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Sunday June 2 - Neck Of The Woods, Auckland

With support from Lilly Carron


Strange News Touring & Banished Music proudly present an intimate one-off show for UK indie darlings bar italia.

The London based three-piece of Nina Cristante, Jezmi Tarik Fehmi and Sam Fenton bring their two full length 2023 releases The Twits and Tracey Denim (Matador / Remote Control) to Karanghape Road's underground haunt Neck of the Woods for one night only.

bar italia’s economical yet evocative song craft takes raucous, mystic, unkempt, occasionally sinister, and wholly committed turns. Songs like ‘my little tony‘, with its in-the-red riff and excitable hooks, the cathartic four-on-the-floor of ‘world’s greatest emoter’ and the festival tent psychedelia of ‘Hi-fiver‘ need little in the way of exposition – these are exhilarating rock songs, if wayward and strange...

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