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Mi-Sex and the Eddie Rayner Project

Mi-Sex and the Eddie Rayner Project

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When:

  • Thu 28 Aug ’14, 7:30pm

Where:

Studio, 340 Karangahape Rd, Newton

Restrictions:

R18

Ticket Information:

  • General Admission: $50.50

Website:

www.misex.com.au

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Mi-Sex

Mi-Sex and Eddie Rayner Project play three-date New Zealand tour

There are few figures in New Zealand music history that can be described as genuinely influential but two such figures are award-winning new-wave act Mi-Sex and seminal Split Enz keyboardist Eddie Rayner. They’re joining forces for a winter three-date ‘mini-tour’ of the country, playing their Mi-Sex were New Zealand’s quintessential ‘new wave’ band, topping charts and filling theatres across NZ, Australia, the US and Canada. Mi-Sex were internationally renown for their chart-topping singles Computer Games, Blue Day, People and But You Don’t Care, and played sell-out shows in Australasia and the US.

After decades of smash pop hits and sell-out shows, and following the untimely death of original vocalist Steve Gilpin, Mi-Sex are returning for a very special three-tour show where it all began so long ago: New Zealand. They’re joining forces with the Eddie Rayner Project who defined the sound of Split Enz by way of his brilliant and eccentric keyboards and arrangements.

The tour features a compelling production of sound, light and song that will transport sell-out crowds back to when pub venues were king and bands stopped at nothing to provide a sensory spectacle.

ERP (the Eddie Rayner Project) brings you the music of Split Enz, plus music definitive of the Split Enz era.

Eddie Rayner was the “sound” of Split Enz. His keyboards were the framework around the Finn brothers iconic songs and his arrangement and production skills helped transform the band from local heroes to international stars. His subsequent huge body of work has ranged from Crowded House and Paul McCartney through to NZ Idol.

Eddie’s band, ERP, features some of NZ’s top musicians:
APRA Silver Scroll winner and 80s pop smash Rikki Morris on guitar and vocals;
X-factor NZ’s musical director and multi-award-winning composer and session musician Jim Hall on guitar and vocals;
Top session drummer and percussionist Pat Kuhtze on drums, spoons and vocals
Auckland's very talented and multi-instrumentalist Eddie Gaiger on bass and vocals.

Eddie Rayner & Mi-Sex are true icons of New Zealand music, with a huge legacy in their wake.

Contact John Ellife 0274 843 969 john.peakentertainment@gmail.com for more information

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