Long-awaited com­ing of Weezer

South Waikato News - - ENTERTAINMENT -

Weezer has only toured Down Un­der once but af­ter 16 years of ru­mours, ut’s been con­firmed the band will play in Auck­land next year.

The band, led by Rivers Cuomo, will play its de­but Blue Al­bum from start to fin- ish at Vec­tor Arena on Jan­uary 11.

Hit­ting the big time in 1994, the slightly awk­ward, geeky band from Cal­i­for­nia fast be­came cult heroes, re­leas­ing songs like Buddy Holly, Is­lands in the Sun and Say it Ain’t So.

The Blue Al­bum was named in Rolling Stone’s Top 50 al­bums of all time. The band’s Auck­land show will also in­clude Weezer rar­i­ties and fan favourites.

Tick­ets on sale July 26 from Tick­et­mas­ter.

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