Whoever thought of putting these 2 rock legends of the 60's & 70's together is a genius. The chemistry of this duo's live perfomances has to be seen to be believed and is drawing capacity houses throughout Australia. Jim Keays, legendary lead singer of "Masters Apprentices" is joined by Russel Morris singing his famous hits such as "The Real Thing", "Sweet Sweet Love", "Hush" and "Rachael".
Australia's favourite larakin Kevin Bloody Wilson is a comedy singer/songwriter who uses his heavy Australian accent/style with great success. Without the aid of radio or TV coverage, he has built up a widespread cult following. He regularly tours, spending about six months each year overseas.
Currently wowing audiences nationally with material from “Ol 55” and 60’s and 70’s classics drawing huge crowds who love these guys good natured approach to their performances.
There is great chemistry between these two rock and roll legends, backed by a superb band. Totally entertaining they know how to communicate with any audience.
An Australian super group featuring no less than Jack Thompson, Australian actor, thinker, social activist, poet, larrikin, all round good bloke and did you know, Jack's an accomplished blues harmonica player too?
Joining Jack as his ALL STAR BAND are other music legends Normie Rowe (vocals, guitar) and Kevin Borich (vocals & guitar), bass player Harry Brus, on drums - Mick O'Shea and as a surprise addition, Casey Burgess (of High Five fame) lending her soulful voice on harmonies and backup to the show.
Since his appearance as a Grand Finalist on last year’s Australia’s Got Talent, Liam has enjoyed a meteoric rise to the top of the music scene, performing at leading venues all over Australia and overseas.
Despite his young age, this gifted performer is the ultimate professional. Many call him Australia’s Michael Bublé. In May this year Liam was thrilled to be named “BEST JAZZ ARTIST” at the Australian Music Industry’s MusicOz Awards held at the Sydney Opera House.
A stunning young lady who is fun, sexy yet sweet & adept, with a voice and songs that will take your breath away. This talented songstress has won both state & national titles for singing as well as song writing. Peta has wowed audiences both overseas as well as all over Australia including: Hollywood, San Francisco, India, Norfolk Island, Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane Convention Centre, Mt Isa, Alice Springs, and toured Tasmania.
After 400 performances of her smash hit show: "I Only Wanna Be With You - The Dusty Springfield Story", Wendy brings her unique voice to an intimate cabaret show - "Dusty, Doris and Me", featuring all the great hits of Dusty Springfield and Doris Day.
Debra Byrne is an Australian icon, a pure example of survival – DEBRA BYRNE is now RIPE and ready to take to the concert stage after an absence of over 20 years. ‘RIPE’ showcases the most memorable moments from Debra's career in the theatre, whilst embracing songs from all over the globe.
Recently starring in MARY POPPINS, Debra’s name has topped the marquee of many hit musicals including CATS, LES MISERABLES, JERRY’S GIRLS and SUNSET BOULEVARD. Her reputation as a outstanding vocalist has been house hold knowledge in Australia since her TV beginnings with Young Talent Time and her crowning as Queen Of Pop in the 1970’s.
There is something truly spectacular about award winning singer and songwriter Kate Ceberano.
She first found fame with her funk band I’m Talking. The group’s album produced three top ten singles, went Platinum and won Best New Talent (1984) at the Countdown Awards. Kate won Best Female Vocalist (1985) at the Countdown Awards as well as Best Female Singer (1985) at the Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA)Awards. It was in the late 80s that she started to gain success for her soul, jazz and pop repertoire.
Etched into Australias music history are the hits of Brian Cadd. The songs say it all 'Little Ray of Sunshine', 'Ginger Man', 'Let Go', 'Arkansas Grass', are just a part of a catalogue that are part of history. Live, Brian Cadd and his band are just amazing. A consummate performer, Brian has audience rapport others would kill for. Fittingly, Brian Cadd was inducted into the Aria Hall of Fame - 2007.
They have outlasted four Prime ministers, the death of the vinyl LP, the rise of Microsoft and the Internet, man's colonisation of space, the New Romantic Movement, Pol Pot and big hair. Their career has spanned the flared jean coming in and out of fashion. They have sold over 2 million records world-wide and had Top 10 hits in North America and Europe.
