Walkers Arms Hotel and AT Touring & Events
Mental as Anything - Christmas Dinner & Show at the Walkers Arms Events Centre Tickets
7:00pm, Fri 16 December, 2016
Walkers Arms Hotel, SA
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The Walkers Arms Hotel in conjunction with AT Touring & Events Presents: Mental as Anything - Christmas Dinner & Show at the Walkers Arms Events Centre!
Join us for a Festive Friday night in our new Events Centre with a Three Course Set Menu, Three Hour Drinks Package and entertainment supplied by none other than Mental as Anything!
**VIP Packages Available - 2 x Tickets, Dinner & Show + a nights Accommodation in a Deluxe Suite. Tickets are strictly limited so be quick!
Mental As Anything started off as students who put a band together to play blues, sixties pop, rockabilly, country and increasingly their own original compositions to fill in time at art school in Sydney Australia in the mid 1970s. Initially playing to students at parties, pubs and Uni dances they caught the attention of new independent label Regular Records who in late q1978 sold out 1300 copies in a fortnight of the three track vinyl "Mental As Anything Plays at Your Party" with one track: "The Nips Are Getting Bigger" on everyone's radio over Christmas.
In 1979 the song became the band's first nationwide hit on Festival Records. The LP "Get Wet" is released and what follows is a solid stream of hit records through the 1980s and into the 1990s: "Come Around", "Just Like Romeo And Juliet", Too Many Times", "If You Leave Me Can I Come Too?", "Spirit Got Lost", "I Didn't Mean To Be Mean", Working For The Man"< "Live It Up", You're So Strong", "Date With Destiny", "Lets Go To Paradise", "He's Just No Good For You", "The World Seems Difficult", "Rock 'n' Roll Music" and "Mr Natural" were ALL in the Australian Top 30.
Mental As Anything with their two original lead vocalists Martin Plaza and Greedy Smith have been touring since the late 1970s honing the craft of performing their songs live and perfecting the art of just being Mental.