The POH is excited to announce a very special Cup Eve gig...
Jon Toogood will be playing 2 solo acoustic, doors 7pm TICKETS VIA OZTIX
Jon Toogood is the founding member of two bands, Shihad and The Adults, a solo artist, multi instrumentalist, radio presenter, mentor, theatre performer and voiceover artist.
Shihad formed 25 years ago in Wellington New Zealand. The band has since sold more than 250,000 albums with two albums certified double platinum and five albums certified gold in New Zealand and Australia
At the 40th Anniversary of the official New Zealand Music Charts Jon was presented with awards for the most singles in the charts by a NZ artist with 25 singles & most number 1 albums by NZ artists with 5 number 1 albums.
Jon has written more NZ radio hits than any other artist in NZ music history. He was inducted with Shihad into the RIANZ NZ Rock'n'Roll Hall of Fame in 2010 with a Lifetime Achievement Award - the youngest inductees so far.
Since 1992 the band has toured extensively worldwide with bands such as AC/DC, Metallica, Guns'n'Roses, Faith No More, Silverchair, Midnight Oil, & 30 Seconds To Mars.
Their NZ Music Awards include best album, best band, best male vocalist, best single and best rock artist.
“Jon Toogood is still New Zealand’s best frontman.’ Lumiere magazine, 2014
“When you talk about modern legends of New Zealand Music, Shihad will always be one of the first names - likely the very first name - that will be mentioned” Campbell Smith, Vodafone New Zealand Awards spokesperson, 2010