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           THE ‘ Grand WaZoo’ GIGS:








1. 60s-70s SOUL MUSIC EXTRAVAGANZA

If you LOVE a show packed with the iconic  60s-70s SOUL Classics, then THIS is for you. This event will transport you back to those halcyon days of dancing and romancing - with THE only band that has been performing Soul Music in Australia since 1981- and is unmatched in recreating the authentic vibe of the era! Just some of the possible tunes available include:

DANCIN’ IN THE STREET, UNCHAIN MY HEART, RIVER DEEP Mt HIGH, LET’S STAY TOGETHER, DOCK OF THE BAY, SHAKE A TAIL FEATHER, SON OF A PREACHER MAN, HONKY TONK WOMAN, STREET LIFE, SUPERFLY, MIDNIGHT HOUR, JUMPIN JACK FLASH,  TWISTIN’ THE NIGHT AWAY, RESPECT, DO YOU LOVE ME, OUTTA SIGHT, NATURAL WOMAN, GOING TO A GO-GO, FUNKY NASSAU. SHINE YOUR LOVE LIGHT, GET BACK, GOOD ROCKING DADDY,KNOCK ON WOOD, VEHICLE, TAKE ME TO THE RIVER, JAILHOUSE ROCK, THAT’S THE WAY I LIKE IT, GET DOWN TONIGHT, AIN’T NO MOUNTAIN HIGH ENOUGH, HARD TO HANDLE, SOUL MAN, BABY I LOVE YOU, PLAY THAT FUNKY MUSIC, FREEWAY OF LOVE, SWEET SOUL MUSIC, AIN’T TOO PROUD TO BEG, MY GIRL, HIGHER & HIGHER, PRIDE & JOY, HIT THE ROAD JACK, LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL,  MY GUY   & 100s  more....










  1. 2.SOUL DIVAS SHOW

Grand WaZoo's past and present Queens of Soul - perform a special SOUL DIVAS SHOW and revive the tunes of the great FEMALE Soul artists of the1960s-70s.. Past and present divas unite for this special tribute to the Women of Soul. You will enjoy the grooves of ARETHA FRANKLIN, TINA TURNER, ETTA JAMES, JANIS JOPLIN, GLADYS KNIGHT, DUSTY SPRINGFIELD, MARTHA & THE VANDELLAS, DIANA ROSS & THE SUPREMES  & others.

3. OTHER VARIATIONS POSSIBLE

Or if you prefer the great Horn music of Tower of Power:

DIGGING ON JAMES BROWN, WHAT IS HIP, SOUL VACCINATION, SO VERY HARD TO GO, KEEP YOUR MONSTER ON A LEASH, YOU’RE GONNA NEED ME, DOWN TO THE NIGHTCLUB,  GET YOUR FEET BACK ON THE GROUND, YOU GONNA NEED ME, DON’T CHANGE HORSES IN THE MIDDLE OF THE STREAM, SOUL...

& Blood Sweat & Tears.:

YOU MADE ME SO VERY HAPPY, SPINNING WHEEL, LUCRETIA McEVIL, MORE & MORE,  GO DOWN GAMBLIN’ ,  GOD BLESS THE CHILD...

Or Kush & outstanding  Grand WaZoo band originals..

EASY STREET, SATURDAY NIGHT BOOGIE , ALL RIGHT IN THE CITY, MISSIN’ YOU BABY, SOUL SEARCHIN’, WHAT THE HELL, MOVE, IT’S A MATTER OF FACT, BLOW YOUR MIND & more..

GRAND WAZOO — with an mega 300 + tune repertoire & over 30 years as Australia’s finest in the Soul Music genre is the  only band for YOU, when you want the best available !

We tailor every gig to the client, venue, party, festival or event, and although a large band, we can work in smaller spaces and at a moderate volume level when required.

The Band performs some Public Gigs, to enable new potential clients to experience the band if desired, prior to booking. Check our Gig Page.

 
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SpecialEvents

Major Events, Media, Corporates, Concerts, Special Functions, Venues & Festivals...

Grand WaZoo IS AUSTRALIA’S PRE-EMINENT VENUE,  MAJOR EVENTS, CONCERT, FESTIVAL, LIVE MEDIA, NIGHTCLUB, CORPORATE, AWARDS NIGHTS, & SHOW BAND, WITH AN UNMATCHED RECORD FOR MUSICAL EXCELLENCE & OUTSTANDING ENTERTAINMENT SINCE 1981.

