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Dave Dobbyn To Tour NZ's Heartland Towns


From The Hinter To The Heartland

Dave Dobbyn is currently filming an ‘Intrepid Journey’ in Morocco but his future travel plans lie a little closer to home.

On June 22nd he goes off the beaten track, by-passing the familiar concert circuit for a 16-date tour that includes Kihi Kihi, Kati Kati and Akaroa. “Many of these towns I have never visited let alone played in” says Dobbyn. “I like that grass-roots thing, the intimacy, the provincial town feel. You’ve got your feet on the ground but you are soaring. It’s really exciting”.

Peter Campbell from Eccles Ent. said “Dave’s foray into NZ’s heartland will be continued later in the year – there are just so many places he would like to visit.”

The ‘Available Light’ tour follows a June 13 album release of the same title. The first single ‘Welcome Home’ is on a steady climb up the airplay and singles charts.

June 22 Russell Town Hall
June 23 Dargaville Town hall
June 24 Mahurangi East/Snells Beach Community centre
June 25 Kati Kati Memorial Hall June 26 Kihi Kihi Town Hall June 28 Eltham Town Hall
June 29 Feilding Civic Centre June 30 Blenheim Brancott Theatre July 1 Kaikoura Memorial Hall July 2 Rangiora Town Hall July 3 Akaroa Gaiety Hall July 6 Cambridge Town Hall
July 7 Opotiki Deluxe theatre
July 8 Gisborne War Memorial
July 9 Dannevirke Town Hall
July 10 Featherston Anzac Hall

Tickets available from Ticketek, information centres and community outlets (see local papers for details)

http://www.davedobbyn.co.nz

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