Los Angeles-based Brooke Fraser will return home to headline the 2017 Winery Tour, following the release of her first career retrospective album A Sides, which will include her upcoming single Therapy.
Throughout her storied career to date, Brooke has clocked up a remarkable number of achievements. She won the APRA Silver Scroll Award for Albertine, won the APRA Most Performed Song Internationally in 2012 for Something In The Water, has over 16 Platinum Album sales discs in New Zealand alone, over 245,000 album sales in New Zealand, 700,000 worldwide, and has won x12 New Zealand Music Awards.
Brooke Fraser’s A Sides collection will be released on November 25, bringing together the thirteen singles she has released from her first four albums, along with her brand new single, Therapy – out October 28.
Having played on the very first Winery Tour back in 2007, Bic Runga returns to tour the vines once again. Bic will be celebrating her induction into the New Zealand Music Hall of Fame (the youngest ever inductee) and her brand new album Close Your Eyes (including the single of the same name), showcasing her interpretations of some of music’s most classic songs.
Bic Runga is one of New Zealand’s most lauded artists, a singer-songwriter with a natural flair for words and melody and a voice that defies age or current musical fashions.
Bic has won the most Tuis by a New Zealand solo artist – counting 20 throughout her career – including Album Of The Year for her debut Drive in 1997 and Best Female Vocalist on four separate occasions.
Bic won the APRA Silver Scroll in 1996 for her song Drive and has released four critically acclaimed albums, a live album, one B-side compilation, one Greatest Hits and has a brand new album Close Your Eyes out this November.
Winery Tour newcomer Benny Tipene is an exciting new talent rapidly making a very big name for himself. Benny exploded onto the airwaves with four hits from his debut album Bricks in 2014 including the #1 platinum single Walking on Water and top ten gold single Lonely. Benny is busy completing his second album set for release in 2017, an album which will include his brand new single This Is Where Love Comes From.