Direct from the US comes Michael Jackson – The Legacy Tour.
It’s known not only as a world class show, but also the one and only Michael Jackson tribute show working with the King of Pop’s former staff and band members.
It was created by and features the dynamic showmanship of William Hall, who embodies the voice, the dance character and persona of the legendary MJ to perfection.
Hall has been performing worldwide for the past 25 years.
“I grew up singing with a lot of different bands in college and then one day a promoter approached me and said I would make a great MJ and offered me a gig,” Hall said.
“I took him up on his offer and have never looked back.”
Hall has appeared and performed in venues all over the world from Las Vegas to Berlin. He has entertained artists such as Diana Ross, Katherine and Joe Jackson and was also the winner of ‘The Worlds Greatest Double in Europe’.
“I started off as a Michael Jackson fan. I don’t think you could do what I do without being a fan,” he told the Sun.
“I have more of an understanding of what he did as an artist – it’s a lot of hard work.”
Michael Jackson - The Legacy Tour is not just a tribute show, but a description and true form of what Michael Jackson was all about.
Hall is assembled by cast members such as guitarist Tommy Organ from Michael Jackson’s ‘This Is It’ tour.
The show is musically directed by bassist Sam Sims, long-time work affiliate to MJ studio and stage, and world-renowned bassist.
On keyboards is Morris Pleasures who did studio work for and toured with Earth Wind and Fire, and on drums is Michael White who has played and toured with many top named recording artists such as Janet Jackson.
“One of the biggest challenges is an energy thing,” he said.
“With the combination of singing and dancing, without a doubt, Michael always brought high energy to the table and I always try to bring that same energy.
“This is for people who didn’t get a chance to see him [Michael Jackson] in concert – it’s where the magic lives.”
- 8pm, October 21, Blacktown Workers, 55 Campbell St, Blacktown. Tickets: $50. Bookings: workersclub.com.au.