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Famous for their incredible harmonies, musicianship, and humor—multi platinum recording artists and twin icons, Matthew and Gunnar Nelson are torchbearers of an American entertainment dynasty. To celebrate the release of their phenomenally successful debut album, ‘After The Rain,’ the former mainstays of MTV’s golden era of music videos, are ready to kick off their 25th Anniversary Tour, live and unplugged; just two voices, two guitars and a night full of great songs!

An Evening With Matthew And Gunnar NELSON is Friday, June 6, 7:30 p.m., at Fox Cities Performing Arts Center, in Appleton, Wis., Tickets go on sale Monday, April 28, 10 a.m. central time, and can be purchased online at, via phone at 920-730-3760 or in person at 400 W College Ave. Tickets are $28.50 and $38.50. Applicable fees may apply.

Matthew and Gunnar Nelson are the identical twin sons of legend and Rock N Roll Hall Of Famer, Ricky Nelson, and the grandsons of TV icons, Ozzie and Harriet. The Nelsons are the only family in history to have three successive generations of No. 1 hit makers.

The twins dominated the airwaves, Billboard charts, MTV and arenas in 1990 -1991. This special event features a culmination of the hits and current tracks from the brothers, including the stories behind and performances of the classic hits they penned (No. 1 hit “(Can’t Live Without Your) Love And Affection,” “After The Rain,” “More Than Ever” and “Only Time Will Tell” and more) and their journey through fame and the music industry. Matthew and Gunnar will share modern hits they’ve written demonstrating their ever-evolving sound that circles their unique harmony blend and acoustic base.

They have released 13 full-length albums to date and continue to champion their musical legacy worldwide via their own Stone Canyon Records. Visit

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