According to NZ Herald News, LED ZEPPELIN frontman Robert Plant has announced plans for solo shows in New Zealand.
Plant and his band THE SENSATIONAL SHIFTERS will play at Wellington’s TSB Bank Arena on Tuesday, April 9 and Auckland’s Vector Arena on Thursday, April 11.
Tickets go on sale next Monday.
The Sensational Space Shifters are:
Robert Plant – vocals, harmonica
Juldeh Camara of JuJu – ritti (one-stringed African Violin), kologo (African Banjo), talking drum, vocals.
Justin Adams of JuJu, Jah Wobble – guitar, bendir, vocals
John Baggott of Massive Attack, Portishead – keyboards
Liam “Skin” Tyson of Cast – guitar, vocals
Dave Smith of JuJu, Outhouse Ruhabi – drums and percussion
Billy Fuller of JuJu, Beak – bass guitar, vocals
According to TVNZ, BLACK SABBATH‘s first New Zealand show in almost 40 years sold out within minutes this morning.
Frustrated fans have taken to ticket sales vendor Ticketmaster’s Facebook page to express their anger and disappointment at missing out on the April 20th concert, despite attempting to purchase their tickets as soon as they went on sale.
Tickets are already for sale on TradeMe for as much as $325 each, despite their original value being between $119.90 – $159.90.
Ticketmaster has now added a second Black Sabbath show for April 22nd which is selling fast.
The original Black Sabbath line-up of singer Ozzy Osbourne, bassist Geezer Butler and guitarist Tony Iommi have confirmed the following reunion dates while they complete their first studio album since 1978′s Never Say Die!
20 – Vector Arena – Auckland, New Zealand
22 – Vector Arena – Auckland, New Zealand
25 – Brisbane Entertainment Centre – Brisbane, Australia
27 – Allphones Arena – Sydney, Australia
29 – Rod Laver Arena – Melbourne, Australia
1 – Rod Laver Arena – Melbourne, Australia
4 – Perth Arena – Perth, Australia