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MY BABY Announce 'Loves Voodoo!' 10th Anniversary NZ Summer Tour

MY BABY Announce 'Loves Voodoo!' 10th Anniversary NZ Summer Tour

Chris Cudby / Tuesday 21st November, 2023 9:00AM

Always a summer favourite when they return to Aotearoa for their semi-annual visits, MY BABY have announced an extensive homecoming tour kicking off just before New Year's Eve, marking the 10th anniversary of the Dutch-NZ trio's breakout 2013 debut album Loves Voodoo! The genre-blending team of Daniel ‘Da Freez’ Johnson (guitar), Joost Sheik van Dijck (drums / vocals) and Cato van Dijck (lead singer and guitar) have moved festival crowds around the world since converging in Amsterdam back in 2012 — travelling from the soul / funk powered roots of Loves Voodoo! to dance-floor igniting, synth-soaked grooves of their 2022 album sake sake sake and beyond. Don't miss MY BABY celebrating their journey so far, moving into the future together at the following headline shows across the motu, plus selected local festival appearances below...

NZ Summer Tour Celebrating 10 years of ‘Loves Voodoo!’

Thursday 4th January - Butlers Reef, New Plymouth*
Friday 12th January - Totara Street, Mount Maunganui
Saturday 13th January - Yot Club, Raglan
Friday 19th January - Butter Factory, Whangārei
Sunday 21st January - Leigh Sawmill, Leigh
Friday 26th January - Smash Palace, Gisborne
Saturday 27th January - Common Room, Hastings
Friday 2nd February - The Playhouse, Nelson
Saturday 3rd February - Mussel Inn, Onekakā
Friday 9th February - The Church, Christchurch

Tickets on sale now at
*Butlers Reef, New Plymouth tickets available HERE via UTR

MY BABY are also appearing at:

Saturday 30th December - Rhythm & Alps Festival, Wānaka, tickets via
Wednesday 3rd January - Shake & Bake, Wellington, tickets via
Friday 5th January - Beach Break, Whangamatā, tickets via
Saturday 20th January - Sunsetter Festival, Auckland, tickets at

Hit play on MY BABY's 'Singin' In Chains' from their 2013 debut album Loves Voodoo!...

Watch the video for MY BABY's 2021 single 'a dream i dream'...

Press release:

MY BABY, the internationally acclaimed Dutch-New Zealand trio, is set to return to New Zealand this summer for a nationwide tour in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the release of their debut album, Loves Voodoo!

Formed by New Zealander Daniel ‘Da Freez’ Johnson (guitar), Joost Sheik van Dijck (drums/vocals), and Cato van Dijck (lead singer and guitar), MY BABY has cultivated a devoted fanbase both in their home country and abroad. Renowned for their unique blend of blues, roots, and trance, the trio has left an indelible mark on the global music scene, gracing stages at prestigious festivals such as Glastonbury (UK), Sziget (Hu), Lowlands (NL), Pinkpop (NL), and Boomtown Fair (UK).

The upcoming tour promises an electrifying experience as MY BABY revisits the soul-stirring tracks from their debut album, 'Loves Voodoo!' Audiences can also anticipate reworked renditions and performances of material from their more recent records.

The trio's dynamic and immersive live performances have garnered acclaim at local festivals, including WOMAD, Splore, and Electric Avenue. MY BABY's impact on Kiwi audiences is unmistakable, as the band's contagious energy and musical prowess continue to captivate fans across the nation.

MY BABY's New Zealand tour will kick off on January 4th, 2024, at Butlers Reef in New Plymouth and will traverse the country. In addition to these tour dates, the band will also make special appearances at several festivals, including Rhythm & Alps Festival in Wānaka, Shake & Bake in Wellington, Beach Break in Whangamatā, and Sunsetter Festival in Auckland.


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