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

Elton John Announces Wellington Concert

Posted: Monday 1 September 2014

Rocket Man Elton John will perform one show at Wellington's Westpac Stadium in November next year.The Follow the Yellow Brick Road tour will see the singer embark on a world tour to celebrate the 40th anniversary of his iconic album Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, which was remastered and re-released this year.The concert will also feature classic hits from throughout Elton John's ... Read more

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

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