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Sons of a Bitch’ & Mel Parsons Wool Shed Tour 2016

‘Sons of a Bitch’ & Mel Parsons Wool Shed Tour 2016

A Brand New Double Bill Show That’ll Blow Your Ears Back!
Woolsheds. Not just for sheep. Following sell-out tours from the deep south to the shallow north of New Zealand since 2012, the team who brought you “The Bitches’ Box & Mel Parsons” are excited to announce a brand new double bill show down on the farm in 2016 - ‘Sons of a Bitch’ & Mel Parsons promises an unmissable evening of music, theatre and comedy, complete with BBQ and bar - coming soon to a wool shed near you!

‘Sons of a Bitch’
From the makers of The Bitches’ Box comes a hilarious new show featuring a swag of delightful (and disgusting) dogs. Country bumpkin Amelia Dunbar & city slicker Emma Newborn once again take to the stage, in an attempt to bridge the urban/rural divide the only way they know playing dogs. Join them as they present their signature, fast paced, multi-character, new show ’Sons of a Bitch’. The side- splitting sequel to the 5-star gem ‘The Bitches’ Box’ - a hit with audiences from Edendale to Edinburgh, from wool sheds to glittering festivals worldwide.

Mel Parsons
After a huge year in 2015, Silver Scroll finalist and ‘Fly My Pretties’ star Mel Parsons brings us a new solo show following on from her critically acclaimed & award-winning new album ‘Drylands’. With a razor sharp wit and deft hand on the guitar, one of NZ’s favourite globe trotting singer-songwriters presents a swag of new songs (plus old favourites) to fall in love with.

The Tour
Travelling by trusty horse truck (and carting a bar, 200 chairs, stage curtain, props, full production equipment and crew along for the ride) the talented trio will capture audiences once reserved for the likes of the Topp Twins, Fred Dagg, and Murray Ball, transforming working wool sheds throughout heartland New Zealand into real-life show spaces for an unforgettable night in the country.

Community Get Together
Each show will be preceded by a fundraiser BBQ run by the local school or community group - come hungry and support your local kids! A cash bar serving beer and Allan Scott wines will also also be open throughout the evening.

Tickets are on sale at to shed sizes, tickets are very limited for each show and will sell out fast. Please book online to avoid missing out, as it is unlikely there will be door sales.

Event Times
6pm - Doors Open, Cash Bar & Fundraiser Bbq Dinner Start 7pm - Mel Parsons 8pm - Intermission 8:30pm - ‘Sons of a Bitch’

‘Sons of a Bitch’ & Mel Parsons - South Island Wool Shed Tour Dates 2016:

30th March - Windwhistle
31st March - Geraldine
1st April - Clarks Junction
2nd April - Tekapo
3rd April - Mt Somers
6th April - Waikaia
7th April - Wanaka
8th April - Luggate
9th April - Omarama
10th April - Waimate
20th April - Blenheim
21st April - Blenheim
22nd April - Kekerengu
23rd April - Cheviot
24th April - Rotherham
27th April - Amberley
28th April - Akaroa
29th April - Springfield
30th April - Orari Gorge
1st May - Rakaia Gorge

'Sons of a Bitch' & Mel Parsons are thrilled to be partnering with Farmstrong to bring a night of great entertainment to rural communities. Farmstrong is an initiative designed to give farmers the skills and resources to live well, farm well and get the most out of life. Visit for more information.


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