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Fly My Pretties Homeland Tour - Concept Announcement

Fly My Pretties Homeland Tour - Concept Announcement

Throughout the decade that Fly My Pretties has regularly united, the collective has worked and collaborated with a range of creatives and organisations - and the upcoming Homeland Tour marks a new relationship bound to lead to exciting, creative and inspired expression.

With great pride we announce that Fly My Pretties will be partnering with the Archives New Zealand and the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand – both who will be providing the collective (and their visuals team) with precious archival footage and images, much of which has rarely been seen. Excitingly, Archives New Zealand footage includes historically significant films from the iconic, National Film Unit.

Traversing from the tip to the tale of New Zealand on the Homeland Tour, the theme of each performance will celebrate the journey across Aotearoa - delving into historic stories taken from some of the regions the collective visits, while looking at the important challenges our burgeoning country faces now and is set to in the future.

Selected archival films and images from our media partners will be innovatively integrated on stage and woven into the performance of each song to tell a unique and intimate story of our nation.

The Fly My Pretties 2013 cast includes: Anika Moa, Mel Parsons, Ria Hall, Kara Gordon, Louis McDonald (Five Mile Town), Mark Vanilau, Ryan Prebble (The Nudge), Shaun Blackwell (John The Baptist) & members of The Black Seeds: Barnaby Weir, Jarney Murphy, Mike Fabulous, Nigel Patterson.
Click here for more info on the cast.

The Homeland Tour will see Fly My Pretties hark back to their musical roots with a sound reminiscent of their first two live albums - Live at Bats and The Return Of – an unashamedly kiwi sound stepped in folk, roots, soul and rock. 

Fly My Pretties are travelling to 18 towns to perform and record their new album plus the classics. Expect an intimate production that will uniquely reflect upon the heritage and heartland of New Zealand.

Tickets are on sale now.
For all ticket links & more info head to: 
loop.co.nz/events/upcoming

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FLY MY PRETTIES – HOMELAND TOUR
Thurs 05 Sept: Te Ahu, Kaitaia
Fri 06 Sept: Turner Centre, Kerikeri
Sat 07 Sept: Forum North Expo Hall, Whangarei
Sun 08 Sept: Town Hall, Dargaville
Tues 10 Sept: Mercury Theatre, Auckland
Weds 11 Sept: Mercury Theatre, Auckland - SOLD OUT
Thurs 12 Sept: Founders Theatre, Hamilton
Fri 13 Sept: The Devon Hotel, New Plymouth
Sat 14 Sept: The Royal Wanganui Opera House, Wanganui
Sun 15 Sept: Hawke’s Bay Opera House, Hastings
Weds 18 Sept: The Opera House, Wellington
Fri 20 Sept: Nelson School of Music, Nelson - SOLD OUT
Sat 21 Sept: NBS Theatre, Westport
Sun 22 Sept: The Fletcher Building Festival Club, Christchurch - SOLD OUT
Mon 23 Sept: The Fletcher Building Festival Club, Christchurch
Weds 25 Sept: Ashburton Events Centre, Ashburton
Thurs 26 Sept: The Union Hall, Dunedin
Sat 28 Sept: Wanaka Events Centre, Wanaka
Sun 29 Sep: Queenstown Memorial Hall, Queenstown
Weds 02 Oct: The Civic Theatre, Invercargill
Thanks to Moa Brewing Company, Phoenix Organics Drinks, Yealands Estate Wines, Creative New Zealand, Ticketek, Jucy Rentals and Bluebridge. 

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