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Backstage Passes

Backstage Passes
  

New Zealand music was made on beer-stained stages, in grimy toilets and smoky back rooms. Backstage Passes charts the stories of the countries most celebrated live music venues. Hookers, heroin, cocaine, killings, sex in alleyways, punch-ups on dance floors - live music was the n... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781869664879
Published 1 November 2018 by New Holland Publishers
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Mathers, Joanna
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ISBN-13 9781869664879
ISBN-10 1869664876
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher New Holland Publishers
Imprint New Holland Publishers (NZ) Ltd
Publication Date 1 November 2018
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Mathers, Joanna
Category New Zealand History
Music
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 216
Dimensions Width: 185mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Dewey Code 725.810993
Catalogue Code 963789

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New Zealand music was made on beer-stained stages, in grimy toilets and smoky back rooms. Backstage Passes charts the stories of the countries most celebrated live music venues. Hookers, heroin, cocaine, killings, sex in alleyways, punch-ups on dance floors - live music was the nexus around which a cultural history happened.

Backstage Passes has the inside story on what it was like to be part of a vibrant scene when New Zealand was a rural backwater. First-hand accounts from muscicians, fans and bar owners bring each chapter to life.

The beating heart of the book is the music and the spaces within which the music was played. Rock, pop, reggae, punk and hip-hop, ...

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