INDEPENDENT NEWS is proud to announce its 6th Birthday

Published: Sat 20 Aug 2011 05:55 PM
It only come’s a round once a year and it sure ain’t Christmas!! That’s right it’s that time of year again. is proud to announce its 6th Birthday!
To really celebrate this achievement in style is throwing the mother of all birthday parties. Come join the party on the 3rd of September from 2pm in Refuel. Joining us will be an assortment of Dunedin’s finest local musicians and bands. is a website-come-record label that aims to support and encourage the growth of the Dunedin music scene. As a website we provide an outlet, which enables local musicians to communicate with each other, promote their music and upcoming gigs through the use of our forums, news postings, interviews, gig guide and online store. We also generate worldwide exposure for these musicians. is a record label and digital aggregator that represents such acts as The Chills, The Verlaines, Delgirl and Manthyng.
To celebrate this occasion will be hosting two events throughout the 3rd of September. These concerts are as much to celebrate the diverse and talented sound of local musicians as it is to celebrate our 6th birthday. In light of this we are inviting some 23 acts, including upcoming high school bands, to play and celebrate with us. This will be a true celebration of Dunedin’s burgeoning contemporary music scene.
The first of these is an All Ages gig at Refuel kicking off at 2pm and featuring established local acts alongside new and upcoming acts some of whom have been recently been performing in the Chicks Project. Following this all age’s gig will be an R18 show starting at 7pm and carrying the party through till late. is proud to be hosting this party and wishes nothing more than to have you come down, enjoy this momentous celebration of Dunedin music, and party with us. Entry is free.
With thanks to Modaks, Poppas Pizzas, Circadian Rhythm and Southern Lights.
Artist’s performing:
Angela Woodward
Andy and the Straights
As Chaos Falls
Ash Officer
Astro Children
Blonde Hash
Bronwyn Halley
Cult Disney
Dr Graeme Downes
Hana Fahy and the Low Tones
Hunting Bears
Idiot Prayer
Julian Temple Band
Jo Little
Louis Smith
Martin Phillipps
Ostrander Aardvark
Sunley band
Two Cartoons
The Doyleys
The Suds 6th Birthday Party
Saturday 3 September 2011
Doors open 2pm All Ages and 7pm R18
Refuel Bar
Cumberland St Dunedin
For more info check out or our Facebook pages.

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