Gore musicians are coming together to play hits from some of the most successful women in music history.
Performing It’s Her Way, a Tribute to Women that Rock, on February 25 at the SBS St James Theatre, Gore band the Sunbeam Swingers will be joined on stage by some wellknown local vocalists, band member Jason Harvey said.
‘‘There will be something for everybody’s musical tastes with songs by Fleetwood Mac, Pat Benatar, Melissa Etheridge, Dolly Parton and Aretha Franklin just to name a few being performed.’’
The Sunbeam Swingers were formed less than two years ago by guitarists and vocalists Callum Harvey and Steve Hamlin for Gore Theatre Restaurant’s Salute to the Centre Parks.
They ‘‘instantly clicked’’ and decided to play together more regularly, Harvey said.
He joined them as a guitarist along with Mallory Hood on drums, Brendon Burgess on keys and Belinda Anderson on bass guitar and vocals.
Guest vocalists Cheryl Anderson, Maegan Mitchell and Cassie Crawford will also be performing.
‘‘As a way to help foster young talent in the region, Lachlan Young, from St Peter’s College, has been brought in to play guitar on a couple of songs to give him experience playing with a band,’’ Harvey said.
Steven Hayes of the Possum Pickers will join on fiddle.
The show starts at 7pm at the SBS St James Theatre. Doors open at 6.30pm and tickets are available through iticket.co.nz.