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Bauhaus Frontman Peter Murphy Headed To New Zealand In December

Bauhaus Frontman Peter Murphy Headed To New Zealand In December

Thursday 24th October, 2013 9:02AM

The 'Godfather of Goth' Peter Murphy has been announced to play two New Zealand dates in December in celebration of Bauhaus' 35th Anniversary.  The frontman of the pioneering English band has been taking the tour to the world for most of the year and it sees him perform material solely from the Bauhaus back catalogue. Here are the show details followed by some Bauhaus hits...

Peter Murphy Celebrates 35 years of Bauhaus

Saturday 14th December, The Studio, Auckland
Sunday 15th December, Bodega, Wellington

Tickets on sale 12pm next Tuesday (29th October) from here at Undertheradar with premium passes available from Ticketmaster (see below for more info).

'She's In Parties'

'Bela Lugosi's Dead'

'Dark Entries'

Press Release:

PETER MURPHY Celebrates 35 years of BAUHAUS

Auckland - Saturday 14th December, The Studio
Wellington - Sunday 15th December, Bodega


Iconic frontman Peter Murphy has announced the Mr. Moonlight Tour, celebrating 35 years of Bauhaus. Murphy, who has started working with producer Youth (Killing Joke, The Verve) on the follow up to his 2011 critically acclaimed solo effort, NINTH, will play two shows in New Zealand this December with a full band performing only Bauhaus material.

Says Peter, “Since 2006, I have included my Bauhaus work into my solo work as a way of tipping my hat to my own audience… those who discovered my early work as well as new and old fans of those years’ strong wishes to hear the music of my band crackle and spark in the live arena. Being the foremost advocate of this Bauhaus work, I decided the time was ripe to at last give a pure Bauhaus experience in one Mr. Moonlight world tour. Mr. Moonlight is alive and well, don't doubt it.”

Bauhaus formed in 1978 and achieved worldwide cult status that continues to this day. As the main man of the acclaimed outfit, Peter Murphy helped usher in ground breaking opaque moods and atmospheres into the post-punk landscape. Bauhaus originally split in 1983, but eventually bowed to public pressure to reform in 1998 and again in 2005. The Mr. Moonlight Tour will be the first time since 2006 that Peter Murphy will perform full Bauhaus sets, and the first time ever that he will do so on his own.

Mr. Moonlight: Peter Murphy celebrates 35yrs of Bauhaus Performing Solely Bauhaus Material.


Saturday 14 December – the Studio Auckland
Sunday 15 December – the Bodega Wellington

Limited PREMIUM PASS* tickets available - includes:
Exclusive Meet & Greet opportunity with Peter Murphy
Official Commemorative Meet and Greet Laminate
Exclusive Special Edition t-shirt (not for sale)
Limited Edition A3 thick card stock tour poster (not for sale)
2 items signed by Peter Murphy
A photo with Peter Murphy on your personal camera

*Available from Ticketmaster only.


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