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

All Night Long Loinel Richie
Amazed Lonestar
Bad Michael Jackson
Bad case of loving you Robert Palmer
Bad moon rising Credence
Beat It Michael Jackson
Beautiful People Chris Brown
Ben Michael Jackson
Best Of My Love The Emotions
Better Man Robbie Williams
Billie Jean Michael Jackson
Black magic woman Santana
Black Or White Michael Jackson
Blame it on the boogie Jackson 5
Blurred Lines Robin Thicke
I’m a believer Smash Mouth
Boogie Wonderland Earth, wind & fire
I’m So Excited Pointer Sisters
Bright side of the road Van Morrison
In The Stone Earth, Wind & Fire
Brown eyed girl Van Morrison
Is This Love Bob Marley
Calendar girl Neil Sadaka
It had to be you Harry Connick Jr
California Girls Katy Perry
Its now or never Elvis
Call Me Maybe Carly Rae
It’s Raining Men Wheather Girls
Can You Feel it Jackson 5
Jok Med Johnny O Keefe
Can’t get enough Barry White
Just A Gigolo David Lee Roth
Canned heat Jamiroquai
Just The Way You Are Bruno Mars
Can’t Take My Eye Off Frankie Valley
Karma Chameleon Boy George
Car Wash Christina Aguilera
Kiss Tom Jomes
Celebration Kylie
Knock on Wood Amii Stewart
Closer Ne-Yo
La freak Chic
Cosmic Girl Jamiroqui
Labamba Richie Vallens
Country boy John Denver
Leave your hat on Joe Cocker
Crazy little thing Queen
Let Me Entertain you Robbie Williams
Cup Of Life Ricky Martin
Let your love flow
Dance with somebody Whitney Houston
Let’s Groove Cdb
Dec *63* Franki Valli
Livin Doll Cliff Richards
Disco Inferno
Livin La Vida Ricky Martin
Dj Got US Fallin In Love Usher
Long Train Running Dobbie Bros
Do you wanna dance Cliff Richard
Love is in the air John Paul Young
Don’t be cruel – Elvis
Love x Love – George Benson
Don’t Stop Till You Get – Michael Jackson
Lowdown – Boz
Don’t Wanna Go Home – Jason Derulo
Mack The Knife – Robbie Williams
Don’t Wanna Go Home – Jason Derulo
Mambo 5 – Lou Bega
Don’t you worry child – Swedish House
Man In The Mirror – Michael Jackson
Down by the corner – Creedence
Man In The Mirror – Michael jackson
Dreadlock Holiday – 10CC
Money’s Too Tight – Simply red
Dynamite – Taio Cruz
Moondance – Van Morrison
Feel Like Making Love – George Benson
More than a woman – Bee Gee’s
Feel So Close – Calvin Harris
Moves Like Jagger – Maroon 5
Fine China – Chris Brown
Mr Bojangles – Robbie Williams
Follow Me – Uncle Kracker
Mustang sally – The Commitments
Footloose – Kenny Logins
Mysterious Girl – Peter Andre
Forever – Chris Brown
Never Can Say – Jackson 5
Forget You – Cee Le Brown
Never Give Up – George Bensen
Get Luck – Daft Punk
Never To Much – Luther Vandross
Give Me Everything Tonight – Pitbull
New York, New York – Frank Sinatra
Give Me The Night – George Benson
Nutbush – Tina Turner
Gold – Guy Sebation
Off the Wall – Michael Jackson
Good Times – Cdb
Old time rock n roll
Hangover – Taio Cruz
OMG – Usher
Have told you lately – Van Morrison
On The Beach – Chris Rhea
Haven’t Met You Yet – Michael Buble
One More Time – Daft Punk
Hey Baby – Do Otzi
One More Time – Daft Punk
Higher & Higher – Jimmy Barnes
Party Rock Anthem – LMFAO
Hit The Lights – Jay Sean
Play that funky – Wild Cherry
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 like The Way You – Bodyrockers
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
Pretty Vegas – INXS
Teddy bear – Elvis
Pretty woman
That’s what friends – Stevie Wonder
Proud Mary – Creedence
The Gambler – Kenny Rogers
PYT – Michael jackson
The Lazy Song – Bruno Mars
Remember The Time – Michael jackson
The Prayer – Anthony Callea
Reminising – Little River Band
This Love – Maroon 5
Respect – Aretha Franklin
Three times a lady – Lionel Richie
Rock My World – Michael Jackson
Too Close – Blue
Rock with you – Michael Jackson
Treasures – Bruno Mars
Run around sue
Treat Her Right – George
Save the Last Dace – Michael Buble
Turn Me On – Kevin Little
Savin all my love – Whitney Houston
Turn Up The Music – Chris Brown
Scream – Usher
Two Hearts – Phil Collins
Senorita – Justin Timberlake
Under my Skin – Frank Sinatra
September – Earth, wind & fire
Volare – Dean Martin
Sexy And I Know It – LMFAO
Wake me up – WHAM!
Sexy Bitch – Akon
Walkin by myself – Gary Moore
Sexyback – Justin Timberlake
Wanna Be Startin – Michael Jackson
Shake a tail feather – Ray Charles
Waterloo – ABBA
Shake Your Body – Jackson Five
Way you make me feel – Michael Jackson
Shake Your Body – Jackson 5
When you say nothing – Ronan Keating
Shake your groove thing
Without You – Usher
She Bang’s – Ricky Martin
Yeah 3X – Chris Brown
Signed, Sealed, Delivered – Stevie Wonder
YMCA – Village People
Smooth – Santana
You make me feel like – Leo Sayer
Stayin’ Alive – Bee Gees
You to me – Barry White
Steal My Kisses – Ben Harper
You’ll Never Find – Michael Buble
Street Life – Randy Crawford
Young Hearts
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

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29th June
8:00 PM - 11:30 PM
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6th July
8:00 PM - 11:30 PM
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12th July
Wests New Lambton
9:30 PM - 12:30 AM
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27th July
Cardiff RSL
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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2nd August
Edgeworth Bowling Club
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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3rd August
Harrigans Irish Pub
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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9th August
8:00 PM - 11:30 PM
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21st September
Mex Club
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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