AURORA CENTRE EVENTS PAGE
What's coming up at the Aurora Centre? This page has details of upcoming events hosted at Burnside High School's Aurora Centre. Both school-based and outside events are featured.
Please note that not all events are published - due to the nature of the booking.
7 Days Live
Monday 9 December 2013 - 7:30pm
Presented by: TV3
Without the restrictions of the TV cameras and censors, the 7 Days team rip the piss out of the news, the newsmakers and each other - right in front of your eyes. Be there to see what happens when the cameras aren't rolling.
See Jeremy Corbett, Paul Ego, Dai Henwood and the rest start with quick-fire stand-up comedy and then tear into a no-folds-barred, interactive game of 7 Days.
Christchurch/Tauranga/Hamilton: Box Office: 6:30pm Doors: 7:00pm Event Start: 7:30pm Interval: Yes Event Finish: 10:00pm (approx)
Tickets available from Ticketek: 0800 842 538 or http://premier.ticketek.co.nz/shows/show.aspx?sh=7DAYSLIV13&v=CAU
Carl Barron - A One Ended Stick
Saturday 8 February 2014 - 8:00pm
Carl returns to N.Z with his acclaimed new show. Get ready for something a little different with Carl's new monologue/ stand-up/ music show. More Troy stories, worms, ants, acid, and being Carl Barron are all explored.
He grew up in Longreach in Central Queensland the son of a shearer and is now Australia's highest selling stand-up comedian on DVD in retail history.
Follow Carl as he looks for things that may not actually be there. Just make sure you are.
"An Aussie larrikin persona that has been polished to shine brighter than an opal" - NZ Herald
"Carl Barron of Australia was the highlight of the evening" - The Gazette, Montreal
"Carl Barron is an awesome standup comedian.... I had tears in my eyes..." - The Age, Melbourne
Tickets available from Ticketek: 0800 842 538 or http://premier.ticketek.co.nz/shows/show.aspx?sh=CARLBARR14&v=CAU (available 31 October 2013)
Bill Haley Jnr
Tuesday 18 March 2014 - 8:00pm
Reviving the look and sound made famous by Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Famer Bill Haley -- BILL HALEY, JR. & THE COMETS is a high-energy five-piece combo performing a rousing, crowd-pleasing set of songs from the dawn of rock ‘n roll.
Emphasizing authenticity in sound and presentation in a 2-hour show, BILL HALEY, JR. shares inside stories behind the songs he sings backed up by his talented band of Comets multi-instrumentalist Bobby Michaels on saxophone,
percussion and keyboard; nimble-fingered Mike Denaro on electric guitar; Christopher Davis Shannon slapping the upright bass; and not forgetting Rich Flamini’s energetic Gene Krupa-style drumming.
Be prepared to jump, jive, dance, clap, stomp your feet and sing along to classic 50's favourites such as “Rock Around The Clock,” “See Ya Later Alligator,” “Shake, Rattle & Roll,” “Rock This Joint,” “Chantilly Lace”, “Johnny B Good”
and “Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On” when BILL HALEY, JR. & THE COMETS rock the joint!
Tickets available from Ticketek: 0800 842 538 or http://premier.ticketek.co.nz/shows/show.aspx?sh=BILLHALE14&v=CAU