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Xavier Rudd Announces Auckland Show

Xavier Rudd Announces Auckland Show

Tuesday 20th January, 2015 8:28AM

Australian multi-instrumentalist Xavier Rudd is returning to New Zealand to take part in the Wanderlust Festival in Taupo at the end of the month, and while in the country he will play a special show at Auckland's Powerstation. Traditionally a solo performer Rudd will be joined by bassist Uncle Tio and percussonist Bobby Alu for the show. Here are the details...


Xavier Rudd
Friday 30th January, The Powerstation, Auckland


Here's Xavier performing 'Spirit Bird', taken from his 2012 album of the same name...


PRESS RELEASE:

In little over a week, summer favourite Australian multi-instrumentalist Xavier Rudd returns to NZ, playing Auckland’s Powerstation on January 30th

Xavier will be performing as a three-piece for the first time in NZ, joined by South Africa’s finest bassist, Uncle Tio (Lucky Dube / Inzitaba) and percussion power -house Bobby Alu.

 

The multi-instrumentalist, surfer, animal rights activist and nature conservationist Xavier Rudd is at his most creative on his most recent release, Spirit Bird … once again painting breath-taking pictures with vivid, unmistakable tones. Hypnotic ceremonial rhythms ease effortlessly into tender folk songs. Gritty guitar blues sits perfectly alongside entrancing yidaki passages. Rudd’s voice and those of his ancestors bear intense truth and knowledge.

TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW FROM WWW.TICKETMASTER.CO.NZ





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