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In her most extensive headline tour of New Zealand this year, multi-award winning songstress Tami Neilson and her Hot Rockin’ Band of Rhythm are taking their hit show the ‘Songs Of Sinners’ on the road this May and June!
Playing up the country over a month Tami and her band will belt out classics and rarities from the greats who have had a hand in creating and inspiring the powerhouse that Tami is today. The second set will comprise of Tami Neilson originals including APRA Silver Scroll winning song ‘Walk Back To Your Arms’ from 2014’s Dynamite and newer singles from 2015’s Don’t Be Afraid.
‘Songs of Sinners’ is a journey through soul, country, gospel and blues and how it all became rock and roll, as Tami sings the songs of the musicians that were there as it happened – Sister Rosetta Thorpe, Howlin’ Wolf, Mavis Staples, Blind Willie Johnson, Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, Tom Waits and many, many more.
Tami Neilson has spent a significant amount of time overseas in the past year playing sold out shows across North America and Canada and dazzling audiences with every performance.
“All those in attendance last night shared those chills you get when you know you’re in the presence of a star. The rest of the world may not know it yet, but Tami Neilson is a star, the real deal.” - FYI Music News, Canada
“When Tami covered the old Otis Rush song Reap What You Sew the room was awash in one of those moments you only get to experience a few times in your entire musical life.” - Saving Country Music, USA
Don your tassels and sequins for a hot-rockin’ night with Tami as she sings the songs of sinners!
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Comprising a Museum, Theatre and Gallery - MTG is home to a significant collection of objects that form the foundation of distinctive exhibitions, a world-class research facility and the MTG Theatre. View website for MTG Hawke's Bay
Napier Municipal Theatre
Unique Art Deco heritage has been preserved with the skilful addition of modern theatre facilities making it the best provincial performing arts centre in the nation.
View website for Napier Municipal Theatre
Build on the blossoming national and international interest in William Colenso's life and ideas as the result of the William Colenso Bicentenary Celebrations in Hawke's Bay in 2011, and a body of new publications and research. View website for William Colenso