Third World, 1814 and DJ Poroufessor New Zealand Reggae Tour
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|Sun 29 May ’11, 7:00pm–12:00am||
Where: TSB Bank Arena, Queens Wharf, Wellington
- GA: $65.00
- Additional fees may apply
Event listed by: aotearoa_reggae
First Class Entertainment presents Third World Aotearoa New Zealand Tour 2011. One of the biggest reggae bands in the world with over 30 years in the scene all the way from Jamaica to Aotearoa! With hits like:
- 96 Degrees In the Shade
- Now That We've Found Love
- Reggae Ambassador
Smashing hits, sold-out tours and inspirational messages, the 10 time Grammy-nominated band, Third World, kicked into high gear the celebration of their milestone anniversary (38 years as a group) in 2011.
One of the longest running reggae bands, the group was formed in 1973 and has since released a total of 23 albums as well as solo projects from lead singer Bunny Rugs and guitarist Stephen Cat Coore. They have received numerous awards, including most recent New York City Ambassador Award in November 2009 at Brooklyn Academy of Music ("BAM"), the 1986 "United Nations Peace Medal," 1992 and 1996 Jamaica Music Industry Awards for Best Show Band. International hit singles include: the cover version of Gamble & Huff's, "Now That We've Found Love," "96 Degrees in the Shade," "Cool Meditation," "Dancing on the Floor," "Try Jah Love," written by Stevie Wonder, "Sense of Purpose," "Forbidden Love," "Reggae Ambassador," "Committed," and "Reggae Party." Additionally, the group has worked and collaborated with top acts such as the Jackson Five, Bob Marley and The Wailers and Stevie Wonder.
27 May, Bay of Plenty / Tauranga / Mount Action Centre / R18
28 May, Auckland – Logan Campbell / ASB Showgrounds / R18
29 May, Wellington / TSB Arena / R18
1 June, Napier / Pettigrew Green Arena R18
Support band - 1814 live Aotearoa reggae roots.
1814 Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/1814/310267988169
DJ support - DJ Poroufessor
DJ Poroufessor info: http://www.djporoufessor.webs.com/
Tickets on sale from Monday 21st of March. This event will sold out so get your tickets fast.
Tauranga – $62 plus BF from www.dashtickets.co.nz / Brewers Bar
Auckland – $65 plus BF from www.ticketek.co.nz or more info 0800 ticketek
Wellington – $65 plus BF from www.ticketek.co.nz or more info 0800 ticketek
Napier – $65 plus BF from www.ticketdirect.co.nz or 0800 4 TICKET
For more info, enquiries or if you think you can help to promoter this tour email us at Aotearoa_reggae@hotmail.com. PS: we are different promoters then the last time! This tour is going to be done.