Beatles tribute act plays Auckland Town Hall

JESS MCALLEN
Last updated 12:22 25/06/2014
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The Waves perform during the A strange Days Night concert, held at the Auckland Town Hall, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Beatles visit to New Zealand.

Grace Brebner
CHRIS SKELTON/Fairfax NZ
Grace Brebner performs during the A strange Days Night concert, held at the Auckland Town Hall, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Beatles visit to New Zealand.

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Fifty years ago today Aucklanders had witnessed the Beatles play an iconic show at Auckland Town Hall and were gearing up for another tonight. 

A similar situation is occurring now after tribute concert A Strange Day's Night kicked off last night and finishes this evening - with Beatles' songs rocking the same stage once again. 

The concert is a fund-raiser for Play it Strange and the show features more than 150 New Zealand artists covering the full breadth of Beatles' music. 

Musicians such as Tim Finn, Graham Brazier, Jordan Luck, Eddie Rayner, Fiona Macdonald and SJD are scattered across the two day line up. 

Emerging young performers from secondary schools across Auckland are also performing. 

On Friday 'The Beatles 50th Anniversary Tour Relived' will be presented at Auckland Town Hall, starring the Fabulous Beatle Boys.  

ARTIST LINEUP

Tuesday June 24th 

Don McGlashan
SJD
Mike Chunn
Fiona McDonald  (Headless Chickens)
The Camel Toes
The Backbeat Band
Tim and Harper Finn (Split Enz)
Graeme Brazier and Harry Lyon (Hello Sailor)
Jed Town
Grace Brebner
Kaipara College
Waves
Fletcher Mills

Wednesday June 25th

Leza Corban (Strawpeople)
Peter Urlich (Th' Dudes)
Jason Kerrison (Op Shop)
Eddie Rayner (Split Enz)
Jimmy Christmas (D4)
Geoffrey Chunn (Citizen Band)
Rezonation
St Cuthbert's Choir
Matthew Bannister (Sneaky Feelings)
The Backbeat Band
Jordan Luck (The Exponents)
Sacred Heart College Band
Tim and Harper Finn (Split Enz)
Fletcher Mills

*subject to change  

Running Time
Doors open 7.00pm
Finish 11.00pm

Ticket Information 

$19.50 - $49.00
* Booking fee's apply

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