GREG JOHNSON & MEL PARSONS ANNOUNCE NZ SHOWS
Greg Johnson and Mel Parsons are teaming up for a dream New Zealand tour of songs and swagger.
Mel and Greg will perform alongside their super-talented hybrid band featuring Ted Brown, Josh Logan and Jed Parsons.
Mel has been busy touring here, Australia and around Europe in support of her much acclaimed third album Drylands. She’s looking forward to wrapping up the year with this national tour, her first with Greg.
“We’re going to have great fun with each others songs. Touring our country on the cusp of summer with Greg and a great band – bring it on!”
Says California-based Greg: “I met Mel when she opened for me in Queenstown in 2011. She impressed me a lot as a wonderful songwriter and since then she’s gone from strength to strength building an audience all around the world.
“I’m sure my crowd and hers will cross over a fair bit, while the uninitiated are in for a great night of discovery”.
Greg’s forthcoming EP Low Frequency Word will be released prior to the tour and available on CD at the shows.
Expect plenty of songwriting gems from the pair responsible for the likes of Save Yourself, I Won’t Let You Down, Isabelle, Far Away, Don’t Wait Another Day, Get Out Alive, Now The Sun Is Out, and many many more.
Thurs 9 November: The Vic, Devonport
Fri 10 November: The Tuning Fork, Auckland http://www.ticketmaster.co.nz/event/2400532800A43A6C
Sun 12 November: St Peter's Hall, Paekakariki (matinee show)
Sun 12 November: Meow, Wellington
Wed 15 November: Sherwood, Queenstown
Thurs 16 November: The Cook, Dunedin
Fri 17 November: Blue Smoke, Christchurch
Sat 18 November: Naval Pt Yacht Club, Lyttleton
Fri 24 November: Totara St, Mount Maunganui
Sat 25 November: Haumoana Hall, Hawkes Bay
Sun 26 November: Nivara Lounge, Hamilton
Tickets for above shows all: https://www.eventfinda.co.nz/tour/2017/greg-johnson-mel-parsons