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AutoMatic 80s Brings the Eighties Back to Christchurch

AutoMatic 80s Brings the Eighties Back to Christchurch

AutoMatic 80s are back, returning to their hometown, for one show only at The Foundry on Saturday 8th July. AutoMatic 80s will play the hits of the Eighties in the ultimate concert experience - proudly presented by Mix.

AutoMatic 80s are a dynamic five-piece featuring the sound-alike vocals of charismatic frontman Justin Maclaren, Pearl Runga (middle sibling of Boh and Bic) on vocals, synths and keytar, Clint Harris (The Feelers, Opshop) on bass and Bobby Kennedy (Opshop) on drums. Filling in for guitarist Danny McCrum on this leg of the AutoMatic 80s Synthplicity Tour is fellow Cantabrian and long time friend, Aubrey Tupai from Gorilla Biscuit. Joining the team is iconic Christchurch DJ Dwight Caldwell.

Following on from their sold-out tour in last year and playing support for Ice House, Bonnie Tyler and The Alan Parson Project earlier this year, AutoMatic 80s embarked on their nationwide tour in February. The band and production crew are dedicated to bringing a truly awesome 1980s concert experience that will leave audiences wanting more. With hits from bands like Human League, Simple Minds, Duran Duran, Blondie and New Order, this is a must-see event.

Justin Maclaren says, “It’s always fantastic to hear from members of the audience after the show who tell us that it’s the most fun they’ve had in years. Some of them say it’s like being transported back in time to their twenties, evoking fond memories.”

AutoMatic 80s Live at The Foundry
Saturday 8th July
Tickets $25 plus booking fee from Dash tickets
Or $30 at the door
Doors 7.30 pm
DJ Dwight 8 pm
Automatic 80s 9 pm

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