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Black Comet Unveil Single 'Ooh Yeah Baby' + Announce 'Episode One: Looking For A New Planet' Tour

Black Comet Unveil Single 'Ooh Yeah Baby' + Announce 'Episode One: Looking For A New Planet' Tour

Chris Cudby / Friday 17th May, 2024 1:47PM

Aotearoa advocators of interstellar funk, Black Comet are shifting gear into hyperdrive this winter. Fronted by vocalist / guitarist Laughton Kora of Kora fame, the five-piece are following last year's sleeper hit Live @ Totara Street EP (featuring Tiki Taane) with whole dang debut album Episode One: Looking For A New Planet, launching with a large-scale tour sizzling up stages nationwide this winter.

Pulling together threads of cosmic funk including Parliament / Funkedelic, Zapp & Roger and Troy Kingi's classic Shake That Skinny Ass All the Way to Zygertron, Black Comet today treat us to the holographic fiesta of good time grooves that is their new single 'Ohh Yeah Baby', warming up for the tour tonight with superstars Corella in Tauranga. They'll be joined by a host of special guests on their astronomical musical quest from 11th July onwards — get boogieing to 'Ohh Yeah Baby' and get amongst with Black Comet at the dates below...


Black Comet - Episode One: Looking For A New Planet Tour

Friday 17th May - Totara St., Tauranga, supporting Corella
Thursday 11th July - Rhyme x Reason Brewery, Wānaka w/ Fiona McMartin*
Friday 12th July - Sherwood, Queenstown w/ Fiona McMartin*
Saturday 13th July - Errick's, Dunedin (Lobofest)
Friday 19th July - The Yard Cafe & Venue, Raglan*
Saturday 20th July - Waihi Beach Hotel, Waihi w/ Iz Wadded Iz*
Friday 26th July - Paisley Stage, Napier w/ Willsy & Friends*
Saturday 27th July - Smash Palace, Gisborne w/ TĀTOU, Tyna*
Friday 23rd August - Leigh Sawmill Cafe, Leigh w/ Carli Oso*
Saturday 31st August - Astrolabe, Tauranga

*Tickets available HERE via UTR


Press release:

Multi-dimensional, galactic funk 5 piece Black Comet, founded by Ninja, Laughton Kora (Kora, L.A.B, Fly My Pretties), is a groove-based experience with narratives.

Black Comet's debut album 'Episode One: Looking For A New Planet' embarks on a musical journey filled with infectious galactic grooves and feel-good vibes. Get ready to immerse yourself in the funky rhythms and soulful melodies that define their sound. With every track, Black Comet invite you to join them on their vibe, where the jams never stop and the good times roll on. Join them on their tour and let the music take you on the ultimate ride.

Links
instagram.com/blackcometband/
facebook.com/blackcometband/

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Corrella with Black Comet
Fri 17th May 8:00pm
Totara St., Tauranga
Thu 11th Jul 7:30pm
Rhyme x Reason Brewery, wanaka
Black Comet - Episode One: Looking For A New Planet Tour - Queenstown
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Fri 12th Jul 7:00pm
Sherwood, Queenstown
Black Comet - Episode One: Looking For A New Planet Tour - Dunedin
Sat 13th Jul 3:00pm
Errick's, Dunedin
Black Comet - Episode One: Looking For A New Planet Tour - Raglan
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Fri 19th Jul 7:00pm
The Yard Cafe & Venue, Raglan
Black Comet - Episode One: Looking For A New Planet Tour - Waihi Beach
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Sat 20th Jul 7:30pm
Waihi Beach Hotel, Waihi
Black Comet - Episode One: Looking For A New Planet Tour - Napier
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Fri 26th Jul 8:00pm
Paisley Stage, Napier
Black Comet - Episode One: Looking For A New Planet Tour - Gisborne
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Sat 27th Jul 7:30pm
Smash Palace, Gisborne
Black Comet - Episode One: Looking For A New Planet Tour - Leigh
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Fri 23rd Aug 8:00pm
Leigh Sawmill Cafe, Leigh
Black Comet - Episode One: Looking For A New Planet Tour
Sat 31st Aug 7:00pm
Astrolabe, Tauranga