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September 1, 20151 year ago

A Tribute Concert to Doug & Doug

On Sunday 6th December 2015 two legends of the Christchurch Big Band scene, Doug Kelly and Doug Caldwell, will be celebrated in a tribute concert to their music in the best way possible. The Garden City Big Band will play original music and arrangements by the two Dougs from an era when swing music and big band jazz were celebrated on the airwaves and the dance halls of New Zealand. Read more
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January 26, 20152 years ago

Tribute Concert to Stu Buchanan - Sunday 12th April 2015.

We are pleased to announce that the band will be performing a tribute concert to our beloved former Musical Director and local Jazz legend Stu Buchanan as part of the Cavell Leitch New Zealand Jazz & Blues Festival 2015. The 75 minute concert will be at the Transitional Cardboard Cathedral at 1pm Sunday 12th April 2015. For more information and a full program, please visit http://www.jazzfestivalnz.com
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January 26, 20152 years ago

Canterbury Japan Day - Sunday 1st March 2015

The Garden City Big Band is pleased to be part of the Canterbury Japan Day celebrations at Riccarton Park on Sunday 1st March 2015. The band will play from 1pm. For more information about the program - see http://japanday.jsc.org.nz/index.htm .
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August 12, 20143 years ago

The Garden City Big Band @ Avonhead Tavern Mon 18th August 2014

The Garden City Big Band will play at the Avonhead Tavern at 120 Withells Road from 7.00pm-9.00pm on Monday 18 August. The band will be playing some new material from the 400-odd tunes in their packs, along with a few old favourites. No door charge. Venue: Avonhead Tavern, 120 Withells Road, Christchurch, New Zealand 8042
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August 12, 20143 years ago

CHCH Big Band Festival 2014

The Big Band Festival, now in its 7th year, is all set for Labour Weekend 2014, with heaps of exciting acts and events and Garden City Big Band will be there! For more information and schedules, please visit http://www.bigbandfest.org.nz .
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September 26, 20124 years ago

Chch Big Band Festival 2012

Christchurch Big Band Festival 2012 is happening this Labour weekend (Sunday and Monday 21-22 October 2012) in two fantastic locations Read more
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January 29, 20125 years ago

See us at the Ellerslie Flower Show

The band will be playing at the Ellerslie Flower Show on Saturday 10th March 2012 in North Hagley Park, Christchurch between 9:30am and 1pm. Read more
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November 20, 20115 years ago

Garden City Christmas Concert 2011

Join us on Friday 9th December 2011 at the Salvation Army Citadel in Sydenham Christchurch for a selection of Christmas favourites played big band style! Read more