Kiwis Abroad: Aldous Harding announces first ever US tour with Deerhunter

Photo By: Harriet Were

New Zealand artist Aldous Harding is set to tour the US for the first time, accompanying Deerhunter on a run of dates around the country. The tour coincides with the North American release of her eponymous debut, which will be released on September 30th through Flying Nun Records. Highlights of the tour include NYC’s Webster Hall, LA, Chicago, the Northwest and more.

Comparison’s to Harding’s style has been made to 60s-era folk singers like Vashti Bunyan and Linda Perhacs. To get a taste for yourself, listen to her track “Stop Your Tears”, the opening track of her debut record, here:

Residing in New Zealand’s Southern port town of Lyttelton, Aldous has received attention and accolades from some of the most illustrious corners of the music industry, with influential BBC DJs Marc Riley and Mary Anne Hobbs picking up on several tracks. Aldous recently signed a worldwide publishing co-deal with Domino Publishing and Native Tongue. She has been pursuing a rigorous festival circuit over the past few years, including The Great Escape (UK); Torstrasse Festival (GER); Les Femmes s’en Mêlent (FR); H20 Festival (FIN); Big Sound, Golden Plains Festival (AUS); The Others Way Festival (NZ) in addition to tours with Perfume Genius, Mac DeMarco, US Girls, Eleanor Friedberger, Mutual Benefit and many more. But this is her first visit to the USA.

Her debut was recorded with Ben Edwards (Marlon Williams) in his studio, The Sitting Room. Her debut album finally sees its U.S. release via Flying Nun Records on September 30, 2016.

Aldous Harding Live Dates:

10/5: Madison Theater – Covington, KY *
10/6: Headliner’s Music Hall – Louisville, KY *
10/7: Cain’s Ballroom – Tulsa, OK *
10/8: Granada Theater – Dallas, TX *
10/9: White Oak Music Hall – Houston, TX *
10/11: Meow Wolf – Santa Fe, NM *
10/12: 191 Toole – Tucson, AZ *
10/16: Wonder Ballroom – Portland, OR *
10/17: Urban Lounge – Salt Lake City, UT *
10/18: Gothic Theatre – Denver, CO *
10/19: Blue Note – Columbia, MO *
10/20: First Avenue – Minneapolis, MN *
10/21: Metro – Chicago, IL *
10/22: Musica – Akron, OH *
10/24: Webster Hall – New York, NY *
10/25: Baltimore Soundstage – Baltimore, MD *
10/26: The Smell – Los Angeles, CA

* – w/ Deerhunter

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