Jakob Announce New Zealand Album Release Tour

Posted: Wednesday 3 September 2014

Napier post-rock group Jakob are embarking on their first national tour in four years.Taking place in October to coincide with the release of their album Sines (out October 17), the tour will see Jakob playing in Napier, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin, Auckland and Leigh.Sines is their first album since 2006's Solace, and sees a return to form for ... Read more

More Queen and Adam Lambert Tickets Available

Posted: Wednesday 3 September 2014

Queen fans who missed out on tickets to their two Auckland shows with Adam Lambert can breathe a sigh of relief - a limited number of tickets have been released.These tickets include some that were being held for the artist and some for production reasons - so they will be among the best in the house.Around 200 tickets are available for both nights at Vector Arena and are ... Read more

Bryron Bay Bluesfest Announces Lineup

Posted: Tuesday 2 September 2014

The lineup for the Byron Bay Bluesfest for 2015 has been released, with the Black Keys, Alabama Shakes and Zac Brown Band billed as headlining acts.The first lineup announcement also includes Michael Franti & Spearhead, George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, Paul Kelly presents The Merri Soul Sessions feat. Dan Sultan, Kira Puru, and Vika & Linda Bull, Xavier Rudd and The United ... Read more

Kimbra Auckland Concert

Posted: Tuesday 2 September 2014

Following her recent DJ set to coincide with her new album release, Kiwi pop songstress Kimbra has announced a headlining show at Auckland's Powerstation.Winner of five Tui awards at the New Zealand Music Awards and the ARIA award for Best Female Artist two years in a row, last week Kimbra released her second album, which debuted in New Zealand and Australia at #5 in the ... Read more

Gomez's Ben Ottewell Announces New Zealand Concert

Posted: Tuesday 2 September 2014

Ben Ottewell, the singer and guitarist of English indie rock group Gomez, is due to perform a concert in Auckland this November.Ottewell will be focusing on new material from his solo album Rattlebag, which is the follow-up to his 2011 release, Shapes and Shadows.LA-based singer-songwriter Buddy will be the supporting act for Ottewell's tour.Ben Ottewell (of Gomez)Auckland - Friday ... Read more

Auckland Diwali Festival

Posted: Monday 1 September 2014

This year's Auckland Diwali Festival promises to be an enlightening experience, with celebrations taking place over the weekend of October 11-12th. The event known as the 'Festival of Lights' is an ancient Hindu festival celebrated over a night between mid-October and mid-November. Auckland's festivities give the local Indian community an opportunity to come together and celebrate ... Read more

Sola Rosa New Zealand Tour

Posted: Monday 1 September 2014

Sola Rosa are hitting the road, taking their fusion of hip-hop, jazz, reggae, latin, neo-soul and funk across New Zealand for three-dates in October and November. The band are touring to celebrate the release of their sixth album, Magnetics, and will perform in Christchurch, Wellington and Auckland. Recorded at frontman’s Andrew Spraggons studio in Avondale, Auckland, Magnetics sees ... Read more

Lorde's Dunedin Concert Sold Out

Posted: Monday 1 September 2014

Tickets for Lorde's Dunedin concert sold out in under an hour, according to the promoter.Sales for the pop star's first New Zealand tour began today at midday, with tickets being quickly snapped up by eager fans. There will be no other dates for Dunedin announced.Tickets are still available for the Christchurch, Wellington and Auckland shows.Lorde - New Zealand ... Read more

Mulholland New Zealand Tour

Posted: Monday 1 September 2014

Jol Mullholland will be touring New Zealand in support of his upcoming sophomore album, Stop and Start Again, due out this Friday, 5th September.The tour will see him performing in Wellington, Whanganui, Paekakariki, Christchurch and Dunedin. Details regarding a special Auckland gig are still to come.The prolific singer-songwriter and accomplished musician is known ... Read more

The Lemonheads New Zealand Tour

Posted: Monday 1 September 2014

Seminal '90s indie band The Lemonheads will perform in Auckland and Wellington this December, their first New Zealand shows since 2007.Forming in Boston in 1986, The Lemonheads' popularity spiked in 1992 with their first major label release with their album It's a Shame About Ray. The album features the single of the same name, and their cover of Mrs Robinson, ... Read more

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