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"RocKwiz" is Australia's premier live music trivia quiz TV program featuring an entertaining mix of celebrities, chat, music, and comedy.Hosted by Julia Zemiro and Brian Nankervis, each program features up to four musical celebrities and four contestants who play off for nothing more than the honour of winning. Guests perform a song with the RocKwiz Orkestra before joining together to close the show with a duet or ensemble song.RocKwiz is traditionally shot in The Gershwin Room at St Kilda's historic rock venue, The Espy, in Melbourne. RocKwiz also performs live at larger venues and festivals and have staged three successful national tours, each featuring an array of special guests.
Overflowing with music, traditions and tall tales and true, this episode sees sing-alongs, emotional memories, and a spot of River Dancing. Unearth finalist Montaigne performs 'I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For', Dan Kelly and cousins Memphis and Maddy Kelly reinterpret 'Nothing Compares 2 U', Henry Wagons salutes Thin Lizzy and the late Phil Lynott before the cast come together and close the show with 'Irish Heartbead' by Van Morrison and The Chieftains.
Up-and-coming singer-songwriter Olympia performs Joni Mitchell's 'Free Man in Paris'. Brian Cadd, a long-time fan of The Band plays keyboards and sings on ‘The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down' as well as Paul Dempsey's version of the Leonard Cohen song ‘First We Take Manhattan', with Vika and Linda Bull adding distinctive backing vocals. There are questions and riffs based on the music of The Guess Who, Alanis Morissette, and Rufus Wainwright.
The team high-steps across the ditch to New Zealand to pay tribute to Australia's Kiwi cousins. Vika and Linda play a short version of the Ray Columbus classic ‘She's a Mod', before New Zealand's Soul Queen, Hollie Smith, performs Bic Runga's 1997 hit ‘Sway'. Mark Williams sings ‘April Sun in Cuba', and talks about the late, great Marc Hunter and what makes New Zealand music special. Indie-dream pop duo and festival favourites Gypsy and the Cat perform the Split Enz song ‘I Got You' and as usual, everyone joins in for the closing number, this time a rousing rendition of The Swingers' iconic 1981 smash hit ‘Counting the Beat'.
In the final episode of the Salutes the Legends Season, Vika and Linda pay tribute to the song APRA voted Best Australian Song of All Time, 'Friday on My Mind'. They salute a couple of legendary songs from The Saints and the Divinyls, while Richard Clapton performs his 1982 hit 'I Am an Island', and Archie Roach previews a brand new song from his forthcoming album, before the whole cast performs 'From Little Things Big Things Grow' led by Archie and Emma Donovan.
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