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Artist Profile - Ziggy Alberts

In Brief

  • Singer/Songwriter
  • Coastal folk
  • 23 years old
  • Australian
  • Independent Label & Distribution

Spotify Summary      

  • 65  million total streams
  • 610,000+ monthly listeners

Recent Tours (2016-2017):

  • 5 capital city shows Australia
  • 25+ shows around Europe
  • 50 shows around Australia

Ziggy’s Story

Ziggy Alberts is a coastal folk singer/ songwriter, free-surfer & environmental enthusiast from the East Coast of Australia.

Picking up a guitar for the first time in 2011, Ziggy immediately took to storytelling through his music and has since developed a standout independent career grown initially on busking, house shows and all-ages events. 

After the success of his 2016 Australian regional ‘Start Over Summer Tour’ tour of 51 shows from East coast to West, followed by his 11 country ‘Tell Me’ 2017 European Tour, this independent folk musician is pushing the boundaries and expectations of unsigned artists.

Entirely self-funded and independent, Ziggy has released an impressive 3 records, reaching 65 million Spotify plays, 80.9 thousand followers on Instagram and consistently appears in the ‘Singer/Songwriter' charts on iTunes.

Returning home from Europe, Ziggy announced the release of his new single, Heaven, along with a capital city theatre tour around Australia for November 2017.

Following on the success of his hit single ‘Runawayand the ‘Four Feet In The Forest album which went to no.1 in the singer/songwriter charts, Ziggy’s new single ‘Heavenwas charting 1 week after release and giving fans a taste of what’s to come with his new album due for release in May 2018.

The Heaven Tour saw Ziggy performing at his biggest headline shows to date. With 4 out of 5 shows officially selling out, Ziggy proved his ability in connecting with his audience despite the growing room sizes. Imagine 2000 people singing every word to ‘Gone’, then hearing a pin drop moments later.

These 5 theatre shows will certainly be remembered by Ziggy’s fans and could not have been a more beautiful setting for Ziggy to say goodbye to live performances of his ‘Land & Sea’ tracks.

Ziggy has a range of responsible merchandise including CDs, t-shirts, bags and KeepCups.

 As at April 2018

As at April 2018

STATS | Spotify

  • 65 million streams to-date
  • 610k+ monthly listeners

Top 10 Cities (Monthly Listeners)

Rank City/Country Montly Listeners
1 Melbourne, Aus 24.2K
2 Sydney, Aus 22.2K
3 Brisbane, Aus 19.7K
4 London, UK 15.6K
5 Auckland, NZ 12.9K
6 Perth, Aus 11.9K
7 Adelaide, Aus 7.9K
8 Los Angeles, USA 6.6K
9 Munich, Germany 5.6K
10 Sao Paulo, Brazil 5.5K

Top 5 Countries (Monthly Listeners)

Rank Country Montly Listeners
1 Australia 182.7K
2 United States 129.7K
3 United Kingdom 48.3K
4 Germany 42.4K
5 New Zealand 27K

Top Playlist Inclusions (Editorial Picks)

Rank Playlist Song Listeners
1 Chilled Roots Heaven 43.5K
2 Gentle Acoustic Heaven 11.8K
3 Even Flow Heaven 10.7K
4 Summer Waves Days in the Sun and Runaway 9.3K
5 Folk Pop Runaway 7.8K

STATS | Headline Tours & Performances 

Bluesfest 2018

  • 7,200 tickets sold over 5 shows
  • November  2017
  • Thebarton Theatre, Astor Theatre, Palais Theatre, QPAC Concert Hall, Enmore Theatre
  • 4 out of 5 shows officially sold out
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Heaven Australia Tour 2017
Capital city tour around release of single 'Heaven' (September 2017)

  • 7,200 tickets sold over 5 shows
  • November  2017
  • Thebarton Theatre, Astor Theatre, Palais Theatre, QPAC Concert Hall, Enmore Theatre
  • 4 out of 5 shows officially sold out

 

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Tell Me (Europe) 2017
First European tour around 'Four Feet In The Forest' EP

  • 5,000 tickets sold
  • Performances at festivals in France, Netherlands and Germany
  • June 17 to Aug 17
  • 11 countries
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Start Over Summer Tour (Australia) 2016/17
Second tour around release of EP 'Four Feet In The Forest'

  • Over 11,000 tickets sold over 51 shows
  • November 16 to March 17
  • Regional shows (100-500 cap) to city shows (500-1000cap)
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Four Feet In The Forest (Australia) 2016
First tour around release of EP 'Four Feet In The Forest' (released 9 May 2016)

  • 4,000 tickets sold over 6 shows.
  • June 16' to July 16'
  • 18+ venues only
  • 5 cities (Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth)

 

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