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The Reverend Horton Heat To Bring Rock-A-Billy Blast to New Zealand In October

Rev HortonThe unholy high priest of psychobilly,  The Reverend Horton Heat makes his first visit to New Zealand  for a series of high octane shows this October.

Loved and adored by a legion of worldwide fans, The Reverend Horton Heat has blazed a scorching trail across the decades with his hard-livin’, Hillbilly anthems. In a modern world obsessed with the latest online sensation, The Reverend and his killer band are amongst the last true keepers of the rock and roll flame, seriously ferocious, giving no quarter on stage, as their reputation duly attests.  True rock ‘n’ roll is safe in the hands of one of its finest practitioners!  Continue reading

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Internationally Acclaimed Guitar Ninja Trace Bundy Announces His Debut New Zealand Tour

Trace BundyInternationally acclaimed guitar virtuoso Trace Bundy has today announced his debut New Zealand tour. He will play Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Palmerston North in August (dates below). His music has been described as poetry in motion, using harmonics, looping, multiple capos, and his unique banter and stage presence to deliver an unforgettable live concert experience. Continue reading

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Here Come The Monkees!

MonkeesOn September 8, 1965, when producers Bob Rafelson and Bert Schneider placed a classified ad in The Hollywood Reporter seeking “4 insane boys,” they had no idea that they were about to unleash Monkee-mania! But that’s exactly what happened the following year when the first episode of “The Monkees” debuted on NBC on September 12, 1966.

50 years later and the Monkees anniversary show is coming to New Zealand. After sell-out North American shows, and with a brand new album GOOD TIMES! in the charts (top 20 in US and Australia), Micky and Peter are bringing the Monkees magic downunder.

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Flume To Tour NZ

Flume PosterAustralia’s biggest electronic export Flume will embark on a massive world tour for his forthcoming album Skin, commencing with his three biggest ever headline shows in New Zealand. The hottest name in electronic music plays Dunedin’s Forsyth Barr, the Horncastle Arena in Christchurch and Auckland’s Vector Arena in July.

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Ladyhawke NZ Dates Announced

Ladyhawke 2016 2Ladyhawke has announced three New Zealand concert dates in support of her new album, WILD THINGS (released June 3). The WILD THINGS tour will see Ladyhawke and her band perform at CPSA in Christchurch on Thursday July 21, Wellington’s Bodega on Friday July 22 and will finish up in Auckland at the Powerstation on Friday July 23.

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Get Ready For Eddie!

IM_NZ_Instagram_612x612jpg[1]It’s gonna get loud this week in New Zealand…first Black Sabbath, then Iron Maiden. For those who can’t wait for Iron Maiden’s show’s in Christchurch and Auckland, here’s a little preview of what to expect from their Book Of Souls World Tour…the intro video featuring Eddie and Ed Force One – Iron Maiden’s custom Boeing 474 Jet. Check it out!

And while you’re at it…click here to read about Iron Maiden’s tribute to The All Blacks.  Click here for Iron Maiden tickets. 

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Blind Man Death Stare Announce NZ Dates

Blind Man Death StareMelbourne’s Blind Man Death Stare have made a name for themselves in the Australian punk scene touring all over Australia with everyone from SNFU and Sick of it All to The Dropkick Murphy’s and Violent Soho. The band recently released their debut EP “Born A Centimetre From The Finish Line” that led to a feature in Blunt Magazine and excellent reviews . The band is about to set off an extensive tour that will take them to New Zealand for the first time taking in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.

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Jamie Lawson NZ Dates Cancelled

Jamie LawsonFrontier Touring regret to advise that due to unforeseen circumstances Jamie Lawson has regrettably been forced to cancel his upcoming tour of New Zealand – two shows in Auckland and Christchurch.

Currently in Australia and wrapping up shows there this week, Jamie said of the cancellation, “I’m so sorry New Zealand that I can’t perform for you this weekend. I loved my last visit there and was really looking forward to coming back… I hope to see you all sometime in the not too distant future.”

