The well-known summer tour refreshes for its 11th year with a new format featuring Annie Crummer, Che Fu, Jason Kerrison (Opshop), Betty-Anne Monga (Ardijah), Hollie Smith and Tami Neilson.
After 10 years and 149 shows around New Zealand, the annual Winery Tour will be shaking things up a little for its 2018 run. While maintaining the key elements, the all-star laden 2018 tour will come with a twist.
The three-set format that is another staple of the Winery Tour stays in place, but the presentation gets a reset.
Tami Neilson and her Hot Rockin' Band of Rhythm will open the show, with what is sure to be a high octane blast, showcasing Tami's incredible voice and multi-award winning songs.
For the middle set, some of the greatest voices in New Zealand music history will take the stage together, supported by one band, performing the hits from each of their storied catalogues. Annie, Che, Jason, Betty-Anne, Hollie and band will then take a short break before returning to the stage for the headline set: Songbook - Together in Concert.
Together, the Kiwi music legends will present their takes on their all time favourite songs - songs that have influenced them, by the artists that inspired them. Featuring the music of Prince, David Bowie, Stevie Wonder, Blondie, the Eagles, Tina Turner and many more.
The Winery Tour 2018 will present 10 shows around New Zealand in January and February in some of New Zealand's most idyllic wineries and outdoor venues.
Promoters Brent Eccles and Campbell Smith are re-energised with the new-look Winery Tour and particularly with the star-studded line-up of talent: "We were determined to shake our favourite tour up a bit and we are so thrilled to be able to present such an impressive array of Kiwi talent in one show," says Brent.
"Tami Neilson blows us away every time we see her play and to be able to see and hear legends like Annie, Che, Jason, Betty-Anne and Hollie performing big songs in the Together in Concert format, will be something special."
Tauranga's concert is at Wharepai Domain on Saturday, February 10. Tickets are on sale now. Visit The Winery Tour website, www.winerytour.co.nz.