Win tickets to the Joan Baez play

Font Size:

Legendary American folk singer, songwriter and activist Joan Baez is recognised as the voice of the peace movement and has been at the forefront of cultural and political life for more than 50 years.

Focusing on her rise from small-time folk singer to performing the music of Bob Dylan and Peter Seeger, and culminating in her brilliant performance at Woodstock in 1969, Joan Baez: The Road To Woodstock is a play about Baez’s commitment to the peace movement and the music that defined it.

Baez became the woman responsible for bringing the songs We Shall Overcome, Where Have All The Flowers Gone, Diamonds and Rust and The Band Played Waltzing Matilda to fame.

Australian singer Petra Elliott performs as Joan Baez, capturing the spirit of the music and the era. Performing alongside is Bekkii O’Connor as Janis Joplin and Musical Director Paul Watson as Bob Dylan and Pete Seeger.

If you’re in Melbourne, we have five double passes to give away for opening night 22 April at 8.30pm.

To be in the running to win one of these passes email us at [email protected] with your name, email address and phone number and the answer to the question below. Competition closes Monday 20 April at 5pm. Winners will be able to collect tickets from the box office on the night.

Q. At which iconic event did Joan Baez perform in 1969?

Joan Baez: The Road To Woodstock will be run from 22 April to 3 May at Chapel Off Chapel Theatre, Chapel Street, Melbourne. Click here to view dates. Tickets are $38.

Written by ameliath



SPONSORED LINKS

Sign-up to the YourLifeChoices Enewsletter

continue reading

Finance News

How much you can save on electricity in your home state

As we prepare to head into the colder winter months, there is good news for those worried about heating costs...

COVID-19

What is thrombocytopenia, and why did it stop the AstraZeneca jab?

Anthony Zulli, Victoria University; Maja Husaric, Victoria University; Maximilian de Courten, Victoria University, and Vasso Apostolopoulos, Victoria University Australia's medical...

Wellbeing

Ways to manage death anxiety

Winston Churchill once said: "Any man who says he is not afraid of death is a liar." But while it's...

Food and Recipes

Rick Stein's Autumn Vegie Soup

"One of the rather pathetic realities of the fact that so many of the restaurants in France are disappointing these...

Government

Australians give big thumbs down to the public service

Only 27 per cent of Australians believe the public service acts in the public interest and only 22 per cent...

Brain health

Normal tension glaucoma linked to cognitive impairment

Australian researchers say they have established a link between the eye condition glaucoma and cognitive impairment, the state that often...

Lifestyle

Old wives' tales put to the test

Alice Shaw-Beckett, from cleaning company Cleanipedia, dissects 13 old wives' tales related to cleaning and pest control to discover whether...

Travel & Motoring

Consider this when deciding on a roadside assist deal

A reader raised an interesting point that I hadn’t considered before. When she bought her new car, it included -...

LOADING MORE ARTICLE...