6.30pm - 9.30pm
TSB Bowl of Brooklands Stage
This special event is an exciting opportunity for a younger audience to experience a free, family concert in the stunning TSB Bowl of Brooklands, hosted by Taranaki’s DMAN entertainment. Bring your friends and family to this exciting line-up of talented, young, emerging artists from around New Zealand.
Jody Direen was New Zealand’s 2015 Female Artist of the Year (CMANZ), ‘Benny’ Female Vocalist of the Year and Tui winner for 2017 Best Album of the Year (NZCMA’s). She brings a high energy, unforgettable show performing covers and originals. Signed to ABC Music she returns home to perform for us as part of her New Zealand tour. Jody has opened for Kenny Rogers, LeAnn Rimes, Lynyrd Skynyrd and has performed on many international stages.
Abby Christo is a 21 year old country pop singer/songwriter who has ventured down many different musical paths throughout her 10 years of performing live. Abby’s career took an exciting turn when she entered ‘X Factor NZ’, making it into the live shows in the groups category in 2015, which lead to signing with a record label, releasing an EP, three singles and three music videos. Abby has charted multiple times on both the Australian and New Zealand charts and with her warming personality and energetic vibe, she is set to entertain.
Young local singer/songwriters are joined by Tansi Productions to create a fun and enjoyable fusion of song and dance, performing a blend of covers and originals to entertain the whole family.
Catch a moment of fantasy and take a selfie with the fantastic roving mythical characters from Highly Flammable.
We thank the following organisations for generously investing in this iconic community event.