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Amanda Palmer tour dates rescheduled

Amanda Palmer Wellington, Dunedin and Hawke's Bay tour dates rescheduled

AUCKLAND
Friday, October 2nd
St Mary's In-Holy Trinity, Auckland - Elemental Nights as part of Elemental AKL
Tickets on sale

WELLINTGON
Friday, October 23rd
Saturday, October, 24th - family matinee show!
Saturday, October 24th
St Peter's On Willis, Wellington
Tickets are back on sale, original tickets are still valid
Wellington Refunds: Please contact boxoffice@fringe.co.nz

DUNEDIN
Saturday, November 7th
Regent Theatre, Dunedin
Tickets on sale, original tickets are still valid
Dunedin Refunds: Please contact the Regent Theatre Box Office https://www.regenttheatre.co.nz/contact-us/


HAWKE'S BAY
Saturday, November 14th
Toitoi, Hawk's Bay
Tickets on sale, original tickets are still valid
Hawke's Bay Refunds: Please phone Ticketek on 0800 842 538 or email online@ticketek.co.nz with details of the event.


The unapologetic frontwoman of the Dresden Dolls, Amanda Palmer came to Aotearoa in March on the last leg of her There Will Be No Intermission tour. She played two sold-out shows at Auckland's Hollywood Cinema as part of The Auckland Arts Festival and a one-off South Island show in Christchurch.

" It was an epic, exhausting four-hour gig, combining intense spoken-word storytelling with Palmer's cathartic songs." - Radio NZ National.

For many, these were the last international shows in Aotearoa.

Her (sold out) Wellington show scheduled for Monday, 16th March was cancelled due to the oncoming Coronavirus epidemic and Amanda chose to instead live-stream direct to her fans from the St Peter's Church in Wellington. Visitors from around the world streamed in to watch, topping 3200 viewers at one point.

After this, Amanda found herself in lockdown in a Hawkes Bay Airbnb (thank god it came with a piano) with her son Ash. They watched Jacinda Ardern's live broadcasts daily, she celebrated her 44th birthday. When lockdown lifted they slowly emerged, integrating themselves into their new community.

Fast forward to August 2020 and Amanda was ready to finally get back on the road. She arranged a run of shows taking in Wellington, Hawke's Bay, Dunedin and Auckland and was just over two weeks out from her first show when Aotearoa went back into lockdown with restrictions around gatherings. In what has become the new normal, Amanda has dusted herself off and rescheduled the shows. Original tickets are still valid and all ticket holders have been contacted.

"As you can imagine, I have been greatly looking forward to my upcoming New Zealand shows. Given the Ongoing Level 2 news, we have decided that it's only practical to push all shows forward and all tickets will stay valid for that date (and we are happy to give you a refund if needed). Here's hoping we don't need to push it again! I cannot wait to play music for you, and share what I've been writing." - Amanda Palmer x


Amanda Palmer is a singer, songwriter, playwright, pianist, author, director, blogger and ukulele enthusiast who simultaneously embraces and explodes traditional frameworks of music, theatre, and art.

She first came to prominence as one half of the Boston-based punk cabaret duo The Dresden Dolls, earning global applause for their inventive songcraft and wide-ranging theatricality. Her solo career has proven equally brave and boundless, featuring such groundbreaking works as the fan-funded Theatre Is Evil, which made a top 10 debut on the SoundScan/Billboard 200 upon its release in 2012 and remains the top-funded original music project on Kickstarter. In 2013 she presented The Art of Asking at the annual TED conference, which has since been viewed over 20 million times worldwide. The following year saw Palmer expand her philosophy into the New York Times best-selling memoir and manual, The Art Of Asking: How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Let People Help.

Since 2015 Palmer has used the patronage subscription crowdfunding platform Patreon to fund the creation of her artwork. This has enabled her to collaborate with artists all over the world with over 15,000 patrons supporting her creations each month. Join Amanda's Patreon to help fund her art: https://www.patreon.com/amandapalmer

Palmer released her new solo piano album and accompanying book of photographs and essays, There Will Be No Intermission, on March 8, 2019, followed by a global tour. Recorded in late 2018 with grammy-winning Theatre Is Evil producer/engineer John Congleton at the helm, the album is a masterwork that includes life, death, abortion, and miscarriage among its tentpole themes.


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