Entertainment

Simon Gallaher delights huge Gladstone audience

Simon Gallagher charmed audiences at the GECC on August 19 as part of Seniors Week 2014.
Simon Gallagher charmed audiences at the GECC on August 19 as part of Seniors Week 2014. Ebony Battersby

THE smooth and caressing voice of Simon Gallaher was received with rapturous applause at the Gladstone Entertainment Centre on Tuesday as part of Seniors' Week.

The joyous 900-strong crowd members were dancing in their seats, thoroughly entertained by the famous theatrical performer, singer, producer and pianist.

"We are having the most wonderful time today, the music is just beautiful," said audience member Joan Green.

"It's nice to get out among people and just enjoy the music."

The Port Curtis Respite Centre, Bindaree Lodge and Biloela Probus Club were just a selection of aged care facilities that jumped at the chance to be swooned by the Australian entertainer.

"He is just delightful, isn't he?" Cecile Johnston quizzed.

"It is amazing the effect music can have. I was a little cold before but I'm warm right through after listening to him."

Seniors' Week activities will continue for the duration of the week.

Topics:  gladstone entertainment gladstone entertainment centre seniors week



'Under the pump': Appeal for regional doctor support

Gladstone Valley Medical Centre has closed down.

Medicare rebate freeze blamed for healthcare pain.

Kin Kora expo celebrates National Literacy and Numeracy Week

THRILLED: Kin Kora State School principal Jorgen Neilson was pleased with the turnout for the school's first math expo supported by the Parents and Citizens committee.

Principal Neilson was thrilled with the turnout.

Local Partners

Proof Aussies get a raw deal on digital entertainment

IT PROBABLY doesn’t come as a surprise to you but new research shows just how much of a raw deal Aussies are getting on digital entertainment.

Karl Puschmann: Seinfeld takes on Seinfeld

'Jerry Before Seinfeld' was never going to deep-dive into Seinfeld's soul but it does offer one telling insight.

What's the deal with Jerry Seinfeld?

Robert Irwin stuns with nature photos

(Left) Robert Irwin is making a name for himself as a nature photographer. (right) A close-up by Robert Irwin.

Crikey! Robert Irwin sure knows his way around a camera.

Move over Bindi Irwin, we have the Fauna Fetchers

The Fauna Fetcher team Sophie and Bridget Thomson are passionate about wildlife and the environment.

Northern Rivers twins share their passion for wildlife

Pamela Anderson's boyfriend jealous of famous Australian

Adil Rami is wary of girlfriend Pamela Anderson’s crush.Source:Supplied

“He’s very brave and there’s nothing sexier than courage.”

Margot Robbie’s bizarre red carpet look

Australian actress Margot Robbie poses for photographers during the world premiere of Goodbye Christopher Robin in Leicester square in London.

ORANGE eye shadow, wet-look hair and a frilly, ill-fitting frock?

Aussie slays partner with virtual reality proposal

Reality and virtual reality collide. Picture: Supplied

He even managed to transport partner back to hometown