In honour of the fight against the Australia I played for “Bayrains” fundraising for our and New Zealand and Australian Firefighters early 2020. A fantastic turnout of talented artists performed for free with several supportive venues playing host.

“Honey” Comes Home – My hand-crafted guitar build

As a child my dream to build my own guitar burned a passion in me for many years until 4 years ago a wonderful Luthier named Johan saw me perform at a festival in the Bay of Plenty and offered me the chance to build my own guitar in his studio. I turned him down several times until finally in … Read More

Tracey & the Big D’s Australian Radio Show

  I’m excited to be flying to Australia on the 14th March 2020 for an extended stay in Perth. Thanks to several radio show my song “Re-Mixed” Changed My Life has had airplay and I am booked to celebrate Radio host Suzie Q’s birthday in Western Australia on the 29th March. In the next week or so I can announce … Read More

New Sun Rising Album Tour

Wow! What a year. I’ve nearly finished the build on my handcrafted guitar, Changed My Life (Remix) has received live coverage with Australian radio embracing my song. Next year on the 29th March I get to be interviewed live in Perth with Suzie Q as a result of her playing 3 songs off my album and it just happens to … Read More


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Passionate Katikati musician LA Thompson on tour

By: Rebecca Mauger Shirley Howe once declared she was going to be famous rock star. So the stage name LA Thompson was born — LA for Los Angeles where stars are made and Thompson was a nod to her family. LA has always had gritted determination to make a name for herself in the music world. The Katikati singer song-writer … Read More