Ōtautahi's Adam Hattaway and Franco-American musician Tess Liautaud have announced a nationwide, 14+ date tour as an acoustic duo. With a setlist comprised mostly of their original songs, they’ll explore the full gamut of human emotion throughout an intimate evening full of stories, darkness, and hope. As the pair have been living together, and voluntarily isolating, they’ve had NO CHOICE but to sing songs together, and boy does the amalgamating result gel. From Dylan to Springsteen, from Hatfield to Hattaway, Lucinda to Liautaud, they have cooked up a show for ya’ll that’ll bust yer brains out, knock yer songs off and cause you to fill your shoes with wee-wee! (Oui oui, Tess!)
Tess is a singer-songwriter, spending her early years between the eastern city of France, Strasbourg, and New York, including a few years covering herself in music in Liverpool in the UK, she then became a regular in the music scene in Paris, where she performed nightly spending a couple of years honing her performing craft, before making the move to New Zealand.
“Tess may be a thousand of kilometres away from home but the universal music of language has given her plenty of grounding in the land of the long white cloud ”
Forever shaking hands with heartache, Adam Hattaway lives close to the bone. From his home in Ōtautahi, he has earned an international reputation for sweltering hooks, high-kicks, and raw, emotional narratives. A born frontman, he deftly marries 60's swagger with 21st-century sensitivity. With four studio albums under his belt with his band Adam Hattaway and the Haunters, Here is a guy who's been through the tunnel and done the work, here's a musician that is letting it all hangout.
Doors open 6.30pm.
Show starts 7.30pm.