Dunedin: Two New Year's Music Events Announced

Published: Wed 21 Dec 2005 11:40 AM
The team at is pleased as punch to announce the hosting of two new year’s musical events in Dunedin.
On Dec 31st 2005 presents:
“Our New Years Eve Gig.”
Venue: The Crown Hotel – R18.
Date/Time: Dec 31st from 7.30pm
Prices Public $8, R1 Cardholders: $5
Featuring some of Dunedin’s freshest musical talent:
Gestalt Switch, The Dark Beaks, The Riff Rats, The Local Hoons, Helter Skelter and Injection of Death.
This line up represents today’s Dunedin Sound.
Headliners Gestalt Switch will be celebrating their recent successes:
-Receipt of a $5000 grant to make a video here in Dunedin.
-Invitation to play at the 2006 Big Day Out.
-Invitation to play at the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival being held in Austin Texas in March 2006.
Rob Milne from comments:
“We are really pleased to present this line up on New Years Eve – it represents a great cross-section of the rapidly growing, diverse Dunedin music scene”
On January 1st 2006 presents:
“Dunedin Unplugged New Year's Day”
Venue: Dunedin Botanic Gardens
Date/Time: Jan 1st from 2pm
Beautiful music from 2-6pm in the bandstand at the Dunedin Botanic Garden.
Featuring Anji Sami, Sunley, Plagiarhythm, Alex Vaastra and Ed Lonsdale, Philtre, Mike McLeod and Onanon.
Jazz, solo guitar, klezmer and a little bit of indie songcraft combine for this family-oriented afternoon of acoustic music. Bring a picnic, a blanket and enjoy.
Evan Sunley James from comments:
“This is a first for us and we are very pleased to be working with the DCC and the Botanic Gardens staff in organizing this event for the Dunedin public. We think this could be the beginning of a beautiful relationship.”

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