Tottie and Eve sing their 'Chantoozies' hits, plus party songs from every era - a must for any event - celebration of one of Australia best known bands.
Australia's 1st lady of television; along with her band "The Double D's"; has an hilarious floorshow combining her flair for comedy with singing performances of all of your favourites. Truly an Australian "Lucille Ball"; Denise Drysdale is loved by audiences all over this country.
Mike Brady is one of the most versatile speakers, singers and MC’s in Australia today. Mike Brady has a lot to offer as a speaker. Composer, singer, entrepreneur and raconteur, Mike is widely recognized as the minstrel of Australian Sport. Mike has a fascinating story to tell of writing Aussie football’s anthem “Up There Cazaly” in 30 minutes – then watching it become Australia’s all time best selling single and accumulating his first million.
The debut album from Samantha Jade follows the 25 year old's journey through the X Factor final 12. Featuring re-recorded studio tracks of some of Samantha's incredible performances on the show including UFO, Breakeven, Wide Awake and Free Fallin', as well as recordings of her standout performance & number #1 iTunes song, Heartless and her winning single, What You've Done To Me.
Jason grew up in a NSW town called Albert with only 12 people. Currently works in the family fuel business and learning the ropes to take over from his Dad
Sang as a boy and grew up, as an only child, listening to his parent's records like John Denver and Smokey Robinson. Joined the school choir in Year 5 but never had a real lesson. Performs in local pubs and clubs and Tamworth Country Music Festival
Saved his Dad after a crash where they hit a kangaroo. Dad was in a coma so Jason covered him with his body to keep him warm. Were rescued from a passing by truck
Having made it to the final twoof the X-Factor, due to popular demand Sony Music is proud to announce the release of Jason Owens debut single, "Make It Last".
Reece Mastin is the sound of now. He is the unequivocal breakout pop-star of 2012. Since winning The X-Factor in late 2011, the seventeen year old has already amassed a stockpile of further achievements including a 2 x Platinum #1 album, three consecutive chart-topping, radio-blasting singles (Aria Chart #1, #2, and #1 singles respectively), and most recently, a Platinum #1 DVD release. With his new album BEAUTIFUL NIGHTMARE now ready to be unleashed, Reece Mastin is set to cause further chaos on the charts, and is destined to become an even bigger Rock$tar.
Jessica Mauboy has found her true sound, and worked with the best in the business who have been won over and amazed by her staggering talent and her soaring vocal range.
"I want everybody to hear this album," she says.
In the coming months, one suspects we will hear it; on radios, on television, and most definitely, on dancefloors across the globe.
This is Jessica Mauboy.
In just under nine months Stan Walker has achieved the near impossible; the nineteen year-old singer has evolved from a mere contender, into one of the most refreshing and shining examples of talent the Australian music industry has to offer. Stan's undeniable vocal-gift and engaging boy-next-door charm have already resulted in him successfully releasing a couple of top selling singles (the double Platinum "Black Box" and Gold "Unbroken") and a platinum-selling album ("Introducing Stan Walker").
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Eurogliders were one of the most successful Australian bands during the 1980s. As well as winning multiple Countdown awards and MTV awards in the US and UK, Eurogliders were recognised for the quality of Bernie Lynch’s song writing, the band’s tight playing and vocal harmonies and the dynamic live performances of lead singer Grace Knight.
Andrew Wishart is a 41 year old singer from suburban Melbourne, who against the odds, made it to the Grand Final of The X Factor Australia 2011 to be placed eventual runner up in the series. Andrew’s future visions are of touring all around Australia with a band, and recording an album featuring his many self written songs.
With Aria nominations and chart topping recordings in each of the past three decades, Grace Knight's career spans over thirty five years. She blew audiences away throughout the eighties as lead singer of internationally successful band Eurogliders, lit up the screen in ABC TV’s award winning mini-series, "Come In Spinner" and uring her jazz career, Grace has done performances for five Australian Prime Ministers, President Clinton of the United States, Princess Diana, and the Thai Royal Family.
