What's On This Weekend 29-31 May

Thursday 28 May 2015

This weekend, don't miss NZ Opera's La Cenerentola (Cinderella) in Auckland, The Feelers in Greymouth, Queenstown or Christchurch, Katchafire in Mt Maunganui, Trinity Roots in Raglan, Whirimako Black in Raglan, the NZ Steampunk Festival in Oamaru, Hui in the Nui in Lower Hutt, Cornerstone Roots in Wellington or New Plymouth, the Architecture & Design ... Read more

UB40 Red Red Wine Vineyard Tour Auckland Show Announced

Thursday 28 May 2015

UB40, featuring the original members Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey Virtue, will be returning to New Zealand in early 2016 for their first ever vineyard tour. Four stunning venues were announced last week, with the Hawkes Bay concert selling out in only 3 and-a-half hours. Due to high demand across the country, organisers are pleased to announce the addition of an Auckland show. Read more

Tami Neilson Wins Best Country Music Album

Wednesday 27 May 2015

Tami Neilson’s Dynamite! won Best Country Music Album at the weekend's New Zealand Country Music Awards. It is the fourth time she has won the Tui for Best Country Music Album.Kaylee Bell and Jared Porter took home the award for Best County Music Song for their song 'Pieces'.In 2014, Bell won the award for Best Country Music Album for her release Heart First.The New ... Read more

Lauryn Hill, Miguel, Blackstar added to Soulfest Lineup

Wednesday 27 May 2015

Neo-soul icon Lauryn Hill, R&B star Miguel and reunited hip-hop duo Black Star are the latest additions to Soulfest, joining an already stellar lineup.Nine-time Grammy-nominated singer and Kendrick Lamar collaborator Jazmine Sullivan is the fourth and final international act to be added to the lineup today, with the New Zealand acts to be announced within the coming weeks. David ... Read more

Russell Brand Announces NZ Show

Wednesday 27 May 2015

Controversial comedian Russell Brand is heading to New Zealand for one show at Vector Arena as part of his 'Trew World Order' world tour.Of the title of his show, Brand says, "We've been told freedom is the freedom to fulfill our petty desires but TREW freedom is freedom FROM our petty desires."The show is "a rabble-rousing stab at creating, through the power of the crowd, a Trew World ... Read more

Jamie Lawson Announces NZ Show

Tuesday 26 May 2015

British singer-songwriter Jamie Lawson is returning to New Zealand for a one-off show at Auckland's Tuning Fork.Lawson was recently in New Zealand supporting Ed sheeran on his Australasian tour. The pair have known each other for five years and Lawson is the first artist to be signed to Sheeran's Gingerbread record label.Having first gained a #1 spot on the Irish charts with his debut ... Read more

I Am Giant Announce 'Kiss From a Ghost' Tour

Tuesday 26 May 2015

I Am Giant have announced the dates for their first New Zealand tour with new singer Ryan Redman.Redman joined the band earlier this year when longtime vocalist Ed Martin left the band to pursue a solo project.As part of the 'Kiss From a Ghost' tour, I Am Giant will be performing in Dunedin, Christchurch, Wellington, New Plymouth, Hamilton and Auckland.The band promise to play all of the fan ... Read more

Cats The Musical Returning to New Zealand

Thursday 21 May 2015

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s record-breaking musical Cats is coming to New Zealand this spring.This version of the production is staged by the same team behind the 2015 revival on London's West End - including the original creative team of Director Trevor Nunn, Choreographer & Associate Director Gillian Lynne, Set Designer John Napier and Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber.The 2015 revival also ... Read more

What's On This Weekend 22-24 May

Thursday 21 May 2015

This weekend, don't miss Trinity Roots in Whanganui or New Plymouth, Katchafire in Gisborne or Rotorua, Saturday Night Fever - The Musical in Queenstown, the Feelers in Dunedin or Timaru, Sam Hunt in Auckland, the Bluff Oyster Festival, the Christchurch Youth Orchestra, The Great NZ Food Show in Hamilton, the Country Music Awards in Gore, Songs of War & Peace ... Read more

Chris Cornell Announces Solo Acoustic Tour

Thursday 21 May 2015

Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman Chris Cornell has announced a three-date New Zealand our.He will be performing stripped-back acoustic versions of songs from his entire back catalogue including Soundgarden, Audioslave and Temple of the Dog. He will also preview tracks from his forthcoming studio album due for release this coming September.Cornell will perform in Christchurch, ... Read more

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