Ipswich Civic Centre, 50 Nicholas Street Ipswich

Presented by Ipswich Civic Centre.

Lucky Starr is one of the founding members of the Australian Pop Music Industry. A regular on television shows such as Bandstand and also hosted Six O’clock Rock for one season. He also made regular appearances on Mavis Bramston, Revue 60–61, In Melbourne Tonight, Sing Sing Sing, plus many other entertainment shows.

In 1962 Lucky recorded a hit record “I’ve Been Everywhere“, which to date still remains one of Australia’s all time favourites. The record received the highest accolade in the music industry, the Platinum Award.

1963 saw Lucky performing in the United States on the Nevada Circuit, The Flamingo in Las Vegas, The Mapes in Reno and Harvey’s in Lake Tahoe. Also in the same year Lucky signed a recording contract with Dot Records in Los Angeles, releasing five singles. His agency was Coast Artist, signing performers such as Harry Belafonte, Jimmy Rodgers and Billy Eckstein. As a result of his American trips, Lucky was invited to work the Hilton Hotel Chain world wide spending several years working these prestigious rooms.
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Wednesday 09th October 2019 at 10:00 - 11:15