This Saturday, Valentine's Day at the Taronga Zoo will see Anthony Callea take on the songs of George Michael in a very special concert as part of the Zoo's Twilight at Taronga series - proudly presented by the AU review! In anticipation of the event, we asked Callea to share with us his five favourite George Michael songs. And in no particular order, here they are...
From the world class vantage point of a harbour-side amphitheatre, the Twilight at Taronga series will return this summer for its 20th anniversary edition, boasting the most modern and eclectic program yet.
Today the Twilight at Taronga Series was launched in Sydney, with a stellar line up of Australian and international musicians confirmed to perform as part of the 2015 series. In a perfect setting of the harbour-side ampitheatre, these shows will return for it's 20th year in 2015 from January 30th through until March 21st.
A great collection of artists are coming together for the National Breast Cancer Foundation's inaugural 'Beats 4 Breast Cancer' concert this December! The likes of the Justice Crew, Dami Im, L-Fresh The Lion and Leo Sayer (plus more) will be performing at the special event at the QANTAS Credit Union Arena on December 10th, with all proceeds going towards the foundation's campaign of preventing as many breast cancer related deaths as possible by 2030.
Anthony Callea headlined a show at the Enmore Theatre on Friday night and our own Gwendolyn Lee was there to capture the man in action, plus a surprise appearance from < Casey Donovan. Check out the gallery here:
Anthony Callea will be taking Ladies & Gentlemen, The Songs of George Michael on the road through September and October! Following on from a sold out Melbourne show, one of the country's finest vocalists will be taking his fifth album on the road, a 17 track live DVD/CD package celebrating Michael's extensive catalogue of hits.
Grease The Musical returns to Sydney's Lyric Theatre at The Star. Our photographer Nathan Atkins was on hand for the media call performance last week.
Last week we had the opportunity to head along to the Sydney based rehearsals of the upcoming, multi-million dollar revival of Grease: The Musical, which will be touring Australia from later in the month. Pictured below, courtesy of Nathan Atkins, are some photos from the cast rehearsing one of the musical's most iconic tracks "Grease is the Word" and then read what happened when I sat down with Anthony Callea, who's playing Johnny Casino in the production, alongside Rob Mills, Gretel Scarlett (who are playing Danny and Sandy, respectively), Bert Newtown, Todd McKenny and many more.
Anthony Callea is soon to be out on the road, bringing his new album Thirty to a fan base that has been hanging out for some new material to sink their teeth into. The vocal powerhouse and recent ABC Music label member, chats with me about making the album, how personal it was for him to be releasing the selected originals in amongst some covers of songs that have personal significance for him and touring the material in a brand new live show!
Anthony Callea will be touring his new album Thirty across a series of dates down the Australian East Coast from July! After signing with ABC Music earlier in the year, Callea's highly anticipated second studio record Thirty began to take shape. The album features ten covers along with two excellent original tracks in "My All" and "I'll Be the One" - a collection of material Callea has compiled to show fans the artists who have influenced and impacted him the most.
Check out this weeks album news from the likes of David Bowie, The Flaming Lips, Cloud Control, Snoop Lion and much more!
In this issue: Nick Cannon joins Mariah Carey on tour, The Rubens & Jimmy Barnes join Bruce Springsteen, local acts announced for Boys of Summer tour, Laurel Halo cancels Australia tour and more!
Boys Of Summer tour 2013 local supports announced!
In this issue: Mariah Carey, KISS, Keith Urban, Tina Arena, Guy Sebastian, Black Sabbath and Ash Grunwald announce extra tour dates, Swedish House Mafia sell out in 30 seconds and loads more..
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