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Canada's Scott Cook Debut New Zealand Tour Announced

Canada's Scott Cook Debut New Zealand Tour Announced

C.C. / Monday 11th November, 2019 12:10PM

Edmonton, Alberta songwriter Scott Cook is journeying to Aotearoa for the first time ever this summer, to play an extensive run of shows up and down the country, including an appearance at 2020's Auckland Folk Festival. The hard-gigging singer and guitarist has tirelessly toured his songbook throughout the globe over the past twelve years, with the Canadian roots troubadour's travels taking him across North America, Europe, Asia, Australia and beyond. For Cook's debut New Zealand shows he's touring his sixth album, the 2017 Canadian Folk Music Award nominated Further Down the Line – take in the details here...


Scott Cook

Monday 30th December to Thursday 2nd January - Whare Flat Folk Festival
Saturday 4th January - Grainstore Gallery, Oamaru*
Sunday 5th January - Bar Number 8, Wanaka*
Wednesday 8th January - Old Lodge Theatre, Hokitika*
Thursday 9th January - Barrytown Hall, Barrytown*
Friday 10th January - The Boathouse, Nelson*
Sunday 12th January - Mussel Inn, Onekaka*
Wednesday 15th January - The Third Eye, Wellington*
Thursday 16th January - Globe Theatre, Palmerston North*
Friday 17th January - TSB Festival of Lights, New Plymouth
Saturday 18th January - Carterton (private house concert)
Wednesday 22nd January - The Common Room, Hastings w/ Danny Priestly*
Thursday 23rd January - Nivara Lounge, Hamilton w/ The Bollands*
Friday 24th January to Monday 27th January - Auckland Folk Fest, Kumeu Showgrounds

Tickets available HERE via UTR


Experience live footage of Scott Cook performing 'Pass It Along' (from 2013's One More Time Around) in Melbourne for Moon Mountain Sessions...


Press release:

Canadian troubadour announces first NZ Tour!

Alberta, Canada's Scott Cook has been living out of a van or a backpack for the last twelve years, touring almost incessantly across Canada, the US, Europe, Asia, Australia and elsewhere, and distilling his experiences into straight-talking, keenly observant verse. He brings humour, disarming honesty, and a deep love of humanity to his songcraft and storytelling, accompanying himself with fingerstyle guitar and clawhammer banjo.

Scott has already completed eight tours of Australia, but this will be his first visit to New Zealand. He's touring in support of his sixth studio album, Further Down the Line, which garnered his second Canadian Folk Music Award nomination (English Songwriter of the Year), and comes packaged in a 132-page book containing a look back, in words and pictures, on a decade of full-time travel.

He's one of the hardest-working DIY troubadours on the road today, averaging over 150 shows and a dozen festivals every year since 2007. All the hard miles notwithstanding, he still believes that songs can change your life, and your life can change the world.

Links
scottcook.net/
facebook.com/scottcooksongs/
scottcook.bandcamp.com/

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Wed 8th Jan
Old Lodge Theatre, Hokitika
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Barrytown Hall, Barrytown
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Fri 10th Jan
The Boathouse, Nelson
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Mussel Inn, Onekaka
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The Third Eye, Wellington
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The Globe Theatre, Palmerston North
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Common Room, Hastings
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Nivara Lounge, Hamilton







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