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Blues From The Heartland

When:

Sat 28 Feb 2009, 7:30pm–10:30pm

Where: Sir Howard Morrison Performing Arts Centre, 1170 Fenton St, Rotorua, Bay of Plenty

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • General Admission: $26.50
  • Additional fees may apply

Listed by: Sally Garner

Featuring:
Doc Span (USA, Australia)
Mike Cooper (UK, Italy)
Mike Garner (NZ, UK)

Rotorua Convention Centre – 1 concert only.

Doc Span is a virtuoso of the blues harmonica, renowned for his unique smokey voice, expressive tone, inspiring dynamics and exciting stage presence. His blues style is drawn from a personal pilgrimage through the blues with years of jamming with many of Chicago’s Blues greats.

Mike Cooper is a virtuoso of the lap steel guitar. For the past 40 years Mike Cooper has been an international musical explorer, performing and recording, solo and in a number of inspired groupings and a variety of genres. He has performed with John Lee Hooker, Jimmy Reed, Howling Wolf, Son House, Mississippi Fred McDowell and Bukka White.

Mike Garner lives in Rotorua and made the NZ news last year when the song "Louisiana Hurricane" from his CD, 'Cad's Alley' won 3rd place in the Americana section of the International Song Contest, in Nashville. Recently Mike has toured in New Caledonia, Rarotonga as well as in Australia and Europe. Warren Houston (percussion) and Dave Robinson (bass) complete the Mike Garner Band

For further details contact:
Sally Garner
(07) 343 6789
(027) 273 8881
S@orcon.net.nz

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