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Thu 4 Sep 2008, 8:00pm–11:45pm

Where: Forde's Bar, 122 Anzac Ave, CBD, Auckland

Ticket Information:

  • Adult: $5.00
  • Student: $3.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Listed by: Fiona McEwen

ANDREW HEALEY - Many will recognise Healey from his numerous solo appearances over the years at popular Auckland venues. His intense performances, expressive voice and melodic, well structured songs feature on his recently-released album "Urban Songs". Andrew Healey recorded, produced and played most of the instruments on this 6-track CD. Andrew first appeared on the 2006 compilation album "On the Horizon: a Songwriters' Collection" with his song "Little King" which NZ Musician Magazine described as 'moving'.

EDWINA THORNE: an international recording artist with 5 albums to her credit, Edwina Thorne "Trumpet Diva" plays trumpet, percussion, keyboard and sings. Edwina is constantly touring and performing nationally in Jazz Festivals and corporate functions. She specialises in jazz, Blues and Latin music and can also get moving with Pop and Rock songs for the dance floor.

FIONA McEWEN: Singer/songwriter and rhythm guitarist Fiona McEwen draws on folk, pop, rock and Latin influences to create unique songs with catchy melodies. Fiona regularly performs at open mic nights, bars, cafes, markets, folk clubs and festivals around Auckland and West Auckland, with Steve Terry on guitar or with 4-piece band "The FM Band".

STEPHE SEA: "toe-tapping funk rock" from Canadian-born Stephe Sea and band.

PHIL TOMS and THE ELECTRIC CAR: original "Herbs" bassist, Phil Toms also played with "Tribrations", "The Neighbours" and "Hattie and the Hotshots". His new band "The Electric Car" features Lance McNicol ("Gahu" and "The Nairobi Trio") "up tempo, original modal, jazz rock with subversive undertones."

Join us for a night of awesome original music, good food and drink (try the renowned Irish Stew), relax in front of a roaring log fire with a book from host, Thomas Forde's extensive library or have a game of chess. Situated in one of Auckland's historic wooden buildings, the former Station Hotel, Forde's Front Bench and Political Museum.

Entry by donation (suggested $5 or $3 students).

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