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FEBRUARY: Mundi

Prepare to be transported! With inspiration from as far afield as the deserts of North Africa to the Amazon Basin and beyond Mundi take you on an unforgettable journey... Led by flute virtuoso and composer Tamara Smith, Mundi features an exciting array of instruments including flute, sax, banjo, marimba, voice, bass and world percussion.
This original world-music band is not to be missed!

www.mundi.co.nz

Time of year: February
Venue: Any suitable music venue
Set up time: 2 hr for sound check in venue
No. of personnel: 6
Performance length: 2 hours (incl. interval)
Price: $900+GST(or 70% after costs, whichever is greater)

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Jimmies

MARCH:
Violinist and Composer Fiona Pears

Fiona and her talented band perform in a range of musical styles - from
sizzling gypsy swing, soulful classical and beautiful jazz ballads, through
to tango and original Celtic compositions.

www.fionapears.com

Time of year: March
Venue: Any suitable music venue
Set up time: 2 hr for sound check in venue
No. of personnel: 4
Performance length: 2 hours (incl. interval)
Price: $1500+GST (or 70% after costs, whichever is greater)

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Butler

April: Hot Pink with Penny Ashton

"…vivacious…highly entertaining…sheer charm and energy..."
The Scotsman... "I really enjoyed it."  Pam Ayres..."…pure class…" Nelson Mail

Want more "oh!" in your poetry and more "ahhhh" in your alliteration? Want to see a woman whose bra fits her head?
NZ's favourite rhyming Queen of Tarts has the show for you!

www.hotpink.co.nz

Time of year: April
Venue: Any suitable music/theatre venue
Set up time: 3 hr for sound check in venue
No. of personnel: 2
Performance length: 2 hours (incl. interval)
Price: $800+GST (or 70% after costs, whichever is greater)

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Song my Mother

May: Boomers Behaving Badly

Jane Keller presents her fabulous one-woman cabaret show which focuses on baby boomers and what they are getting up to. Cougars on the prowl, grandchildren from hell, divorce parties, Botox botch-ups, middle-age revenge porn, internet dating successes and tragedies… Combining her special style of storytelling with her virtuoso Broadway voice, and piano accompaniment from Michael Nicholas Williams, Jane tells tales in an evening of shock, tittle-tattle and raucous hilarity.

Time of year: May
Venue: Any suitable musical venue or theatre with piano
Set up time: 3 hr for sound check in venue
No. of personnel: 3
Performance length:  1 hour 30 mins(incl. interval)
Price: $1000+GST (or 70% after costs, whichever is greater)

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McGlashan

June: The Intricate Art of Actually Caring

Funny, poignant and moving, The Intricate Art of Actually Caring is the story of two young guys on a road trip that becomes a spiritual journey to James K. Baxter's grave.

Mixing music, drama and comedy, Intricate Art uses the poetry and myth of James K. Baxter to look at what it means to be a Kiwi bloke.

www.intricateart.co.nz

Time of year: June
Venue: Any suitable community/theatre venue. Suits 100-200 seat theatres 10m wide, 7m deep. Can be performed in community halls and other venues, such as schools.  Suitable secondary school students.
Set up time: 3 hrs. No. of personnel: 4
Performance length: 70 mins no interval
Price: $800+GST(or 70% after costs, whichever is greater)

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July: Silent Night

It's Christmas Day and Irene McMunn is throwing a party! While she prepares, she regales us with stories of her past.

Silent Night is a universal story of loss, love and stoic survival, and Irene McMunn represents the iconic New Zealand woman who came of age between the wars. Laced with plenty of humour and a set full of nostalgic paraphernalia, Silent Night celebrates a fast disappearing facet of our cultural heritage.

Time of year: July
Venue: Any suitable community/theatre venue.
Set up time: 3 hrs
No. of personnel: 2
Performance length: 60 mins no interval
Price: $1000+GST(or 70% after costs, whichever is greater)

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Hot Club

August: Helen Webby and Davy Stuart ~ String Wizardry Extraordinaire

Take the top Celtic harpist in NZ (Principal Harp with the Christchurch Symphony), add one of NZ's best Celtic accompanists on guitar and bouzouki and you have a glorious instrumental combination, equally at home in a woolshed or concert hall.

www.stuart.co.nz/webby-stuart

Time of year: August
Venue: Any suitable music venue
Set up time: 2 hr for sound check in venue
No. of personnel: 2
Performance length: 2 hours (incl. interval)
Price: $800+GST(or 70% after costs, whichever is greater)

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September: Gimel on Tour

Gimel is prolific composer and pianist Jonathan Besser's new music group. Besser on piano is joined by vibrant vibraphonist John Bell, brilliant bassist Peter Scott and also renowned drummer Chris O'Connor for their first Arts On Tour NZ tour. For lovers of fine new music, this group will perform music that is lively, challenging and original.

www.gimel.co..nz

Time of year: September
Venue: Any suitable music venue
Set up time: 2 hr for sound check in venue
No. of personnel: 4
Performance length: 2 hours (incl. interval)
Price: $950+GST(or 70% after costs, whichever is greater

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Voices

October: Do or Di?

Herschel Herscher hosts this fun-filled musical event. Add singers Anna Rugis and Linn Lorkin and you have a top professional vocal trio.

This fabulous fifties television game show spoof showcases the trio's comedic and musical talents. Wonderful singing and jazzy instrumental arrangements are applied to the hits of Doris Day and Dinah Shore while the audience guesses which diva was the hit-maker!

www.rouge.co.nz

Time of year: October
Venue: Any suitable musical venue or theatre with upright piano on stage
Set up time: 3 hrs
No. of personnel: 4
Performance length:  2 hours (with interval)
Price: $900+GST (or 70% after costs, whichever is greater)  

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Home

November: Home
– One thread in the story of a nation

Since the first contact between Maori and Pakeha, blankets have played a central role in our lives. In Home, blankets provide the backdrop to the story of Maggie and Johnny, two Scottish immigrants who meet and marry just before WWI, and Johnny's departure for the Front.

A superb piece of musical theatre, Home is written and directed by Jacqueline Coats and features Stuart Coats and Rowena Simpson.

Time of year: November
Venue: Any suitable musical venue or theatre with upright piano on stage
Set up time: 3 hrs
No. of personnel: 4
Performance length:  1 hour (no interval)
Price: $1000+GST(or 70% after costs, whichever is greater)

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