Finn Andrews of The Veils today announces an extensive New Zealand tour in March / April 2019, to celebrate the imminent release of his debut solo album One Piece At A Time. Andrews will be performing all shows live on piano, and for most is accompanied by live band and strings players. The tour includes festival performances at WOMAD, as well as seven full band shows, and four solo performances. Reb Fountain joins as tour support on all full band dates.
March 15th & 16th – WOMAD, New Plymouth
March 21st – Haumoana Hall, Hawkes Bay
March 22nd – Old St. Paul’s, Wellington
March 23rd – St Peter’s Hall, Paekakariki
March 30th – Town Hall Concert Chamber, Auckland
April 4th – Hannover Hall, Dunedin
April 5th – The Piano, Christchurch
April 7th – Sherwood, Queenstown
April 11th – Secret Show, Wairarapa (solo)
April 12th – The Play House, Nelson (solo)
April 13th – The Plant, Blenheim (solo)
April 14th – The Mussel Inn, Onekaka (solo)
Tickets to the New Zealand tour can be bought from Banished Music
Pre-order ‘One Piece At A Time’ and New Zealand tour ticket and merchandise bundles here
‘One Piece At A Time’ is out March 22 and was recorded entirely live at The Lab in Auckland and engineered and co-produced by Tom Healy (Tiny Ruins). The band includes Andrews on vocals, piano, and guitar; Cass Basil on electric and upright bass; Alex Freer on drums; Healy on guitar; Reb Fountain and Nina Siegler on backing vocals; with sprawling string arrangements by Victoria Kelly.
Andrews has released a performance video for current single, ‘A Shot Through The Heart (Then Down in Flames)’.
Filmed at Finn’s recent debut solo show at the Pah Homestead in Auckland, The Veils frontman performs the track at a grand piano, backed by a band featuring Cass Basil & Alex Freer (of Tiny Ruins), Reb Fountain, Emily Giles and Jess Hindin.