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april, 2024

05apr7:30 pm9:30 pmElectric Avenue | The ’80s MTV Experience @ Cactus Theater @ 7:30pm

Event Details

Cactus Theater
1812 Buddy Holly Avenue

Friday, April 5th
7:30 – 9:30pm, doors at 6:50pm


First 6 rows (A-F): $37.50
Remainder of the floor (G-M): $35
Standard Balcony: $32.50
Box Seats (includes concessions): $70

We don’t get to repeat even one minute of our time here, but what if you could relive all the youthful energy and sonic celebration that was ’80s new wave and radio pop?
Every sound. Every nuance. Every feeling.

“If you close your eyes it’s 1985. This band is unbelievable.”
Christine (Manchester, CT)

What started out as a one-off gig has turned into 100 shows a year across the US. Electric Avenue has cruised international waters with Walking Dead Cast, Kid Rock, The Impractical Jokers, Joey Fatone, Pitbull, and joined on stage by Bobby Kimball from Toto, Pat Benatar, Talk Talk, Little River Band, and more… In 2019, Electric Avenue were hand selected and flown to Asbury Park, NJ to help Bruce Springsteen, Gurinder Chadha, and New Line Entertainment launch the 80s centric feel good music film of the summer, ‘Blinded By The Light.’ It’s always good to know the Boss.

Electric Avenue’s sound is so close to that of the original artists that in 2019 Warner Music issued a cease-and-desist for using original artists recordings on their social channels. After hearing the complete live recording of Electric Avenue’s performance, Warner Music issued an apology to the band. You just can’t buy that kind of press!

“Incredible! Every song was as good as the original, or better.”
Michael (San Diego, CA)

“If we lose sight of who we were when we were younger, then we lose the gravity
of all of the things that were important to us. This plays into what Electric Avenue does, which is to remind people of a time when they came home from school, put on a record and listened to it with open ears and an open heart. That’s what we’re selling: nostalgia and the absolute most fun.”
Kevin Spencer (Lead Vocals / Guitar)

These musicians have sold over 15 million albums as session players during their careers; they just happen to really love some of the same records that you do. The best records from the best decade in music.

You may have seen or heard these guys abilities with: Lionel Richie, Paul Simon, Emmylou Harris, Idina Menzel, Daniel Lanois, Brian Blade, Little River Band, Daughtry, Zac Brown Band, Player, RENT, Paula Cole, Tracy Chapman,
Bobby Kimball (Toto) Kristian Bush (Sugarland), Edwin McCain,
Robbie Dupree, Rita Wilson, Lindsay Ell, B-52s, Boston, Collective Soul, Mother’s Finest, Sister Hazel, Yanni, Boyz II Men and many more.

Every sound. Every nuance. Every feeling. Every time.

The Band:
Eric Frampton – Keys, Vocals • Will Groth – Drums
Shannon Pengelly – Guitar, Vocals • Chris Pou – Sound, Production Mgmt
Kevin Spencer – Lead Vocals, Guitar • Tom Young – Bass, Vocals


Please note: All sales are final. The Cactus Theater does not permit exchanges, refunds or credit for future shows in exchange for unused tickets.

Box office hours:
Monday – Friday:  3:00 – 5:00 PM*
Saturday:  Open 1 hour before scheduled shows
Sunday:  Open 1 hour before scheduled shows


(Friday) 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm