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FRIDAY 18 AUGUST 2017
“ROY ORBISON ORCHESTRATED” - For the first time in Australia Roy Orbison Orchestrated in concert will see audiences mesmerised in an unforgettable two hour international concert experience. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to experience what it might have been like if Roy Orbison had performed all his classics live on stage with a full orchestra. Come and relive the sound, the voice and all the magical hits of music legend Roy Orbison in an international tribute production starring The World's No 1 Roy Orbison Tribute Star Dean Bourne performing with the Australian Symphony Orchestra under the baton of internationally acclaimed conductor George Ellis. Internationally renowned Dean Bourne has been described as having “The Spirit Of Roy Orbison” within him, as he performs Roy Orbison’s iconic hits such as “Pretty Woman”, “Crying”, “Dream Baby”, “Leah”, “Penny Arcade”, “Danny Boy”, “Only The Lonely”, “In Dreams”, “Candy Man”, “You Got It”, “Running Scared” and many many more.
A special highlight in the show will see Dean Bourne showcase and celebrate the magical hits of The Traveling Wilburys with massive hits such as – “Not Alone Anymore”, “Handle With Care”, “End Of The Line”, “Last Night” and more together with a live orchestra. Roy Orbison Orchestrated is a must see show for anyone who wants to relive the sound, the voice and all of the magical hits of Roy Orbison in an exciting two hour authentic concert experience that is much like the legend himself – unforgettable. Concert Hall QPAC Fri 18 Aug 8pm.
Roy Orbison Orchestrated
“Los Scallywaggs: Bad Bones Bad Habits Tour” - Garage Fuzz Rock trio Los Scallywaggs will be embarking on their debut national tour this coming August and September celebrating the release of their anticipated record ‘Bad Bones Bad Habits’. Now with a new album and a full esky of tins LS are ready to run amuck all over Australia! New album ‘Bad Bones Bad Habits’ out now via iTunes and Spotify. Los Scallywaggs will be playing with special guests: Fight Ibis, Stork, Fragile Animals. The Sol Bar, 19 Ocean Street, Maroochydore, Friday 18 August 2017 8:00pm.
Los Scallywaggs: Bad Bones Bad Habits Tour
“THE AUSTRALIAN BEE GEES SHOW” - It’s hard to believe that it has been 40 years since The Bee Gees redefined pop music and culture forever with the phenomenal success of The Saturday Night Fever album, the most successful soundtrack of all time. The Australian Bee Gees Show are digging out their flares and dusting off their platform shoes in preparation for the Australian leg of their 2017 world tour so let the party begin! The Saturday Night Fever 40th Anniversary tour is a fitting tribute and a celebration of the wonderful music of the Brothers Gibb. This new show will be presented in two parts and feature all of the hits in a nostalgic trip down memory lane in a multimedia concert event. After 20 years on the world stage and over 6,000 performances in over 50 countries,
The Australian Bee Gees Show has evolved to become the definitive live celebration of the wonderful music written by the Brothers Gibb. From their first shows in 1996, The Australian Bee Gees Show has conquered Las Vegas and has played to capacity houses around the world, cementing their reputation as an exceptional live concert act and the world’s leading Bee Gees Show. For one night only be a part of the magic that is, The Australian Bee Gees Show. The Events Centre Caloundra Friday 18 August 2017 @ 8pm – LIMITED AVAILABILITY – SINGLE SEATS ONLY.
The Australian Bee Gees Show
SATURDAY 19 AUGUST 2017
“Rumours: The Australian Fleetwood Mac Experience” - At Last! An act that goes beyond a Band. A show that goes beyond a concept! See and experience Fleetwood Mac the way they really were – a sensational and enduring band of the 70’s and 80’s – by a talented group of musicians dedicated to the task of bringing this era, this sound to the stage for all to enjoy. Before your eyes, see this concept take shape – the fabulous costumes of the 70’s, especially those worn by the two beautiful “Mac” ladies – Stevie and Christine.
Hear the magical Fleetwood Mac sound, reproduced to the highest degree of authenticity, by this committed team of musicians who genuinely love what they are doing. This is total impersonation! This is something special! This is without doubt, one of the best musical concept shows to come out of Australia. Caboolture Sports Club Free Show SAT 19TH AUG from 8.30PM.
Rumours: The Australian Fleetwood Mac Experience
SATURDAY 19 AUGUST 2017
“Too Many Hands” - Too Many Hands play all the hits. Their repertoire ranges from Rock’n Roll & Country with classics from the Stones, Elvis, Doors & CCR across to Disco & Pop acts like John Mayer, Sheryl Crow, Matchbox 20, Katy Perry, Lady Ga Ga and lots more! @ Caboolture R.S.L. Saturday 19th August @ 8pm.
Too Many Hands
SUNDAY 20 AUGUST 2017
“Saturday Night Fever 40th Anniversary Tour: Australian Bee Gees Show” - It’s hard to believe that it has been 40 years since The Bee Gees redefined pop music and culture forever with the phenomenal success of The Saturday Night Fever album, the most successful soundtrack of all time. The Australian Bee Gees Show are digging out their flares and dusting off their platform shoes in preparation for the Australian leg of their 2017 world tour, so let the party begin!
The Saturday Night Fever 40th Anniversary tour is a fitting tribute and a celebration of the wonderful music of the Brothers Gibb. This new show will be presented in two parts and feature all of the hits in a nostalgic trip down memory lane in a multimedia concert event. From their first shows in 1996, The Australian Bee Gees Show has conquered Las Vegas and has played to capacity houses around the world, cementing their reputation as an exceptional live concert act and the world’s leading Bee Gees Show. For one night only be a part of the magic that is, The Australian Bee Gees Show. Redcliffe Cultural Centre, Downs Street. Sun 20 Aug 3pm.
