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Charma - Covers Band - Dunedin

Type: Covers Band

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No wedding is too small and no festival too big.
These guys have the musical experience to ensure the right songs for any event.

CHARMA is a 3-piece covers rock band that plays a variety of hit songs that everyone knows and loves.

CHARMA is ideal for any special occasion such as weddings, parties, birthdays, corporate functions, engagements, sales, promotional and product launches.

CHARMA is reasonably priced and excellent value for money. Previous performances are the bands main source of new bookings.

CHARMA has many years of experience and highly skilled musicians, who know how deliver a fun packed show.

CHARMA are a hard working passionate band. Fun and versatility are just a part of the quality package this band delivers.

Ideal For: wedding dance, private party, corporate dance function, prestige ball outdoor festival

John Fogarty - Lead Vocals/Guitar
Started playing guitar at the very early age of 11 and hasn't stopped playing since. Not only is he an excellent guitarist, he is a very competent singer and loves performing as much as he can.

Shayne Sparks - Bass Player/Lead Vocals
Shayne has been playing in bands in Australia and New Zealand for the last 25 years. His wealth of experience and energetic attitude makes Shane a welcome addition to Charma.

Tere Mokotupu - Drummer/Lead Vocals
is one of the fittest drummers around, probably because he's a fitness instructor at Les Mills. His cool beats will keep your feet dancing all night long, and his cheeky wit will have you laughing till it hurts. Tere is the founding member of Charma since it's debut in 2001.

