Nights for Friday 21 August 2015
7:06 Sonic Tonic
8:10 Wheelchair Rugby
8:25 Rackets live at The Kings Arms
When Auckland rock’n’roll trio Rackets – Oscar, Vince and Jeremy – dropped their new Bob Frisbee-produced LP Walking the Skeleton, they promptly embarked on a 20-date tour of their hometown of Auckland City. One of their stops included live music destination, The Kings Arms. Radio New Zealand’s Andre Upston caught their raucous set for Music 101.
9:06 Country Life
Rural news and features.
10:17 Late Edition
11:06 WOMAD 2015 Live
A live performance by Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino - a seven-piece band from Puglia in the south-east of Italy - who’s fusion of traditional pizzaca music has been their passport to the global Festival circuit.
And the Malawi Mouse Boys, who’s up beat delivery of African Gospel proved to be hugely popular with this year’s Womad audience.