‘One Night of Queen’ show salutes famed rockers at Stamford Palace
“One Night of Queen,” on its 12th consecutive U.S. tour, will deliver a live concert, recreating the look, sound, pomp and showmanship of the legendary rockers at the Stamford Palace Monday, April 8.
The show is performed by Gary Mullen & The Works, a band headed by Freddie Mercury imitator Gary Mullen, who was a winner on the talent show ITV’s “Stars in Their Eyes” with his vocal and visual imitation of Mercury.
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According to the group’s website, Mullen’s career as Mercury started in 2000, when his wife and his mother secretly applied to the Granada TV show “Stars in Their Eyes.” Mullen won the overall Live Grand Final, polling 864,838 votes, more than double the runner up and setting the all time record for votes on the show. Gary is featured in the “Stars in Their Eyes” video, CD and book and has represented the UK on Euro “Stars in Their Eyes.”
After the television experience Mullen performed as a solo artists but immediately started to receive rave reviews and was encouraged by the audience reaction therefore in 2002 he created “One Night of Queen” and formed his band The Works.
For the last five years they have consistently performed over 150 shows per year in a variety of countries.
Mullen has recorded various voiceovers for radio, television and computer games. He has recorded an album of original material with long term song writing partner Barry Kelly, called “Blood,Sweat and Beers,” which is available to purchase on iTunes.
Mullen keeps himself in shape by lifting weights on the road and also enjoys practising yoga. When he does get time off Gary enjoys spending time with his wife and three children, according to the website.
Palace Theatre, 61 Atlantic St., Stamford. Monday, April 8, 7:30 p.m. $52-$27. 203-325-4466.