Still pumped from back-to-back tours of Hawaii and the North Island, Sons of Zion have announced a one-off show in Christchurch - presented by Nesian Roots Entertainment.
New Zealand’s favourite sons of reggae will play a Hungover Tour encore show at The Bedford on Friday, October 21.
The band (Rio Panapa, Samuel Eriwata, Joel Latimer, Zane Graham, Caleb Haapu and Matt Sadgrove) have spent the year playing to audiences around the globe, including a recent tour in Hawaii, shows in Australia and their 17-date sold out Hungover Tour of the North Island.
With a new album on the way, and a bunch of slots at some of summer’s biggest festivals, including One Love in Tauranga on Waitangi weekend 2017, Sons of Zion will first make a whirlwind visit to the Garden City to show love to their South Island fans.
Sons of Zion have gone from strength to strength since forming in 2007 and releasing their debut self-titled album in 2009. They hit their stride three years later with the release of the hit song ‘Good Love’, which has since clocked up an astounding 1.1 million plus views on YouTube. They followed it up with the equally successful ‘Tell Her’, scoring #1 Airplay on the NZ charts.
Their sophomore album Universal Love debuted at #3 on the Top 40 Album Chart, with the single ‘Superman’ establishing them as one of the country’s leading roots, reggae bands.
Sons Of Zion
Friday October 21st: The Bedford, Auckland
Tickets via TicketSpace
The Raggamuffin Music Festival has been postponed until Spring 2017.
Harmony trio House Of Shem, known for their distinctive reggae sound, are proud to release their brand new single Anything You Ask For today.
On Waitangi weekend, Tauranga Domain will come to life with the sounds and colours of one of New Zealand’s most vibrant music festivals, One Love.
In a bittersweet announcement, Andrew McManus, the creator and driving force behind New Zealand’s iconic Raggamuffin Music Festival has said that Raggamuffin X, the tenth anniversary of the much-loved people’s festival, will be the final festival in Auckland at The Trusts Arena on Saturday 18 February 2017.
By Jake Ebdale
Artist: Fat Freddy's Drop
Date / Venue: Saturday January 14th, 2017 - Villa Maria Winery, Auckland
By Leah Victoria
Mr Boombastic is set to return to the Raggamuffin stage! I caught up with him to chat about the challenges of completing an album, making sure your face aches from smiling, and the good fried fish of New Zealand.
Get ready to toast 2017 with some red red wine and some of the most enduring hits ever, as UB40 hits the stage at venues around New Zealand over the New Year.
Bob Marley’s son Julian Marley and Jamaican reggae fusion artist Diana King have joined the pure reggae line-up for Raggamuffin X – the tenth anniversary of New Zealand’s premier reggae festival.
The UK’s most successful reggae band, UB40, are returning to New Zealand in November 2017, playing all their hits and more!
By Wal Reid
New Zealand’s greatest musical talents come together in two sensational concerts this summer to pay homage to one of the greatest influences on NZ music, Bob Marley.
This week Fat Freddy's Drop will be performing at the Vodafone NZ Music Awards, Thursday 17th November at Vector Arena and screening live to air via TV3.
Summer across New Zealand - It's time to fire up the barbie, slip into your jandals and celebrate the year that’s been, and the year to come.