Maximillian Brown & Select Music present
NGAIIRE – "Take Over" Tour
with Special Guests
Following a run of three sold-out headline shows in Sydney and Melbourne, Papua New Guinea born now Sydney-based artist Ngaiire, caps off a huge year by announcing a 2020 live tour visiting Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney with accompanying festival appearances in Perth and Adelaide.
After a 3 year wait for new music, Ngaiire has proved she is back in a big way with her latest track “Shiver”. Hailing from the Eastern Highlands and New Ireland provinces of Papua New Guinea, Ngaiire has built a musical identity that effortlessly crosses genre and art form. Having become renowned for her impressive vocal force, tight beats, incredible costuming and big pop sounds, Ngaiire has acquired countless accolades including four National Live Music Awards, an fbi Radio SMAC Award for best live act and the inaugural Australian Women in Music Award for Artistic Excellence.
October saw Ngaiire release her first taste of new music since 2016, with“Shiver”.Premiered via Billboard, the single saw Ngaiire take to her Papua New Guinean roots, tackling head-on the light and dark of life, death and the spirit world. The track has since been added at triple j and community radio, appeared on Spotify’s New Music Friday and Apple Music’s New Music Daily playlists, and adored by fans the world over.
A breathtaking performer, Ngaiire has graced the world’s most renowned stages, from Splendour in the Grass all the way to Glastonbury. Consistently in the company of greatness, she has toured alongside the likes of Sufjan Stevens, Alicia Keys and Leon Bridges, as well as composing for dance companies and showcasing her work at experimental art spaces.
With two critically acclaimed albums Lamentationsin 2013 and Blastomain 2016 under her belt 2019 has been a landmark year for Ngaiire. Along with being shortlisted for the Vanda and Young Global Songwriting Competition prior to “Shiver’s” release, she was a finalist at this year’s Australian Women in Music Awards, with category nominations in Diversity in Music Award, Songwriter Award and Artistic Excellence Award.