Shea Presents: Best of the 70s

Shea Presents: Best of the 70s

Saturday, October 12, 7:00 pm until 9:30 pm
With Uptown Horns.The Shea Theater is pleased to present The Best of the 70s a celebration of the Greatest Music of All Time! Upper and Lower Level Seating available.

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The Shea Theater is pleased to present The Best of the 70s a celebration of the Greatest Music of All Time!

WHEN: Saturday, October 12th, 2024 at 7pm

WHERE: Shea Theater Arts Center, 71 Avenue A, Turners Falls, MA

TICKETS: $29 upper level/ $35 lower level

The Shea Theater is pleased to present the show “The Best of the 70s” a celebration of the Greatest Music of All Time! On Saturday, October 12th.


The Best of the 70s returns to the Shea after a SOLD-OUT show in August'23 and March'24! It is a celebration of the greatest music of all time.

The show features the timeless songs of Neil Young, The Beatles, Van Morrison, The Rolling Stones, America, John Denver, Eagles, Don McLean, CSN, Bob Seger, Elton John, Billy Joel, Cat Stevens, Willie Nelson, David Bowie, The Band, Kenny Rogers, Led Zeppelin, Jimmy Buffett, Eric Clapton, Rod Stewart, Bob Dylan, Pink Floyd, The Grateful Dead & More!!

Joining them on stage is special guest The Uptown Horns. This legendary New York City based horn section has performed with Bruce Springsteen, Ray Charles, Joe Cocker, and countless others. They’ve toured with the Rolling Stones and played on #1 hit records like (James Brown’s “Living in America”).

DizzyFish is led by its Lead Singer & Guitarist Eric Herbst. Eric & DizzyFish have rocked audiences sharing the stage with Steve Miller, ZZ Top, Three Dog Night, Marshall Tucker and many others. Eric as well as being a powerful live performer has written and produced original songs recorded by musical legends B.B. King and Johnny Cash.

Angela has had a 35-year career singing and performing with some of the biggest names in music such as Aretha Franklin, Elton John, Michael Jackson, Steely Dan, and many others. Angela is also the director of the DizzyFish Choir.

Sharon’s musical journey has taken her around the world, touring, recording, and performing with such artists as Billy Preston, Whitney Houston, Roberta Flack, Bette Midler, and many others. Sharon has also appeared several times on Saturday Night Live.

The reviews are in and if you love 70s music you will love this show! One fan said “The Best of the 70s” is the Best Show I have ever seen, and I lived in Manhattan for 10 years.”


The Shea provides performance space for a variety of attractions designed to appeal to the widest range of tastes. Musical offerings include folk, pop, rock, swing, jazz, country and traditional. Theatrical productions encompass musical comedy, drama, comedy, and political satire. In addition, audiences can take advantage of magic shows, children's shows and silent film revivals.

The Shea, with the help of a wonderful corps of volunteers, has been attracting a growing audience and as a result is bringing people into Turners Falls from an ever larger geographical area. This growth has put the Shea on a path to an even more exciting future for this vital community asset.


All ages

$29 upper level/$35 lower level


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Special thanks to the Mass Cultural Council for their vital support this year in the form of a Cultural Sector Recovery Grant for Organizations, as well as a Festivals & Projects Grant. We'd also like to thank the Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts for their support in the form of a Flexible Funding grant. We couldn't do this work without you!