James Marais and Monique Cassells' new oldies tribute show, “Back To The Seventies – ‘70s Tribute” features memorable songs by great artists from the diverse decade of the 1970s. Featuring the Doobie Brothers, Smokie, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Bachman Turner Overdrive, Stealers Wheel, ABBA, Neil Diamond, the Carpenters, Elvis Presley, Queen, Cliff Richard, and more. As with all their tribute shows, you can expect a mini-theatrical experience, featuring the dynamic vocal and visual performances of James and Monique, alternating as a duo and individual performers, who also do multiple costume changes throughout.
James and Monique are renowned for their oldies tribute shows, which have brought them sold-out attendances at countless venues at which they have performed together since 2009. Their productions previously successfully performed at The Drama Factory include the ever-popular “Oldies But Goldies”, “From Memphis To Las Vegas: An Elvis Presley Tribute”, “The 70s Vs ‘80s Tribute”, “Old School Country Legends Tribute” and “A Trip Down Memory Lane”.
Monique is a very accomplished vocalist, having performed many different genres of music over the years, including rock ‘n roll, rock, pop, country, blues, ballads and even light classical. She made her television debut on SABC 2’s “Musiek Roulette” in May 2018. Monique, has gained widespread praise for her powerhouse voice and performances, and she continues to showcase her versatility with tributes to greats including The Carpenters (“We’ve Only Just Begun”), ABBA (“Mamma Mia”), Queen (“We Are the Champions”) and Bob Seger (“Old Time Rock ‘n Roll”).