This is your chance to see Hopetoun Brown pull out all the stops performing a rare ticketed show in Auckland featuring seven unique musicians. As well as core members Tim Stewart and Nick Atkinson, Hopetoun Brown will be joined on stage by the remarkable Finn Scholes, arguably the country's finest trumpet player, Scholes will also dazzle audiences on vibraphone, electric piano and tuba. Lord Echo and Weird Together percussionist Isaac Chadderton brings his congas, bells, blocks and bongos to the party and he's joined by Lawrence Arabia drummer Alistair Deverick. Singers Sophie Burbery and Steve Abel complete the band that will swell as the night unfolds.
This show is also the penultimate date of an enormous 36 show tour throughout the country so the horn players will be be hitting high notes only achievable after a strenuous run such as this. Hopetoun Brown will also be using the Tuning Fork as you've never experienced before, with extra stages and performance areas. They'll also debut brand new tunes from their latest album Don't Let Them Lock You Up and you'll hear some of your favourite Hopetoun songs as you've never heard them before arranged for a heaving seven piece band!
Hopetoun Brown are riding a wave a rave reviews for their recent WOMAD appearances and they're racking up the stars and accolades for their latest record, all the while gaining award nods from the MMF in the Best Independent Tour category for their sea-going run of shows around the Hauraki Gulf this January. The band are on fire and can't wait to make The Tuning Fork their own for one special night!!
Tickets on sale soon.