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Step back to the musical 70s at the Thameside
7:30am Monday 6th August 2012 in News
SEVENTIES music fans can check out a supersonic tribute to the decade at the Thameside Theatre.
The Supersonic Seventies Show will grace the theatre’s stage, in Orsett Road, Grays, on Thursday, September 27, from 8pm.
Presented by The Jackie Generation, it also features Too Rex, regarded as the definitive tribute to Marc Bolan and T Rex.
The Jackie Generation are a professional six-piece band who perform the hits of the Seventies, live.
The band was formed in 2009 by guitarist and songwriter Greg Hart, and keyboardist and musical director Andy Stewart.
A spokesperson said: “The idea was to put together a classic sounding 1970s live hit machine.
“It’s a packed show containing all those monster quality chart hits that few have dared to attempt, plus some of the ultimate party anthems from this golden era of pop. Abba, ELO, Queen, 10cc, Andrew Gold, the Osmonds, the Carpenters, Wings, Olivia Newton John, David Essex, Suzi Quatro, Sweet, T Rex, Elton John and even the Buggles, or as the band call it, music from The Jackie Generation.”
With the idea in place, Hart and Stewart just needed some more members, and soon recruited Gary Williams, a bass player, drummer Stevie Weaver, and vocalists Janey Bombshell and Mark Keen.
The spokesman added: “The live shows have been a huge hit and look set to get bigger in every way.
“To complete this detailed trip back to the 1970s, the band and venues encourage everyone to come along in fancy dress style and really get in the swing of it all!”
Tickets for the show are £15, reduced to £13 for concessions. Call the box office on 0845 3005264.
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