Tuturau Primary School pupils are buzzing after gaining the support from famous musician Dave Dobbyn. Find information on all of Dave Dobbyn’s upcoming concerts, tour dates and ticket information for 2020-2021. Dobbyn released his debut solo album Loyal, a personal celebration of love and loyalty,[7] in 1988. Since then he has released the majority of his recordings as a solo performer. [1], "Nau Mai Rā (Welcome Home)" did not enter the, Where Are the Girls? Bonafide Kiwi legend Dave Dobbyn, who recently celebrated 40 years as a songwriter, recording artist and performer, will head to Australia with his band in November.. Dobbyn’s extraordinary musical career began with high school band Th’ Dudes. Tuturau Primary School children at the Murihiku Polyfest. In 2001, a vote by members of APRA to find New Zealand's Top 100 songs (what would eventually become the Nature's Best series) included 10 Dobbyn songs. Dobbyn's first success came with a band, Th'Dudes, which he formed while still in school. After the release of the film, "Slice of Heaven" became one of Dobbyn's best-known songs, frequently used in tourism advertisements aired on Australian television that encouraged people to visit New Zealand. - Dave Dobbyn, June 2000 With Hopetown, his first album for a new era, Dave Dobbyn has come full circle. "I then thought, I might as well go to the man himself [Dobbyn] and see if I get anywhere.". Dave Dobbyn (born January 3, 1957) is a New Zealand award-winning musician, singer-songwriter and record producer. ​All of school's 33 pupils performed at Polyfest. Dobbyn Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century. Dobbyn's first success came with rock band, Th' Dudes, which he joined as guitarist. Starting to feel teary, y’all! "​We've got little 5-year-olds up to 11-year-olds ... for all of them to learn five songs [in a short time] is a huge achievement," Prattley said. Dave Dobbyn is welcoming New Zealanders’ freedom to come together in music by hosting a series of shows in September and October after the original tour was delayed due to Covid-19 restrictions. “I play guitar, piano and bass so I’m thrilled to shape sounds through the ASP4816 – and with the Sono too. One Tuesday, Dobbyn said he was pleased to help. Join Facebook to connect with Dave Dobbyn and others you may know. He founded this music group in the late 1970s with his school friends. Best Film Soundtrack/Cast Recording/Compilation, This page was last edited on 18 December 2020, at 14:14. After performing with the band for a year, Dobbyn quit teachers' college to focus on the band full-time. Dave Dobbyn, Soundtrack: Secrets. 'Hopetown' is a statement in more ways than one - its joyous spirit and rhythms hark back to 'The Optimist'. Dave Dobbyn (born January 3, 1957) is a musician, singer-songwriter and record producer from New Zealand. Murihiku Polyfest playing part in cultures understanding each other, Murihiku Polyfest helps instill cultural confidence in young Southlanders, Principal has supportive team of teachers at Tuturau school, Dave Dobbyn re-releases classic Welcome Home in te reo Māori. A video of the school's performance will be sent to Dobbyn. The criminal prosecution against Dobbyn began June 1985. He received a Lifetime Achievement award in 2001 at the NZ Music Awards. Dave Dobbyn was born on 3 January 1957 in the working class area of Glen Innes, Auckland, the third of five children to tour-bus driver Terry Dobbyn and Molly. David Joseph Dobbyn ONZM (born 3 January 1957) is a New Zealand musician, singer–songwriter and record producer. His follow-up was the Mitchell Froom-produced Lament for the Numb (1993), which included members of Elvis Costello's one time backing band. When DD Smash eventually disbanded, partially to make room for the commercially expanding vision of Dobbyn, they left behind them the hit singles "Outlook for Thursday" (1983) and the violin-tinged, perennial classic "Whaling" (1984). 20 talking about this. Their hit Be Mine Tonight won single of the year in 1979 in New Zealand, while singles Walking in Light and Bliss became popular anthems. After Treavaun, DD smash released Deep in the Heart of Taxes (1983), an album recorded live at Auckland's popular eighties venue Mainstreet. “My last performance was on Zoom for the Music Helps charity that … Dave Dobbyn, Soundtrack: Secrets. The song reached number 10 on … Neptune Entertainment presents iconic Kiwi singer-songwriter Dave Dobbyn live in concert! Find Dave Dobbyn tour schedule, concert details, reviews and photos. Dave Dobbyn, Language. Dobbyn's manager, Lorraine Barry, sent the school … In his early career he was a member of the rock group