Author: Steve McCabe

Connan Mockasin announces seven headline shows in five towns across New Zealand

Connan Mockasin

After a stand of three Auckland concerts that sold out in minutes in January, Connan Mockasin is hitting the road across Aotearoa for the first time in eight years this summer for a select run of headline shows. Returning to the limelight with the 2016 release…

Sia at Mount Smart Stadium, Auckland, with Mø, Charli XCX and Theia: photo galleries

Sia’s show at Auckland’s Mount Smart Stadium, as part of her Nostalgic For The Present Tour, was a challenging shoot, but Steve captured some great images of the concert, as well as images of Sia’s three opening acts, Mø, Charli…

SIX60 & Nico & Vinz – Hawke’s Bay show added, Christchurch postponed

Six60

SIX60 have landed back on New Zealand soil after wrapping up the massive European leg of The New Waves World Tour with Nico & Vinz. Now they’re getting set for another Kiwi summer, and they’ve got news. The beautiful Black…

Blind Boy Paxton announces six-date New Zealand tour

US bluesman Blind Boy Paxton has announced a six-date New Zealand tour for February 2018, with shows including Auckland, Tauranga, Christchurch, Nelson, Wellington and Hawkes Bay. Blind Boy Paxton is the living embodiment of the true blues in the 21st…

Crave! episode 51: Harry Styles, Stevie Nicks and The Pretenders, Ocean Colour Scene, Miller, Wonder

Music is to the fore again in the latest episode of Crave!, with a review of Harry Styles’ first solo concert in Auckland from our guest reviewer Debbie, and Simon and Steve’s thoughts on the recent double-bill of The Pretenders…

The Rubens announce ‘Million Man’ tour for NZ this February and reveal video for ‘Million Man’

The Rubens

Aussie alt-rock favourites The Rubens have returned with a brand new, groove-fuelled single ‘Million Man’ and today Frontier Touring is thrilled to reveal the five-piece hailing from Menangle in NSW will bring their soulful tunes to life for New Zealand audiences in…

Leftfield Playing ‘Leftism’ Live & In Full This January In NZ

Frontier Touring are pumped to confirm that Leftfield – one of electronic music’s all-time greatest acts – is returning to New Zealand with their incredible Leftism In Its Entirety show which has been selling out venues and causing a mass break-out of smiling faces…

Taylor Swift announces New Zealand date for reputation stadium tour

Taylor Swift

Following the earlier announcement of the North American, United Kingdom and Ireland dates, ten-time Grammy winner TAYLOR SWIFT’s reputation Stadium Tour will land in Australia in late 2018 kicking off in Perth on Friday, October 19 then onto Melbourne, Sydney…

Harry Styles at Spark Arena, Auckland: a boy-band singer on the cusp of something much better

Harry Styles

What you took away from Harry Styles’ first solo concert at Auckland’s Spark Arena last night would very much depend on the expectations you took into the show. If you were a young woman who wanted to spend some quality…