The Legendary Vapors is back in full shape after easing COVID-19 restrictions and is planning a full list of tribute concerts in the summer months starting this weekend, the operators said.
Local entrepreneur Jimmy Miller, the owner, with longtime local entertainer Tom Wilkins has “made the nightclub strong again and they are keen to bring back some great acts from Los Angeles, Nashville, Florida and beyond. Not only are the acts great, There will be many surprises in the coming months, “said a press release.
The tribute concerts are expected to include the best in the country. Liverpool Legends / Beatles; “Dreams” Fleetwood Mac Tribute; former Million Dollar Quartet (Jerry Lee Lewis / David Brooks); Travel; Bee gees; Beach boys; Blues Brothers “On a Mission from God;” Peter, Paul and Mary; Barbra Streisand tribute; Lady Legends of the 70s; Motown and More, Al Green and James Brown Tribute; Lee Street Lyrical and Guests; Super tenor George Dyer; Todd Oliver and his talking dog “Irving”; Remains of rocks; The pacemaker; and the Garrett Sisters Gospel Revue.
The list is subject to change, the press release said.
“There are few entertainment venues in America that have more historical value than the Legendary Vapors right downtown in the Park Avenue District of Hot Springs,” it said.
Miller, who bought the Vapors a few years ago, and Wilkens opened their doors “full” again on Valentine’s Day 2020 and followed suit with a handful of successful shows. The Legendary Vapors were apparently finally silenced when government mandates made the once thriving entertainment Mecca almost overnight, “the press release said.
“After nearly 14 months of silence, Covid withdrew and life returned to the fumes,” it said.
Tickets and weekly event updates are available at https://www.thelegendaryvaporshotsprings.com or by calling 501-463-4463.