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  • Australia’s DJ Duo ‘Bonka’ & International Songstress Luciana


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    Release brand new single: ‘be alive’ + bonka national tour!!

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    Title: Be Alive

     Artist: Bonka & Luciana

     Release date: Thursday 7 june, 2018

     Label: Catch

    Aussie artists

    •Bonka aka The Kings of Mash-Ups

    •Bonka produce a monthly show called: ‘Let’s Go Bonkas’

    #1 iTunes Dance Podcast (Peak Position) in Australia

    •Artist’s supporting Bonka’s tunes include: Tiësto, The Chainsmokers, Timmy Trumpet, Deorro, Tujamo, Tommy Trash, TJR and more

    •Luciana the Hit making British singer/songwriter has featured on tracks such as: Yeah Yeah – Bodyrox, Come on Girl – Taio Cruz, I Like That – Static Revenger & Richard Vission, Cupid Boy – Kylie Minogue (co-writer), I’m Still Hot – Luciana, Gorilla – Will Sparks & Tyron Hapi, to name a few

    •Bonka’s debut single: ‘Can’t Stop’ with Whiskey Pete reached Top 10 on iTunes & the ARIA Club Chart

    •Second single: ‘Like This’ with David Puentez reached #3 on the ARIA Club Chart & #6 Beatport Big Room Chart

    •Third single: ‘Killa’ feat J-Trick reached #2 on the ARIA Club Chart

    •Bonka kick off their Australian ‘Be Alive’ Tour this June (see dates below), with Europe & Asia to follow

     

    ‘Be Alive’ Australian Tour Dates:

    09TH JUNE - CANDYS APARTMENT, SYDNEY

    15TH JUNE - SANDSTONE POINT HOTEL, BRIBIE ISLAND

    16TH JUNE - IPSWICH CUP FESTIVAL, IPSWICH

    16TH JUNE - COFFS HOTEL, COFFS HARBOUR

    22ND JUNE - CRITERION, SINGLETON

    23RD JUNE - CANDYS TAKEOVER, BELMORE

    30TH JUNE - WHO SAID FESTIVAL, CAIRNS

    06TH JULY - EATONS HILL HOTEL, BRISBANE

    07TH JULY - WHO SAID FESTIVAL, TOWNSVILLE

    14TH JULY - WHO SAID FESTIVAL, ROCKHAMPTON

    20TH JULY - KING ST, NEWCASTLE

    21ST JULY - RIVAZ HOTEL, RENMARK

    27TH JULY - GOULBURN WORKERS CLUB, GOULBURN

    28TH JULY - CRITERION HOTEL, MARYBOROUGH

    04TH AUGUST - HQ COMPLEX, ADELAIDE

    11TH AUGUST - SHOOTERS NIGHTCLUB, GOLD COAST

     + EUROPE DATES TO BE ANNOUCED

    For More info, go to:

    https://www.bonka.com.au

    https://www.facebook.com/bonkaofficial

    https://www.instagram.com/bonkaofficial

    https://twitter.com/bonka_official

    Edited by Nordic-By-Nature




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