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Midge Marsden

New Zealand's music icon Midge Marsden has a career that spans five decades. Midge has played thousands of concerts in Aotearoa and introduced generations of Kiwis to rhythm and blues.

A passion for rhythm and blues, and roots music led 16-year-old Midge to join Bari and the Breakaways in the 1960s. Midge later went to NZBC, working in radio, however music performance pulled him in again with the Wellington cult band The Country Flyers, followed by several years in Australia with The Phil Manning Band.

Midge returned to New Zealand in the mid 80s and began a solo career, forming The Midge Marsden Connection and later The Midge Marsden Band.

This resulted in several albums and a loyal following. Midge's career highlight was the gold-selling album 'Burning Rain' in 1990 and being made a member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to music in 2006.

Midge Marsden is the ultimate act when it comes to a dynamic night of rhythm and blues infused rock n' roll.

Midge continues to tour throughout the country with the Midge Marsden Band accompanied by Neil Hannan, Liam Ryan, Johnny Scott and Chet O'Connell.

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