GIN WIGMORE DELIVERS A POWERFUL PERFORMANCE AT THE BOWERY

With a mischievous smile and brooding attitude, Gin Wigmore won our hearts over as she played at Bowery Ballroom this Wednesday night for her “Willing To Die Tour.”

Gin Wigmore

Gin Wigmore

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As smoke billowed from the stage and the lights turned into a sultry red, each band member appeared on stage then came out Wigmore rocking a casual, but awesome all-black outfit with a fitted blazer. Making the crowd go crazy by starting the night with “New Rush,” she has an eclectic mix of sounds from rock n’ roll to soulful songs; there’s so many possibilities to get addicted.

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Gin Wigmore

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Hailing from New Zealand,┬árecently released her critically acclaimed third studio album Blood To Bone, hearing her songs and then comparing her live there’s not much of a difference. It’s so refreshing to see an artist hit the same range with as much emotion and intensity that the song offers.

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My favorite moments were when she sang, “Willing to Die” her latest single off of Blood To Bone; it’s the type of song that will send shivers down your spine because it’s a song of struggle but also learning how to take life by the balls basically and turning the situation around. There was also a song, which I unfortunately can’t remember but the first 30 seconds reminded me of sultry burlesque shows where whiskey would just make the moment oh so perfect- Gin adorably danced through the stage while the guitarist took the stage front and center and delivered some awesome electric guitar riffs. This show was definitely worth the wait!

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Gin Wigmore

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Article: Karen Silva

Photos: Michael DiGiovanni

 

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