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The Miltones to Support Tami Neilson on Upcoming Tour

Published: Mon 11 Jun 2018 10:27 AM
The Miltones to Support Tami Neilson on Upcoming New Zealand Tour
Kiwi quintet The Miltones will open for Tami Neilson on her upcoming SASSAFRASS! New Zealand tour.
Presented by Sunday Star Times and Under The Radar, the seven-date tour begins onJuly 26 in Nelson and makes its way across both islands before ending in Auckland onAugust 4.
See below for a full list of dates and venues.
The tour follows the recent release of Tami Neilson’s powerful new album SASSAFRASS!
"A fire-breathing R & B belter on her own terms."
- Rolling Stone
“… musical dynamite.”
- Pop Matters
"Soul, country-soul, rockabilly, big band swing , everything serves the extraordinary Tami so that in the end, joy and power are duly shared."
- www.ledevoir.com
Now just announced, blues-Americana-folk rockers The Miltones will join theSASSAFRASS! tour for four of the shows (Christchurch, Wellington, Hamilton and Auckland). The band’s frontwoman, Milly Tabak, will perform solo at the remaining shows (Nelson, Dunedin, Napier).
The Miltones are an Auckland-based act who have been sending ripples through the Kiwi music scene since their inception in 2014. Their self-titled debut album - recorded in Lyttelton with renowned producer Ben Edwards, who also co-produced SASSAFRASS! - was released in 2017.
The Listener awarded it 4.5/5 and the New Zealand Herald called it “The freshest sound in New Zealand popular music right now”.
The Miltones were also recognised at the 2018 Taite Music Awards, where they received the Auckland Live Best Independent Debut Album award.
The Miltones are also a band that clearly thrives on playing live.
“Their enthusiasm and joy is infectious, sweeping over the crowd as smoothly as their sweet, soulful sounds. This was hands down the most enthusiastic crowd I have seen to date at The Tuning Fork...If there is one band that should feature on your ‘must see’ list, it is The Miltones – they are certainly destined for great things!"
- Ambient Light
Don’t miss your chance to see two of the hottest live acts in the country performing their hearts out. Tickets are selling fast.
TAMI NEILSON – SASSAFRASS! NEW ZEALAND TOUR 2018 WITH SPECIAL GUESTS THE MILTONES
PRESENTED BY UNDER THE RADAR AND SUNDAY STAR TIMES
IN CONJUNCTION WITH RDU, RADIO ONE, 95BFM
Thursday 26 July - Theatre Royal, NELSON
Friday 27 July - Isaac Theatre Royal, CHRISTCHURCH
Saturday 28 July - Glenroy Auditorium, DUNEDIN
Wednesday 1 August - Clarence Street, HAMILTON
Thursday 2 August - MTG Century Theatre, NAPIER
Friday 3 August - Opera House, WELLINGTON
Saturday 4 August - Town Hall, AUCKLAND
Auckland, Wellington and Dunedin tickets from HERE
Christchurch, Hamilton and Napier tickets from HERE
Nelson tickets from HERE
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