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  • Laserfest 2017 | March 16-20 | 5 Days ONLY!

    Our 4th Annual LaserFest! Come rock out under the dome in an experience like none other in the Fargo-Moorhead area. Treat your senses to pulsing beats, incredible imagery and dazzling laser light effects. Featuring music from over five decades, hearts, eyes and ears will enjoy the beautiful colors and laser art set to a collection of musical delights in an immersive visual environment. From Rock to Pop, Metal to Alternative there is sure to be something for the whole family. Tickets will be available online and at the door.

    • 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. SaveCoin vouchers specifically for LaserFest may be redeemed.
    • Shows start promptly. Due to the darkened environment, there will be no late admission or readmission for audience members who leave during the show. 
        

    Daily Schedule

    Thursday, March 16, 2017

    • 5 pm | Laser Magic
    • 6 pm | Laser Pop
    • 7 pm | Laser Mania
    • 8 pm | Laser Country
    • 9 pm | Beatles
    • 10 pm | Laser Tribute
        

    Friday, March 17, 2017

    • 5 pm | Laser Pop
    • 6 pm | Laser Mania
    • 7 pm | Laser Magic
    • 8 pm | Electro Pop
    • 9 pm | Electro Laze
    • 10 pm | Laser Zeppelin
    • 11 pm | Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon
        

    Saturday, March 18, 2017

    • 10 am | Legends of the Night Sky: Orion & Perseus & Andromeda
    • 11 am | Laser Magic
    • Noon | Laser Pop
    • 1 pm | Laser Spirit
    • 2 pm | iPOP
    • 3 pm | Laser Mania
    • 4 pm | Beatles
    • 5 pm | Laser Country
    • 6 pm | LaseRetro
    • 7 pm | Laser Vinyl
    • 8 pm | LaseRock
    • 9 pm | Metallica
    • 10 pm | Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon
    • 11 pm | Pink Floyd's The Wall
        

    Sunday, March 19, 2017

    • 1 pm | Legends of the Night Sky: Orion & Perseus & Andromeda
    • 2 pm | Laser Pop
    • 3 pm | Laser Magic
    • 4 pm | Laser Mania
    • 5 pm | Electro Pop
    • 6 pm | Beatles
    • 7 pm | Laser Tribute
    • 8 pm | Electro Laze
    • 9 pm | Laser Zeppelin
    • 10 pm | Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon
        

    Monday, March 20, 2017 

    • 6 pm | Laser Mania
    • 7 pm | Electro Pop
    • 8 pm | Laser Tribute
    • 9 pm | LaseRock
    • 10 pm | Pink Floyd's The Wall
        

  • Beatles

    Laserfest - 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.

    • Thursday, March 16 | 9 pm
    • Saturday, March 18 | 4 pm
    • Sunday, March 19 | 6 pm
       

    Electro Laze

    Laserfest - Electro LazePeace, 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!

    • Friday, March 17 | 9 pm
    • Sunday, March 19 | 8 pm
       

    Electro Pop

    Laserfest - Electro PopPrepare your senses for you are about to experience an audio-visual onslaught of intense laser light set to today’s hottest streaming hits. From synth pop heavies Lady Gaga and Daft Punk to alt-rockin’ Bastille and Grouplove, this show has it all. So sit back and let the laser show do the work!

    • Friday, March 17 | 8 pm
    • Sunday, March 19 | 5 pm
    • Monday, March 20 | 7 pm
       

    iPop

    Laserfest - 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.

    • Saturday, March 18 | 2 pm
       

     

    Laser Country

    Laserfest - Laser 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!

    • Thursday, March 16 | 8 pm
    • Saturday, March 18 | 5 pm
       

    Laser Magic

    Laserfest - Laser 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.

    • Thursday, March 16 | 5 pm
    • Friday, March 17 | 7 pm
    • Saturday, March 18 | 11 am
    • Sunday, March 19 | 4 pm
       

    Laser Pop

    Laserfest - 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.

    • Thursday, March 16 | 6 pm
    • Friday, March 17 | 8 pm
    • Saturday, March 18 | noon (12 pm)
    • Sunday, March 19 | 2 pm
       

    Laser Spirit

    Laserfest - Laser SpiritA 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!

    • Saturday, March 18 | 1 pm
       

    Laser Tribute

    Laserfest - Laser Tribute"Music makes the world go 'round", as many often say. Great artists like John Lennon, James Brown, and Elvis Presley--just to name a few--come into our lives only to depart far too soon, leaving behind a musical legacy. In Laser Tribute, AVI pays homage to some of these great artists whose music has touched and inspired us all. May their legacies live on, one song at a time.

    • Thursday, March 16 | 10 pm
    • Sunday, March 19 | 7 pm
    • Monday, March 20 | 8 pm
       

    Laser Vinyl

    Laserfest - 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!

    • Saturday, March 18 | 7 pm
       

    Laser Zeppelin

    Laserfest - Laser Led ZeppelinLed 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.

    • Friday, March 17 | 10 pm
    • Sunday, March 19 | 9 pm
       

    LaseRetro

    Laserfest - LaseRetroDo 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!

    • Saturday, March 18 | 6 pm
       

    LaserMania

    Laserfest - Laser ManiaSurveying 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.

    • Thursday, March 16 | 7 pm
    • Friday, March 17 | 6 pm
    • Saturday, March 18 | 3 pm
    • Sunday, March 19 | 4 pm
    • Monday, March 20 | 6 pm
       

    LaserRock

    Laserfest - Laser RockIf you ever find yourself in Suffragette City, Ramble On down to the station and hop onboard the Crazy Train! Space-faring guitars, distant worlds, and sneering skulls dominate this high-voltage journey through laser lights and music. From kinetic classics by Yes and Rush to ear shredders by Motörhead and Ozzy Osbourne, this show will keep your head pounding long after the music ends!

    • Saturday, March 18 | 8 pm
    • Monday, March 20 | 9 pm
       

    Legends of the Night Sky: Orion

    Laserfest - Legends of the Night Sky OrionLegends of the Night Sky: Orion takes a lighthearted and imaginative look at the myths and stories associated with the constellation Orion, the great hunter of the winter sky. The 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.

    • Saturday, March 18 | 10 am
    • Sunday, March 19 | 1 pm
       

    Legends of the Night Sky: Perseus & Andromeda

    Laserfest - Legends of the Night Sky Perseus and AndromedaLegends of the Night Sky is a light-hearted and imaginative look at the myths and stories associated with the Constellations. Perseus and Andromeda is a story filled with humorous and exciting characters including Pegasus, the winged horse; Cetus, the sea monster; Perseus, the mighty warrior; and the fearsome monster Medusa. This entertaining tale is designed to engage young students and stimulate their interest in learning about the night sky.

    • Saturday, March 18 | 10 am
    • Sunday, March 19 | 1 pm
       

    Metallica

    Laserfest - 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.

    • Saturday, March 18 | 9 pm
       

    Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon

    Laserfest - Pink Floyd - Dark Side of the 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. A must for any laser show library.

    • Friday, March 17 | 11 pm
    • Saturday, March 18 | 10 pm
    • Sunday, March 19 | 10 pm
       

    Pink Floyd's The Wall

    Laserfest - 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.

    • Saturday, March 18 | 11 pm
    • Monday, March 20 | 10 pm