Author: Steve McCabe

Brian Wilson to perform Pet Sounds and his greatest hits in Auckland

50th Anniversary Celebration Of Pet Sounds And Final Performances In Its Entirety Brian Wilson performing Pet Sounds is a rare, unforgettable live music experience spanning two parts: ACT 1: Pet Sounds and ACT 2: His Greatest Hits and will feature his incredible band including original Beach Boys member Al Jardine and long-term…

Silo 2016: Anarchy, Vulnerability and Survival in the Modern World

Silo Theatre’s Artistic Director Sophie Roberts is thrilled to announce their 2016 season, a powerful and diverse collection of work that ‘celebrates the anarchic, the wild and the beautiful fight in us all to survive in a troubling world.’ As well…

Crave! episode 8 — Mockingjay 2, The Programme, 10CC, Adele, Jesus Christ Part II.

Graham Gouldman of 10CC at Auckland's Aotea Centre.

The eighth episode of Crave! sees Simon and Steve rather disappointed with the final film in the Hunger Games series, Mockingjay Part 2. Steve looks at The Programme, the new Lance Armstrong biopic, he’s been talking to Gareth Williams, the…

Jimmy Carr announces extra shows on his Funny Business NZ tour January 2016

DUE TO HUGE DEMAND, SECOND SHOWS FOR CHRISTCHURCH AND AUCKLAND ARE ANNOUNCED! JIMMY CARR FUNNY BUSINESS NEW ZEALAND TOUR 2016 “A comedy hero for our times” – Guardian WELLINGTON ST JAMES FRIDAY 8th JANUARY www.ticketek.co.nz  PHONE 0800 842 538 CHRISTCHURCH ISAAC THEATRE…

Russell Howard to tour New Zealand in 2017

Live Nation today announced that one of the UK’s most successful live comedians, RUSSELL HOWARD, will return to New Zealand in 2017. After completely selling out his Auckland show of Wonderbox here in 2014, Russell is coming back with a brand new live…

Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals to tour NZ in February

After a string of triumphant 2015 dates across North America, Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals will embark on a headline tour of Australia and New Zealand early next year, marking their first NZ national headline tour since 2003. Reunited…

Drunken Piano, 95bFM and Noisey present Father John Misty with support by SJD

FRIDAY 13 NOVEMBER, 2015 – It’s only a matter of weeks until brilliant American singer-songwriter Josh Tillman aka Father John Misty takes the stage at Auckland’s St James Theatre in his first New Zealand show as a solo artist. Today, Tillman announces that he will…

TOM JONES ANNOUNCES 2016 NEW ZEALAND SHOW

TUESDAY NOVEMBER 10, 2015 – Fresh from his announcement as one of the headline acts on Australia’s iconic Bluesfest 2016, comes the exciting news that the incomparable TOM JONES will also perform in New Zealand in March next year. Over…

NICO & VINZ Embark on Their Debut Tour of Australia & New Zealand

MONDAY NOVEMBER 9, 2015 – At long last, celebrated Norwegian duo NICO & VINZ announce their debut tour of Australia and New Zealand, which will kick off with a concert at Auckland’s Studio on April 7. Tickets go on sale at 2pm this…

Crave! episode 007: Spectre, Scouts Guide To The Zombie Apocalypse, Hozier

Spectre‘s finally here, and Simon and Steve have been to see it. Were they impressed? Find out in this week’s episode of Crave!, along with reviews of Scouts [sic] Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse and Hozier’s rather excellent show at…