Fraser Mack At the Red Gates


Sat 24 Mar 2018, 3:30pm–6:00pm

Where: Te Papa, 55 Cable St, Wellington

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: helenstmack

Come along to Red Gates for an afternoon of some new OGs as well as the ones you know and the covers you love.

Described by Rock Radio UK as "one of the best guitarists in the land and New Zealand’s best kept secret", Mack's original mix of rock, folk, blues and soul, as well as covers of tunes you know and love, is amazing to hear.

Mack’s setlist draws from his increasing repertoire of original acoustic tunes, both familiar and new including Dreams of Crying, Feather, Knuckles, Lotus Love, The Monster and Me, The Boy from Appalachia, Gone From Me, Red to Fade, Everything I Need, Live to Play, Misty, Hail, Never Want, Green to Grey, Oblivion, Rasta Man, Sully J, Autumn, One Man Band, The Man I Was Raised to Be, Vampire, Old Rock Band. Mack’s setlist also incorporates some contemporary folk and rock, interpreting artists such as Springsteen, ACDC, Red Hot Chillis, Chet Faker, Fleetwood Mac, Michael Jackson and more.

From 'The Extended Session with Fraser Mack' by Sarah Cates, The Hook, October 2017. His originals have a maturity that belie his youth. The lyrics are written from the heart, sung with passion, and played with supremacy from his acoustic guitar. Mack uses his whole guitar. The neck, the body, the strings.

The entire instrument is exploited. It is his percussion that creates the melody, and makes the performance. It’s guitar gymnastics...

About Red Gates:
This bar at Te Papa is a great outdoors venue, a sun trap with awesome food, drink and bar staff... open every day from 10am til 6pm. Join Mack at Red Gates today and watch the sun sink towards the harbor.

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