Fri 3 Jun 2016, 7:00pm–10:30pm
Sat 4 Jun 2016, 11:00am–11:30pm
Sun 5 Jun 2016, 11:00am–11:30pm
Whitianga, Mercury Bay, Monk Street, Whitianga
0800 BUY TIX (289 849) – Ticket Outlets
Mercury Bay Music Festival
Creative Mercury Bay
A celebration of jazz, blues, folk, world and acoustic music over three days in Mercury Bay. Top artists from New Zealand, Australia and the USA, including Don McGlashan, Mel Parsons, Miho's Jazz Orchestra, Hobnail, Hamilton County Blue Grass Band, legendary Kiwi blues-man Darcy Perry with special guests Mark Dennison and the Brass in Pocket band.
All performances over the weekend will take place in centrally located venues within walking distance of each other. Enjoy the cafes, restaurants, activities and fabulous accommodation that Whitianga has to offer with some world class entertainment to cap off a spectacular weekend.
All tickets are General Admission and provide open access to all Festival events through the weekend. Main concert events will take place at the Whitianga Town Hall and The Blue Lagoon. In addition to that there will be a feast of free events happening in and around the town.
The Festival will also be offering a series of workshops throughout the weekend on a range of skills. These will be offered as additional options for those keen to get hands-on and hone their performance skills. Workshop will start at $40 for a 3 hour session. Presented by world class musicians and artists, they will cover a wide range of performance skills. Stagecraft, vocal skills, bass guitar, drumming styles and ukulele are just some of the workshops happening over the weekend. Places are limited in these clinics so reserve your spot early.
Visit the festival website for more information and to book your place in the workshop of your choice. www.mercurybaymusicfestival.co.nz/workshops