UGA showcases 50 years of rock-n-roll

A scene from “50 Years of Rock & Roll” (Contributed)

Neil Berg’s 50 Years of Rock & Roll is coming to the UGA Performing Arts Center 8 p.m. Tuesday.

With a cast of stars from Broadway’s most popular rock musicals accompanied by an onstage band of veteran rock and roll musicians, the show tells the story of the music that changed the world.

Tracing the roots of rock and roll in the 1940s through the glory years of the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s, up until MTV in the early ’80s, Neil Berg’s 50 Years of Rock & Roll pays tribute to music icons such as Chuck Berry, Little Richard, Elvis Presley, Ray Charles, Buddy Holly, Bob Dylan, The Beatles, Aretha Franklin, The Who, Janis Joplin, Stevie Wonder, Bruce Springsteen and Fleetwood Mac.

Tickets for 50 Years of Rock & Roll are $39 to $46 and can be purchased at the Performing Arts Center box office, online at pac.uga.edu, or by calling (706) 542-4400 or toll free at 888-289-8497. UGA students can purchase tickets for $6 with a valid UGA ID, limit one ticket per student.

The Performing Arts Center is located at 230 River Road on the UGA campus in Athens.

 

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