Coming Attractions

JOHN WRIGHT AND THE SOU’WESTERS All coming attractions

Friday 6th April 2018 - 8pm


New Zealand cricketing great John Wright and his band The Sou’westers are touring New Zealand this April.

Catch them at Blue Smoke on Friday 6th!

John Launched his debut album Red Skies at a concert in Motueka in 2017 and returns to the stage in 2018 with his insightful songs and stories about travelling the world as an international cricketer and coach.

The first New Zealand test batsman to score 5000 test runs in first-class cricket, John went on to coach both the New Zealand and Indian cricket teams. He is currently coach of the Derbyshire cricket team and is involved as a scout for the IPL Mumbai Indians.

Backed by The Sou’Westers his songs and yarns tell of his many tours of duty as a high profile international sportsman, observer and solitary songwriter.

The Sou’Westers is a songwriting collective featuring Aly Cook, Liam Ryan and Dean Hetherington. The band began playing together in 2010 and has released one highly successful album – Going West.

Expect an evening of fine musicianship, rich harmonies and tales from the road.