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City of Gold Coast - 2016 Mayor's Seniors Week - Rock and Roll Flashback

Posted in Local Events @ May 11th 2016 5:39pm - By Administrator
2016 Mayors Seniors Week

The Mayor will host a 70 minute concert for the City of Gold Coast 2016 Mayors Seniors Week Concert. Featuring three Acts accompanied onstage by Show Band. A star-studded line-up of three internationally renowned rock ‘n’ roll tribute artists.

Dean Vegas (Elvis)
Dean is regarded as one of Australia’s greatest Elvis Tribute Artists, having performed across the world including; Memphis, Las Vegas, Dubai, Sweden, Lebanon, Canada, London, New Zealand, Norfolk Island and China. After winning the world’s largest Elvis Festival in Collingwood Canada in 2000 and becoming Australia’s first Elvis Tribute Artist to do so, he was invited to perform at the Mayors Gala Dinner in Tupelo, the birthplace of Elvis Presley, where he was awarded the Key to the City by the Lord Mayor himself and, to this date is the only Elvis Tribute Artist to have received this honor! Dean Vegas is the Aussie Elvis - see for yourself, why people the world over are raving about Dean Vegas Tribute to Elvis!

Dennis Knight (Johnny O’Keefe)
Dennis is a true legend of Australian Rock n Roll. His manager, Johnny O'Keefe nurtured him to perform with the charisma he himself had on stage! At Expo ’88 in Brisbane, Dennis performed to 12,000 people at the river stage and his concert could not be followed by any other artists, local, interstate or international. Dennis has shared the stage with some of the greats in the industry and he is still receiving the ovation he deserves. After the recording of four albums and six singles throughout his career, he finally received two Gold Albums for each. Dennis is a great versatile entertainer and in 1993 was voted “Variety Performer of the Year”, for the Variety Club of Australia, and has also been awarded "Queensland Entertainer of the Year" 5 times in succession.

Kris Knight (Buddy Holly)
Kris Knight is a renowned entertainer who has performed all over the world with his tribute to Buddy Holly, including Warner Brothers Movie World, Universal Studios Japan, Thailand, New Zealand, New Caledonia, Norfolk Island and Malaysia. He not only sounds like Buddy but also bears a striking resemblance to the late star. With his amazing energy on stage, Kris continues to wow audiences with his love and dedication to one of the earliest pioneers of rock n roll!
Together, they take us back on a rock and roll journey from the 50's, 60's and beyond! This is a show full of great music, laughter and entertainment at its best!

Tickets available Friday 1 July, 9.00am

Enjoy this entertaining show on August 18 at The Arts Centre Gold Coast. Our Gold Coast Holiday Apartments are just minutes away from The Arts Centre Gold Coast.

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