Scene News: All You Need Is Love – returns to Sydney and Melbourne in Jan & Feb 2019

Due to popular demand and over 50 years since The Beatles first started to
play and record together, their music is as popular as ever. ALL YOU NEED
IS LOVE celebrates the songs that captivated a generation and continue to
inspire music fans across the world, brilliantly performed live by Jack
Jones, Ciaran Gribbin, Rai Thistlethwayte and Jackson Thomas and accompanied
by the 35 piece Strawberry Fields Rock Orchestra.

Sydney will once again greet the new year with this special music concert at
the Sydney Opera House on the 1st and 2nd January, 2019.

The Melbourne show will be at Hamer Hall on the 23rd February, 2019

Included in this stellar performance, will be live renditions of Beatles
epics, including I am The Walrus, Eleanor Rigby, Yesterday, A Day in the
Life, Across The Universe, Let It Be, Hey Jude and many more. To celebrate
the distinctive contributions made by The Beatles collaborator, arranger,
orchestrator and producer, George Martin, there is a super charged rock band
playing alongside all virtuoso hand-picked Strawberry Fields Orchestra.

Together for a mere ten years, the Beatles led a musical revolution that
radically transformed the sound and significance of rock & roll.

Producers Phil Bathols and Tim Woods have received praise and recognition
for their Beatles’ shows including Let it Be, The White Album Concert and
Beatles Back2Back. All have been well received by fans, bringing together
Australia’s finest musical talents and delivering a faithful, quality live
music and sound experience.

All You Need Is Love is your opportunity to celebrate The Beatles in a rock
and symphony concert event.


Sydney Opera House Concert Hall – 1st and 2nd January, 2019 or 02) 9250 7777 or 136 100

Hamer Hall Melbourne – 23rd February, 2019

0410 655 020 or (02) 9817 1279



JACK JONES : Since his time as a multi-platinum selling artist as the lead
singer/guitarist of Southern Sons, Jack has gone on to international acclaim
performing with Matchbox Twenty, Whitesnake, Judas Priest, Spandau Ballet,
Tears For Fears, Alice Cooper and Carlos Santana. He continues to tour
internationally and has previously won HMV Album of the Year and nominated
in the Best Rock Band category in the MusicOz Awards.

CIARAN GRIBBIN: In 2011, Ciaran made the big move from Northern Ireland to
Sydney, Australia to join INXS as their singer and co-songwriter and has
since toured extensively with them to much acclaim throughout South America,
Europe and Australia. Pre INXS, Ciaran played countless shows with artists
including Paul McCartney, The Script and Gotye. As a songwriter, he co-wrote
Madonna’s Grammy nominated Celebration and has co-written Hey Baby Doll, a
big, on-camera song performed by Al Pacino in the new movie ‘Danny Collins’.
In September 2013 he performed at the ‘Rock In Rio’ music festival followed
by a week in Los Angeles for talks and meetings with movie music supervisors
and co-songwriters. Ciaran has just signed a new worldwide agreement (excl.
ANZ) with the Snow Patrol owned publishing company Polar Patrol Music Ltd.

RAI THISTLETHWAYTE: Rai is one of Australia’s most respected musical
talents: a highly accomplished pianist, guitarist, vocalist and songwriter.
His band Thirsty Merc has sold over 250,000 albums and has been nominated
for 5 ARIA awards. Aside from his work in Rock and Pop, Rai performs as a
solo artist, basing his performance around his first instrument – piano –
and his love of Jazz, Soul and Funk Music. He has released four solo EPs and
has toured extensively in Australia and the US since 2012.

JACKSON THOMAS: Jackson is a Melbourne based musician who came to the
Australian public’s attention on The Voice 2014. Finishing 2nd, he knocked
out all of the “favourites” of the show to be Ricky Martin’s last man
standing. After The Voice he toured with Ricky Martin in May 2015 and opened
for Robbie Williams 2014 tour. Jackson has a rare quality that captivates an
audience and moves people emotionally.