features on the Wellington International Ukelele Orchestra
's upcoming album Be Mine Tonight
, due for release Friday 7th November.
She will be joining the band for the national tour, kicking off in Dunedin on November 8th, where the band will pay tribute to the best of Kiwi music with audiences up and down the country, finishing up in the band's hometown of Wellington where they will play two very special nights at the James Cabaret
on 5th and 6th December.
The album is sure to surprise and delight with its characteristically unpredictable mix of well-known contemporary and classic songs. It features special guests including Lisa Tomlins (fresh off a world tour with Neil Finn), Hawaiian ukulele artist Pi’ikea Clark and Canadian ukulele star James Hill.
The Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra
are renowned for their unique combination of charming humour, disarmingly small instruments, sublime musicality and hilarious audience participation - a joyful formula that has been in hot demand worldwide.
Last year, the band wowed crowds at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe
and sold out the prestigious Union Chapel
in London, with UK critics raving: “These guys and girls sing as well as they play - and they play like a dream” and “The party hit of this year’s Fringe” (STV Scotland
); “Great chemistry, genuine warmth; the show climaxes to rapturous applause” (Festival Journal
for more information on their upcoming tour visit the WIOU website