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SPIT & POLISH Finishing School - 2022 CANCELLED

Want that extra pizazz in your musical performance?


Entertainer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and recording artist Peter Cairns is offering private workshops for people who want to add the finishing touches to their performance before the MLT New Zealand Gold Guitar Awards 2022.


Peter has entertained in New Zealand, Australia and the United States for many years, and performed beside many of New Zealand’s top acts.


Peter is a NZ Gold Guitar overall winner, and an award-winning songwriter and recording artist. He has been musical director for The Southerners backing band at the NZ Gold Guitar Awards for 20 years. He also plays in several other backing bands for shows and events.


Peter is well known as a performance coach and regularly holds workshops around the country. He has coached 11 overall Gold Guitar Winners from junior through to senior categories. Some of his past students have gone on to establish successful performing careers internationally.

When: Wednesday 1 June and Thursday 2 June 2022

           Private 30-minute workshops with Peter Cairns


Cost:  $25 per session


Bookings: Call Peter on 027 201 4059

                 or email 

Tussock Country Music Festival may not be going ahead, but a number of local businesses, community groups and artists have chosen to work within the current event restrictions to host events around Gore in May and June. 

Check out the 'Live and Local' 2022 line-up on our homepage.

 Tussock Country Music Festival returns in May-June 2023. 

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