Joe Cocker & George Thorogood - A Day On The Green

Wednesday 17 November 2010

Joe Cocker & George Thorogood - A Day On The Green

Joe Cocker and special guests George Thorogood & The Destroyers will be performing in January at two "a day on the green" events, in Napier and Amberley/Christchurch.

Not only is Joe Cocker one of the most successful and popular singers of the last four decades, he is also one of music’s most loved and most respected. This Grammy, Golden Globe and Academy Award winning artist has 21 studio and four live albums under his belt, his unmistakable bluesy soul voice a musical trademark in its own right.

The Sheffield-born singer has always been a huge favourite with audiences, who will be thrilled with the news he is returning to Australia and New Zealand for a day on the green winery events in January 2011.

Cocker will be performing songs from his new album ‘Hard Knocks’ in addition to the many gems in his illustrious back catalogue like ‘You Can Leave Your Hat On’, ‘Unchain My Heart’, ‘Up Where We Belong’, ‘The Letter’ and ‘You Are So Beautiful’. After 40 years, Cocker remains one of rock’s pre-eminent survivors and a must-see live performer.

Special guest support artist is George ‘Bad to the Bone’ Thorogood and his band The Destroyers. The blues/rock specialist has sold more than 15 million albums worldwide, amassing an enviable reputation and loyal following for his scorching live performances.