Blue River Baby – NZ Album Release Tour – Wunderbar Lyttelton
September 28 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm NZST$10
Hot on the heals of hitting #1 on the NZ Independent Music Top 20 Album chart and scoring a solid #8 in the NZ Official Top 20 Album Wellington’s Legendary Funk dub rockers Blue River Baby are heading South to play an intimate show at Wunderbar Lyttelton on their NZ Album Release tour
With support bands to announce this will be one amazing night
Formed in 2016 BRB are bound by their passion of psychedelic rock, funk, soul and roots. Individually they’ve played on charting albums, toured in bands, appeared in block buster films, worked as pro gigging and session musicians and played on some of the biggest stages and festivals in NZ and overseas.
Together Blue River Baby have built a strong and loyal following packing houses and selling out shows. They love to play live, feeding off the crowd’s energy and delivering an impressive set each time. Their biggest gig to date was as headline act NYE in Nelson where they delivered an electric 75-minute set of originals to 20,000 party revellers keeping them on their feet well into 2019.
Drawing on genuine life experiences and played live on real instruments, this music a fat organic vintage vibe. When you hear them for the first time it’s like they’ve always been here, it’s music to move you, with a message willing us to be in the present and awake to our actions and our environmental impacts.
Their debut album ‘Blue River Baby’ was released late July 2019 and debuted at #1 on the IMNZ Top 20 Album charts and #8 on the Official NZ Top 20 Album charts. Recorded live with NZ’s legendary Dr Lee Prebble at the Surgery Studios in Wellington, the 8-track album was engineered and mixed by Lee himself then mastered by Mike Gibson of Munki studios. In what’s possibly a World first physical CD copies of their Album has been released using RE-USED Jewel CD cases, saved from the Wellington tip shop which were then reconditioned and packed by Wellingtons FireFlower records.