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Upcoming dates
Sunday 1st August Kings Arms, Auckland (7pm) with guests Velez.
Thursday 26th August Tabac, Auckland (9pm) with guest Age Pryor.
Both shows $15 entry.

New single
The second single from the critically acclaimed album“All moments leading to this” is “Pitch Jumping”. Watch out for the new video in late August.

Sydney & Auckland shows
Thursday 5th August Club Acoustica (Lounge Bar, Manhattan Rooftop) East Village, Sydney
AUD$5 entry or $20 (entry/first drink/light meal).
Thursday 19th August Tabac, Auckland with guests.
NZD$10 entry. Damien’s only NZ show – don’t miss out!

New single
“Anytime” is the latest single from Damien’s second album “Til Now”. The video is going to be shot in the Australian outback and directed by Richard Bell (Phoenix Foundation, Lucid 3, Pine).

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