FAT FREDDY’S DROP ANNOUNCE NZ SUMMER TOUR DATES

FAT FREDDY’S DROP

ANNOUNCE SUMMER TOUR DATES

WITH A HUGE INTERNATIONAL LINE UP AT VILLA MARIA!

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This summer Fat Freddy’s Drop will tour their high octane shows across the homeland to hand picked locations, combing vineyards and beaches to festivals and valleys culminating in a FFD curated line up at Villa Maria with internationals Hiatus Kaiyote from Melbourne and Norman Jay MBE from London. This is the third hook up with the legendary London DJ who unleashed his good times tunes supporting Freddy’s at Ally Pally, London and last summer’s Queenstown concert.

The tour will be the first time that the band has played on home soil since they officially sold out their largest headlining show in New Zealand earlier this year at the aforementioned Villa Maria, with all 10,000 tickets being snapped up.

It’s also a chance to experience songs off the band’s upcoming new album. They’ve road tested two new songs already on a stupendous tour to England and Europe through June and July and committed to studio lockdown until the New Zealand tour.

Hopepa aka Joe Lindsay – Freddys trombonist – says the live show is “going to be different again by the time summer rolls around” He’s especially looking forward to “coming home to Kerikeri” having attended Kerikeri High School for a couple of years before his family moved to Whangarei.

Special guests on the road include local stalwarts Ladi6 who join Freddy’s for the love of music at Kainui Road Vineyard and The Nudge back for the annual drop at Black Barn Vineyards. The concert in Christchurch turns the tables with Freddy’s playing as special guests for Salmonella Dub for their 25th Anniversary concert.

FAT FREDDY’S DROP

SUMMER TOUR DATES

WANAKA – Sunday 31st December – Rhythm and Alps*
On sale now – Ticket link

KERIKERI – Saturday 6th January – Kainui Road Vineyard
w/ Ladi6
Tickets from Ticketmaster, the venue & Bay of Islands i-Site

CHRISTCHURCH – Saturday 13th January – Salmonella Dub 25th Anniversary at Hagley Park*
On sale now – Ticket link

AUCKLAND – Saturday 20th January – Villa Maria
w/ Hiatus Kaiyote (Melbourne) & Norman Jay MBE (London)
Tickets from Ticketmaster & the venue

HAVELOCK NORTH – Saturday 3rd February – Black Barn Vineyards
w/ The Nudge
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THE BLACK SEEDS ANNOUNCE NZ ALBUM RELEASE TOUR

To celebrate the release of their forthcoming album, Fabric
COSMIC TICKETING PRESENTS:
The Black Seeds

New Zealand Album Release Tour
8 Shows this September / October

New Zealand, get ready.

With their brand new, second single ‘Freakin” released to the world last Friday, today The Black Seeds can officially announce what we’ve all been waiting for… This September, the almighty 8-piece will be bringing it to a town near you onboard their nationwide New Zealand album tour.

Known for an electrifying live show, and having just returned from a successful tour of Canada & the US, The Black Seeds are set to play 8 dates across both islands in celebration of their new album, Fabric.

COSMIC TICKETING PRESENTS:
THE BLACK SEEDS
‘FABRIC’ NZ ALBUM RELEASE TOUR

Tickets on sale now!

Thursday 21 September – Raglan, The Raglan Club
Tickets from cosmicticketing.co.nz & from venue, 22 Bow St, Raglan

Friday 22 September – Auckland, The Powerstation
Tickets from aaaticketing.co.nz

Saturday 23 September – Mt. Maunganui, Totara Street
Tickets from cosmicticketing.co.nz & from venue, 11 Totara St, Mt. Maunganui

Wednesday 27 September – Wanaka, Lake Wanaka Centre
Tickets from eventfinda.co.nz & from Base 2, 12 Helwick St, Wanaka

Thursday 28 September – Dunedin, Refuel
Tickets from cosmicticketing.co.nz or available from
OUSA main office on campus & Cosmic Dunedin, 355 George Street, Dunedin

Friday 29 September – Christchurch, The Bedford Bigtop
Tickets from cosmicticketing.co.nz & available from Cosmic stores

Friday 6 October – Wellington, San Fran
Tickets from cosmicticketing.co.nz & available from
Cosmic on Cuba, 97 Cuba St, Wellington

Saturday 7 October – Wellington, San Fran
Tickets from cosmicticketing.co.nz & available from
Cosmic on Cuba, 97 Cuba St, Wellington

* Supports TBA

Debuted on Friday, check out the brand new single ‘Freakin’, which follows on from the album’s nostalgic summery anthem, ‘Better Days’. “It’s the meaningful, party, pick-me-up track on the album,” says The Black Seeds co-frontman, Barnaby Weir of the new track created at Lee Prebble’s The Surgery.

