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Christine Anu Presents REWIND – The Aretha Franklin Songbook Back In 2014 With Encore Performances

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Christine AnuNow is the time to experience Christine’s soulful performance in REWIND for your first time, or to return to enjoy her unforgettable performance and sassy tunes once again. Christine has been entertaining audiences for two years with her tribute to the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin. With sell-out shows and multiple performances at venues across Australia, REWIND continues to be a show that receives rave reviews from audiences and critics.

In this must-see performance, Christine conjures soulful interpretations of Aretha’s most memorable songs including the signature tunes Respect and (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman, as well as Chain of Fools and many other legendary classics like Today I Sing The Blues.

Fans of Christine - from her early days as a performer to those who have only recently discovered her extensive back catalogue - will enjoy seeing Christine perform songs that made her the diva that she is today. Even tracks like the anthemic Island Home and vibrant Sunshine on a Rainy Day make it into the setlist ensuring old and new fans will enjoy REWIND – The Aretha Franklin Songbook. This show really demonstrates the diversity and raw talent of Christine, proving why she is an Australian icon. “I would like to thank Aretha Franklin – her magic introduced me to a whole new audience and for this, I will forever love her … still,” says Christine.

The show, which kicked off in 2012, has received such high praise from music fans and professionals alike, so there is no surprise that Christine has had repeat performances to packed houses, or that she is taking the show around Australia again – for an Encore tour. The show itself has been described by critics as an event that ‘captures and celebrates the high standard of live Australian music and artists today’ and Christine’s performance as elegant, powerful and seductive.

Her successful tour of REWIND – The Aretha Franklin Songbook in 2013 included five shows at Bennetts Lane in Melbourne; three shows at The Basement in Sydney; and multiple shows at Lizottes (NSW) and Ellington Jazz Club (WA). With the announcement of the Encore shows in 2014, the next chapter  for this tour looks to be just as big!


During an illustrious career spanning more than two decades, Christine has amassed a multitude of achievements spanning across music, theatre, dance, film, television and children’s entertainment.  Christine is a multi-ARIA nominee and recipient, has had platinum albums, a Green Room Award for Best Actress in a Musical, won song of the year (for My Island Home) and is an eight-time Deadly Award recipient. Yet there is no slowing down for Christine – she’s had success after success in the entertainment arena for the past 20 years and 2014 already looks to be another busy and successful year! As well as her encores of REWIND in 2014, Christine will continue to star as Bloody Mary in Opera Australia’s production of South Pacific. Towards mid-2014 she is set to take to the stage again in more theatre productions. Stay tuned for more exciting announcements for Christine Anu in 2014…

Friday 21 February 2014
Lizottes Central Coast, KINCUMBER NSW
Lot 3 Avoca Drive, Kincumber NSW
Bookings: (02) 4368 2017 |

Saturday 22 February 2014
Lizottes Newcastle , NEWCASTLE NSW
31 Morehead Street, Lambton NSW
Bookings: (02) 4956 2066 |

Friday 7 March 2014
36 Scarborough Street, Southport QLD
Bookings: (07) 5552 4200 |

Saturday 8 March 2014
460 Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills Qld
Bookings: (07) 3257 4089 |

Wednesday 12 March 2014
Bennetts Lane Jazz Club, MELBOURNE VIC
25 Bennetts Lane, Melbourne VIC
Bookings: (03) 9663 2856 |

Thursday 13 March 2014
Bennetts Lane Jazz Club, MELBOURNE VIC
25 Bennetts Lane, Melbourne VIC
Bookings: (03) 9663 2856 |

Friday 14 March 2014
Bennetts Lane Jazz Club, MELBOURNE VIC
25 Bennetts Lane, Melbourne VIC
Bookings: (03) 9663 2856 |

Saturday 15 March 2014 | (Matinee & Evening Performances)
Phillip Island Jazz Festival, Ramada Resort, PHILLIP ISLAND VIC
2128 Phillip Island Rd, Cowes VIC
Bookings 0432 814 407 |
Accommodation packages available: (03) 5952 8000

Friday 21 March 2014
O’Hanlon Place, Nicholls ACT
Bookings: (02) 6230 2905 |

Saturday 22 March 2014
Milton Theatre, MILTON NSW
69 Princes Highway, Milton NSW
Bookings: (02) 4455 3056 |

Friday 28 March 2014
Wests Illawarra Leagues Club, UNANDERRA NSW
Hargreaves Street, Unanderra NSW
Bookings: (02) 4271 1155 |

Saturday 29 March 2014
The Basement, SYDNEY NSW
29 Reiby Place, Circular Quay NSW
Bookings: (02) 9251 2797 |
Moshtix 1300 438 849

**Check individual venues for ticket prices, show times and on-sale dates
*** more dates to be announced in the coming weeks
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