Music At MATUA - The Nudge, Estère + Fly My Pretties

Auckland boutique festival "Music At Matua" presented THE NUDGE, ESTÈRE + FLY MY PRETTIES, in one delicious line up.  The weather was scorching and the crowd delighted in the wine, the food selection on offer, and the superb summer sounds.  We were there to film The Nudge as they kicked off the festival with their uniquely entrancing multi-genre music, followed by the glorious 'electric blue witch-hop' beats from Estère.  We encountered people hearing her work for the first time who were instantly mesmerised. Finally, the much anticipated the big band lineup of Fly My Pretties, which included many friends - the Nudge boys Ryan Prebble, James Coyle + Iraia Whakamoe, Mara TK (Electric Wire Hustle), Barnaby Weir (The Black Seeds), Mike Fabulous (Lord Echo/TBS), Nigel Patterson (The Black Seeds) and Jarney Murphy (also The Black Seeds).  We were very pleased to briefly meet Age Pryor - we've been fans for some time. A really fun day - we certainly got our dancing shoes on.

 Talented Babe Alert! Estère + her MPC Lola had a truly great set with some sweet moves.

Talented Babe Alert! Estère + her MPC Lola had a truly great set with some sweet moves.

 Getting ready - the view from the kit.

Getting ready - the view from the kit.

 This year's ensemble of Fly My Pretties had the crowd up on their feet in no time.

This year's ensemble of Fly My Pretties had the crowd up on their feet in no time.