The Frontier Report - Tue 9th Oct 2012
THE FRONTIER REPORT
AS AT TUESDAY 9th OCTOBER 2012
It’s been a while since the last Frontier Report so we thought it was about time to update you with all the amazing concerts we have happening in NZ over the next few months!
Below is a taste of what we have coming however it is only the tip of the ice berg for our summer touring schedule. Keep your eyes and ears peeled in the next fortnight for three more major tour announcements!
In additional news the Frontier Touring Company’s Director Michael Gudinski was recently honoured with the title of Melburnian of the Year! Congratulations Michael.
Regards from the team at The Frontier Touring Company NZ.
A DAY ON THE GREEN - THE BLACK SEEDS, FLY MY PRETTIES AND THE WELLINGTON INTERNATIONAL UKULELE ORCHESTRA
New Zealand is gearing up for a brilliant summer and to kick it all off a day on the green presents kiwi’s finest all together across three wineries this December.
After impressing crowds throughout Europe over the past few months The Black Seeds with headline this phenomenal line up along with Fly My Pretties who just recently announced this year’s cast and the Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra.
All tickets for these events are GA and priced under $100! And don’t forget kids under 12 are free when accompanied by an adult.
SATURDAY 1ST DECEMBER MUDHOUSE WINERY AND CAFE
SATURDAY 8TH DECEMBER ALANA ESTATE
SUNDAY 16TH DECEMBER VILLA MARIA WINERY
Tickets for all three shows are on sale now from Ticketmaster www.ticketmaster.co.nz 0800 111 999
REGINA SPEKTOR – WITH ONLY SON
Regina Spektor, the much loved, New York songstress will perform at Auckland’s Town Hall this December!
Spektor’s phenomenal voice has guided the way through a prolific catalogue filled with songs of satire, heartache and novelty, manifested in six critically acclaimed studio albums.
Joining Spektor on her tour of Australia and New Zealand will be New York songwriter Only Son. Jack Dishel, the man behind Only Son, has lent his musical talents to many critically acclaimed performers over his impressive career, having previously performed with Nickel Eye, Stipplicon and The Moldy Peaches.
TUESDAY 3rd DECEMBER TOWN HALL
Tickets are on sale now from The Edge Ticketing www.buytickets.co.nz 0800 BUY TICKETS.
A DAY ON THE GREEN – SIMPLE MINDS, DEVO, THE CHURCH
Who would have ever imagined that these three legendary artists would come together for one magical night on the same bill?
After their last visit to NZ Simple Minds left their audience speechless in what has been described as an unforgettable show.
DEVO on the other hand have not been back to NZ for thirty years having last played here at the Logan Campbell centre in 1982!!
Together with The Church this is set to be one of the most fun a day on the green’s ever! AND – for those of you concerned about Morrissey playing on the same night at Auckland’s Vector Arena we have news for you...
The playing times for a day on the green are as follows:
5.00pm The Church
8.00pm Simple Minds
Morrissey with be on stage at Vector at 9.00pm giving you time to fast track it there and see the majority of the concert.
SATURDAY 15th DECEMBER VILLA MARIA WNERY
Tickets are on sale now from Ticketmaster www.ticketmaster.co.nz 0800 111 999
Morrissey will return to NZ this December to play two concerts to his adoring fans in Wellington and Auckland.
The show will be a retrospective of his entire career to date. Don’t miss the chance to see
the enigma that has sold millions of albums worldwide.
Joining Morrissey on tour will be American singer/songwriter Kristeen Young. The
talented performer has been supporting Morrissey across his 2012 world tour.
Young’s performances are marked by wildly emotional energy and mastering of the
FRIDAY 14th DECMEBER TOWN HALL
Tickets on sale now from Ticketek www.ticketek.co.nz
SATURDAY 15th DECEMBER VECTOR ARENA
Tickets are on sale now from Ticketmaster
www.ticketmaster.co.nz 0800 111 999
AMANDA PALMER AND THE GRAND THEFT ORCHESTRA
No stranger to New Zealand, Amanda Palmer returns to NZ this January for two shows with band The Grand Theft Orchestra.
Palmer’s latest offering Theatre Is Evil (out now through 8ft. Records/Inertia), is her first new studio album in four years and debuted at #10 in the Billboard 200 charts. The story of Palmer’s campaign to raise funds for the album’s creation will go down in modern musical history with $1.2 million donated by almost 25,000 generous backers via Kickstarter.
These dedicated fans and backers were far from disappointed with the end result, Theatre Is Evil is a rollercoaster of emotions, laughs and phenomenal storytelling all rolled into fifteen songs, hear them live this January!
SUNDAY 27th JANUARY Q THEATRE
Tickets from www.qtheatre.co.nz
WEDNESDAY 30th JANUARY SAN FRANCISCO BATHHOUSE
Tickets from Ticketmaster www.ticketmaster.co.nz 0800 111 999
CURRENTLY TOURING: ADOTG with Simple Minds, Devo and The Church, Ed Sheeran, ADOTG with The Black Seeds, Fly My Pretties and the Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra, Regina Spektor, Morrissey, Amanda Palmer and The Grand Theft Orchestra.