**A Spectacular Fusion of Orchestral Magic and 80s Anthems**
Wouldn’t It Be Good to Dance With Somebody, All Night Long to the super sounds of the brightest decade? Well now you can! 80s Orchestral is one of a kind experience that will transport attendees back to the golden era of music, fashion, and culture. The newest brainchild of the creators of the spectacular sell-out show, ABBA Orchestral, 80’s Orchestral, a Fusion of Iconic Anthems and Symphonic Brilliance is the biggest and most unique performance of 80’s Classics, and it’s coming to 3 Arena on Friday 26 April 2024.
For one night only, the Electric Dreams Orchestra, alongside powerhouse 80’s vocalists will put their Heart and Soul into the greatest anthems that defined a generation of big hair and even bigger hits. Prepare to be captivated by a symphony of sound, as the orchestra masterfully intertwines with the iconic tunes that defined a generation. Joining The Electric Dreams Orchestra as special guests for this extraordinary performance are some of the most legendary names of the 80’s music scene. Witness unforgettable live performances by the legendary Nik Kershaw, the sensational Carol Decker of T’Pau fame, and the dynamic soul duo Hue & Cry. Speaking at the event launch, Nik Kershaw stated:
“The 80’s as a decade is seeing a real renaissance at the moment. It’s a huge part of pop culture again with younger generations really getting into a retro vibe. It’s fantastic to be bringing my music to established and new audiences again and to do that in Dublin? Now that’s what I call incredible!”.
Go Back in Time to relish in the melodies of 80’s megahits. With chart topping sensation Nik Kershaw's "Wouldn’t It Be Good", "The Riddle" and “I Won’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me”, Kershaw's soulful voice and infectious melodies have made him an unforgettable icon of the 80s music scene. His live performance will take the audience on a nostalgic journey, invoking memories of a bygone era. Joining Kershaw on stage is the powerhouse vocalist Carol Decker, frontwoman of the acclaimed band T'Pau. Decker's powerful and distinctive voice made T'Pau a household name with chart-toppers like "China in Your Hand" and "Heart and Soul." Her electrifying presence and unforgettable hits will undoubtedly set the arena ablaze with energy. We will also be bringing the extraordinary dynamic duo, Hue and Cry, to join the line-up of talent. With their soulful sound and catchy pop tunes, the brothers Pat and Greg Kane captured the hearts of millions with hits like "Labour of Love" and "Looking for Linda." Their engaging stage presence and infectious energy will have the crowd on their feet, dancing and singing along to the classic 80s tunes.
The concert guarantees an unforgettable blend of orchestral grandeur and 80s nostalgia. As well as some 80’s icons, the 80’s Orchestral singers will perform hits like “The Power of Love,” “I’ve Had The Time Of My Life,” “Girls Just Want To Have Fun,” “Waiting For A Star To Fall,” “Never Gonna Give You Up,” “Video Killed The Radio Star” and a selection of tracks from artists like “Queen” plus many more.
80’s Orchestral will deliver a sensory feast that will transport you back to the vibrant and nostalgic spirit of the 80’s. With a retro neon light show, iconic 80’s stage graphics and effects and an immersive audience experience, 80’s Orchestral will charge an electric atmosphere that captures the essence of the era.
Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on this amazing night in Dublin. Get your tickets now to embark on an exhilarating journey through time.