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Paul Ubana Jones

Paul Ubana Jones

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When:

  • Fri 17 Oct ’14, 6:00pm – 10:00pm

Where:

LaValla Chapel Theatre, 131 Dominion Rd, Tuakau, Tuakau

Restrictions:

All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • General Admission: $42.50

Related Artists:

Paul Ubana Jones, BB King

Come and enjoy an evening with Paul Ubana Jones, world class guitarist and songwriter. Tickets include a finger food supper prior to the show which will be held in LaValla's new Chapel Theatre, a beautiful and magical environment with amazing acoustics. Cash bar available.

Born in London to a Yorkshire mother and a Nigerian father, Paul Ubana Jones was playing guitar by the age of 11, beginning a three decade career that would see him crossing continents and recording seven albums of mostly original songs. Paul has toured with the best including Norah Jones, Keb Mo', Taj Mahal, BB. King and Bob Dylan.

After graduating from a London music college, where he studied guitar and cello, Paul began to forge the solo acoustic style that he has stuck to and developed over the years. In the late seventies, Paul based himself in Provence, Southern France, and toured all over Europe and North Africa, as well as venturing extensively into Canada and the US.

In the late eighties Paul and his family moved to New Zealand, which is still their permanent home. He has continued to perform internationally, to growing acclaim. Concert performances include opening for the likes of Bob Dylan, Patti Smith and touring with: Taj Mahal, Keb Mo’, Tuck and Patti, Crowded House and Norah Jones.

Festival appearances include Dublin Blues Festival, Byron Bay Blues Festival, Vancouver Folk Festival, Comox Festival, Calgary Festival, Edmonton Festival, Winnipeg and Blues at Bridgetown, as well as festivals across Switzerland, Germany, France and Spain.

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