WHERE & WHERE
Saturday, 28th September – Shed 10, Auckland NZ
After playing sold out rooms throughout Australia, the UK, Europe and Asia, Australian multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and performer Rue will celebrate the upcoming release of his highly anticipated sophomore EP FREE TIME by bringing his brand new stage show to Auckland’s Shed 10 this September for his biggest show to date in New Zealand.
My Live Nation memebers can secure tickets first during the exclusive pre-sale beginning 4pm Friday August 2 until 3pm Monday August 5.
Ruel will stop by Shed 10 for one of the biggest shows of his career and treat fans to a completely new stage production and brand new music from the forthcoming EP.
FREE TIME was written in between Ruel’s rigorous global touring schedule and sees the young songwriter teaming up once again will Grammy winning producer M-Phazes, plus an all star cast of collaborators including Sarah Aarons (Zedd, Alessia Cara), Tobias Jesso Jr. (Adele, Sia), Joseph Angel (Rihanna), Nick Long (King Princess, K. Flay) and Wrabel (Ellie Goulding).
The EP’s first single Painkiller has already gathered over 20 million streams in just two months, adding to Ruel’s overall 300 million+ global streams. The new body of work is the next step in the evolution of an artist who began playing guitar and writing songs at only 8 years of age. It demonstrates Ruel’s maturity as a songwriter able to take on any genre and unsatisfied staying in the lanes of Pop and RnB.
At just 16 years of age, Ruel has received public praise from the likes of Khalid, Zane Lowe, and Sir Elton John for his songwriting craft well beyond his years and his commanding live performances. Last year, he received recognition back home by becoming the youngest reciption of an ARIS Award for Breakthrough Artist of the Year.
Ruel’s videos for single ‘Younger’ and ‘Not Thinkin’ Bout You’ have caught fire, each surpassing over 8 million views, and the videos fore ‘Dazed and Confused’ and ‘Don’t Tell Me’ have each enjoyed over 5 million views, with his latest single ‘Painkiller’ fast approaching 8 million views.