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Steve Gunn Announces New Zealand Tour For July

Steve Gunn Announces New Zealand Tour For July

Friday 21st April, 2017 9:00AM

New York-based singer, songwriter and guitar slinger Steve Gunn is heading to New Zealand for four shows in July on the heels of releasing his latest solo record Eyes on the Lines. With a career stretching back 15 years, the prolific folk-rock artist has produced a vast body of work that includes collaborations with the likes of Kurt Vile, The Black Twig Pickers and Mike Cooper and also includes a spell doing time as a guitarist for Vile's backing band The Violators. His July jaunt on these shores will see Gunn not only deliver songs from his latest record, but dig down into his solo catalogue as well as perform some of his ensemble work. Here are the details for his tour...

UnderTheRadar Proudly Presents...

Steve Gunn

Thursday 13th July, Whammy Bar, Auckland
Friday 14th July, Caroline, Wellington
Saturday 15th July, Blue Smoke, Christchurch
Sunday 16th July, Sherwood, Queenstown

Tickets available HERE at UTR and instore at the usual outlets

Here's the video for 'Ancient Jules' lifted from Eyes On The Lines...

And here's an excellent performance from Gunn and his band for NPR's Tiny Desk...


Banished Music, The Endless Scroll, and Under The Radar present: STEVE GUNN (U.S.A) NEW ZEALAND SOLO TOUR

'The guitar playing, which is superb throughout, feels inextricably bound to the structure and shape of the melodies.' ★★★★ – MOJO

'He’s the hipster-friendly guitar slinger of the moment, in the spirit of John Fahey or Robbie Basho, with a lovely sun-glazed lilt to his fluid fingersmithery.' ★★★★ - THE GUARDIAN

'By embracing the expanse, his music has gotten bigger, and more universal" ★★★★ - PITCHFORK

'So intimate and so mysteriously distant all at once' – WASHINGTON POST

On his first musical journey to New Zealand, New York-based guitarist and songwriter Steve Gunn will play four solo shows across the country. Former guitarist in Kurt Vile's The Violators as well as collaborator with Vile, Black Twig Pickers and Mike Cooper, Gunn will be bringing the personal and evocative new album Eyes On The Lines to New Zealand this July, as well as drawing from his significant and prolific catalogue of critically acclaimed solo, duo, and ensemble recordings.


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Thu 13th Jul
Whammy Bar, Auckland
Fri 14th Jul
Caroline, Wellington
Sat 15th Jul
Blue Smoke, Christchurch
Sun 16th Jul
Sherwood, Queenstown

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