Second Summer Concert Sells Out

Published: Mon 26 Sep 2016 02:57 PM
Media Release – For Immediate Release
Sold Out sign goes up for another ICEHOUSE, Alan Parsons Live Project and Bonnie Tyler concert
Record ticket sale demand has continued for the upcoming Summer Concert Tour with all 16,000 tickets for the Queenstown concert being snapped up.
The Gibbston Valley Winery Summer Concert sell out announcement comes on the back of the Taupo Summer Concert sell out two weeks ago.
With two of the three concerts in the tour now sold out, promoters Greenstone Entertainment are encouraging everyone who haven’t already bought a ticket to see Australian rock legends ICEHOUSE, Alan Parsons Live Project, and the unmistakable voice of Bonnie Tyler, to secure their ticket for the Whitianga Summer Concert on Saturday the 29th of January before they too are gone.
Demand for the Whitianga Summer Concert (the final show in the three date tour) has already surpassed last year’s total ticket sales. Coinciding with Auckland Anniversary Weekend organisers say it’s the perfect opportunity to make a weekend break of it on the Coromandel - one of New Zealand’s favourite holiday locations.
Greenstone Entertainment CEO, Amanda Calvert comments “Our philosophy has always been to provide great value for money so our fans can experience some of the best artists and music that the 70’s and 80’s has to offer. Ticket prices for the remaining Whitianga Summer Concert are only $99, we offer free entry to kids 14 and under with an accompanying adult, and concert goers can bring along their own food and non-alcoholic beverages. We’ll again have bus transport options available as well, making it easy to get to and from the venue. The three legendary acts performing next year have a huge list of hit songs which will be sure to have everyone on their feet in January.”
Tickets for the Whitianga Summer Concert can be purchased through the Greenstone Entertainment website or Ticketek for $99 plus booking fee.
There are also group purchase prices available on the Greenstone Entertainment website.
And if you’re in the Coromandel, there are a limited amount of local tickets available for only $89 plus booking fee at these outlets:
i-site Whitianga, i-site Thames, Tairua Info Centre, Pauanui Info Centre, Info Plus Whangamata
ICEHOUSE was formed by Iva Davies, the front man and musical creative force, which has led the band to an amazing 28 platinum albums. Albums such as Primitive Man, Icehouse and Flowers have spent 233 weeks in the NZ album charts, with hit songs including Can’t Help Myself, We Can Get Together, Hey Little Girl, Electric Blue, & Great Southern Land having had 140 weeks in the NZ Singles charts. ICEHOUSE and Iva Davies have won many awards including the Countdown Award for the Most Popular Male Performer and ARIA Awards for the Best Album and Highest Selling Album for Man of Colours. The band was inducted in the ARIA Hall of Fame in 2006. In June 2013 Iva was made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for ‘significant service to the music and entertainment industry as a songwriter and performer, and to the community.
Legendary eleven-time Grammy Award nominee, revered classic progressive rock producer, music engineer, songwriter, performer and icon on the music scene - Alan Parsons, joined forces with Eric Woolfson in 1975 as a songwriting and performing partner for what became known as The Alan Parsons Project. Alan’s current live band consists of Alan on acoustic guitar, keyboards and vocals, P.J. Olsson on vocals, Manny Foccarazzo on keyboards, Guy Erez on bass, Alastair Greene on guitar, Danny Thompson on Drums, and Todd Cooper on sax, percussion and vocals. Albums such as I Robot, Eye In The Sky and Pyramid have spent 196 weeks in the NZ Album Charts, which have included hot songs the likes of Eye In The Sky, Games People Play, Damned If I Do, I Robot, Don’t Answer Me, I Wouldn’t Want To Be Like You and Sirius. Alan has received a large number of awards including eleven Grammy nominations, The Les Paul Award in 1995 and The Diva Hall Of Fame Lifetime Achievement Award in Munich, Germany in June 2012.
Bonnie Tyler’s career spans four decades, with a voice instantly identifiable the world over, she is the international first lady of rock. Bonnie hit songs include the unmistakable Total Eclipse Of The Heart, It’s A Heartache and Holding Out For A Hero. Born in Skewen, Neath, South Wales, Tyler grew up listening to, and being influenced by, the legendary female artists of the day, especially Janis Joplin and Tina Turner. Bonnie’s work has earned her two Grammy Award nominations and three Brit Award nominations, among other accolades.
Queenstown – Gibbston Valley Winery, Saturday January 21st 2017
Taupo – Taupo Amphitheatre, Saturday January 28th 2017 (Auckland Anniversary Weekend)
Whitianga – Whitianga Waterways Arena, Sunday January 29th 2017 (Auckland Anniversary Weekend)

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