Following the release of her mighty, critically acclaimed third album Designer, NZ singer-songwriter ALDOUS HARDING sojourns home for a nationwide tour this August. Backed by a full band, Harding will open festivities at Christchurch’s James Hay Theatre on August 28th, wrapping up at Auckland’s Powerstation on August 31st.
*** Due to exceptional demand, a second and final show has been added to Aldous Harding’s upcoming New Zealand tour on September 1 at the Powerstation, Auckland. ***
Harding’s 2017 record Party saw the New Zealand artist reach global heights, attracting love from critics worldwide and at home, winning the 2018 Taite Music Prize, two NZ music awards, and a Silver Scroll Award nomination. The accompanying album tour sold out months in advance.
Secure your tickets to Harding’s only New Zealand shows for 2019, and don’t miss the chance to experience her enchanting songbook, live and in person.
An artist of rare calibre, Aldous Harding does more than sing; she conjures a singular intensity. Her body and face a weapon of theatre, Harding dances with steeled fervour, baring her teeth like a Bunraku puppet’s gnashing grin.
Renowned for the captivating state of possession she occupies in live performance, Aldous Harding has won crowds the world over playing alongside Deerhunter, Frankie Cosmos and Perfume Genius, as well as to hordes of eager crowds at SXSW, Festival Les Indisciplinées, Rolling Stone Weekender, Visions Festival, The Great Escape, Golden Plains and more.
Designer is out now on Flying Nun Records in New Zealand, 4AD worldwide.
Tour Dates and Tickets
The Hunter Lounge – Wellington
- Friday, 30th August
The Powerstation – Auckland
- Saturday, 31st August
- Sunday, 1st september