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CALENDAR 2 - 20 MARCH 2011

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Explore the backstreets of blues, roots, calypso and spirituals with this funky, raw and improvisatory band.

When: Sat 5 March, 6:00pm - 7:00pm and 11:00pm - midnight
Where: TV3 Garden Stage, Festival Garden, Aotea Square

Storehouse perform a uniquely raw and thoughtful blend of blues, calypso and spirituals, designed for dancing yet with an ear for artistic integrity and innovation - not the sleepy blooze sounds so often associated with the genre.  Their funky and improvisatory tour through lesser-known backstreets of blues and roots music includes unconventional re-imaginings of slave songs and street-preacher music, as well as double entendre-laced tunes from the Caribbean.  Storehouse shows also feature choice cuts drawn from early female blues, sung by Auckland actress and singer Colleen Davis, highlighting the often stark and surreal world of female blues expressionism.

Image credit: Jonathan Pilkington

Join us at the Festival Garden to soak up the atmosphere and enjoy the FREE music on the TV3 Garden Stage!

TV3 Garden Stage line-up of great local musicians and DJs