Month: September 2017

The Shins return to New Zealand for one-off headliner show this November

The Shins

It is with great pleasure that Frontier Touring, 95bFM and Undertheradar announce that US indie rock pioneers The Shins are returning to New Zealand for one show at Auckland’s Powerstation this November. One of the most significant indie bands of…

Skyscraper Stan announces New Zealand tour dates for November 2017

Kiwi expat and Americana star Skyscraper Stan has announced New Zealand tour dates for November 2017, starting in Auckland and working his way through the country to finish up at the Leigh Sawmill Cafe. Tickets on sale now at http://www.undertheradar.co.nz/tour/7179/Dominic-Tourettes-Hoey-and-Skyscraper-Stan.utr

Sia announces talent-packed line-up for her Mt Smart Stadium show

She needs no introduction – and nor do the acts that Sia has revealed she will be sharing the stage with when she plays her first-ever New Zealand concert. In her only live dates for 2017, Sia is bringing her…

Crave! episode 047: Midnight Oil, IT, Victoria & Abdul

The highlight of Steve and Simon’s week has definitely been the return, after more than ten years, of Midnight Oil to New Zealand; it certainly wasn’t the rather disappointing return to the screen, after a quarter-century, of Pennywise the Clown…

St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival 2018 line-up announced

Laneway Festival

“A perfect summer music festival” – The Music “Arguably the best-run, most consistently great and interesting festival going around…Laneway is at the top of its game right now.” – Huffington Post    “For a largely young crowd facing uncertainty in…

Midnight Oil: Still Burning Bright

The Oils still have plenty of fire in their bellies. The veteran Aussie band brought their passion, musicianship, stagecraft and energy to Auckland’s Spark Arena last night, producing a powerhouse show in front of a packed audience. The band swept…

Roger Waters adds second date to his US + THEM tour in January 2018

Roger Waters

Rock icon ROGER WATERS announced last week that he will be bringing his critically acclaimed US + THEM tour to New Zealand in January 2018 – touring here for the first time since his phenomenal The Wall Live broke sales…

Niall Horan to bring the Flicker World Tour 2018 to New Zealand in June

Niall Horan

Global superstar Niall Horan will bring his Flicker World Tour 2018 to New Zealand next June, with one show confirmed for Auckland.  It is his first solo Arena tour, and will see him perform smash hits ‘Slow Hands’ and ‘This Town’, plus tracks off his forthcoming debut…

IT: not the worst Stephen King adaptation of the year, but that’s all

It

Film adaptations of Stephen King’s writings have been, over the years, a mixed bag. When they’re good, they’re The Shawshank Redemption; when they’re not, they’re The Dark Tower, reviewed a little more than somewhat unfavourably by Simon in Crave! episode…

FOO FIGHTERS returning to NZ & AU stadiums on ‘Concrete & Gold’ World Tour in Jan-Feb 2018 with very special guests WEEZER

Foo Fighters

Hearts, minds and attendance records are set to be blown in January and February 2018 as Foo Fighters return to rock stadiums across Australia and New Zealand in support of their ninth studio album Concrete and Gold (out 15 September…