- One Of The 1st Tributes To ABBA Ever Formed & Undoubtedly The Best In Europe
One of the 1st tributes to ABBA ever formed and undoubtedly the best in Europe, ABBA MAGIC is in its 14th year of entertaining audiences all over the world.
ABBA MAGIC was founded back in 1994. Their musical expertise and incredible attention to detail ensured that ABBA MAGIC were soon recognised as one of the top tributes, with their uncanny likeness to ABBA’s vocals, many exact replicas of original costumes, effective and authentic choreography and even convincing Swedish accents!
For many years ABBA MAGIC have been top of the bill at many large outdoor events and music festivals playing to tens of thousands of people. Past venues include Guildford Festival, Bury St. Edmunds Festival, the Golden Jubilee Celebrations at Colchester Castle, 3 concerts at the Gold Cup at Cheltenham Racecourse in 2003 attended by The Queen and a huge concert in the Shetland Islands, not forgetting the enormous Wembley Stadium where they performed during the interval of the London Towers Basketball match, receiving excellent reviews!
ABBA MAGIC have performed and produced shows in countries all over the world including France, Belgium, Holland, Germany, Kenya, Canada and Australia. They are also very proud to be the 1st tribute band ever to perform in Hungary, Estonia and Romania.
ABBA MAGIC have also performed at private events for Richard Branson, Frankie Dettori, Cilla Black and many corporate functions for companies such as Rank Hovis McDougall, BMW, IBM and hotel chains such as Hilton, Ramada, Marriott and Great Western. ABBA MAGIC have also performed at the NEC at the National Print Awards for LBV Television.
In 2005 the girls from Abba Magic were flown to Amsterdam to record an original song, working with Holland’s famous Pop Idol judge, Eric van Tijn.
TV appearances include their CD promotion on Ideal World TV, and a live performance on ‘Night Fever’ for Channel 5 presented by Suggs from ‘Madness’. Another major highlight for the band was being asked to sing at the premiere of the hit West End musical MAMMA MIA which was attended by Benny and Bjorn themselves and broadcast live to millions on prime-time national television.
Annette Butti (Frida) has had many years experience as a performer. As well as creating Abba Magic and all the costumes for ABBA MAGIC, Annette is also the Musical Director and Choreographer for the hit show SING ALONGA ABBA which is currently on it’s 6th UK tour after the West End run and tours of Canada and Australia.
Miranda Richards (Agnetha) joined ABBA MAGIC 6 years ago following a very successful career in Musical Theatre. Past experience includes 42nd STREET, WEST SIDE STORY, lead singer for the WALT DISNEY COMPANY in London, the lead role in THE RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET in Berlin and the Una Stubbs role in the huge scale original UK tour and London production of SUMMER HOLIDAY THE MUSICAL. Miranda has also appeared many times singing, dancing and acting in many cast albums and videos and various roles on national television.
Steve Foster (Benny) and Steve Warner (Bjorn) Professional touring musicians in their own right, Abba Magic’s Benny and Bjorn have a wealth of experience performing all over Europe. Their musical expertise and accurate vocal harmonies help to make Abba Magic a band in demand.
ABBA MAGIC CAPTURING THE ABBA EXPERIENCE ALL OVER AGAIN