Saturday Night Fever 40th Anniversary Tour: Australian Bee Gees Show
MONDAY 21 AUGUST 2017
“Queen: It’s A Kinda Magic” - recreates Queen’s 1986 World Tour concert featuring more than 20 of the band’s greatest hits such as "We Will Rock You", "Bohemian Rhapsody", "We Are the Champions", "Under Pressure" and "Fat-Bottomed Girls".
Painstaking attention has been paid to the music – the iconic voice of Mercury, the amazing guitar solos of May and the ground breaking rock harmonies. With state-of-the-art sound and lighting as well as authentic costumes. Concert Hall QPAC Mon 21 Aug 8pm.
Queen: It’s A Kinda Magic
WEDNESDAY 23 AUGUST 2017
“THE AUSTRALIAN BUDDY HOLLY TRIBUTE SHOW” - Starring Kris Knight, The Australian Buddy Holly Show is an exciting tribute to one of the pioneers of rock and roll. Kris not only sounds like Buddy Holly but also bears a striking resemblance to the late star. Performing all of Buddy Holly’s great hits including…RAVE ON, OH BOY, THAT’LL BE THE DAY and many more!
Kris, (Buddy), is backed by his a full 4-piece live band piece band that not only provides great music, but also supplies the fantastic harmonies that the Crickets were famous for. This is a totally live 2-hour show with every song performed how it was meant to be, ’live'. Caloundra R.S.L. Wed 23 Aug 6:30pm.
The Australian Buddy Holly Tribute Show
THURSDAY 24 AUGUST 2017
“Travelling Light: Leonard Cohen Tribute” - some of Queensland’s finest will let the light in as part of a special tribute to Leonard Cohen, one of the greatest poets and songwriters the world has ever known.
Acclaimed musicians Ben Salter, Ben Ely -Solo (Regurgitator), McKisko, Skye Staniford (WE ALL WANT TO), and electronic trash trio The Architects of Soun are joined by local poets Sam Wagan Watson and Pascalle Burton (The Stress Of Leisure), as well as Canadian-born Australian poet Ian McBryde, to sift through the fire of some of Leonard Cohen’s finest work. Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts. 420 Brunswick St, Foritude Valley. Thurs 24 Aug 8:30pm.
Travelling Light: Leonard Cohen Tribute
FRIDAY 25 AUGUST 2017
“AUSTRALIAN ARMY BAND” - Since its formation in 1949, the Australian Army Band – Brisbane has become known throughout Queensland as one of the finest Military Bands in Australia, enjoying a wide reputation for its musical excellence and impressive military appearance. The AAB-B Stage Band is a hard swinging, exciting ensemble consisting of the traditional line up from the glorious swing era of saxophones, trumpets, trombones and rhythm, complemented with male and female vocals.
Repertoire ranges from traditional big band sounds (such as Glenn Miller, Count Basie and Woody Herman) through to funky arrangements of pop and rock hits. The band also plays modern big band music such as the Gordon Goodwin Big Band, and compositions by James Morrison, Ed Wilson and Tim Davies. Kedron-Wavell Services FRIDAY AUGUST 25 @ 11:00 AM.
the Australian Army Band
“Chase The Sun: Ain’t No Love Tour” - Join the Australian heavyweight champions of Blues-rock shred Chase The Sun as they tear up the east coast on their ‘Ain’t No Love’ single launch tour. Ain’t No Love is the second single release from the band’s long-awaited third album, and smashes along in double time before settling into the southern flavoured funk that Chase The Sun do better than most. Sol Bar Maroocydore. Fri 25 Aug 8pm.
Chase The Sun: Ain’t No Love Tour
SATURDAY 26 AUGUST 2017
“Take Your Pick” - feature beautiful harmonies and dynamic dance moves! Playing every genre of music be it a waltz, a boot scoot or rock & roll, right through to motown, reggae and the popular hits of today! 4 dynamic performers join forces in this brilliant line-up! Redcliffe R.S.L. Sat 26 Aug 8pm.
Take Your Pick
“JAMES WARNER” - James has been performing now fully professional for over 3 decades. He plays piano/keys and sings renditions of classic rock, blues and songs in various styles. His experience is from laid back background music to full on blues & rock (Festivals, Clubs & Pubs). Recent performances include Airlie Beach Music Festival. Brick Bistro Bar, 97 Redcliffe Pde, Redcliffe. Sat 26 Aug 7pm.
'EMPYRE” – a high energy, formidable Rock/Party Band guaranteed to give you a standout show and unforgettable experience. As a collective, they have over 50 years experience in live music and production.
Fronted by the unique and powerful Bek Downie – Empyre is built from 4 passionate musicians. Creating the authentic and astounding sounds are: “JZ” Jason Z on Guitar, Tony “Zenman” Furlong on Bass & Mr Alex “Earl Grey” Swinton on Drums. As a professional and sought after live act, flexibility and diversity is what you can expect from their repertoire. Playing music from every genre – from Lenny Kravitz to Led Zeppelin, Pink to The White Stripes, Metallica to Lady Gaga.
With this broad range of musical styles Empyre has the ability to adapt to every event or venue with a specifically tailored set list. They take pride in their sound production and execution, delivering stellar reproduction of the original artist’s intent. Empyre will satisfy every music taste you have and give you a “show”, not just a gig. Caloundra R.S.L. Sat 26 Aug 9pm.