Local bands rock’n’roll outdoors

Rock on . . . Closing the night in style is local band VHS, comprising (from left) Jack Harrison, John Te Au, Malvin Howey and Nathan Smart. PHOTOS: CHRIS RAPLEY

Perth St was rocking last weekend for the latest edition of Retro Rock. South Canterbury Museum curator Chris Rapley captured some of the head-banging action.

Music maker . . . Natalie Holland, 15, shreds on guitar as part of the opening act, Remedy, a band made up of three year-11 Craighead Diocesan School pupils.
Bit of the blues . . . Geoff Davidson, of The Groove, plays a tasty lick.
Watching on . . . Hundreds gather on the bank outside South Canterbury Museum to see five local bands play.
Shredding . . . VHS lead singer and guitarist John Te Au plays up for the crowd as he performs a solo.
Feeling the music . . . Al Walker performs as part of local band Suburban Sons.