Abbacadabra — Dancing Queen appears on magical night

Tahoe Onstage

Abbacadabra fills the South Shore Room with iconic tunes.
Tahoe Onstage photos by Larry Sabo

Dig it: The “Dancing Queen” appeared at Lake Tahoe over the Thanksgiving weekend. Abbacadabra: The Ultimate ABBA Tribute performed two shows in the Harrah’s Lake Tahoe South Shore Room. ABBA dominated the radio air waves in the 1970s and ’80s. The Swedish band sold more records than any other group in Europe.  Gary Raffanelli, who saw ABBA perform in 1979, ambitiously arranged about 20 of the iconic songs such as “Dancing Queen,” “Take A Chance On Me” and “Fernando,” each played by an all-star cast of musicians from the Reno-Tahoe area.

Click see all of Larry Sabo’s photos from the performance on Friday, Nov. 24.

Tahoe Onstage

Gary Raffanelli fills the role of ABBA’s Benny Andersson.

About Larry Sabo

Larry Sabo is a real-estate broker with a passion for rock 'n; roll photography. He makes his living during the day selling real estate but you'll see him at night enjoying shows. Stop and talk to him anytime you see him out, he will always appreciate it.

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