JPS Australia


Billy Graham Crusade 1979

Conservative protestant evangelist, Billy Graham, was in Sydney in April 1979 to present one of his crusades. These were big outdoor shows, attended by tens of thousands of people. Jands provided sound, lighting and the outdoor roof for the event. Date 20/5/1979 Randwick racecourse

Linda Ronstadt 1979

The Living in the U.S.A. Tour included concerts played in the U.S. as well as Australia and Japan. Jands Concert Productions supplied the sound, lighting and stage roof for the Australian leg of the tour. Dates: 16 February 1979 Sydney Showground 24 February 1979 Melbourne Cricket Grounds Band: Linda Ronstadt – Vocals Waddy Wachtel – […]

2SM Victoria Park Concert 1979

During the 1970s, radio station 2SM staged a series of free concerts in Sydney. The February 1979 concert turned out to be its last at Victoria Park and featured Dragon, The Angels, Split Enz, Kevin Borich and Sports. Sydney City Council subsequently banned outdoor shows there following complaints about crowd behaviour and damage to the […]

Rod Stewart 1979

The “Blondes ‘Ave More Fun Tour” was Rod Stewart’s second trip to Australia. For the outdoor shows the sound system was stacked on three levels and was powered by Jands J600S amplifiers. As in 1977, Patrick Woodroffe designed and operated the lighting which included PAR 64s, Altman Beamlights and Lekos along with a quantity of […]