Posts Tagged ‘Mission Concert’

Robbie Williams Mission Concert: Port Ahuriri kapa haka group has performance of a lifetime

Thursday, November 16th, 2023

It’s not often you get to sing with your teacher in front of 25,000 people. But Port Ahuriri School’s “Mr Stretch” made that a reality for his talented tamariki over the weekend when they got the chance to open for British superstar Robbie Williams. Near the end of his opening set, Anthony Stretch – more Read more

Mission Concert close to sold out in 7 days

Thursday, August 30th, 2018

The Mission Concert is close to a full house just seven days after announcing Phil Collins as its top billing. Promoters said the tickets have all sold bar a “small allocation” of extra tickets that will go on sale next week. continue reading

Phil Collins to play at Mission Concert in 2019

Thursday, August 23rd, 2018

Phil Collins will headline the Mission Estate Concert in Hawke’s Bay next year. The Air Tonight singer is known around the world for being the drummer and singer of rock band Genesis, while also having a phenomenally successful solo career in the 1980s and 1990s. Continue reading

Mission Concert organiser announces lead act for 2017

Friday, October 14th, 2016

The Dixie Chick will be the lead act at the 2017 Mission Concert. The country/pop act has won 13 Grammys, including five in 2007 for Taking the Long Way, which received the Grammy Award for Album of the Year, and have sold 30 million albums worldwide. The group will be coming to New Zealand as Read more

Mission Concert to return in 2017

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

The Hawke Bay’s Mission Concert is set to return in 2017. It will take place on Saturday, April 8 Mission Estate Winery made the announcement last week and said it was “very pleased” to again deliver one of the “hottest entertainment acts on earth”. The headline artist will be announced onThursday. Continue reading

Simply Red to play at Mission Estate

Friday, November 6th, 2015

Music is once again set to rock The Mission this summer, having secured English soul and pop group Simply Red to perform early next year. The concert will be part of the new Mission Estate Summer Concert series. Simply Red will take to the stage on February 28 with another major international artist, to be Read more

Mission Concert takes a gap year

Friday, November 14th, 2014

For the first time since 1993 that The Mission Concert, held annually at Mission Vineyards in Taradale, will not be staged at the end of summer in 2015. The February concert had been postponed until a suitable act could be found, the Sports Entertainment Limited chairman James Erskine said. “The search for a suitable act Read more

Irish upset by Mission Concert’s “UK invasion”

Friday, November 15th, 2013

When the line-up for next year’s Mission Estate Winery Concert was announced this week, it was billed as the UK Invasion Party. The Concert will feature Ronan Keating, Melanie C from the Spice Girls, Sharon Corr, Billy Ocean and Leo Sayer. However branding Irish musicians Ronan Keating and Sharon Corr  as Brits has upset Hawke’s Bay’s Irish community. Read more

Pop star priest impresses Mission Concert goers

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

Billed as the Pop Star priest, Chris Skinner, Saturday, helped warm up the crowd at the annual Mission Concert at the Mission Estate, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand. Fr Skinner was one of the lead in acts for female composer and singing sensation Carole King and the Bee Gee’s legend, Barry Gibb. Chris told the crowd Read more

Mission Concert 2013: Barry Gibb and Carole King

Friday, October 12th, 2012

The artist for next year’s 21st Mission Concert has been announced today. Barry Gibb of Bee Gees fame will rock the Hawke’s Bay venue with support from Carole King. The annual round of rumours as to who this year’s artist may have been also included Paul Simon, Paul McCartney and Bruce Springsteen. The concert, which Read more