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The Nylons at Casino Nova Scotia
October 8, 2016 @ 8:15 pm - 11:00 pm
89.9 The Wave & Casino Nova Scotia welcomes The Nylons to the Schooner Showroom stage on Saturday, October 8th.
The Nylons are an a cappella group founded in 1978 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Best known for their covers of The Turtles’ “Happy Together”, Steam’s “Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye”, and The Tokens’ version of the traditional “The Lion Sleeps Tonight”
With seven gold and platinum recordings and over three million albums sold, this four- member vocal group is one of Canada’s top international success stories – they have become a global institution and a legend in the world of vocal music. The group has performed over 1000 concerts in dozens of tours worldwide including Japan, Korea, China, Australia, Europe, Brazil, the US, and Canada.
From their formation in the back of a delicatessen in Toronto in the late 1970s to headlining at Carnegie Hall, The Nylons have a storied history. Their first album was a Canadian platinum seller with big hits Up The Ladder To The Roof and The Lion Sleeps Tonight. The second album, One Size Fits All, was successfully distributed in the U.S. and became the foundation for their increasing fan base in that country leading to constant touring on both sides of the border. A gold disc for the One Size Fits All album in Holland opened up the European market for the group.
The Nylons have received numerous awards and accolades including their gold a Tokyo Music Festival award, and a Canadian Juno. Disney used their song That Kind Of Man in their feature film The Tin Man, and their version of Up The Ladder To The Roof was used in the movie Made In Heaven. Their recordings have been played to the astronauts on the NASA Space Shuttle, they have performed on The Tonight Show and made numerous major media appearances including Good Morning America.
The Nylons are renowned for their vibrant live shows, featuring dazzling harmonies, smooth arrangements, and fabulous showmanship. The Nylons continue to perform worldwide to passionate audiences and critical acclaim.
The Nylons live in the Schooner Showroom October 8th
Tickets can be purchase here!