Tuesday, 16 July 2019


Famous ukulele trio coming to Whitianga

Famous ukulele trio coming to Whitianga

Creative Mercury Bay will be hosting renowned West Auckland ukulele trio, The Nukes (pictured), in Whitianga this weekend. The trio will present a workshop for Mercury Bay Area School students on Friday, 11 April. Members of the public with basic ukulele knowledge are invited to attend a further workshop on Saturday morning, 12 April. Saturday evening around 40 MBAS students will join forces with The Nukes for a 90 minute concert in the MBAS hall. The Nukes have a huge national following with a succession of performances at festivals such as the Bluff Oyster Festival, Splore, the Hamilton Garden Festival, the Hawkes Bay and NZ Ukulele Festivals and WOMAD. Tickets for the show on Saturday evening are available from Paper Plus Whitianga.



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