HOMECOMING tour and more…

With already 7,000 downloads URB ALT Sampler-Dos – featuring MuthaWit, Gil Scott-Heron, GrizzlyBear, BLK JKS, Leila Adu and Meshell – is going strong, free to download and only available till mid-June

See the new Dark Joan Music Video on Leila Adu’s Youtube Channel. Shot in Rome and directed by award winning movement theatre director, Stephen Bain (NZ), it stars Leila as a modern day Joan of Arc (kind of) pitted against a girl army with crazy cardboard costumes

North Island for New Zealand Music Month

After a sellout Christchurch show, the North Island concerts begin at Wellington’s San Francisco Bathhouse on Sunday 2 May where Leila will be joined by some of the great names of the New Zealand music scene – guitarist David Long (The Mutton Birds), saxophonist Jeff Henderson (Syzygy, the Melancholy Babes) and drummer Chris O’Connor (SJD, Don McGlashan’s Seven Sisters.) The show begins with Crown Julz & the 24 Carats the latest incarnation of songwriter and lyricist Crown Julz – Vocals, Electric Guitar, Ukulele with Ben Lemi Wood on drums (Hikoikoi, Urban Tramper) and bass legend Patric Bleakley (BLERTA.)

Delve into Leila’s thoughts on NZ and her homecoming tour in the URB ALT New York Interview “One Day I’d Like To Have A Garden” and her first Christchurch concert in five years “Jazz Star Comes Home For Festival” article in The Press

Wellington tickets are available at Real Groovy and Under The Radar has an exclusive online offer to book tickets online at door entry price including booking fee and the option to download Dark Joan at a discounted price Discounted Dark Joan Album Download Deal

UP & COMING NZ Tour Dates

2 May – The San Francisco Bathhouse with Crown Julz & The 24 Carats – Wellington
5 May – Sound & Vision NZ Music Month SOLO – Palmerston North
7 May – The Winecellar with Jenny Lange & Dean Roberts – Auckland