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Music Month 2014 Shows Announced

Music Month 2014 Shows Announced

Thursday 17th April, 2014 9:02AM

With our annual month long celebration of local music now only weeks away,  Beck's and the New Zealand Music Commission have got the ball rolling announcing a run of  shows across the country during May. Featuring a mix of established and emerging artists, the shows will feature Lawrence Arabia, The Phoenix Foundation, Doprah, Street Chant, Don McGlashan, She's So Rad, David Kilgour and The Heavy Eights and many more. Here are the full show details...

Beck's Sets: Music Month 2014

Lawrence Arabia
Thursday 1st May, Takutai Square/Britomart, Auckland (free lunch time show)

She’s So Rad, Delete Delete and Paquin
Thursday 1st May, Tyler St Garage, Auckland (free evening show)

Doprah
Friday 2nd May, Matterhorn, Wellington

Janine & The Mixtape with Guests
Thursday 15th May, DuxLive, Christchurch

Native Tongue showcase featuring Phoenix Foundation, The Bads, Mulholland
Saturday 17th May, Kings Arms, Auckland

David Kilgour & The Heavy Eights, Death & The Maiden + Brown
Saturday 24th May, Chicks Hotel, Dunedin

Arch Hill Recordings 15th Birthday: Don McGlashan, Ghost Wave, Street Chant, The Transistors, Surf City, Doprah + special guests.
Friday 30th May, Kings Arms, Auckland

Tickets for all shows (unless free) on sale now from HERE  at UTR, Real Groovy, RPM, Slow Boat and Cosmic (CHCH and Dunedin only).

Press Release:

BECK’S ANNOUNCES SEVEN NZ MUSIC MONTH BECK’S SETS

Beck’s – a beer internationally embracing innovative music and art – today announces The Beck’s Sets series for New Zealand Music Month featuring seven live concerts nationwide.

The series – in partnership with the New Zealand Music Commission – is an opportunity for music fans in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin to embrace some of their favourite bands and check-out new talent. There are 20 diverse and exciting acts in all from Doprah and She’s So Rad to Lawrence Arabia and Phoenix Foundation.

The Beck’s Sets kicks off with two free shows on May 1 - a free lunch time concert by Lawrence Arabia in Takutai Square, Britomart, followed in the evening by a synth/guitar showcase featuring She’s So Rad, Delete Delete and Paquin.

The complete Beck’s Sets line-up is:

o Thursday May 1, Takutai Square, Britomart (12.15pm): Lawrence Arabia
o Thursday May 1, Tyler St Garage, Auckland (8pm): She’s So Rad, Delete Delete, Paquin
o Friday May 2, Matterhorn, Wellington (11pm): Doprah
o Thursday May 15, DuxLive, Christchurch (8pm): Janine & The Mixtape + guests
o Saturday May 17, Kings Arms, Auckland (8pm): Native Tongue showcase featuring Phoenix Foundation, The Bads, Mulholland
o Saturday May 24, Chicks Hotel, Dunedin (8pm): David Kilgour & The Heavy8’s, Death & The Maiden, Brown.
o Friday May 30, Kings Arms, Auckland (8pm): Arch Hill Records 15th Birthday, featuring Don McGlashan, Ghost Wave, Street Chant, The Transistors, Surf City, Doprah & special guests.

Peter Dick of Beck’s New Zealand says the Beck’s Sets and Beck’s new partnership with the New Zealand Music Commission heralds a new level of commitment to the local music scene.

“We’ve deliberately made the series exciting, diverse and accessible. This year we’ve partnered with local music champions Native Tongue, Arch Hill Records and of course the Music Commission to deliver a Beck’s Sets line-up we’re very proud of.”

Tickets to all Beck’s Sets shows are available from UnderTheRadar.co.nz from Thursday April 17.

To keep in touch with all Beck’s Sets news www.facebook.com/BecksNZ





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