With Sydney Covid 19 cases spiralling daily, Kiwi expat Jan Preston relocated to NZ via Queensland as they escaped the virus looking for places to perform.
From Auckland to Wellington, Jan is now ready to return to her beloved South Island (she is originally from Greymouth) for the release of her latest CD “Piano Boogie Woman”.
Jan’s uplifting brand of virtuoso boogie piano will rattle the cobwebs from some of the forgotten pianos tucked away in venues from Hokitika to Nelson, Invercargill and more!
Over twenty dates across the month-long visit starting in Motueka on Thursday September 23 and finishing up over Labour Weekend October 24 Wairau Valley.
Audiences will be bopping along to Jan’s characteristically energetic playing, sultry blues voice and candid humour as she airs her latest songs together with some old boogie/blues favourites.
Jan’s early career began in NZ with the 1980 Hit Band Coup D’Etat.
Winner of 5 music awards, she also composes music for film and TV.
She will be joined by Mike Pullman on percussion in this duo performance.
Saturday Oct 9, Cromwell, Tarras Community Church, 7pm
Sunday Oct 10, Gibbston Valley, Kinross Winery, 3pm
Physical tickets from Tarras Merino Shop and Kinross Winery or online with eventfinda.
More details www.janpreston.com