Tag Archives: Ken Laing

Review – Bee Gees `How Deep is your Love’ tribute

July 22, 2013

Talent shines in a night to remember
Venue: Brisbane City Hall
Date: July 20, 2013

Review by SHIRLEY BROUN

I EXITED the Brisbane City Hall on Saturday night thinking `wow’ what a tremendous show and what a shame the rest of Australia couldn’t have been with me to witness the event.
 
The event I speak of was Brisbane’s Music Festival’s `How Deep is Your Love’ concert which brought together some of this country’s finest talents in an awe-inspiring tribute to the Bee Gees .… Members read the rest!

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Stars to present Bee Gees tribute

July 14, 2013

Brisbane to host music's top artists
THE music of the Bee Gees, presented by some of Australia’s top performers will be a major highlight of the City of Brisbane’s Queensland Music Festival this weekend.
Event producer and musical coordinator Ken Laing has brought together some of the country’s finest musicians for the performance on Friday and Saturday night, July 19 and 20 at which Australia’s top stars will present the hits of the Bee Gees in the `How Deep is Your Love’ concert at Brisbane City Hall.… Members read the rest!

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Industry pays tribute to Tommy Tycho

May 31, 2013

The Maestro lives on through his music
By SHIRLEY BROUN

“Tommy Tycho had the ability to bring out the best in performers and encourage them to rise above their abilities. He was the ultimate Musical Director, conductor, arranger, performer, composer and Maestro,” said Ken Laing, friend and manager for over 30 years.
Last Tuesday night the cream of the country’s variety entertainment industry gathered at the Bankstown Sports Club in Sydney for the 37th Annual Australian Entertainment `MO’ Awards.… Members read the rest!

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Industry salutes Peter Allen (1992)

April 29, 2013

Peter Allen - the ultimate entertainer

An Australian legend takes his final bow

On With the Show's

Flashback to Variety Today 1992

and its Gold Coast Media award-winning tribute to Peter Allen

THERE is no denying Peter Allen was the ultimate showman. His untimely death on June 18, 1992 from cancer at the early age of 48 shocked the world and left his Australian entertainment industry peers stunned.

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What they are saying (1996)

December 2, 2012

Letters to the Editor:

Dear Shirley,

Thank you for your continued support for Michael Gant. The exposure in `Variety Today' is certainly paying off for Michael. Since advertising in the magazine and appearing in several write ups about the Wallace Awards Michael has been booked by major clubs interstate. I always ask where they have found Michael's name and most times they refer to Variety Today.

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