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Cairns Performing Arts Centre presents

A Salute to Roy Orbison

  • Fri 6th Mar 2020, 8:00 PM - 10:15 PM
  • 9-11 Florence St, Cairns City QLD 4870

Wesley Orbison proudly presents, direct from Las Vegas, A Salute to Roy Orbison, starring internationally renowned John Stephan.


This is the only show of its kind in the world and is officially endorsed & presented by Roy Orbison’s eldest son Wesley Orbison. Featuring spoken word from Wesley with a very personal narrative of Roy’s intriguing yet tragic life.


Superstar Roy Orbison was one of the world’s greatest and most successful Rock n Roll Music Legends of all time.


Internationally Renowned Artist John Stephan will be celebrating & and paying the ultimate homage to The Big O showcasing all his classic hits together with Roy Orbison’s massive 15 number 1 hits right across the world with a special touch to the hugely popular “The Traveling Wilburys”.


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"


Come and relive the glory days as singer songwriter John Stephan performs Roy Orbison’s iconic hits such as “Pretty Woman”, “Crying”, “I Drove All Night”, “Leah”, “Working For The Man”, “Blue Bayou “Only The Lonely”, “In Dreams”, “Blue Angel”, “You Got It”, “Running Scared” and many, many more.


“John Stephan is passionate as a lyricist and an extremely moving performer. I took one listen to this guy and decided I wanted to do everything in my power to help catapult John Stephan to the top!” Dann Huff (producer & guitarist – Michael Jackson, Celine Dion, Keith Urban, Faith Hill)


“By experiencing this show you could not get any closer to the late great music legend Roy Orbison” Tony Conway (Roy Orbison’s former booking agent)