Th' Dudes and was the main creative force in pop band DD Smash. In April 1987, a re-worked version of Dobbyn's song "Slice of Heaven" featured in a number of television commercials in Australia. Peter Coleman, Peter urlich and Ian Morris, were the the first 3 in the band, and after 7 attempts finally convinced Dave Dobbyn to join them. The song won single of the year in 1979 in New Zealand and led to many critics seeing him as the breakout star of the band. While Sacred Heart actively encouraged music, Dobbyn was too shy to be involved, and on graduating high school worked nine months as a bank teller, and applied to teachers' college twice, to be accepted on the second try. ‎Dave Dobbyn was one of the New Zealand pop scene's most popular and respected figures, enjoying success that spanned several decades. In 2009 Dobbyn released a second greatest hits album, including re-recorded versions of "Devil You Know", "Shaky Isles" and "Whaling". Zijn eerste succes was met de band Th'Dudes, die hij vormde toen hij nog op school zat. Its joyous spirit and rhythms of the album go back to The Optimist. Hi there. [1] Dobbyn suffered extreme stage fright and played early performances standing at the back with his eyes closed. Dobbyn's first success came with a band, Th'Dudes, which he formed while still in school. Photo credit: Photo by Jocelyn Carlin. These were: In 2001 the Recording Industry Association of New Zealand (RIANZ) awarded Dobbyn a rare Lifetime Achievement Award as part of the 2001 New Zealand Music Awards. Ex Muttonbirds. Speak peace and welcome home." Taken from 2005 album Available Light, Dobbyn… About Dave Dobbyn Eccles Entertainment and Mediaworks bring you original kiwi hitmaker Dave Dobbyn playing at Auckland’s The Cauldron at Spark Arena! The song debuted at number 1 on the New Zealand music chart and remained there for two weeks. [15], Dobbyn has received numerous musical awards from both the New Zealand Music Awards and the APRA Silver Scroll Awards. My hands are tied A E Dsus2 Oh I could be a victim When my tongue won't move A E Dsus2 You have tied with your heartstrings B Tuturau Primary School pupils performing at the Murihiku Polyfest at the ILT Stadium Southland in Invercargill on Tuesday. [5] The band's 1980 song "Bliss" (1980) has become an iconic New Zealand drinking song. Dave Dobbyn and The Beths to play one-off show. Tabbed by John Riley, j-riley@ihug.co.nz. Courtesy of RIANZ In 1999 Dobbyn joined Jan Hellriegel and Toi Iti to co-write "Read About It", the theme song of the Duffy Books in Homes programme[12] which is still performed by 100,000 children annually. In the 2003 New Year Honours, he was appointed an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit, for services to music.[20]. Their hit Be Mine Tonight won single of the year in 1979 in New Zealand, while singles Walking in Light and Bliss became popular anthems. Dave Dobbyn was one of the New Zealand pop scene's most popular and respected figures, enjoying success that spanned several decades. Dave Dobbyn's first solo single Bull By The Horns, 1981. Forklift drivers, shop owners, children and (then) asylum seeker Ahmed Zaoui lend weight to the welcome, as does the declaration at the end: "We come from everywhere. Their first album Cool Bananas (1982) debuted in the New Zealand charts at number one. The album maintains the emphatic sense of place of The Islander. [4] However, he took on the role of frontman for the song "Be Mine Tonight" (1978). During the performance, Ahmed Zaoui, who was appealing a security certificate issued due to alleged links to terrorist groups, appeared on stage with Dobbyn.[13]. Dave Dobbyn (born January 3, 1957) is a musician, singer-songwriter and record producer from New Zealand. Dave Dobbyn singles chronology "Beside You" (1999) "Welcome Home" (2005) Music video "Welcome Home" at NZ on Screen "Welcome Home" is a single by New Zealand singer/songwriter Dave Dobbyn, released in 2006 from the album Available Light. Four news shows have also been added to the run – Te Kuiti, Rotorua and Taupo, together with a second Stratford show. The tour coincides with the release of the Slice Of Heaven - 40 Years of Hits album, kicking off in Whangarei.Afterwards, he will be heading to Auckland, Waiheke, Putaruru, Wairoa and Feilding. One Night in Matata is built around a free concert which Dobbyn and his band performed during the visit. View the profiles of people named Dave Dobbyn. Peter Warren, Rob Guy, Jim McLay, Lisle Kinney (behind), Dave Dobbyn (front). Redcliffs School returned to its home suburb this week after almost nine years after the 2011... Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images As of 2013, Dobbyn has won 4 Silver Scroll Awards: 3 for the Silver Scroll Awards for songwriting, and 1 for the most performed work in New Zealand. 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READ MORE: * Murihiku Polyfest playing part in cultures understanding each other  * Murihiku Polyfest helps instill cultural confidence in young Southlanders * Principal has supportive team of teachers at Tuturau school * Dave Dobbyn re-releases classic Welcome Home in te reo Māori. Dave Dobbyn was born on 3 January 1957 in the working class area of Glen Innes, Auckland, the third of five children to tour-bus driver Terry Dobbyn and Molly. He was a shy boy but he confident because he was with his school. Dobbyn has won more awards for songwriting than any other New Zealander, and in 2001 he was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA). In the same year Dobbyn performed the lead single from Available Light, "Welcome Home" (2005) at the New Zealand Music Awards ceremony. 2008 saw Dobbyn release Anotherland. "May their voices soar and their hearts be filled with peace. He was influenced by music from a young age, ranging from the Irish songs his father listened to, to the music of the church across the road, to the various radio stations he was able to pick up on the family radiogram. Manager: Lorraine Barry - lorraine@lorrainebarry.com 021 303 200 Buy Dave Dobbyn tickets from the official Ticketmaster.com site. [4] He, along with his three brothers, attended the local Catholic college Sacred Heart College,[1] where he would meet Ian Morris and Peter Urlich. As he started teachers' college he was asked by Morris and Urlich to join the band that would become Th' Dudes. "—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released. As he started teachers' college he was asked by Morris and Urlich to join the band that would become Th' Dudes.[1]. As of 2012, Dobbyn has won 23 awards. [1][2] He was influenced by music from a young age, ranging from the Irish songs his father listened to, to the music of the church across the road, to the various radio stations he was able to pick up on the family radiogram. Let’s find out! Bonafide Kiwi legend Dave Dobbyn is celebrating 40 years as a songwriter, recording artist and performer with a nationwide tour taking in 12 centres this April.. Wrote - with Plan 9 Music, ‘Misty Mountain’ for The Hobbit, An Unexpected Journey, and has worked in all Peter Jacksons films for the last 10 years. Dave Dobbyn is New Zealander Rock Singer with an estimated net worth of $100,000 - $1M.But how did he get his wealth? Dave Dobbyn (born January 3, 1957) is a New Zealand award-winning musician, singer-songwriter and record producer. Dave Dobbyn: “I’m no engineer – but everything sounds fatter when you reprint a mix through the desk” Indeed, his new Audient desk along with his Sono guitar recording interface are already earning their keep. Dave Dobbyn added to Bay of Islands Music Festival 4 Nov, 2020 04:00 PM 3 minutes to read Kiwi music legend Dave Dobbyn has been added to … "I'm thrill that the small but perfectly formed Tuturau Primary School has chosen to perform my song Welcome Home at the Polyfest event.". Dave Dobbyn is regarded as a national treasure in New Zealand. Dave Dobbyn net worth: $100,000 - $1M. The award presenter Michael Glading, the managing director of Sony New Zealand, chose to forego a speech and instead read out the titles of the long list of Dobbyn's hit songs. Forklift drivers, shop owners, children and (then) asylum seeker Ahmed Zaoui lend weight to the welcome, as does the declaration at the end: "We come from everywhere. In his early career he was a member of rock group Th' Dudes and the main creative force in popsters DD Smash; since then has released the majority of his recordings as a solo act.His first success came with a band, Th' Dudes, which he formed while still in school. "We're over the moon to get it," she said. Dave Dobbyn had a passion for traveling the world with music. [8] After nearly a decade in Australia, Dobbyn moved back to Auckland in the early 1990s, and made 1994's Twist with fellow New Zealander and recently returned singer-songwriter Neil Finn,[9] whose contribution Dobbyn stated "was crucial to the sound of that record". In 1995 Dobbyn became one of the first musical performers in the world to simulcast a performance on the Internet. Funded by the Australian Meat Industry Council (AMIC), the commercials promoted the Devon meat product by substituting the word "Heaven" for "Devon" in the chorus. We sing along to his songs at rugby games, or whenever we hear one of his numerous hits on the radio, and because he feels like one of us, the sense of remove between a cultural legend and his audience just doesn’t exist. Dave Dobbyn was born in 1957. [3] While his family had a piano at home, he was the only member to not receive piano lessons, something he was grateful for in retrospect as it meant he was able to come to it without memories of strict lessons. The court heard how Dobbyn befriended a 10-year-old boy and, later, his 12-year-old friend. 