Category Archives: Dunedin NZ

Nook and Cranny Music Festival 2021 – Dunedin, NZ – 2 May 2021

Video Montage and image gallery of the iconic The Nook & Cranny Music Festival held at the Dunedin Public Libraries, Dunedin, New Zealand, on the 2 May 2021 to Celebrate NZ Music Month
(I missed about four of the artists as I was performing at the time – apologies to those four)


Video, Music, and Photography: Paul S Allen


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New Album “And He Flies” being launched in NZ Music Month – May 2021

Kia ora koutou

You are warmly invited to come to the launch of my second album “And He Flies”.

This will be an opportunity to hear the stories behind the songs and the album.

It will be held on 14 May at the wonderful Gallery on Blueskin which have always been a great supporter of local Dunedin musicians I would love to see you there.

Celebrating #NZMusicMonth by launching a new album.

Details for where you will be able to purchase / stream the album will be posted here on the 14 May 2021.

There will be a further celebration of the album in July with an event with other artists supporting and playing the album with me… details to follow.

Ngā mihi.

Video: Darryl Baser

For immediate release. 22 April 2021 

A passionate Dunedin musician is releasing his second album.

Singer songwriter Paul S Allen has been a stalwart live performer for more than 30 years in Dunedin.

Paul S Allen releases his second full album, ‘And He Flies’ on May 14, 2021. 

And He Flies is a ten song album which as a followup to his 2019 album “Stay”.

“The album takes the listener on a searching musical journey.” Paul Allen said.

A multi-instrumentalist Paul S Allen arranged and plays every instrument on And He Flies.

“The album’s title track is the seventh song on the album, which is closed off with Hold Me Close” he said.

With Allen’s reflective lyric style, his original songs are from the heart and soul drawing on observations of the world around him.

English born, but now is a proud Kiwi, he’s also a passionate supporter of the Dunedin music scene.

Paul S Allen is celebrating the release of And He Flies with an album release event at Gallery on Blueskin in Waitati, on Friday evening, May 14th

Paul S Allen will have hard copies of And He Flies and his previous album Stay available at the release show.

Links to And He Flies will be online at Spotify, iTunes, and Bandcamp and are set to go live on May 14th.

Paul S Allen plays in Gallery on Blueskin at 6:30pm Friday 14th to celebrate the release of his second album And He Flies.

For further information contact:

Paul S Allen 

Paul S Allen & Rosa Black – Live in Waitati

The amazing Rosa Black and myself will be performing together on some songs and solo on others.

This will be a great night not to be missed

Gallery on Blueskin 1 Harvey Street, Waitati, just 15 minutes north of Dunedin City

Friday 16 April music starts at 7:00pm

Come early for a great meal and stay for an evening of wonderful music.

Facebook Page. Paul S Allen Singer/Songwriter & Photographer
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Website: www.thewaterside.co.nz
Twitter:   twitter.com/paulusthebrit 

Black Lives Matter – Dunedin NZ 14 June 2020

I Went For A Walk…

I went for a walk
Alone with my thoughts
 
No sound but the sea
and the calling of birds.
 
No city hum
No vehicle roar
 
Just silence and peace
The world’s call to rest.

 

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