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CBD parks alive with the sound of Music in Parks

Media advisory

18 December 2013

CBD parks alive with the sound of Music in Parks

Parks across Auckland’s CBD will be alive with the music of Auckland Council Music in Parks and the silver screen showings for Movies in Parks this summer.

These events are part of Auckland Council’s Music and Movies in Parks’ fantastic line up of free outdoor entertainment.

Cr Alf Filipaina, Chair Arts, Culture and Events Committee says that these events are a great chance to enjoy Auckland’s CBD during the summer.

“The CBD is not just about stores and universities, there are some great parks in our central suburbs, which are perfect for these types of events,” he says.

Filipaina continues, “No matter what part of Auckland you are from, why not grab the whānau and head in to the city and make a day of it.”

Music and Movies in Parks runs from Saturday 11 January until Saturday 22 March 2014 and features more than 70 musical acts and 18 movies in parks across Auckland.

A full listing of events across Auckland can be found online at:

Movies in Parks http://www.moviesinparks.co.nz/
Music in Parks http://www.musicinparks.co.nz/

Auckland CBD specific events:

Auckland Domain Band Rotunda

Aero Jazz Quartet & The Alan Brown Quartet
Sunday 12 January 2014
2pm - 5pm

Mark Baynes presents Quantum Blue & the Henrique Morales Quintet
Sunday 19 January 2014
2pm - 5pm

The Mira Lacey Ensemble, 2five9 & friends
Sunday 26 January 2014
2pm - 5pm

Equinox Jazz Quartet & Allana Goldsmith
Sunday 2 February 2014
2pm - 5pm

Auckland Jazz Orchestra & Spiral
Sunday 9 February 2014
2pm - 5pm

Auckland Domain Wintergardens

Tom Rodwell and Storehouse & The Coco Davis Band
Sunday 2 March 2014
3pm - 6pm

Beyondsemble, The Pipi Pickers & Steven Nai
Sunday 9 March 2014
3pm - 6pm

Grey Lynn Park
(MOVIE) Eagle vs Shark
Saturday 25 January 2014
6.30pm - 10pm (approx.)
Movie starts at approx. 8.30pm

Gunslingers Ball presents; Eb & Sparrow, The Broadsides, Tattletale Saints, Tami Neilson, Ten String Symphony
Sunday 23 February 2014
3pm - 7pm

ENDS

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