Plenty of free music
Auckland Council’s 2011 Music in Parks programme features Anika Moa, Autozamm, Julia Deans, Barry Saunders, Tami Neilson, the Greg Heath Quintet and An Emerald City.
Music in Parks runs until April and features more than 20 concerts.
Summer Sounds on March 5 is at Coyle Park with headliner Anika Moa and her band. She will be supported by Autozamm and Julia Deans.
Set at the Auckland Domain, Jazz at the Rotunda is the city’s longest running annual jazz event. It showcases Auckland’s rich talent base of jazz and blues musicians at 10 weekly concerts which will include the Alan Brown Quartet, Paul Ubana and the Greg Heath Quintet.
Culture Garden presents a range of niche music genres that promises to inspire you. This year, the line-up includes the legendary Barry Saunders of the Warratahs, NBR New Zealand Opera, Greek Nights and Friends, and An Emerald City.
If you love dancing, don’t miss out the popular Tea Dances at some of Auckland’s most treasured historic venues.
National Dixie and Orquesta Amadeus are some of the bands playing this year.
Visit www.musicin parks. co. nz for information.
Movies in Parks is divided into two series. Mercury Energy Movies by Moonlight brings you recent blockbusters and A Taste of Kiwi provides movies with strong Kiwi influences and links.
Visit www. moviesin parks. co. nz for information.