Head to Aussie Tattoo
drummers will board a plane next week to take their popular
drumming show from Invercargill to Australia.
drummers are members of Cutting Edge, the special performance
group from The City of Invercargill Caledonian Pipe Band
(New Zealand) Drum Corps.
group is away for six days to perform at the 2004 Australian
Federation Tattoo in Ballarat.
Sergeant Neil Mogey said that the organiser of the Tattoo
Stephen Cole approached him and asked whether he could bring
the drum corps to feature in the show.
saw us in the Pipin Hot show last year and at Canberra and
thinks we’ll bring a new dimension to the Tattoo with
our innovative performance drumming.”
been made a feature of this years show and the promotion
we’ve already had is good. They have made a real effort
to get our name out there and promote the group which is
fantastic,” he said.
is the first time that the drum corps will travel away without
the remainder of The City of Invercargill Caledonian Pipe
Mogey said that it is because of the success of the Pipin
Hot show that they have been given the opportunity to perform
at the Tattoo.
group will perform three shows during the Tattoo.
group will hold a practice tonight and final practice on
Sunday night before leaving for Ballarat on Tuesday and
Wednesday next week.