Whitianga Summer Concert 2018


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Event Info

January 28, 2018


Whitianga Waterways Arena


Carpark opens at 8.30am
Box Office Opens: 9:00am (note tickets have sold out)
Express Pass Entry Opens: 10:00am
General Admission Gates Open:11:00am
Concert ends: 6:30pm
Intervals Yes, between artists
Whitianga Summer Concert 2018

What to Expect

Amazing international line up of bands The Orchestra starring former members of Electric Light Orchestra, Alanis Morissette, Colin Hay of Men At Work Fame and Fairground Saints.

This sold out concert will be a rocking Auckland Anniversary long weekend in Whitianga!

Whitianga Summer Concert Information
 If you need to know about Whitianga Summer Concert parking and where to park your car for the Whitianga Summer Concert, or if you can take chairs and umbrellas to the Whitianga Summer concert see the information below and also follow the link to the Greenstone Entertainment page for up to date information.

Whitianga Summer Concert Artist schedule
  • White Chapel Jak 10:30am - 11:15am
  • Fairground Saints 11:30am-12:30pm
  • Colin Hay of Men at Work fame - 1pm to 2:30pm
  • Alanis Morissette - 3pm to 4:30pm
  • The Orchestra starring former members of (ELO) - 5pm to 6:30pm
What to bring with you to the Whitianga Summer Concert
  • Your Concert ticket (e-ticket or hard ticket)
  • Photo ID – The Summer Concert is a licensed event and EVERYONE must have ID
  • Enough cash to get you started. (there will be cash out facilites available on site to purchase merchandise, food and beverages)
  • Protection from the elements (hat, sunscreen, mosquito repellent, something warm for the evening)
  • Free refill water will be available
  • Note once you leave the concert you will not be permitted back in.
Venu map for the Whitianga Summer Concert
  • Download the venue map from the bottom of this page.
What to Leave at home for the Whitianga Summer Concert
  • Alcohol (a wide selection of alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages will be available on site)
  • Illicit substances
  • Unsealed bottles
  • IPAD'S for recording
  • Video or Audio recorders
  • Animals
Whitianga Summer Concert Tickets
The 2018 event is SOLD OUT so there are no ticket sales at the gate. The box office is at the front gate and will be open from 9.  Please see information about the facebook ticket exchange below.

Children age 14 and under are free, and don’t require a ticket.

GA, Express and Bus tickets have now sold out online. Whitianga i-SITE have limited Loop Bus tickets available for purchase. You MUST have PRE PURCHASED a bus ticket to be able to catch all buses. There will be NO bus ticket sales on the day of the event.

Bus tickets to the Whitianga Summer Concert
Whitianga i-SITE (66 Albert Street, Whitianga, Ph: 07-866 5555)  have limited Loop Bus tickets available for purchase. You MUST have PRE PURCHASED a bus ticket to be able to catch all buses. There will be NO bus ticket sales on the day of the event.

Whitianga Summer Concert Bus Information

Departure Times for each town and times for pre-purchased ticket holders only:
  • Matarangi - Matarangi Fire Station 10.00am
  • Kuaotunu - Kuaotunu Reserve 10.15am
  • Whangamata - Rugby Club 9.30am
  • Coromandel - Information Centre 10.00am
  • Pauanui -Community Hub carpark (beside the Library) 10.00am
  • Tairua - Tairua Info Centre10.30am
All Returns depart at 6.45pm from drop off point.

Whitianga Summer Concert Loop Bus Info:
For pre-purchased ticket holder only
  • Ferry – i-SITE – Mercury Bay Area School – Venue
  • Centennial Ave – Buffalo Beach Rd (toilets near Halligan Rd) – Venue
Loop Busses run from 10am - 1pm, then from 6:30pm Onwards

Whitianga Summer Concert Car parking
Free car parking is available. Due to the futher development and expansion of the Whitianga Waterways the car parking has moved from last year to a new location. It will be sign posted and traffic mannaged on the day there is a 30 minute walk (stroll) to the concert site.
  • We advise all concert goers to wear comfortable footwear, bring hats, sunscreen, and water. 
  • Whilst parking is free we appreciate a gold coin donation to a local community group.
  • Please follow signage and directions on the day.
  • Carpark opens at 8:30am.
More Information About Whitianga
Get your dancing shoes ready for the Whitianga Summer Concert 2018! For information on Whitianga accommodation, transport, events, trades and service information view our local information and visitor guides  above on All About Whitianga.

Whitianga Summer Concert Venue Whitianga Waterways Arena
There could not be a better location for Greenstone Entertainment's latest concert with an offering of these incredible international artists that we love to hear. It's your chance to see and hear these legendary artists performing so, bring yourself, your friends and your family for an afternoon at the perfectly placed Whitianga Waterways Arena in beautiful Whitianga in the Mercury Bay.

International Line Up:
  • The Orchestra starring former members of Electric Light Orchestra
  • Alanis Morissette
  • Colin Hay of Men at Work fame.
  • Fairground Saints
Please note that due to family illness George Thorogood & The Destroyers are now unable to perform at the Summer Concert Tour.

Tickets Have Sold Out
Just five weeks after announcing its 2018 line up, Greenstone Entertainment (organisers of the annual Summer Concert Tour), sold out the three date nationwide concert tour coming to New Zealand in January.

GA TICKETS and Express Passes have  SOLD OUT!

Tickets have now sold out - ticket exchange set up on Facebook!
Tickets have now sold out for the Whitianga Waterways Summer Concert! Tickets have also sold out for Taupo and Queenstown venues. 

For those who due to unforeseen circumstances, may need to sell their concert tickets, Greenstone Entertainment have established a ticket exchange forum on Facebook:

The Greenstone Concert Club
To become a Greenstone Concert Club member, it’s free, easy to join and means you get first notice on news, concerts, exclusive pre-sale ticket concert information and more.  Follow our orange "book now" button to join up!

Previous Summer Concert Tours In Whitianga
2017 - Summer Concert Tour featured Icehouse, Alan Parsons Live Project & Bonnie Tyler
2016 - Summer Concert Tour featured Melissa Etheridge. REO Speedwagon & Huey Lewis  the News
2015 -  Summer Concert Tour featured Heart, Foreigner & Three Dog Night
2012 - Summer Concert Tour featured The Doobie Brothers  & Little River Band.


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Whitianga Waterways Summer Concert 2018 – Colin Hay (Men at Work)
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