Masters Games Opening Ceremony Live Acts


The headline act for the Opening Ceremony of the 2018 Masters Games. Jon Stevens.

Jon Stevens is recognised as one of the most talented rock musicians to emerge from Australia in recent memory. With success as a solo artist and lead singer of major rock acts Noiseworks, INXS and Dead Daisies, we are in for a treat on the 13 October.

Jon’s career has gone from strength-to-strength: a record-smashing debut at age 16 with two consecutive No. 1 singles in his New Zealand homeland, he also enjoyed huge hits in Australia as lead singer with Noiseworks. Stevens 21st-century lift-off to worldwide acclaim was at centre stage with INXS and a song released by Dead Daisies which he co-wrote and produced with the legendary Slash on guitar. Ringo Starr plays the drums on the lonely ballad ‘One Way Street’ and ‘Something Bout You’ features the vocals of Vanessa Amorosi.

Sweethearts Mandy (Amanda Easton), Ruby (Robyn Loau) and Jo (Jo Elms) are The Swell Sisters. These cheeky songbirds travel through time to bring you the best party songs of the 60s, 70s and 80s. The Swell Sisters recreate the soundtrack of your favourite musical eras with all the songs, sass and style that made the Sixties so Shagadelic, the Seventies so Swinging and the Eighties so Electrifying.  From The Supremes and Aretha Franklin, through to Abba and Fleetwood Mac, to Madonna and The Jackson 5, the Sisters will take you on a jolly musical journey through time in heavenly three part harmonies.

Three singers with real pedigree, the girls showcase their sizzling voices and flirty personalities in a show brimming with humour and hit songs. Between them, Mo nominee Amanda Easton, ACE nominee Robyn Loau, from platinum selling girl group Girlfriend and in demand performer/songwriter Jo Elms have worked alongside the music greats of Australia and beyond. The three magical voices and colourful, vibrant performances will have you grabbing your gogo boots, shimmying in your sequins and donning your favourite flouro. The girls will be backed by The Swelltones a six piece band, led by award winning Musical Director Joe Macri.

Local band Wolfpack Amadeus are an Australian rock band and regularly perform at all your favourite Outback venues. Delivering a delicious mix of classic Rock & Groove and ensuring you a great night full of live music and entertainment.