Superstar singer-songwriter STEVIE NICKS today announced her return to New Zealand for an exclusive run of her 24 Karat Gold shows this November. Tickets will go on sale on Friday, August 18 at 1pm.
Joining Stevie for these special concerts are the legendary PRETENDERS, fronted by Chrissie Hynde.
Fans will be treated to full, individual sets by Stevie Nicks and Pretenders who will both be performing their greatest classic hits and much much more.
The 24 Karat Gold Tour will include shows at Spark Arena, Auckland and Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin.
American Express Card Members will receive first access to tickets with a pre-sale starting 11am Monday, August 14. To purchase go to: amexinvites.co.nz.
My Live Nation members can also be among the first to secure tickets during the pre-sale beginning 1pm Thursday, August 17.
For complete tour and ticketing details including VIP Experiences, visit: livenation.co.nz.
Stevie Nicks, a multi-platinum selling artist – dubbed “the reigning queen of rock and roll” by Rolling Stone Magazine has had six Top Ten albums and eight Grammy nominations. Her timeless classics include the iconic Nicks penned Landslide, Gold Dust Woman, Rhiannon, Edge of 17, Gypsy and scores of others…
Her 2014 album 24 Karat Gold – Songs From The Vault debuted at No. 7 on Billboard’s Top 200 Charts. As a member of Fleetwood Mac, Nicks most recently performed 122 sold-out shows around the world during 2014-2015. Nicks most recently completed a sold out solo tour of the US with Pretenders which received rave reviews (see below).
As a solo artist and a Fleetwood Mac band member, Nicks has sold more than 140 million albums and won several Grammys.
“It’s been thrilling to get on stage each night and sing some of my early gems from early in my career along with getting the chance to sing the material from my last two albums, In Your Dreams and 24 Karat Gold – Songs From The Vault”, says Stevie Nicks.
The Pretenders cross the bridge between punk, new wave and Top 40 pop music with unparalleled style, and with hit songs like Brass In Pocket, I’ll Stand By You, Back On The Chain Gang and Don’t Get Me Wrong.
The band has sold in excess of 25 million albums and founder and leader Chrissie Hynde is one of contemporary music’s greatest songwriters. Chrissie most recently released the album Stockholm and a 2015 memoir, Reckless: My Life As a Pretender, hailed by the New York Times upon its release as “honest and distinctive… first and foremost, a love letter to rock and roll.”
“Stevie cast a spell over Houston… Women danced. Men sang along. And Nicks in all her witchy allure proved she still reigns supreme.” – Houston Chronicle
“Let’s face it, there’s something downright magical to Stevie Nicks… The sexiest voice on the planet.” – Phoenix New Times
“As women rock stars go, there aren’t much cooler than Stevie Nicks and Chrissie Hynde… A whopping injection of female fused musical power – a love letter to the faithful.” – Atlanta Journal Constitution
The 24 Karat Gold Tour brings together two of music’s most compelling women – a unique pairing that is not to be missed!
SPARK ARENA, AUCKLAND
TUESDAY NOVEMBER 21
FORSYTH BARR STADIUM, DUNEDIN
FRIDAY NOVEMBER 24
TICKETS ON SALE 1PM FRIDAY AUGUST 18
American Express Card Members pre-sale: 11am August 14 until 11am August 17
Live Nation pre-sale: 1pm August 17 until 12pm August 18
For complete tour and ticket information, visit:
www.stevienicksofficial.com or www.thepretenders.com