- Give Me Saturday Nights -
American born artist Mark Lizotte launched onto the Australian charts as the leader of Johnny Diesel and the Injectors. Some 30 years later Diesel is still rocking Saturday nights around the nation. Johnny Diesel and the Injectors moved to Sydney in 1987 to establish themselves. They quickly became known for Diesel's extraordinary versatility on the guitar and his rich, soulful voice. The debut album shipped platinum and entered the charts at #2. It was the biggest-selling album of 1989.
‘Hepfidelity’, Diesel's first album under his own name in 1992 was a mega-platinum smash and earned him ARIAs for Best Album and Best Male Talent. He is one of only a select few Artists to win a Best Male Talent ARIA three times along with John Farnham, Alex Lloyd and Gotye).
A non-stop six years that included extensive touring, recording and starting a family was capped in 1996 with the ‘Short Cool Ones’ project with blues harp player Chris Wilson. He was discovered all over again, teaming up with legendary producers Jerry Harrison and Gavin Mackillop for the ‘Lost Soul Companion’ album. In 2002, Diesel and family moved back to Australia.
Back in Australia, and back on a roll, the albums and the tours kept. Diesel is now celebrating 30 years in music with a newly curated collection of songs.
The new album Diesel 30 – The Greatest Hits is out now and features 14 Top 40 hits, including Tip Of My Tongue, Come To Me and Soul Revival... plus the new song, Give Me Saturday Night. Continuing to light up Saturday Nights on this special 30th anniversary tour, Diesel has now added a bunch of solo shows to his Give Me Saturday Night National Tour. Don’t miss Diesel performing a 'best of' collection of tracks in solo mode in venues across the country.
Saturday 1 June 2019 at 8.15pm
Tickets are on sale and can be purchased over the phone on (02) 6559 9110,
at Club reception or online via the book tickets button.