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The DEEP PURPLE project

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The DEEP PURPLE project


The Deep Purple Project
These guys last played this outstanding show at the Cabana, March of this year and it was immediately obvious we had to get them back.
Deep Purple fans and lovers of great rock music will appreciate the attention to detail and be treated to awesome performances from Deep Purples extensive musical catalogue including music from all three incarnations of the band and covering all their land mark albums.

Don’t miss this incredible performance from one of New Zealand’s best rated tribute acts. Fronted by guitarist, UK expat Tony Painting and featuring one of NZs most iconic drummers, ex DD Smash, Peter (Rooda) Warren guarantees a night of musical highs.
Grab your ticket today from iTICKET…/…/the-deep-purple-project-napier

Band Bio
A few people are curious as to The Deep Purple Project members. Here’s something to sink your teeth into.

Guitarist: Tony Painting, Ex Pat UK.
Credits: Ozzie Osbourne, Robert Plant, UB40, Jools Holland, The Sussed, Ruby Turner and many more. Tour Support Credits: Bulldog Biker Bash (80000 people), Ozzie’s Blizzard of Oz Tour,

Drummer: Peter (Rooda) Warren, NZ
Credits: DD Smash, Hello Sailor, Satellite Spies, Marcia Hines, The Divinyls and Stevie Ray Vaughan. Tour support credits; Elton John Australia and Asia tour, Dire Straits Brothers in Arms Tour.

Bass & Vocals: Mark Dunasemant, NZ
Credits: Litehouse, Bunny Walters, Max Merritt, Richard Wilkins, Billy T James, Kara Gordon Band, Dylan Elise (Drummer for Blood Sweet & Tears), Dave Ball (Procol Harum), Tony Painting and Stevie Ray Vaughan Tribute Show.

Lead Vocals: Leon Ruwhiu, NZ
Credits: Vocalist for 25 years in numerous bands and also Live stage shows appearances.

Keyboards: Oliver Leupolu, NZ
Credits: Oliver walks between the worlds of classical, contemporary, rock and metal and has extensive experience performing as a soloist or in bands as a pianist, keyboardist and guitarist. Oliver also has a University of Auckland Bachelor of Music Degree in Musicology and Piano Performance.