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The 60 Four: Music of the 60s - 2017 Adelaide Fringe Season

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The 60 Four, Adelaide's hottest, freshest 60s tribute act, is touring regionally as a part of this year's exciting Fringe festival line-up.

Proudly presented by Promise Adelaide, the four-piece Adelaide-based vocal group are known for their slick moves and tight four-part harmonies and regularly perform timeless classics by the likes of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, The Beatles, The Beach Boys, Simon & Garfunkel, The Monkees and many more.

The group is led and directed by Ben Francis, who scales the falsetto heights of Frankie Valli and the Beach Boys' Jeffrey Foskett. Ben and his fellow performers, Lachlan Williams, Kyle Hall and Jordan Tomljenovic, attended school together at Scotch College. They weren't born in this era but don't let that fool you into thinking their portrayal is inferior. Far from it. Their blend is close in a way that emanates from their obvious rapport as friends and a shared passion for music.

The 60 Four are all successful performers in their own right, all have worked professionally from London to New York, in musical theatre, opera, stage plays and film.

Their joint love of this era in music sprang from a performance of the Four Seasons hit song 'Sherry' at the Big Barbershop Day Out, an annual a cappella workshop held at St Peter's College.

The boys' love of the harmonies and the realisation that this iconic sound had universal and timeless appeal led them to explore more music of the era, extend their repertoire and add in sharp suits and choreography popular in those times.

The result is a vocal and visual treat and the combination of hit songs, impressive harmonies and tight choreography makes for an unforgettable night of nostalgia.


"With their sharp suits and carefully coordinated dance moves, the group's theatrical training is clearly evident, their vocals both polished and impassioned .... their emotional affinity for the material is strong, the youthful enthusiasm they bring to the presentation an infectious delight'' Benjamin Orchard, Stage Whispers

"... As a group The 60 Four gel beautifully. They have tight harmonies and their obvious friendship with each other shines through and creates a charming chemistry on stage. The 60 Four are an extremely talented group ... you should get along to see them. I guarantee you will be left saying 'Oh, what a night!" Talia Gartner-Jones, Adelaide Theatre Guide


The 60 Four have had several sold out public performances and many private bookings in the last 12 months to critical acclaim.

For the 2017 Fringe Festival, The 60 Four are bringing their show to a venue near you and the season will be the public debut of member Jordan Tomljenovic.


Choose from an upcoming performance:

  • 18th February - Star Theatre, 145 Sir Donald Bradman Drive, Hilton, SA, 5033 - 7:30pm

  • 25th February - Parks Theatre, 46 Cowan Street, Angle Park, SA, 5010 - 6pm

  • 4th March - Salisbury Institute, 17-19 Wiltshire Street, Salisbury, SA, 5108 - 5:30pm

  • 11th March - Goolwa Centenary Hall, 14 Cadell Street, Goolwa, SA, 5214 - 7pm
  • Tickets are now on sale through www.adelaidefringe.com.au and are priced from $20.

    For more information on The 60 Four, please visit www.promiseadelaide.com

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    Having seen these 4 boys on stage & singing the songs we grew up with, all I can say is "well done"! Their stage show & presentation left little to be desired, & they really can harmonize & sing! Bravo lads!
    by etnor (score: 0|8) 167 days ago
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