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  • Laserfest

Laserfest

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  • Laserfest 2015

    February 26 - March 8 (2 weeks only!)
    MSUM Planetarium
    Show Length: 40-45 minutes
    Admission:
    $8 - General
    $5 - Tri-College Students, Senior (55+), and children (12 and under)
    Note that since this is a special event, we cannot accept planetarium passes or SaveCoin vouchers. Shows start promptly. Due to the darkened environment, there will be no late admission or readmission for audience members who leave during the show.

    LaserMania

    Poster - LasermaniaSurveying soft rock, pop, and adult contemporary and easy listening music, this fun family laser concert is a beautiful artistic interpretation for all ages.Featuring music from over five decades, hearts, eyes and ears will enjoy the dazzling colors and laser art set to a collection of musical delights in an immersive visual environment.

    • March 6 at 5 pm
    • March 7 at 3 pm
    • March 8 at 4 pm

    Laser Beatles

    Poster - BeatlesThe greatest Rock ‘n’ Roll band of all time! Laser Beatles will take you back to a different time in history to re-experience and remember the evolution of this musical phenomenon.  The “Fab Four’s” best spanning 6 years becomes the background for dazzling laser-art. All ages and backgrounds will appreciate this fantasy tribute of music and light to The Beatles and how they helped define a generation.

    • March 2 at 7 pm
    • March 7 at 8 pm
    • March 8 at 7 pm

    Laser U2

    Poster - U2We are proud to present an entertainment laser show featuring one of the greatest bands of the last three decades, featuring U2’s timeless classic and modern hits. This musical concert is set against a backdrop of the latest laser art. Your eyes and ears will be your guides into an immerse journey through this British band’s rise and success!

    • March 3 at 9 pm

    Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon

    Poster - Pink Floyd - Dark Side of MoonBased on Pink Floyd’s 1973 album of humanitarian, political and philosophical empathy, Dark Side of the Moon is one of the most startling and bizarre laser light shows of all time!

    Considered by many critics to be the album that brought the commercial breakthrough to Pink Floyd, Dark Side of the Moon offers a mixture of psychedelic, rock and jazz sounds. Its sonic backdrops and atmospheric soundscapes combined with a unique assortment of sound effects yield an emotional resonance. When accompanied by a diverse and unusual display of laser art, the overall feel is a dramatic and haunting atmosphere.

    • March 2 at 10 pm
    • March 3 at 11 pm
    • March 4 at 10 pm
    • March 8 at 10 pm

    Pink Floyd's The Wall

    Poster - Pink Floyd - The WallTruly the mother of all laser-light shows and a cult favorite throughout the world!

    Considered to be one of the best classic rock albums of all time, The Wall is best considered as a continual story rather than a collection of individual songs. It tells the tale of a rock star named Pink and his downward spiral into madness. To the listener, and indeed many critics, The Wall is a gripping and spellbinding musical journey – beautiful, haunting, powerful and thought provoking. It is a timeless classic, and one of Pink Floyd’s best, becoming the group’s second best seller behind Dark Side of the Moon.

    Now coupled with spectacular and mesmerizing laser art, Pink Floyd’s classic 1979 epic about personal struggle takes on a unique look, weaving its story in one of the most popular laser shows ever produced! Visitors will become lost and spellbound as their senses join this timeless journey.

    • March 2 at 11 pm
    • March 4 at 11 pm
    • March 8 at 11 pm

    Laser Zeppelin

    Poster - Led ZepplinLed Zeppelin is proclaimed by many critics to be the progenitors of heavy metal and hard rock, and their individualistic style reset the standards for many musical genres in the 1960s and ‘70s. Indeed, they have been hailed as one of the most successful, innovative and influential bands, alongside Pink Floyd, U2 and the Beatles. Now you can relive the magical sounds of Led Zeppelin while enjoying a visual treat of custom laser imagery.

    •   March 2 at 9 pm
    • March 4 at 9 pm
    • March 8 at 9 pm

    Metallica

    Poster - Laser MetallicaConsidered to be one of the pioneering groups in what would become the heavy metal genre, the musicianship and force of this band has been hailed by critics and fans worldwide.  Now Metallica’s tempos, instrumentals, themes and sound are joined with laser lights of the same caliber and style. Your pulse and body will pound as the music fills both your ears and eyes.

    •   March 4 at 8 pm
    • March 6 at 11 pm
    • March 7 at 11 pm

    Hypnotica

    Poster - HypnoticaTechno music and lasers go together perfectly, and that is the mix that is Hypnotica!
    This program offers a mixture of techno and ambient electronic music taken directly from the late night rave scene. Reflecting influences from hip-hop, soul and pop, this dance-based program with a rock-band feel will shake your entire body with pulsing beats, incredible imagery and dazzling laser light effects.

    • March 5 at 9 pm
    • March 6 at 8 pm

    LaseRetro

    Poster - Laser RetroDo you tear up when you hear “Thanks, Mean Joe?” Do you wonder “Where’s the beef?” Do you think Max Headroom is the greatest political commentator of all time? Then this is the laser show for you!
    Audio-Visual Imagineering is proud to present a tribute to the great anthems of the 1980s with LaseRetro. Astonishing laser art is coupled with upbeat rock and pop songs from one of the most exciting periods in mainstream music: the ‘80s! With the latest and most advanced programming techniques used to create spectacular and striking laser effects, LaseRetro will become a favorite with everyone!

    •   March 3 at 8 pm

    Laseropolis

    Poster - LaseropolisAncient towers hide the symbols that will transport you to new experiences of sight and sounds. Should you survive the journey through the four space-time pillars, a portal will be opened into a previously unseen and unheard dimension! Laseropolis is an eclectic mix of musical themes surveying pop, rock, alternative and oldies.

    • March 2 at 8 pm
    • March 5 at 10 pm

    Laser Magic

    Poster - MagicThis program offers a magical mix of music, from those you love to those you have forgotten, all presented in concert with stunning laser images! This musical compilation is fun for the entire family and includes artists like Joan Jett, The B-52’s, Will Smith, The Blackhearts and much more.

    • March 7 at 4 pm

    Laser Pop

    Poster - Laser PopPop goes the laser show!

    The hottest pop artists and the latest laser art come together in a sensational, eye-POPping laser show that will have your heart thumping and your feet tapping! Laser Pop features sizzling stars, both past and present, in brilliant laser light.

    •   March 3 at 7 pm

    Laser Vinyl

    Poster - Laser VinylThis is what laser shows are all about!

    Audio-Visual Imagineering proudly presents Laser Vinyl – a program that captures the pure intent of the laser show experience. Accompanying a fantastic musical concert representing the best of classic rock is some of the most beautiful and stunning laser art ever produced! Reminisce, tap your feet and enjoy a truly fantastic audio-visual event that will rock your body, mind and soul!

    •   March 3 at 10 pm
    • March 7 at 9 pm
    • March 8 at 8 pm

    Laser X

    Poster - LaserXThe top alternative songs of the ’90s helped usher in a major cultural shift, as serious-minded, image-free bands blew hair metal and pop off the airwaves almost overnight. Many of these bands have gone on to become the new ruling class of rock ‘n’ roll in the years, and decades, that followed.

    •   March 5 at 11 pm
    • March 6 at 10 pm
    • March 7 at 10 pm

    Laser Country

    Poster - CountryLaser Country is dedicated to some of the greatest country hits of all time. Set to the all-American sounds of modern and classical country songs, this laser show will appeal to all generations!From Garth Brooks and Shania Twain to Willie Nelson and Patsy Cline, this show promises to be a boot-scootin’ good time!

    •   March 8 at 6 pm

    iPop

    Poster - iPopMusic from your MP3 player in spectacular laser light!

    New music from today’s Pop charts mixed with a classic from Michael Jackson and the Jackson 5. iPop features sizzling stars, both past and present, in brilliant laser light.

    • March 6 at 6 pm
    • March 7 at 6 pm

    Electrolaze

    Poster - ElectrolasePeace, Love, Unity, Respect. Electrolaze is the perfect melding of lights and sounds as lasers carve incandescent trails across the beats, snaps and wobbles of today’s electronic dance music. Prepare to experience dubstep, drum & bass, trance, and Dutch house as never before. Rage on!

    • March 5 at 8 pm
    • March 6 at 9 pm

    ElectroPop

    Poster - ElectroPopEnjoy music from artists like Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Daft Punk, Bastille and many more.

    • March 5 at 7 pm
    • March 6 at 7 pm
    • March 7 at 7 pm

    Legends of the Night Sky

    Poster - Perseus and AndromedaPerseus and Andromeda: A fun and engaging Greek story about the stars. The show brings the story of Perseus and Andromeda to life in a wonderful story filled with humorous and exciting characters.

    Orion:Posters - OrionThe show brings the mythological Orion to life in a fun-filled, animated adventure. Accompanied by narrators Aesop the owl and Socrates the mouse, we follow Orion’s adventures as he grows to manhood, battles mythical beasts, foils the plot of an evil king and wins the heart of Artemis, the beautiful moon-goddess. By the end of the story, we learn how the constellation Orion was placed in the sky, forever turning overhead throughout the seasons.

    • March 2 at 2 pm
    • March 7 at 2 pm
    • March 8 at 2 pm

    Laser Spirit

    Poster - Laser SpiritAVI is proud to present a laser program that celebrates the accomplishments and dreams of humanity.Utilizing a wonderful mix of pop, classic rock, oldies, adult contemporary, and patriotic music, Laser Spirit is a motivating laser show that will make you proud to be a visionary, idealist, achiever, and American. This program is accompanied with stirring laser effects and beautiful background artwork and images that all come together to produce an uplifting and inspirational experience. Visitors of all ages will enjoy this fun and unique laser presentation!

    • March 8 at 3 pm

     

    Please Note:

    • Laser shows are not recommended for very young children.
    • Laser shows feature loud music and dramatic lighting and may not be suitable for some visitors.
    • Strobe lights and special effects in laser light shows may cause seizures in certain individuals. If you have any concerns or questions about the show’s content or nature, please ask the operator/educator before the program begins. For your safety, and the safety of others, there is no admission or re-admission after a laser show has begun