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Tag Archives: John Farnham

Sizzling sellout sparks new show

August 25, 2017

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RED HOT TOUR LED BY
JOHN FARNHAM ADDS SECOND
SHOW AT JACOBS WELL
THE highly anticipated Red Hot Summer Tour show at Harrigans Drift Inn Jacobs Well, scheduled for February 17, 2018 has sold-out within hours of going on sale.
Due to popular demand, a second Jacobs Well has been announced for the following day, February 18, 2018.
Promoter Duane McDonald says the record sell-out of the Jacobs Well show is indicative to how sales are going around the country.… Members read the rest!

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Aussie greats band together for major fundraiser

June 3, 2017

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PLAYING IT FORWARD BENEFIT CONCERT TO AID
STUART (CHET) FRASER, SUPPORT ACT AND OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN WELLNESS CENTRE
STARRING JOHN FARNHAM, JIMMY BARNES, NOISEWORKS & DIESEL
TICKETS GO ON SALE ON FRIDAY 
MUSIC industry mates John Farnham, Jimmy Barnes, Noiseworks and Diesel (solo) will band together for one night only with the Playing It Forward benefit concert at Hisense Arena, Melbourne on June 28.… Members read the rest!

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Farnham to top bill at Electric Day concert

April 25, 2017

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WERRIBEE TO HOST AUSSIE ENTERTAINMENT GREATS
FOR ONE BIG CONCERT IN NOVEMBER
TICKET SALES START MAY 1
EVERY year the highly anticipated ONE ELECTRIC DAY concert sells out well in advance, and with a coveted line-up of Australian music royalty on the line-up for the fifth year, the 2017 event will be no different.
This November, the Australian-centric music festival celebrates the best of the best with a line-up headlined by Aussie icon John Farnham, with very special guests Daryl Braithwaite, Baby Animals, Diesel and 1927.… Members read the rest!

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‘SIX RIBBONS’ – REMEMBERING JON ENGLISH

February 1, 2017

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AUSSIE ROCK’N’ROLL GREATS BAND TOGETHER IN MASSIVE
MUSICAL TRIBUTE TO REMEMBER JON ENGLISH
 
WHEN iconic performer Jon English passed away on March 9, 2016 Australia lost one of its most important and prolific ambassadors of the arts.
In a fitting tribute, some of his closest friends and colleagues have come together in his honour for a special concert – ‘SIX RIBBONS’, remembering Jon English – in Melbourne on the first anniversary of his passing to remember the life and music of a man who made an indelible imprint on the Australian music landscape.… Members read the rest!

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Adam Scicluna – big voice, big laughs

July 13, 2013

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… and a Big MO Award for the mantle

By SHIRLEY BROUN

2013 MO Award Entertainer of the Year Adam Scicluna.
KEEPING audiences guessing on what will come next could be the secret to a long and successful career on the stage.
At least that’s what this year’s Entertainer of the Year Adam Scicluna believes and his brilliant mix of comedy and vocals is proving him right.… Members read the rest!

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Death of Maestro Tommy Tycho

April 4, 2013

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By SHIRLEY BROUN

AUSTRALIAN showbusiness has lost one of it’s most supreme talents with the death of Maestro Tommy Tycho, aged 84, in Sydney this morning – just a week before his 85th birthday. The well respected and much loved pianist, conductor, composer and arranger died of complications associated with pneumonia.

Maestro Tommy Tycho 1928-2013

A child prodigy who played piano with the Budapest Philharmonic orchestra at the age of 10, Tommy moved to Australia in 1951 and began to build a new life for himself and Hungarian wife Eve doing what he did best – music.

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Music industry set to hit awards high (1994)

January 13, 2013

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Stars gather for Gold Coast awards
Country Music Legends John McSweeney and Reg Lindsay are among the guests at the awards night.
On With the Show’s
Flashback to Variety Today 1994

THIS year’s Gold Coast Music Awards proudly presented by Gold Coast Music promises to be a star gazer’s delight.

Scheduled to appear at this year’s event are former `Laugh-in’ star Chelsea Brown, Venetta Field from John Farnham band, Hey Hey It’s Saturday’s Shane Bourne, Queensland Entertainer of the Year Greg Doolan, country music legends Reg Lindsay and John McSweeney, Syd `Cookie’ Heylen from À Country Practice’, Vic Rooney from E Street, Variety Today’s Shirley Broun and many more.

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Andre scores hat trick at Coca-Cola Music Awards 1994

October 17, 2012

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Variety Today – 1994
By Shirley Broun

PETER ANDRE’S Gold Coast-based family cried tears of joy as the successful recording artist scored his third big win at the 1993 Coca Cola Music Awards, held at Dreamworld recently.

While Peter, who began his professional career after winning New Faces just two years ago, was unable to attend due to his commitment as support act to Madonna in Melbourne, his parents, brothers Michael and Danny, and sister Debbie were among the thousands who attended the major music industry event.

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