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Thursday, 05 November 2015 15:28

Groovin' at Proctors: Local Musicians Portray Classic Rock Stars

SCHENECTADY – Grab hold of your groove and prepare for a trip to the past with an “out of sight” musical experience at “GROOVIN’…A 60’s and 70’s Musical Journey,” coming to Proctors on November 14.

The show features a variety of the very best musicians and singers who specialize in re-creating the most popular artists and their songs from the greatest era of classic rock history, leaving audiences amazed at how accurately and realistically their favorite musicians are depicted.

Captivating and bursting with energy, “GROOVIN’” is one of the biggest multi-act tribute shows performing today, with all the cast members and musicians from the Capital District.

Previously at Proctors as the “Sixties Rock Experience,” the new line up now includes legendary Icons from the 70’s such as Elton John, Stevie Nicks, Billy Joel, Linda Ronstadt, Neil Diamond and Heart. Combined with the show’s 60’s legends, such as Felix Cavaliere of The Young Rascals, Van Morrison, Justin Hayward of Moody Blues, Carlos Santana, Melanie, Dusty Springfield, Ian Anderson, Lulu, and Joe Cocker, audiences are taken on an amazing musical journey flashback.

“GROOVIN’” gives the audience a chance to fully experience a true to life festival concert right out of a timeless era. This year, there will be a special tribute to open the show, featuring a live presentation of the early hit songs from the original British Invasion bands: The Beatles and The Rolling Stones.

Saratoga resident, Collette McComb, will be portraying Melanie, Stevie Nicks and Heart’s Ann Wilson.  McComb is the School Director at Performance School of the Arts in Clifton Park, and has performed at venues all over the Capital Region, as well as in Europe and in Montreal.

"She has this amazing ability as a performer to make every person watching her to get the feeling she is singing the song to them only,” said Gary Weinlein, director and producer of the show. “Collette is so alluring while sharing her vocal gift that she captures the entire audience. Seeing is believing, and this truly mesmerizing talent can only be fully appreciated and felt during a live performance."

Thirteen incredible acts will have the audience at Proctors singing and dancing in their seats as this Capital District production guarantees to make them feel groovy all over with wonderful memories.

“GROOVIN’…A 60’s and 70’s Musical Journey” will be performed at Proctors on November 14 at 7 p.m. Proctors is located at 432 State Street in Schenectady, roughly 25 miles from Saratoga Springs.


Tickets can be purchased at proctors.org or by calling the box office at 518-346-6204. 

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