Idol star proving his real potential

2009 Australian Idol Number 3 James Johnston will take to the stage at this year’s Warwick Rodeo.
2009 Australian Idol Number 3 James Johnston will take to the stage at this year’s Warwick Rodeo. Contributed

AUSTRALIAN Idol's third-place getter in 2009, James Johnston, has been making a name for himself wherever he performs.

In October, Warwick audiences will have their chance to see what all the fuss is about.

Warwick Tourism and Events CEO Tracy Vellacott said she was excited to be working with the Warwick Show and Rodeo Society organisers to bring one of Australia's hottest young country entertainers to the festival.

"James is going to perform a show at the Friday night Mardi Gras before heading down to the rodeo to share his talent with another huge crowd," she said.

"In talking with James' manager, we can expect a really polished performance. After all, this young man has been on the road for a few years now, learning his craft and carving out a name for himself in the music industry and he is hungry for even bigger success."

After receiving rave reviews for his performances away from Australian Idol, James has built a solid fan base everywhere he performs.

After busking and performing anywhere he could to support his music habit, his break finally came on the 2009 series of the show, where he made it all the way to the final show before the Sydney Opera House.

Determined to show he's no one trick pony, the fresh faced teenager from country New South Wales has quietly put together a three-hour show that encapsulates his talent as a singer, songwriter and a story teller, with maturity far beyond his years.

James will perform at the Rodeo Mardi Gras at 7.15pm and at the Warwick Rodeo at 9pm on Friday, October 26.

The Warwick Rodeo runs from October 22-28.

Topics:  australian idol, james johnston




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