Shayne Carter

From schoolboy punk to rock royalty, Shayne Carter has been a star of New Zealand music for the last 40 years.

Through early bands Bored Games and the DoubleHappys, to Straitjacket Fits and Dimmer, Shayne has produced a string of incredible hits and New Zealand classics.

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Festival sessions

Writing Rock n Roll 

- in conversation with Mike White

8pm-9pm, Saturday 6 July, The  Plant, 2 Redwood St, Blenheim, $20

One of New Zealand's greatest musicians, Shayne Carter , examines what it takes to write a brilliant song, the ones he loves, the ones he hates, the best ones he's written, and the ones he wishes he'd written. Doors will open at 6.30pm, so come early to enjoy the fantastic vegan menu and bar.


Dead People I Have Known

- in conversation with Mike White

12pm-1pm, Sunday 7 July, ASB Theatre Marlborough, 2 Hutcheson St, Blenheim, $20

Legendary singer and songwriter Shayne Carter discusses his incredibly funny and moving autobiography, Dead People I Have Known. Shayne talks about his life making music in bands like Straitjacket Fits and Dimmer, his part in the Dunedin Sound, and the people he's met along the way.


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