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“… a mammoth production layered with orchestral grandeur and old fashioned rock ‘n’ roll that
spans all the colours of the psychedelic rainbow” – The Review

The Beatles have been a part of the soundtrack of the last four generations. Whether you’re 60 or 20, odds are that there is at least one Beatles’ song on your iPod and that it’s from Abbey Road or Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.

They are quite simply the two most iconic albums of rock’s golden age. First presented in 2011
to full houses and unprecedented acclaim a national tour of BEATLES BACK2BACK featuring
these 2 albums performed back to back and track by track live on stage will return this August.

So let us introduce you:

RUSSELL MORRIS – ARIA Hall of Fame inductee, King of Pop, Australian Icon, The Real
Thing. Russell is currently enjoying great success with his trilogy of blues albums –
Sharkmouth, Van Diemen’s Land and Red Dirt – Red Heart

KAV TEMPERLEY – Front man and songwriter of double platinum, multi ARIA Award-winning
WA rock band, Eskimo Joe, and a member of Basement Birds.

JACK JONES – Powerhouse vocalist / guitarist best known for his work with Southern Sons
and John Farnham, his solo work and bands Electric Mary and She Said Yes.

JON ALLEN – An English folk rock singer-songwriter currently living in London. He is best
known for the songs In Your Light and Going Home.
Pictures and bios can be downloaded here.

BEATLES BACK2BACK has been painstakingly arranged by the same musical production
team that produced The White Album Concert, Rubber Soul Revolver and, more recently,
All You Need is Love.

Taking on Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band and Abbey Road is ambitious: the two best-loved albums in The Beatles’ canon range from the unprecedented orchestral grandeur of A Day in the Life and She’s Leaving Home to the raw rock intensity of Come Together and the lyrical beauty of Something.

Featuring a 15-piece band complete with horns and strings as well as an array of Indian
instruments to provide the diverse instrumentations and style of songs like George Harrison’s
Within You Without You.

The albums will be performed in their entirety, in original song order, including Lucy in the Sky
with Diamonds, When I’m Sixty-Four, A Little Help from my Friends, Something, Octopus’s
Garden, Here Comes the Sun and Golden Slumbers.

“Recreating some of the most elaborate and audacious songs in The Beatles’ catalogue calls
for a rare combination of emotional energy, bravado and considerable expertise,” say
BACK2BACK co-producers, Tim Woods and Phil Bathols. “With these four guys, and fifteen
handpicked musicians lead by Rex Goh, we reckon we’ve put together an awesome ensemble
that will do the songs proud – and that’s saying something.

Tickets to BEATLES BACK2BACK go on sale at 9.00am local time on Monday, 6 June 2016.
For full details and news please go to www.TheBeatlesLive.com.au.

Russell Morris, Kav Temperley, Jack Jones and Jon Allen
Saturday, 20 August 2016
Plenary Theatre, Melbourne, Vic
Tickets available from www.TheBeatlesLive.com.au

Sunday, 21 August 2016
Adelaide Entertainment Theatre, Adelaide, SA
Tickets available from www.TheBeatlesLive.com.au

Thursday, 25 August 2016
QPAC Lyric Theatre, Brisbane, Qld
Tickets available from www.TheBeatlesLive.com.au

Friday, 26 August 2016 –and- Saturday, 27 August 2016
Sydney Opera House Concert Hall, Sydney, NSW

Tickets available from

www.sydneyoperahouse.com | 02 9250 7777 or
www.ticketmaster.com.au | 136 100


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