Ge­off Sewell per­forms for Christ­mas Ge­off

Hawke's Bay Today - - Indulge - Mal­colm Cox 06 835-4321 mal­[email protected]­part­

Sewell is con­firmed as the head­line act for Cox Partners Christ­mas at the Park 2018. We are thrilled to have an in­ter­na­tional per­former of Ge­off’s cal­i­bre in­volved in this pop­u­lar cel­e­bra­tion on Satur­day, 15th De­cem­ber 2018. Al­though Sewell is based in Lon­don, he has a per­sonal con­nec­tion with Hawkes Bay hav­ing at­tended High School in Have­lock North. He be­came an in­ter­na­tional clas­si­cal cross­over star in the “opera band” AM­ICI FOR­EVER be­fore leav­ing the group in 2006 to em­bark on a solo ca­reer. Sewell has had three No.1 al­bums with Am­ici’s “The Opera Band” and “De­fined,” and his own solo de­but, “Be­lieve” reach­ing over 3.5 mil­lion al­bum sales world­wide. With Am­ici For­ever, he was nom­i­nated for a Clas­si­cal Brit Award in the UK for best al­bum. Other per­form­ers at the event also have a strong con­nec­tion with Hawkes Bay in­clud­ing soft rock band BLUE SA­LOON and APRA award win­ner Dan­ica Bryant, a se­nior stu­dent at Napier Girl’s High School. A va­ri­ety of other pop­u­lar artists will en­ter­tain the crowd through­out the evening begin­ning at 5:00 pm and cul­mi­nat­ing with chore­ographed fire­works, which have be­come a much-an­tic­i­pated high­light of the evening. The Hawkes Bay Re­gional Sports Park is host­ing Cox Partners Christ­mas at the Park this year - the first time the Per­ci­val Road venue has been used for a ma­jor per­for­mance event. The park is eas­ily ac­ces­si­ble from both Hast­ings and Napier from the Ex­press­way, with ex­cel­lent on-site park­ing. Cox Partners Christ­mas at the Park is a free, fam­ily friendly event fa­cil­i­tated by Kaizen Trust with an army of com­mu­nity vol­un­teers. It is funded by spon­sor­ship, vol­un­tary con­tri­bu­tions and trust fund­ing. To en­sure a fam­ily, friendly at­mos­phere is main­tained no al­co­hol, nor smok­ing is per­mit­ted. For chil­dren there are free ac­tiv­i­ties in the Laser Force Chil­dren’s Zone in­clud­ing face paint­ing and a con­fi­dence course. While concert go­ers are en­cour­aged to bring a pic­nic, a range of food ven­dors will also be avail­able for pur­chase. Mark the date in your di­ary and pease be our guest to cel­e­brate Christ­mas in the Bay.


Cox Partners Christ­mas at the Park Hawkes Bay Re­gional Sports Park, 42 Per­ci­val Road Satur­day, 15th De­cem­ber 2018 Gates open at 2:00 pm, Per­for­mances be­gin at 5:00 pm

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