MIDGE MARSDEN IS A LEDGEND IN NEW ZEALAND. Midge Marsden's career is unparalleled in New Zealand. His professional career spans almost 50 years. He has played thousands of concerts to thousands of fans and has performed with a list of artists that reads like a definitive whose who of NZ music luminaries. Named NZ entertainer of the year in 1990, his many recordings include the critically acclaimed ‘Burning Rain', which achieved gold status. More recently he has released albums with The Rodger Fox Big Band, Bullfrog Rata, NZ Harmonica sessions and his latest semi acoustic album TRAVEL 'N TIME.
Midge has been fortunate to ha ve toured internationally and has toured the USA four times focusing mainly on the southern states Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi.
It was during one of these tours that Midge studied at the university of Mississippi where he graduated with a diploma in southern studies.
Midge has played such famous venues as Ronnie Scott's in London, Tipitinas in New Orleans, Antones in Austin and Beale St in Memphis.
Midge recently was awarded the honour of New Zealand Order of Merit (MNZM) for services to New Zealand music. Shortly after he was also awarded an honorary Bachelor of Arts from the Waikato Polytechnic.
Midge remains New Zealand's pre-eminent rhythm and blues artist. His combination of excellent musicians and unstoppable energy combine to guarantee a great show every time.