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Tono Announces September Tour

Tono Announces September Tour

Friday 17th August, 2012 9:41AM

Athonie Tonnon aka Tono aka Tono and The Finance Company has announced a series of shows next month ahead of a jaunt to the States. Performing material from his much loved new album Up Here For Dancing, things kick off in Auckland with full band The Finance Company and then he'll fly solo for a couple of South Island dates - here are all the details...

Saturday 1st Sept, Wine Cellar and Whammy Bar, Auckland
Tono and the Finance Company with Surf Friends, Paquin, Drop Dead Redhead, Nadia Reid and Dave Weir

Thursday 6th Sept, The Darkroom, Christchurch
Tono with Happiness Stan

Friday 7th Sept, Wunderbar, Lyttleton
Tono with Hanna Harding and Ben Brown

Saturday 8th Sept, The Robert Burns, Dunedin
Tono with Astro Children, Fat Children and Dinosaur Sanctuary

Tickets on sale now from HERE at UTR.

Here is the latest single from Up Here For Dancing...

Press Release:

After the much-acclaimed release and tour of Up Here For Dancing, Tono is putting on a jumbo sized Auckland show and an economy class South Island leg before heading to America, merica, merica, merica for a month.

The Wine Cellar and Whammy bar party will be a joint effort with Christchurch's T54, and will include some of the most interesting live acts both bands could think of.

For the South Island shows Tono will be stripping songs from the album back to the form they were written in - solo on guitar, taking as a traveling companion a 60s japanese semi-hollowbody guitar. He'll also be playing new, lyrically dense songs about such characters as Ponsonby cocaine dealers, nihilistic surgeons and pubescent skateboarders.

Tickets for all shows on sale now from UTR.


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