The Red Herrings live music for parties,
weddings and corporate functions on Waiheke Island, New Zealand.
The Red Herrings were formed in 1996 and played their first
gig at Vino Vino.
The band, all residents of Waiheke Island, quickly developed
an enthusiastic following with their eclectic mix of originals,
folk, blues, jazz, and classic rock music.
In 1998 The Red Herrings recorded "Takeaways", a CD
of eighteen songs covering classics as diverse as Gordon Lightfoots
"For Lovin Me" and The Rolling Stones
"Last Time". The album rapidly became world famous
on Waiheke, selling more than 400 copies in the next 5 years.
The bands reputation for versatility and entertainment
was made. With regular bookings for parties, weddings and corporate
functions, The Red Herrings continue to be Waiheke Islands
most in demand band. Hear them,
and its not hard to see why!
||Steve Robinson guitar, mandolin
Steve is an award-winning musician who rose through the
ranks of such bands as "Original Sin", "Tamburlaine"
and "The Heartbreakers". An APRA Silver Scroll
winner and Producer of The Year, Steve has been involved
in the production of various artists including Sharon
ONeill and Jon Stevens.
He continues to write and record scores and soundtracks
for documentaries, TV shows and commercials.
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||Mark Robinson guitar, flute
Mark displayed talent as a musician from an early age
as a flautist (he was a member of the award winning Karloscar
Trio), guitar player and noodler on the piano. He is also
an accomplished film & television editor, magazine
publisher, photographer and landscape gardener.
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||Nick Theobald - bass and vocals
The two bands of note that Nick has been in are The Heartbreakers
(the Wellington version) and The Tigers. The Tigers, who
were part of the Kiwi Invasion of Australia in the late
1970's and early 80's, had a smash hit in the early 1980's
with Nicks' song ''Red Dress', produced by Steve Robinson.
Nick currently has a song in the film 'Whale Rider'.
Email Nick: firstname.lastname@example.org