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SJD Announces Two Shows With String Quartet

SJD Announces Two Shows With String Quartet

Friday 24th July, 2015 9:32AM

SJD has revealed dates for two live shows where he will be playing his new album Saint John Divine in full - and accompanied by a string quartet. On top of that, the Wellington and Auckland performances will also be joined by special guest Shayne P Carter. Here are the details...


SJD Live with String Quartet and Shayne P Carter

Thursday 03 September, Paramount Theatre, Wellington
Saturday 10th October, Mercury Theatre, Auckland

Tickets available HERE at UTR


Here is the video for single 'Little Pieces' featuring Julia Deans...


PRESS RELEASE:

SJD ANNOUNCES
SAINT JOHN DIVINE
LIVE DATES WITH STRING QUARTET

SJD PRESENTS ‘SAINT JOHN DIVINE’ THE ALBUM PLAYED IN FULL, LIVE WITH A STRING QUARTET.
VERY SPECIAL GUEST SHAYNE P CARTER SOLO WILL JOIN HIM FOR TWO UNFORGETTABLE NIGHTS.

WELLINGTON – THE PARAMOUNT THEATRE – THURSDAY 3RD SEPTEMBER
AUCKLAND – THE MERCURY THEATRE – SATURDAY 10TH OCTOBER

“Saint John Divine …is blessed with warmth, indelible melodies, and stories to tell from SJD’s askew, dryly witty point of view” - RUSSELL BAILLIE, NZ HERALD

“The weight of these songs-supported by shimmering strings and presented in a hymn-like-quality-is intoxicating” - SIMON SWEETMAN

“Lush, soulful, and gentle” - GRAHAM REID, ELSEWHERE

SJD has announced ‘Saint John Divine’ the album played in full, accompanied with a String Quartet and very special guest Shayne P Carter performing for two unforgettable nights. ’Saint John Divine’ has been hailed as SJD’s finest work yet. The album joins an unimpeachable canon of work that ranges from Lost Soul Music and Southern Lights through to Songs From A Dictaphone and Elastic Wasteland. Described in the Sunday Star Times as ‘blue-eyed soul that reaches down into the core of your being’, by Nick Bollinger.

With two songs ‘Unplugged’ and ‘Little Pieces’ reaching the top 20 list for APRA’s cherished Silver Scroll songwriting award, he is truly on a roll.

SJD and his band are taking it to the next level, they will be accompanied by a quartet of New Zealand’s finest string players to perform this critically acclaimed album in its entirety, alongside a solid selection of his many fan favourites.

SJD PRESENTS ‘SAINT JOHN DIVINE’ LIVE, PLAYED IN FULL WITH A STRING QUARTET – AND VERY SPECIAL GUEST SHAYNE P CARTER SOLO

Tickets from undertheradar.co.nz





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SJD - Saint John Divine Live
Thu 3rd Sep, Paramount Theatre, Wellington
SJD - Saint John Divine Live
Sat 10th Oct, Mercury Theatre, Auckland






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