1971 explores a year in music that continues to weave its soulful tapestry throughout our 21st century lives. It was the year of Sticky Fingers, Bowie’s Hunky Dory, Tea For The Tillerman, Tapestry, Joni Mitchell’s Blue and Led Zeppelin’s IV…to name just a few. Multi-award winning chanteuse and ABC music journo Nadia Sunde takes her audience on a journey into the soundtrack of a year that has never really left us.

This stunning concert cabaret brings Nadia's ‘deliciously warm and soulful’ voice together with Peta Leigh Wilson on keys, Stewart Barry on double bass and Scott French on guitar and horns. Featuring songs by Carole King, Marvin Gaye, Joni Mitchell, The Temptations, Harry Nilsson, Elton John, Bill Withers, John Denver, David Bowie, The Rolling Stones and more.

Venue Format
Theatre, Hall, Black Box Venue, Outdoor
Technical Rating
Touring Party

1971 - The Music can be presented as either a 1hr (no interval) performance suitable for matinee concerts or 2 hour (inc. 20min interval) cabaret performance.

Touring technicians travel with the show. Suitable for presentation in community venues as well as fully equipped theatres.

Red Chair is a Queensland-based performing arts and event management company recognised nationally as a major producing and touring body for culturally diverse works. Red Chair was the winner of the 2014 Premier's Cultural Diversity Award - Small Business.

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Unique Selling Point

Features multi-award winning chanteuse and ABC music journo Nadia Sunde

1971 was a high-water mark year for rock with the release of a albums that came to define classic rock: Led Zeppelin IV, the Who’s Who’s Next, Jethro Tull’s Aqualung, the Doors’ LA Woman and Carole King’s Tapestry. It had a significant impact on those who lived through this era and the music of 1971 continues to influence generations born beyond this time.

Marketing Materials

• Press kits – Media releases, Company & Individual biographies, Testimonials, Publicity photographs / press clippings • Show reel • Artist availability for interviews • Raw artwork for handbills & posters with images for venue’s own use • High resolution proofs for art work for press ads

Red Chair will also provide marketing and promotion support for the tour including advertising through Red Chair’s website (approx 30,000 hits per month), Facebook and e-news (4,500 active readers), support with the creation and distribution of tour specific media releases, coordination of interviews and other media requests.

Community Engagement

’THE NEXT BIG SING' - Award-winning vocalist, comedienne and choir master Nadia Sunde leads this fun-filled 90 minute singing workshop. Participants in ’The Next Big Sing’ will walk away with tips and techniques for confident singing and an invitation to feature as part of Nadia’s performance ‘1971 - The Music’. Minimum: 10 participants