Madison County Arts Council’s fall fundraiser, “I Love the ‘70s,” is slated for Dec. 5-6, 2013, at The Brennan Loft, 158 S. Main St., London. Ailene Albrecht serves as music director. Jeff Gates serves as artistic director and wrote the script.
Performers include Clayton Burke, Craig Chadwell, Patrice Fahy, Betty Londergan, Gary Londergan, Caitlyn Mackay, Harold McNeal, Julie Oswalt, Paul Oswalt, Bill Ruhlen, Jennifer Ruhlen, Zahid Siddiqi, Jim Smith, Stephanie Stephens, Bruce Thompson and Matthew Tlachac. The singers will be backed by musicians Albrecht on piano, Joe Blaho on bass, Ernie Sparks on drums, Craig Chadwell on saxophone, and Dale Crockett on guitar.
Songs include “You Light Up My Life,” “American Pie,” “Copacabana,” “Lean on Me,” “I Am Woman,” “Let It Be,” “Hotel California,” “Love Will Keep Us Together,” “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” and over 30 other chart-topping songs from the 1970s.
The fall Music Revue is the Madison County Arts Council’s primary fundraiser, helping to fund fine arts scholarships, the summer musical, and other arts programming.
The evening will include wine and crackers, a full course dinner with dessert and the revue. Doors open at 6 p.m., followed by dinner from 6:30 to 7:30. Entrée choices include sweet and sour chicken, baked lasagna and vegetarian lasagna. The show begins at 7:30 and will run until approximately 9:15. The cost per person is $35.
Reservations are required. Call Wilson Printing and Graphics at (740) 852-5934 starting at 9 a.m. Nov. 19. When calling, indicate which show you wish to attend, Dec. 5 or Dec. 6, and indicate the choice of entrée for each reservation. Those interested are encouraged to call early on Nov. 19, as The Brennan Loft seats 80 for dinner, and previous years’ revues have sold out within a couple of hours of opening the reservation line. Payment will be made at the door the night of the event, cash or check (made out to MCAC) only.