Congratulations to Marie Arnold of Auckland who was the first to correctly tells us that Paul Barker was the bassist for Ministry. Paul will be performing in Auckland along with the other members of Puscifer on Sunday, January 29th at Vector Arena.
Win tickets to see the new documentary, Eight Days a Week! Just tell us what movie the song, “Eight Days a Week” was meant to be the title track for. We’ve got a double pass to give away to the first two correct answers!
Congratulations to Wayne Rhodes and Debs Mo…they were the first two folks to respond to our Band Of Skulls album giveaway with the correct answer, which was, that the band wrote 100 songs in preparation for their new album, By Default. Both Wayne and Debs will receive a CD of By Default courtesy of The 13th Floor and Liberation Records. Thanks to all who entered the contest and better luck next time!
Thanks to all the folks who entered our giveaway contest for Swervedriver/Fur Patrol tickets. The winners in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch have been notified. The answer to the question…what band did current Swervedriver bass player Mick Quinn play in during the 1990s was…Supergrass. Click here for ticket info to see the shows this weekend.
Congratulations go out to Peter Harwood who was the first person to answer correctly in our Brandy ticket giveaway. The John Lee Hooker song sampled in Brandy’s single Beggin’ & Pleadin’ is Boom Boom. Peter will see Brandy perform live at Auckland’s Civic Theatre this Wednesday. Thanks to all who entered the contest.
Thanks to everyone who entered out contest for tickets to see Trinity Roots this week in Christchurch, Wellington and Auckland. The correct answer to the question, what is the name of the song that drummer Ben Wood sings on Citizen is…This Road.
Trinity Roots are live on the road in New Zealand this week:
9 June – Tuning Fork, Auckland
10 June – The Ferry Ale House, Christchurch
11 June – San Fran, Wellington
Tickets available from Ticketmaster for Auckland and Dash Tickets for Christchurch & Wellington
Trinity Roots last outing was a year ago with almost 15 sold out shows from Invercargill in the South to Leigh in the North. June 2016, the inimitable three piece are set to deliver their latest album ‘Citizen’ to main centres of New Zealand. The band will be joined in Auckland & Wellington by Ed Waaka, one of New Zealand’s hidden gems. He possesses a soul man’s voice and a poet’s soul. And joining them in Christchurch will be the power-trio Soulsystem who have been captivating audiences around the country over the last several years with their high-energy live show and distinctive blend of soul, dub and rock. Trinity Roots are also excited to announce the return of super-cool Moog practitioner Ed Zuccollo who will be joining the band live on stage on keys.
And speaking of videos, here is their brand new teaser for the tour:
The 13th Floorhas a pair of tickets to give away for each of the three NZ show this week. To win, just be the first person to answer this question…what song from Citizen features drummer Ben Wood as the lead vocalist? Be sure to name which city you want tickets for…Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch. The first correct answer for each city wins. (hint: check out the interview or video for help) To enter, fill out the form below:
Congratulations go out to Nick Watt who correctly named Portlandia as the TV show Sleater-Kinney’s Carrie Brownstein currently stars in. Nick has won two tickets to see Sleater-Kinney at The Powerstation on Monday, February 29th. Thanks to everyone who entered the contest and better luck next time!
Congratulations go out to Fiona Stodart who was the first to correctly name The Bed’s Too Big Without You by The Police as James Reyne’s favourite summer song. Fiona has won a double pass to see James Reyne and his band perform live at Auckland’s Powerstation on Saturday, March 12th. James Reyne will also play shows in Napier, Christchurch and Hamilton. You can click here for more details. And check back soon for another big concert ticket giveaway on The 13th Floor!
Congratulations to Robin Kearns who was the first person to correctly note that Kurt Vile ordered Eggs Norwegian and salad while brunching with The 13th Floor’sMarty Duda during their interview in Brooklyn last year. Robin wins a double pass to see Kurt Vile & The Violators at Auckland’s St James Theatre on Tuesday night. Thanks to all who entered the contest. Tickets for the show are still available…click here for more information.Read the interview with Kurt Vile here.
Congratulations to Richard Hume, who was the first person to correctly name The Guardian as the British publication that included Tami Neilson’s album Dynamite! as one of the top releases of 2014. Richard will receive a pair of tickets to see Tami, along with Delaney Davidson and The Warratahs on Saturday, January 2nd at Mangawhai Tavern and the latest albums by each of the three artists.
Click here for more information about the show at Mangawhai Tavern.
Tina Turntables is back and ruminating on life in the land of milk and honey.
Postcards from Tourettes!
Paul Ubana Jones
July 1 – Auckland – Tuning Fork
Ha The Unclear
July 1 – Auckland – Wine Cellar
July 1 – Wellington – Moon
July 2 – Christchurch - Darkroom
July 8 – Auckland – Whammy Bar
July 1 – New Plymouth – The Mayfair
July 8 & 9 – Wellington – San Fran
July 15 – Christchurch – The Bedford
July 16 – Timaru – Caroline Bay Hall
July 22 – Dunedin – Sammy’s
July 23 – Queenstown – Loco
July 29 – Hamilton – The Local Tavern
July 30 – Napier – Sideline Bar
Third 3ye & Bailey Wiley
July 8 – Auckland – Kings Arms
July 9 – Napier – Cabana
Weedeater & Conan
July 12 – Wellington – San Fran
July 13 – Auckland – Kings Arms
July 13 – Omaru – Grainstore Gallery
July 14 – Queenstown – The Sherwood
July 15 – Dunedin – Maori Hill Coronation Hall
July 16 – Christchurch – Blue Smoke
July 22 – Napier – Cabana
July 23 – Wellington – San Fran
July 29 – Auckland – Crystal Palace
July 14 – Christchurch – Horncastle Arena
July 15 – Auckland – Vector Arena
July 17 – Wellington – Shed 6
July 19 – Dunedin – Forsyth Barr Stadium
July 20 – Christchurch – Horncastle Arena
July 22 – Auckland – Vector Arena
July 21 – Auckland – Vector Arena
July 21 – Christchurch – CPSA
July 22 – Wellington – Bodega
July 23 – Auckland – Powerstation
July 22 – Auckland – Kings Arms
July 28 – Auckland – Powerstation
July 29 – Wellington – Shed 6
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
July 28 – Auckland – Vector Arena
Fat White Family
July 29 – Auckland – Kings Arms
July 30 – Wellington - Bodega
Have you checked out 13th Floor Radio yet? Some of our favourite musicians and industry insiders have dropped in to spin their favourite tunes. MP Jacinda Ardern, The Drab-Doo-Riff's Karl Steven, Killing Joke's Jaz Coleman, our own Marty Duda are just a few of our celebrity DJs.