Thursday 13 December 2018

Seven Decades Live at the V&A Museum

Tickets for January 2019 performance now available

Seven Decades announces that tickets have gone on sale for a special run of three performances at the V&A in January 2019 to celebrate the history of the electric guitar and its impact on music and culture. The unique rock and roll experience will combine spectacular video projections and documentary footage with live music, performed by a seven-piece band.

Seven Decades, executively produced by BAFTA award winner Bill Curbishley, Phil Hylander & OKS Freddy Clode (TR 2006-2011) weaves together live music, documentary, and rare vintage guitars to tell the epic story of how a simple musical invention had a revolutionary impact on the world.

The 90-minute performances, specially written for the V&A, will chart the evolution of rock and roll from the 1950s to the present day, covering genres ranging from Rockabilly, Country and Rock and Roll, to Heavy Metal, Punk and Disco.

It will feature legendary music from The Beatles and Jimi Hendrix to, The Who, The Rolling Stones and David Bowie, all played on vintage instruments from the period to highlight the enduring influence that the Fender Telecaster, Gibson Les Paul, and Fender Stratocaster have had on modern music and culture.

Dates as follows:

SOLD OUT Friday 11th January at 19:00 *V&A Members priority booking for special event with Q&A featuring Bill Curbishley and special guests https://www.vam.ac.uk/event/Lbg3a2bn/seven-decades-with-q-a

Saturday 12th January at 19:00
Sunday 13th January at 19:00

www.vam.ac.uk/event/gBQL52xo/seven-decades-jan-2019

 
Executively produced by BAFTA award winner Bill Curbishley, Phil Hylander & OKS Freddy Clode (TR 2006-2011) weaves together live music, documentary, and rare vintage guitars to tell the epic story of how a simple musical invention had a revolutionary impact on the world.

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