Perhaps the premier roots-rock-reggae band from Aotearoa have announced a string of world tour dates in 2016.
New Zealand’s Katchafire are considered one of the hardest working and most consistent touring bands in the reggae genre. It always seems like they are performing on the road throughout Europe, the United States and in the South Pacific in Australia and New Zealand.
Known for their songs, “Love Letter”, “Feels Like”, “Seriously”, “Who You With” and countless others, fans are always anxiously awaiting the captivating live performance put on on by New Zealand’s prodigal sons, Katchafire.
Katchafire has already had a busy 2016 touring schedule, performing alongside some of New Zealand’s leading reggae acts, The Black Seeds, Sons of Zion, Kora and Ladi 6. Katchafire will perform locally in New Zealand before flying to the United States for extensive touring over the coming months. Tour stops in New Zealand will include Auckland, New Plymouth and festival dates in Whangarei and Wellington.
On April 6th, the United States leg of tour dates begin in Hawai’i. Katchafire will perform on O’ahu, the Big Island of Hawai’i, Kaua’i and Maui from April 6-9, 2016.
Following the band’s Hawai’i tour dates, Katchafire will fly to the mainland with shows beginning on April 14th in Houston, Texas, followed by Dallas, Flagstaff, Tucson and Phoenix, Arizona, Seattle and a string of tour stops up and down the California coast.
The highlights of the upcoming tour schedule will be festival dates at the 7th annual California Roots Music and Arts Festival in Monterey and the 13th annual Summer Meltdown Festival in Santa Clarita.
Katchafire released their most recent single, “Down With You” in 2014, and their has been some speculation regarding a new album in the works for 2016. So, fans at these upcoming shows could potentially experience some of their favorite Katchafire songs, as well as witness some new tracks live for the very first time.
For more information on Katchafire and all upcoming tour dates, follow the links below.
Video: Katchafire – “Down With You” (Official Music Video)