GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. — Go back to the days of big hair, neon clothes and synthesizer-heavy music. The Lost 80's Live tour, featuring 10 bands popular in the 1980s, will be playing at Fiddler's Green on Saturday, Aug. 12.
The featured performers are: Wang Chung, Missing Persons, General Public, Nakes Eyes, Animotion, Musical Youth, Stacey Q, Shannon, Kon Kan and Bow Wow Wow.
Tickets to the all-ages show go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, March 10. There is a presale from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday, March 9. Prices range from $39.95 to $109.95. You can find them at AXS.com.
Wang Chung is probably best known for their hits "Everybody Have Fun Tonight" and "Dance Hall Days."
Los Angeles-based new wave band Missing Persons had several big songs in the early '80s including "Destination Unknown," "Walking in L.A.," and "Words." Their most recent album was released in 2020.
General Public, an offshoot of the English Beat, is best known for their song "Tenderness."
British synth-pop band Naked Eyes is best known for their first single and cover of the Burt Bacharach song "Always Something There to Remind Me." Their second single "Promises, Promises" was also popular.
Animotion was more of a one-hit wonder. Their song "Obsession" was a Top 10 hit.
The ska and reggae band Musical Youth also only had one hit, "Pass the Dutchie." The band members were all in their teens when the song came out.
Madonna-esque Stacey Q, who, according to Spotify, started her career performing with the Ringling Brothers Circus, is best know for her song "Two of Hearts."
"I Beg Your Pardon" was Kon Kan's biggest hit. The song broke the Top 15 in 1989.
Bow Wow Wow is best known for their cover of the 1960s song "I Want Candy," originally performed by The Strangeloves.
Check out the Spotify Playlist below featuring all the Lost 80's Live artists.
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