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Saturday 22nd June 2024

The Nelson Regional Final of Smokefreerockquest, New Zealand's nationwide, live, original music, youth event, giving young musicians the opportunity to perform live in a professional setting, in venues from Northland to Southland.

Smokefreerockquest 2024, powered by Rockshop, aims to motivate young musicians to strive for success, to realise the opportunities available in music careers, and to encourage their peers to support original New Zealand Music.

Stalls (downstairs): General Admission. Some seats removed to make room for dancing.
Dress Circle (upstairs): allocated seating.

The 12 bands performing are:
- Tizzy from Nayland College
- Tuesday Band from Nayland College, Nelson College for Girls & Nelson College
- Soundtrap from Waimea College
- Tyko from Waimea College
- Solace from Garin College & Nelson College
- Frog from Garin College
- Finessed from Nelson College & Nelson College for Girls
- Salisbury Rd from Waimea College & Waimea Intermediate
- Imperfect Circles from Motueka High School
- Mercy Killing from Waimea College
- East Avenue from Nelson College for Girls
- Shedheads from Nelson College & Garin College
- Chaos from Nelson College for Girls



June 22




Nelson & suburbs


Theatre Royal
78 Rutherford St, Nelson

Tickets, Bookings and Entry

General Admission downstairs: U19 $15, Adult $25; Allocated seat upstairs: $30

Tickets from Theatre Royal Nelson ph. 03 548 3840 ext 1.


Ph. 03 548 3840

Additional Info

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