Hipstamatics announce Soul Revue tour

New Zealand’s soul supergroup Hipstamatics will tour their fun and funky live set throughout New Zealand this summer in a musical experience not to be missed!

Hipstamatics are a dynamic 11 piece band with a distinct flavour that draws inspiration from the classic 70s and newer funk style of artists such as James Brown, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, The Daptones and Tower Of Power. They have earned a ‘must see’ reputation for their energetic live performances which get everyone on their feet and feeling funky.

The band share “we are very excited to bring to the stage a brand-new show reminiscent of the yester-year. Aptly named 'Soul Revue'Tour, the show highlights our new original material while paying tribute to the classics. Presented in the style of a Soul Revue, this show is one not to be missed.”

Hipstamatics have just released an original single called Stop, written by Carla Flavell and Moses Sulusi. Available at Bandcamp

The tour will feature new original songs including Thank You For the Flowers, Soul Music and new single Stop, as well as crowd favourite remixes of iconic songs. 

Hipstamatics consists of a 5-piece rhythm section, a 3-piece horn section and 3 powerful vocalists. The band are a soul super group featuring New Zealand’s finest musicians, including;  Carla James on vocals, she has worked with the likes of Tahuna Breaks,Jonathan Brittain on Trombone he has played with his hero Fred Westly, Nicky Bomba from the John Butler Trio. Michael Barker fromSplit Endz, and has accompanied many high class acts such as Frankie Stevens, Annie Crummer &  Hollie Smith. Christian Mausia on Trumpet has played with the likes of, Three Houses Down, Karachifire, Vince Harder, Stan Walker & Sons of Zion. As well as Thabani Gapara The Zimbabwian born Saxophinist has played with a veritable feat of bands both since arriving in NZ, Katchafire, MaVelle, Batucada, House Of Shem and many more. 

The band have been regularly performing over the past 6 years and after a year of writing and collaborating they are ready to take their new original set on tour around NZ.

The Soul Revue Tour

Jan 5      Waihi Beach Hotel Summer Festival - Waihi

Jan 6      Totara Street - Mt Maunganui

Jan 7      The Dome - Gisborne

Jan 8      The Cabana - Napier

Jan 12   Rouge & Vagabond - Wellington

Jan 13    The Playhouse - Nelson

Jan 14   Mussel Inn - Onekaka

Jan 19   Ponsonby Social Club - Auckland

Jan 20   Soundsplash - Raglan

Jan 27    Opononi Hotel - Opononi

Jan 28   The Butter Factory – Whangarei

Tickets on sale now through Eventfinda  

Free entry for Waihi and Nelson gigs.