JON KEATS – Biography
Jon was born, raised and still lives in Liverpool. His first acting job after leaving drama school in 1990 was playing the part of John Lennon in the musical play “Imagine”. He went on to form the band “Instant Karma”. Focusing mainly on John’s solo career, they became one of the headline bands at Liverpool’s International Beatleweek for many years, as well as touring the UK and Europe extensively. In 2007, Jon was one of the first inductees into Liverpool’s Beatleweek Hall of Fame for his outstanding contribution to the festival.
Fast forward to today, and Jon is now a Director of Cavern City Tours, the company behind International Beatleweek, and of course, the owners of the Cavern – the most famous club in the world. As well as this, Jon still manages to perform five solo acoustic gigs a week in the Cavern as one of their resident artists, still paying tribute to John and the Beatles, as well as all of the other great bands to have performed at this legendary venue.
Jon and the rest of the Cavern team are delighted to be involved in this year’s AROTR, direct from Liverpool, paying tribute to those four lads from Liverpool!