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Coast Arcade Announce 'Next To Me' EP Release Show

Coast Arcade Announce 'Next To Me' EP Release Show

Charlotte Lovrin / C.C. / Monday 24th April, 2023 1:10PM

Tāmaki Makaurau indie / surf up and comers Coast Arcade are fast approaching the release of their debut EP Next To Me, celebrating with an all-ages release shindig at Big Fan in Morningside. Consisting of Bella Bavin (Rafflyn), brothers Chris and Nate Tims, and Thom Boynton, Coast Arcade's recent singles ‘Highest Heights’ and ‘Surf Club’ both grazed the giddy heights of the Hot NZ 20 Singles Chart, and they've been honing their craft with support appearances alongside Teenage Dads, Bootleg Rascals, The Beths and Princess Chelsea. Launching into the world on 19th May, Next To Me was mastered by Hans Pucket’s Oliver Devlin and recorded at the aptly chosen release show venue, Big Fan. With early bird tickets already sold out and a limited run of tickets available, get in quick while you still can…

Coast Arcade - Next To Me EP Release Show
Saturday 27th May - Big Fan, Auckland w/ special guests to be announced 

Tickets available HERE via UTR

Watch the video for Coast Arcade's latest single 'Surf Club'...

Press release:

Indie-rock band 'Coast Arcade' are releasing their debut EP 'Next To Me' and to celebrate, they're playing a headlining show at Auckland’s BigFan on the 27th of May with some special guests (TBA).

Make sure to get your tickets quickly, as their last headline show sold out fast!

After a summer of playing gigs, including Gisborne's Rhythm and Vines, and Auckland's Spring City Festival, Coast Arcade started 2023 with a bang, releasing singles Highest Heights (Official NZ Charts' Ones To Watch', #2 Hot NZ 20 Singles Chart + #37 Hot 40 Singles, #7 RadioScope Most Added + #24 NZ Airplay) and Surf Club (Official NZ Charts #20 Hot NZ 20 Singles Chart), MTV Upload Rotation

With an impressive resume, they have already opened for iconic bands like The Beths, Princess Chelsea, The Grogans, Bootleg Rascal, and Teenage Dads as well as playing alongside Ladyhawke, Zane Lowe and Groove Armada.

The show will be held at Joel Littles Big Fan where the band recorded their EP. BIG FAN is a new not-for-profit, multi-purpose music space located in Morningside. Offering state-of-the-art sound, lighting and vision gear, catering to brand-new artists playing their first gig, up to intimate performances by big-name international acts.
The venue is purpose built for safe, inclusive, all ages shows, with great public transport options available being right next to Morningside train station.

This gig will be licensed, with R-18 drinks available at the BigFan bar (ID's are a must). It is also All-Ages using a wrist band system. With the EP on the way and a buzz surrounding them, Coast Arcade's energetic live set is not to be missed.


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Coast Arcade - 'Next To Me' EP Release Show
Sat 27th May 7:30pm
Big Fan, Auckland