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Quadrophenia the album Live! heading to the Isle of Wight

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The Mods are coming to the Isle of Wight this August, with a live performance in full of Quadrophenia the album Live! a – in what is also the film’s 40th anniversary year.

The Who’s masterpiece rock opera album, Quadrophenia, has been brought to life and recreated for the theatre stage by international eight-piece band – The Goldhawks, who will be bringing the show to Shanklin Theatre – Isle of Wight on 31st August.

Quadrophenia the album Live! sees The Who’s legendary concept album performed in its entirety by The Goldhawks, who give a stunning live performance delivery of the album, together with fantastic archival footage and sound effects.

From the very first performance of the show, the band have been receiving standing ovations and acclaim for their sensational reproduction of the Who’s original sound.

Appealing to generations both young and old, the show contains exciting, and sometimes heart-wrenching, large-screen projections of archival footage together with sound effects as performed on the album, all of which supports the show to enhance and add to the quality of the performance.

This tremendous Mod anthemic album stage performance provides all generations of Who fans, music aficionados both young and old with a chance to see and hear the album performed live in its entirety, together with a few other Who classic numbers thrown in for good measure. A stage performance that’s not to be missed!

For more information, and to purchase tickets, visit: https://www.shanklintheatre.com/events/quadrophenia_the_album__live/detail