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Newtown Rocksteady with Fraser Ross & The Felt Tips


Fri 22 Jul 2011, 8:00pm

Where: San Fran, 171 Cuba St, Wellington

Restrictions: R18

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free


Related Artists:

Doors at 8 o'clock.

Newtown Rocksteady is a dance band that simply makes you move. Cool covers, righteous melodies, and hot original songs, rocksteady is more than a band, it's a moment in life when you just have to be there!

A group of Wellington musos combine their creative talents to create the Rocksteady reggae sound. The eight-piece, Jamaican rocksteady / soul / funk big band featuring members of Hikoikoi, IRoots, Roy G and the Bivonators, Safari, Zirigidum, and The Resole Project, play stonkin' grooves to get people moving their bodies.

Their sounds and styles are inspired by the late '60s crazes of rocksteady and ska dancehalls in Jamaica and England. And the result? An inspired sound, with an infectious combination of mellow rhythms and upbeat dance tunes to get the whole family grooving!

Fraser Ross & The Felt Tips

Joining them is the new electric folk sensation; Faser Ross & the Felt Tips. Raised around a quarry on the Port Hills of Christchurch. Now living in the utopic paradise of Wellington's Newtown. Fraser is colouring in our city with his new felt tips. Have a listen here:​efelttips

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