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Dance the Night Away

Wed, Jan 22 2014

At the Te Mata Park fundraiser … February 1 at the Black Barn Market. Tickets $35 each. Here are the details.



Black Barn are proud to present The Nudge, Tropical Downbeat Orchestra, Ben Throp and Intimate Strangers and Brother Charlie for one-off intimate concert in the summer market round on Saturday February 1st.

The Nudge is simply a must! Huge sounds – A concoction of a blues and rock base, with a deep swamp filling, and a raucous party crust.

The Tropical Downbeat Orchestra are infamous in The Bay. Their music is brooding, hypnotic, with jazz-infused notes and sophisticated improvisations weave seamlessly with an extremely well ‘greased’ rhythm section creating something sounding utterly fresh and ne

Ben Throp and The Intimate Strangers are fresh from the recent release of his latest album “House Warming” and are a blend clever elements of folk, blues, reggae, funk and jazz, delivered with thoughtful yet accessible lyrics.

Bring in DJ Brother Charlie a.k.a Rakai Karaitiana to bring raise the mood and you have a formidable group of musicians that will bring a concert like no other within the surrounds of the summer market round.

As part of this event Black Barn Vineyards are proud to support Te Mata Park and their significant efforts to bring to fruition the visitor centre.

The Te Mata Park Trust has long had a vision of establishing a Visitor & Education Centre within the Park to ensure the value of this wonderful community asset is maintained and protected. Partnering with Black Barn and other local stakeholders the trust is holding the concert as a fundraiser.

Get tickets here

ENDS

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