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Undertheradar Presents: An Emerald City 'The Fourth' Album Release Tour

Undertheradar Presents: An Emerald City 'The Fourth' Album Release Tour

Thursday 6th January, 2011 10:17AM

An Emerald City are based in Berlin these days so it's not every day we get the opportunity to see this off-kilter, mesmerizing live band do their thing. They are heading back to our shores from February to April to undertake an absolutely assaulting set of dates across the country.

Feb 5th Te Awanga Community Hall WITH ANDREW MACKENZIE
Feb 17th Yot Club, Raglan WITH THE CHECKS
Feb 18th Brewers Bar, Mt Maunganui WITH THE CHECKS
Feb 19th PBC, Gisborne WITH THE CHECKS
Feb 24th Salut, Whangarei WITH THE CHECKS
Feb 25th Waihi Beach Hotel WITH THE CHECKS and POPSTRANGERS
Feb 26th Leigh Sawmill Cafe WITH DIE!DIE!DIE! and BOND STREET BRIDGE
March 3rd venue TBC, New Plymouth WITH THE CHECKS
Mar 5 St Peters Hall, Paekakariki WITH SPECIAL GUESTS
Mar 10th The Winchester, Auckland WITH THE CHECKS
Mar 12th Ellen Melville Hall, Auckland WITH THE CHECKS (ALL AGES)
Mar 18th Altitude, Hamilton WITH THE CHECKS
Mar 19th Cabana, Napier WITH THE CHECKS
Mar 20th Lembas, Raumati South DOOR SALES ONLY
Mar 22nd Hot Mama's, Motueka DOOR SALES ONLY
Mar 23rd Mussel Inn, Onekaka DOOR SALES ONLY
Mar 24th Franks Cafe, Greymouth DOOR SALES ONLY
Mar 25th Wunderbar, Lyttelton WITH THE TRANSISTORS
Mar 26th Penguin Club, Oamaru WITH ALIZARIN LIZARD
Mar 27th Lake Hawea Motor Inn DOOR SALES ONLY
Mar 29th Cook Saddle Cafe, Fox Glacier DOOR SALES ONLY
Mar 30th Opium, Wanaka WITH THE CHECKS
Mar 31st Revolver, Queenstown WITH THE CHECKS
Apr 2nd Al's Bar, Christchurch WITH THE CHECKS

Tickets are available HERE

Press release:

AN EMERALD CITY 'The Fourth' Album release tour with THE CHECKS and special guests

Returning home to New Zealand to tour and release their second album ‘The Fourth’ in Summer 2011, Berlin based band An Emerald City's sound has evolved and grown since the release of their debut Circa Scaria in 2009.

Recorded in a former communist radio station on the banks of the river Spree in East Berlin 'The Fourth' shows a band unafraid to explore new dimensions in sound and space.

The band take to the road over two months in the throws of a New Zealand summer playing 26 venues far and wide.

Combining psychedelia and experimentation with Eastern scales and sounds from outer space, An Emerald City's unique style has further developed and matured in the writing of 'The Fourth', which is an album very different from what they have produced before.

Joining the tour for 14 of the shows to co-headline are Auckland five piece THE CHECKS. Fresh from winning a NZMA for best rock album of 2010, while still only in their early 20s and already veteran performers. This bluesy psychedelic explosion have played their way into becoming one of New Zealand’s most adrenalised, vital and consistently thrilling live acts.

Also with support along the way in various locations from the likes of DIE!DIE!DIE!, POPSTRANGERS, BEASTWARS, BOND STREET BRIDGE, THE PYRAMID SCHEME, KITSUNEGARI, SHIPWRECK, THE TRANSISTORS and ALIZARIN LIZARD this tour promises to be one of the highlight events of the summer.


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