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Don't Be An April Fool: The Parker Has A Lot In Store For You This Month

April 13, 2023

Comic Sarah Millican, Musical Production Icons Don Felder and Brazil’s Djavan, Inspirational Medium James Van Praagh and Musical Fan Favorites Live, Postmodern Jukebox and Leonid and Friends and are all coming to Lillian S. Wells Hall at The Parker this April.

One of the most innovative, riff-generating songwriters of the modern Rock Era arrives at The Parker when Don Felder performs on Wednesday, April 12th, 2023 at 8:00 p.m. Renowned as the Former Lead Guitarist of The Eagles, Felder is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum and the Florida Artists Hall of Fame. He continues to build upon his rich legacy while continuing his growth as a featured touring and recording solo artist. This concert is presented by the Broward Center for the Performing Arts and AEG Presents. Tickets are $45-$80.

Get ready for the most sensational '20s party this side of The Great Gatsby with Jazz covers of Pop hits from artists like: Sia, Britney Spears and Lady Gaga when Postmodern Jukebox brings its “Life In The Past Lane Tour” to The Parker on Friday, April 14th, 2023 at 8:00 p.m. The group features an ensemble of multi-talented singers and musicians who bring Scott Bradlee's generation-spanning arrangements to life. Returning to a style that embodies the music of past generations, the famed musicians pair the right talent with the right material to create an unforgettable experience for fans. The core ensemble is often joined by surprise guests to make each concert unique, unpredictable and one of the most thrilling live music experiences of this and any other time period. This concert is presented by the Broward Center for the Performing Arts and AEG Presents. Tickets are $34.50-$99.50 with $160 and $210 VIP Packages offering premium seating and other exclusives.

James Van Praagh, a pioneer of the Mediumship Movement and considered one of the most widely recognized and accurate Spiritual Mediums working today, comes to Lillian S. Wells Hall in The Parker on Saturday, April 15th, 2023 at 8:00 p.m. A “Survival Evidence Medium,” he provides evidential proof of life after death through highly detailed messages from the Spiritual Realm. He is recognized annually on Watkins List of the 100 Most Spiritually Influential Living People – a prestigious list of spiritual teachers, activists, authors and thinkers. He has worked with international heads of state, religious world leaders and Celebrities including: Cher, Goldie Hawn, Shirley Maclaine, Ellen DeGeneres, Joan Rivers, Katie Couric, Loretta Lynn, Chelsea Handler, Jennifer Love Hewitt and Wesley Snipes. The Number 1 New York Times Best-Selling Author of over a dozen International Best-Sellers, including his debut, Talking To Heaven, Van Praagh’s book titles include: Reaching To Heaven, Healing Grief, Heaven And Earth, Looking Beyond, Meditations, Ghosts Among Us, Unfinished Business, Growing Up In Heaven, Adventures of The Soul, How to Heal A Grieving Heart And The Power Of Love. Tickets are $45-$75 with $125 VIP Tickets that offer a Meet and Greet with the artist.

Leonid & Friends return in a concert presented by the Broward Center for the Performing Arts and AEG Presents on Wednesday, April 19th, 2023 at 8:00 p.m. With the help of YouTube, this 11-piece miracle band has blown the minds of legions of fans with their uncanny ability to capture the spirit, musicality and fire of the American Supergroup Chicago. What is even more stunning is that Leonid & Friends haven't seen Chicago perform live yet replicates the band's complex arrangements amazingly note for note. They became an internet phenomenon with more than one million followers hooked by the group's 20 spot-on versions of beloved hits by Chicago that have received over 40 million views worldwide. This concert is generously underwritten by AARP. Tickets are $39.50-$69.50 with $149.50 VIP Tickets that include a Meet and Greet with the artists.

He may be calling it “The D Tour” but fans will want to head straight to The Parker with no detours to see four-time Latin Grammy®-Winner Djavan on Friday, April 28th, 2023 and Saturday, April 29th, 2023 at 8:00 p.m. After a 14-year hiatus, one of the greatest icons of Brazilian music makes his return to the U.S. Djavan will present a brand-new show with his full band featuring songs from his 25th studio album entitled D, as well as major hits from his 45-year career. Aside from new hit songs such as "Iluminado" and "Num Mundo de Paz," the set list will also include classics from Djavan's legendary career, such as "Se," "Flor de Lis," "Eu te Devoro" and "Samurai,” among others. Tickets are $65-$100.

Also in April, audiences can enjoy HITS! Earth, Wind and Fire Alumni presented by Substantial Music Group on Thursday, April 13th, 2023 SFL Legends Presents Martin & Lewis on Tuesday, April 18th, 2023; Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida’s 25th Anniversary Gala on Sunday, April 23rd 2023; South Florida Symphony: Masterworks V on Wednesday, April 26th, 2023 and Arbat, Inc. Presents Carmen by Balleto di Milano on Sunday, April 30th, 2023.

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Lillian S. Wells Hall at The Parker is located in Holiday Park at 707 Northeast Eighth Street, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33304. The Parker is an affiliated venue of the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, which provides programming and management of the facility. The performance season at The Parker is supported by the Broward Performing Arts Foundation.

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