Interview: Wagons

Posted: Friday 29 August 2014

Henry Wagons is the bandleader of Wagons, an alt-country band out of Melbourne that knows a thing or two about putting on high-energy, chaotic rock n roll shows. Their latest album, Acid Rain and Sugar Cain, was produced by the legendary Mick Harvey (Birthday Party, The Bad Seeds), and sees the band returning to Auckland for two shows this weekend. Eventfinda caught up with him on the eve of his ... Read more

What's On This Weekend 29-31 August

Posted: Thursday 28 August 2014

This weekend, don't miss Mi-Sex in Dunedin or Wellington, Gay Ski Week in Queenstown, Cat On a Hot Tin Roof in Christchurch, Daffodil Day in Blenheim, Goodbye My Feleni in Auckland, The Menagerie in Wellington, Munted in Gore, Arrowtown or Invercargill, the Dunedin Scottish Festival, Dave Graney in ... Read more

Sydney Dance Company Presents 2 One Another

Posted: Wednesday 27 August 2014

Sydney Dance Company are bringing their production 2 One Another to Auckland's ASB Theatre for a four-night run.The contemporary dance company has not performed in Auckland in 10 years, and return with a new Artistic Director, Rafael Bonachela, who has been with the company for five years. Set against a pixelated backdrop, 2 One Another explores the couple (2), the individual ... Read more

Rhythm and Alps Releases Day Schedule

Posted: Wednesday 27 August 2014

Rhythm and Vines' southern sister festival Rhythm and Alps has released its day schedule, and added new acts to its lineup.Shapeshifter, Chet Faker, DC Breaks and Mad Professor will be headlining the festival on New Years Eve, while Bastille, Zane Lowe and Just Blaze are headlining on December 30th.Local acts rounding out the lineup are Eastern Bloc, Bailey Wiley x Raiza Biza, Arma ... Read more

Cypress Hill Joins Raggamuffin Lineup

Posted: Tuesday 26 August 2014

Iconic American hip-hop group Cypress Hill will be performing at reggae festival Raggamuffin, which is now taking place in Auckland at Trusts Arena.The 'Insane in the Brain' rappers will join fellow US hip-hop legend Ice Cube and British reggae royalty UB40 as headliners for the festival. The three founding members of UB40 (Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey Virtue) have reunited and ... Read more

Going Global Music Summit Auckland Complete Lineup

Posted: Tuesday 26 August 2014

PRESS RELEASE:Going Global Music Summit 2014 - What you need to know before you go. The Going Global Music Summit 2014 is proud to announce the full Conference Programme, and in addition to the already announced speakers, we are welcoming the final round of speakers for Going Global this year:  - Craig Pearce, Triple M Management (NZ) - Vicky Blood, NZ Music Commission Board ... Read more

Sugar Man Rodriguez Returns for NZ Tour

Posted: Tuesday 26 August 2014

The star of Oscar winning documentary Searching for Sugar Man is playing two shows in New Zealand this October.Folk-rock singer-songwriter Rodriguez will be performing at The Opera House in Wellington and Aotea Theatre in Auckland.Sixto Rodriguez has seen a recent surge in popularity following the 2012 documentary, which looked at his beginnings as a musician in the ... Read more

Art in the Dark Returns to Auckland

Posted: Monday 25 August 2014

Western Park will once again be lit up this Spring by the free public light festival Art in the Dark.Now in its fifth year, 2014's theme is 'Out of Nothing', with artists given free reign to interpret it as they wish. A few artists have already confirmed their participation, including Craig Neilson and Reza Fuard whose work is, "a cubic window to a world of seemingly infinite proportions ... Read more

Southern Fork Americana Festival Auckland

Posted: Friday 22 August 2014

Justin Townes Earle, Ryan Bingham and Robert Ellis are just a few of the big names on the bill for Vector Arena's Southern Fork Americana Festival.Taking place throughout October at Vector Arena's Tuning Fork bar/venue, the festival is a celebration of the very best of alternative country music and will also feature Johnny Frtiz, Nikki Lane, The Delines, Lindi Ortega and local ... Read more

Shapeshifter (DJ Set) and the Upbeats NZ Tour

Posted: Thursday 21 August 2014

Shapeshifter are heading out on tour around New Zealand with The Upbeats to celebrate their new collaboration..The two groups have teamed up to release an EP - SSXUB EP, featuring the first single 'Bloodstream'.Each show will see Shapeshifter behind the decks with a DJ set, with PDigsss on vocals, then The Upbeats will take to the stage, with their recently released Rituals EP ... Read more

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