HBAF 2023 - Back to Black

101 Hastings Street South, Hastings

In a show-stopping opening night concert featuring some of this country’s finest musicians, we bring you Back to Black, an incredible celebration of the legendary Amy Winehouse.

Enjoy a stellar collection of her extraordinary original compositions from her first album Frank and her chart-topping sophomore album Back to Black. Also included is a set of her favourite classics and deep cuts performed live.

This concert brings together a nine-piece supergroup of Aotearoa all-stars and has already wowed thousands of concert-goers with outstanding performances paying homage to the famous songstress following her untimely death in 2011.

One show only celebrating the famous songstress and her unmistakable voice to mark her 40th birthday. You don’t want to miss it!

The epic line-up and killer band features:
Vanessa Stacey (Chocolate Box Deluxe, Aretha with The APO)
Lisa Tomlins (L.A.B, Rhombus, Lord Echo)
Johnny Lawrence (EWH, Hollie Smith, Louis Baker)
Darren Mathiassen (Shapeshifter, Kora)
Daniel Hayles (Richter City Rebels, Hollie Smith, Clear Path Ensemble)
Eugene Fuimaono (Whirimako Black Band)

And a heavyweight horn section of:
Chris Buckland (The JAC, Richter City Rebels)
Christian Mausia and Thabani Gapara (Katchafire, Sons of Zion, Stan Walker Band)

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Fri 13th Oct 2023, 7:00pm


Toitoi - Opera House, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

101 Hastings Street South, Hastings

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