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A Day On The Green NZ Announcement

11 July 2012 - 0 Comments

A Day On The Green KIWI SUMMER EDITION with The Black Seeds, Fly My Pretties and the Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra!

Long established as one of New Zealand's finest bands, Wellington reggae soul-heavyweights The Black Seeds are set to heat up the crowd at a day on the green! 

Described by Rolling Stone as "The Best Reggae band in the world right now" The Black Seeds infuse their incredible live show with raw energy and good vibes wherever they go, fuelling multi-platinum sales and a fast growing worldwide following. 

With their acclaimed latest offering ‘Dust and Dirt’ having just debuted at no 1 in the NZ album charts, The Black Seeds bring their legendary 8-piece live show to a day on the green for the first time in December.

Since Fly My Pretties’ inception in 2004, the collective has grown to become a local legend of music, renowned for their boundary pushing stage shows.

Following the release of their latest album Fly My Pretties IV– a live recording of the sold out 2011 tour, a Best Of version of the collective are uniting to play three special dates for a day on the green’s kiwi summer edition.

A rotating collective of musicians with an ethos of mixing well-known performers with emerging talent; the latest lineup will billow to a 20-strong cast that will showcase past members from all four incarnations with a few surprising additions. With such a range of musicians, audiences will be treated to a truly career spanning set. Stay tuned for the full cast announcement!

The Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra has become one of New Zealand’s most beloved live acts, garnering a cult following and causing a mad scramble for tickets wherever they go.

Their live shows feature blazing solos, stunning dress sense, sparkling harmonies and spontaneous comic banter as they lovingly reinterpret hit songs from across the musical generations. Their not-to-be-missed stage show is a contemporary twist on the classic New Zealand show-band tradition, harking back to the heady days of 1950s dancehall orchestras.

With four high-selling CDs under their belts and numerous festival appearances at home and abroad, the Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra have collaborated with many of the greats of New Zealand’s music scene. Their members are drawn from all corners of the musical spectrum. Let them entertain you when they open for a day on the green this December!

A Day On The Green KIWI SUMMER EDITION with The Black Seeds, Fly My Pretties and the Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra!

Saturday 1st December @ Mud House Winery and Cafe, WAIPARA
TICKETS: This event is entirely General Admission (GA). Tickets from http://www.ticketmaster.co.nz/ or (09) 970-9700
Tickets also available from The Mud House Winery and Cafe cellar door
TRANSPORT: Discovery Travel, 03 357 8262, http://www.discoverytravel.co.nz/
ACCOMMODATION: http://www.christchurchinformation.co.nz/   
WEBSITE: http://www.mudhousecafe.co.nz/

Saturday 8th December @ Alana Estate Winery, MARTINBOROUGH
TICKETS:This event is entirely General admission (GA). Tickets from http://www.ticketmaster.co.nz/  or (09) 970-9700.
Also available from Alana Estate cellar door.
GA TICKET & TRANSPORT PACKAGE: Tranzit Coachlines 06 377 1227, http://www.tranzit.co.nz/
TRANSPORT ONLY: Tranzit Coachlines 06 377 1227, http://www.tranzit.co.nz/
ACCOMMODATION: http://www.wairarapanz.com/
WEBSITE: http://www.alana.co.nz/

Sunday 16th December @ Villa Maria Estate Winery, AUCKLAND
TICKETS: This event is entirely General admission (GA). Purchase from http://www.ticketmaster.co.nz/ or (09) 970 9700.
ACCOMMODATION:  http://www.aucklandnz.com/
TRANSPORT: Available from http://www.ticketmaster.co.nz/ or (09) 970-9700
WEBSITE: www.villamariaconcert.co.nz
CHILDREN
: Children under 12 years of age are admitted free of charge in the general admission area and must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian at all times.

FOR INFO ON ALL EVENTS GO TO http://www.adayonthegreen.co.nz/

TICKETS ON SALE TUESDAY JULY 17

Go to http://www.adayonthegreen.co.nz/ and sign up for a special Roundhouse Entertainment members pre-sale offer!

http://www.theblackseeds.com/

http://www.flymypretties.com/

http://www.ukulele.co.nz/

Thanks to www.adayonthegree.co.nz for this story.


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