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David Byrne

When
Thu Nov 15th, 2018
Where

Doors open
8:00pm
Entry
All Ages
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Frontman of Talking Heads and trailblazing pop innovator David Byrne is returning to New Zealand this November, with shows lined up for Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. The US artists hugely influential musical career spans over forty years and his creative spirit remains unquenchable, Byrnes first solo album in fourteen years American Utopia was released to widespread acclaim in March. These will be Byrnes first New Zealand shows since 2009, his current live show features material from throughout his oeuvre (reportedly including lots of Talking Heads songs), played by a twelve piece band - a specially choreographed, stage-designed extravaganza that headlined Coachella 2018 to rave reviews.

David Byrnes artistic achievements could easily fill (and include) a book. He helped kick off New York punk and new wave with Talking Heads in the mid seventies, recorded avant-pop records with fellow sonic adventurers Brian Eno and St. Vincent, founded world music label Luaka Bop, wrote the frequently cited publication How Music Works (2012), contributed to experimental theatre productions with Robert Wilson, the list goes on. Here are the tour details...

Tags
alternative, pop, rock, David Byrne

Tue 13th November
TSB Arena, Wellington
Sat 17th November
Spark Arena, Auckland



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