Dancing Through the Decades - 80s

Dancing Through the Decades - 80s

Saturday, 22 June 2024, 9.00pm
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Join us as we dance through the decades, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Wexford Arts Centre. The focus of our celebration in June is the vibrant 1980s, a decade marked by an explosion of creativity and innovation in the music scene. The 80s brought us the advent of MTV, a ground-breaking music television channel that forever changed the way we consumed music.

The 80s also saw the emergence of New Romanticism and Rap Music, both of which has had a huge impact on pop culture. Dominating the charts were artists like Madonna, Duran Duran and Soft Cell their music defining the 80s and still as recognisable today. Fashion also played a key role, pastels and neon were big, as were the shoulder pads, and leg warmers became an essential wardrobe staple, will you be wearing yours tonight?

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Added by WexfordArtsCentre on 17 May 2024

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