Lisa Hunt & Forever Soul Band
Lisa began singing in that great African American tradition, the gospel church, there was laid the foundation of her soulful singing style. She went on to study voice at The City College of New York where she received a BFA in music. Her debut album was ‘ A Little Piece Of Magic’ for Universal/Polydor, As a singer -songwriter she has sold more than a million records. Strange for someone you’ve probably never heard of until now, but hey, that’s showbiz!
Lisa was an international chart topper in the UK with LOVESTATION’s ‘Soulsation’ CD. American soundtracks compositions include HBO’s ‘Subway Stories’ (directed by Jonathan Demme), ‘Goodnight Moon’ with LAURYN HILL, NATALIE COLE, PATTI LABELLE, BILLY CRYSTAL & SUSAN SARANDON. Lisa’s studio credits include sessions with famed producers Jellybean Benitez (Madonna), Toni C (Whitney), Frank Farion (LaBouche, Milli Vanilli), The Berman Brothers (Amber, Ultra Nate), many more. Her voice can be heard on several top 10 dance tracks all over the world including being “the voice” of LOVESTATION (UK), CLUB X (Germany), and D1 (USA) In Italy she has been the featured vocalist on tour and recordings of ZUCCHERO Sugar Fornaciari for many years and has worked with a range of artist from PAVAROTTI to RAY CHARLES (check out her on Pavarotti and friends). She has also shared the stage with musical greats such as ERIC CLAPTON, JAMES BROWN, DIONNE WARWICK, BRIAN MAY, RANDY CRAWFORD, JOE COCKER, MILES DAVIS, and ANDREA BOCELLI
In Australia Lisa has toured and recorded with JIMMY BARNES, DEISEL, RADIO FREEDOM, and JOHNNY (B.Good) JOHNSON. Lisa recalls, “I had the honor of being invited onstage (in front of 50,000 people) to sing with MIDNIGHT OIL”. She’s also added a few pop stars to her resume including: RONAN KEATING, MACY GRAY, and TINA ARENA live at The Royal Albert Hall in London.
As an actress she’s has appeared in several Off-Broadway Musicals including ‘Dreamgirls’ , ‘Ballad for Bimshire’, and Medea directed by Robert Wilson in New York City. She produced starred in her own production of ‘The Roots Of My Soul’. a “Bluesical”. Byron Bay’s very first musical. She has been touring the Rhythm and Blues Retrospective ‘Forever Soul’ in Australia, the Middle East and Europe.
In 2008 Lisa was the winner of ‘Australian Idol’s’ ‘MY MOM ROCKS’ contest for NSW. Kyle Sandilands called her “A Knockout!” Paulini replied “They call us the young divas, but you are a TRUE DIVA!”. Marcia Hines called her performance “VERY Soulful” She also closed BYRON BAY BLUESFEST with 1000’s of fans screaming for morein a 5 encore epic set!
Other highlights was a show-stopping performance at the ‘Sound of Support’ QLD flood fund raiser concert at Star’s theatre with Daryl Braitwaite, Paulini, Christine Anu and Wendy Matthews
At Present Lisa Hunt’s Forever Soul is still going strong. in fact, these have most successful years in the tour’s history. The Soul Train will be stopping in all your favourite station, so get on board y’all!!
Over 18 event | Limited unreserved seating | General Admission| Refund on event cancellation only | Ticket includes $2 booking fee
Saturday 2 November 2019
Doors 8pm | Show 8.30pm
Pre-sale $15 | Door $20