Robert Plant coming to New Zealand in April
Monday 3 Dec 2012 11:32 a.m.
Robert Plant (Reuters)
The voice of Led Zeppelin, Robert Plant, will play gigs in Wellington and Auckland next year.
Plant will tour with his band the Sensational Space Shifters in March/April, Chugg Entertainment have announced.
The six-show tour will kick off at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre on March 26 and wrap up at Vector Arena in Auckland on April 11.
Since his early days in Led Zeppelin, the British rocker, who was voted by Rolling Stone readers as the best lead singer of all time in 2011, has been travelling the world drawing on unique and exciting musicians from around the globe.
His latest project is the Sensational Space Shifters, a loose band inspired by the roots music of Mississippi, Appalachia, Gambia and England.
Audiences can expect to hear a collection of new songs as well as a number of Led Zeppelin classics in the set list.
In October, Plant, 64, was announced as one of the headline acts at Byron Bay's Bluesfest Festival over the Easter long weekend in 2013.
Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters New Zealand tour dates:
- April 9 - TSB Bank Arena, Wellington
- April 11 - Vector Arena, Auckland