"A totally mind-blowing show, I would definitely see that again and again!" Hawkes Bay fan, Dec 2016
Following on from the hugely successful shows in December, including a sell-out at Black Barn Vineyards in Hawkes Bay, New Zealand's finest musicians get together once more to bring the positive vibes to Northland and Waikato. The NZ All-Stars present their sensational show MARLEY: Celebrate The Legend at KAINUI ROAD VINEYARD, KERIKERI on Friday 17 Feb and HAMILTON GARDENS ARTS FESTIVAL on Sat 18 Feb.
Concert-goers will enjoy over 2 hours of Bob Marley’s biggest hits, including Get Up Stand Up, 3 Little Birds, Stir It Up, Redemption Song, Turn Your Lights Down Low, Buffalo Soldier, Punky Reggae Party, Exodus, No Woman No Cry, One Love and many many more.
Platinum selling artist Annie Crummer joins the NZ All-Star line-up as a vocalist, replacing Ria Hall for the February shows. Annie has had an incredible career to date, supporting superstars such as Sir Paul McCartney, K.D Lang, Ray Charles, Sting and Michael Jackson. In 2011 she received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Pacific Music Awards. Fans will know Annie’s voice well from iconic NZ hits such as ‘See What Love Can Do’ featuring Herbs, ‘For Today’ with Netherworld Dancing Toys and ‘Melting Pot’ with When The Cats Away. She will perform as a solo vocalist as well as completing our i-Threes (backing vocalists) with Boh Runga and Anna Coddington.
Kiwi singer-songwriter Jayson Norris is back briefly from the UK to join the All-Star band and also perform as a support act at both shows. Make sure you grab this rare chance to see him in action.
Northland gets a BONUS act with exciting newcomers KINETIC, a brand new music collaboration between Laughton Kora from KORA, plus I AM GIANT members, Shelton Woolright and Paul Matthews. They have just released their new single ‘Invincible’ which is already the #1 NZ Heatseeker single and looks set to be your soundtrack to summer 2017! Plus local Northland DJ, Big G will be on the decks during the concert with his skanking reggae, dancehall mixes.
The NZ All-Stars are: Tiki Taane, Boh Runga, Logan Bell, Annie Crummer, Laughton Kora, Warren Maxwell, Anna Coddington, Fran Kora and Jayson Norris will perform his biggest hits including Get Up Stand Up, 3 Little Birds, Stir It Up, Redemption Song, Turn Your Lights Down Low, Buffalo Soldier, Punky Reggae Party, Exodus, No Woman No Cry, One Love and many many more.
They will be backed by the NZ All-Stars band, featuring musicians from Katchafire, The Black Seeds, Kora, L.A.B and Supergroove. Grenville Bell, guitar, Haani Totorewa, keyboards and Leon Davy, percussion, Fran Kora, bass and vocals; Lucien Johnson, sax and Barrett Hocking, trumpet; Paul Russell, drums; Joel Shadbolt, guitar; Shelton Woolright, guest drums, Ara Adams-Tamatea, guest bass and Godfrey de Grut, keyboards, with our very own I-Threes on backing vocals, Boh Runga, Annie Crummer and Anna Coddington.
"The NZ All-Stars project has brought this very special group together to celebrate the legacy of Uncle Bob, the result is a powerful music experience that all Bob Marley fans will love.”