What's On This Weekend 17-19 October

Posted: Thursday 16 October 2014

This weekend, don't miss NZ Opera's Don Giovanni in Wellington, Colour Dash in Palmerston North, the CanSurf Motorcycle Rally in Waihi Beach, NZSO's Bold Worlds in Hamilton or Auckland, Devilskin in Te Awamutu, ATC's Sons in Mangere, The Irish Rovers in Invercargill or Dunedin, Tiki Taane in ... Read more

Odesza Announce Auckland Gig

Posted: Tuesday 14 October 2014

Seattle production duo Odesza are heading to New Zealand for one show at Auckland's King's Arms.Odesza is Harrison Mills (aka Catacombkid) and Clayton Knight (BeachesBeaches), two friends who met while studing at Western Washington University. Apearing on the scene in 2012, the pair quickly carved out a distinctive sound. Known for creating instrumental hip hop, their songs often feature ... Read more

Brooke Fraser Announces New Zealand Tour

Posted: Tuesday 14 October 2014

Kiwi pop singer/songwriter Brooke Fraser is heading out on tour to celebrate the release of her fourth album Brutal Romantic.It will be Fraser's first New Zealand tour since 2011 and she is making up for lost time by performing in ten cities around the country - everywhere from Auckland to Invercargill.That's not to say Fraser hasn't been busy in the intervening years, of course. Writing ... Read more

Hurray for the Riff Raff Announce Auckland Concert

Posted: Monday 13 October 2014

New Orleans-based Americana group Hurray for the Riff Raff has announced a one-off show at Vector Arena's Tuning Fork this November.Led by Alynda Lee Segarra, Hurray for the Riff Raff are one of the most exciting up-and-coming Americana bands, receiving a nomination for Emerging Artist of the Year by the Americana Association and their new album Home Town Heroes lauded by ... Read more

Ed Sheeran Adds Extra Auckland Date

Posted: Monday 13 October 2014

After his concerts in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch all sold out in a matter of minutes, Ed Sheeran has added a second Auckland date to his New Zealand tour.The second Auckland concert will take place on Sunday 12th April, and tickets are already selling fast.Sheeran has been a completely solo act for the entirety of his career, whether he is performing ... Read more

Michael Palin Announces Auckland Show

Posted: Monday 13 October 2014

Monty Python star Michael Palin will be performing at Auckland's Aotea Centre in support of the release of volume three of his diaries: Travelling to Work 1988-1998.The new book will feature prominently in Michael Palin - Live on Stage. Travelling to Work 1988-1998 sees Palin recount the period of his life that began with filming the BBC's Around the World in Eighty Days ... Read more

Mike Nock and Jennine Bailey to Headline Queenstown JazzFest

Posted: Friday 10 October 2014

Legendary New Zealand jazz pianist, composer and bandleader Mike Nock and acclaimed Christchurch jazz and blues songstress Jennine Bailey will headline this year’s annual Queenstown Jazzfest to be staged this Labour Weekend.Held over Labour weekend each year, Queenstown JazzFest is Queenstown's major springtime annual event and hosts some of the finest Jazz artists in a celebration ... Read more

Clap Clap Riot and Buzz Moller to Embark on New Zealand Tour

Posted: Friday 10 October 2014

Clap Clap Riot are heading out on tour again this month, and this time they're taking along their mate Buzz Moller along for the ride.The tour will celebrate the release of Clap Clap Riot and Moller's new collaborative single Back into Your Life, as well as the new video for CCR's Sweet Patricia.Buzz Moller, of indie-pop band Voom, will be playing a set of brand new solo material before ... Read more

Rufus Wainwright and Youssou N'Dour to Play WOMAD

Posted: Friday 10 October 2014

WOMAD festival has announced Rufus Wainwright and Youssou N'Dour will perform at the 2015 event, in their first lineup reveal. Rufus Wainwright, from Canada is "A genuine original, and one of the great male vocalists and songwriters of his generation. Sharp, erudite, emotional and dexterous as a singer, pianist and guitarist." Wainwright has visited New Zealand a ... Read more

Ghostface Killah Announces Northern Bass Sideshows

Posted: Friday 10 October 2014

Ghostface Killah has announced he will be performing two sideshows over the Christmas/New Year-period while he is in the country for New Years festival Northern Bass. The Wu-Tang Clan rapper will perform in Wellington and Queenstown before heading north to Mangawhai, where he will take to the stage at the dance and bass music festival.The announcement comes on ... Read more

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