Corporate and Venue Enquires:    Click here


You’ve seen the rest; Come back to the BEST!

GRAND WAZOO has performed for many clients & venues incl

Hong Kong 2000 Millennium, Oxford University Press, The Leukeamia Foundation, Kokoblack, Village Roadshow, TLC, Victorian Golf Centenary, Gordon Institute, Burnett Institute, Peter Mac Hospital, Jayco Herald Sun Tour, Cafe Deco (Hong Kong), Citymission, Connex, Merrill Lynch, Moomba, ANZIIF, Visy Industries, Medibank Private, Tattersalls, UBS Warburg, Mayne Pharmaceuticals,  City of Melbourne, Adelaide Grand Prix, Crown Casino Opening, Functions and New Year’s Eves, Victoria Road Traffic Association, Accenture, City of Kingston, Huntingdale Golf, Safeway, Park Hyatt, Qantas Melbourne Grand Prix, Victoria 150 Years, Michelin, Skandia, Next Blue, Mercury Lounge, Inflation.Grainstore, Metro, The Rainbow, The Spot, Prince of Wales, Station Tavern, Ruby Reds, Cotton Lounge, Continental Cafe, Billboard, Chasers, Live @ Crown, Carousel, Manchester Lane, SKANC, Circa @ The Prince, The Espy, The Palace, The Crown Showroom, No. 12, The Palladium,City of Glen Eira, Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race, Silvers, Odeon, Park Hyatt, Grand Hyatt, City of Melbourne, Numerous Town Halls, Central Club, Atlantic South Wharf, Chevron, Prince Roof Top, Powerhouse, Basement Sydney, Casey’s, New Atlantic @ Central Pier, Ormond Hall, Peninsula Docklands, Blue Diamond, Red Scooter,Thornbury Theatre, Burswood Entertainment Centre, Palms @ Crown, Royal Hotel, Mornington, Flying Saucer Club, Caravan Music Club, Crown Casino Perth and many others....

This is what our Clients  & Industry Leaders say:

I want to express my appreciation of Grand WaZoo’s fantastic performance at the Festival. Community feedback has been very positive, so thank you for making our event an outstanding success!. Festival Organiser


Thank you so much for an excellent concert! I have had nothing but positive comments...Grand WaZoo was outstanding!...Thank you all for providing such a wonderful, uplifting experience!    Bush fire  Relief Concert : Regional Victoria

Grand WaZoo was the highlight of the conference I ran... at the Melbourne Convention Centre. I want to thank the wonderful band... Grand WaZoo you are  the BEST! Conference Ball


Thank you for Grand WaZoo’s wonderful performances throughout our Event-. We appreciated your creative input. What a great show! Major Public Event.


Thank you for a tremendous night with Grand WaZoo... They were great and everyone danced the night away. I am sure the night was a great advertisement for the group... Prestige A-List Party


We all had a great night on Tuesday. Grand WaZoo was great and a lot of people got up to dance, which was terrific... Corporate Function


The band was excellent at our wedding and we had many positive comments, from people who loved the show. Please feel free to use me as a reference as I think you guys are great.!  Greg - Bridegroom


The band was wonderful, as usual. The guys, although quite a young audience, loved it.... Hope to book you again sometime. It’s like insuring for a good night... Corporate Event.


Once again you have turned our happy occasion into a party where everyone danced the night away. THANK YOU!  We look forward to enjoying your music for many years to come...Prestige Jewish Wedding


Everything went superbly, Thank you to the band, they did a marvelous job. I hope they enjoyed it as much as we did... Private Function.


Just a short note to thank you and the band for a wonderful night. The accolades have been many for Grand WaZoo... Prestige Private Party

The Band continues to make history, having now celebrated 30 years. As long as our friends & fans continue to book us for various events and maintain a passion for Soul Music, the band will keep up the good work.

Grand WaZoo plans to record a new Studio CD, for release in 2012 - which will include some new  WaZoo Originals and John's great Arrangements of Blues & Soul tunes. Band Indie label is "Wazoo Records" and Grand WaZoo's Australian Distributor is :

Blackmarket Music       john@blackmarketmusic.com.au


For CURRENT LIST of PUBLIC GIGS  check Gigs link above, or click on this MySpace link. See 'UPCOMING SHOWS'.

www.myspace.com/grandwazookingsofsoul

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