The Australian Bee Gees Show comes to Ames

The Australian Bee Gees Show comes to Ames at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 20 at Stephens Auditorium. 

Courtesy of Iowa State Center

The Australian Bee Gees Show comes to Ames at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 20 at Stephens Auditorium. 

Melissa Garrett

Performing worldwide famous hits like “Stayin’ Alive” and “You Should Be Dancin’,” The Australian Bee Gees Show comes to Ames at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 20 at Stephens Auditorium.

In a multimedia tribute concert experience, The Australian Bee Gees Show recreates the look, sound and personality of The Bee Gees and is considered the world’s leading Bee Gees show.

The Bee Gees have sold more than 220 million records worldwide and have had at least 2,500 artists record their songs. Considered as one of the top five most successful recording artists of all time, The Bee Gees’ success is highly ranked among The Beatles, Michael Jackson, Paul McCartney and Elvis Presley.

Together for more than 17 years, The Australian Bee Gees Show features Matt Baldoni as Barry (guitar and vocals), Jack Leftley as Maurice (keyboard, guitar and vocals) and Paul Lines as Robin (vocals) from the Bee Gees. Brian Czach (drums) and David Inamine (bass guitar) additionally comprise The Australian Bee Gees’ band.

Baldoni is originally from Grass Valley, Calif., and holds a bachelor’s degree in Classical Guitar Performance from California as well as graduate studies in Studio/Jazz Guitar from the University of Southern California. His live touring credits include Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons among many others, and studio credits include the School of Rock film, Hilary Duff, Nike, Bank of America and others.

Leftley studied music at his father’s music school in Adelaide, South Australia, at an early age before joining his first professional cover band at 11 years old. Becoming quite an asset to the Melbourne, Australia, music scene, Leftley has peformed with top corporate acts such as “The Big Bang” and “The Baker Boys” as a vocalist and pianist. As a multi-intrumentalist and producer, Leftley has spent time in his own studio recording and engineering singles and albums for numerous up and coming artists in the United Kingdom and Australia.

Lines joined The Australian Bee Gees Show in 2010 after filling in for David Scott. He was brought on full time in 2011 to the touring lineup as Robin from the Bee Gees. Prior to joining the show, Lines was born and raised in Shepparton Victoria, Australia, and he formed his first band in high school. After moving to Brisbane, Australia, Lines had a solid solo career as well as a three-in-one tribute band, showcasing The Australian Neil Finn Tribute, The Vocal Chameleon featuring Diesel, John Farnham & Jimmy Barnes, and a well-received Brian Adams Tribute.

The Australian Bee Gees comes to Ames from the producers of RAIN — A Tribute to The Beatles, Let It Be, Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience and PFX — The Pink Floyd Experience.

Tickets are $26 for ISU students and additionally range among $20, $30, $40 and $49. Tickets are available for purchase via Ticketmaster and between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Stephens Auditorium Ticket Office.

For more information, visit the Iowa State Center’s Web Page for The Australian Bee Gees Show or visit the tour website