Author: Crave!

Dirt release two new songs, Better Think Twice and A Horse With No Name, from upcoming album Bloom

The evolving brain-child of Barry Blackler and Nick Sampson, DIRT finally re-emerge from their respective periods of lockdown to release two new tracks ‘BETTER THINK TWICE’ and ‘A HORSE WITH NO NAME’. Purveyors of that elusive thing called rock ‘n’ roll, DIRT is a synthesis of their…

One Love 2021 announces Aotearoa-strong line-up, featuring Fat Freddy’s Drop, L.A.B, Maisey Rika, Kora and many more

One Love Festival will return on Waitangi Weekend 2021 with a line-up featuring Aotearoa’s biggest reggae bands, including Fat Freddy’s Drop, L.A.B, Kora and Maisey Rika. Presented by Pato Entertainment and Mai FM, the two-day R18+ festival will be held on February 6 and February 7, 2021 at Tauranga Domain in the Bay of Plenty. Festival director, Pato…

SOL3 MIO to perform their only concert for 2020 at Spark Arena on Thursday 13 August; livestream on Spark Sessions.

Following on from their hugely popular streamed Spark Session during New Zealand’s COVID-19 Lockdown, SOL3 MIO will perform their only concert for 2020 at Spark Arena on Thursday 13 August.  At SPARK SESSIONS: SOL3 MIO, the Kiwi trio will perform operatic arias with a…

Crave! episode 96: Greed, The High Note, Money Heist, Shtisel, The Sinner, and a chat with James Reyne.

Crave! is finally back, after months of lockdown and carefully managed isolation. In this first post-lockdown edition, Steve and Simon disagree on Greed, the satire on the nasty wealthy from Michael Winterbottom, but agree on The High Note, a film…

Auckland Theatre Company gets Back On The Boards with a mini-festival of top Kiwi plays celebrating the return of live theatre by New Zealand’s largest professional theatre company

After being hugely impacted by COVID-19 restrictions, which resulted in four seasons of shows being cancelled, postponed or dramatically altered from their 2020 line-up, Auckland Theatre Company (ATC) will make a triumphant return to the stage at ASB Waterfront Theatre…

The Beths announce New Zealand tour and Auckland Town Hall date

After selling out Auckland’s Powerstation in just six days, Auckland’s indie faves The Beths announce a nationwide tour in support of their new record Jump Rope Gazers, out next Friday 10 July on Carpark Records. The tour will see The Beths criss-cross New Zealand…

Grace Kelly announces post-COVID relaunch of ‘before,’ EP release party and shows

Young Auckland singer-songwriter Grace Kelly is thrilled to finally announce her first live shows to celebrate the release of her debut EP ‘before.’ – a collection of five catchy, upbeat tunes of feel-goodcountry songs and heart-felt ballads. Infectious lead single ‘That Girl’ is a…