and limitless energy… not to mention a spatter of comic wit and story-telling ability that helps create a dynamic and interactive live show. He’s definitely an artist that embodies the term ‘live’.
The Performing Arts Centre’s OnSTAGE Concert Series in the past proved to be very popular with area audiences, featuring a wide-range of performers and styles. Guest artists have included William Prince, Jenn Grant, La Force, Kim Churchill, The Derina Harvey Band, Royal Wood and The Good Lovelies. Under current indoor gatherings limitations, OnSTAGE Concerts in a variety of genres will continue to headline the Performing Arts Centre’s SPOTLIGHT Series for the foreseeable future.
Please join us for this socially distanced, yet still intimate live show Andrew has developed specially for the VDPAC stage.
Limited numbers of “first come” tickets for Andrew Allen 2 person table – $80, 4 person table – $150 , 6 person table – $210. Call the Ticket Seller Box Office TODAY at 250-549-SHOW (7469) or log online to www.ticketseller.ca for tickets or more information.