Fri, Feb 28 at 7:00 PM @ Ruth Eckerd Hall
Pull out your bell bottoms and platform shoes as we travel back in time with some of the greatest bands of the era at the 3rd Annual 70's Fest at Ruth Eckerd Hall starring Little River Band, Lords of 52nd Street & John Waite! Don't miss the 70's Marketplace featuring Classic Car Show, Vintage Vinyl Vault, 70's Inspired Vendors, Live Pre-show Entertainment, food for purchase, and more starting at 5PM.
Little River Band has claimed their place as one of the great vocal bands of the 70's and 80's with chart-topping hits including "Reminiscing", "Lady", "Cool Change", "Lonesome Loser", "The Night Owls", "Take It Easy On Me", "Help Is on Its Way", and many more! Little River Band will add a lush 10-piece string section to this year's show.
The Lords of 52nd Street, the band that helped establish Billy Joel’s formidable sound and sell 150 million records, is led by multi-instrumentalist Richie Cannata, drummer/percussionist Liberty DeVitto, and guitarist Russell Javors. Four of the five Joel albums released during their tenure reached the top ten on the Billboard charts: The Stranger, 52nd Street, Glass Houses, and the live Songs in the Attic.
John Waite has a 40 year career that includes work as a solo artist, as well as his time as lead singer of the bands The Babys and Bad English. His catalogue of hits includes the #1 Worldwide hit “Missing You”, The Baby’s “Isn't It Time” and Bad English's “When I See You Smile”, which rank amongst some of his biggest international hits and are still heard on radio today. Other hits include “Tears, “Change” and “These Times Are Hard For Lovers”.
Tickets are $35, $45, $55, and $70.
$125 Pre-show Party Packages are available and include a premium seat, access to party lounge including high-end appetizers, dessert & coffee, plus one beer, wine or soda, beginning 2 hours prior to show time. Artist does not appear at party.