Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 


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 www.waihekejazzfestival.co.nz for details
Transport: During the day, the JAZZABOUT BUS circles the venues – bus tickets are an extra $10/day. www.fullers.co.nz
Accommodation: visit www.waihekeresort.co.nz, www.visitwaiheke.co.nz, or contact the Waiheke iSite 372 1234

Ends

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

8 October: Miley Cyrus Bangerz Tour Coming To Auckland!

Dainty Group announced today that global superstar Miley Cyrus will bring her BANGERZ TOUR to New Zealand in October this year. This will be Miley’s first ever visit to New Zealand and there will only be one Auckland show before she takes her tour to Australia. More>>

ALSO:

Music: Lorde NZ Tour Confirmed In Four Major Cities!

In what will be her first ever New Zealand headline tour, Frontier Touring and Brent Eccles Entertainment are stoked to bring you four epic shows across the country! The all ages concerts take place late October/ early November in Christchurch, Dunedin, Wellington and Auckland. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Review Of Books: Poor Economics

A review of and excerpt from Jonathan Boston and Simon Chapple’s Child Poverty in New Zealand. More>>

Head Count: Highest Population Growth Since 2003

The country’s population grew by 67,800 people, or 1.5 percent, in the year to 30 June 2014. This came from natural increase (births minus deaths) of 29,500 and net migration (arrivals minus departures) of 38,300. New Zealand's estimated resident population was 4.51 million at 30 June 2014. More>>

Fun-Enhancement: Research To Ensure Even Game For Less Skilled Players

A University of Canterbury engineering PhD student is researching sports, such as table tennis, to ensure closer games for both better and less skilled players. More>>

Werewolf: From The Lost Continent

It’s a case of better late than never for Olivier Assayas’ marvellous After May/Apres Mai, which first screened at Venice in 2012, got a theatrical release in Australia – but not here – and only now appears on DVD, after Assayas himself has moved on. More>>

ALSO:

Werewolf: Blue Eyed & Soulful

Last year’s Muscle Shoals documentary was a reminder that on some of soul music’s most hallowed tracks, the studio band consisted of a bunch of white guys from rural Alabama... More>>

ALSO:

Final Event - Number Crunching: NZ Fifth Best Performer At Commonwealth Games

With a haul of 45 medals, New Zealand has outperformed the best predictions of the world’s number crunchers by 440% and beaten our past performance at the Commonwealth Games by 11% per cent, according to a Massey University finance lecturer. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Culture
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news