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Wintec O Week plans finalised

Wintec O Week plans finalised

Wintec’s O’Week plans are complete and look certain to set a fast and furious pace for the beginning of the academic year for hundreds of new students who will inundate the institute over the coming weeks.

The full programme is available here

In addition, the following bands are scheduled:

The Deadly Deaths – Monday 18th February

The Waikato is back on the national musical map with this trio's smooth blend of laidback melodic indie pop - aptly self-describing their sound as "restrained indie-synth-pop". Shunning all current musical trends in favour of creating their own sound, this 3-piece band combines varied and unlikely influences to come up with a melodic multi-vocal delivery.

The Shrugs – Tuesday 19th February

A simple, no-frills approach to power-pop rock, this trio have recorded a series of low-key releases in quick succession. The Shrugs have never won a competition, been on TV or opened a furniture store but have been regularly play listed on New Zealand’s b-net stations.

Their appearance at Wintec’s O’Week coincides with the release of the Shrugs third album in mid February.

The Stevie Ray, Cream and Hendrix Experience – Wednesday 20th February

The Stevie Ray, Cream and Hendrix Experience is a New Zealand based tribute show to three of the great power rock bands, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, The Jimi Hendrix Experience and Cream. This tribute show is performed with pride and energy and captures the spirit of the music of Stevie, Jimi and Cream. Shut your eyes and take yourself back to a Jimi Hendrix show!

Cosmic Ska Child – Thursday 21st February

Fronted by ex Boil Up lead singer, Garry Clarkson, Cosmic Ska Child are an upbeat ska reggae band that will lay down some 60’s ska on the final lunchtime gig at O’Week.

Serving a unique combination of chilled out yet very danceable reggae and ska, Ska Child is Hamilton’s best in this genre and has played reggae fests including Soundsplash and supported touring band The Managers.


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