Kiwi singer Jackie Bristow swings by Bannockburn as part
of her 18-date national tour this summer.
The Southlander hits the highways and byways of heartland New
Zealand after a three-month road trip of the United States
last year, crossing Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and southern
and northern California, before returning to Austin and west
The folk pop artist has opened for acts such as Tommy
Emmanuel, Marc Cohn, John Oates, John Waite, Bettye Lavette,
B. J. Thomas, Joe Ely, Marcia Ball, Charlie Robison, Rick
Springfield, Bob Schneider, Jimmy Lafave, Euge Groove, Ruthie
Foster and Howard Jones.
Jackie Bristow will play favourite songs and new tracks from
her fourth album at Carrick Wines, Bannockburn, with special
guest Mark Punch, on February 15, at 7pm. Tickets cost $25
and are available from the winery on Cairnmuir Rd.
Picks of the week
8pm: Queenstown singer Nicola Lindsay performs live for
the Friday Jazz Club at Les Alpes. Free.
9.30pm: The Hard Yards, also known as David Baker and
Dean Ashby, of Gore, play rock, pop, soul and funk covers
from 1960s to the present day at SkyCity Queenstown Casino.
4pm: Monty's Bar and Restaurant hosts its first Brewers'
Series Party, complete with free barbecue, free craft beer
tastings and live music from ''Pol'', a Scottish
singer-songwriter-guitarist playing covers and originals.
Classic rock covers five-piece band the Mutz Nutz play live
1pm to 5pm: Residents and visitors are invited to pack a
picnic and come along to the Queenstown Gardens for a
community picnic to celebrate Waitangi Day.
Queenstown musician Ned Webster will be master of ceremonies
for the second annual event, introducing live music from
performers and telling stories of the history of the
Wakatipu. Stalls offering Maori massage and hangi food are
planned and people will also be able to try flax weaving.
People can bring a picnic or buy food on site.