In a spectacular career "Normie Rowe" has done it all. In the 60's and 70's Normie was our king of pop with a string of no. 1 hit singles Australia wide. Normie has continued that excellence with his solo shows, his involvement in "Legends of Oz rock" and as an actor in productions such as "Les Miserables" In the "Long way to the top" concert tour Normie showed audiences world wide why he is such a formidable force and sought after artist in venues all over the country.
With a career spanning over 35 years, Glenn Shorrock began singing in 1962 with a vocal group called the Twilights. By 1965, the Twilights become a six piece “beat group” based in Melbourne scoring hits with Needle in a Haystack, What’s Wrong with the Way I Live?, Cathy Come Home and Young Girl.
Axiom with Brian Cadd followed shortly thereafter, with hits including Arkansas Grass and Little Ray of Sunshine.
In 1974, Glenn returned to Melbourne to form Little River Band as lead singer and international success followed including a #1 and several top 10 hits in the USA.
Keith is one of the original members of one of Australias most successful bands 'The Seekers'. The international success this band generate includes No 1 hits in England, Europe and America with songs like 'The Carnival Is Over' and 'Georgie Girl'. Keith Potger solo is an awe inspiring experience and his shows sell out nationally at a rapid rate.
Ross Wilson, an absolute legend of Australian rock music, has a career which has spanned 30 years. From "Daddy Cool" to "Mondo Rock", amassing such hits as "Eagle Rock", "Come Said The Boy", "Coolworld", "State of the Heart", and many others. Ross is an outstanding performer with a totally unique vocal sound and style.
The Ultimate 80s Party Band!
The biggest and best Aussie 80s stars, The Absolutely 80s collective, is the brain child of Scott Carne and Brian Mannix, spawned from the Countdown Spectacular Show 2006. Guaranteed to get your party started! The show features Scott Carne and Brian Mannix with any of the following stars, playing all their hits and loads of classics from the 80s.
Sean Kelly - The Models Brian Mannix – Uncanny X Men Scott Carne – Kids in the Kitchen Dale Ryder – Boom Crash Opera Paul Norton Swanee Ally Fowler – Chantoozies Eva Von Bibra – Chantoozies Angie La Bozetta – Chantoozies Fred Loneragan – Machinations Paul Gray – Wa Wa Nee David Sterry – Real Life Erik Weideman - 1927. And the Absolutely 80s Band.
Singing his gold record hits “The Real Thing”, “On the Wings of an Eagle”, “Sweet Sweet Love“, “Hush”, “Rachael” …. Russell is a major popular vocalist on the Australian rock scene, singer/songwriter & star in many outstanding productions throughout Australia & New Zealand.
In a spectacular international career, Judith Durham has seen it all. From the dizzy heights of number one singles, world wide as lead singer with 'The Seekers', to sold-out shows for her solo performances, Judith is indeed our 'leading lady'. The Seekers catalogue is still selling huge numbers globally, and Judith is again about to launch into live performances again. A real plus for Australian audiences.
One of Australias greatest international talents, Jamie’s day show is a superb trip down memory lane that you will not want to miss - a magical performer who radiates charisma.
One of Australia's most enduring recording stars with great hits with "Sherbert" and a hit album and 2 singles as a solo artist. A charismatic performer who delivers the goods.
Marcia Hines is arguably the best female singer in Australia and, after her stunning debut in Jesus Christ Superstar, has been wowing audiences ever since. She can be booked with her sensational band or as a solo artist. Marcia has an outstanding vocal ability and illuminates any room with her smile and charisma. Marcia was recently honoured on "This Is Your Llife" and has had national exposure as one of the hosts of "Australian Idol".
Seventies icons Dragon continue to amaze audiences Australia wide with the energetic and powerful delivery of their original hits, 'April Sun In Cuba', 'Are You Old Enough', 'Rain', 'Sunshine' and many more charting hits that made the band a national touring entity for many years. Dragon are now fronted by the talent solo performer, Mark Williams.
