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Get ready to take your seats for our fabulous Friday concerts. The best of our local youth talent is waiting in the wings, ready to knock your socks off. Wintry Friday lunchtimes will never be the same again. Let these promising young musicians inspire and delight you with classical, jazz and contemporary music plus everything in-between.
DATE: FRIDAYS 31 MAY – 28 JUN
GENERAL ADMISSION: $5
It has been more than three years but we have listened and we are bringing our Big band night back for one evening of great music, the show will feature four High School Big Bands from Eastern suburbs: Edgewater, Howick, Pakuranga and Sancta Maria Colleges. The bands will play a variety of popular jazz styles such as swing, Latin and funk as well as classic standards from Count Basie and Duke Ellington. The last time we pulled these schools together the tickets sold out within days, so don’t delay, get your tickets now!
DATE: FRI 28 JUN
GENERAL ADMISSION $12
FAMILY PASS $40
(2 x adults & 2 x children or 1 x adult & 3 x children)
was born in London to a Yorkshire mother and a Nigerian father. Paul was playing the guitar by the age of eleven. Four decades as a professional decades and nine albums later he continues to perform throughout New Zealand, Australia Europe and the USA. Paul has shared the stage and toured with the best: BB King, Bob Dylan, Taj Mahal, Keb Mo, Crowded House, Tuck and Patti… He has delighted festival audiences at the Dublin Blues Festival, Byron bay Blues festival, Vancouver Island Folk Festival, Blues at Bridgetown and many others in Europe.“A national treasure; Paul Ubana Jones is so much more than one man with a guitar. He is a conjuror of unique and original songs, rooted in primal Blues and Soul”
“The most exiting Electro Acoustic Artist to visit our shores” Good Morning News, Santa Monica.
"Opening act Paul Ubana Jones earned his own standing ovation with utterly distinctive guitar style.I can only describe it as part Ritchie Havens, part Andres Segovia and part Ravi Shankar. That’s right, he closed his set with a raging Indian raga that was as dazzling in technique as it was inventive in composition" The Met, Spokane Washington, spokesman, Jim Kershner
DATE: FRI 18 OCT
GENERAL ADMISSION: $32
TABLE SEATING: $35