My Baby announce a 12 date tour nationwide!
Wednesday 30 November 2022
Amsterdam based Dutch-New Zealand trio MY BABY have announced they will be returning to New Zealand, for a whopping 12 date tour, their first visit since 2019. Renowned for their energetic live act combining roots and rock driven alternative dance, MY BABY brings out the psychedelic side in all of us and promise to bring the party down under for their sixth tour of New Zealand shores.
Since 2012, MY BABY have been spreading their blues-trance rave to the approval of audiences worldwide including festivals such as Glastonbury, Isle of Wight, Sziget, Lowlands, and Pinkpop. Their set up is unique mixing the rawness of punk and rock, the warm sound of roots and blues with a touch of EDM and big beat.
Playing a mixture of festival dates and headline shows, fans will be able to catch MY BABY at 12 dates throughout Aotearoa beginning on New Years Eve at Resolution Festival in Kaipara and travelling through both the North and South Island before wrapping up at Nelson’s Beach Break on Sunday 5 February.
2022 saw MY BABY release their fifth album sake sake sake. With mixing and production credits including five-time Grammy™ winner Steve Dub (Chemical Brothers, Daft Punk, Liam Gallagher, The Prodigy) and Dutch duo 22 Ghosts, the album was rewritten after the pandemic with the band re-evaluating the importance of human connection. sake sake sake reflects a new found direction for MY BABY whilst staying true to their beat heavy pulsating rhythms.
The band, made up of New Zealander Daniel ‘Da Freez’ Johnson (guitar); Joost Sheik van Dijck (drums / vocals) and Cato van Dijck (lead singer and guitar) have built up a loyal fanbase throughout Aotearoa, a true live band that thrive on stage. Having played local festivals WOMAD, Splore and Electric Avenue, it’s clear that Kiwi audiences can’t get enough of MY BABY.
“With their blend of dance-orientated roots, blues and funk with touches of world music they come across as a confident well-oiled machine that is obviously the product of constant touring” - RNZ