Country Rock sensation BEN RANSOM and #1 International Artist & producer ROB EG PORTER appear together for the first time LIVE at The Basement on Wednesday, 11 June 2014.
BEN RANSOM "Powerful vocals and infectious melodies"..."all the hallmarks of a classic artist and performer"...
Delivering a smoking hot and energetic live show, this Multiple Award nominee has traveled and performed all over the world. With a blend of pub-rock, country and blues he makes a mark with his driving vocals and well crafted songs. Testament to this is his critically acclaimed debut album 'Slow Burn' released in 2013. This performance sees him team up with legendary artist/producer Rob EG Porter in celebration of newly re-launched Wizard Country record label, of which Ben is the first artist to be aligned.
ROBIE PORTER / ROB E.G. ...' - THE WIZARD FROM OZ'
Australia's all-time #1 hit record producer, Logie Award winner and the #1 hit recording artist in Australia.
The Australian musical artists discovered, produced & launched internationally by Porter have collectively sold over 50 million records worldwide. Under his guidance and direction, those Wizard Records' artists have won U.S. Grammy and ARIA Awards, U.S. Song Of The Year, and Record Of The Year Awards. Eight of these multi-platinum selling, iconic artists have reached #1 on multiple occasions in the US and/or Australia - they include Daddy Cool, Marcia Hines, Tommy Emmanuel, Air Supply, Rick Springfield, Hush, Colleen Hewett, & Rob E.G.
Named by The Hollywood Reporter, along with Quincy Jones, as being "among the Top 5 record producers in America", Porter''s 29 #1 hits as a producer, recording artist, songwriter and publisher in Australia and the U.S. include the timeless Gold & Platinum hits: "Eagle Rock", All Out of Love", "Bony Maronie, Jessie''s Girl", "55 Days At Peking, "I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself", "Dreaming My Dreams With You", "Lost In Love", Come Back Again", "Shining", You", "Every Woman In The World, What I Did For Love", "Glad All Over", "Senor", "Jezebel", "Dare To Be Different", and many more.
This special performance will be recorded for a 'live' album to be released late in 2014.
SPECIAL GUEST - JACKIE DEE.
JACKIE DEE will perform as part of the line-up for The Basement show. Award winning Jackie and band will deliver a showcase of songs that display why this soulful songstress is a top shelf artist and the perfect choice to support Ben and Rob in this iconic world class venue.
Dinner & Show tickets include entry, seating and 2 course meal.
Dinner & Show tickets are only available via Moshtix.
DOORS OPEN AT 7.30PM
MUSIC STARTS AFTER DINNER SERVICE, AROUND 9.30PM