Heartthrobs

The term “boy band” emerged in the '90s, owing to the crop of prefab groups that followed the massive success of New Kids on the Block. But to be fair, the negative connotation doesn’t take into account the legacy of, say, the Temptations or the Ink Spots or even the Bee Gees. In its Pride Week omnibus program Heartthrobs, Seattle Men’s Chorus celebrates the awesome music created by all-male bands by shunning snobbery and performing an eclectic repertoire spanning five decades, including hits by the Beatles, Queen, and even the Jonas Brothers and Menudo. With SMC's costumes and synchronized dance moves, this unabashed cheese-fest is sure to be crammed with catchy tunes and guilty pleasures from your iPod. (Note that tonight's concert is followed by a dance party, with cash bars and DJ Stacey Cooks.) ERIKA HOBART

Fri., June 24, 8 p.m.; Sat., June 25, 8 p.m., 2011

 
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