MEMO Music Hall Sat 8 September
STYLUS is back with new recordings and will be showcasing their fabulous soul and funk vibe from across time live at MEMO.
The first Australian act to be released by Motown Records in the USA
Australia’s most prestigious 70’s soul/R&B groups, STYLUS, are enjoying a new wave of vigour – following a run of great shows in recent years. From the beginning, having a huge hit with their version of Seals & Croft’s “Summer Breeze“, their third album being released through Motown Records in the US, and Japan’s Toshiba-EMI re-issuing the entire catalogue of 4 albums in 1999, STYLUS has enjoyed unprecedented respect as a world-class musical collective. That’s the reason why they were selected to open the Australian shows of Ike & Tina Turner, Average White Band and George Benson, among other leading world soul, funk and jazz artists, in 1975, ’76 and ’78.
Three original STYLUS members – vocalist/songwriter Peter Cupples, pianist/keyboardist Sam McNally and guitar wizard Ronnie Peers perform with Melbourne’s Gerry Pantazis on drums and Chicago, USA born Doug Williams (an Aussie for many years now) playing bass and lead vocals.
The STYLUS song-list comprises their “classic” hits from the 70’s, intelligent funk and dance cover versions and a chunk of new original material. Four songwriters in Stylus means there’s no shortage of great material. For this show at MEMO Music Hall, you can expect nothing less than sensational!
Saturday 8 September: Doors Open 7.30pm, Showtime 8.40-11.00pm (with intermission)
Tickets: www.memomusichall.com.au , Premium Reserved Seating $40+bf, A-Reserved Seating $35+bf, General Admission $25+bf, GA at the door $27 (if available)
Memo Music Hall, 88 Acland Street St Kilda