Celtic multi-instrumentalist Rennie Pearson will perform music from Ireland, Scotland and maritime Canada at a concert in HÄwera on October 9 as part of a 21-stop North Island tour.
Celtic multi-instrumentalist Rennie Pearson will perform music from Ireland, Scotland and maritime Canada at a concert in Hāwera on October 9 as part of a 21-stop North Island tour.
Pearson has made a name for himself as an exceptionally talented musician with years of solid touring and teaching in New Zealand and overseas, both as a solo artist and with many successful Celtic acts. .
His upcoming solo shows continue to break new ground in New Zealand, taking old traditional songs and melodies and breathing new life into them through stories, history, humor and musicality.
Steeped in Celtic musical traditions, Rennie takes the listener on a journey through history, weaving together tunes and songs and their accompanying tales to create a complex and varied spectacle.
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Throughout the show, he offers the audience a wide range of different instruments including wooden flute, guitar, Irish whistles, bodhran (Irish drum), fiddle and his voice.
He has made a name for himself in the traditional Australian and New Zealand music scene as an outstanding solo performer, as well as touring with his own duos, bands and performing with major international stage productions. .
His new album From Across The Seas is due out in early October.
It performs at Hāwera, Repertory Theater at 7:30 p.m. For tickets and more information, visit renniepearsonmusic.com/event-tickets.