NEWS: LOREN KATE RELEASES NEW ALBUM, ANNOUNCES NATIONAL TOUR

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Adelaide Hills based singer/songwriter Loren Kate will release her new studio album entitled, ‘Moving on’ on September 12th, 2013To celebrate, she will embark on a unique national launch tour with a number of special guest musicians, performing over 20 shows at festivals, venues, markets and house concerts around the country. 

Loren Kate’s latest offering, ‘Moving On’ came to fruition through a successful crowd funding campaign via Pozible.com, where over $16,000 was raised in 3 months from over 220 fans donating funds towards its creation. The record was produced, engineered and mixed by Aria award-winning producer, Paul McKercher (Augie March, Pete Murray, You am I, Sarah Blasko) and recorded over 10 days at Jim Moginie’s (Midnight Oil) Oceanic Studios on Sydney’s northern beaches using Jim’s vintage equipment. It was then mastered by Steve Smart (Washington, You am I, Kasey Chambers, Josh Pyke, Cruel Sea) at Studios 301 in Sydney. The sound that unveiled was timeless, drawing parallels to folk masterpieces of the 70’s but with a contemporary twist, a true testament to Loren’s musical influences; Joni Mitchell, Joan Baez, Carole King and Bob Dylan.

Featuring some of Australia’s finest musicians, the record includes contributions from Bill Chambers, (father of multi award-winning country singer, Kasey Chambers) on additional guitars, who comments, “Loren Kate is a superb singer/songwriter. I count it a privilege to have played guitar on her amazing new album.”As well as Trent Prees on double bass, Charlie Jones on drums, Iain Grandage (recipient of the Sidney Myer Performing Arts Award 2012) on everything keys,Mel Robinson (Tim Rogers, John Butler, Mukti) on cello, Sarah Humphreys (ABC Music Artist of the Year 2009) on backing vocals and Veronique Serret on violin. Many of the artists featured on the album will be joining Loren at various stages of the tour. For more information visit www.lorenkate.com.au

NATIONAL TOUR DATES

Thu Sept 12 – LIZOTTES, Kincumber NSW

Sun Sept 15 – THE CHEESE FACTORY GALLERY, Meadows SA

Sat Sept 21 – THE BLACK COCKATOO ARTHOUSE, McLaren Vale SA

Sun Sept 22 – THE WHEATSHEAF HOTEL, Thebarton SA

Fri Sept 27 – MALENY COMMUNITY CENTRE, Maleny QLD

Sat Sept 28 – QUEEN STREET MALL, Brisbane QLD

Sat Sept 28 – MAJESTIC THEATRE, Pomona QLD

Thu Oct 10 – KIDOGO ARTHOUSE, Fremantle WA

Fri Oct 11 – NANGA MUSIC FESTIVAL, Dwellingup W

Sat Oct 12 – DENMARK CIVIC CENTRE, Denmark WA

Sun Oct 13 – ALBANY BOATSHED MARKETS, Albany WA

Fri Oct 18 – TINGRITH MEETING HOUSE, Margaret River WA

Sat Oct 19 – RED MILL STORE, Bunbury WA

Sun Oct 20 – FREMANTLE ARTS CENTRE, Fremantle WA

Oct 25-27 – KANGAROO VALLEY FOLK FESTIVAL, Kangaroo Valley NSW

Fri Nov 8 – THE VELVET ROOM – THORNBURY THEATRE, Thornbury VIC

Sat Nov 9 – HARVESTER MOON CAFÉ, Bellarine VIC

Nov 22-24 – MULLUM MUSIC FESTIVAL, Mullumbimby NSW

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