72 talking about this. Tuturau Primary School pupils are buzzing after gaining the support from famous musician Dave Dobbyn. I have lived the highs and lows, the feast and famine that comes with being a songwriter and musician. Taken at Record Warehouse in Durham Lane, Auckland, 22 May 1982. The New Zealand Music Awards are awarded annually by the RIANZ in New Zealand. 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There was a countdown to gold and Jim was on hand to present and press the flesh. Some of the crowd started throwing beer bottles and police arrested them. Dobbyn apparently had his eye on the larger Australian market and it was not long before he had a number one solo hit there. The album was called "un-releasable" by Dobbyn's record label at the time and was shelved for a year until its eventual release. Two months ago while working out which songs for pupils to sing at Polyfest, principal Rebekah​ Prattley decided on Welcome Home as it fitted with the school's Polyfest theme of unity and cultural diversity. We’re gifted some absolutely gorgeous harmonies from the Cordiale boys, and then join the friendliest Zoom conference call ever when Lee’s friends, fam and fans sing along with the song’s chorus. Dobbyn took on the role of producer in fourth solo album, The Islander. Produced by Ian Morris, it was the first time the name DD Smash appeared. Dobbyn’s extraordinary musical career began with high school band Th’ Dudes. The concert was stopped by the police and sections of the crowd rioted, smashing shop windows along Queen Street. Welcome Home - A heartwarming tribute to the spirit of togetherness, this Dave Dobbyn classic celebrates Aotearoa's many colours. His lawyer successfully defended him and he was acquitted on the charge of "behaving in a manner likely to cause violence against person or property and using insulting language".[6]. Free live streaming from my studio to your sofa at 7pm here on my Facebook page. The second CD includes less known songs. [8] Twist is also notable for its inclusion of the Maori singer Emma Paki, who was popular in the country at the time of the album's release. Dave Dobbyn and full band, with the addition of a horn section, will take the stage to play through a selection of homegrown anthems and rarities. Dobbyn's manager, Lorraine Barry, sent the school an instrumental backing track of Welcome Home to accompany the pupils singing parts of it in English and Māori at a cultural festival in Invercargill on Tuesday. [22] As of 2013 he is the only musician to win the Silver Scroll award three times (1987, 1993, 1998). The situation escalated and the riot squad was called in. The tour also included the lead off song "Just Add Water" from his 2000 album Hopetown, a record Dobbyn has since referred to as "a cartoon album". Dobbyn's hit song "Loyal" (1988) from his debut solo album Loyal (1988) was used as an anthem for Team New Zealand's failed 2003 America's Cup defence. Dave Dobbyn performs during a visit to Redcliffs School on June 25, 2020 in Christchurch, New Zealand. “ This school will help in so many ways; as well as musical skills it will give people an insight into how the music world works ” — David Long, Composer / Producer. Dave Dobbyn is one of the most significant New Zealand musicians of the past 30 years. View fresh updates on Dave Dobbyn’s earnings, income, bio, and facts below ⤵ The album received widespread popular and critical acclaim, reaching number 1 on the New Zealand charts. A year later it was Lange's government who instructed the police to proceed with a prosecution against Dobbyn after the Queen Street Riot. [8] A limited edition version also included a DVD tracking his three decades in music, and included interviews with former bandmates and collaborators. I got a little note from Norman Beach School who spent a bit of time with and I was studying this song and and so for them it's called welcome home by the way and yes, I guess we have to … Dave Dobbyn is welcoming New Zealanders’ freedom to come together in music by hosting a series of shows in September and October after the original tour was delayed due to COVID-19 restrictions. 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