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Dawn Raid Celebrates 15 years: Tour, Album

Dawn Raid Celebrates 15 years:
Announces Australasian Tour, Anniversary Album

Tuesday 29th April, 2014 - In celebration of 15 years in the game, countless awards, platinum albums and the discovery of some of the country’s foremost talent, New Zealand’s premiere urban label, Dawn Raid Entertainment, is hitting the road with a selection of their flagship artists, as well as releasing a limited edition Dawn Raid 15Year Anniversary Album.

Boosting a huge line-up including local legends Che Fu, Savage, Deceptikonz, Aaradhna & DJ Peter Gunz, alonside the prodigious talents of Sammy Johnson,Monsta and BrownHill, the first class collective will play shows in Wellington, Auckland, Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney over late May.

Hosted by Dawn Raid co-founder, Brotha D, as well as featuring local support, the Dawn Raid Anniversary Tour is more than just a show; it’s a showcase and celebration of Kiwi talent and their success.

“When we started Dawn Raid, we aimed to fill a need by creating a space to support up-coming talent and bring in the next generation. 15 years after the release of our first album, and I think that’s exactly what we’ve achieved – and what we continue to do. We’re very proud of the artists we work with and we want to celebrate that,” Brotha D said.

The culmination of that inspired idea can be seen on recently released Dawn Raid 15 Year Anniversary Album which features a collection of classic Kiwi tracks from their world-class roster, and is available now via iTunes.

Bouncing between longtime favourites, recent chart toppers and classic club stompers, the album features everything from “Swing” by Savage and “Stop, Drop & Roll feat Deceptikonz” by Mareko, to Aaradhna’s “Wake Up”, “Slow Wind” by Swiss and tracks from P-Money, Monsta, David Dallas, Horsemen Familyand more.

As a thank you to fans who have supported the Dawn Raid artists over the years, a selection of albums have also been re-released on iTunes at specially reduced prices, available here.

The South Pacific Region’s #1 Urban Entertainment Company, Dawn Raid released their first album, a compilation record called Southside Story, in 1999 and now hold an extensive back catalogue of iconic releases.Their full discography can be seen here.

Tickets for Dawn Raid’s 15-year Anniversary Tour are on sale from the following outlets.

Wellington – James Cabaret – Friday 23rd May
Tickets: on sale Friday 2 May via

Auckland – The Studio – Saturday 24th May
Tickets: on sale now via

Melbourne – The Espy – Thursday 29th May

Brisbane – Acacia Ridges Hotel – Friday 30th May

Sydney – OneWorld Bar – Saturday 31st May


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