Guitar virtuoso Nathan Cavaleri will head to Bulli's Heritage Hotel on November 1, as part of his Demons national tour.
The child prodigy who was a regular of the Australian small screen, is celebrating the release of his first solo album since he was signed to Michael Jackson's record label at the age of 12.
To coincide, the musician's extraordinary life will be featured in an episode of Australian Story on Monday August 3 on the ABC.
After battling with leukaemia, the Starlight Foundation helped the aspiring guitarist meet his hero Mark Knopfler (of Dire Straights), attracting the attention of the media.
By age ten, Nathan was making regular appearances on Hey Hey It's Saturday and had toured the country extensively playing sold out arenas with Jimmy Barnes and Diesel, by twelve he'd toured the world and played with BB King, Etta James, Bonnie Raitt, and had made guest appearances on all the big American TV talk shows.
The child star was pursued by Prince and Madonna, and a bidding war ensued, with the guitarist eventually signing to Michael Jackson's MJJ Records.
Seven years after his diagnosis, Cavaleri was given a clean bill of health at age thirteen. He recorded several records, starred in Camp Nowhere - a Disney film alongside Jessica Alba - and an episode of Baywatch.
After one final tour with BB King, Nathan decided to take a break. He came back to Australia and started a blues rock band with Col Hatcham from The Screaming Jets, dropping releases and touring extensively before suffering adrenal fatigue and severe anxiety which spiraled into depression and saw Nathan step away from the stage.
He's since taken a number of years to work on his health, and is now ready to return to the stage.
As of August, the Demons tour will embark on various locations around NSW, SA, Victoria and Queensland from October through to December. Cavaleri has also been added to the Bluesfest lineup for April 2021 in NSW.
For tickets to the Bulli show, visit: www.oztix.com.au
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