Author: Crave!

Crave! episode 54: Foo Fighters; The Stranglers; Laneway 2018; Darkest Hour; I, Tonya

Steve and Simon both find themselves slight disappointed with largely impressive musical events this week, for very different reasons. Steve just couldn’t quite engage with Dave Grohl and Foo Fighters at Mount Smart Stadium, while Simon hugely enjoyed The Stranglers…

Crave! episode 53: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri; The Post; The Shape Of Water; The Greatest Showman

Simon and Steve are back for another year of entertainment reviews and comment, starting off 2018 with a few words about the utterly superb Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, the excellent The Post, the very good The Shape Of Water,…

The Iron Maidens announce New Zealand and Australia tour

The Iron Maidens – the world’s best (and only all-female) Iron Maiden tribute act – are bringing their intense and electrifying live shows to light up venues across Australia and New Zealand. These five adrenaline-charged women have The Number Of…

Kitty Daisy & Lewis announce special guest Emily Fairlight for Hawkes Bay and Wellington

Emily Fairlight

Famed sibling trio Kitty Daisy & Lewis are returning to Kiwi shores next month with their unique blend of vintage country and first-generation rhythm and blues and have just announced Emily Fairlight and band as their special guest for Hawkes…

Playboi Carti makes New Zealand debut in March

Playboi Carti

Illusive Presents and Frontier Touring are delighted to welcome Playboi Carti to New Zealand for the very first time in March. Young Carti will be stopping by Auckland to deliver his chart busting tracks from his self-titled 2017 debut mixtape,…

All-star support line-up announced for Kelela’s first and only NZ show

In just over a week, rising R’n’B sensation Kelela will play her first show in New Zealand, with support from an exciting local line-up including Villette, Soraya and Dam G. Kelela’s show at the Studio in Auckland on Friday, January…

Sol3 Mio change date of Whangamata show to Friday 5th January due to weather

Due to the threat of extreme weather in Whangamata this evening, the Williamson Park Sol3 Mio Summer In The City show is moving by one day to Friday 5th January. The venue and timings otherwise remain the same and all…

Rock giants announced for Storm the Gates Festival in Auckland

Storm The Gates

Some of the biggest names in rock will descend on New Zealand in early 2018 for the inaugural Storm the Gates Festival, presented by The Rock FM. Limp Bizkit and Suicidal Tendencies are the first announced headliners for the one-day outdoor extravaganza at Trusts Arena…

Laneway announces a line-up of Auckland’s best and most delicious food vendors

Laneway Festival Food Lineup

St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival New Zealand celebrates its ninth edition in just six weeks time on Auckland Anniversary Day. Music is an important feature of Laneway, and we know fans are incredibly excited about our line-up, and back at the…

The Teskey Brothers announce their debut New Zealand tour for 2018

The Teskey Brothers

Honouring the old-school Motown sound and working it into something of their very own, Melbourne four-piece, The Teskey Brothers, stunned many in 2017 with their gorgeous debut album, HALF MILE HARVEST. Watch the video for single ‘Pain and Misery’ HERE…