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Andrew Fagan and The People 'You'll Be Fine' Tour Announced

Andrew Fagan and The People 'You'll Be Fine' Tour Announced

Chris Cudby / Photo credit: Mark Derricutt / Tuesday 23rd February, 2021 8:00AM

Singer of some of the finest tunes to emerge from our shores with his group The Mockers, songwriter and poet Andrew Fagan embarks on a new adventure this coming April. Fagan will at long last be touring his latest album Act Normal, which launched back in February 2020 seemingly a lifetime ago, just before the dreaded Covid scuppered everyone's plans and sent Aotearoa into lockdown. In his element live (as he's stated, “Good songs and showing off are not mutually exclusive concepts”), Fagan is set to tour with his latest band The People, whose membership includes Darryn Harkness (New Telepathics, Loud Ghost), Kurt Shanks (stellar*), Joe Dekkers-Reihanna and John Murray. Standout single from Fagan's new album, 'On Channel Me' is a scathing appraisal of our social media obsessed digital age — expect to hear that number plus such Fagan and Mockers gems as 'Exciting', 'Now You Know', 'Get Light', 'Jerusalem' and more, throughout the North Island at the following dates...


Undertheradar proudly presents...

Andrew Fagan and The People

Friday 9th April - The Wine Cellar, Auckland*
Saturday 10th April - Jam Factory, Tauranga
Wednesday 14th April - Nivara Lounge, Hamilton*
Thursday 15th April - Two Mile Sailing Club, Taupo*
Friday 16th April - Haumoana Hall, Hawkes Bay*
Saturday 17th April - Meow, Wellington
Sunday 18th April - Snails, Palmerston North*

Tickets available HERE via UTR*


Check out the rock version of 'On Channel Me', from 2020's Act Normal...


Watch the 1993 video for Fagan's 'Jerusalem', from his debut solo album Blisters — directed by Karyn Hay...


Press release:

Andrew Fagan and his band return to venues across the North Island in April to perform songs from his solo and Mockers years, and celebrate acclaimed new album Act Normal.

Fagan’s career spans over 40 years, from his time as frontman of punk group The Ambitious Vegetables, pop-rockers The Mockers, to his ongoing solo career.

His solo material over the years - performed with his band Fagan and The People- includes laconic social commentary classics such as Exciting, Astonishment, Now You Know, Blame Me, Get Light, Religion, Jerusalem, and On Channel Me.

New album Act Normal was released on the cusp of lockdown, so the band are jumping out of their skins for this delayed release tour. To coincide with the tour, new single You’ll Be Fine is released in early March.

Fagan’s band features Darryn Harkness (New Telepathics, Loud Ghost), Kurt Shanks (stellar*), Joe Dekkers- Reihanna, and John Murray.

“Andrew Fagan was king for a day as The People rose, played, and sang along, with him as he rocked the Anthology Lounge with his usual bravado, elegance and regency,” David Boyle, Radio 13, February 2020.

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Fri 9th Apr
The Wine Cellar, Auckland
Andrew Fagan and The People
Sat 10th Apr
Jam Factory, Tauranga
Andrew Fagan and The People
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Wed 14th Apr
Nivara Lounge, Hamilton
Andrew Fagan and The People
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Thu 15th Apr
Two Mile Bay Sailing Club, Taupo
Andrew Fagan and The People
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Fri 16th Apr
Haumoana Hall, Hastings
Andrew Fagan and The People
Sat 17th Apr
Meow, Wellington
Andrew Fagan and The People
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Sun 18th Apr
Snails, Palmerston North