The Kapiti Performing Arts Centre presents Kiwi Legends Tina Cross, Ray Woolf, Paul Ubana Jones, Dennis Marsh, Andrew London and Sam Manzanza, all performing a one night only benefit concert in Kapiti on June 30th. This fantastic concert will be hosted by another Kiwi Legend Kevin Milne and Rebekah Codlin. With preshow entertainment, VIP Packages and Supper Packages available,(see below for information) the evening promises to be a musical extravaganza not to be missed.[ad]
The Concert starts at 7:30pm. Everyone will be asked to be seated by 7:20pm.
All proceeds from the concert will go towards the Kapiti Performing Arts Centre Project – Buy A Seat, Build a Stage.
The Concert Performers
Tina Cross has retained a quality place in our Kiwi entertainment industry over many decades. She sang the song ‘Nothing But Dreams’ which won the 1979 Pacific Song Contest, has featured in musicals such as Cats and Once Were Warriors, won a New Zealand Variety Artists Club ‘Benny’, and been bestowed with an OMZM.[ad]
Ray Woolf featured in his Avengers group, on the 60s and 70s pop television shows such as C’Mon and Happen Inn, had his own television chat show The Ray Woolf Show, and has performed in many television dramas and in musicals. More recently Ray, now mainly a jazz singer, has performed with the Rodger Fox Big Band.
Dennis Marsh has made a special mark in the country and western musical world. He has won NZ Country Music Entertainer of the Year, best male artist several times, and many other awards.
Paul Ubana Jones, is an intimate soul performer, an acoustic guitar sensation, and had won three New Zealand music awards. He performs regularly overseas, and sung alongside the likes of BB King, Bob Dylan, and Crowded House.[ad]
Sam Manzanza is a versatile instrumentalist, playing the blues harp, guitar, and percussion. ‘A paced blend of hot and spicy African music, ska, and Afrobeat all taken from tribal beats’. He performs in French, English and Lingali.
Andrew London, singer and guitarist is a Kapiti local Legend. He performs with The Cattlestops, Hot Club Sandwich and the Andrew London Trio, with anyone else he can line up. He writes original songs which often poke fun in all directions.