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Kate Ceberano performs at the APIA Good Times Tour at the Palais in St Kilda on Saturday 28 May 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman http://www.noise11.com

Kate Ceberano, APIA Good Times Tour, Palais St Kilda on Saturday 28 May 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

APIA Good Times Rounds Up Juggernauts Of Australian Music

by Paul Cashmere on May 29, 2016

in Live,News

There was something special watching Daryl Braithwaite perform his no 1 hit ‘The Horses’ 25 years after it reached the top of the Australian chart. Then again, the APIA Good Times tour delivers lots of special moments.

They don’t make ‘em like John Paul Young, Kate Ceberano, Daryl Braithwaite and Jon Stevens anymore. Today we have music celebrities. These people are music stars.

John Paul Young performs at APIA Good Times Tour at the Palais Theatre in St Kilda on Saturday 28 May 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman http://www.noise11.com

Since Jon, Kate, JPY and Daryl first graced the charts, their fans have become parents, some even grandparents. Their collective work from the 70s to now has lasted decades and has now been heard by generations. These people are the juggernauts of the Australian music industry.

Jon Stevens performs at APIA Good Times Tour at the Palais Theatre in St Kilda on Saturday 28 May 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman http://www.noise11.com

The APIA Good Times tour gives those generations of fans a chance to enjoy a snapshot of Australian music history over one night. The show also goes to many regional markets across Australia offering the best this country has to fans were few acts tread.

Kate Ceberano performs at APIA Good Times Tour at the Palais Theatre in St Kilda on Saturday 28 May 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman http://www.noise11.com

The combination of these four talents in one room is rarely repeated. Watching Kate Ceberano add the Urlich vocals to ‘The Horses’, John Paul Young honour his produces Vanda and Young with ‘Down Among The Dead Men’, Jon Stevens once again perform ‘Never Tear Us Apart’ and Kate cover Roberta Flack is not something you hear often in one night.

Daryl Braithwaite performs at APIA Good Times Tour at the Palais Theatre in St Kilda on Saturday 28 May 2016. Photo by Ros O'Gorman http://www.noise11.com

Each of the artists performed a 30-minute set, mainly of hits. There was JPY with his pop perfect set, Kate with her stunning vocal brilliance, Daryl with his legacy of songs and Jon Stevens adding the pure energy to the show.

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John Paul Young
Down Among The Dead Men (Flash and the Pan hit, 1979)
Pasadena (single, 1972)
Keep On Smiling (single, 1976)
Do Wah Diddy Diddy/Standing In The Rain (Manfred Mann cover, single 1978)
I Hate The Music (single 1976)
Standing In The Rain (single 1978)
Yesterdays Heroes (single 1975)

Kate Ceberano
Brave (from Brave, 1989)
Pash (from Pash, 1997)
Bedroom Eyes (from Brave, 1989)
Champion (from Kensal Road, 2013)
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face (from Nine Lime Avenue, 2007)
Songbird (from Anthology, 2016)
I Don’t Know How To Love Him (from Jesus Christ Superstar Aust Cast, 1992)
Help (from Anthology, 2016)

Daryl Braithwaite
Rise (from Rise, 1990)
Blueswalking (from Sherbet Howzat, 1976)
Not Too Late (from Forever The Tourist, 2013)
As The Days Go By (from Edge, 1988)
One Summer (from Edge, 1988)
The Horses (from Rise, 1990)

Jon Stevens
Take Me Back (from Noiseworks, 1987)
No Lies (from Noiseworks, 1987)
Woman (from Woman, 2015)
Never Tear Us Apart (INXS cover)
Touch (from Touch, 1988)
Hot Chili Woman (from Love Verses Money, 1991)

Everyone
Everything’s Alright (from Jesus Christ Superstar Aust Cast, 1992)
Howzat (from Sherbet Howzat, 1976)
Love Is In The Air (from JPY, Love Is In The Air, 1977)

Good Times (Easybeats single, 1967)

APIA Good Times remaining dates

May 29, Geelong, Costa Hall
June 2, Toowoomba, Empire Theatre
June 3, Brisbane, QPAC
June 4 and 5, Tweed Heads, Twin Towns
June 9, Newcastle, Civic Centre
June 10, Sydney, Enmore Theatre
June 11, Nowra, Entertainment Centre
June 12, Canberra, Theatre Centre
June 17, Launceston, Theatre North
June 18, Hobart, Wrest Point

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