Mesa Arts Center will host Ethan Bortnick, the 11-year-old musical sensation, who has headlined more than 100 live shows around the world. He has shared the stage with legendary artists such as Beyoncé, Reba McEntire, and Natalie Cole and is headlining his “It’s All About Music” tour this summer. Joining Ethan on tour are special guests, The KIDZ BOP Kids, Billboard’s #1 Kids’ Artists of 2010 and 2011. Their performance will take place in the Ikeda Theater; at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11. Tickets are $19.50 and $49.50 and available through the Mesa Arts Center Box Office at MesaArtsCenter.com or by calling 480-644-6500.
Ethan was recently certified by the Guinness Book of World Records as The World’s Youngest Solo Musician to Headline his own Tour. Ethan’s dynamic set features his unique take on several rock and pop classics, as well as original material. Beyond his amazing talent as a musician, Ethan has made a name for himself as one of the world’s youngest philanthropists. Through his appearances at benefits and charity galas, he has helped raise more than 30 million dollars for non–profits around the world. Ethan recently joined some of music’s biggest names including Barbra Streisand, Celine Dion, Black Eyed Peas, Justin Bieber, Tony Bennett, and many others, as the youngest of the all-star lineup that recorded “We Are The World 25 For Haiti.” These summer concerts are no exception, and a portion of ticket sales and merchandise sales will go to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.
The KIDZ BOP Kids, the face and voice of KIDZ BOP, the #1 music brand for kids ages 5-12 in the U.S., will open the show. Since its launch in 2001, KIDZ BOP has sold more than 12 million albums and has earned one platinum and nine gold certifications. The show highlights Ethan’s extraordinary musical talents and will guarantee to have kids and the entire family on their feet singing and dancing. Mesa Arts Center invites audiences to come and experience a performance that the entire family will enjoy.