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Giveaway: Win 2 Tickets to See Stone Sour. We have winners!!


Congratulations to Peter Harwood and Paul Markham…they were the first two to give the correct answer to our Stone Sour ticket giveaway. The answer is: Meat Loaf!

Peter and Paul both win double passes to see Stone Sour at Auckland’s Spark Arena on Wednesday, August 17th.

More details and ticket info below…

Stone Sour will be playing at Spark Arena in Auckland on Wednesday, 17 August. tickets are available here:

We’ve got TWO pair of tickets to give away. Be one of the first two people to Answer Correctly in the form below and one of them will be yours! (note, anything entered in comments will not count.)

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Living Colour Winner!

Congratulations go out to Geoff Dunn, who correctly named Biggie Smalls aka The Notorious B.I.G. as the artist who originally recorded Who Shot Ya?  Continue reading

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Living Colour: Listen To The Podcast and Win Tickets To The Show!

Living Colour return to Auckland’s Powerstation this Thursday. The band is celebrating its 30th anniversary and the upcoming release of their new album, Shade.

The 13th Floor’s Marty Duda spoke to guitarist Vernon Reid and bass player Doug Wimbish recently and put together this podcast based around those interviews.

You can listen to it here:

Additionally, you can win two tickets to see Living Colour at The Powerstation this Thursday by listening to the podcast and answering this question:

The first single from Living Colour’s new album, Shade, is called Who Shot Ya? What notorious rapper originally recorded the song?

Fill out the form below. First correct answer wins!

Click here for more info and to buy tickets. 


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Puscifer Ticket Giveaway Winner!

puscifer-800x500-osnCongratulations 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.

Click here for tickets and more info.

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Win Tickets to see Eight Days a Week!


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!

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Band Of Skulls Winners

band-of-skulls-by-default-album-cover-artCongratulations 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!

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Swervedriver & Fur Patrol Winners!!

swervedriverposter (1)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. 

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Brandy Winner!

brady-posterCongratulations 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.

Click here to for tickets to see Brandy in Auckland. 

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Trinity Roots Contest Answer

TRinity Roots 2016bThanks 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. 

Click here for tickets to see Trinity Roots. 

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Win Tickets To See Trinity Roots!

TRinity Roots 2016bTrinity 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.

The 13th Floor is loaded with Trinity Roots content. We recently interviewed band member Rio Hemopo about the upcoming tour. Click here to read, or listen to, the interview.

Also, the band stopped last year to record a video session. You can watch that here.

And speaking of videos, here is their brand new teaser for the tour:

The 13th Floor has 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:

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Wailers Winner!

wailersCongratulations to Mark Bell who was the first person to correctly name Bunny Wailer (Livingston) as the last surviving member of the original Wailers. Mark wins two tickets to see The Wailers tomorrow night at The Powerstation. Click here for more details about The Wailers at The Powerstation.

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Sleater-Kinney Winner

Sleater KinneyCongratulations 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!

Click here for more information about Sleater-Kinney at The Powerstation. 

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James Reyne Ticket Winner

James ReyneCongratulations 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!

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Kurt Vile Concert Ticket Winner!

Kurt Brunch 1Congratulations 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’s Marty 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. 

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We Have A Winner!

Tami Delaney PosterCongratulations 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.

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