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As one of the most popular acts to grace the Vertigo stage, Lisa Hunt makes her annual pilgrimage to the Far North for three special shows at The Reef Hotel Casino in March. Lisa’s sojourns North see her packing out Vertigo Cocktail Lounge and Bar and its evident fans eagerly await her return every year.
Lisa’s impressive Motown, disco and soul show have audiences on their feet from start to finish and her vibrancy as a performer has seen her trek the globe and perform at some of the most coveted venues and festivals in Australia. Starting the early days of her career in the great African American gospel church tradition in New York, Lisa discovered the power of soulful singing and has gone on to share the stage with some of the world’s greats.
From Pavarotti and Ray Charles – check out her performance on Pavarotti & Friends – to Eric Clapton, James Brown, Dionne Warwick, Brian May, Randy Crawford, Joe Cocker, Miles Davis and Andrea Bocelli, all have been impressed with Lisa’s versatility and immense vocal ability. She’s also performed and toured with the likes of Ronan Keating, Macy Gray, Mousse T, Delores O’Riordan (Cranberries) and Tina Arena.
In Australia, she’s shared the studio with Jimmy Barnes, Diesel, Darren Percival, Jon Stevens and Midnight Oil. Her other international recording credits include sessions with famed producers Jellybean Benitez (Madonna), Toni C (Whitney), Frank Farion (LaBouche) and The Berman Brothers (Amber, Ultra Nate) to name a few. Her vocals can also be heard on several top 10 dance tracks around Europe including being ‘the voice’ of Lovestation (UK), Club X (Germany) and D1 (USA).
While she now calls Australia home, Lisa Hunt spends her year touring the globe. Her return to The Reef Hotel Casino always holds a special place in this incredible performer’s heart. Don’t miss your chance to see this enigmatic performer live in concert and capture a little bit of soul!
For Lisa Hunt’s 2014 shows, she will be joined by very special guest Australian Beatbox Champion (2013/2014) Jake Kemp. After winning the Australian Beatboxing Champions in Sydney, he will represent Australia in Berlin at the World Championships. Jake was raised in the UK, but has been living in Byron Bay. Since the tender age of 12, the now 22-year-old has been earning his stripes in his chosen art. He was a natural and throughout his career has created incredibly complicated rhythms, beats and soundscapes. He has performed at numerous festivals such as Eclipse, Earth Frequency, Rainbow Serpent and the Festival of Sydney, to name a few.
For more information on Lisa Hunt, please visit www.foreversoul.com
Lisa Hunt performs at Vertigo Cocktail Bar & Lounge in The Reef Hotel Casino from 9pm nightly on Thursday 6th, Friday 7th and Saturday 8th March 2014. Jake Kemp will be Lisa’s special guest at her Cairns shows.
*** These are free shows in Vertigo Bar.