Feelers to play today

he Feelers will perform at a concert in Oamaru today. Photo supplied.
he Feelers will perform at a concert in Oamaru today. Photo supplied.
New Zealand band the Feelers will headline one of the marquee events of the Waitaki District Real Festival in Oamaru today.

The band will perform live at the Bogs Rocks Music Fest at Whitestone Contracting Stadium, along with the Beat Girls, Black Velvet Band, X-Factor and Stitched Lips, before a golden oldies rugby tournament which is believed will attract more than 700 visitors begins tomorrow.

In a press release, Tourism Waitaki event development officer Jan Kennedy said the concert and the Waitaki Golden Oldies Rugby Festival beginning tomorrow were the major highlights on the Oamaru and Waitaki district Real Festival calendar.

About 1500 concert tickets have been sold and gate sales will be available. The gates open at 5.30pm.

The rugby festival has attracted 18 teams, with two from Europe and the rest from New Zealand.

Sir Colin Meads, Ian Kirkpatrick and Grant Batty will be among the guest speakers at a gala dinner tomorrow evening, along with Alex Wylie, Brian McKechnie, Bruce Robertson, Doug Bruce, Duncan Robertson, Graeme Crossman, Hamish McDonald, Jeff Mattheson, Lawrie Knight, Lyn Jaffray, Peter Whiting and Tane Norton.

 

 

The band will perform live at the Bogs Rocks Music Fest at Whitestone Contracting Stadium, along with the Beat Girls, Black Velvet Band, X-Factor and Stitched Lips, before a golden oldies rugby tournament which is believed will attract more than 700 visitors begins tomorrow.

In a press release, Tourism Waitaki event development officer Jan Kennedy said the concert and the Waitaki Golden Oldies Rugby Festival beginning tomorrow were the major highlights on the Oamaru and Waitaki district Real Festival calendar.

About 1500 concert tickets have been sold and gate sales will be available. The gates open at 5.30pm.

The rugby festival has attracted 18 teams, with two from Europe and the rest from New Zealand.

Sir Colin Meads, Ian Kirkpatrick and Grant Batty will be among the guest speakers at a gala dinner tomorrow evening, along with Alex Wylie, Brian McKechnie, Bruce Robertson, Doug Bruce, Duncan Robertson, Graeme Crossman, Hamish McDonald, Jeff Mattheson, Lawrie Knight, Lyn Jaffray, Peter Whiting and Tane Norton.

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