Pop supergroup ABBA have announced their first album in nearly 40 years and are preparing to perform in a brand new way with ABBA Voyage the concert a new digital concert show.
ABBA the Swedish pop supergroup featuring Bjorn Ulvaeus, Agnetha Faltskog, Benny Andersson and Anni-Frid Lyngstad have recorded a new ten track album featuring entirely new material and have filmed the concert performance featuring ABBA-tar versions of themselves in ABBA Voyage the concert which will come to London from May 2022.
The concert, meanwhile, will feature younger versions of the band performing songs from their back catalogue with a live 10-piece band
ABBA Voyage the concert has been carefully planned by all 4 members of ABBA. Although not physically in the Arena, they have created the kind of concert they always wanted – blurring the lines between the real and the digital to give you the best version of themselves.
The ABBA-tars were created through months of motion-capture and performance techniques with the four band members and an 850-strong team from Industrial Light and Magic, the company founded by George Lucas, in its first foray into music.
The ABBA Voyage digital concert experience will be staged in a purpose-built venue at London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in East London. The concert runs for 100 minutes without an interval so you can enjoy as much singing and dancing as possible.
There are several types of tickets available to ABBA Voyage the concert which includes:-
General Admission brings you closere to the action. These tickets are for standing (or dancing) only, so you’ll be closer to the stage than anyone else and free to dance anywhere you like!
Auditorium Seating brings you a wide variety of seats at different prices. Pricing is based on the location of the seats, but every seat is a good one.
Dance Booths are flexible spaces, so you can book individual seats in a booth, or book one or more whole booths for your party. There are eight dance booths available per performance.
Since winning thew Eurovision Song Contest with Waterloo in Brighton in 1974 ABBA have sold more than 400 million albums and singles. Mamma Mia! the musical continues to run in London’s West End where it was recently joined by Mamma Mia! The Party! continue to bring ABBA fans the songs they love. Join our Mailing list for updates to these and other great events.
Benny Andersson said the band had chosen to host their digital concert in a purpose-built site in east London because it was ‘the best city to be in’.
He added: ‘When it comes to entertainment – theatre, musicals, concerts – it is all here. It has been here for years and years and years. There is a big audience travelling here for that reason. It was a no-brainer.’