Barracks' Jud Ipsen performing at Woodcock / Photo by Chris O’Donnell.
Founded by Austin Cunningham and his promotion company, Tauranga Music Sux, the Woodcock Festival is an annual celebration of the local D.I.Y. scene. Or is it? With the event in its third year, Frank Eggleton travelled to the festival to meet this community of musicians living behind a veil of self-deprecation and find out whether there is a ring of truth lying behind the 'Tauranga Music Sux' name.