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Ten Good Rounds

Sat Dec 10th, 2016

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Christchurch, Canterbury

Doors open: 3:00pm
Gig starts: 3.00pm
Entry: All Ages

Cover charge: $20

Blue Smoke & The Brewery present; TEN GOOD ROUNDS

Celebrating one whole decade of THE EASTERN

Featuring performances from;

THE EASTERN - THE WARRATAHS - MANOS DEL CHANGO (aka Delaney Davidson & Nicole Garcia) - LINDON PUFFIN - REB FOUNTAIN - EB & SPARROW - Al Park - Ben Brown - Lil 'Chuck - Emma Cameron - The Roaring Days & more..

THIS WILL BE AN OUTDOOR CONCERT IN THE TANNERY PARKING LOT

Entry is $20 + a non perishable food item.
Children under 13 are free.

ALL PROFITS WILL BE DONATED TO THE CHRISTCHURCH CITY MISSION

Pre-sale tickets are encouraged as space will be limited

We welcome all comers to celebrate a decade of music from local misfits and chancers The Eastern on Saturday December 10th for an outdoor festival style concert at The Tannery in Woolston.

The stage will be in the parking lot right out front of The Brewery and Blue Smoke and alongside food stalls & cold beers there will be hours of family friendly musical entertainment in celebration of New Zealand’s hardest working band.

live music begins at 3pm and culminates in The Eastern taking the stage at sundown.

TEN GOOD ROUNDS

10 years, 10 good rounds
three and half thousand days,
1000 or more shows,
5000 guitar strings,
half a million k's,
five vans,
three cars,
10 guitars,
four albums,
3 eps,
2 banjo's,
200 songs,
7 broken hearts,
20 members,
6 bar brawls,
18 countries,
two teeth,
one knee,
1200 hang overs,
9 amps,
1 five star review,
3 one stars,
284 arguments,
17,634 prayers and 17, 634 wings,
four thousand hours of lost sleep,
298 bottles of jamesons,
4000 pints,
2.4 million litres of sweat,
2.4 million litres of coffee,
58 packets of cold and flu tablets,
19 friends lost,
62 friends gained,
192 harmonicas,
$32,000 dollars in debt,
a million regrets,
a trillion joys,
some brotherhood,
some sisterhood,
much comradeship,
zero twitter posts, zero instagram logins,
3,500 huffs off of the smell of an oily rag,
just a few of the things lost and gained and found and made and broken and seen...
one whole decade...not a bad way to kick off...

Formed in the night sweats of summer in 2006, this year marks 10 years .. Averaging over 200 shows a year, The Eastern have performed from Papanui to Portland, Shirley to Switzerland and everywhere in between.

They’ve toured with Steve Earle, the Old Crow Medicine Show and the Lilʼ Band of Gold as well as opening for everyone from Fleetwood Mac to the Jayhawks to Jimmy Barnes to
Justin Townes Earle as well as Jim White, Victoria Williams and Vic Chestnut.

With four acclaimed albums (The Eastern, Arrows, Hope & Wire & The Territory), three e.p.’s over 1000 shows and a song that inspired Gaylene Preston’s primetime six part TV drama series about the Christchurch earthquake ‘Hope and Wire’, The Eastern are considered NZ’s hardest working band, gathering converts and friends wherever they or their records land.

The Eastern are a string band that roars like a punk band, that swings like a gospel band, that drinks like a country band, that works like a bar band, that hopes like folk singers, and sings love songs like union songs, and writes union songs like love songs, and wants to slow dance and stand on tables, all at the same time.

come celebrate.. it's a birthday after all!


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