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Wellington Music Showcase

28 October 2005

Showcase Wellington Coming Soon

Showcase Wellington brings music and music related businesses, particularly in the film and television industries into direct contact with Wellington Music. Music and screen are supported by many of the same marketing, distributing, retailing, duplicating, performing and licensing organizations. Showcase Wellington brings together as many industry-related businesses and organisations as possible that will benefit from greater awareness of Wellington Music.

Held over two nights at Bodega, there will be opportunities to see and experience local music (live, recorded and video) during an evening of hospitality, entertainment and networking.

Thursday November 24: “The Business End” – An exciting programme of new and breaking Wellington Music together with a small complementary Trade Showcase that will provide an opportunity to promote of Wellington music businesses.

Digital listening posts with database of Wellington artists arranged by genre.

* Electronic guest book * Meet and Greet function for artists and industry related business * Featuring live performances beginning every 30 minutes. * Big screen acknowledgement of sponsors and supporters * Merchandise available from the Trade Expo * 60 VIPs situated in Room 101 with food, bar tender, complimentary drinks, live video and sound feed. * 150 preferential tickets for the Meet and Greet with food, complimentary drinks, live video and sound
feed, seating and tables, VIP bar service. * 250 public tickets for the Showcase allowing industry representatives the opportunity to gauge audience
response in a live music venue.

The Business End features live performances by:

OdESSA: Garage R'n'B - the sound of funk, power-pop with a twist of jazz and a spit of country. Mon Ami: Energetic country folk rock Zirka: Unconventional 15 piece jazz orchestra with lashings of Turkish influence. Autumn Stone: Their live show really should come with an epilepsy warning! Charlie Ash: Neo New Wave Post Punkers living with memories of Debbie, Souixie and Cyndi The Henderson Experience: Regional Rockquest Winners - a blend of deep felt harmonies and sobering messages.

Friday: “The package Birthday Party” – The showcase continues on Friday November 25 with a public focus. Encompassing The Package Birthday Party we are able to acknowledge the support that Wellingtons' creative industries receive from the weekly gig guide that features local artwork as well as reviews and news.

The package Birthday Party features live performances by:

Sequoya: Mellow sounds and cool grooves Beetrootz: Mainstream hip hop featuring Wellington and role model messages Rhombus Sound System: Guaranteed to put a smile on your face and stay in your head for weeks.


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