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Ryan Adams Announces Two New Zealand Shows

Ryan Adams Announces Two New Zealand Shows

Friday 24th April, 2015 9:24AM

American alt-country artist Ryan Adams has announced he will be returning to New Zealand for two headline shows in July. The last time Ryans was in the country was for the sold out 2012 Ashes and Fire solo theatre tour, this time round he is bringing a band downunder to support his acclaimed self-titled solo album, which came out last year through Blue Note Records. Here are the details...


Ryan Adams

Tuesday 14th July, Auckland Town Hall, Auckland
Thursday 16th July, Opera House, Wellington


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PRESS RELEASE:

RYAN ADAMS
ANNOUNCES AUSTRALIAN & NEW ZEALAND TOUR DATES FOR JULY

Frontier Touring are proud to announce that the great Ryan Adams along with his band The Shining will treat Australia and New Zealand to headline shows this July.

This will be Adamsí first tour of Australia and New Zealand since 2012ís acclaimed sold-out Ashes and Fire solo theatre tour and his first time playing here with a full band in six years.

Adamsí diverse and prolific career has seen the release of fourteen albums since his breakthrough solo debut in 2000. Dabbling in punk, rock, folk and indie - whilst staying true to his alt-country roots, nine of his fourteen albums have placed in the Top 100 of the ARIA album charts.

Along the way, Adams has also collected numerous Grammy nominations, including the three he received this year for the aptly named Ryan Adams (out now through PAX AM Records). The albumís lead single - ĎGimme Something Good,í was the first vinyl single ever to reach #1 on the Amazon chart.

As well as the release of the full-length album, Adams more recently announced a 6-disc Live At Carnegie Hall vinyl box including complete recordings of his two sold-out solo acoustic shows from November, 2014. Additionally, Adams continues to release singles as part of the PAX AM Single Series including Jacksonville, Vampires, Do You Laugh When You Lie, No Shadow, and Blue Light.

In celebration of his self-titled albumís release, Adams announced headline dates in the UK, US and Europe, as well as spots on the bill at Coachella, and Japanís Fuji Rock Festival.

With a massive catalogue of songs under his belt, seeing Ryan Adams is not only a nod to the past but a chance to see an artist who improves on perfection with every release. Secure your tickets now!

RYAN ADAMS
JULY 2015
Frontier Members pre-sale via frontiertouring.com/ryanadams
Thu 30 Apr (12noon AEST/NZST) to Fri 1 May (12noon AEST/NZST)
(or ends earlier if pre-sale allocation exhausted)

General public on sale from 12noon local time (NZ shows), Monday 4 February  May

Tue 14 Jul, Auckland, Town Hall (All Ages)
www.ticketmaster.co.nz

Thu 16 Jul, Wellington, Opera House (All Ages)
www.ticketek.co.nz





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