MLT NZ Gold Guitar Awards - Senior finalBy: Gore Country Music Club
02-Jun-2019, 10:30 PM Auditions: various, Finals: Gore Town and Country Club various Visit Our Website
Now in its 46th year, this is the event that saw Gore titled ‘NZ Capital of Country Music’.
Every year amateur country musicians from all over New Zealand come to Gore to compete for the coveted Gold Guitar title.
Watch the auditions or save yourself for the main events – the junior and senior finals. It’s three days of hard core country music.
Roam between venues and get a heads up on the stand out performers before they are selected for the finals.
Friday 31 May and Saturday 1 June, 8.15am to 5.00pm
Senior sections only
Sunday 2 June, 8.15am to 12.00pm
Gore Town & Country Club Stadium, 4 Bury Street
Excelsior Rugby Club Rooms, 11 Bury Street
Gore District Memorial RSA, Bowler Ave
Admission: Door sales only (ticket allows entry at all venues)
Tickets: Adults $12, senior citizens $8, Children 17 years and under FREE
All finals events are held at the Gore Town & Country Club Stadium
Tickets are available to all finals events from iticket.co.nz or in person at the St James Theatre, Gore.
Intermediate & Junior Finals
Featuring all the intermediate and junior finalists followed by presentation of the Awards. Guest appearance from 2018 Intermediate overall winner Molly Goodeve.
Saturday 1 June, 6.30pm
Adults $38, Children 17 years and under $10 (plus booking fees)
40 Plus and 60 Plus finals
Featuring all the 40 Plus and 60 Plus age group finalists, followed by presentation of the Awards. Ginny Peters will be inducted into the Hands of Fame at this event (see page ???)
Sunday 2 June, 1.00pm (approx.)
Senior sections auditions ticket covers entry to this event
The overall winner receives the coveted Gold Guitar Award and a significant prize package. The evening features all finalists in the senior award categories, playing with backing band Tightazz, followed by the presentation of the category winners and overall title. Guest artist is Arun O’Connor.
Sunday 2 June, 7.30pm
Adults $45, children 17 years and under $17