Greg Copeland and Steve ‘Guitar’ Gilles full tour schedule released!

Bring it on home! The full 27 shows all over Aotearoa New Zealand coming up shortly!

First show will be on 03 October at the very cool Butter Factory in Whangarei and then we’re cruising at rollercoaster speed around the place all the way down to Invercargill and pretty much anywhere in between!

We play four (!) Arts Festival shows: Kokomai (Carterton) on 16 October, Havelock North (Hawke’s Bay Festival) on 17 October, Nelson Arts Festival on 25 October and Tauranga Arts Festival on 27 October!
And of course there will be so many cool places in between to take our show to towns big and small, from New Plymouth to Wairoa and Gisborne. We’ll be down the West Coast in Barrytown and Okarito, Wanaka Queenstown, Dundein too! Timaru, Christchurch, Hanmer Springs too… Did I mention the Mussel Inn in Golden Bay?

Tickets for most shows on eventfinda.
Here’s the full list:

Greg Copeland and Steve Gilles New Zealand Aotearoa Tour 2019

03 Oct Whangarei / Butter Factory

04 Oct Leigh / Sawmill Cafe

05 Oct Auckland / Anthology Lounge 375 Krd

06 Oct Whitianga / Eggsentric Cafe

09 Oct Hamilton / Nivara Lounge

10 Oct New Plymouth / The Little Theatre

11 Oct Whanganui / Lucky Bar & Restaurant

12 Oct Wairoa / Eastend cafe

13 Oct Gisborne / The Dome Room

16 Oct Carterton / Kokomai Arts Festival

17 Oct Havelock North / Hawke’s Bay Arts Festival

18 Oct Palmerston North / Hokowhitu Bowling Club

19 Oct Wellington / The Third Eye

23 Oct Golden Bay / The Mussel Inn

25 Oct Nelson / Nelson Arts Festival

27 Oct Tauranga / Tauranga Arts Festival

29 Oct Barrytown / Settler’s Hall

30 Oct Okarito / Donovan’s Store

31 Oct Wanaka / Gin and raspberry

01 Nov Invercargill / Southland Musicians Club

02 Nov Dunedin / 50 Dundas

03 Nov Queenstown / Yonder

06 Nov Timaru / Hector Black’s

07 Nov Geraldine / Geraldine Cinema

08 Nov Christchurch / Cassel’s Blue Smoke

09 Nov Southbridge / Mistlewood Gallery

10 Nov Hanmer Springs / Anglican Church

Exciting News! Greg Copeland is coming back for a major nationwide Tour of New Zealand!

We’re pumped! Greg Copeland is coming back to tour the length and width of New Zealand on a major nation wide tour with over 20 shows including several festivals!

Details will be announced in the middle of August, it’s safe to say we can’t wait and are so looking forward to bringing Greg’s unique flavour of Blues, Roots and Soul again to these shores after a successful 2016 tour!

He’s going back to the roots with an up close and personal acoustic journey.

He brings with him his latest CD titled “Brown-eyed Handsome Man”, released in March 2019.

Check the title song out here:


Yeahaa! It’s happening, Big Daddy Wilson and his full Band are coming to New Zealand in October 2017!

This October and November we are hitting the road again, this time with Big Daddy Wilson and his full Band from Europe!

What a blast it will be and a step up to showcase his latest hot of the press released CD “Neckbone Stew”!
“Big Daddy Wilson is the real deal, a true bluesman in every sense of the word. His voice is powerful and impressive.” Bluesforum
Winner – Neckbone Stew, 2017 Deutscher Schallplattenpreis (German Recording Industry Awards)
Winner – Best Acoustic Blues Artist in Germany, 2014 Big Blues Award
Winner – Big Daddy Wilson Band, 2010 German Blues Challenge
Big Daddy Wilson (aka Wilson Blount) – Vocals & Percussion, Diddly Bo One String Guitar
Cesare Nolli – Electric & Acoustic Guitars, Vocals
Paolo Legramandi – Electric Bass Guitar, Vocals
Steve Gilles (aka Stephan Gilberg) – Acoustic & Resonator Guitar, Blues Harp
The New Zealand Tour will feature 14 shows all over the country, starting on 14 October at the fabulous Nelson arts Festival and finishing up in Auckland on 04 November at the Tuning Fork. Check out the full schedule here, tickets for most shows are already available on eventfinder.

Big Daddy Wilson New Zealand 2017

The tour so far, there maybe updates and extra shows thrown in, keep watching out!

Saturday 14 October Nelson Arts Festival 8 pm

Sunday 15 October Blenheim Highfield TerraVin Vineyard 1pm

Wednesday 18 Oct Bulls Town Hall

Thursday 19 October Carterton Kokomai arts Festival 8 pm

Friday 20 October Paekakariki St. Peters Hall 8 pm

Saturday 21 October Wellington Meow 8 pm

Sunday 22 Oct New Plymouth Oakura Butlers Reef 3 pm

Thursday 26 October Hawera Pihama Lavender Farm 7 pm

Friday 27 October Hamilton Nivara Lounge 8 pm

Saturday 28 OctoberTauranga Arts Festival 8 pm

Sunday 29 October Gisborne The Dome Room 3 pm

Tuesday 31 October Wairoa Gaeity Theatre 7.30 pm

Thursday 02 November Whangarei The Old Stone Butterfactory 8 pm

Friday 03 November Leigh The Sawmill Cafe 9 pm

Saturday 04 November Auckland The Tuning Fork 8 pm


New Big Daddy Wilson CD out now! Neckbone Stew! Yummy!

Exciting news, yehaa! The new CD of Big Daddy Wilson is now out, a tasty boil up of all finest ingredients and the good stuff lying around on the music kitchen bench, it’s called “Neckbone Stew”!

Check it out here, come on down in the kitchen:

And we hope to get him back to New Zealand in the not too distant future…. fingers crossed!

Big News: Greg Copeland and Steve ‘Guitar’ Gilles New Zealand Tour 2016!

Proudly announcing the Greg Copeland and Steve ‘Guitar’ Gilles New Zealand Tour 2016 in September and October 2016!

Hold on to your hats, it’ll be a blast, be there!

Acoustic Blues, Soul and Roots of the finest, delivered at 19 shows in 4 weeks from Whangarei to Christchurch!

Tickets for most shows on sale now here

door sales available on the night unless booked out.

Greg Copeland and Steve Guitar Gilles New Zealand Tour 2016 poster Blues from Virginia USA