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Michael Kiwanuka New Zealand Tour Announced

Michael Kiwanuka New Zealand Tour Announced

Thursday 6th December, 2012 9:13AM

British soul singer Michael Kiwanuka has announced a two date New Zealand tour to take place next April. Here earlier this year on a promo visit for his acclaimed debut album Home Again, the shows mark his first official tour of New Zealand...

Michael Kiwanuka

Thursday 4th April, Holy Trinity Church, Auckland
Friday 5th April, Old St Paul's, Wellington

Ticketing details below.

Here is the video for the title track from his new album...

And here is another for 'I'm Getting Ready'...

Press Release:

95bFM and Civic Events present MICHAEL KIWANUKA

Michael Kiwanuka, one of the most thrilling new voices in contemporary soul music, makes his full New Zealand concert debut in April 2013.  Winner of the prestigious BBC Sound of 2012 and a Mercury Prize nominee, the UK singer-songwriter will perform just two intimate New Zealand shows:

Thursday 4 April  - Holy Trinity Cathedral in Auckland
Friday 5 April – Old St Pauls in Wellington

 Kiwanuka’s hugely successful debut album Home Again has seen his voice compared to the timeless sound of Otis Redding and Marvin Gaye.

The BBC called it “a rich, weathered instrument that appears to carry more than 24 years' experience”.

Born in Muswell Hill in North London to Ugandan émigré parents, Kiwanuka grew up surrounded by huge cultural diversity. His songwriting, steeped in the folk and soul traditions, reflects that upbringing and echoes the inspiration of Bob Dylan, Paul Simon, Shuggie Otis, Roberta Flack and Bill Withers.

“It’s his rich, ragged voice that pulls you in. He sounds like his own man, not an imitator” Rolling Stone Magazine

Experience the magic at Michael Kiwanuka’s two New Zealand shows.

Michael Kiwanuka NZ Tour 2013
Auckland Thursday 4 April - Holy Trinity Cathedral
Wellington Friday 5 April - Old St Pauls

Pre-sales available Tuesday 11 Dec - Thursday 13 December.
General Release Tickets on-sale Monday 17th December


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