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Mel Parsons for The Boathouse

Thursday 9th August 2018

LIVE AT THE THEATRE ROYAL, 9TH OF AUGUST 2018

Award-winning singer songwriter Mel Parsons is well recognised as one of New Zealand's established songwriting stars - matched by her equally generous heart.

On the very day of Cyclone Fehi Mel contacted The Boathouse with a heartwarming offer to help with fundraising for repairs, and with the support of the Theatre Royal this we have a benefit concert! Joining Mel on stage are Jed Parsons and Josh Logan.

Hot off the heels of her American tour Mel brings a wide breadth of material. Her dynamic songs range from gutsy & rhythmic hand-clappers like audience favourite 'Far Away', through to pin-drop ballads like 'Don't Wait', featuring Canadian songwriting royalty Ron Sexsmith.

With her dynamic band Parsons is an engaging performer with a natural emotive voice that allows the listener to become part of the story. Her unique style simmers somewhere between indie/folk and alt/country, and her shows are as memorable for the spine tingling songs as well as for her dry banter delivery.

Opening acts:
The Community Choir at The Boathouse - Vibrant singing group with fabulous songs from around the world - exploring harmony, rhythm, sound, breath, unity.

Django Schmango - this highly regarded Hot Club style

Date(s)

August 9

Time

From 7.30pm

Location

Nelson & suburbs

Venue

Theatre Royal
78 Rutherford St, Nelson
Thank you to the Theatre Royal for generously gifting the venue. All proceeds go towards The Boathouse Rebuild fund.

Tickets, Bookings and Entry

Tickets from The Theatre Royal, I-SITE and Ticket Direct

Contact

promo@theboathousenelson.co.nz

Additional Info

Official Website

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