ACROSS THE POND: The British Invasion Starring Leisa Way & the Wayward Wind Band
February 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Created by Leisa Way
Starring Leisa Way & the Wayward Wind Band
Fred Smith, Bobby Prochaska, Liam Collins, Bruce Ley & Don Reid
In 1964, something magical happened that changed the world of music. After the Fab Four’s electrifying appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show in 1964, Beatlemania and the popularity of British music spread rapidly across the US and North America.
Across the Pond celebrates over 50 years of British pop and rock music. You’ll hear hits of The Beatles, Dave Clark Five, Herman’s Hermits, Elton John, Petula Clark, Tom Jones, Queen, The Rolling Stones, Shirley Bassey, Gerry & the Pacemakers, The Animals, Dusty Springfield, The Kinks, Rod Stewart, Adele, Eric Clapton, Van Morrison, Sting, Annie Lennox, Led Zeppelin, Joe Cocker, Lulu, George Michael, The Hollies, Donovan, and more!
Join Leisa Way and the sensationally talented 5-piece Lonely Hearts Club Band, as they take you on this electrifying musical adventure to relive that exciting time in all of our lives when British pop music jumped ‘Across the Pond” and incited a frenzy of popularity which spread rapidly across North America. It became known as, ‘The British Invasion’.
“The music never stopped. The beat never stopped.” – Morrisburg Leader