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Australian Singing Sensation John Stephan to Channel Legendary Roy Orbison at The Orleans Hotel and CasinoStephan to Perform Limited Run of "You Got It! A Salute to Roy Orbison" at The Orleans Hotel and Casino, Beginning Friday, September 28, 2012 (September 05, 2012)
LAS VEGAS, NV -- (Marketwire) -- 09/05/12 -- Australian singing sensation John Stephan makes his Las Vegas debut at The Orleans Hotel and Casino with a salute to the legendary Roy Orbison. With a voice filled with warmth, emotion and a four-octave range, "the voice from down under" will take audience members on an incredible trip through the storied career of Orbison, covering a multitude of his chart-topping hits. "You Got It! A Salute to Roy Orbison" premieres at The Orleans Showroom inside The Orleans Hotel and Casino for a limited run on Friday, Sept. 28.
A native of Sydney, Australia, John Stephan has shared the stage with many of the world's top musicians, including Randy Travis, Faith Hill, Kenny Chesney and Vince Gill, among others. With song credits including "Mascara," which climbed to number three on the United Kingdom and European country charts, and duets with Grammy Award-winning country star Vince Gill, Australian music legend John Williamson and country star Billy Dean, Stephan's voice has been featured on songs which have collectively sold more than 10 million albums worldwide. Apart from performing, Stephan is an accomplished songwriter and producer, with credits including Blake Shelton's "Good At Starting Fires" and "Just Because You Walk Away," which became the second most-played song in Eastern Europe in 2006.
"John Stephan is a vocalist of extraordinary ability," said multi Grammy Award-winner and Country Music Hall of Fame inductee Vince Gill. "He has the powerful voice and compelling stage presence of a superstar! In his songs he truly captures the emotions and power of music at its very best."
Channeling the distinctive, powerful voice and emotional ballads of his idol and musical influence, Stephan will take the audience on a journey through the renowned career of Roy Orbison, with live performances of his famous hits, including "Only the Lonely," "Crying," and the famed "Oh, Pretty Woman."
"We're thrilled for John Stephan to make his Las Vegas debut at The Orleans Hotel and Casino," said Adam Steck, founder and CEO of SPI Entertainment. "John is an unbelievable talent and we can't wait for Las Vegas to experience his salute to such a musical legend as Roy Orbison."
Produced by SPI Entertainment and presented by Wesley Orbison, John Stephan will perform "You Got It! A Salute to Roy Orbison" at The Orleans Showroom inside The Orleans Hotel and Casino from Friday, Sept.28 - Sunday, Sept. 30. Tickets are $29.95, $39.95 and $49.95 plus tax and applicable fees and are available at The Orleans Showroom Box Office, by calling 702-365-7075 or by visiting www.orleanscasino.com. All shows begin at 7:30 p.m. Nevada residents with a valid ID receive 50% off tickets of all price levels. For more information, please visit www.orbisonyougotit.com.
About SPI Entertainment
SPI Entertainment Inc. is a leading Production Company & Talent Agency with six successful resident award-winning shows in the entertainment capital of the world, Las Vegas, and more than 10 shows touring internationally.
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