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The Nukes Timaru Return Workshop & Show

The Nukes Timaru Return Workshop & Show

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When:

  • Fri 2 Nov ’18, 6:00pm – 10:00pm
  • Fri 2 Nov ’18, 6:00pm – 7:15pm
  • Fri 2 Nov ’18, 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Where:

Timaru Town and Country Club, 99 Douglas St, Highfield, Timaru

Restrictions:

All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Show Admission School Child: $10.25
  • Workshop Admission School Child: $10.25
  • Workshop & Show School Child: $23.00
  • Show Admission Adult: $25.05
  • Workshop Admission Adult: $25.05
  • Workshop & Show Adult: $38.88

This Friday night Nukes return to Timaru starts with a 6pm workshop for ukulele. There’s something for everyone in this blisteringly good new Nukes ukulele workshop.
Proud of their quirky original songs - all written for the ukulele, the Nukes’ workshops are always engaging and fun.
They will cover techniques, such as tab, and look at the playing skills that are useful for improving understanding of the ukulele , the workshop will look at new songs and old.
No matter what your skill level you’ll take something useful away.
All ages and levels catered for , then look to perform with the Nukes at the evening concert that follows which kicks off at 8pm. Tickets at the venue or on Eventfinda. Suitable for all ages, Child prices available and workshop & show combo deals.

The Nukes from West Auckland are far more than a ukulele band. Part vaudeville, part rat-pack, part musical car crash, this talented trio deliver an engaging mix of humour and originality that audiences of all ages will love. The innocent little uke is the instrument of choice and people will be staggered by what the Nukes are able to achieve with it. Great song-writing, musicianship and 3-part harmony combine to create a truly memorable, entertaining experience. Aotearoa’s favourite original ukulele trio began life in a humble but spectacular fashion way back in the heady days of 2008. Founded by Dave Parker, Ben Collier and Dave ‘Snapper’ Thiele, The Nukes promptly set about carving themselves a cozy niche in the cutthroat world of the New Zealand ukulele scene. Many roads have been travelled in the decade since, many songs have been sung and many challenges overcome.

Now, with the soul wrenching retirement of the inimitable Snapper Thiele, The Nukes face a turn in the road and a fresh set of possibilities.

Dave and Ben have recruited multi-instrumentalist Mike Burrows to help ease their aching hearts, kiss their boo boos and make it all better. What will this mysterious stranger bring to the party? Only time will tell.

Luckily you won’t have to wait too long because the lads are coming back down to Canterbury with Public shows and workshops at Balcairn, Lincoln, Lyttleton, Timaru and Christchurch

It’s the new Nukes.

Do try it.

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