Suzanne VegaWed Aug 8th 2018 at 20:00
Wellington, The Opera House, 111 - 113 Manners Street, Wellington City https://www.myguidewellington.com/events/suzanne-vega BOOK NOW
US singer-songwriter Suzanne Vega makes a long-awaited return to New Zealand this August, with concerts in Auckland and Wellington:
Tuesday 7 August at Bruce Mason Centre, Takapuna, Auckland (Ticketmaster)
Wednesday 8 August at the Opera House, Wellington (Ticketmaster)
Suzanne Vega will perform songs from throughout her career. Her songs have connected strongly with New Zealanders over the years, earning her major chart success here with the likes of Luka, Solitude Standing, Tom’s Diner (with DNA), and Blood Make Noise.
New Yorker Vega emerged as a leading figure of the folk-music revival in the early 1980s. From her self-titled 1985 to today, she has sold over seven million albums and has been nominated for seven Grammy awards.
Her Solitude Standing album was No. 1 in New Zealand and features the hits - Tom's Diner (a beautiful acapella track, subsequently re-released with DNA), and Luka - a haunting folk-pop classic written from the perspective of an abused child.