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Milky Chance Announce One New Zealand Show

Milky Chance Announce One New Zealand Show

Monday 15th September, 2014 9:00AM

German electro-folk duo Milky Chance are heading to New Zealand for one show in January. The pair, who met at music school at the age of 16, have carved out a name for themselves by crafting lilting music that marries electronic production and acoustic guitars. Their self-produced debut album, Sadnecessary, was released last year and saw singles ' Stolen Dance' and 'Down By The River' hit charts around the globe, including New Zealand. Here are the details for the duo's upcoming Auckland show...

Milky Chance
Friday 9th January, Powerstation, Auckland

Here's a clip for the breakthrough hit 'Stolen Dance'...




Friday 9th January, 2015
With Special Guests

Supported by George FM

Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Thursday 18th September 2014 at 9am from

Presale tickets will go on sale on Wednesday 17th September 2014 at 9am
to register for the pre-sale, sign up at

“We can bring it on the floor
you've never danced like this before”

The Kassel, Germany duo Clemens and Philipp otherwise known as Milky Chance met in an Advanced Music Course when they were 16, and they creatively gelled right off the bat. Weaving together elegant electronic production with acoustic guitars and lilting, lush vocals, they harnessed a style unequivocally their own. Clemens puts it best, "Think of it as the singer-songwriter spirit mixed with electronic beats. Somehow, it's always a little bit melancholy, but there's a positive spin. You can dance to most of it too!”

In 2013, they began work on their full-length debut, Sadnecessary – released July 2014 – and when they were finished, they uploaded several of the tracks, including the catchy "Stolen Dance," with its bright handclaps, plaintive acoustic guitars, and gravelly smooth delivery. The song became a viral sensation, eventually racking up over 65 million YouTube views. It didn’t stop there, using nothing but their Facebook page to announce the shows the band soon set out on what was to become a 100+ date European tour playing to sell-out crowds at venues that increased in size as the tour unfolded and more shows were added. In New Zealand the single “Stolen Dance” peaked #3 in the charts, the album “Sadnecessary” on #14.

Now the European electro-folksters are set to bring their live show to Auckland, New Zealand in January 2015 and will be one of the must see shows of the New Year.

“ … Dancing on, do the boogie all night long”


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