I Am Giant and their Army

Posted: Friday 1 August 2014

You can tell a lot about a band by the kind of fans they have. There’s Beliebers, Directioners, The Beyhive… and for rock group I Am Giant, their fans call themselves the I Am Giant Army. Though the Army probably wouldn’t appreciate being compared to the fandoms of bubblegum pop stars, the level of commitment to this Kiwi-by-way-of-London band is the same kind of passionate ... Read more

What's On This Weekend 1-3 August

Posted: Thursday 31 July 2014

This weekend, don't miss The Food Show in Auckland, Katchafire in Wellington, Devilskin in Palmerston North or Wellington, State of Mind in Queenstown, Urzila Carlson in Auckland, Jumpy in Dunedin, Sarah Conlan in Christchurch, Pleasant Point or Ashburton, Ache in Christchurch, Zirka Circus in ... Read more

Rhythm and Vines First Line Up Announcement

Posted: Thursday 31 July 2014

Rhythm and Vines, New Zealand's biggest New Years festival has revealed the first acts on its lineup.Alongside Bastille, who was announced as a headliner last month - and a crossover of some of the acts playing at Rhythm and Alps including Zane Lowe, Chet Faker, Mr. Carmack and Mø - Netsky, Danny Brown, Action Bronson and Jagwar Ma will also be performing at the festival ... Read more

Kenny Rogers New Zealand Tour

Posted: Thursday 31 July 2014

Country music superstar Kenny Rogers is bringing his Through the Years World Tour to New Zealand in 2015 for two dates.Rogers will perform in Hamilton and Christchurch. As the name suggests, Through the Years World Tour will look at Rogers' work spanning his seven-decade-long career.Joining the tour as opening acts will be The Bourbon County Brothers, plus guitar legend Gray Bartlett ... Read more

Great Gatsby Christmas Party Review New Zealand Tour

Posted: Wednesday 30 July 2014

A Gatsby party to end all Gatsby parties will be held in 24 centres around New Zealand this Christmas season.The Great Gatsby Party Revue will feature comedy, singing, dancing and performances all reminiscent of 1920's New York, an hedonistic era when glitz, glamour and knowing the latest dance moves were top priorities for any socialite.Punters are encouraged to wear their best 1920's glad ... Read more

Shihad Free Christchurch Gig

Posted: Tuesday 29 July 2014

Shihad are celebrating the release of their new album with a free gig in Christchurch that will be broadcasted live on Sky Arena.The band will perform an exclusive one-off show Shihad Live at Horncastle Arena on Friday 12th September. There are 3,000 free tickets available for the concert, to be given out by a lottery. Fans are encouraged to enter the draw via Sky Arena's website or ... Read more

Sol3 Mio Wellington Shows

Posted: Tuesday 29 July 2014

Opera trio Sol3 Mio will be performing two concerts at Wellington's Michael Fowler Centre.Made up of tenor brothers Pene and Amitai Pati and their baritone cousin Moses Mackay, Sol3 Mio had the highest selling New Zealand album of 2013, despite its release date being at the tail end of the year. The album spent sixteen weeks at the number one spot on the charts and has gone ... Read more

Ben Howard Auckland Venue Upgrade

Posted: Monday 28 July 2014

Ben Howard's Auckland concert will now take place at the Auckland Town Hall, with both dates at the Studio now being consolidated into one concert, on Saturday 2nd August.All tickets for the two original Studio shows on August 2nd and 3rd are valid for the concert at Auckland Town Hall.Refunds are available from Ticketek for people who are unable to attend the new date.There is a ... Read more

Prong Auckland Concert

Posted: Thursday 24 July 2014

US metal trio Prong are due to perform in New Zealand for the first time this November.Playing at Auckland's Powerstation, the band will perform songs from their 20-year back catalogue, with a particular focus on 2014's album Ruining Lives.Prong was formed by guitarist and vocalist Tommy Victor, soundman at the legendary club CBGB’s along with the club’s doorman Mike Kirkland and ... Read more

What's On This Weekend 25-27 July

Posted: Thursday 24 July 2014

This weekend, don't miss Devilskin in Dunedin or Christchurch, Anika Moa & Mel Parsons in Methven or Springfield, Mana Wahine in Mangere, NZSO's Shakespeare in Music in Auckland, Brit Rodriguez in Dunedin, DARE to Fight For Youth in Mt Maunganui, Blood Brothers in Christchurch, the Lexus Song Quest ... Read more

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