American Top 40 Variety Show

Solid Gold American Top 40 Variety Show - The Hits of the 60s & 70s (and 50s)

Featuring your host, TV celebrity, Moonbeam - and her studio band, Pat Surface & American Pie

A multi-media tribute to the timeless artists and songs that topped the charts - includes tributes to John Denver, Gordon Lightfoot, The Eagles, The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Buddy Holly, Elton John, and more.

Our groovy new hit show! With entertaining video and a vintage TV broadcast camera - this unique, interactive show blends humor and music as it takes you back to the popular music/variety shows from 1970. (Think the Sonny and Cher Show). The host of the show is a TV celebrity from the late 60s, Moonbeam (played by Donna Surface). She is joined by her award-winning studio band, Pat Surface & American Pie. And YOU are her studio audience, and part of the show.

Watch a short video here. A really cool photo collage is at the bottom of this page.

 

Call Donna - 218-349-7908            Read About Pat Here         Read About Donna Here - See The Music 

Our company, Spiritwood Music, is a registered record label that licenses all the classic music we play, and a corporation that carries liability insurance to indemnify the venues we perform in.

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Our stage set up with our screen is below. We have all the equipment for a professional stage show: 20' screen with short-throw rear projector, sound systems for any size venue, spotlight, LED accent color lights, props, and more.

WE ALSO PRODUCE STAGE EVENTS THAT INCLUDE COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT. WATCH A COMMUNITY PRODUCTION VIDEO BELOW!  

A Multi-Media Extravaganza

  • This new musical centers around Moonbeam's TV show - Moonbeam's American Top 40
  • Incorporating dynamic videos that take you back in time
  • YOU are the studio audience in this retro TV show
  • Interactive and FUN! - (see photo collage below)

Award-Winning and Iconic

  • Fresh presentations of iconic, popular songs of the 60s & 70s
  • Featuring Pat and Donna Surface with core members of their award-winning band - American Pie

Dynamic Community Involvement

  • Showcasing local talent from theater, orchestra, dance, adult and children’s choral groups
  • Musical arrangements by renowned composer, Dr. James Grant
  • Overture to exciting opening video - chart for Piano 4 Hands by Dr. Grant - 2 pianists - 1 piano!
  • Band charts by 2-time Grammy Award-winner, John Ely

This show gets the audience involved.  Here are some of the options:  

  • Audience is encouraged to come dressed as hippies - and prizes will be awarded for the coolest outfit     
  • Local radio and TV celebrities will judge the outfits and present the prizes during intermission 
  • The ‘show’ actually begins outside the theater - immediately creating a ‘happening’ atmosphere
  • Hippie Flower Children greet audience with flowers and love beads 

Tailored to Your Venue

  • No venue too small - no venue too big - this show is limited only by the size and budget of your venue
  • The featured performers can include just Pat and Donna, or up to a 9 piece band, with limitless community volunteer involvement

A Special Fun-Raising Event supporting the Spiritwood 'Forget Me Not' Foundation (www.spiritwoodfoundation.com) and the fight against Alzheimer’s Disease


View the promotional video below


“American Top 40” was a huge hit! Our audience loved hearing their favorite songs from the 60’s and 70’s. Pat Surface’s voice is rich and beautiful, and the entire show is woven with great songs, excellent musicians and fun doses of humor to make for a wonderful musical journey.  

~ Amy Stoller Stearns - Executive Director, Historic Holmes Theatre


For additional info, available dates, and booking call: 218-349-7908 or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.