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Don McGlashan & The Others Nationwide Tour Announced

Don McGlashan & The Others Nationwide Tour Announced

Chris Cudby / Photo credit: Diane Smithers / Wednesday 19th August, 2020 12:00PM

Don McGlashan has revealed a run of live appearances across Aotearoa this October and November backed by The Others, an all-star trio featuring Shayne P. Carter (Straitjacket Fits, Dimmer), Chris O'Connor (The Phoenix Foundation) and James Duncan. The co-founder of The Mutton Birds, Blam Blam Blam and The Front Lawn has gifted such indispensable anthems upon the world as 'Dominion Road', 'There is No Depression in New Zealand', 'When You Come Back Home' and 'Bathe in the River' [side note: I overheard at the supermarket last night a customer whistling 'Nature', and I'd bet good money it was the Mutton Birds version of the Fourmyula classic].

For these shows, Don McGlashan will be playing "new songs from his next, soon-to-be-recorded album" alongside gems from his formidably deep back catalogue, and with The Others bringing their own inimitable on-stage energy to the tunes you're looking at gigs to remember. McGlashan lifted the lid on what gig-goers can look forward to, along with a bit of stick thrown in Shayne P. Carter's direction for the recent award-winning success of his must-read memoir Dead People I Have Known...

"We'll definitely be road-testing an album's worth of new songs, plus stomping purposefully through those parts of my back catalogue that everyone can agree on... There'll also be a lot of loud guitar, although Shayne is an award-winning author now, so he may just want to sit in a plush leather chair on stage, looking thoughtful and taking questions from the audience.


UPDATE: 1/09/20: Due to hot demand, an extra Wellington event has been announced at San Fran in October...


Undertheradar proudly presents...

Don McGlashan & The Others

Tuesday 27th October - San Fran, Wellington [new show]
Wednesday 28th October - San Fran, Wellington [sold out]
Thursday 29th October - Cassels Blue Smoke, Christchurch
Friday 30th October - Dunedin Craft Beer & Food Festival*
Saturday 31st October - Dunedin Craft Beer & Food Festival*
Saturday 7th November - Hollywood Cinema, Auckland

Tickets available HERE via UTR
Tickets via Ticketmaster*

Watch the clip for The Muttonbirds' iconic 1992 single Dominion Road...


Experience the vintage video for Blam Blam Blam's scathing 'There Is No Depression in New Zealand'...


Press release:

One of Aotearoa’s most beloved songwriters, Don McGlashan, has today announced a nationwide New Zealand tour.

Performing brand new songs from his next, soon-to-be-recorded album, along with plenty of gems from his sprawling back catalogue, Don will play a string of shows with a full band comprising the mighty talents of Shayne P Carter (Dimmer, Straightjacket Fits), bassist/guitarist extraordinaire James Duncan (Dimmer, SJD, Punches) and legendary drummer/percussionist Chris O’Connor (Phoenix Foundation).

Links
donmcglashan.com/

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Wed 28th Oct
San Fran, Wellington
Thu 29th Oct
Cassels Blue Smoke, Christchurch
Sat 7th Nov
Hollywood Cinema, Auckland