Engage Aotearoa

Tag Archives: Devonstock

Free Concert and Music Docos in Devonport 15 December 2012

Devonstock is happening this Saturday, 15th of December, 3pm-7pm at Windsor Reserve.  With the support of Devonport-Takapuna Local Board and the Devonport Community Coordinator, Devonport’s youth forum, Youthink.Devo, have worked hard to bring to you this free community concert with a great line up of local youth bands.

Included are: Exit 420, Between the Lines, Five Mile Town, Josh Leys and Andy Keys, Petra Bullock and Liam Jaques.  This is a no alcohol event.

Following straight on after Devonstock, The Vic is screening two music documentaries at 7:30pm and 8:45pm respectively:

First up is Guitars from the Leafy Suburbs – a locally made film which “follows several of the Devonport’s finest young bands from their humble beginnings as recorded by studio engineer and mentor Rikki Morris, to their heady live concerts and growing success…”  Read more at: http://www.guitarsfromtheleafysuburbs.com/

The second film is the Rolling Stones documentary, Crossfire Hurricane.  The Vic will screen Crossfire Hurricane again on Saturday 22nd December at 8.30pm. For more info visit: www.rollingstones.com/crossfire-hurricane/

Contact Devonport Peninsula Trust: Making Community Happen 

Ph: 445 9533, Mob: 027 924 3494, Email: dportcomm@xtra.co.nz

Devonstock Music in the Park 15 December 2012

Devonstock 2012 Press Release

-For Immediate Release-

9th November 2012

Music on – It’s Devonstock

What better way to drill into summer with melodious music and scenic Devonport views with your friends, families or relatives? Continuing from previous successful Devonstock concerts, this year’s will be held at the spacious grounds of Windsor Reserve on Saturday 15th December from 3pm till 7pm. If it happens to rain, the scheduled rain date is on the following day, Sunday 16th December. This year, the Devonstock crew are honoured to have FiveMileTown, Josh Leys & Andy Keys, Petra Bullock, Liam Jaques, Between the Lines and Exit 420 featuring in Devonstock.

All of these performers are brimming with talent and could be the potential leaders of tomorrow’s music scene. Most of them are from the local Devonport-Takapuna area, so it’s very likely the amazing voice from the stage is coming from your friend, classmate or your neighbour. Plunge in for the fun!

The very first Devonstock was in 2007 and it’s a great place for local talent to be discovered, much like the band The Checks who sprung upwards from Devonstock. So why not come along and hear some superb singing you could be paying for to hear years later from now?

Devonstock 2012 is bound to be a sweet treat for your family and friends.  Best of all it’s free for all ages thanks to generous funding from Devonport-Takapuna Local Board and with the venue being accessible to all, you’ve got almost no excuse not to rock up! Devonstock is also a non-alcoholic event.