new song series 'songs of isolation'

A weekly song release of music to soothe and to inspire. Find out more here.

Introducing the new 'Full Bloom Bundle'! 

Love adorning your home with beautiful artwork? Love to bathe your soul in heartfelt music?

We have just the perfect thing for you!

The new FULL BLOOM BUNDLE includes:

  • The 'When I Am Gone' CD (released 2018), worth $20.
  • The 'Back Where We Started' CD (released 2020), worth $20.
  • The official Marina Bloom 'Russian Doll' illustrated cotton tea-towel, worth $20.

On sale now for just $50! (Saving you $10).

Support independent New Zealand music and get yours today! 

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'Let's Pretend' new single with an edge! 

This week Marina Bloom released the 6th and final track in the 'Songs of Isolation' series with a new music video called 'Let's Pretend'. 

It is a story of passion and dance, darkness, playing in the shadows and rhythmical soundscapes. 

The lyrics are a more controversial offering than Marina's usually family-friendly content, but she felt it important to acknowledge her more adult side:

"Everyone has a darker side, even if they don't show it to the world - we all like a bit of excitement every now and…

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A country-rock hoedown for lockdown! 

Singer-songwriter Marina Bloom has released the latest track in the Songs of Isolation series on May 1st. 

The lyrics, written almost a decade ago, are penned by longtime songwriting partner Michael Davis. The words are a reflection of the thoughts of his then-teenage daughter, Sabina, whom the song is dedicated to. 

Presented with the lyrics seven years later, Marina was inspired to write a pop-country tune. It was decided to not release the song lest it labels her as a solely country music artist, 

"I…

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New song 'Alabama Nights' out now! 

As quarantine continues, so does the 'Songs of Isolation' series. This weekend saw the release of 'Alabama Nights' the lyric video. 

When you listen to it, you'll notice at once the soft piano and lilting voice. The song is reminiscent of a romance that didn't make it but left a pleasant memory anyway. 

Michael Davis, the penman, loves a good American place name, you'll catch many throughout this song. 

With the band, this song takes on a rockier vibe which you'll have to hear once quarantine is over with…

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'Any God Will Do’ new release in the Songs of Isolation series! 

With music by Marina Bloom and Jacob O'Callaghan and lyrics by Michael Davis, 'Any God Will Do’ is Marina’s next release in her Songs of Isolation series. It follows on from the single ‘A Long Way from Home’. 

Marina Bloom is best known for her album “Back Where We Started” which debuted on the New Zealand Charts at number 16 and her nation-wide tour at the beginning of this year.  

While Marina says she is missing going out and performing across the country she is using this time to good use by writing and…

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Previous events

Back Where We Started - NZ Tour 2020

Globe Theatre , Palmerston North

All ages, licensed - $20 per ticket.

Back Where We Started - NZ Tour 2020

Raumati Social Club, Kapiti

All ages, $20 per ticket.

Back Where We Started - NZ Tour 2020

Third Eye, Wellington

R18, $20 per ticket

Back Where We Started - NZ Tour 2020

Nivara Lounge, Hamilton

R18, $20 per ticket.

Spring Slavic Festival 2019

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Greerton Community Hall, 1263 Cameron Rd, Tauranga

Polish Community Trust BOP and NZ Russian Speaking Community Trust BOP came together to organise an event showcasing as many Slavic groups and individuals to enable us to showcase art and culture as well as food of the many nationalities living now in New Zealand. Event details: https://www.facebook.com/events/greerton-community-hall/spring-slavic-festival-2019/2093259717645049/ Tickets: FREE!

An Afternoon in Bloom

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Te Atatu Boat Club, 32 Bridge Ave, Te Atatu South,, Auckland

Marina will be performing an intimate stripped-back set including brand new material from the new album as well as fan favourites including ‘Heroes’, ‘Seven Seas’ and recent singles ‘Flying’ and ‘Not Another Ballad’–which each received accolades in the Unsigned Only & Song of the Year competitions. Described as ‘World Melodic Pop’, Marina Bloom’s heart-felt music is a broad mix of pop, country, soft rock, electro-dance and ethnic–with the weaving of her Russian culture into her music making it spell-binding to witness. Marina Bloom’s velvetine vocals and heart-warming melodies make for a truly unforgettable experience in the live setting that is not to be missed. With special guest Andrew McLennan. The venue has fabulous playground facilities, plenty of space and parking. Perfect to bring your family. Light food and drinks are available on premises.

Russian Day in Howick 2019

near the NZ Post shop., Picton Street, Howick, Auckland

Did you know a large Russian community makes Howick home? There's a Russian Day coming up on 2 November in Picton Street near the NZ Post shop. Put the date in your calendar and join in the festivities. All ages, fun for the whole family!

Annual Russian Cultural Festival

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St Patrick's College,, 581 Evans Bay Parade, Kilbirnie,, Wellington

Wellington Russian Club warmly invites you to experience the richness of Russian and neighboring cultures. This 15th Folklore Festival brings together the many different cultures to enjoy and share with you their traditional heritage. Come and try a big variety of Russian traditional food. Enjoy richness of Russian art and craft. https://www.facebook.com/events/2275063212562693/ $5 entry, pay at the event.

Women About Sound Presents...

The Wine Cellar, St Kevin's Arcade, 183 Karangahape Road, , Auckland

Tickets · $10 door sales only. Women about Sound presents a night of fabulous performers

With: The cinematic folk of Henika The sultry electronic pop soul of ABBIE Straight from the heart Marina Bloom Music Piano playing soul Dani

Women About Sound aims to encourage the development of a thriving diverse music community for women/transwomen/non binary in New Zealand.

Marina Bloom - The Night To Remember

Anthology Lounge, Karangahape Road, Auckland

Marina Bloom is thrilled to treat her fans to a two-hour show in the heart of Auckland city. Performing all of her most-loved songs from her debut album “When I Am Gone” as well as fresh, unreleased creations.

Longtime fans treasure Marina's unique ability to harness a wide variety of genres. Though her mainstay is pop, soft rock and country; Marina has also turned her versatile song-crafting skills to Russian pop, house, techno and jazz tunes. Come enjoy this intimate evening to be immersed in Marina's heartfelt songs, soulful vocals and skilled band. Check out Marina’s music on YouTube and Spotify.

Mar8

Marina Bloom at Tasca

Tasca, 25 Nuffield St, Newmarket, Auckland

Marina will be doing a little set of covers - English and Russian alongside a wonderful duo - Jamma Kogon and Sergei Guliaev. You need to book a table at this place. This is a celebration of the International Women's day.

Marina Bloom and Moving Stuff

The Vic, 48 Victoria Road, Devonport, Auckland

After the success of her album When I am Gone, hailed as "A must-have-album of the year" by RadioNZ host Phil O'Brien, and her recent music video The Tree, Marina Bloom is back with her band to present to you her old and new songs. Book now to get your ticket.

If you would like to book tickets for Gold card members or children (8-14 y.o.) please go to the Vic theatre website https://www.thevic.co.nz/movie/marina-bloom--moving-stuff

Special Anzac Day Concert

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Private residence, Waikanae

Come to enjoy an afternoon of beautiful songs by a European-born Auckland singer-songwriter Marina Bloom. Seating is limited. Private residence, indoor event. Refreshments provided. Once you purchase the ticket, we will email you the exact address of the location.