Full refunds are available. Details below:

Auckland: Ticketmaster http://www.ticketmaster.co.nz

If you booked online or over the phone, the credit card you used to purchase your tickets will be refunded automatically. The refund process can take up to 5 days, once processed, please allow 3-5 days for this to show on both your Balance and Statement.

If the credit card used to make this has changed, your original card has expired or is no longer valid (prepaid Visa and MasterCard included), you’ll need to contact our Customer Service Team at customer.help@ticketmaster.co.nz  requesting a refund with your bank account details.

If your tickets were purchased from a Ticketmaster outlet, you’ll need to return to that outlet with the tickets and credit card used to make the booking. The outlet staff will help you with your refund.

Christchurch: Ticketek http://www.ticketek.co.nz

Internet & Phone Purchasers:

Ticket price and service fees will be automatically refunded back to customers’ credit card.

Agency and Box Office Purchasers:

Must return to point of purchase for refund.

 

 

 

 

 

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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Return To NZ

mrl_feb_2014MONDAY MARCH 7, 2016 – Grammy-Award winning superstars MACKLEMORE & RYAN LEWIS will bring their show-stopping THIS UNRULY MESS I’VE MADE world tour presented by Spark Thanks to New Zealand this July for their biggest tour yet!

The duo behind 2015’s smash hit ‘Downtown’ will play Auckland’s Vector Arena Thursday July 28 and Horncastle Arena in Christchurch on Saturday July 30.

Spark customers will be able to access a special pre-sale commencing 11am Tuesday March 8.

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Ellie Goulding’s Delirium Comes To NZ

Ellie GouldingFrontier Touring is thrilled to confirm that global phenomenon Ellie Goulding will bring the Delirium World Tour to Australia and New Zealand this September and October for her biggest shows to date! Joined by very special guests Years & Years, Ellie is set to electrify arenas in Christchurch, Auckland, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth.

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Ben Harper Reschedules NZ Shows

ben-harper-artistWEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 3, 2016Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals and Live Nation today announce that the Call It What It Is Tour dates for Australia and New Zealand have been rescheduled for later this year.

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The Runaways’ Cherie Currie Coming To NZ

Estrada_CC_KECherie Currie, the voice of  THE RUNAWAYS to perform first NZ shows

The lost daughter of Iggy Pop and Brigitte Bardot” Bomp Magazine

 

May 2016

AUCKLAND – Kings Arms – Friday 20th

WELLINGTON –  Bodega – Saturday 21st

CHRISTCHURCH – Churchills – Sunday 22nd

TICKETS AVAILABLE FROM Ticketmaster / Nztix

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Sol3 Mio add Christchurch and Auckland Arena Shows

Sol3 MioSol3 Mio announced at their sold out Christmas In The Vines shows over the weekend that they will be returning to Auckland and Christchurch in the new year, adding two new dates to their “On Another Note” album tour. The trio will play Auckland ’s Vector Arena on Friday 11 March, and will close the tour at Christchurch’s Horncastle Arena on Saturday 26 March.

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DJ Mustard To Tour NZ

DJ MustardDJ Mustard, one of the most sought-after producers in music right now, will play two shows in New Zealand in March 2016! Born Dijon McFarlane and hailing from Los Angeles, DJ Mustard is a formidable figure in the US hip-hop scene with 11 top 10 hits, four platinum singles and four gold singles to his name. DJ Mustard plays Christchurch on Wednesday March 9 at UCSA Events Centre Foundry, before hitting Auckland’s Studio The Venue on Thursday March 10. Proudly supported by Mai fm, tickets for DJ Mustard’s Christchurch and Auckland shows go on sale on Tuesday December 15.

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The Stranglers Return To New Zealand

stranglers-interview-with-bazPlus1 is delighted to announce UK hellraisers The Stranglers will play three New Zealand concerts 13-15 April 2016 in celebration of their eclectic and inspiring 40-year rock ‘n roll journey. Special guest opener for all shows is Australia’s Ed Kuepper, co-founder of punk legends The Saints and experimental post-punks Laughing Clowns.

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