Jon Stevens

Date(s) - 14/06/2019
8:00 pm - 11:30 pm

The Grand Hotel Mornington

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Date:  Friday 14th June 2019

Doors: 8:00pm

Ticket Price:  $35 +BF GA Standing | $40 at the door (if not sold out)

Jon Stevens is recognised as one of the most talented rock musicians to emerge from Australia in recent memory. He has had phenomenal success as a solo artist, knocking Michael Jackson off the top of the charts in Australia, and as the lead singer of major rock acts, Noiseworks, INXS after the death of his friend Michael Hutchence, and the Dead Daisies. In 2016 he joined forces with legendary musician, songwriter and producer Dave Stewart (of Eurythmics) to record a new album, Starlight.

With his mojo fully intact, Stevens stands virtually alone in the music scene, with a raw vocal power that won him attention first as a teenager and now as a veteran singer and songwriter. Time has toughened his delivery while tapping into his emotional wellsprings more than ever before.

He’s got the pedigree: a record-smashing debut at age 16 with two consecutive No. 1 singles in his New Zealand homeland. He also enjoyed huge hits in Australia as lead singer with Noiseworks. Stevens 21st-century liftoff to worldwide acclaim was at centre stage with INXS, and a song released by Dead Daisies, whose debut single, Lock and Load, which he co-wrote and produced with the legendary Slash on guitar.

Jon Steven’s new album Starlight bursts with a soulful artistry and honesty that’s rare and boarderd on extiction today.  The title track has an unforgettable hook and is an instant classic. Vivid lyrics fuel his performance on “Feel like letting go”, “Scars” and “Devil in my heart”. A playful flirtation is set to a steamy soul beat on “something ’bout you”. The first single “Hold on” is classic powerhouse Jon Stevens.

Author: Anne-Marie Tunks

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