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KICK – THE INXS EXPERIENCE: New Date

September 23, 2022 @ 8:00 pm

Rescheduled for September 23, 2022!
Tickets:  $20.00 Advance/$25.00 Day Of Show
Stand Up/Dancing Show

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With the current surge in COVID cases, made worse by the rapid spread of the highly contagious Delta variant, KICK has made the decision to postpone their September 25th tour date at the Barrymore.  It is now rescheduled for Friday, September 23rd, 2022.  All show details (outside of the day and date) remain the same. 

 

KICK regrets the postponement and is sorry for the inconvenience it is causing. The band appreciates the support and goodwill of their fans during this difficult time for all of us.  For more information, please visit http://www.kickband.com/.

All tickets for the previously scheduled performance will be honored at the September 23rd, 2022 show, so patrons should hold on to their tickets.  Any ticketholders not able to attend the new date are eligible for refunds.  For more information or to obtain a refund, call the Barrymore at 241-8864, Monday thru Friday, from 12 noon to 5:00 pm.

KICK, ACG & the Barrymore


Friday, September 23, 2022 at 8:00 p.m.

ACG presents

KICK

THE INXS EXPERIENCE

https://www.get-kicked.com/home

Tickets:  $20.00 Advance/$25.00 Day Of Show

Stand Up/Dancing Show

Tickets for the rescheduled date go on sale asap.


KICK – The INXS Experience

 

KICK – The INXS Experience is the USA’s most captivating salute and tribute to the internationally acclaimed rock band, INXS.

 

Formed in 2014, two years after INXS stopped touring, KICK – The INXS Experience has beautifully managed to capture the spirit of INXS in both its sound and live performance, bringing the highest level of musicianship to the audience while showing a true passion for the music of INXS. Vocalist, guitarist, and singer-songwriter Cory Massi is the founding frontman of KICK, and has long held a respect and admiration for the late, great Michael Hutchence. Massi even auditioned for the reality TV show, Rockstar: INXS, in 2004, where contestants competed to become the new lead vocalist for INXS.

 

KICK is officially endorsed by Tina Hutchence, sister of the late INXS frontman Michael Hutchence, and has garnered the attention, admiration, and accolades of well-seasoned “ears” in the music industry. Radio personalities in several markets have been quick to offer praise; WZXL / Atlantic City program director Steve Raymond, a longtime fan of INXS, raved after listening to only part of one song, “Wow! These guys have got the vibe down. Really impressive!” 107.1 The BOSS (WWZY)‘s midday air personality Michele Amabile concurred, “I had to go back and listen again with my eyes closed…. I could have sworn I was hearing Michael Hutchence!”

 

Sounding like legendary frontman Michael Hutchence is no easy task. “I guess the hardest thing, the most challenging thing when I started KICK,” acknowledges Massi, “was capturing the great variety in Hutchence‘s voice. He can sound sensitive and soft and he can be super strong and really belt it out and sometimes that all happens within one phrase or even a word. It took a lot of self-control to capture how he projects his lyrics and the music. It’s impossible to really sound and look like him; he’s an Adonis, another Jim Morrison, Morrison in a pop sense. I can’t mimic that; all I can do is do my best to capture his spirit.”

 

The focus has been on faithfully recreating the music in its most powerful sense; an in-the-pocket bottom end from bass player Don Leslie and drummer Gary Forbes, a brilliant combination of piano and synth by John Cassidy, the signature guitar tones produced by guitarist Todd King and Jason Taylor, the beautiful saxophone by Jaared Arosemena, and the spot-on lead vocals by Cory Massi, all lend to a powerful high-energy show. KICK – The INXS Experience will take you back. It will reignite your passion for INXS. It will introduce you to music that is still as fresh today as the day it was written; from “Original Sin” to “Elegantly Wasted” and everything in between, including (but not limited to) “Need You Tonight,” “New Sensation,” “What You Need,” “Don’t Change,” “Listen Like Thieves,” “The One Thing,” “Bitter Tears,” “Suicide Blonde,” “Not Enough Time,” “Beautiful Girl,” and “Devil Inside.” The band hears it, time and time again:

 

“This was like seeing INXS all over again, I’m their biggest fan.”

 

That was such an awesome surprise; I’d almost forgotten how much I love INXS!”

 

“I came thinking I would only know a couple of songs, but I knew every single one – and the words, too.”

 

“Cory Massi is Michael Hutchence 2.0, fabulous!