Vocal Diva In Concert Spectacular Accompanied by a Lineup of Australia's Finest Musicians "Simply World Class" Sheridan Stewart ABC "Australia's Adele" Gavin Butlin Airlie Beach Music Festival Director
Guest Support artist BARRY CHARLES with PETER WELLS
"Don't Miss The Concert of the Year!" Tickets will sell fast..
Chontia is one of the most exceptionally gifted and exiting vocalist's and song writers to emerge from Australia in recent years. Her extraordinary vocal capabilities are a natural wonder; angelic and sweet one moment, soulful and hugely powerful the next. She delivers her performance with pitch perfect precision and heartfelt emotion totally captivating audiences.
Her beautiful and masterfully penned songs tell the story of life ,love and hope.
Chontia has been likened to some of the worlds greats including Aretha Franklin, Adele, Eta James and Bonnie Raitt.
Born in Queensland in 1981 to a musical family, Chontia Started singing from a very early age. Her natural gift as an exceptionally talented young singer was obvious to all around right from the start.
Aged just 8 she performed publicly for the very fist time sewing the seed for a life in music. Pursuing her dreams she never let up and at age just 18 she was well on the way to establishing herself as a standout performer. She started working extensively at venues in Sydney and around the central coast/Hunter region of N.S.W as a solo artist, developing her skills and growing a loyal fan bass.
In 2013 she moved to the Sunshine Coast and formed her Band. During the past few years She has gone from strength to strength performing throughout Australia at major festivals and venues including Woodford Folk Festival (4 years running), Airlie Beach Music festival, Tamworth Country music festival, Coloundra music festival, Wintermoon (Springfest). In 2019 she will begin an international tour which will include Europe, South and North America.
As well as performances and tours with her own band she has also appeared as the guest vocalist with leading international and Australian artists, including:
Phil Emmanuel, Steve Edmonds, Barry Charles, Doc Span(USA) Louie Shelton(USA) and many more.
Together with an ensemble of the finest musicians gracing the stage of The Majestic Theatre, Chontia "Live in Concert" is set to be one of the biggest and most exiting events of the year: Chontia and her band will take you on an exhilarating musical journey of emotions from beginning until end.
Leading the band is Music Director and Piano player, Parris Macleod.
Parris is regarded as one of the finest pianist's and recording producers in the country. Parris has performed and recorded with literally hundreds of artists both in Australia and throughout the world.
On Drums, One of Australia's most legendary session musician's Mark Kennedy
Mark is recognised as one of Australia's greatest all time drummers. His credits read like the who,s who of the Aussie and international music scene with a career spanning over 40 years. A few highlights include drumming/recording for Daran Daran, Billy Thorpe, Tommy Emmanuel,Leo Sayer, Doug Parkinson, Men At Work, Renee Gayer, Macia Hinds, Spectrum, Kevin Borich, Doug Williams and countless more..
On Guitar- Melbourne Guitar Master Andrew Toner Andrews is one of the finest and most virtuosic guitarist in Australia today. Andrew amazing ability to glide over the fretboard effortlessly and passionately in just about any genre is astonishing. Andrew studied Jazz guitar in Adelaide. Soon after, Andrew moved to Melbourne where he was picked up by Cole Clark Guitars for sponsorship along side a handful of Australia's A grade players, including Lloyd Spiegel.
On Double Bass- Local legend Nik Davey. Nik Davey is an highly gifted and skilled musician from right here on The Sunshine Coast. In addition to being an in demand Double bass tutor, This educated musician continues to performed with many classical orchestras and ensemble's throughout the region as well as performing with a cross section of contemporary artist including Cuban/latin ensemble,"Cante la Tumba" and "The Chontia Robinson Trio"
For music lovers this is an afternoon concert you will never forget!
Spine tingling power ballads, Eye welting emotion. Blues, Soul, Jazz and everything in-between
Chontia will be performing original songs from her album 'Silence Broken" and some (never performed) songs from her forthcoming new album.
In Addition Chontia has a surprise set of songs from her favourite artists and will be joined on stage by Barry Charles and the entire cast for the finally.
On Sunday 25 November 2018 at 2:00pm.
$25 online; tickets at door $30 if not sold out prior. Get your tickets early and don’t miss out on this fabulous afternoon of superb music.