2016 Sounds in the Sand

2016 Sounds in the Sand

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

Funky tunes are returning to Opunake Beach with Sounds on the Sand.

The South Taranaki District Council is bringing the Clazzmatic Boogie Orchestra to Opunake Beach on Sunday 17 January from 12.30pm.

It is one week after the beach carnival so we hope there are still plenty of campers at the campground as well as the locals from Opunake and surrounds will come on down for a great afternoon.

“This is always a fantastic, relaxing day,” says Sounds on the Sand organiser Jody Bloor. “So come along, bring the kids and a picnic, sit back and relax, enjoying the sounds from the band ‘Clazzmatic Boogie Orchestra’ and the waves crashing on the beach.”

The Clazzmatic Boogie Orchestra, from Wanganui, plays a wide array of funky soul/R&B from artists such as Etta James Chicago and Bruno Mars. Band member Fred Loveridge says they are looking forward to coming to Opunake and playing to the Naki crowd.

Loveridge, who played at Sounds on the Sand a few years ago with The Blues Buffet contacted Miss Bloor nine months before the event as he was so keen to come back to Opunake. “It’s such a relaxing place to play and the crowd was fantastic,” he says.

There will also be a bouncy castle for the kids, so bring the whole family and make an afternoon of it.