Walk The Moon will play their first ever New Zealand show next year at the Auckland Town Hall on Tuesday, February 2nd, with Sydney band The Griswolds as special-guests.
Tickets go on sale from Friday, October 16th at 10am via Ticketmaster.
+ the show is all ages!
"With the recent release of their bold new album Talking Is Hard featuring their worldwide smash hit Shut Up & Dance and infectious second single Different Colours, the band is fast on-track to becoming the next global pop-rock sensation. Joining Walk The Moon on the road in 2016 are Sydney party-starters The Griswolds. The band’s debut album Be Impressive was released earlier this year to critical acclaim, it’s best described as an indie-rock record that will break and mend your heart, and leave you dancing with joy.
Walk The Moon and The Griswolds have established a solid touring connection, forged through a 45+ date North American tour in March this year, regularly jumping on-stage during each other’s sets and covering each other’s songs at some of the nation’s premiere venues including Terminal 5 in New York City.
Their upcoming Australasian tour promises to deliver an experience that is nothing short of sensational, and will leave audiences screaming for more. Check out this recent cover of The Griswold’s ‘If You Wanna Stay’ from Walk The Moon, to get a taste of what’s to come when these killer live acts take the stage in February 2016.
Walk The Moon have recently sold-out dates across the United States, and performed to over 40,000 fans at this year’s Lollapalooza Festival. Their upbeat anthem Shut Up & Dance has been one of the biggest hits of the northern hemisphere summer, surging to the top of the Billboard chart and hitting triple platinum in the U.S. The track cracked the RMNZ Singles Chart Top 20, the Top 10 iTunes singles chart and is certified platinum in New Zealand and rising.
The band wowed audiences with a high-energy performance of Shut Up & Dance at last month’s MTV VMA’s Pre-Show in Los Angeles, setting the tone for the night’s proceedings. Exuding charisma and bravado, the band’s front man Nicholas Petricca led the audience in a dynamic rendition of their smash hit. Walk The Moon also scored their first ever VMA nomination this year, in the category of Best Rock Video.
Hailing from Cincinnati and formed by singer/keyboardist Petricca, Walk The Moon has hit their stride since the release of Talking Is Hard. They’ve played for massive crowds at Bonnaroo and Lollapalooza; taken the stage with the likes of Pink, Panic! At The Disco and Fun across the US, UK and Europe, and have appeared on late-night TV staples Letterman, Fallon, Conan and Carson. Walk The Moon are one of the most exciting acts on the global music scene, and will be creating the next chapter of international success when they visit New Zealand in February 2016!
WALK THE MOON - with special guests The Griswolds
AUCKLAND - TUESDAY 2nd FEBRUARY - TOWN HALL (All Ages)
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