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Whirimako Black

Friday, 1st December 2023, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

WhirimakoBlack is Aotearoa’s undisputed soul diva. With melodies caressed into shape by the language of her ancestors, Whirimako has carved out a musical pathway leading from the mists of the Urewera to the world. Whirimako has featured on numerous collaborations with some of the world’s most highly regarded musical artists, such as Donal Lunny, renowned Zimbabwean singer/songwriter Oliver Mtukudzi, and closer to home Dave Dobbyn, Neil Finn, Salmonalla Dub, Nathan Haines, and collaborated with Richard Nunns on the 2011, Te More. List of awards include Best Māori Album, Best Jazz Album, and a Silver Scroll award for Best Māori Composition. 

She is joined on stage by the Multi-instrumentalist Kim Halliday who perfectly complements her with her virtuosity, and Mahina Kaui’s out of this world Taonga Puoro sounds and vocals. 

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Details

Date:
Friday, 1st December 2023
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Venue

The Meteor Theatre
1 Victoria st
Hamilton, New Zealand
Website:
www.themeteor.co.nz