Finn Plays SXSW

Musician and songwriter Liam Finn launches his first-ever full band tour beginning with two gigs in Austin at this year’s South by Southwest (SXSW) music festival. Finn’s next album is set for a spring release in the US on American label Yep Rock. Finn will also appear on the New Zealand Music Showcase at Brush Square Park March 16 and the Yep Roc Music Showcase at Maggie Mae’s March 17. Finn and his band also appear in Los Angeles at the Heritage Court At The Autry on March 23, followed by other West Coast stops. Other local acts featuring at SXSW include: Kids of 88, Kimbra, The Naked and Famous and Zowie. Finn was born in Melbourne. He is the son of pop musician Neil Finn (of Split Enz and Crowded House).


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Jane Campion’s The Piano No 1 on BBC Poll

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