Three-time winner at the Aotearoa Music Awards, Paul Ubana Jones brings us an intimate soulful performance. The Swiss-English musician began his music career playing the guitar at the age of 11 and since then, he has shared the stage with the best: BB King, Bob Dylan, Norah Jones, Crowded House. He has built a loyal fan base with his contemporary style, influenced by blues, rock, folks and jazz.
In its ongoing commitment to support and provide opportunities for live performance, the Wallace Arts Trust is proud to present the Sunday Concert Series 2021 – an eclectic array of musicians and musical genres at the Wallace Arts Centre, Pah Homestead showcasing local performers.
An intimate soulful performance from an acoustic guitar sensation.
Winner of three New Zealand Music awards Paul Ubana Jones, born in London to a Yorkshire mother and a Nigerian father, Paul was playing guitar by the age of 11. Three decades and nine albums later, he continues to perform throughout New Zealand, Australia, Europe and the USA.
Paul has shared the stage and toured with the best: BB King, Bob Dylan, Taj Mahal, Norah Jones, Keb Mo, Crowded House, Tuck and Patti… He has delighted Festival audiences at the Dublin Blues Festival, Byron Bay Blues Festival, Vancouver Island Folk Festival, Blues at Bridgetown, and many others across Europe.
"A national treasure, Paul Ubana Jones is so much more than one man with a guitar. He is a conjurer of unique and original folk songs, rooted in primal Blues and Soul."
"Trying to describe just how good Paul Ubana Jones is, is like trying to define why the Mona Lisa is the most famous painting in the world."