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Big Band Picnic


There’s nothing like finishing the Big Band Weekend with a relaxed Big Band Picnic! Pack a picnic and head down to the Victoria Square next to the Town Hall and the Margaret Mahy Playground. If you don't bring a picnic, no worries, as there are food trucks right on site for those who don’t want to miss a big band beat!!!

And if you're hungry for music, we'll be dishing up a multi-course meal of big bands, one after the other.

If wet, the party will relocate to Little Andromeda on the Terrace.

10.30am Nelson Jazz Club Big Band

11.30am Chisnallwood Big Band

12pm Brass meets swing with Sideline Swing and Rangiora Brass

1pm Garden City Big Band

2pm All Girl Big Band

3pm The Mike Bickers Boptet

Earlier Event: October 27
Monster Ball
Later Event: October 28
Art Gallery Big Bands