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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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Son Little Winners!

Son LittleCongratulations to Tim Hickey, Peter Harwood and M Goldfinch…our three winners of the new album by Son Little. They were the first three to correctly answer with Son Little’s given name: Aaron Livingston. Son Little’s debut album is now available on Anti- Records.


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Win Tickets To See Mel Parsons at The Crystal Palace

20150910-MelParsons-ChcKiwi singer-songwriter Mel Parsons kicks off her 5-date mini-tour this Saturday night in Auckland at the Crystal Palace in Mt Eden. Not only is Mel touring with a full band, but also with Julia Deans, who will be featuring songs from her soon-to-be-released new album. As a special Halloween (trick or) treat, another very talented female musical artist will join Mel and Julia for Saturday’s show in Auckland. The 13th Floor has two pair of tickets to give away to that show. To win, just be the first or second person to tell us who Saturday’s special guest is. You can watch Mel Parsons’ recent visit to The 13th Floor here for some help. 

Fill in the form below to enter:

Esther & MeansAlso, Esther Stephens & The Means are proud to release their reinterpretation of ‘Get Out Alive‘ by Mel Parsons, as performed at the 2015 APRA Silver Scroll Awards. ‘Get Out Alive‘ was one of 5 songs nominated for the top songwriting prize, and the band were honoured to pay tribute to Mel’s excellent songwriting and musicianship. You can listen to it here:

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Winners To See The Walk

The WalkCongratulations to our 10 winners who have snagged double passes to see The Walk, and thanks to all who entered our contest. The answer to the question, “What is the title of the 2008 documentary film that also featured Philippe Petit’s famous walk as its subject matter?” is: Man On Wire. Our winners are: Ed Hayes, Greta Donaldson, Neil White, Theo McGrath, Geoff Lealand, Guy Davies, Grant Nixon, Karen McCarthy, Campbell Wylie and David Lloyd.

The Walk opens in cinemas nationwide from Thursday September 22.

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Win free passes to Queen & Country!

Queen & Country - Poster NZOK – we made that too hard! New Question – who directed Queen & Country?

We’ve got 5 free double passes to the acclaimed Queen & Country for the first five people to tell us what which movie first featured lead character Bill Rohan?

As post-war England struggles to regroup, Bill (Callum Turner) becomes fast friends with Percy (Caleb Landry Jones); and while the two never get near Korea, they do wage a war of wits against the Catch-22-worthy, Sgt Major Bradley (David Thewlis). But all battles have casualties, and nothing hurts more than friendly fire. Also starring Richard E. Grant, Vanessa Kirby, Tamsin Egerton & Aimee-Ffion Edwards.


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Johnny Marr Winner!

johnny_nme 2015Congratulations go out to Paul Douglas who named The The as one of the many bands Johnny Marr has played with other than The Smiths. Paul has won a double pass to see Johnny Marr perform at Auckland’s Powerstation on Thursday, July 16th. See you there!

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