Michael Jackson tribute concert this week

Published 3:00 am Tuesday, March 7, 2017

The Coffee County Arts Alliance will present “MJ Live—A Michael Jackson Tribute Concert” at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Enterprise High School Performing Arts Center.

Ginny Cannon, CCA marketing, said the concert is coming to Enterprise directly from Las Vegas and brings the energy, excitement and spectacle of the “King of Pop.”

“Michael Jackson was the biggest pop star of his era,” Cannon said “He was one of the defining stars of the 20th century.

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Jackson is portrayed by Jalles Franca who, Cannon said, looks like, sounds like and dances like Jackson as much as anyone can dance like Michael Jackson.

Franca will treat the audience to some of Jackson’s most famous songs including “Beat It,” “Thriller,” “The Man in the Mirror,”  “Billie Jean” and  “Bad.”

Advance tickets are $25 for adults and $20 for students. Day of the event tickers are $30 for adults and $23 for students.

Tickets are available locally at The Printing Press in Troy.

Performances are made possible by support from corporate and individual memberships, by the Alabama State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.