Marlon Williams Announces NZ Tour

Posted: Saturday 25 April 2015

Acclaimed Kiwi musician Marlon Williams is heading out on a four-date tour this June to celebrate the release of his self-titled debut album.Williams will play at the rarely used gem that is the Crystal Palace in Auckland, as well as the recently refurbished Isaac Theatre Royal in Christchurch.Joining him on tour will be his band The Yarra Benders, with support from special guest Laura ... Read more

Gin Wigmore Announces New Zealand Tour

Posted: Friday 24 April 2015

Gin Wigmore will celebrate the release of her third studio album with shows in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.'Blood to Bone' is due for release on Friday 26th June and she will head out on tour the following week, starting in Auckland.The first single from the album, New Rush, has been described as "charges like a bull out of the gate, with its thunderous beats and Wigmore’s ... Read more

Shihad to Celebrate 20th Anniversary of 'Killjoy' with Powerstation Concert

Posted: Friday 24 April 2015

Shihad will celebrate the 20th anniversary of their seminal album 'Killjoy' with a one-off event at the Powerstation.The album will be performed in its entirety, and a remastered deluxe edition of the album with bonus tracks will be released to coincide with the anniversary.'Killjoy' was the band's first album to be certified gold and won Best Rock Album at the NZ Music Awards.Tickets ... Read more

Don McGlashan Announces Album Release Tour

Posted: Thursday 23 April 2015

Don McGlashan has announced a national tour in support of his latest album, 'Lucky Stars'.Hitting the road this June and July, McGlashan will perform in 12 centres around the country, from Auckland to Dunedin.'Lucky Stars' was released on April 17th and features contributions from former Mutton Birds bandmate David Long, Phoenix Foundation drummer Chris O’Connor ... Read more

Jakob Awarded 2015 Taite Music Prize

Posted: Monday 20 April 2015

Napier prog-rock band Jakob has won the 2015 Taite Music Prize for the album 'Sines'.The recipient of the award, which aims to recognise creativity in New Zealand music, was chosen by members of Independent Music New Zealand and a select panel of judges.Pennie Black, a member of the 2015 judging panel, commented: “Jakob produced a beautiful, thought provoking album. Listening to Sines, ... Read more

Trinity Roots Announces New Zealand Tour

Posted: Monday 20 April 2015

Trinity Roots are heading out on a national tour this May and June to celebrate the release of 'Citizen', their first album since 2004's 'Home, Land and Sea'.The soul and reggae band will perform in 14 centres around New Zealand, closing the tour with a homecoming show at Wellington's San Fran on Saturday 20th June.'Citizen' is a "snapshot of the band’s progression and development since ... Read more

Singin' in the Rain - Auckland Season Extended

Posted: Friday 17 April 2015

Due to overwhelming demand, an additional week of performances has been added to the Auckland season of the West End stage spectacular, Singin' in the Rain. Tickets for the extra week will go on sale Friday 17 April at 5pm. This will include eight performances from Tuesday 19 May through to Sunday 24 May, with no additional extensions possible. Singin' in the Rain opened in ... Read more

Eventfinda Overwhelmed by Darts Fans

Posted: Wednesday 15 April 2015

The Auckland Darts Masters, which will be held August 28 - 30 at Trusts Arena in Henderson, went on sale Wednesday morning and the response was overwhelming. The Eventfinda site was temporarily stalled due to the huge number of ticket purchasers trying to buy simultaneously, causing delays for many customers. Read more

Music Managers Awards Finalists Announced

Posted: Wednesday 15 April 2015

Managers for Lorde, Broods and Devilskin are among the finalists at this year's MMF Music Managers Awards.Last year's big winner Scott Machlaclan is once again nominated for Manager of the Year and International Achievement for his work with Lorde, Sol3 Mio, Thomston, Mt Eden and Parson James. Also nominated for Manager of the Year is James Southgate (Blacklistt, Devilskin, The Feelers, ... Read more

Comedian Beth Stelling Announces NZ Tour Dates

Posted: Monday 13 April 2015

Rising comedy star Beth Stelling will be performing two shows in New Zealand in July.Named as one of Vulture's "Comedians You Should Know in 2015", Stelling's inherently likable demeanour makes for a hilarious contrast with her acerbic wit.A product of the Chicago stand-up scene, Stelling has appeared on Conan and Chelsea Lately, has written for Comedy Central and MTV and released her ... Read more

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