Auckland Music In Parks 2012 Call For Musicians

Auckland Music In Parks 2012 Call For Musicians

Thursday 28th July, 2011 11:01AM

Auckland City Council are calling for submissions for next years Music In Parks series, an annual event held through the summer months in parks around Auckland. See the press release below for details of how to enter your band, previous years have seen bands like  The Datsuns, An Emerald City, Collapsing Cities, The Bats, Dimmer and Bannerman included in the program.

Press Release:

Musicians wanted for Aucklandís summer music series.

Auckland Councilís iconic Music in Parks and Movies in Parks summer events are now accepting submissions from artists for the 2012 series.

Now in their 19th year, these free events present a unique opportunity for musicians to gain exposure to new audiences.

You donít have to be an Auckland-based musician to be part of these great entertainment experiences. Artists from out of town are welcome to apply.

Music in Parks 2012

Music in Parks runs from January to March and is made up of three different series, each with their own genre of music.

Summer Sounds are multi-billed concerts featuring celebrated and upcoming artists of popular music. Jazz at the Rotunda showcases New Zealandís rich pool of talented jazz and blues musicians. The Culture Garden presents a range of niche music genres to entertain and inspire.

Past programmes have seen top acts such as Anika Moa and The Datsuns, and jazz artists Mike Nock and Godfrey de Grut grace the stage.

Movies in Parks 2012

A highlight on Aucklandís calendar of events, Movies in the Parks presents live music followed by a feature-length movie and runs from February to March. Previous line-ups have included artists Collapsing Cities, Bannerman and Glass Owls.

For more information and to make a submission for either Music in Parks or Movies in Parks go to

Alternatively, you can submit hardcopies of your demo CD and bio to:

Music in Parks / Movies in Parks
Auckland Council
Private Bag 92300
Auckland 1142

Donít forget to include all your contact details.

Submissions close 16 September.

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