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Catch Greg Johnson free at Mission Bay

Auckland City Council
Media release

19 February 2008

Catch Greg Johnson free at Mission Bay

Greg Johnson is making select appearances during a visit home from his current base of Los Angeles – and Music in Parks is pleased to have him performing free at Mission Bay’s Selwyn Reserve on Saturday, 1 March (4pm to 7pm) for Holden Astra Summer Sounds.

Auckland’s Rangitoto Island will create a stunning backdrop for Greg’s blend of wry wit, musical prowess and beautiful pop.

Anna Coddington, who began her career with indie band Duchess and spent much of 2005 and 2006 on tour with Anika Moa and Bic Runga as a backing singer, will front her own band before Greg’s performance.

Grab a picnic and come and check out some of New Zealand’s best music.

Auckland City Council’s 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, Ecover and NZ Rockshops.

Visit www.aucklandcity.govt.nz/mips for full Music in Parks programme details.

ENDS

Note to editors:

Music in Parks – Upcoming Holden Astra Summer Sounds concerts:
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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