Jon Toogood has called Melbourne home for the last 18 years, and it's here that he's readying his forthcoming Solo & Acoustic tour, a nine-date run that will see the Shihad frontman reduce and refine cuts from across his 10 album-strong back catalogue.
Ahead of the tour, Sam Wicks stops by the home Jon shares with his wife and young boy to find out how he's stripping back the layers of Shihad's biggest songs.
Jon Toogood acoustic dates:
WED 12 APRIL - Blue Smoke CHRISTCHURCH
SAT 15 APRIL - The Water Bar WANAKA
FRI 21 APRIL - Yot Club RAGLAN
SAT 22 APRIL - The Mayfair NEW PLYMOUTH
SUN 23 APRIL - The Waterfront Bar RAUMATI
FRI 28 APRIL - The Sawmill LEIGH
SAT 29 APRIL - The Kings Arms AUCKLAND