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Booker T – Stax Records Revue – Bluesfest 2017 Sideshows


Fri 21 Apr 2017, 8:00pm

Where: Melbourne Recital Centre, 31 Sturt Street, Southbank, Victoria

Restrictions: 18+

Listed by: Bluesfesttouring

"It was not hard to locate the magic on stage. Booker T. – Stax Revue lifted off the night with their soul blazing musical cast and did not disappoint with a rousing performance of his classic hit 'Green Onions'". -

"Booker T’s set was a crisp hit-parade of yesteryear" -

A rare opportunity to enjoy the classic Stax Records repertoire as performed by the man who wrote so many of the songs; the one and only Booker T!

Honouring some of the greatest soul classics from the legendary Stax Records label; Booker T. performs with his band, a horn section and singers to deliver such hits as ‘Green Onions’ (Booker T. & the MG's), ‘Try A Little Tenderness’ (Otis Redding), ‘Mr Big Stuff’ (Jean Knight), ‘Gee Whiz’ (Carla Thomas),‘Respect’ (Otis Redding/ Aretha Franklin), ‘Born Under A Bad Sign’ (Albert King), ‘Time Is Tight’ (Booker T. & the MG's), ‘Hold On I'm Comin' (Sam & Dave) and ‘When Something Is Wrong With My Baby’ (Sam & Dave).

After premiering this special show in the U.S, Booker T., a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Musician Hall of Fame inductee, Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award recipient and winner of four Grammy Awards is excited to be presenting this journey through soul, blues and R&B in Australia for the very first time.