AUTOMATIC  80s

New Zealand's premier live Eighties music experience



 


LATEST NEWS FROM AUTOMATIC 80s

August 2018

Catch AutoMatic80s at one of their shows:

Sat 4th Aug Totara St Mt Maunganui

Sat 18th Aug The Foundry Christchurch

Sat 1st Sept Orewa Arts & Events Centre Coast’s 80s Bash

Sat 20th Oct Mangawhai Tavern Mangawhai

Fri 26th Oct The Tuning Fork Auckland

Sat 10th Nov The Butter Factory Whangarei


2019 NYE Totara St Mt Maunganui


Festivals around the country:
Sat 6th Oct 2018 "IT" Bay of Islands Food and Wine Festival

Sat 24 Nov 2018 Ocean Vine Hop - Blenheim

Sat 28th Jan 2019 Greenstone Summer Series Taupo show

Sat 16th Feb 2019 Takapuna Food and Wine Festival

Sat 2nd March 2019 Selwyn Sounds Lincoln, Canterbury
 

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Tour

AutoMatic 80s is New Zealand’s leading eighties touring show.  Featuring the very best new romantic and new wave hits, AutoMatic 80s perform songs by The Pretenders, Simple Minds, The Police, Billy Idol, INXS, Roxette, David Bowie, Devo, Frankie Goes to Hollywood and many more. Their live, loud and pumping performances will transport you back to those heady, youthful times!

Hundreds of hours of pre-production and attention to detail create an authentic live eighties music experience that enthrals and delights audiences nationwide. It’s virtually impossible to keep yourself from hitting the dance floor and singing at the top of your lungs. Great quality sound, top musicianship, great songs, mesmerising lighting, high impact backdrops and an electric atmosphere makes the AutoMatic 80s a ‘must see’ show!



























About the band

 


AutoMatic 80s are Justin Maclaren, Pearl Runga, Danny McCrum, Clint Harris and Jayden Lee.


The AutoMatic 80s band members each have a background in songwriting and are recording and touring artists in their own right. As AutoMatic 80s they come together as fellow multi-instrumentalists and vocalists who deliver the hits true to their original recorded form with a hint of their own creative and dynamic flair to make the live shows aurally spectacular.


Lead vocals
Guitar
Synths/Keys
Justin is a dynamic vocalist and charismatic frontman with extraordinary sound-alike ability. His punchy, unrelenting stage presence- with enough energy to blow a sub out of the water - has audiences immediately transfixed.
Lead Guitar
Vocals
Danny describes himself as a "chameleon musician",  being a performer and fan of many different styles of music. And he posesses the skill and the fluid dexterity to deliver the goods. Danny has worked with and supported many artists including Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, John Mayer, Tommy Emmanuel, Jimmy Barnes, Simple Minds, Bryan Ferry, Joan Armatrading, Magnolia Memoir and NZ's Lizzie Marvelly.
Vocals
Synths/Keys
Programming
Pearl, one of the legendary Runga sisters, supplies perfectly blended backing vocals and smashes out lead vocals in a number of songs in the AutoMatic 80s repertoire.
Drums
Jayden is the powerhouse of the band with exceptional technical ability, who can match the varied drum styles of the Automatic 80s set with precision and accuracy. The newest member of the AutoMatic 80s team joining in March 2018, Jayden is also part of Auckland three piece Alae and plays for The Buskers.
Bass
Vocals
Clint Harris also lent his song-writing talent and masterful bass playing skills to OPSHOP and currently tours with NZ icons, The Feelers. He is a highly sort after session musician and has collaborated with a huge number of different artists.


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Contact AutoMatic 80s Management:

Liberation Services
+64 210 299 1398
email: automatic80s@slingshot.co.nz



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