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Free music mecca this Anniversary Weekend

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14 January 2005

Free music mecca this Anniversary Weekend
A free citywide music mecca of six events - including a street dance party, orchestras and bands jamming in parks - is planned by Auckland City this Anniversary Weekend.

The action is spread right across the three days:
- Dance acts Baitercell and Schumacher, Misfits of Science, Tha Feelstyle and DJ Logikal will perform to a massive Dancing in the Street party on Friday 28 January. It will be held from 8pm to midnight in closed-to-traffic Lorne Street, behind the St James Theatre
- A 6,000 strong crowd is expected to be jammin' in Pt Chev to the sounds of Che Fu, Fast Crew, 48 May and Goodnight Nurse on Monday 31 January. The Edge Jam in the Park concert will be held in Coyle Park, Point Chevalier from 2-6pm
- The golden sounds of the hugely popular Goldenhorse, ably supported by members of the Auckland Philharmonia, can be heard at the Solid Gold Saturday concert, held Tahaki Reserve in Mt Eden on Saturday 29 January, 5.30-9pm. This concert is supported by The Endeavour Charitable Trust
- Waiheke celebrates hot New Zealand talent with Goodnight Nurse, Spacifix, Goon and 4Eulogi performing at the "Little Day In" concert at Onetangi Sports Park, Saturday 29 January from 2pm onwards
- Enjoy a Sunday picnic at the ever popular Montana Jazz at the Rotunda and Drake Concert Series concerts at the Auckland Domain. This weekend features Mojave from 2-4pm and Doch (all the way from Australia) from 4.30-6pm.

Auckland City Music in Parks has plenty of music and plenty of space to enjoy it in this summer. Citizens are urged to grab some food and friends and head out to one of the city’s beautiful parks to enjoy some first class music. For more details check www.aucklandcity.govt.nz/mips or listen to The Edge 94.2FM.

These concerts are just some of more than 60 free events provided by Auckland City, in association with Radioworks, as part of the Ak@Play summer events programme.

Ends
Note to editors – Auckland City Music in Parks event calendar 28-31 January 2005
- Fri 28 January, Auckland City Music in Parks, Dancing in the Street #1
8pm – midnight, Lorne St, behind the St James Theatre, central city
Featuring Baitercell and Schumacher, Misfits of Science, Tha Feelstyle and DJ Logikal
Listen to 95bFM for details.
- Sat 29 January, Auckland City Music in Parks – “Waiheke’s Little Day In”
2pm onwards, Onetangi Sports Park, Waiheke Island
Featuring Goodnight Nurse, Spacifix, Goon and 4Eulogi
Listen to 94.2 The Edge for details.
- Sat 29 January, Auckland City Music in Parks, Solid Gold Saturday
5.30– 9pm, Tahaki Reserve, Mt Eden Rd, Mt Eden
Featuring Goldenhorse, the APO String Quartet and all the way from Australia, Doch
Listen to 93.4 Solid Gold for details.
- Sun 30 January, Auckland City Music in Parks, Montana Jazz at the Rotunda
2pm – 4pm, Band Rotunda, Auckland Domain, Newmarket
Featuring Mojave
Listen to 93.4 Solid Gold FM for details.
- Sun 30 January, Auckland City Music in Parks, Drake Concert Series
4.30pm – 6pm, Band Rotunda, Auckland Domain, Newmarket
Featuring all the way from Australia, Doch
Listen to Radio Pacific 702AM for details.
- Mon 31 January, Auckland City Music in Parks, Anniversary Day Concert, The Edge Jam in the Park
2pm – 6pm, Coyle Park, Pt Chevalier Rd, Pt Chevalier
Featuring Che Fu, Fast Crew, 48 May, and Goodnight Nurse
Listen to 94.2 The Edge for details.

ENDS

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