A tribute to classic Australian rock from the 60s, 70s and 80s! – News from the region

The Rock Show Oz Edition arrives at C.ex Cafes on Friday, June 18.

THE Rock Show Oz Edition arrives at C.ex Coffs on Friday, June 18, and the show’s co-producer, Coralea Cameron, is thrilled that she can move forward with increased capacity and audiences allowed to sing!

The Rock Show Oz Edition was the latest in a long line of rock shows that Cameron co-produced with his longtime partner, the late Australian rock icon Jon English.

“Unfortunately, Jon never got to play this show.

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“We had to cancel the upcoming tour when he passed away.

“It took me a while to pick up the pieces, but I was determined to see it through in honor of Jon, and I couldn’t be happier with how fantastically he has been received since. that we started filming this year, ”Cameron said.

With Steve Mulry of the Ted Mulry Gang, as well as band members from Jon’s latest rock show, Trilogy of Rock, Cameron says the Rock Show Oz Edition celebrates: “An exceptional repertoire of classic Australian rock from the 60s, 70s and 80 years. “

Steve, brother of Ted Mulry of the ’70s hit group, the Ted Mulry Gang, who now lead the original Reformed group in place of his brother, said he was humbled when asked if he would help keep the show going in Jon’s memory.

Mulry said: “Having lost my own brother, of course I understood what Coralea and the band members felt about wanting to honor Jon.

“I was a huge Jon fan myself and remember him being one of the first to come to the party when my brother Ted got sick.

“So of course I said yes right away.”

Masters Apprentices, Billy Thorpe, Bee Gees, LRB, Skyhooks, Aussie Crawl, INXS, Angels, JPY, Cold Chisel, Air Supply, Divinyls, Russell Morris, Noiseworks, TMG, Stevie Wright, AC / DC, Peter Allen, Choirboys, Black Sorrows, Oils and, of course, Jon English, are just a few of the iconic Australian bands covered in the two-and-a-half-hour show, which Cameron says was only slightly modified from the original version. that she and English had planned to do. to visit.

“Everyone sings in this show and / or plays multiple instruments, and everyone has their moment in the spotlight, which Jon has encouraged in all of our rock shows.

“Jon was really a, the show has to go on, a type of person – he hated canceling a show for any reason.

“I like to think he would be rather happy if we did this in his memory to keep his legacy alive for his fans,” Cameron said.

Tickets are available online at cex.com.au or from the club at (02) 6652 3888.

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