Sons of Zion announce seven date ‘Come Home’ tour.


Friday, 2nd August – The Mayfair, New Plymouth
Saturday, 3rd August – The Good Home, Christchurch
Friday, 9th August – Totara Street, Tauranga
Saturday, 10th August – The Powerstation, Auckland
Friday, 16th August – The Factory, Hamilton
Thursday, 29th August – San Fran, Wellington
Saturday, 31st August – Coronet Peak, Queenstown


Sons of Zion are without question one of Aotearoa’s favourite live acts and this August, they’re taking their new live show on the road.

The seven-date ‘Come Home’ Tour, presented by Mai FM and Pato Entertainment, celebrate the release of the band’s new hit single of the same name, which just last week debuted at #6 on the NZ singles chart and is already quickly climbing the radio charts.

The tour kicks off Friday, August 2nd in New Plymouth at The Mayfair; followed by The Good Home in Christchurch on Saturday, August 3; Totara Street in Tauranga on Friday, August 9; The Powerstation in Auckland on Saturday, August 10; The Factory in Hamilton on Friday, August 16, San Fran in Wellington on Thursday, August 29 and Coronet Peak in Queenstown on Saturday, August 31.

Tickets go on sale at 8:00am on Wednesday July 3

Sons of Zion have well and truly earned their place as one of the strongest forces in the Australasian music scene and ‘Come Home’ – the first single from a new body of work – sets the bar high for the next chapter in their legacy.

‘Come Home’ follows their Top 40 smash ‘Drift Away’ which is now certified platinum in New Zealand and was the #1 most played song on NZ radio for 11 weeks running, achieving the #1 NZTop20 NZ single, over 10 million streams and almost 1 million video views.

‘Drift Away’ was featured on their 2018 album VANTAGE POINT, alongside a slew of their other hits including; ‘Leave with Me’, ‘Now’ and ‘Is That Enough (ft. Aaradhna).’

From their humble Kiwi beginnings, to playing shows across the global and dominating charts, Sons of Zion have amassed over 40 million streams on Spotify, more than 20 million views on Youtube and 100,000-plus followers on social media.

Their accolades include a NZ Music Award for ‘Best Roots Artist’ in 2018, NZ on Air Best Music Video for Superman and nominations for ‘Best Maori Urban Roots Album’, ‘Best Song by a Maori Artist’ and ‘Best Song Writer’ at the Waiata Maori Music Awards.

For members Rio, Sam, Joel, Matt, Ross, and Caleb, it’s a track record that has established them as one of the southern hemisphere’s most-loved and well-respected bands.

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