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Legends on Tour-Features Lebanese Superstar Walid Toufic, Iraqi Songstress Shatha Hassoun and Comedian Elie Ayoub at the MGM Grand Detroit

posted on: Apr 2, 2008

The legendary Lebanese vocalist, Walid Toufic will perform at the MGM Grand Detroit on Sunday April 24, 2008 at 7:30pm. He will be joined by the Iraqi songstress, Shatha Hassoun and by Comedian Elie Ayoub.

The concert is being promoted by Luxury Live Productions and is presented by Luxury Limousine and the MGM Grand Detroit. Sam Zahr, president of Luxury Live Productions said, “We are very proud to present one of the top talents in the Middle East, Walid Toufic, along with one of the most exciting female vocalists, Shatha Hassoun.” He went on to say, “It is only fitting that we launch this tour in Detroit, which is home to the largest concentration of Arab Americans in the U.S.”

Walid Toufic was born in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli. As a young boy he was tutored on the oud or lute, a pear shaped instrument which is the predecessor to the guitar. In 1973, Toufic made his debut on the famous Lebanese television program, “Studio El Fen”. It was this program which launched his career to become one of the leading vocalists in the Middle East. Today Walid Toufic is known throughout the Middle East as one of the most prolific vocalists of Arabic pop music.

Shatha Hassoun was born in Morocco to an Iraqi father and Moroccan mother. Hassoun sings in many languages and dialects including Arabic, English, French, Spanish, Italian & German. She became a successful star after winning first place on Star Academy in Lebanon.

Luxury Live Productions is a promoter of Middle Eastern entertainment and is a subsidiary of Luxury Limousine. Luxury Limousine is a full service limousine company serving the Detroit tri-county Michigan area including Macomb, Oakland, and Wayne counties. With a team of professionally trained and licensed chauffeurs, the company operates a fleet of over thirty-five luxury limos. Services include from special occasion and sporting events to corporate and airport transportation.

The new MGM Grand Detroit was recently opened with a luxurious 400 room hotel and 10,000 square foot casino. The “Legends on Tour” concert will take place in the MGM Grand Ballroom.

The concert is sponsored by:

–Sayeg Plastic Surgery and Laser Center ( offering both surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures.

–Arab Detroit (, a national website which features news, events and resources about the Arab American community.

“Legends on Tour” has scheduled the following performances:

–April 24, 2008 – Detroit, MI
–April 25 & 26, 2008 – Los Angeles, CA
–April 27, 2008 – San Diego, CA
–May 2, 2008 – Chicago, IL

For more information contact:
Warren David, David Communications Tel: 313-999-6000