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Bic Runga's Awesome Special Guests Announced

Bic Runga announces three awesome women
(and one supercool man) to
join her onstage during her
New Zealand tour!

Asti Loren!!

Asti Loren - 19-year-old Christchurch-born singer-songwriter - has been travelling the world and taking it by storm. Brand ambassador for Trelise Cooper, Psychedelic Rose songcrafter, cameo appearance actor Asti Loren has a mini album in the works, and will be joining Bic onstage for a duet at the Isaac Theatre Royal, Friday 20th October

Buy tickets to Isaac Theatre Royal!!


Multi-award winning Aaradhna is an amazing force, a heralded songwriter, a soulful voice that delivers a gorgeous lyrical ride. She is graciously pushing the boundaries of time and space to start her own headline tour of Australia the day after she sings a duet with Bic. Aaradhna will appear with Bic at the Civic Theatre onThursday, 2nd November.

Buy tickets to The Civic!!

Shayne Carter!!
Having just completed his music directorship of this year's APRA Awards, Shayne will be speeding up from Aramoana to play guitar and guest appear on some backing vocals for Bic at the Isaac Theatre Royal. The treats don't stop!


Estère has given TEDx talks; toured South Korea, Africa and conquered Europe; and continually, excitingly pushes creative boundaries. The Empress of Electric Blue Witch Hop will sing a duet with Bic at Wellington's Opera House on Friday, 3rd November. ((Shout out: Estère's new album, 'My Design' (Part 1), drops this Friday!!))

Buy tickets to The Opera House!!

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