Hot tip: the Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra

Classic songs by Prince, Johnny Cash, Kings of Leon and others will be heard when the Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra rocks the Lake Wanaka Centre on Sunday and Monday nights.

Co-founded by Bret McKenzie, of Flight of the Conchords fame, the orchestra fluctuates between 10 and 12 members and will be promoting its new EP, The Dreaming, which will be released on Monday.

• Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra, Sunday, September 27 and Monday, September 28, Lake Wanaka Centre. Doors open 7pm, on stage 7.30pm. Tickets ($37) from Play It Again Records in Wanaka and Queenstown, or online at for $35.

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