BACK TO BACHARACH - Featuring a tribute to TV Series LOVE CHILD Tickets
7:30pm, Fri 14th October, 2016
The Basement, NSW
From the Producer of the MO Award winning Damn Good Divas, Dusty The Concert, John Waters Looking Through A Glass Onion, Dami Im ‘Yesterday Once More: Classic Carpenters’, The Other Woman (James Morrison and Deni Hines), Jason Owen and award winning Amber Lawrence, Entertainment Consulting now bring you……BACK TO BACHARACH featuring LOVE CHILD.
After a successful 2015 tour, Back To Bacharach returns with a brilliant new stellar line-up for an encore tour, stepping it up a notch with a special tribute to the anthems of LOVE CHILD, the hit TV series. A 2 hour extravaganza concert starring Paulini, Michelle Martinez (from the Love Child TV show) and The Kings Cross Allstar Band.
Burt Bacharch is one of the most prolific and successful songwriters of the 20th Century. As a 6 time Grammy and 3 time Academy Award winner, with 73 Top 40 hits in the US and 52 Top 40 hits in the UK, Burt Bacharach wrote the music for over 700 published songs, which have been recorded by some 2,000 artists - from Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley to the Beatles, Dionne Warwick and The Supremes. Along with lyricist Hal David, they were at the forefront of the famous Brill Building in NYC described as "the most important generator of popular songs in the Western World.
Love Child is the HIT TV drama series (Channel 9) that follows the lives of staff and residents at the fictional Kings Cross Hospital and Stanton House in Sydney in 1969. The first two seasons attracted an average of 1.5 million viewers per episode with the third season set to launch mid 2016. The music of and soundtrack of the TV series are songs that still resonate today as they did yesterday for the baby boomers whilst giving birth to a whole new generation that have discovered the hits of the late 60's and 70's. Some make you sing, cry or want to dance in joyous, abandoned freedom.
Michelle Martinez's soulful vocals are one of the incredible singers who light up The Blue Moon lounge in the TV series.
Over 40 songs featured, including: What's New Pussycat, Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head, Do You Know the Way to San Jose, 24 Hours from Tulsa, I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself, I'll Never Fall In Love Again, A House Is Not A Home, Walk On By, Anyone Who Had A Heart, What The World Needs Now, That's What Friends Are For, On My Own, Heartlight, Arthur's Theme, The Look Of Love, Alfie, Close To You, This Guys In Love With You, I Say A Little Prayer, Love Child, You Keep Me Hanging On, Baby Love, Where Did Our Love Go, Stop In The Name Of Love, Natural Woman, Rescue Me, Something's Got A Hold On Me, These Boots Are Made For Walking, Ode To Billie Joe, The Weight, Hold On I'm Comin', I'm A Soul Man, I Can't Help Myself, Same Old Song, Reach Out I'll Be There, Something In The Air, A Little Ray of Sunshine, Dream A Little Dream, California Dreamin', The Real Thing, Wishin' & Hopin', Always Something There To Remind Me and more.
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Australia's love affair with PAULINI started back in 2003 in the first season of Australian Idol. Her debut single "Angel Eyes" and platinum selling album "One Determined Heart" debuted at #1 on the ARIA Chart. Paulini then soared back into the charts with sell out tours as part of the all-girl group Young Divas. In 2007 she partnered with actor Lochie Daddo for the 'It Takes Two' followed by a lead vocal performance with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra alongside James Morrison and Doug Parkinson. In 2008 Paulini collaborated with Guy Sebastien performing 'Receive The Power' for World Youth Day attended by over 1 million people from 200 countries. In November 2010 she appeared in the television film 'Sisters Of War' and partnered with Ronan Keating on the track 'Believe Again' for his 'Duets' album. Paulini has written six international songs released in Spain, South Africa, Germany, France and the Netherlands.
MICHELLE MARTINEZ is one of the incredible singers who light up The Blue Moon lounge in the Hit TV series, LOVE CHILD. With her soulful sounds, Michelle first stepped onto our screens in the 2013 series The Voice blowing everyone away with her dominant vocals and killer dance moves. Belting out popular power ballads such as 'Lady Marmalade' and Jordin Sparks' 'Battlefield' earning herself a place in the showdowns. The Adelaide-born singer has built a 10-year career as a back-up singer travelling the world with the likes of Robbie Williams, Smokie Robinson, Richard Clapton and Delta Goodrem.
