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My Mississauga Turns Back The Clock With a Flashback Weekend Featuring 50s, 70s and 80s Music

Jul 03, 2009

My Mississauga takes us back to the Good Ol’ Days this weekend with 80s music by That 80s Show, 70s rock classics by Dave Rave and 50s Jukebox hits with Freddy Vette and the Flames.     

“This free concert weekend is a part of My Mississauga a summer events program with an eclectic mix of culture, concerts, and community festivals,” said Melissa Di Carlo, manager of My Mississauga.“We hope to entice our residents to come to City Centre and experience our vibrant downtown.” 

Location:  City Centre, 300 City Centre Drive (Burnhamthorpe Road and Duke of York Blvd.)

The Ultimate 80s Decade Concert

That 80s Show invites residents to “Rock ‘n’ Roll” the night away to eighties rock while listening to tunes from Duran Duran to Kiss.

Friday, July 3, 2009

7:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Turn Back the Clock Rock

Stage performance and vocal harmonies by Dave Rave, former lead-singer and guitarist from Canadian party-rock icons Teenage Head, who will play original tunes and 70s classics by the Beatles.

Saturday, July 4, 2009

7:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Jukebox Hits Live

Freddy Vette and the Flames will play 50s rock oldies featuring music from Elvis, Jerry Lee, Buddy and much more.

Sunday, July 5, 2009

7 – 9:00 p.m.         

Events are sponsored by AstraZeneca, Bell, Bridgestone, Metro, RBC and Waste Management.

For full event details on My Mississauga, visit www.mississauga.ca/mymississauga.

Mississauga is Canada's sixth largest city with a population of more than 700,000. With well-established infrastructure and state-of-the-art facilities, the City is considered to be an employer of choice, delivering quality municipal programs and services to its citizens. Mississauga is a dynamic, diverse and progressive municipality, known for its economic strength and for being Canada’s safest city.

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