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'Sons of a Bitch' & Mel Parsons


Sat 5 Nov 2016, 6:00pm

Where: Longview, 3387 Puketitiri Road, Patoka, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Restrictions: All Ages Licensed

Ticket Information:

  • General Admission: $46.56 ($42.50 + $4.06 fees)
  • Eventfinda tickets no longer on sale

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“A world-class, quintessentially Kiwi show full of heart and humour…guaranteed a great night out. Do NOT miss it”” - Theatreview.

Farmstrong in association with ANZCO proudly present:
'Sons of a Bitch' & Mel Parsons - a brand new double bill show that'll blow your ears back!

Following their smash-hit sell out tour of the South Island earlier this year, the team who brought you “The Bitches’ Box & Mel Parsons” are excited to announce they are heading back to the farm with a new show in 2016 - ‘Sons of a Bitch’ & Mel Parsons promises an unmissable evening of music, theatre and comedy, complete with BBQ and bar - coming soon to a woolshed near you.

Each event will start with a fundraising BBQ dinner run by the local school or community group - come hungry and support your local kids. A cash bar serving Allan Scott wines, and beer will also be open throughout the evening.

Event Times:
6pm - Doors open, cash bar & fundraiser BBQ dinner.
7pm - Show starts - Mel Parsons.
8pm - Intermission / bar open.
8:30pm - Show resumes - ‘Sons of a Bitch’.

About the Show:

Mel Parsons - After a huge year in 2015, award-winning folk/country artist Mel Parsons brings us a new solo show following on from her critically acclaimed new album ‘Drylands’. Winner of the 2016 NZ Country Song of the Year, Parsons was also a 2015 finalist for the prestigious APRA Silver Scroll Award, and is a cast member of ‘Fly My Pretties’. With a razor sharp wit and deft hand on the guitar, one of NZ’s favourite globe trotting singer-songwriters presents a swag of new songs (plus old favourites) to fall in love with.

'Sons of a Bitch' - From the makers of The Bitches’ Box comes a hilarious new show featuring a swag of delightful (and disgusting) dogs. Country bumpkin Amelia Dunbar & city slicker Emma Newborn once again take to the stage, in an attempt to bridge the urban/rural divide the only way they know how…by playing dogs. Join them as they present their signature, fast paced, multi-character, new show ’Sons of a Bitch’. The side-splitting sequel to the 5-star gem ‘The Bitches’ Box’ - a hit with audiences from Edendale to Edinburgh, from wool sheds to glittering festivals worldwide.

The promoters gratefully acknowledge the support of our tour sponsors:
Farmstrong, ANZCO, Allan Scott Family Winemakers and Eventfinda.

'Sons of a Bitch' & Mel Parsons are thrilled to be partnering with Farmstrong to bring a night of great entertainment to rural communities. Farmstrong is an initiative designed to give farmers the skills and resources to live well, farm well and get the most out of life. Visit for more information.

- Please dress warmly for the evening, wool sheds can be drafty - feel free to bring a rug.
- Suitable footwear - gumboots are welcome.
- Recycling - along with general recycling, we use reusable glasses for each event, and would be very grateful for your assistance in returning these to the appropriate bins after the show.
- Animals - as the events are on private property, please leave pooches and all pets at home.
- Please bring cash - we are unable to accept cheques, and due to limited phone coverage we are unable to provide eftpos facilities.
- We want you to get home safely - please drink responsibly and designate a sober driver in your group.
- Tickets are only available online at Eventfinda.
- Due to shed sizes, tickets are very limited for each show and will sell out fast - please book online to avoid missing out, as it is unlikely there will be door sales available.

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