THE KINGS CROSS ALLSTAR BAND:
ERIC RASMUSSEN (Guitar and Lead Vocals): Eric has just completed an 18 month run in the musical Dirty Dancing as an ensemble vocalist. His other performance credits include: Dusty the Concert, Deni Hines, Doug Williams and more.
EMILE NELSON (Bass and Lead Vocals): For the past 20 years Emile has performed with the likes of Cirque De Soleil, Delta Goodrem, Taylor Dayne, 1927, Julian Lennon, Wendy Matthews, Vanessa Amorisi, Human Nature, Kate Cebrano, Marcia Hines, Glenn Shorrock, Australian Idol Band, Patrizio Buane, David Campbell, Jimmy Sommerville, JPY, Joe Camilleri, Russell Morris, Ross Wilson, The Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra and countless others.
DARREN MAPES (Piano and Lead Vocals): Darren is the head vocal teacher at the renowned Brent Street Academy. His other productions include 'Carpenters From Kemspey', 'Thank God For Being A Friend', co-write and musical director of 'Cabbaret - a documentary on ABBA', David Campbell and many more.
ANDREW MOSTYN (Drums): lays down a mean groove, having played with the likes of Christine Anu, Deni Hines, Uptown Funk, Dusty the Concert, Damn Good Divas and countless others.
DANNY MAY (Trumpet): known as the guy with the big sound who can send notes into the stratosphere, Danny has toured nationally and internationally with the likes of James Morrison, Doug Parkinson, Rhonda Burchmore, Don Burrows, Warren Daly Big Band, Ed Wilson Big Band, Todd McKenney, Damn Good Divas and more.
TREVOR GRIFFIN (Saxophone/Flute) if there was ever a player that knows the songs of the show and era, then its Trevor. He has played with the likes of Frank Sinatra, Liza Minnelli, Shirley Bassey, Liberace, The Temptations, The Four Tops, The Monkees, Gene Pitney, Frankie Valli, Todd McKenney, Damn Good Divas and the Monterey Jazz Festival
General Admission ticket buyers have an added option of purchasing The Basement's Plate & Glass deal on the following booking page.
The Plate & Glass meal includes one meal option with one glass of selected wine which will be made available at the Green Room Bar from the time doors open through to 10:30pm.
Plate and Glass meal and wine options are listed on the following booking page.
Dinner & Show tickets include entry, seating and 2 course meal.
Dinner & Show tickets are only available via Moshtix.
Some Dinner & Show Bookings may be on a shared table. Please let us know at the time of the booking as a special request should you prefer not to share, and subject to availability we'll do our best to accommodate your request. Note it is not possible to join ticket holders together across ticket groups (meaning A Reserve ticket holders cannot sit with B Reserve etc).
Standard and Premium Beverage Packages are available by exclusive table service to Dinner & Show Ticket Holders for 3 hours from Doors. Beverage packages are available for purchase on the following booking page. *RSA and conditions apply
DOORS OPEN AT 7.30PM
MUSIC STARTS AFTER DINNER SERVICE, AROUND 9.00PM
SET TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE FROM SHOW TO SHOW
PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING:
When General Admission Ticket sales have closed on the day of the show they may still be available at the door on the night.
All patrons must be over the age of 18
Once purchased tickets are non-refundable & non-transferable
(applies to both Standing and Dinner sales)
Please ensure you bring photo ID as proof of age
A booking fee applies to all advance tickets. (All quoted prices include tax).
Dress is Smart/Casual at Manager's discretion. No thongs.
The Basement has very limited accessibility for patrons with disabilities, however please contact the venue to ensure there is adequate availability for you to enjoy the show comfortably and they can advise on the recommended seating options.
RESTAURANT (GREEN ROOM BAR)
RESTAURANT HOURS ARE DEPENDENT ON SHOW
Please call The Basement to confirm opening times - (02) 9251 2797
SEATING MAP FOR DINNER & SHOW BOOKINGS
Please Note: tables cannot be joined together. Please ensure everyone you intend to seat at your table is included in your booking to avoid being seated separately. Unfortunately, Dinner & Show bookings are for a minimum of 2 people.
Specific table reservation is not available for this performance. It is the venue's decision as to which table you will be allocated. Whilst the venue would love to give everyone their preferred seats, it is not always possible. We ask that you respect this decision and enjoy the performance.