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Concert Reviews

Concert Photos: Kurt Vile & The Violators In Auckland

Where: Powerstation, Auckland NZ
When: 11 Apr 2019
Reuben Raj

Kurt Vile & The Violators played their first of three NZ shows at the Powerstation in Auckland, NZ last night.

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Roy Irwin

Local NZ artist, Roy Irwin gave a haunting solo performance with his guitar to start off the cold night.

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Kurt Vile

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A confident Kurt Vile took to the stage with Jesse Trbovich (bass, guitar, saxophone), Rob Laakso (guitar, bass) and Kyle Spence (drums) before taking the sold-out crowd on a journey of lo-fi rock with heavy tinges of Neil Young and the late Tom Petty.

Radio 13 founder and photographer Reuben Raj caught some highlights from the show on camera.

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Kurt Vile & The Violators play an intimate show at The Tuning Fork in Auckland tonight (12 April) before heading to the Hunter Lounge in Wellington tomorrow night (13 April).


Written By: Reuben Raj Reuben is a film and digital photographer who is driven by music in his head. Often seen lurking behind a camera inside the pit of a concert or wandering the streets of China with a blond, Reuben harbours intimate feelings for vinyl records and his Hasselblad SW/C from 1965. He is also the founder of Radio 13.