It has long been acknowledged by many that this “Aussie King of Country Rock” is the “ULTIMATE SHOWMAN”, and it has also been stated by some of the greatest critics in the world of show biz that JADE HURLEY is quote … “The hardest act for anyone to follow on stage”.
He was awarded the highly prestigious ORDER OF AUSTRALIA MEDAL (OAM) for his contribution and hard work within the entertainment industry encouraging and nurturing young talent, and for his tireless performances and appearances over many years in aid of charitable organizations including The Arthritis Foundation … The Heart Foundation . . . Camp Quality (kids with cancer) … The Australian Cancer Foundation for Medical Research.
From the first minute he hits the stage, long standing fans whose ages range from 9 to 90 (including the Baby Boomers he refers to as “Re-Cycled Teenagers”), plus those seeing his show for the first time he refers to as his “Jade Hurley Virgins” … he has a lot of fun with the total audience. They clap their hands, they stamp their feet, and they rock and sway from side to side and sing along with every song as well as laugh their heads off at some of Jade’s “comical antics”. It’s no wonder, as this “country-rock and show-biz experience” includes classics like Status Quo’s “Rockin’ All Over The World” …” … Bob Seger’s “Old Time Rock & Roll” … Johnny Preston’s “Running Bear” … Buddy Holly’s “Oh Boy” and “Peggy Sue” … Little Richard’s “Lucille” … Johnny Cash’s “Ring of Fire” … Jerry Lee Lewis’s “Great Ball Of Fire” … Del Shannon’s “Runaway” … Chuck Berry’s “Sweet Little Sixteen” … the Eddie Hodges novelty hit “I’m Gonna Knock On Your Door” … and his spectacular piano classic “Chariots Of Fire” … and a piano rock ’n’ roll version of the “Jimmy Crack Corn” … PLUS his number 1 latest hit “I Don’t Look Good Naked Anymore” … among dozens of others.
Benefit for Make-A-Wish Foundation