Gen-R-8 - Biography

A blend of three part harmonies mixed with keyboards and percussion provide a soulful and high impact repertoire making Gen-R-8 one of Newcastle’s finest vocal acts.

The trio comprises the talents of Yianni Moratidis,Peter Young. Each member brings a style and strength that complements one another, providing the audience with something different to the usual musical act.

Since formed, Gen-R-8 has perfected its sound with regular performances around the club scene in Sydney and Newcastle. The trio delivers a repertoire of soulful Funk, Swing, Rock and R’n’B.

Yianni Moratidis (Vocals / Keys ) has been performing on stage since the age of 5, and can blend his voice to suit any style of music ranging from R&B to Jazz, Pop and Rock n Roll. He has performed Australia wide, performing at events such as the opening of the Sydney Harbour Tunnel, as well as the USA with the Young Stars Talent Team. People might remember Yianni from local trio DTY and another successful trio, THREE 27, who recently toured the UK and released the single Trust in Me, and also supported Vanessa Amorossi on her national tour.

Peter Young (Percussion/Vocals) With over 3,000 performance as a professional musician, Peter brings a wealth of musical experience and energy to Gen-R-8. He as a session player and on call musician, has performed on stage with numerous national and international acts, covering many styles of music.

Peter has recorded several albums, appeared on TV and Radio, received ARIA nominations, and is well known for his Jazz talents with the multi award winning band The Cool Dudes. Peter is a well respected and accomplished Drummer/Percussionist whom through his enthusiasm adds a dynamic groove to every Gen-R-8 live performance.


