Venue Details

57 Star Starred
Avo Playhouse
303 Main Street Vista, CA 92084
760-724-2110
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3.4 / 5 Rated by 8 members
Review from Cam McGrath
16 events 8 reviews

SIX OF US WENT AND ENJOYED THE SHOW, BUT THERE WERE MANY SONGS THAT US 60&70 YR OLDS DID NOT EVEN KNOW.

reviewed Nov 13 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member
21 events 8 reviews

We, a couple aged 67 & 71, thoroughly enjoyed the energy of this show. The first half was devoted strictly to 50's era songs and we knew most of them. Mark Curran has a good voice for this music, better, we thought, than the Sinatra revue he...continued

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Review from jjmac10
19 events 8 reviews

I enjoyed the 50's music more than the 60's, but the show was enjoyable.
At times the band was too loud to hear the singer's voices well.

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Description

This oldies but goodies stage show will take you back to the days when music was fun, the nights were cruisin’, and the dancing never stopped! It’s a salute to the music legends and greatest hits of the 50’s and 60’s presented in a live stage musical format. The Cruisin Oldies Show Band, fronted by tribute artists Mark W. Curran and Tom Haney, keeps the audience singing, clapping and laughing in this non-stop exciting show, which includes multiple costume changes and a unique, radio style narrative that tells the history of rock and roll – as it happened!

The ‘50s segment includes great songs like “Rock Around The Clock,” “At The Hop,” “Great Balls of Fire,” “All Shook Up,” “Pretty Woman,” Peggy Sue" and “The Twist” -even an affectionate send up of the hit musical “Grease!” Artists include Elvis, Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison, Dion and the Belmonts and Chubby Checker. There’s also a nostalgiac look back at the at the great doo-wop and street corner harmony groups that built the foundation of rock and roll.

The ’60s segment of the show covers the best of rock, pop, even a few psychedelic relics, revving into overdrive with a special salute to sixties supergroups like The Beatles, (“Twist and Shout,”) The Beach Boys (“I Get Around”) and the Four Seasons (“Sherry”).

There will also be a few guest stars and surprises you won’t want to miss in this fun, family-style show, so bring the kids and grandparents alike! Grease back your hair, put on your bobby sox or just wear your love beads – this show is suitable for all ages!

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