Hot Choco­late brew up a clas­sic con­cert

Kapi-Mana News - - NEWS -

One of the most well-known bands of the 1970s will per­form in Wellington in Oc­to­ber.

Hot Choco­late are in New Zealand for two gigs, the sec­ond of which is at The Opera House on Oc­to­ber 22.

The band, who formed in Brix­ton in 1968, still have a popular fol­low­ing with their dis­tinc­tive sound and hits like You Sexy Thing and Ev­ery 1’s A Win­ner.

Apart from a hia­tus be­tween 1986 and 1992, the band have been tour­ing reg­u­larly all over the world.

Hot Choco­late con­sists of found­ing mem­bers Pa­trick Olive, who started with the band play­ing per­cus­sion and then moved on to bass gui­tar and vo­cals, Har­vey Hins­ley on lead gui­tar and Tony Con­nor on drums.

They are joined by Ken­nie Si­mon, who re­placed orig­i­nal front man Er­rol Brown, and key­boardists Andy Smith and Steve Ansell. Tick­ets are $65 to $75 from tick­etek.co.nz.

Kapi- Mana News has a dou­ble pass to give away. Email ed­i­tor@kmananews.co.nz with ‘‘Hot Choco­late’’ in the sub­ject line, along with your day­time tele­phone num­ber.

En­tries close at noon, Oc­to­ber 7.

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