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03 Jun 2018

Monty Bevins Lovers Again Tour Blue Smoke

Much loved kiwi troubadour Monty Bevins has hit the road this May and June to celebrate the release of his new single Lovers Again. He’ll be joined in Christchurch by eccentric-folk musician Fraser Ross for this, the Lovers Again Tour’s final show at the mighty Blue Smoke! Known as a touching, spirited performer, whose soul-folk songs ask the big questions while telling the small stories, Bevins has built a loyal following throughout his homeland. With a warm rich voice and…

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Much loved kiwi troubadour Monty Bevins has hit the road this May and June to celebrate the release of his new single Lovers Again. He’ll be joined in Christchurch by eccentric-folk musician Fraser Ross for this, the Lovers Again Tour’s final show at the mighty Blue Smoke!

Known as a touching, spirited performer, whose soul-folk songs ask the big questions while telling the small stories, Bevins has built a loyal following throughout his homeland. With a warm rich voice and articulate guitar grooves, he digs out and distills themes of tenderness, personal revolution and adventure. Perpetually touring, at a pace that allows encounter, Monty draws inspiration from the stories of the people he meets…

Lovers Again was a song I wrote about on an older couple I met in Arthurs Pass whose three girls have all since moved out into the world, leaving Mum and Dad at home in a big house in Woodstock (Canterbury). That’s where I went round to visit them on the day they were getting set to move out, south to a smaller place, struggling to turn the page as they pointed to the spot on the floor their eldest daughter had taken her first steps, and the height markings etched into the door frame…
Monty Bevins

Official Video here – https://youtu.be/90kpvRJVx1o

“I was pleasantly surprised with his obviously honed and crafted live performance, as he effortlessly intertwined elements of folk, roots and soul together” Poppy Tohill, 13th floor

Monty will be joined for this show by eccentric-folk musician Fraser Ross, described by Capital Times as ‘New Zealand’s best kept musical secret’. No stranger to touring himself, Fraser will be launching a single of his own called ‘Marseille’ from his upcoming album ‘Life is Magic, Where is my Rabbit?’, due to be released in July, 2018 through Home Alone Music.

LOVERS AGAIN TOUR

MAY
13 – Unitarian Church, AUCKLAND w/ Tui Mamaki
17 – Dome Cinema, GISBORNE w/ Paul Jackson
19 – Ventana, MARTINBOROUGH w/ Nikita Tu-Bryant
20 – Bicycle Junction, WELLINGTON w/ Nikita Tu-Bryant & Alistair Fraser
24 – The Mussel Inn, ONEKAKA As guest of Live Poets Society evening
25 – Fairfield House, NELSON w/ Fraser Ross
27 – Old Lodge Theatre, HOKITIKA w/ Fraser Ross
28 – Donovans Store, OKARITO w/ Fraser Ross
29 – Rippon Hall, WANAKA w/ Fraser Ross
31 – Bellamys Gallery, DUNEDIN w/ Fraser Ross
JUNE
01 – Peel Forest Cafe & Bar, PEEL FOREST w/ Fraser Ross
02 – Pigeon Bay Hall, PIGEON BAY w/ Fraser Ross
03 – Blue Smoke, CHRISTCHURCH w/ Fraser Ross

Tickets / Details from www.montybevins.com
Press Enquiries: montygig@gmail.com / 027 465 9034

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