Arahi - Live From The Wine Cellar

Arahi - Live From The Wine Cellar

Tour Information
Arahi pulls together an incredible line up of musicians to perform music from his debut EP Revelator as well as new unreleased tracks live at the legendary Wine Cellar. The new group features Francesca Parussini, Dave Khan, Jol Mulholland, Holly Webster and Alistair Deverick.
With support from musician/composer singer and songwriter Samara Alofa (Ngati Awa, Vailoa Palauli, Ha’apai)

Arahi is forging a distinctive path across Aotearoa, taking his place in time as one of our country’s most exceptional and visionary songwriters and live performers. Once referred to as “The Aotearoa Fantasy’ Arahi fearlessly and skillfully weaves together timeless and modern melodies, infusing them with a captivating and unconventional allure.

Arahi is best known for his solo projects and debut EP released in 2023 “Revelator,” which was produced by Dave Khan at Roundhead Studios he has worked in the studio alongside Troy Kingi and has also joined Dave Dobbyn on the Black Barn stage for a special rendition of Welcome Home. In 2023 Arahi’s song ‘My Baby’s Like A Hurricane’ was nominated in the Top 20 APRA Silver Scroll Awards.

“...mysterious and beautiful… a voice of wistful expression…” - Radio 13
“...lifts the weight of the world from our shoulders…” - Bridie Freeman, The Hook NZ

Samara Alofa (Ngati Awa, Vailoa Palauli, Ha’apai) Musician/Composer Singer and Songwriter.
Taking Influence from Poets, Artists/Musicians Ibeyi, Tirzah, Aja Monet and Yukimi Nagano, Samara drew up a world in them that was heavily rooted in the concept of being an Earth Punk. In 2021 Samara released their single B.T.T.G (back to the Gods) a new and unique development of their sound. Shortly after they released another single in collaboration with their good friend and Musician/Rapper @PollyHill called ‘VOID’ 2023 Samara and PollyHill released two singles ALIEN SEX and QUEER BAIT then, full album AQUARIES. The album is created to be listened to as a world of your own. Inherently Beautiful and Queer.