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May 10, 2021

New Zealand heavyweights get to the Kora the action

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Renowned for their mind-blowing live shows, thanks to their powerhouse rhythm section and multiple vocalists, New Zealand heavyweights Kora have built a solid local fan base in Australia over the past few years.

Long sets, brimming with their unique brand of dub-based reggae, infused with electro beats and thumping bass lines, sounds that get everyone moving and venues pumping. Coolangatta Hotel, Thursday 26 January.


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