Wright launched his debut 10-track album Red Skies at a concert in Motueka in 2017 last year, touring with The Sou’Westers and his collection of insightful songs and stories about travelling as an international cricketer and coach. A prolific songwriter, John will release another EP (Jump The Sun) in the spring of 2019.
The first New Zealand test batsman to score 5000 test runs in first-class cricket, John coached both the New Zealand and Indian cricket teams. In 2017 and 2018 he coached Derbyshire and is currently a scout for the IPL Mumbai Indians featuring on the 2019 Netflix series Cricket Fever.
Expect an evening of thoughtful songs, rich harmonies and colourful tales from the crossroads where music and sport meet.