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Swamp Thing to Headline Friday the 13th Harvest Concert

Swamp Thing to Headline Framingham’s Friday the 13th Harvest Concert

The annual Framingham Harvest Concert, scheduled for Friday 13th March, will kick off another stunning vintage in Marlborough. North Island based band Swamp Thing will headline the event along with local groups The Sub Regionals and Big Scout.

Long-time John Butler Trio drummer (2003-2009) Michael Barker in 2010 formed the two man Blues/Roots juggernaut Swamp Thing with Grant Haua. Swamp Thing’s energetic live performances are renowned for inspiring concert goers to get up and dance while showcasing a wealth of musical talent and engaging their audience with some remarkable performances. Barker’s ability to play drums, keyboards and sing simultaneously offers a unique experience for the audience while Grant Haua’s rich vocal timbre combined with a furious worldly blues guitar style form a notably greater sum of their individual parts. Swamp Thing have written & recorded two albums ' Balladeer ' & ' Primordium '.

Supporting Swamp Thing is resident wine fraternity band, The Sub Regionals, and Marlborough’s newest group, Big Scout who described themselves as a ‘grubby little 3 piece from Blenheim’ and include members Gregg Slatter, Matt Hellriegel and Jim Tannock.

To accompany the exceptional musical line-up will be delicious local food, Framingham’s distinctively unique wines and locally brewed Renaissance beer, all ensuring an outstanding evening is had by all.

Tickets are just $35 and are on sale now at Framingham Cellar Door, Conders Bend Rd, WINOS, Grove Rd and online at But with over half of the tickets pre-sold, be in quick to secure yours today.

Date Friday 13 March 2015 | Time 6:30 – 11:00pm | Venue Framingham Winery, Conders Bend Rd, Renwick


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