Gary Clark Jr Announces New Zealand Tour

Posted: Thursday 20 November 2014

Austin-based blues musician Gary Clark Jr. is heading to New Zealand for three concerts in March.Described as "the past and future of blues", Clark combines his deep blues influence with hip-hop and contemporary soul music. His major label debut album Blak and Blu features the Grammy-award-winning track 'Please Come Home'. This was followed up by a live album, titled simply ... Read more

What's On This Weekend 21-23 November

Posted: Thursday 20 November 2014

This weekend, don't miss Are You Being Served in Christchurch, Trinity Roots in Paraparaumu or Wellington, Mick Flannery and John Spillane in Dunedin or Christchurch, the Manawatu Sinfonia Spring Concert in Palmerston North, the Queenstown International Marathon, Fatai in Auckland, Deb Webber in Hanmer ... Read more

Frank Turner & the Sleeping Souls Announce NZ Tour

Posted: Wednesday 19 November 2014

While in Australia for Bluesfest, folk-punk musician Frank Turner has announced a series of sideshows, which include two dates in New Zealand.With his band the Sleeping Souls, Frank Turner will perform in Auckland and Wellington.Following the demise of Million Dead, the hardcore band he fronted nearly 10 years ago, Turner went solo, experimenting with a more folk-driven sound. It was his ... Read more

Save the Date: Coca-Cola Christmas in the Park

Posted: Wednesday 19 November 2014

With Christmas a little over a month away, the social calendar is quickly filling up with end-of-year parties and perhaps the biggest of them all, Coca-Cola Christmas in the Park, has just announced its dates and headliners for 2014.The Christchurch Christmas in the Park will take place on Saturday 29th November at Hagley Park, while the Auckland event will be held at the Domain on ... Read more

The Black Seeds, Katchafire to Play Reggae by the River

Posted: Tuesday 18 November 2014

Following the hugely successful inagural event earlier this year, Taupo's Reggae by the River is back for a second time, and will be headlined by The Black Seeds and Katchafire.The two dub and roots bands will be joined by Sons of Zion and ManaLion.Earlybird tickets are available now from Eventfinda.Reggae by the River featuring The Black Seeds, Katchafire, Sons of Zion ... Read more

Music at Matua Announces Lineup

Posted: Tuesday 18 November 2014

Fly My Pretties, Estère and The Nudge will headline next year's Music at Matua concert in Auckland.Set in the picturesque surrounds of the Matua Valley (just 30 minutes west of Auckland), the event will see an exclusive performance from Fly My Pretties led by Barnaby Weir who has once again assembled 15 of New Zealand's most talented musicians. The band will perform ... Read more

David Gray Announces New Zealand Tour

Posted: Monday 17 November 2014

'Babylon' singer David Gray has announced three New Zealand dates to follow his appearance at Byron Bay Bluesfest.Gray will be performing in Wellington, Auckland and Christchurch in support of his tenth studio album Mutineers. His 1998 breakthrough album White Ladder has sold 10million copies, and remains the highest-selling album in Ireland.Tickets go on ... Read more

Interview: Manchester Orchestra

Posted: Friday 14 November 2014

Atlanta, Georgia indie rock band Manchester Orchestra are heading to Auckland next week to perform at the Powerstation in support of their recent album Cope. Released in February this year, the band also decided to release a reworked, stripped-down version of it, which resulted in an album called Hope. Eventfinda caught up with lead guitarist Robert McDowell to talk about recording these ... Read more

Xavier Rudd Announces Auckland Concert

Posted: Friday 14 November 2014

Australian multi-instrumentalist and surfer-dude Xavier Rudd has announced a one-off show at Auckland's Powerstation this summer.For the first time in New Zealand, Rudd will be performing as a three-piece band, alongside South Africa’s finest bassist, Uncle Tio (Lucky Dube/Inzitaba) and percussion power-house Bobby Alu.Rudd regularly performs in New Zealand - in 2013 ... Read more

Andrew Fagan New Zealand Tour

Posted: Thursday 13 November 2014

Andrew Fagan has announced a nine-date New Zealand tour in celebration of his new EP, Ancestor.The tour starts in Auckland on December 12th, exactly 30 years to the day since The Mockers classic single Forever Tuesday Morning reached No 2 in the NZ charts; the same year (1984) their debut album Swear It's True went Top 5.Touring with his band The People, Fagan will be performing ... Read more

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