Ryan Adams In New Zealand

Thursday 16 February 2017

Multiple Grammy-nominated, Ryan Adams is on tour this May in celebration of his forthcoming 16th studio LP Prisoner. Read more

Helmet Announce Two NZ Shows

Wednesday 15 February 2017

New York’s legendary riff lords Helmet are set to make a triumphant return to the stage, with two New Zealand shows in which they will play their iconic album Betty in its entirety, alongside their other well-known tunes. Read more

Auckland Communities Tell Stories of Their Incredibly Diverse City

Tuesday 14 February 2017

Auckland Arts Festival works hand in hand with participants from Glen Innes, Sandringham, Mangere, Flat Bush, Northcote, Otara, Henderson and more. Read more

Sneak Peek Inside Pop-Up Globe 2017

Tuesday 14 February 2017

After six astonishing weeks, construction of Pop-Up Globe - the world’s first temporary working replica of Shakespeare’s theatre, the second Globe had its big reveal last Monday. Read more

Bob Marley's son, Ky-mani Marley to Join NZ All-Star Lineup

Monday 13 February 2017

The New Zealand super-group celebrating the legend of Bob Marley in a series of concerts this summer now have a very special addition to the band – Ky-mani Marley. Son of Bob Marley and table tennis champion Anita Belnavis, Ky-mani Marley is the second youngest of Bob Marley’s eleven children. Read more

The Taite Music Prize: In Search of the Year's Finest New Zealand Album

Friday 10 February 2017

Independent Music NZ (IMNZ) reveals exciting changes to this years’ Taite Music Prize 2017 – a new partner, a new venue and a brand new award! As a result of this freshly minted collaboration, a move to the spectacularly unique Wintergarden at The Civic will ensure that the Taite Music Prize will retain its reputation as one of the most prestigious music events in the ... Read more

Auckland Pride 2017: Full Programme Out Now!

Wednesday 8 February 2017

With over 80 events live on the website this will be the biggest Auckland Pride Festival to date. 2017’s programme showcases the many and diverse talents of the Rainbow communities of Aotearoa, as well as some breathtaking international acts. Read more

Russell Howard Touring New Zealand in 2017

Thursday 2 February 2017

One of the UK’s most successful live comedians, Russell Howard returns to New Zealand this year. After completely selling out his Auckland show of Wonderbox here in 2014, Russell is coming back with a brand new live show, Round the World, and this time bringing it to Christchurch, Wellington and Auckland. Russell’s previous sell-out international tour in 2014, saw him ... Read more

Like A Storm to Open for Alter Bridge in Auckland

Thursday 2 February 2017

US-based, Kiwi-born hard rockers Like A Storm have been announced as the opening act for the legendary Alter Bridge, playing in Auckland this March. MJR Presents is bringing both bands to New Zealand for a one-off show at the Powerstation. Read more

The Search for NZ's Best New Stand-Up Talent Is On!

Thursday 2 February 2017

Nearly every Monday since The Classic Comedy Club opened in October 1997, the mic has been open for Rookies. Over 800 Raw Comedy shows featuring upwards of 1,500 ‘would be’ comedians. The main highlight of the celebration is the annual Raw Comedy Quest - the search for the funniest new comedian of the year. Read more

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