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Special guest and support artists announced for Mission Estate Winery concert

A star-studded line-up has been confirmed for the 2008 Mission Estate Winery Concert, with special guest Elvis Costello and support acts Margaret Urlich, Kim Willoughby and Deb Harwood of ‘When the Cat’s Away’ announced to join headline performer John Mellencamp.

The concert will also feature the talents of local Hawke’s Bay musicians Sean Kirkwood, Tammy Miller and Thomas Oliver, who will perform as part of the Young Talent Development Program.

Peter Holley, CEO of Mission Estate Winery says he’s delighted with the final line up for the 2008 concert.

“Music fans are in for a treat at the 2008 Mission Estate Winery Concert,” says Holley.

“When you combine the iconic artist John Mellencamp with world-renowned performer Elvis Costello and Kiwi legends Margaret Urlich, Kim Willoughby and Deb Harwood, you can be sure of a fantastic musical experience.

“In addition to the musical talent on display, the Mission Estate Winery Concert also offers guests a wonderful atmosphere with a real sense of excitement and celebration in the air. The concert is held in a magnificent natural amphitheatre, which adds to the unique experience.”

Final tickets for the iconic concert, to be held on 1 March 2008, will go on sale from tomorrow and are available through the Mission Estate Winery Concert website www.missionconcert.co.nz or from Ticketmaster (online, outlets or phone 09 970 9700).

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