Tyson Smith Music

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Upcoming gigs and releases!

Tyson has a bunch of gigs coming up both solo (Shipwrecked Festival, Splore Festival, Relish Festival) and with The Electrons. Check out the gigs page for details! There is also an Electrons album in the works to be released in 2021 as well as some more solo recordings. Stayed tuned!

New single "The Wild" out now!

A part of his live set for the past couple of years, Tyson produced "The Wild" D.I.Y-style at home using various gadgets in his collection. The song is available on Spotify, Youtube and other usual places.

Mundi album out now!

Mundi is Tyson's sister Tamara's group, showcasing her compositions with various world music influences. Tyson produced the new album "A Pale Blue Dot" and also plays guitar on it alongside Darren Mathiassen (drums), Johnny Lawrence (bass) and others. Available to stream & download in the usual places.

2018 South Island Gigs

Tyson will be performing 2 shows in the South Island in Nelson and Golden Bay on June 22nd and 23rd. See gigs page for details.


Solo Hastings Gig

Tyson will be performing a solo gig at Common Room in Hastings on Friday July 28th.

South Island Gigs

Tyson will be performing 2 shows in the South Island in Nelson and Golden Bay on March 31st and April 1st. See gigs page for details.

Solo set

Tyson will be doing a solo set at Meow on Thursday June 2nd opening for the "Aleister James Incident" - a project of ex-Wellingtonian guitarist/singer Al Campbell, now based in Melbourne.

Tyson Smith Group in Nelson & Golden Bay

Tyson, Rick Cranson and Ed Zuccollo will be performing 2 shows in the South Island in Nelson and Golden Bay on April 15th and 16th. See gigs page for details.

Mundi Duo & Newtown Festival

This weekend my talented sister Tamara and I will be playing in Nelson and Golden Bay then i'll be playing with my trio at the Newtown Festival! See the Gigs page for details.

Happy New Year!

There are already some exciting gigs on the cards for 2016, including slots at The Newtown Festival, Cubadupa, Tora Tora Tora and Homegrown. Keep an eye on the gig page. Some new tracks will emerge at some point too all going well.. Yeehah!

Sanctuary Sounds Festival

Tyson Smith Group confirmed to play Sanctuary Sounds Festival in Hawke's Bay. Details here.

22 September - Tyson Smith & Ed Zuccollo

On October 17th Tyson will be performing with Ed Zuccollo at Poquito Bar in Wellington. The pair were well received when they toured the top of the South Island earlier this year and this will be their first duo performance in Wellington. Free entry!

8 September - Gig next week!

Next Thursday, September 17th: Tyson Smith Group @ The Rogue & Vagabond in Wellington. Here's the facebook event if you're into that kind of thing.

28 July - Upcoming Gig

Coming up at MEOW in Wellington on Friday August 14th: the Tyson Smith Group with support from Hart & Wells. Here's the facebook event if you want to spread the word!

14 July - Another clip

Here's a little clip of an acoustic instrumental from a gig at Le Cafe in picton back in May Click here

27 May - Live Video

To watch a compilation of clips from Tyson Smith Group's performance at Wellington Botanical Gardens earlier this year click here.

Guitar Lessons

Tyson is available for one-on-one guitar lessons in Wellington City or via skype. Lessons can cover practical, theory, improvisation & composition in a range of styles. Contact Tyson directly at the email address here for more details.