LUNA PAIGE introduces new album “BORDERS & BEYOND” on national tour from 3 May –1 June 2014.
Luna will be performing at the following cities during the tour: Cape Town, Durbanville, Stellenbosch, Port Elizabeth, Pietermaritzburg, Potchefstroom, Pretoria, Rosebank, Nelspruit, Durban, Swartland, Tulbagh. (scroll down for details for relevant gig guides/ high res images available on request.)
Luna is celebrating the release of her 5th album in the month of May. This CD is a collection of songs Luna wrote and composed over a period of 5 years since the release of her third album “Wonderful life”. Since the release of “Wonderful life” Luna introduced her first Afrikaans music production to the music industry and released her first Afrikaans CD and live DVD, “Storielied”. “Wonderful life” and “Storielied” took Luna on interesting journeys across SA as well as performances in the Netherlands, where she will be performing again in June 2014.
Luna has a few surprises up her sleeve with her new album. The album (which was produced by Fiesta winner, Schalk Joubert) was recorded in an unconventional way. Most of the album was recorded in Schalk’s house on Monterosso Wine Farm outside Stellenbosch. The result is a raw, stripped and honest sound which reveals the emotion in Luna’s songs so much more effectively. In this album Luna also dabbles in country and blues, surprises with a happy song or two and introduces her first ever a capella song.
Singer Andriëtte Norman agreed to record a duet with Luna. “Find your light” is a positive song in which these to songstresses’ voices gel in the most incredible way.
Peter Mitchell (or Pietman, from the “Boer and Brit” show with Bok van Blerk) acted as Luna’s official backing vocalist. This term does not do him justice. His vocal contributions stretch far beyond backing vocals. Luna sees him as a fellow singer on this album.
Blues singer, Gerald Clark delivered an emotional performance in the duet, “One day.” This song was written by Luna especially for Gerald Clark and herself – and was performed as part of the LOVEMORE show – a music production Luna and Gerald have been working on for the last 2 years. Luna decided to record this song due to its popularity at LOVEMORE shows.
Luna’s band consists of Kevin Gibson on drums, Schalk Joubert on bass and Henry Steel on guitars. Luna accompanies herself on piano and guitar.
Read more about the making of the album here
After the completion of this tour Luna will be travelling to the Netherlands to introduce her new album to music lovers there. She will also perform at the International Singer-Songwriter Festival in Den Haag. On her return from the Netherlands Luna will be heading to Grahamstown to perform at the National Arts Festival from the 9th till the 13th of July.
BORDERS AND BEYOND TOUR DETAILS:
Die Boer, Durbanville, Western Cape, R120, 20h30, Bookings 021 979 1911
The Cash Store, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, R60, R50 (5 or more bookings), R40 (10 or more bookings), 19h00 for 19h30, Bookings Hellen 041 365 0217 / phone the Cash Store 041 366 2140
Maritzburg Music Club @ the Red Door (Pietermaritzburg), R40, Doors open 19h30, Show starts 20h15 for 20h30, No bookings, arrive early to get the best seats.
Makojalo Op-Stal, Potchefstroom, R100pp for show, email@example.com or phone 084 601 0263, Doors open 18h00, Show starts 20h00, Cash bar and meal options available.
Atterbury Theatre, official album launch, Pretoria, Gauteng, R150, 20h00, Computicket. Bookings: 012 471 1700.
Luna heads off to Mozambique to perform at a wedding with Gerald Clark and Albert Frost.
Die Stoep (Nelspruit), Mpumalanga, R80, 19h00 for 19h30, Bookings: 013 741 2551
Mercury Lounge, Cape Town, Western Cape, R50, Doors open 20h00, Show starts 21h00-21h30
Searle’s Trading Post (Greyton), Overberg district, Western Cape,R100 for show, 19h00 dinner (three course meal –not included in ticket price), 20h00 show, Bookings: 028 254 9550
Klein Libertas Theatre, Stellenbosch, Western Cape, R100, Doors open 19h00, Show starts 20h00, Bookings firstname.lastname@example.org of 021 883 8164
Saronsberg Stamkafee Theatre, Tulbagh, Western Cape, R80, Doors open 19h00, Show starts 20h30, Bookings: email@example.com or phone 0823014951
Kasteelberg (Riebeek Kasteel), Swartland, Western Cape, R100, Doors open 17h00, Show starts 19h00, Cash bar and dinner specials, Bookings 071 009 2141
Alma Cafe (Rosebank), Cape Town, (Western Cape), R160 (includes meal), doors open 18h00 for dinner, show 19h00 for 19h30, Bookings: 021 685 7377
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