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The Checks at Shore Sounds Depot Showcase

The Checks at Shore Sounds Depot Showcase

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North Shore City media release

Shore Sounds Depot Showcase

March 04, 2008

The Checks, fresh back from touring overseas, played a lively home-coming show to a 1500 strong crowd at Devonport’s Windsor Reserve last Friday as part of North Shore City’s Shore Sounds Free Summer Concerts series.

The much talked about weather bomb stayed away just long enough to allow this showcase to proceed which was a relief as poor weather has forced the cancellation of three Shore Sounds, including last Saturday’s SJD show.

The Depot Showcase featured five bands who have been assisted by Devonport’s The Depot Artspace, a community organization that supports and helps develop those involved in the arts.

Performing bands included, The Early Birds, Brand New Math, Death In Gaza, Liquorice Twists and local legends The Checks.

If you are one of the three people, highlighted and numbered in the crowd photo from Friday night, you have won yourself a free Shore Sounds summer pack.

To collect this pack, simply cut the photo out and present it in person at the North Shore City Council’s head office reception, and you will be issued your free pack.

The next two Shore Sounds shows are this weekend, with Little Bushman at Onepoto Domain on Saturday, and Scribe, Elemeno P, Atlas and Goodnight Nurse at Onewa Domain on Sunday.

Please note, the Onewa Rd off-ramp and on-ramp will be closed, so northbound visitors will have to get off the motorway at Stafford Rd or Northcote Rd.

Look our for detour signs on the day, and go to for more details.

For more information on Shore Sounds, artists or locations, please visit:


Date Artist Venue Park
Sat 16 The Brunettes Mairangi Bay Park Confirmed
Sat 23 Che Fu Browns Bay Beach Reserve Confirmed
Sun 24 Greg Johnson Little Shoal Bay, Birkenhead Confirmed
Fri 29 Depot showcase Windsor Reserve, Devonport Confirmed

Sat 1 SJD Mairangi Bay Park Confirmed
Sat 8 Little Bushman Onepoto Domain, Northcote Confirmed
Sun 9 Scribe/Atlas/Elemeno P/Goodnight Nurse Onewa Domain, Northcote Confirmed
Sat 15 Batucada Sound Machine Takapuna Beach Reserve, Takapuna Confirmed
Sat 29 Cornerstone Roots Centennial Park, Campbells Bay Confirmed
Sun 30 One Million Dollars Fort Takapuna, Narrowneck Beach Confirmed

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