Automatic 80s

Automatic 80s is a world class group of musicians featuring the astonishing sound alike vocals and high energy stage antics of front man Justin Maclaren, backed up by the pitch perfect Pearl Runga (sister to Boh & Bic) on keys, drummer Bobby Kennedy (Opshop), lead guitarist Danny McCrum (The Buskers, Support to Simple Minds, John Meyer and Eric Clapton), bassist Clint Harris (Opshop/The Feelers). AutoMatic 80s delivers the hits of this unforgettable and exciting musical era. From bands like The Human League, Simple Minds, Duran Duran, Blondie, FGTH, Soft Cell through to artists like Kate Bush and Billy Idol, AutoMatic 80s performances will transport you back to those heady, youthful times and leave you wanting more.

The band and production crew are dedicated to bringing audiences the ultimate Eighties concert experience - quality sound, great lighting and electric atmosphere.

The Buskers

The Buskers are one of New Zealand’s top covers bands led by highly acclaimed musician Danny McCrum. Danny has worked with and supported many music greats including Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, John Mayer, Tommy Emmanuel, Jimmy Barnes, Bryan Ferry, Simple Minds, Lizzie Marvelly, Boh Runga and many more. He has released three albums, performed all over the country and abroad and has earned a reputation for his professionalism and commitment to quality.

Each musician has been handpicked by Danny and has extensive experience on stage and in the studio.

The Buskers sound is a mix of rock, funk, soul and pop and their set covers a wide range of music, including songs by Ben Harper, Kings of Leon, The Black Keys, Stevie Wonder, Daft Punk, CCR, The Commodores, The Beatles, The Kinks, Michael Jackson, The Police, Lenny Kravitz, Queen, The Rolling Stones, Wild Cherry, Pearl Jam, Dire Straits, The Killers, Supergroove, The Commitments, The Dandy Warhols, Aloe Blacc, Bob Marley and many more.

Playing the songs as if they are their own, the band delivers an energetic, unique and lively show full of groove and spontaneity. The Buskers will be sure to give a memorable performance at your next event!