Playing everything from rock, pop, soul, funk, salsa, rhythm & blues and swing, to up-beat dance music, this band is ideal for when you want that 'get-up-and-dance' feel from start to finish. Every song is a party, every event a carnival. 


Master Blasters

The Master Blasters Band are made up of top musicians in Queenstown; Nigel Hirst (Saxophone, Guitar and everything else), Margaret O'Hanlon (Dynamic vocalist from New York), and Mark Wilson (Exceptional Pianist and composer).


Between them they boast a background of rock, blues,  jazz, contemporary pop and classical music.  They have been specifically geared to the Special Events market since 1992, and prior to that enjoyed success in the professional music industry both here in New Zealand and in the United States. 


For really big festive events the very exciting Master Blasters Band are the perfect accompaniment - expanding to a large band with bass, drums, keyboards, guitar, saxophone, trumpet, vocals and percussion.

Band Video Links

"Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood"  

(Santa Esmeralda)

New Years Eve Celebration

"Don't Leave Me This Way" (Thelma Houston)

Queenstown Winter Festival 

"Getaway" (Earth, Wind & Fire)

Queenstown Winter Festival 

"I Wish" (Stevie Wonder)

Queenstown Winter Festival

"Sea Cruise" (Frankie Ford)

With Midge Marsden, Coronet Peak 

"Crazy" (Gnarls Barkley)

Queenstown Winter Festival