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Kiwi legend at Coyle Park

Auckland City Council
Media release

17 January 2008

Kiwi legend at Coyle Park

Kiwi legend Don McGlashan takes to the stage with his band The Seven Sisters at Pt Chevalier’s Coyle Park for another dose of Holden Astra Summer Sounds on Auckland Anniversary Day, Monday, 28 January.

Don McGlashan is a taonga (treasure) of New Zealand music, who tells stories of the land and its people. He has won many prestigious awards and composed for numerous films and television shows, including Sundance Film Festival favourite No.2.

Other acts include ex-pat Australian Tim Guy and the Heavy Jones Trio.

Holden Astra Summer Sounds is part of Auckland City Council’s Music in Parks programme, celebrating 15 summers of free, live Kiwi music in our spectacular open spaces.

Music in Parks 2008 is proudly sponsored by Holden Astra and Drake International, and supported by New Zealand Community Trust (NZCT), The Lion Foundation, Radioworks (Solid Gold, The Breeze, More FM, Radio Live and Kiwi FM), 95bFM, Mission Bay The Promenade, Ecover and NZ Rockshops.

Visit for full Music in Parks programme details.


Note to editors:

Music in Parks – Upcoming Holden Astra Summer Sounds events

Saturday, 26 January, 2pm to 9pm
Holden Astra Summer Sounds – Waiheke’s Little Day In
Featuring Billy TK Junior, Unity Pacific and Ben Kara, and other local talent
Onetangi Sports Park, Waiheke Island

Monday, 28 January, 3pm to 6pm
Holden Astra Summer Sounds – Coyle Park
Featuring Don McGlashan and The Seven Sisters, Tim Guy, and the Heavy Jones Trio
Coyle Park, Point Chevalier

Sunday, 24 February, 4pm to 7pm
Holden Astra Summer Sounds – Sturges Park
Featuring Ardijah and Chong-Nee
Sturges Park, Otahuhu

Friday, 29 February, 6pm to 9.30pm
Holden Astra Summer Sounds – Blues at Blockhouse Bay
Featuring Midge Marsden, and Tom Sharplin and the Cadillacs
Blockhouse Bay Beach Reserve

Saturday, 1 March, 4pm to 7pm
Holden Astra Summer Sounds – Selwyn Reserve
Featuring Greg Johnson and Anna Coddington
Selwyn Reserve, Mission Bay

Sunday, 9 March, 3pm to 6pm
Holden Astra Summer Sounds – Maori Music at Parks
Featuring The Kingites, Brother Love and Billy TK senior.
Point England Reserve, Glen Innes

Friday, 28 March, 5.30pm to 8.30pm
Holden Astra Summer Sounds – Te Wero Island
Featuring Sean James Donnelly and One Million Dollars.
Te Wero Island, Viaduct Harbour

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