Shorrock set to shine at GPAC

Glenn Shorrock is at GPAC. 158361

WITH an immensely successful career spanning over 50 years, Glenn Shorrock is one of the elder statesmen of Australian contemporary show business.
In celebration and reflection of Glenn’s love of music and extensive career he will be premiering five exclusive new shows after his first sell out show at Twin Towns in April which received rave reviews and high accolades within the industry and with his fans.
Backed by his nine-piece band (including brass) this brand new show, ’The History of Rock and Roll – Part 1…According to Glenn Shorrock’ will feature songs from artists who have influenced and inspired Glenn throughout his life in music such as Elvis, Buddy Holly, The Kinks, The Beatles, The Beach Boys, Van Morrison and many more.
Shorrock was founding member and lead singer of super groups The Twilights, Axiom (with Brian Cadd) and Little River Band. The Twilights had eight consecutive national hit singles including ’Needle in a Haystack’ and ’What’s Wrong with the Way I Live’. Axiom’s top 10 hits include ’Arkansas Grass’, ’Little Ray of Sunshine’ and ’My Baby’s Gone’. Little River Band cracked the lucrative United States market in 1976, and began a string of eight Top Ten hits in the US and around the world.
His songwriting credits include the international hits ’Help is on its Way’, ’Emma’, ’Home on Monday’ (co-writer Beeb Birtles), ’Long Jumping Jeweler’, ’Shut Down Turn Off’ and ’Cool Change’.
As a self-confessed child of rock n roll, Shorrock is looking forward to this big new show and guarantees the concerts will be highly entertaining, taking the audience on board an unforgettable and reminiscent musical journey of rock and roll.
“I’m really looking forward to premiering my brand new show. It will be an exciting ride, so ’Hang On! Help is on its Way’ … a splendid time is guaranteed for all!”
Shorrock will play at GPAC – Costa Hall, Geelong – Saturday 17 September. For tickets, go to www.gpac.org.au or call 5225 1200.

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