San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
"POP '67" is a vocal group performing the greatest songs of one of the most creatively prolific eras in the history of popular music. Songs include: the Mamas and the Papas, CALIFORNIA DREAMIN and MONDAY, MONDAY; the Beatles, GETTING BETTER, FIXIN' A HOLE and WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM MY FRIENDS; Aretha Franklin, CHAIN OF FOOLS, along with many other favorites such as: HAPPY TOGETHER, CARRIE ANN, UP, UP AND AWAY, INCENSE AND PEPPERMINTS, WINDY, GROOVIN, AQUARIUS and many, many more.
The show features segments highlighting: the Monterey Pop Festival; soul music with numbers such as EXPRESSWAY TO YOUR HEART, 25 MILES TO GO and Otis Redding's, SWEET SOUL MUSIC; folk music with selections from Simon and Garfunkel such as SOUNDS OF SILENCE and HOMEWARD BOUND; the protest movement with Buffalo Springfield's FOR WHAT IT'S WORTH; flower power with Beatles ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE and of course the psychedelic rock and pop of Janis Joplin, the Jefferson Airplane, the Doors and the Grateful Dead.
With 35 songs packed into a 90 min show and played against a backdrop of video projections depicting iconic images of the era, "POP '67" delivers powerful and faithful renditions of the music and rich vocal harmonies. POP '67, with the addition of sometimes informative, sometimes comedic, sometimes poignant dialogue and stimulating visual imagery, creates a thoroughly satisfying and entertaining theatrical show. Experience the most musically exciting and socially inspired time in recent history. "POP '67" thrills and delights audiences of every generation.
When & Where
B.B. King Blues Club
Conveniently located in the heart of Times Square near Penn Station and Port Authority, B.B. King Blues Club & Grill offers music fans a unique experience. Owned by the Bensusan Family, proprietors of the world renowned Blue Note Jazz Club, the club features world-class musical talent and consists of two distinct spaces: the Showcase Room & Lucille’s Grill.
The breathtaking main space is classical in form and spirit: two-tiered, horseshoe-shaped seating (booths & tables) centered around a 30-foot stage presents up close and personal views of all performances. The 40-foot bar is a haven for the reserved listener. The atmosphere is enhanced with two 8-foot big video screens on either side of the stage.