That’s the Totally 80s tour, totally done.
The Totally 80s tour finished after 13 shows across Australia with a lineup you won’t see again in a hurry.
Getting around the country with Martika (so peaceful) Limahl (the New Romantic’s New Romantic) Paul Lekakis (Mr Boom Boom) Katrina (most fun and best drinks rider), Stacey Q (see taught me about Tibetan Buddhism) Wa Wa Nee (Paul Grey was the musical director that held the show together) Men Without Hats (Ivan has a very dry sense of humour) David Sterry of Real Life (great stories of the Australian music industry to tell), Berlin (as wild onstage as ever) plus a very experienced crew and dancers Ashlea McKee & Alison Grant was a unique experience akin to a wacky 80s family on tour.
The Hobart airport morning layover was the one where we stood out the most from the locals, looking forward to returning there as Host and MC on the Vengaboys tour in November.
Thank you to all the audiences across Australia, the best show was a packed Enmore Theatre in Sydney and the strangest show was Canberra, where security spent the night making anyone who stood up to dance, sit down at the Royal Theatre.
I even managed to introduce Limahl to a Kamahl album.
All in all, a wild couple of weeks.
Let’s do it again sometime…