Gigs

NZ Tour line-up for Dunedin, Wellington, Hamilton and Auckland.

Bob and the Heavy FolkMalcolm Grant,  Robert Scott, Mikey Summerfield, Paul Kean, Kaye Woodward and John Chrisstoffels.

 UTR_Logo_plainREV Go to UTR for NZ tickets.
Also available from Relics in Dunedin and Flying Out Auckland – bless them.

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The Bats 2017 New Zealand Tour 

Sat 25.03.17

Dunedin

Nga Maara Hall

Thurs 18.05.17

Wellington

Meow

Fri 19.05.17

Hamilton

Nivara Lounge

Sat 20.05.17

Auckland

Kings Arms

 TICKETS from UTR    

The Bats 2017 European Tour

Wed 31 05 17

Lyon

Le Sonic

Thu 01 06 17

Sion

Le Port Franc

Fri 02 06 17

Augsburg

City Club

Sat 03 06 17

Travel

 

Sun 04 06 17

Leipzig

Nato

Mon 05 06 17

Berlin

Roter Salon

Tue 06 06 17

Hamburg

Nachtasyl

Wed 07 06 17

Köln

King Georg

Thu 08 06 17

Amsterdam

Paradiso

Fri 9 06 17

Lille

Venue name TBC

Sat 10 06 17

Paris

Petit Bain

Sun 11 06 17

Trave

Mon 12 06 17

Travel

Tue 13 06 17

Brighton/ Bristol?

Venue TBC

Wed 14 06 17

Leeds

Brudenell Social Club

Thu 15 06 17

Glasgow

Broadcast

Sat 17 06 17

London

The Lexington (nearly sold out)

   


Past dates below

A Bats Christchurch warm-up gig was announced for 26th January at Space Academy before “The Deep Set” album release tour to Australia. The Bats were joined on stage by string players, Mikey Summerfield and John Chrisstoffels who also headed over to Australia with the band.

The Bats Australian shows.

Sydney Festival – 29th January 2017 TICKETS

Melbourne – 28th January 2017 TICKETS

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RDU’s 40th Anniversary, Canterbury Museum, 2016

Songs from soon to be released “The Deep Set” album got the live treatment.
Most recent show for the Bats was to celebrate our Christchurch student radio station, RDU’s 40th anniversary at the Canterbury Museum which was transformed into a venue. We were surrounded by the excellent RDU exhibition.

We enlisted John Chrisstofels and Mikey Summerfield to accompany us on strings on the night and hope to do so again when we tour. They also recorded on The Deep Set sessions (new album) with The Bats and we featured a few songs from that live which went down very well.

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The Others Way, at The Studio in Auckland, 2015

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Bunk Bar, Portland Oregon 2013

The Bats are planning “The Deep Set” album release tour for NZ and Australia during Southern Hemisphere summer. Keep a watch out for updates.

Looking for festival dates for spring in the Northern Hemisphere for 2017. That’s May/June.

Please contact The Bats Touring if you are a promoters, booker or otherwise if you can connect us with your favourite festival in your neck of the woods.

11 thoughts on “Gigs

  1. Hello! For a festival in the Northern Hemisphere in May/June, check out the Caribana Festival in Switzerland (the better French-speaking side 😉 ). I think there are 3 or 4 stages, we saw the Pixies there last year. Also Bad Bonn Kilbi that has an alternative rock emphasis. Cat Power, Mogwai and Sonic Youth have played there recently, and also lots of small obscure groups. Incentive: I think you earn more money in Switzerland hehe. Hope to see you in Switzerland!

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  2. Hi Elizabeth, sorry for the delay in replying. I’ve been out of range for messaging and emails. I’ll reply to your email message regarding the interview. Very happy to do that as soon as possible.
    cheers,
    Paul

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  3. Hello! I’m from Dunedin, now residing in Albany, Western Australia (a beautiful part of the world & a lot like NZ!). Will The Bats be heading over to WA any time to play some gigs? there are some great places you could play down our way – Boston Brewery or Castelli Estate Winery (Denmark) or the Entertainment Centre (Albany). Be great to hear your music in this part of the world 🙂

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