John Wright and The Sou’Westers Touring April 2018
New Zealand cricketing great John Wright with The Sou’Westers play Christchurch, Auckland and Waihi in April 2018.
John Launched his debut album Red Skies at a concert in Motueka in 2017 and returns to the stage in 2018 with his insightful songs and stories about travelling the world as an international cricketer and coach.
The first New Zealand test batsman to score 5000 test runs in first-class cricket, John went on to coach both the New Zealand and Indian cricket teams. He is currently coach of the Derbyshire cricket team and is involved as a scout for the IPL Mumbai Indians.
Backed by The Sou’Westers his songs and yarns tell of his many tours of duty as a high profile international sportsman, observer and solitary songwriter.
The Sou’Westers is a songwriting collective featuring Aly Cook, Liam Ryan and Dean Hetherington. The band began playing together in 2010 and has released one highly successful album - Going West.
Expect an evening of fine musicianship, rich harmonies and tales from the road.
The Waihi Beach show will donate $10 from every ticket to Waihi Beach Lifeguard Services for the purchase of a defibrillator.