Human Nature Dazzles at The Apollo Theater’s 80th Anniversary

Posted by on Friday, June 13th, 2014

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Vegas headliners performed medley of Motown classics in celebration of 80 years of artistic brilliance at iconic New York landmark.

Human Nature to bring their unique Motown sound back to East Coast in August 2014 with a five-city tour, including stops in Atlantic City, Washington D.C. and Boston

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LAS VEGAS (June 11, 2014) – Las Vegas headliners and Australian singing sensations Human Nature were part of musical history last night, Tuesday, June 10, as they took the stage during The Apollo Theater’s Spring Gala, which celebrated 80 years of iconic performers and legendary performances. Departing from its tradition of inducting legends into the Apollo Hall of Fame, this year’s Gala celebrated the eight decades of artistic brilliance that have been presented on the Apollo stage since 1934. Human Nature represented the Motown era during the star studded event performing a 15-minute hit bound set featuring tracks such as “My Girl”, “Ooh Baby Baby” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough.” The Anniversary event was hosted by Emmy Award-winning and Grammy nominated entertainer Wayne Brady.

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Human Nature arrives at 80th Anniversary of The Apollo Theater in New York City on June 10, 2014.
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“Smokey Robinson told me about Human Nature and said they sing Motown like no other young singers he’s ever heard today. And he is right.” said Apollo Theater Spring Gala producer Ron Weisner. “We are thrilled to have them perform these iconic songs and help the legendary Apollo Theater celebrate 80 years of entertainment. They demonstrate to all of us just how timeless the music of Motown is – and how it touched people in all four corners of the world.”

During the event, several artists took the stage, including Gladys Knight, Natalie Cole, The Isley Brothers, Wayne Brady, Savion Glover, Joss Stone, Matthew Whitaker, Edwin Hawkins, and Doug E. Fresh in honor of the legendary Theater’s 80th anniversary.

This year’s event raised a record breaking $2.3 million, which will support the Apollo’s year-round performing arts programming, innovative education initiatives, and community programs.

“Tonight was a dream come true, we were literally dancing in the footsteps of legends” said Human Nature’s Andrew Tierney. “This stage has hosted James Brown, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Diana Ross, Marvin Gaye and now four guys from South West Sydney. Our dream continues.”

Human Nature will return to the East Coast in August 2014 with nine concert dates in five cities. In a series of not-to-be-missed tour dates for Motown fans, the group will bring their unique sound to some of pop music’s most enduring anthems. The East Coast tour will kick off on August 6 at The Palace Theater in Waterbury, CT and will continue on to Atlantic City, NJ, Lancaster, PA, Washington D.C. and Boston, MA and will conclude at the Wilbur Theatre in Boston on August 17.

Concert dates include:

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 The Palace Theater Waterbury, CT www.palacetheaterct.org
Friday, August 8, 2014 Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, Atlantic City, NJ www.theborgata.com
Saturday, August 9, 2014 Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, Atlantic City, NJ www.theborgata.com
Sunday, August 10, 2014 Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, Atlantic City, NJ www.theborgata.com
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 American Music Theatre, Lancaster, PA www.amtshows.com
Thursday, August 14, 2014 Warner Theatre, Washington D.C. www.warnertheatredc.com
Friday, August 15, 2014 Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, Atlantic City, NJ www.theborgata.com
Saturday August 16, 2014 Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, Atlantic City, NJ www.theborgata.com
Sunday August 17, 2014 Wilbur Theatre, Boston, MA www.thewilbur.com

 

Please visit www.humannaturelive.com for updates. For tickets, pricing and show times, please visit the respective venue’s website.

About Human Nature
Brothers Andrew and Michael Tierney along with high-school friends Toby Allen and Phil Burton formed Human Nature 24 years ago. Signing with Sony Music Australia in 1995 the group has released ten albums, five of which hit number one in Australia. The group achieved 24 platinum awards, 17 top 40 hits and five top 10 hits worldwide and sold over two million albums in Australia alone. The group toured nationally in the U.S. in 2012, scored a Number 1 on the Heatseakers/New Artist chart in 2012 and released their first U.S. album, The Motown Record, and the DVD Human Nature Sings Motown following their PBS TV special. After an appearance on ABC’s hit television show Dancing With The Stars in April 2012, The Motown Record shot up to the No. 1 spot on Amazon’s Movers and Shakers, as well as Top 40 on both the Amazon and iTunes sales chart. Their most recent release, “Human Nature: The Christmas Album” reached Platinum status in Australia in December 2013 and peaked at #4 on the Australian ARIA charts. The Christmas Album became the 3rd most successful Australian album for 2013. In 2009, Human Nature became the first Australian group to start a residency on the Las Vegas Strip and in April 2014 the group celebrated their 1000th performance. The group performs in Smokey Robinson Presents Human Nature: The Motown Show 5 nights a week at The Venetian Las Vegas.

