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International Music Festival on Waiheke Island This Easter

International Music Festival on Waiheke Island This Easter - “Jazz and a whole lot more”

Over 100 musicians perform in an all-star line-up on Waiheke Island this Easter.

The Phoenix Foundation headline the Good Friday Groove in a line-up that includes Five Mile Town, Jan Hellreigel, Kevin Mark Trail and Sharlene Hector (UK)and BlackSandDiva.

The Evening Concert Series features top local and International touring acts – includingSola Rosa, Solid Brew (Germany), George Washingmachine (Australia), Nairobi Trio

(NZ), the Wellington City Shake-Em-On-Downers, Lyttelton’s The Eastern and many more...
On Easter Saturday and Sunday the daytime JAZZABOUT caters for day-trippers and locals who are looking for a great day out on Waiheke. Buses circle 3 venues where 7 bands perform each day. These include Sal Valentine and the Babyshakes, Miho Wada and her pocket-sized orchestra, Cousin Alice, Witnuss, the Chelsea Prastiti Quartet and the Wellington City Shake-Em-On-Downers and many more...

For those wishing to press on into the wee small hours, don’t miss the late night Supper Club – “where the stars come out to play...”

“Destination Waiheke Island International Jazz Festival – make a ‘Waihekend’ of it!”

Ticket prices range from $25 - $39. Go to for details
Transport: During the day, the JAZZABOUT BUS circles the venues – bus tickets are an extra $10/day.
Accommodation: visit,, or contact the Waiheke iSite 372 1234


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