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Saturday, January 23, 2016


This Is The Seventies is back! The response to the show in December at the Hexagon Dive in Pietermaritzburg was so overwhelming, that new performances have been arranged.

Remember the Seventies? The “Me” Decade – a period of great changes in the music scene, when icons were made, horizons were stretched and musicians broke out of their boxes and went where their dreams (and substances) took them!

The list of musicians whose music has been chosen for this show reads like a veritable who’s who of 20th Century icons, and goes from the sublime to the ridiculous, depending on your taste. Names such as John Lennon, Elton John, Neil Diamond, Carole King, Paul Simon, Jim Croce, James Taylor, Gloria Gaynor and groups like The Rolling Stones, ABBA, Three Dog Night, Four Seasons and Creedence Clearwater Revival, conjure up images and memories of a seminal period of music. This was the soundtrack of a decade. Woodstock was over, but it opened the floodgates for a diversity of music which stretched the boundaries of Rock, Pop, Country and Folk, and brought us to (dare we say it?) Disco!

Bringing the songs to life again this year are the highly talented singers Erin Fourie, Sandra Styles, Brandon Bosch and Daniel Rossouw.  The show is directed by Peter Mitchell with sound design by Marcus Henning.

If a groovy evening of nostalgic music (from a decade when music was music) is your bag, then come chill with us. It’s gonna be far out, if you dig…  Be there or be square!

This Is The Seventies has performances from January 29 to February 6 at the Hexagon Dive on the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Pietermaritzburg campus. Performances at 19h00 for 19h30 (doors open at 18h45). There will be a special afternoon performance on January 31 at 15h00. These are picnic shows (bring food, but no drinks – there is a cash bar). Tickets R85pp, or R800 for a table of ten. Bookings: