Kiwi songstress Gin Wigmore will be ready to rock the stage at the Whitianga Summer Concert on 31 January. In this article learn more about Gin, her incredible music career and listen to her distinctive songs.
The five incredible acts that will be taking to the stage at the Whitianga Summer Concert include Gin Wigmore, Dragon, The Jordan Luck Band, Hello Sailor and Stellar.
Gin Wigmore's music career
Inspired by David Gray's album White Ladder, Gin Wigmore wrote her first song, Angelfire, at the age of 14. Two years later her father passed away of cancer and she stopped writing and playing music.
She went to Argentina on an exchange program to teach at a kindergarten.
On her return to New Zealand, she wrote Hallelujah, a tribute to her father. Her sister entered the song in the US-based International Songwriting Competition in 2004, and she beat 11,000 songwriting aspirants from 77 countries to become the youngest and only unsigned Grand Prize winner in the history of the competition. She also won the Teen category with Angelfire.
Gin Wigmore has gone on to have 5 albums on the NZ Top 40 charts for an incredible 141 weeks and has won:
- Highest selling single
- Best pop album
- Breakthrough artist of the year
- Highest selling album
- Best female solo artist awards at the New Zealand Music Awards.
Where to get your Whitianga Summer Concert tickets
- General tickets are available from the Greenstone Entertainment booking page for $125 plus booking fee
- A limited number of local tickets are available from the Whitianga I-site for $115 plus booking fee (limited availability).
Need more event information?
For more information event information about the Whitianga Summer Concert 2021 go to the related link below to see:
- ticket information
- concert performance schedule
- venue map
- bus information
- general information
- the concert countdown clock.
Need more information about Whitianga?
Go to All About Whitianga to see information about Whitianga and the Mercury Bay, accommodation, transport and eating out options for the Whitianga Summer Concert weekend.