Axmin in Whangarei 1985

This picture was taken in Whangarei after the Axmin returned from a day trip to Auckland where they’d scooped 1st prize in the inaugural Auckland Busking Competition (judges: Topp Twins).

Axmin Whangarei 1985

At this time the band had expanded from 3 to sometimes over 10 personnel, boasting a brass section and women members (hence the temporary rename to Axmin).

Stevie the busker pioneers a new technique for collecting coins off punters in Whangarei
Busker Stevie pioneers a new technique for collecting coins off punters in Whangarei

6 thoughts on “Axmin in Whangarei 1985

  1. Left to Right (correct if wrong!):
    back row- Johnny Cash-In, Gaz Scott, Pete Hall-Jones, Li’l Stevie McCabe
    middle- Bev, Dragan Stojanovic
    front- Joanne, Stu Kowalski, Bob Brannigan

  2. Pingback: Axemin Big Band Busks “Doc Who” in Whangarei, 1985 « The Axemen’s Y2K Blog

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