2019 Events » The Jazz Gala
Queen's Birthday Music Festival presents
THE JAZZ GALA: INTERNATIONAL ALL STARS WITH THE RODGER FOX BIG BAND
Friday 31 May 2019 | 8pm
A star-spangled night featuring USA Drummer Gregg Bissonette, one of the world's leading drummers who has played with Maynard Fergusson, Joe Satriani, Carlos Santana, Toto and the Ringo All Star Band as well as David Lee Roth of Van Halen fame. He is joined by Louis Dowdeswell who has performed with artists such as Michael Bublé, Al Jarreau, Gordon Goodwin Big Phat Band and many more. San Francisco based vocalist Glenn Walters, a long respected singer joins the stage, in concert with the Rodger Fox Big Band.
Pre-theatre dining is available at Limelight Cafe. Check out their menu. Bookings are essential on 527 9436.
Gillies Group Theatre
Tickets: $45 Adult | $40 Friends of Expressions/Jazz Club/Piano Club members | $20 Student
THURSDAY NIGHT ROOTS: NEWTOWN ROCKSTEADY
Thursday 30 May 2019 | 8pm
Newtown Rocksteady bring the sound and values of the original Jamaican Rocksteady, ska, and Reggae movement to the Queen's Birthday Music Festival.
BLUES NIGHT: CHRIS CAIN
Saturday 1 June 2019 | 8pm
The one and only Chris Cain - star of the World of Blues Revue with LA based Daniel Castro. Joined by Steve Evans, Ron E Beck and Ben Wilcock.
THE TOPP TWINS
Sunday 2 June 2019 | 8pm
New Zealand's best loved entertainers; The Topp Twins join the stage! The well-loved twin sisters, Dames Jools and Lynda Topp, invite you to join them in a special one-night-only performance.