Christine Anu is happy to announce new REWIND tour dates for November and December this year. Christine has been touring around the country, receiving rave reviews and playing to packed houses, including sell-out return shows to the likes of Sydney’s iconic The Basement. Now, Christine brings REWIND back to regional NSW, due to popular demand. Don’t miss this extraordinary show as Christine honours the Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin in her acclaimed and intimate show REWIND – The Aretha Franklin Songbook.
In this must-see performance, Anu conjures soulful interpretations of Aretha’s most memorable songs including the signature tunes Respect and (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman as well as Chain of Fools, Rock Steady, Today I Sing The Blues and many other unforgettable classic melodies. Christine’s interpretations of these classic songs have earned her some incredible reviews from media around the country.
“Nobody says it or sings it better than Ms. Aretha Franklin. She is one of my greatest influences and an inspiration to black pride and feminine empowerment. I truly believe she is the greatest soul singer of our time!” says Anu, who provides all the grace, glitz and vocals of a true diva and is sure to captivate audiences from the start.
Anu has been touring REWIND – The Aretha Franklin Songbook throughout 2012 to rave reviews. She has also released an album of the same title featuring captivating interpretations of Aretha’s classics.
Australia’s iconic Indigenous entertainer, Christine Anu has been delighting Australian audiences for two decades with an award-winning repertoire spanning across music, theatre, dance, film, television and children’s entertainment and has garnered accolades in all quarters of show business, including a Green Room Award for Best Actress in a Musical for Rent and the Judith Johnson Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Musical at the 2010 Sydney Theatre Awards. Anu is also a multi-ARIA nominee and recipient, including 1995 Song of the Year for My Island Home, 1996 Best Female Artist for Stylin Up and 1998 Best Video for Bazmark’s Now Until the Break of Day with David Hobson. Anu is also an eight-time Deadly Award recipient.
During an illustrious career spanning more than two decades, Christine has amassed a multitude of achievements, including platinum albums, sell-out musicals, Hollywood blockbusters, and high-profiled collaborations with showbiz and musical luminaries such as Baz Luhrmann (Moulin Rouge), Paul Kelly and David Atkins.
The REWIND show is a rare chance for audiences to see Christine in an intimate setting as she performs tracks that has inspired her throughout her stellar career.
What people are saying about REWIND – The Aretha Franklin Songbook tour:
“REWIND was amazing!”
“Christine got people dancing.”
“She was stunning, absolutely stunning. Stunning, superb, sublime, SHE SHONE!”
“This is her. The elegant mistress of song. She delivered.”
Friday 30th November 2012 | 8pm
Little Theatre, Parkes NSW
Newell Highway (Cnr Bogan & Dalton Streets), Parkes NSW
(02) 6862 6854 | http://www.parkesmandd.com.au
Saturday 1st December 2012 | 8pm
Katoomba RSL, Katoomba NSW
82-86 Lurline Street, Katoomba NSW
(02) 4782 2624 | http://www.katoombarsl.com.au
Moshtix 1300 GET TIX | http://www.moshtix.com.au
Tickets: $25 (pre-sale) $30 (door / online)
*A booking fee may apply | Discounted ticket prices may be available for club members or venue season subscribers, please contact venues for details | On-sale dates may vary, please contact venue for details