session 6: sunday 4 november
Laughton Kora, with his incredible voice and immense talent has been at the forefront of New Zealand music for over the past decade.
Laughton has been playing music since the age of 6 appearing on stage as part of his father’s band until 17 years old when he won Smoke Free Rock Quest. His band Aunty Beatrice toured New Zealand and released a single.
He moved to Queenstown and formed Soul Charge with members KP (Sunshine Sound System) and PDiggs (Shapeshifter). In 2001 he headed to Wellington and formed KORA (2003-2012) with his brothers.
Expect to be taken on a journey of electronic funk with that will tantalise the ears, give you the overwhelming urge to party harder & leave you wanting more.
Hollie Smith is one of New Zealand's most predominant & iconic musicians. She has always maintained a highly respected reputation of creating music with the upmost integrity & passion, not to mention her incredible live performances and powerhouse vocals.
In April 2016 Hollie released ‘Water or Gold’. It entered the New Zealand Charts at #1 sitting in the top 10 for 3 weeks. Hollie gained two New Zealand Music Award nominations for Best Album & Best Female Solo Artist.
This show sees Hollie Smith performing with her stripped back duo and this literally puts Hollies voice out there to be soaked up and really appreciated.