Gen-R-8 - Sample Setlist

24K Magic - Bruno Mars

All Night Long - Lionel Richie

Amazed - Lonestar

Bad – Michael Jackson

Bad case of loving you – Robert Palmer

Bad moon rising – Credence 

Beat It –Michael Jackson

Ben – Michael Jackson

Best Of My Life – The Emotions

Better Man – Robbie Williams

Billie Jean - Michael Jackson

Black Or White - Michael Jackson

Blame it on the boogie - Jackson 5

Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke

Boogie Wonderland - Earth, wind & fire

Bright side of the road - Van Morrison

Brown Eyed girl - Van Morrison

California Girls - Katy Perry

Call Me Maybe - Carly Rae

Can You Feel it -Jackson 5

Can't Stop The Feeling - Justin Timberlake

Can't Take My Eye Off - Frankie Valley

Can’t get enough - Barry White

Car Wash - Christina Aguilera

Celebration - Kylie

Closer - Ne-Yo

Cosmic Girl - Jamiroqui

Country boy - John Denver

Crazy little thing - Queen

Cup Of Life - Ricky Martin

Dance with somebody - Whitney Houston

Dec *63* - Franki Valli

Disco Inferno - 

Dj Got US Fallin In Love - Usher

Do you wanna dance - Cliff Richard

Don't Wanna Go Home - Jason Derulo

Don't you worry child - Swedish House 

Don’t be cruel – Elvis

Don’t Stop Till You Get - Michael Jackson

Down by the corner - Creedence

Dreadlock Holiday - 10CC

Dynamite - Taio Cruz

Everybody - Backstreet Boys

Feel Like Making Love - George Benson

Feel So Close - Calvin Harris

Follow Me - Uncle Kracker

Footloose - Kenny Logins

Forever -Chris Brown

Forget You - Cee Le Brown

Get Luck - Daft Punk

Give Me The Night - George Benson

Happy - Pharrell Willaims

Have told you lately - Van Morrison

Haven't Met You Yet - Michael Buble

Hey Baby - Do Otzi

Higher & Higher - Jimmy Barnes

Horses - Daryl Braithwaite

Hot Hot Hot - Arrow

Hot Potato - Wiggles

How deep is your love - Bee Gee's

How sweet it is - James Taylor

Hurts So Good - John Mellancamp

I Feel Good - James Brown

I Go To Rio - Peter Allen

I Got A Feeling - Black Eyed Peas

I Shot The Sheriff - Eric Clapton

I swear -All 4 One

I want you back - Jackson 5

I will survive - Gloria Gaynor

I wish - Stevie Wonder

I'm a believer - Smash Mouth

I'm So Excited - Pointer Sisters

Is This Love - Bob Marley

It had to be you - Harry Connick Jr

It Wasn't Me - Shaggy

It's Raining Men - Wheather Girls

It’s now or never - Elvis

Jok Med -Johnny O Keefe

Just A Gigolo - David Lee Roth

Just The Way You Are - Bruno Mars

Karma Chameleon - Boy George

Kiss - Tom Jomes

Knock on Wood - Amii Stewart

La freak - Chic

Labamba -Richie Vallens

Larger Than Life - Backstreet Boys

Leave your hat on - Joe Cocker

Let Me Entertain you - Robbie Williams

Let your love flow -

Let's Groove - Cdb                                                   

Livin La Vida - Ricky Martin                                    

Long Train Running - Dobbie Bros

Love is in the air - John Paul Young

Love x Love - George Benson

Lowdown -Boz 

Mack The Knife - Robbie Williams

Mambo 5 -Lou Bega

Man In The Mirror - Michael Jackson

Money's Too Tight - Simply red

Moondance - Van Morrison

More than a woman - Bee Gee's

Moves Like Jagger - Maroon 5

Mr Bojangles - Robbie Williams

Mustang sally

My Girl

Mysterious Girl - Peter Andre

Never Give Up - George Bensen

Never To Much - Luther Vandross

New York, New York - Frank Sinatra

Nutbush -Tina Turner

Off the Wall - Michael Jackson

Old time rock n roll

OMG - Usher

On The Beach - Chris Rhea

One More Time - Daft Punk

Party Rock Anthem - LMFAO

Play that funky - Wild Cherry

Pretty Vegas - INXS

Pretty woman

Proud Mary - Creedence

PYT - Michael jackson

Remember The Time - Michael jackson

Reminising - Little River Band

Respect -Aretha Franklin

Return Of The Mac - Mark Marrison

Rock My World - Michael Jackson                                               

Rock with you - Michael Jackson

Run around sue 

Save the Last Dace - Michael Buble

Savin all my love - Whitney Houston

Scream - Usher

Senorita - Justin Timberlake 

September - Earth, wind & fire

Sexy And I Know It - LMFAO

Sexy Bitch - Akon

Sexyback - Justin Timberlake

Shake a tail feather - Ray Charles

Shake Your Body - Jackson 5

Shake your groove thing

She Bang's - Ricky Martin                                               

Signed, Sealed, Delivered - Stevie Wonder

Smooth - Santana

Stayin' Alive - Bee Gees

Steal My Kisses - Ben Harper

Street Life - Randy Crawford

Stuck in the middle - Steelers wheel

Sunday Morning - Maroon 5

Superstitious - Stevie Wonder

Sussudio - Phil Collins

Sway - Michael Buble

Sweat - Snoop Dog

Sweet home - Blues Brothers

Tear Drops - Womack & Womack

Teddy bear - Elvis

That’s what friends - Stevie Wonder

The Gambler - Kenny Rogers

The Lazy Song - Bruno Mars

The Prayer - Anthony Callea

This Love - Maroon 5

Three times a lady - Lionel Richie

Too Close - Blue

Treasures - Bruno Mars

Treat Her Right - George 

Turn Me On - Kevin Little

Turn Up The Music - Chris Brown

Two Hearts - Phil Collins

Under my Skin - Frank Sinatra

Volare - Dean Martin

Wake me up -WHAM!

Walkin by myself -Gary Moore

Wanna Be Startin Something - Michael Jackson

Wannabe -Spice Girls

Waterfalls - TLC

Waterloo - ABBA

Way you make me feel - Michael Jackson

When you say nothing - Ronan Keating

Who Do you think You Are - Spice Girls

Without You - Usher

Yeah 3X -Chris Brown

YMCA - Village People

You make me feel like - Leo Sayer

You to me - Barry White

You'll Never Find - Michael Buble

You’re the Voice - John Farnham 

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9th December
Huntlee Tavern
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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15th December
Karuah RSL
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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16th December
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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23rd December
Hamilton North BC
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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29th December
Wests Nelson Bay
8:30 PM - 11:30 PM
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30th December
8:30 PM - 11:30 PM
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31st December
Wests New Lambton
8:30 PM - 12:30 AM
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