Harry Vanda and George Young are two of the most extraordinary songwriters of our time and John Paul Young was at the heart of their hit making era.
The Vanda-Young Project starring John Paul Young & The Allstar Band is a concert celebrating this incredible song-writing duos creations; The songs that gave Australia it’s unique soundtrack during the 60’s 70’s and the 80’s and still to this day.
With hits written for The Easybeats , Grace Jones, Ted Mulry, Vanda & Young’s own studio unit “Flash and the Pan” to the wealth of hits written for John Paul Young, this show will have you up and dancin’like it’s 1979.
From JPY’s signature tune Love Is In The Air to Ted Mulry’s Falling in Love Again, the classic Stevie Wright’s Evie (Parts 1,2 & 3) and Flash and the Pan’s, Hey St Peter and Down Among the Dead Men to the Easybeat’s Friday on My Mind and St Louis to name a few!
John Paul Young & The Allstar Band will take you on a journey through these decades of mega hits and John’s own behind the scenes stories about the songs and their making, at a time when music was king. John Paul Young is one of the most iconic artist in Australian music’s history, with over 4 million world wide album sales and numerous awards which garnered him an induction into the ARIA Hall of Fame in 2009. In 2012 John received an Order of Australia (OAM) for his services to charity and the music industry.
From John’s first release with Pasadena, in 1972, he then went on to become the un-official copresenter alongside Molly Meldrum on ABC TV’s Countdown and to the present day he has been a constant presence on the live music scene, in theatre with roles in the original Jesus Christ Superstar, Shout – The Johnny O’Keefe Story, Leader of the Pack – The Ellie Greenwich Story and most recently, Grease The Musical. A stint in radio at NEWFM Newcastle, saw him top the rating in breakfast, ,mornings and afternoon timeslots.
The Allstar Band features two of the original members in Warren “The Pig” Morgan who cut his teeth in the original Aztecs and Ronnie “Rockwell T James” Peel, of The Missing Links and La De Das fame. Both have been with John since the beginning and have been joined over the years by Greg Plimmer, Juan Gonzalez and Michael “China” Walker and this outfit has been together since the early 90’s.
John Paul Young and The Allstar Band present The Vanda-Young Project
The Events Centre, 20 Michinton Street, Caloundra
Saturday 27th of June 2015
Tickets: Full Price $69.90 | Pensioner* (ID Required) $59.90 | Group 10+ $59.90pp * Pensioner discounts include Centrelink issued pension cards & Department of Veteran Affairs pension cards only. No seniors & Health Care cards accepted as a valid concession.
Pre Show Dining: 5.30pm
Tickets: Full Price: $28 | Child Under 12: $14 | Group 10+: $25
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The Events Centre, Caloundra
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