About SPI Entertainment
SPI Entertainment is a leading Production Company & Talent Agency with six successful resident award-winning shows in the entertainment capital of the world, Las Vegas, and more than 10 shows touring internationally. With a successful track record of building entertainment brands and partnering with world class entertainers, SPI has become the preeminent Theatrical Producer & Talent Agency in Las Vegas and beyond. Current Productions include Smokey Robinson Presents: Human Nature – The Motown Show, Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth, Australia’s Thunder From Down Under, Divas – Starring Frank Marino, The Australian Bee Gees Show, Boyz II Men and RockTellz & CockTails Presents Meat Loaf and The Jacksons.www.SPIentertainment.com

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Human Nature 2015 U.S. Tour Details Coming Soon!

Posted by on Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

Stay tuned… details for our East Coast US tour are coming soon!!

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Las Vegas – The Venetian

Posted by on Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Human Nature The Motown Show

Performance Days:  Tuesday-Saturday// Dark Days:  Sunday & Monday

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Location:  The Venetian, The Sands Showroom // Showtime:  7:00pm

Performance Days:  Tuesday-Saturday// Dark Days:  Sunday & Monday

Box Office: 702.414.9000 // 866.641.7469

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For group inquiries of 8 or more, please contact sales@spientertainment.com or call 702-701-7778.

Human Nature Celebrates 1,000th Show With Smokey Robinson!

Posted by on Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

On Saturday, April 12th we celebrated our 1,000th show in Las Vegas with good friend, mentor, and show presenter Smokey Robinson! We are extremely proud of this achievement after performing together as a group for over 24 years. Click here to read the full press release.

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Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) Video Out NOW!

Posted by on Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

Check out the brand new festive video for “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)” Out now on The Christmas Album! Click the pic to watch the video! –

‘The Christmas Album’ OUT NOW!

Posted by on Monday, November 18th, 2013

Human Nature‘s highly anticipated Christmas album is now available for you to own!

It is perfect for getting into the Christmas spirit, or as a Christmas gift for friends and family!

Purchase your copy right here, and it is also available from JB Hi-Fi and Sanity stores across Australia.

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‘The Christmas Album’ Available for Pre-order!

Posted by on Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

Get ahead of your Christmas shopping and pre-order your copy of The Christmas Album on iTunes now!

The much anticipated first Christmas album from Human Nature hits stores November 8.

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Watch Human Nature on The Talk

Posted by on Thursday, July 11th, 2013

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We had an amazing time on CBS’s The Talk yesterday! We want to Thank everyone over at The Talk for having us, Smokey Robinson for his continued support, Regis Philbin and everyone who tuned in to the show!

For those who missed Human Nature’s interview & live performance be sure to check out all the photos and video below. To watch the full episode on CBS’s website Click Here – Our interview begins at (23:30) – followed by our live performance with our full band from our show at The Venetian, The Funk Foundation.

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Human Nature on The Talk (CBS)

Posted by on Tuesday, July 9th, 2013

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Tomorrow, Wednesday July 10th – Human Nature will be appearing with Smokey Robinson on CBS’s “The Talk” – a daytime daily one-hour talk show co-hosted by Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, Sheryl Underwood and Aisha Tyler.

Be sure to catch Human Nature’s appearance, which will include a live performance! Air time nationally (US) is Wednesday, July 10th – 2 PM EST/1 PM CT and PT. Visit The Talk’s Website for more information and check your local listings.

Join the conversation online by Tweeting at @TheTalk_CBS #TheTalk @HumanNatureLive
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Follow Human Nature on Twitter

Posted by on Friday, June 14th, 2013

Be sure to follow the guys of Human Nature on Twitter! Andrew, Michael, Phil & Toby all officially have their own Twitter accounts, so if you use Twitter – check them out! To get all the updates follow the official Human Nature account (@HumanNatureLive).

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Andrew Tierney // ‏@HNAndrewTierney

Michael Tierney // ‏@miketierneyhn

Phil Burton // ‏@PhilBurtonHN

Toby Allen // ‏@tobynature

Human Nature // @HumanNatureLive