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James Blunt: Second New Zealand Show Added Due To Demand

James Blunt: Second New Zealand Show Added Due To Popular Demand

New Zealand's love affair with award winning singer/songwriter James Blunt continues, with the announcement of a second NZ show, this time in Wellington.

Bringing a full band with him for his first tour of New Zealand since 2011, Blunt and his band will start the tour in Wellington for a very special run of shows in May/June this year, with special guests Busby Marou.

With tickets to his one Auckland concert selling fast, Wellington audiences can now see Blunt perform at the TSB Bank Arena on Tuesday 27 May, playing songs from his fourth studio album as well as his best-loved hits.

The timing of this tour could not be better for Blunt fans, with new album Moon Landing still sitting in the NZ Top 40 and achieving Gold sales. His first single from the album, “Bonfire Heart” also made waves around the world, debuting at #8 on the NZ Top 40 singles chart and the video receiving an incredible 10 million plus views online! Check out the official video here.

Greeting audiences with their country-tinged folk-pop, the gifted Tom Busby and Jeremy Marou will join Blunt on the tour, showcasing songs from their new album Farewell Fitzroy (out now through Warner Music).

Wellington, don’t miss your chance to see James Blunt on this special tour. Tickets on sale9am Monday 10 February.

JAMES BLUNT
MAY/JUNE 2014

Frontier Members pre-sale via www.frontiertouring.com/jamesblunt
Mon 3 Feb (2pm NZDT) to Tue 4 Feb (2pm NZDT)
General public on sale from Mon 10 Feb (9am local time)

Tue 27 May: Wellington | Michael Fowler Centre - *NEW SHOW!* (All ages)
Ticketek.co.nz | Ph: 0800 842 538

Wed 28 May: Auckland | Civic Theatre - (All ages)
Ticketmaster.co.nz | Ph: 0800 111 999

Fri 30 May: Sydney | State Theatre - *SOLD OUT*
Ticketmaster.com.au | Ph: 136 100

Sat 31 May: Sydney | State Theatre - (All ages)
Ticketmaster.com.au | Ph: 136 100

Sun 1 Jun Newcastle | Civic Theatre - (All ages)
Ticketek.com.au | Ph: 132 849

Mon 2 Jun Brisbane | Convention Centre - (All ages)
Ticketek.com.au | Ph: 132 849

Wed 4 Jun Darwin | Convention Centre - (All ages)
Yourcentre.com.au | Ph: 08 8980 3333

Fri 6 Jun Adelaide | AEC Theatre - (All ages)
Ticketek.com.au | Ph: 132 849

Sat 7 Jun Canberra | Royal Theatre - (All ages)
Ticketek.com.au | Ph: 132 849

Sun 8 Jun: Melbourne | The Plenary - (All ages)
Ticketmaster.com.au | Ph: 136 100

Tue 10 Jun: Hobart | Derwent Entertainment Centre - (All ages)
Ticketmaster.com.au | Ph: 136 100

Thu 12 Jun: Perth | Crown Theatre - *NEW SHOW!* (All ages)
Ticketek.com.au | Ph: 132 849

Fri 13 Jun: Perth | Riverside Theatre - *SOLD OUT*
Ticketek.com.au | Ph: 132 849

www.jamesblunt.com | www.facebook.com/jamesblunt
Twitter @jamesblunt

www.busbymarou.com | www.facebook.com/busbymarou
Twitter @busbymarou

www.frontiertouring.com/jamesblunt | www.facebook.com/frontiertouring
Twitter @frontiertouring

ENDS

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