Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 

Lindon Puffin Plays Cathedral Square


Lindon Puffin Plays Cathedral Square

Free Friday Lunchtime Concert, Cathedral Square, Friday 30 May, 12.15pm to 1.15pm. Guitarist/ singer/songwriter Lindon Puffin plays in Cathedral Square this Friday lunchtime as part of Christchurch City Council Leisure's Free Friday Lunchtime Concert Series and New Zealand Music Month.

His Creative NZ funded 'Really Real Tour' consists of 46 shows in 42 towns & cities from the Swamp Palace in Kaitaia all the down to the South Sea Hotel in Stewart Island. In addition to this, 30 High School musical workshops have been incorporated into an itinerary, which spans 4 months, concluding back where it began in Christchurch at the Dux de Lux on the 29th May 2002

The tour coincides with the release of his self funded/recorded debut solo album 'Stuff Like That' from which the first two singles 'Rock no More' and 'Thing called Love' have been chosen to appear on NZ on Air Indie Hit Disks 19 & 20 respectively. Rock no More went on to achieve nationwide airplay, featuring as the theme track on a recent award winning TV2 short film.

Ex front man for successful Christchurch glam pop group 'The Puffins', Lindon describes his up beat solo approach as 'wooden punk'. Wooden in a sense honest acoustic kiwi feel, and punk because of the lively interactive show.

"I love telling the stories behind the songs and getting the audience involved.' He says, " A good show has it's own life; it's got to be spontaneous. I try hard to let go and roll with the moment, that's why I gave up using set lists."


© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Scoop 3.0: How You Can Help Scoop’s Evolution

Entering into its third decade of operation, the Scoop news ecosystem is set to undergo another phase of transformation and evolution.

We have big plans for 2018 as we look to expand our public interest journalism coverage, upgrade our publishing infrastructure and offer even more valuable business tools to commercial users of Scoop. More>>

 
 

Speaking Of Transport: Public Engagement On Wellington Scenarios

“Our work on possible solutions for Wellington’s transport future is ongoing, but has progressed to the stage where we’re ready to share our ideas with the public and seek their feedback to help guide our next steps...” More>>

ALSO:

Parental Leave: National's Time-Sharing Change Fails

National has proposed a change to the Parental Leave and Employment Protection Amendment Bill that would allow both parents to take paid parental leave at the same time, if that is what suits them best. More>>

ALSO:

Train Free Thursday: Workers Strike To Defend Terms Of Employment

"They signed up to these conditions a year ago when they got the contract for Wellington's rail services. Now they're trying to increase profits by squeezing frontline workers." More>>

ALSO:

Seclusion: Ombudsman Emphasises Importance Of Monitoring

Disability Rights Commissioner Paula Tesoriero says that while there have been changes to the Education (Update) Amendment Act 2017 to prohibit the use of seclusion, the report is an important reminder of the importance of regular monitoring of schools. More>>

ALSO:

United Future History: "All Good Things Must End"

'We’re extremely proud of what we’ve achieved over the past 15 years, working alongside the government of the day, both National and Labour.' Mr Light told members on Monday. More>>

Gordon Campbell: On The TPP Outcome, And The Hobbit Law

Somehow the Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal has come lurching back from the dead – and as predicted in this column last week, the member countries gathered in Vietnam have announced a deal in broad principle, shunted aside until a later date the stuff on which they don’t agree, and declared victory. More>>

Agreeing To Differ: Greens Maintain Opposition To TPPA
“The Green Party has long opposed the TPPA. The new proposed deal, which came out of the weekend’s talks, still contains key ISDS concessions to corporations that put our democracy at risk, so our position remains the same,” said Green Party trade spokesperson Golriz Ghahraman. More>>

ALSO:

Monitoring Report: A New Chapter For Children’s Rights In New Zealand?

The Children’s Commissioner is calling on the country to embrace children’s rights to ensure their overall well-being. More>>

ALSO:

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL
 
 

Featured InfoPages

Opening the Election