Laserfest Shows & Playlists

  • Prepare your senses for you are about to experience an audio-visual onslaught of intense laser light set to all types of music at the MSUM Planetarium.

  • LaserMania

    LaserMania

    Surveying 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.

    Friday, October 18 | 6 pm

    Saturday, October 19 | 2 pm


    Fright Night

    Fright Night

    Do you have the courage to sit through the most terrifying laser exp erience ever? Are you brave enough to witness vampires seducing their prey and demons haunting the unsuspecting? Or perhaps you will keep your eyes closed and only sneak a peek at fun renditions like Purple People Eater or The Devil Went Down to Georgia. Laser Fright Light is a ghoulish way to celebrate the Halloween season..if you dare!

    Friday, October 18 | 7 pm

    Saturday, October 19 | 11 am & 7 pm

    Sunday, October 20 | 4 pm


    Laser Beatles

    Laser Beatles

    The 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.

    Friday, October 18 | 8 pm

    Saturday, October 19 | 6 pm

    Sunday, October 20 | 6 pm


    Laser Tribute

    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.

    Friday, October 18 | 9 pm

    Saturday, October 19 | 4 pm

    Sunday, October 20 | 7 pm


    Laserfest Queen

    Queen

    Bold. Fierce. Operatic. Primal. The legendary music of Queen transcends time and will absolutely rock you right out of your seat! And, did we mention the lead guitarist, Brian May is an astrophysicist? Wicked true.

    Friday, October 18 | 10 pm

    Saturday, October 19 | 3 pm

    Sunday, October 20 | 8 pm


    Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon

    Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon

    Based 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, October 18 | 11 pm

    Sunday, October 20 | 2 pm


    Legends

    Legends

    Legends 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, October 19 | 10 am


    Paradigm

    Paradigm

    Since the dawn of time we have sought to understand the nature of the universe. Before the advent of tools with which to study the earth and sky our ancestors personified the heavens and forces of nat ure with their gods and goddesses. Take a journey through time and space on which you will be greeted by constellations, sail across a starry night sky, and experience the wonders of our universe told through story and laser light.

    Saturday, October 19 | 10 am


    iPop

    iPop

    Music 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, October 19 | 1 pm


    Laser Vinyl

    Laser Vinyl

    This 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, October 19 | 5 pm


    Laser X

    Laser X

    The 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. — AOL Radio

    Saturday, October 19 | 8 pm


    Laser Metallica

    Laser Metallica

    Considered 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, October 19 | 9 pm

    Sunday, October 20 | 9 pm


    Pink Floyd: The Wall

    Pink Floyd: The Wall

    Truly 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, October 19 | 10 pm


    Laser Magic

    Laser Magic

    This 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.

    Sunday October 20 | 3 pm


    Laser Pop

    Electropop

    Pop 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.

    Saturday, October 20 | 5 pm


    Laser Zeppelin

    Laser Zeppelin

    Led 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, October 18 | 11 pm

    Sunday, October 20 | 9 pm