Michael Bolton Announces Auckland Concert

Posted: Thursday 29 January 2015

Grammy legend Michael Bolton will perform one New Zealand concert this May at Auckland's ASB Theatre.With album sales topping 53 million, he will be performing all of the best-loved songs during his set, including the hits How Am I Supposed To Live Without You?, Love & Tenderness, To Love Somebody and Reach Out I'll Be There.A prolific songwriter, Michael has written for ... Read more

What's On This Weekend 30 January-1 February

Posted: Thursday 29 January 2015

This weekend, don't miss Misty Mountain Hop in Lower Hutt, Heart, Foreigner & Three Dog Night in Queenstown, Eclipse - Pink Floyd Tribute in Havelock North, Shakespeare's Twelfth Night in Wellington, the Southland Buskers Festival in Invercargill, Bike Week or the Highlands Festival of Speed in Cromwell, Rocket Day in Huntly, Angus & Julia Stone in Christchurch, ... Read more

Ciara Announces Wellington Concert

Posted: Wednesday 28 January 2015

RnB superstar Ciara will be in NZ in a few weeks for a concert at Porirua's Te Rauparaha Arena.The singer, who is best known for the hits '1,2 Step', 'Body Party', and 'Ride' has just released the lead single 'I Bet' from the upcoming album Jackie, which she will be previewing at next month's concert.Ciara is as well known for her vocal ability as she is for her dance moves and local ... Read more

Chelsea Jade for the Light Show Open Late

Posted: Tuesday 27 January 2015

Each month as part of The Light Show, the Auckland Art Gallery has an Open Late evening, where the general public has a rare opportunity to view the exhibition after hours, with George FM DJ's and a live band providing the soundtrack for the event. Next Tuesday Chelsea Jade will get her chance to perform in the magnificent atrium, bringing her brand of ethereal, sassy ... Read more

Great North Win Folk Tui

Posted: Tuesday 27 January 2015

Great North has won the 2015 Tui award for Best Folk Album for their 2014 release, Up in Smoke.This is the second time the five-piece band has received the acolade, having also won in 2013 for their previous album Halves.The winner was announced over the weekend at the Auckland Folk Festival in Kumeu. The other nominees were Flip Grater for Pigalle and Rachel Dawick for ... Read more

WOMAD Festival Releases Timetable

Posted: Tuesday 27 January 2015

The schedule for WOMAD Festival has been released, so you can start planning your weekend now.Headlining the Friday night will be folk legend Richard Thompson & The Electric Trio, with Rufus Wainwright performing his Best Of show performs on the main stage on Saturday night as does Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club as they make their first ever appearance exclusively at WOMAD NZ 2015. ... Read more

Q&A: Anika Moa for the Winery Tour

Posted: Friday 23 January 2015

The annual Winery Tour is kicking off in Tauranga tomorrow, with Dave Dobbyn, Don McGlashan, Supergroove and Anika Moa headlining. From there, the tour will stop off in eight other locations, performing at some of the most picturesque vineyards around the country. We caught up with Anika Moa, Queen of the Winery Tour (official title), for a quick chat about the shows, where she will be debuting ... Read more

What's On This Weekend 23-25 January

Posted: Friday 23 January 2015

This weekend, don't miss the ENZED Stadium Jetsprints in Mt Maunganui, the Auckland Folk Festival, the Auckland Seafood Festival, the final weekend of the Akaroa Music Festival, Evolve Festival in Nelson, Heart, Foreigner & Three Dog Night in Taupo or Whitianga, the Bridge Pa Wine Festival in Hastings, the Bannockburn Music Festival in Cromwell, My Baby in ... Read more

Laneway Festival 2015 Releases Timetable

Posted: Thursday 22 January 2015

With only four sleeps left until Laneway Festival kicks off at Silo Park, today organisers have released the day's timetable and site map.This year there will be four stages - Mysterex Stage, Hey Seuss Stage, Cactus Cat Stage and the Thunderdome, with Auckland band Princess Chelsea starting the day's proceedings on the Hey Suess Stage at midday. Belle & Sebastian, Little ... Read more

Billy T Nominees Announce Showcase Evening

Posted: Tuesday 20 January 2015

The nominees for the 2015 Billy T awards will be given an early chance to showcase their comedic wit this Waitangi weekend at Q Theatre.2013 Billy T award winner Rose Matafeo will host the evening, where each of the nominees Eli Matthewson, Hamish Parkinson, Matt Stellingwerth, Nic Sampson and Tim Batt will do a stand-up routine.Last year's winner Guy Montgomery will be ... Read more

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