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Racing

When
Fri Jan 24th, 2020
Where
Galatos,
Auckland

Doors open
8:00pm
Gig starts
8:30pm
Entry
R18
Cover charge*
$25
*Guide only - booking fees may apply
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Auckland-based tropicalia groove maestros Racing are back on the road this summer for an onslaught of shows across the nation, and are being joined by blues rock 60s & 70s guitar wranglers Mini Simmons for selected dates.

Racing emerge fresh from the studio where they are working on a second full length album due for release in 2020, and a follow up to 2019's Real Dancing which featured the singles Motel Pool, Run Wild, The Bass and others.

The band - who are finalists for best rock artist in the 2019 New Zealand Music Awards - take rock and roll and inject it with a chemical haze so potent the listener is left both pleased and punished. Once likened to “the thoughts of a crocodile in flood season”, Racing crafts a swirling sea of groove and hypnosis into rock anthems drenched in weird tropical dance music.

Mini Simmons is a Rock n Roll band from Auckland New Zealand dreamt up on the Pacific Highway of Mexico, Mini Simmons is a loose nod to the 60's. They have been making significant waves in 2019 with wild response to their debut album (the first pressed to vinyl in New Zealand since 1987) and having recently taken the stage at Spark Arena for the 2019 Silver Scrolls Awards, where they re-worked & performed Benee's breakout pop smash 'Soaked'.

Tour dates RACING with Mini Simmons:
Fri Dec 13 The Cabana Napier with Mini Simmons*
Sat Dec 14 Wellington, San Fran with Mini Simmons*
Sat Dec 21 Nivara Lounge, Hamilton with Mini Simmons*
Fri Dec 27th - Leigh Sawmill with Mini Simmons*
Sat Jan 4 - Yot Club, Raglan with Mini Simmons*
Mon Jan 6 - Waihi Beach Hotel with Mini Simmons*

Tour dates RACING with special guests:
Sun Dec 29th - Eggfest, Eggsentric with Fleetmac Wood, Marlin's Dreaming & Glass Vaults*
Tue Dec 31st - New Plymouth NYE (FREE SHOW)***
Fri Jan 3 - Totara St, Mount Maunganui (with supports to be announced)*
Fri Jan 17th - Yonder, Queenstown (FREE SHOW)***
Sat Jan 18th - Wunderbar, Christchurch (with supports to be announced)*
Fri Jan 24th - Galatos, Auckland (with supports to be announced)**

Tickets from BANISHED MUSIC*
Tickets from GALATOS**
FREE SHOW***

Links
galatos.co.nz/live/racin...
Tags
blues, rock, Racing

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Yonder, Queenstown
Sat 18th January
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