$32 - $75
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An evening of sublime music featuring Whirimako Black with Allana Goldsmith, Leon Wharekura, and Dixon Nacey.

Opening the Festival with class and style, one of the most distinctive soul singers of Aotearoa graces Tāmaki Makaurau alongside a lineup of top vocalists and musicians for one night only.

After a sold-out headline performance at the Wellington Jazz Festival in 2021, multi-award-winner Whirimako Black (MNZM) (Ngāi Tūhoe) brings her “spirit, passion, confidence” (Scoop) with dynamic performance energy and dulcet tones, performing original material as well as jazz standards in both te reo Māori and English. 

Joining this legend onstage are bilingual vocal stars Allana Goldsmith (Ngāti Porou, Ngāi Tai ki Tōrere) and Leon Wharekura (Ngaati Mahuta, Ngaati Whaawhaakia, Waikato) with Dixon Nacey (Mangaia, Rarotonga), musical director extraordinaire. 

Rich and versatile sounds of soul, jazz, and more abound in this not-to-be-missed music spectacular.
 

Early Bird tickets are available until 11:59pm 21 December 2021, or until allocation is exhausted.

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Last updated: 10 October 2021