House of Shem Hard Road Tour
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|Fri 7 Sep ’12, 8:00pm–2:00am||
Where: Hill 16, 8 Niagara St, Waitangirua, Porirua - Mana
- Door sales: $35.00
- Presale: $30.00
- Booking fees may apply
Event listed by: Carl Perkins
With support from Grove Roots, Majic, Paepae DJs and hosted by Israel Sta.
House of Shem will be on the road in Aotearoa, picking up some guests on the way who are rising up in the NZ music scene. House of Shem have just completed their USA & HAWAII tour and recently a full 4 week tour of AUSTRALIA. There 2nd album "Island Vibration" debuted at #1 on the NZ music charts and Itunes charts. There video clip "Thinking about you" now has over 900 thousand views on youtube. House of Shem will be releasing their 3rd album in the new year and will continue to spread their music internationally with a Full USA, Hawaii tour in the works for 2013
Joining them for Porirua and Wainuiomata are 8-piece reggae band Grove Roots and up-and-coming singing sensation Majic who has just come back from recording at Tuff Gong Studios in Jamaica. For the Hamilton show is Waikato-based band One Drop Natives who are steadily growing their reputation in Aotearoa and are ready to release some new music this yearm and for the New Plymouth show is L40, a 7-piece band who hail from Ratana Pa, and are fronted by Caleb Haapu who is brother of well-renowned singer songwriter, Seth Happu.
Playing the music between the sets for Porirua and Wainuiomata are Paepae DJs who, have been smashing their soundsystem around NZ for some time now, making partirs start before top bands including Andrew Tosh, Spawnbreewzie and Jboog. For the Hamilton, New Plymouth, Tokoroa and Rotorua shows are two friends from Chile. Representing the House of Shem Soundsystem are DJ Rudebuay and DJ Sito, who are gonna mash up the dancehalls around Aotearoa & beyond. With their dancehall reggae style and blazing hot riddims, they are surely in the right place on Earth to share their music!