Monique Rhodes

 

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What an honour to be one of the only westerners to have ever performed in Bhutan!

 As published on The Bhutan Observer

Monique Rhodes to perform at Mojo

moniMonique Rhodes, a popular singer and songwriter from New Zealand, will perform at Mojo Park in Thimphu tonight.

The New Zealand-born singer, who has been living, performing and recording in Sydney, Australia, now lives in France.

Rhodes is known for her powerful voice and often compared with Sheryl Crow and Melissa Etheridge. She is also known for her melodic sensibility.

Monique has supported rock and roll legend Chuck Berry on two European tours. She has been writing and recording with members of Peter Gabriel’s band in London.

Rhodes has also performed for Dalai Lama in the south of France to the audience that included Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, French celebrities and dignitaries and members of the European royal family.

In 2010, she gained huge recognition and got nominated for New Zealander of the year for her charity works through music.

Her charity album for the Royal Plunket Society of New Zealand, Merry Christmas Baby, went platinum in New Zealand and helped create awareness about the issues of child abuse in New Zealand.

By Lobzang Yeshey

 

 
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