“It’s for the end of the week, end of the line, letting loose, shaking it off. It’s a good dose of feel-good funk.”

Listen to ‘Freakin’ here or below, created with the support of NZ On Air.

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EVAN DANDO ANNOUNCES NZ TOUR

Tuning Fork, Bodega, Under the Radar & 95bFM PRESENT:

EVAN DANDO ‘BABY I’M BORED’
New Zealand shows

Celebrating the reissue of his first solo album,
‘BABY I’M BORED (2003)’, EVAN DANDO will stop by New Zealand as part of his World Tour for two shows:

Saturday 3rd June, 2017
Blue Smoke, Christchurch
Christchurch tickets onsale now via undertheradar

Sunday 4th June, 2017
Tuning Fork, Auckland

Auckland tickets pre-sale 9am Friday 21st April via Ticketmaster
Auckland tickets on sale 9am Monday 24th April via Ticketmaster

Emerging after The Lemonheads disbanded, Evan Dando returned to music first with a solo tour and ‘Live At The Brattle Theatre’ then came his debut solo album ‘Baby I’m Bored’. Continue reading

LOUIS BAKER ANNOUNCES TWO NZ SHOWS AND RELEASES ‘GAVE IT ALL AWAY’ MUSIC VIDEO

Louis Baker
Shares Official Music Video for
‘Gave It All Away’
Announces Two New Zealand Shows

After revealing his hauntingly beautiful single ‘Gave It All Away’ to the world earlier this year, today Wellingtonian singer-songwriter Louis Baker gives us the official music video, and announces two New Zealand show dates this May. Continue reading

LANY ANNOUNCE ONE AND ONLY NZ SHOW

SECRET SOUNDS PRESENT:

Wednesday 26 July 2017
Powerstation – Auckland
(All Ages)

PRESALE TICKETS ON SALE
10AM WEDNESDAY 12 APRIL – 9AM THURSDAY 13 APRIL
Pre-sale access via secretsounds.com

GENERAL ON SALE 10AM THURSDAY 13 APRIL
via secretsounds.com

LANY today announce details of their first New Zealand show to be held at Auckland’s iconic music venue, The Powerstation on Wednesday 26th July. This news comes hot on the heels of the details of their eagerly-awaited debut album LANY which will be released on Polydor Records on June 30th and their Australian tour which sees the band perform at Splendour In The Grass as well as headlining side shows in both Melbourne and Sydney.

When the LA-based trio LANY first came together in 2014, their only aim was to work on a couple of tracks, demo them, and have fun in the process. What they didn’t realise was that they were about to enter that elusive dream state of being discovered! They wrote and recorded two songs, put them online, six days later the band found themselves fielding emails from major-label suitors. Their single “ILYSB” exploded online, and the band have not looked back playing a total of 117 shows in 2017 and selling 35,000 tickets.

Writing beautiful songs with swashes of synth, spare percussion, echoes of prime 1980s FM pop, early-1990s R&B, and new-wave electronica. Combining melody and lyrics to put down roots in your head, and capture your heart.

“The American group deal in the huge pop hooks of M83 and co., all wrapped up in a moody nighttime drive aesthetic.” – DIY

“Superbly addictive… Reminiscent of Twin Shadow but with a real pop attitude that will cut through the noise,” – CLASH

“Morphing between glitchy electro and effortlessly smooth modern R’n’B, it only goes to prove why these guys are going to be bloody huge over the next few months” – Dork

Watch the official video for “ILYSB”
Links:
http://thisislany.com/
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Thomas Oliver announces eight date Album Tour of New Zealand

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Following the recent announcement of Thomas Oliver‘s forthcoming album Floating In The Darkness, the Wellington based singer-songwriter is about to embark on an eight date tour of New Zealand.

On the road for the duration of May, Thomas will be joined by a full band (including Sam Notman, Ed Zuccollo, Johnny Lawrence, Bella Trotter) before finishing off with a string of solo shows. See the full list of dates below, and catch him in a town near you! Continue reading