This is the 70s Brings Diverse Decade Back to LifeThe 1970s will come roaring back to life in Paducah during one exciting performance of This is the 70s on Saturday, September 13 at 7:30 PM in the West Kentucky Community amp; Technical College Clemens Fine Arts Center.
THIS IS THE '70s is a unique multimedia blend of live music, historical film clips, dance, fashion, and computer animation. The dramatic transition from the 60s hippie movement to what Tom Wolfe aptly termed The Me Decade becomes evident through film clips highlighting everything from Watergate, to Saturday Night Fever, to the birth of the womens lib movement.
With thirty songs from a soundtrack that united a generation, THIS IS THE '70s, features the music of Creedence Clearwater Revival, Doobie Brothers, Peter Frampton, Carly Simon, Stevie Wonder, Elton John, The Band, Fleetwood Mac, Billy Joel, Journey, Michael Jackson, Yes, Bee Gees, Boston, Led Zeppelin, Paul McCartney, Heart, The Guess Who, Badfinger, and more. Performed live with no pre-recorded samples, the two-hour show features the skill and versatility of eight seasoned performers.
The unique show design is the brainchild of Lyric Media president and producer/director Jim Duffy, a veteran documentary filmmaker, author and musician who has created programming for Discovery Networks and other national media outlets. I combined the two elements I love most: music and storytelling, explains Duffy. Just like our This Is The 60s show, This Is The '70s takes the audience on a journeyone thats designed to entertain, educate, and stimulate."
Prior to the show, The Clemens Fine Arts Center will host an opening reception. Ticketholders are invited to help celebrate the opening of the Arts in Focus season starting at 6:15 P.M.
Ticket prices are $25 for adults, and $15 for students and children. Season tickets are also available. Other shows in the season include Noam Pikelny amp; Stuart Duncan, Blind Boys of Alabama, Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story, and Rhythmic Circus Feet Dont Fail Me Now. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit www.artsinfocus.org, or call the box office at 270-534-3212.