Music – Bands

This year's line up of artists bring a family-friendly fun party atmosphere to A Taste of Matarangi for another fabulous day of food, wine and music by the beach.

The MonroesThe Monroes

Whitianga Dixieland Band

The newly formed Whitianga Dixieland Band presents a selection of New Orleans jazz tunes. From cruisey blues to foot stomping swing music, Dixieland music is the original unplugged, good times groove.

Whitianga Dixieland Band features Paul Lee on clarinet, Kevin Robinson on trumpet, Trevor Hildreth on flugel-trombone, Paul Bradley on acoustic bass, Jani Dennis on piano, Rob Perks on drums and Len Salt on banjo.

Band 2

To be announced

Band 3

To be announced

Band 4

To be announced

Past Events

A Taste of Matarangi 2013-2019

April 2020

See you there!

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Join us to celebrate the seventh Taste of Matarangi festival on the 4th of April 2020.
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