has taken the Australian Entertainment Industry by storm and has got
everyone talking about the new 'Roy Orbison'! It's hard to believe that
it would be at all possible to have the vocal quality and range of the
late 'Roy Orbison' - Dean HAS such a gift!
"An unbelievable talent !" (leading radio broadcaster, Alan
often, the description of 'magnificent', 'unbelievable', 'next best
thing' and 'uncanny' are used to describe those unique entertainers who
choose to emulate their chosen idol. In this case, there are really no
adjectives to fully sum up Dean Bourne's special talent - that of being
arguably Australia's finest exponent of the late great 'Roy Orbison'.
performing at the ripe old age of 10 and by the time he had reached 15
he had conquered the local clubs, pubs and restaurants, but he would
find his destiny same years later.
Dean auditioned for the talent show 'Follow that Dream' - a showcase of
look-a-likes and sound-a-likes. He overwhelmingly won both the audience
and judges Grand Final.
success was noticed by the producers of 'Idolz in Concert', who immediately
signed Dean to appear as the popular 'Roy Orbison' in their show.
In the year
2000, Dean ventured into his own fully produced tribute to 'Roy
Orbison'. The show to date, is receiving rave reviews from the harshest
critics and his popularity can be gauged by the fact that he has filled
every auditorium (Twin Towns Services Club, Rooty Hill RSL, Blacktown
Workers) in which he has performed with the venues immediately rebooking
the show in the earliest possible time.
work was recognized in 2002, just 2 years post inception 'Orbison The
Tribute' received an ACE Award nomination in the best 'Tribute Show'
category. In 2003, Dean's show has again for an ACE Award and also nominated for a prestigious
Australian Entertainment 'MO' Award in the 'Best Variety Production
TRIBUTE' - with the cream of Australia's musicians and backing
vocalists, takes the audience on a whirlwind journey back through
recording history. Handled with honesty, taste and professionalism
through some of the greatest musical memories of our time.
- Don't miss
the show of a lifetime, DEAN BOURNE'S 'ORBISON: THE TRIBUTE'