Corona SunSets Presents BOO SEEKA

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Corona SunSets Presents BOO SEEKA

Corona SunSets have had a few drinks and are in a warm and fuzzy mood, enabling Boo Seeka to head out for a whole bunch of shows where Corona are picking up the tab. Yep, for the music lover it will cost you nothing at all, other than a small part of your day.
Ahead of their gig this Friday (November 16) at Torquay’s Torquay Hotel, we sat down with one half of the Sydney electronic duo/legends, Ben Gumbleton.
“We really wanted to do this for our followers; for everybody who has been there from the beginning,” he says of the upcoming Corona Sunsets Sessions. “It’s just amazing that Corona do all these free shows so for us it was awesome to tee up with such an amazing brand and such an amazing product that we’re going to be drinking through the summer anyway. We’ve basically never done a free gig until this point so it’s our way of saying thank you to everyone who’s been buying tickets since the beginning.”
While the duo’s infectious live performance have seen sold-out headline tours and festivals in Australia (including appearances at Groovin The Moo, Splendour In The Grass, Southbound Festival, Party In The Paddock) as well abroad with tours in Europe, the UK and USA, this will be the first time the duo head down to the Coast.
“We actually haven’t done a headline of our own in Torquay. I mean we love always going back to the places that we have done, but we really love going into these little nooks and crannies that we haven’t before. Boo Seeka are always keen to go play anywhere that we can go and play to anyone that wants to listen to music.”

Boo Seeka have gone from strength to strength over the past few years, ever since the release of their debut single ‘Kingdom Leader’ back in 2015, which peaked at #6 on the Australian iTunes Electronic chart. Fast forward three whirlwind years, and Boo Seeka already have a number of singles behind them and a debut album (Never Too Soon) which stormed in at #1 on the Australian iTunes charts and scored a #8 spot in the Aria charts.
It’s only ever been onwards and upwards for the infectious duo with the boys keen to get back on the road after only a few months off.
“This year has been the first time, and the most amount of time, that we’ve had off the road since we started. Once the first song went out, we got offered a tour a week later and that was in the first two weeks of us even being a band and we haven’t stopped since,” he laughs. “We just kept going and going and going. It was basically three years of shows every week and trying to write a debut record in between touring so we really didn’t stop. It’s only really been now that we’ve been able to sit and reflect on how much we’ve done in three years because we just never had time to look back. It’s been great to sit back, look at everything we’ve done and reset and go forward with the next one.
“To be completely honest though, this tour can’t start quick enough for me; we just love it. I know there’s a lot of artists out there that don’t like touring, but honestly I would release a tour for 365 days of the year if I could; it’s so much fun. There’s nothing painful about it for me to have to wake up every day and being able to go out and put smiles on faces and have fun with people who enjoy music.”
Clear the diary, call your crew and get ready for an evening of idyllic sunsets, pulsating synth sounds and icy cold Coronas this Friday at Torquay Hotel.
The only thing you really need to think about is whether you want your Corona with Lemon or Lime, but if you’re like Ben, you’re happy either way: “I’m a bit of a swinger when it comes to lemon and lime, I can swing both ways…”