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Upper Hutt Continues To Rock

9 Feb 2006

Another Two great nights at Harcourt Park-Upper Hutt

The Soundstage at Harcourt Park will host another two exciting outdoor concerts this weekend appealing to a wide age group.On Saturday "Summer Hummer " brings one of NZ's current top rock bands " Elemeno P ' and hip hop group "Fast Crew " to Upper Hutt.

Both bands recently played at "The Big Day Out ' in Auckland .They will be joined by singer Jade Eru and band Blitz06 to entertain both locals and visitors.Gates open at 4pm for a 5.30 pm show start.It is an alcohol free event with refreshments on sale at the concert.

Entry is only $5.00 to see some of NZ's top talent.

On Sunday night two top Salsa bands will take the stage for "Summer Heat '. The hugely popular Latin music will be a change from the swing theme of previous years . "Kantuta ' from Auckland are a five piece line up who have established a big following from appearances at gigs like the Waiheke Island Jazz Festival.

Their colourful range of nationalities including South America will ensure a session of lively music and song. The event has major support locally from the Rimutaka Trust. Free off road car parking will be available at the soccer fields at the end of Norbert Street . Further information is available from Upper Hutt i-SITE tel 04 527 2141 or www.summerhummer.co.nz

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