The 2019 Silver Scroll songwriting awards took place on Wednesday night at Auckland's Spark Arena, and as is tradition, all the finalist and winner songs were reinterpreted and performed by a surprise line-up of musicians. This year's performances were curated by Kiwi jazz legend Nathan Haines.
Aldous Harding's Silver Scroll-winning song 'The Barrel', performed by Louis Baker and band
Hātea Kapa Haka open the 2019 Silver Scrolls
'Blue Smoke', performed by Lisa Tomlins, Kirsten Te Rito and band
The creators of NZ's first homegrown pop song 'Blue Smoke', Ruru Karaitiana, Pixie Williams, and Jim Carter were inducted into the NZ Music Hall of Fame.
Bella Kalolo and band perform 'Happy Unhappy' by the Beths
Stella Bennett's (BENEE) 'Soaked' performed by Mini Simmons
Takadimi Ensemble and friends perform 'Olympic Girls' by Tiny Ruins
Avantdale Bowling Club's 'Years Gone By' performed by Bruce Hopkins and band
Composed by Tom Scott, Hayden Dick, Julien Dyne, Guy Harrison, and Tom Dennison.