Saturday, 11 February 2017 5:45 PM Export event
As part of Kickin' Country 2017
GOLDEN GUITAR FINALIST
STANDLEY STRIKES AGAIN!
JUSTIN’S story and entry into the Australian country music industry is the stuff of legends. Booted from the X Factor 2012 after a controversial decision by Ronan Keating and Mel B; into a year of recording and touring Australia with the Tamworth based Lindsay Butler Showband; hitting rock bottom after the Toyota Star Maker Finals 2014; before clawing his way back to become one of Australia’s most sought after country festival and club performers with a 2017 Golden Guitar nomination for best new talent. What a journey!!
While JUSTIN’s latest no.1 hit, Beechworth Gold, still sits high in the top 10, he has released a personal song dedicated to Ophelia, one of the daughters he spent the best part of 12 years trying to find.
“I auditioned for the X Factor on Opho’s 18th birthday in 2012. I wrote this song for her 21st birthday and she was actually in the studio when we recorded it with MATT FELL. It was a very special moment. I’m so proud of her. Opho is a full-time presenter in Broken Hill on 2BH/Hill FM.”
“Sweet Ophelia” is the 6th single from JUSTIN’s 2016 album release “Hold On To Love”, which has already spawned five top 10 hits (including two at no.1)
JUSTIN STANDLEY is an Australian country music singer-songwriter and entertainer. Justin shot to prominence as a Top 12 Finalist on the X Factor in late 2012 on his quest to find his missing children. He is recognised by millions of people as a great musical talent and big hearted man. Justin's impressive vocal ability, song-writing and warm personality has made a popular performer at festivals and clubs in Australia and overseas.
Venue: Zodiac Lounge
No reserved seating available.
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