To most Australians, the Vietnam War has a rock and roll, real life soundtrack. Almost every novel, movie, memoir and oral history of the war mentions the music that was listened to in Vietnam. All the songs of the 1960s were part of the life in a combat zone. Troops listened to Sony radios, Akai stereos and Teac tape decks and new troops arrived weekly with the latest records from the States.
Events between 1962 and 1975 rocked the world as we knew it with social & political turmoil - the assassination of a president, an unpopular war, the civil women’s rights movements and the Cold War all heralding great change of things to come. The music of that era gave a voice to a new generation, capturing their hearts and minds forever and leaving us with a lasting representation of their creative legacy.
Rock band, Tour of Duty embark on a journey deep into the heart of this decade which wa one of the most influential, controversial & turbulent ever. Tour of Duty are a band of brothers - four seasoned, professional musicians who deliver a tribute to the diverse musical revolution of the 60’s to mid 70’s as authentically as possible, performing some of the most famous songs ever recorded by the greatest International and Australian artists of the era.
Recreating on stage the atmosphere of the war torn jungle, Tour of Duty mesmerizes audiences with an amazing stage set, stunning costumes, authentic music, humour and an electrifying sound and light show. They cover a broad cross section of artists and number one hits including the haunting voice of Janice Joplin, the swamp rock of Creedence Clearwater Revival, the sweet soul sounds of Marvin Gaye & Wilson Pickett, the distinctive guitar space blues rock of Jimi Hendrix, the psychedelic rock of Santana, early Status Quo, the poetic Jim Morrison, the thoughtful Bob Dylan, and the legendary Beatles, Stones, Animals and Cream.
Tour of Duty will be performing at the Tewantin Noosa RSL from 8.00pm on Friday 11th April in the Diggers Bar. Tickets are available from reception or dial’n’charge on 5447 1766 for just $10 for non-members and free for members.
Take A Step Back in Time with Tour of Duty
Tewantin Noosa RSL, Memorial Avenue, tewantin
Friday 11th of April
Tickets are available from reception or dial'n'charge on 5447 1766 for just $10 for non-members and free for members
Tewantin - Noosa RSL & Citizens Memorial Club Inc, Tewantin
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