× "SASSAFRASS!" brings Tami Neilson to Europe

"SASSAFRASS!" brings Tami Neilson to Europe

17-08-2018

Tami Neilson blends her power vocals and slyly subversive lyrics with a gorgeous vintage sound on the stylish new album SASSAFRASS! The award-winning New Zealand singer delivers a dynamic set of twangy rock ’n’ soul music which she is over with to promote throughout Europe starting in August and going through till mid-September. 

Tami Neilson won’t be staying New Zealand’s secret for much longer. For the past decade, the Canadian-born, New Zealand-based singer/songwriter has been the queen of her adopted homeland’s country and roots music scenes. She picked up handful of Best Country Album awards at the New Zealand Music Awards and won the prestigious APRA Silver Scroll for excellence in songwriting.

With her new album, SASSAFRASS!, Neilson takes a giant step that should only bring her more widespread acclaim. On this 11-track effort, she places a heavier emphasis on soul music while not abandoning her country and rockabilly roots. Neilson conjures up a wonderfully retro style that sounds like it could be a lost gem from the late ’50s or early ’60s; however, beneath the classic veneer are frank, highly relevant lyrics.

23-26 AUG: Tønder (DK) @ Tønder Festival
28 AUG Leiden (NL) @ Q-Bus 
29 AUG: Deventer (NL) @ Burgerweeshuis 
30 AUG: Lier (BE) @ Ripspique 
01 SEP: Tegelen (NL) @ Bluesrock  
02 SEP: Amsterdam (NL) @ Paradiso 
03 SEP: Paris (FR) @ Boule Noire 
04 SEP: London (UK) @ Bush Hall º
06 SEP: Zaragoza (ESP) @ Rock & Blues 
07 SEP: Madrid (ESP) @ El Sol 
08 SEP: Valencia (ESP) @ Loco Club 
09 SEP: Barcelona (ESP) @ Rocksound 
11 SEP: Bonn (DE) @ Pantheon Theater 
12 SEP: Berlin (DE) @ Quasimodo 
13 SEP: Frankfurt (DE) @ Das Bett 
14 SEP: Hamburg (DE) @ Nochtspeicher 

º w/ Luke Winslow-King

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