Song title - Artist/s (including original release dates)
3 am Matchbox 20 (1998)
500 Miles The Proclaimers (1987)
Ain't No Sunshine When She's Gone Bill Withers (1971)
All My Loving The Beatles (1963)
All The Small Things Blink 182 (1999)
American Idiot Green Day (2004)
Angels Robbie Williams (1997)
Another Brick in the Wall Pink Floyd
Another one bites the Dust Queen
April Sun In Cuba Dragon (1977)
Are You Gonna Go My Way Lenny Kravitz (1993)
Bad Moon Rising CCR (1969)
Bad To The Bone George Thorogood (1989)
Behind Blue Eyes Limp Bizkit (2003)
Better Man Pearl Jam (1994)
Big Red Car The Wiggles (2001)
Bird Dance Traditional (unknown)
Bliss The Dudes (1980)
Blister In The Sun Violent Femmes (1983)
Blue Moon Of Kentucky Elvis Presley (1954) / Paul McCartney (1991)
Born To Be Wild Steppenwolf (1968)
Boys Light Up Australian Crawl (1980)
Brim Full Of Asher The Cornershop (1997)
Brown Eyed Girl Van Morrison (1967)
Brown Girl In The Ring Boney M (1978/93)
By The Way Red Hot Chilli Peppers (2002)
Can't Buy Me Love The Beatles (1964)
Cockles And Mussles Irish Traditional Song (unknown)
Come As You Are Nirvana (1992)
Crazy Seal 1991 / Me First & The Gimme Gimmes (2003)
Crazy Little Thing Called Love Queen (1979)
Dirty Old Town The Pogues (1985)
Dock Of The Bay Otis Redding (1968)
Don't Dream It's Over Crowded House (1986)
Dreadlock Holiday 10CC (1978)
Drift Away Dobie Gray (1973) / Uncle Kracker (2002)
Eight Days A Week The Beatles (1964)
Enter Sandman Metallica (1994)
Everlong Foo Fighters (1997)
Far Away Nickleback (2006)
Fire Pointer Sisters (1979)
Flake Jack Johnson (2002)
Fly Away Lenny Kravitz (1998)
Follow Me Uncle Kracker (2001)
Funkytown Pseudo Echo (1987) / Lipps Inc (1979)
Gimme Hope Joanna Eddie Grant (1988)
Gimme Some Loving The Blue Brothers (1980)
Glow Alien Ant Farm (2003)
Good Riddance - Time Of Your Life Green Day (1997)
Have You Ever Seen The Rain CCR (1971)
Heaven Bryan Adams (1985)
Hey Baby Bruce Channel (1962) / DJ Otzi (2000)
Highlander's Song Bill Acklin (1996)
Hippie Hippie Shake Swinging Blue Jeans (1964)
Hit me with your best shot Pat Benetar
Home Again Shihad
Hooked On A Feeling B. J. Thomas (1969) Blue Swede
Hotel California The Eagles (1976)
Hurts So Good John Cougar Mellencamp (1982)
I Believe In A Thing Called Love The Darkness (2003)
I'll Say Goodbye The Dance Exponents (1992)
I'm A Believer The Monkees (1966) / Smash Mouth (2001)
I'm On My Way The Proclaimers (1988)
I Miss You Blink 182 (2004)
I Saw Her Standing There The Beatles (1963)
I See Red Split Enz (1978)
I've Got Friends In Low Places Garth Brooks (1989)
I Was Made For Loving You Kiss (1979)
Johnny B. Goode Chuck Berry (1958)
Joy To The World Three Dog Night (1971)
Knocking On Heavens Door Bob Dylan (1973) / Guns N Roses (1992)
La Bamba Ritchie Valens (1958)
Layla (unplugged version) Eric Clapton (1992)
Little Lion Man Mumford And Sons
Long Train Running Doobie Brothers (1973)
Love Shack B52's
Loyal Dave Dobbyn (1994)
Money For Nothing Dire Straits (1988)
Moondance Van Morrison (1970)
Mr Jones Counting Crows (1994)
Mustang Sally The Commitments (1991) / Wilson Pickett (1965)
My Baby Left Me Elvis Presley (1956) / CCR (1970)
Nothing At All Ronan Keating (1999)
No Woman No Cry Bob Marley (1974)
Oh What A Night - December 63 The Four Seasons (1976)
Paradise City Guns N Roses (1989)
Play That Funky Music Wild Cherry (1976)
Pretty Vegas INXS (2006)
Pretty Woman Roy Orbison (1964)
Proud Mary CCR (1969)
Purple Haze Jimi Hendrix (1966)
Rain Dragon (1987)
Red Red wine UB40 (1983) / Neil Diamond (1968)
Roadhouse Blues The Doors (1970)
Runaway Del Shannon (1961)
Run To Paradise Choir Boys (1987)
Santa Monica Everclear (1995)
Satisfaction The Rolling Stones (1965)
Saturday Elemeno P (2002)
See Ya Later Alligator Bill Haley And The Comets (1950s)
Seven Nation Army The Whitestripes (1999)
Shouldn't You Oughta Be In Love Dave Dobbyn (1986)
Something So Strong Crowded House (1987)
Song 2 Blur (1997)
Southern Man "AKA Speights Song" Dennis Henderson (unknown)
Stand By Me Ben E. King (1961) / John Lennon (1975)
Steal My Kisses Ben Harper (1999)
Smoke On The Water Deep Purple (1972)
Smells Like Teen Spirit Nirvana (1991)
Summer Of 69 Bryan Adams (1985)
Suspicious minds Elvis The Pelvis
Sweet Caroline Neil Diamond (1969)
Sweet Home Alabama Lynyrd Skynyrd (1974)
Symphony Of Destruction Megadeth (1992)
Take Me Home Country Roads John Denver (1973)
Take Me Out Franz Ferdinand (2004)
Tears In Heaven Eric Clapton (1992)
Teddy Bear Elvis Presley (1957)
Ten Guitars Englebert Humperdinck (1967)
Thank God I'm A Country Boy John Denver (1975)
The Gambler Kenny Rogers (1979)
The Irish Rover The Pouges (1987)
The Joker Steve Miller Band (1973)
Thunderstruck AC/DC (1990)
To Be With You Mr. Big (1991)
To Love Somebody The Bee Gees (1967)
Trees INXS (2005)
Twist And Shout The Beatles (1963)
Wagon Wheel Old Crow Medicine Show
We've Gotta Get Out Of This Place The Animals (1965)
Whisky In The Jar Metallica (1999) / Irish Traditional Song (unknown)
Why Does Love Do This To Me The Exponents (1992)
Wild Thing The Troggs (1966)
Wish You Were Here Pink Floyd (1975)
With Or Without You U2 (1993)
Working Class Man Jimmy Barnes (1985)
Wonderful Tonight Eric Clapton (1977)
Wonderwall Oasis (1995)
You'll Never Walk Alone Rodgers & Hammerstein (1945)
You're The Inspiration Chicago (1984)

Yes, thank you everyone had a great time and loved the music😊
Gerdine van Boxtel
Business Services Admin
Stantec New Zealand Ltd
Christmas Function

Hi Robyn
The night went exceptionally well thanks. Wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Charma again. A lot of fun was has by all.

It was thank you they done a great job :) very happy great friendly guys that went out of their way for us

Yes we were very happy with charma they were fantastic. Everyone really enjoyed it.
Thank you
Kelly O'Connor

Hi Robyn,
Sorry it's taken a while to respond but taking a while to get back to reality after a hectic Christmas break. We will send a more formal thank you note to the band but we thought they were fantastic! Many at the wedding commented they were the best band they had seen at a wedding, they interacted well with everyone and had a great mix of songs. They judged the mood well and it was a shame we were slightly delayed in getting them started, but I think the groom solo of 'run to paradise' made up for it......
We would definitely recommend them!
Janna and Stu

HI Robyn,
The band was great J would defiantly look at having them again in the future.
Thanks for all your help.
Michelle Walsh

Thanks Pete
Band was fantasic, worth every cent
Paul Tobin

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