Jenny Morris solo career includes top five ARIA Albums with Shiver in1989 and Honeychild in 1991 and top five ARIA Singles "She Has to Be Loved" and "Break in the Weather". These albums and singles also peaked in the top ten on the RIANZ charts. Jenny has won two ARIA Music Awards for 'Best Female Artist' in 1987 and 1988 and was nominated for the same award in 1992.
Australian Entertainment legend Jade Hurley first come to notice as a 14 year old singing in a talent quest in the beer garden of a Sydney hotel. Johnny O’Keefe saw enough to launch his career on the historic television program “Six O’Clock Rock” … the rest is history. From “Six O’Clock Rock” and “Bandstand” to his own regular segment on “The Mike Walsh Show”, “Midday” with Ray Martin and Kerri Anne, to now regular guest appearances on “Good Morning Australia” with Bert Newton on the TEN Network he has always been in huge demand. After decades of touring, Jade performs to packed houses, audiences of all ages and to standing ovations.
After making it to the grand final of X-Factor 2012 , Sony Music are proud to announce this self titled mini-album from The Collective! Originally auditioning as individual acts & being turned away at ‘super boot camp’ these five boys were called back to see the judges for one last time. Little did they know the judges were challenged this year to put together two “super groups’ made up of individual acts. The group were bought together and named, The Collective. Their self titled mini-album is a compilation of their best performances from X-Factor 2012, plus their first single “Surrender”.
Australia's dance troupe Justice Crew is proof that dreams can happen. From humble beginnings in Sydney's western suburbs, the nine-member outfit became one of 2010's hottest talking points when they won "Australia's Got Talent". With the series win, they collected the $250,000 victor's prize cheque and a contract with Sony Music
After leaving school in year twelve to pursue a career in music, 18 year old Bella Ferraro auditioned for X-Factor 2012 with the inspiration of the UK’s boy band “One Direction” in mind. Bella was an instant star, with media centralising the show around her & receiving comments from judges of the show saying that it was the best audition they had ever seen.
De Silva’s performance career started professionally as front man and primary song-writer for Melbourne R&B group CDB at the age of 19 but being born into a musical family saw his musical education begin much earlier at the age of 8 years old. As part of CDB, Andrew De Silva received an ARIA for highest selling single in 96 (Let’s Groove went Platinum), while the subsequent album Glide With Me achieved Gold Sales.
The 2011 season of Australia's Got Talent catapulted young Jack Vidgen into the spotlight. His mind-blowing rendition of Whitney Houston's classic "I Have Nothing" brought the house down and overnight, a star was born. You-Tube footage of Vidgen 's audition garnered in excess of six million views worldwide and immediately resulted in international interest in the young singer. It was no surprise to anyone that he went on to win the title of 2011 Australia's Got Talent champion. Following on from Jack's gold selling debut album "Yes I Am" now comes the stunning new album "Inspire". Jack has select songs that have a deep sense of meaning - such as, What A Wonderful World, Imagine and Lean On Me. These song a sure to strike a cord with his massive fan base.
With a working background as a concreter, 24 year-old Johnny Ruffo has successfully managed to switch trades over the last year to now cement a solid foundation as one of Australia's brightest and charismatic new pop sensations. From Balcatta in Western Australia, the talented young performer quickly emerged to become a finalist on the X-Factor, winning audiences with his pop/R&B style, smooth dance moves, good-looks, and magnetic performances.
Ross Ryan enjoyed superstar status in the 70’s riding on high on his own penned major hit Pegasus. The Western Australia based singer songwriter has a new album out and will be performing as a duet with Australia Idol judge Mark Holden in a show called ‘Idol and Idle’. A list performer.
Stage Musicals, Film, Television Dramas, Public Speaking and Concerts – Colleen has done it all! The 70's popstar sang the hits Dreaming My Dreams with You and her own version of Wind Beneath My Wings before taking her love of performing to the theatre. Colleen appeared in Pippin, Tommy and more recently, The Boy from Oz, where she was adored by critics and met to standing ovations.