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The Mockers reunite after 30 years for NZ Tour

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THE MOCKERS REUNITE AFTER 30 YEARS FOR NEW ZEALAND TOUR


The Mockers - 1987 (from left); Geoff Hayden, Andrew Fagan, Tim Wedde, Brett Adams.

Kiwi legends The Mockers are reforming their classic line-up for their first New Zealand tour in 30 years, with nine shows from January 19-29, 2017.

Fans can look forward to The Mockers performing classic hits like Forever Tuesday Morning, Swear It’s True, One Black Friday, My Girl Thinks She’s Cleopatra, Shield Yourself, and many many more.

Joining forces for the Mockers reunion are NZ-based Andrew Fagan (vocals), Brett Adams (guitar), plus Geoff Hayden (bass) - travelling from London, and keyboard maestro - Australian-based Tim Wedde.

Special guests for all North Island shows are three-piece electro-popsters Delete Delete – featuring members of stellar* and elemeno p.

The Mockers enjoyed three Top 10 albums and six hit singles, and played to huge crowds across the country throughout the 1980s, riding a wave of New Wave pop success with the likes of the Dance Exponents and DD Smash.

Tickets for all shows go on sale Midday Tuesday, October 25, for all shows - as follows:

• Thursday Jan 19: Altitude, Hamilton (Ticketek)

• Friday Jan 20: Powerstation, Auckland (Ticketmaster & AAA Ticketing)

• Sunday Jan 22: San Fran, Wellington (Ticketek)

• Tues Jan 24: Cabana, Napier (Ticketek)

• Wednesday Jan 25: Totara St, Tauranga (Ticketek)

• Thursday Jan 26: Mayfair, New Plymouth (Ticketek)

• Friday Jan 27: Glenroy Auditorium, Dunedin (Ticketmaster)

• Sunday Jan 29: Theatre Royal, Nelson (TicketDirect)

The tour is proudly presented by Plus1, The Sound and Phantom Billstickers.

Christchurch fans don’t miss out - The Mockers headline the Great Kiwi Beer Fest in Hagley Park on Saturday January 28.

The reunion will also serve as tribute to Mockers drummer and friend Steve Thorpe, who passed away in 1986. Special guest drummer is huge Mockers fan, Chris O’Connor from the Phoenix Foundation.

Says Fagan: “This reunion tour is a great chance for the band to reconnect from all corners of the globe after so long apart, and share the Mockers songs with the very supportive fanbase throughout New Zealand.”

Complete tour details available at plus1.co.nz and facebook.com/TheMockersNZ

(ENDS)


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