Author: Steve McCabe

Support acts named for New Zealand Broods tour

Two exciting solo artists, Thomston and October, will join the upcoming Broods’ CONSCIOUS tour for the New Zealand July dates. Both acts will join Broods at Christchurch’s Horncastle Arena on July 14, Auckland’s Vector Arena on July 15 and Wellington’s Shed 6 on July 17. Like Broods, Thomston is another exciting New Zealand artist creating…

Crave! episode 18: The Jungle Book, Captain America: Civil War, Twenty One Pilots

The Jungle Book

Steve and Simon talk with great enthusiasm about the near-live-action remake of The Jungle Book, but with slightly less unanimous enthusiasm about Captain America: Civil War. Simon saw Twenty One Pilots, but Steve didn’t see Iron Maiden. Podcast: Play in…

Change to Billy Crystal’s Auckland show announced

Billy Crystal

Due to tour programming changes, Billy Crystal’s tour dates have moved from Monday July 4 and Tuesday 5 to Thursday July 21 and Friday July 22, 2016. The venue remains the same, at Auckland’s ASB Theatre. All tickets purchased are transferable to the new dates. Tickets purchased for Monday July…

US comedic actor and musician Craig Robinson announces one NZ show with his band The Nasty Delicious

Craig Robinson

Craig Robinson is best known to New Zealand audiences through his numerous and highly regarded comedy appearances and comedic acting roles in film and television over several years. This is his eagerly awaited first New Zealand and Australian tour and he will…

I Love Fiji benefit concert: Pacific music stars to perform in cyclone relief concert for Fiji

I Love Fiji benefit concert

Hawaii-based music legend George “Fiji” Veikoso will team up with local R&B sensation, Aaradhna, and other well known artists to perform a fundraising concert for his cyclone stricken home country of Fiji. The concert is being promoted by Danny “Brotha D” Leaosavaii of Dawn Raid…

Cherie Currie of the Runaways comes to New Zealand for the first time

The Runaways’ Cherie Currie arrives in New Zealand this month for her first ever shows Down Under. The original Cherry Bomb, Cherie Currie plays Auckland’s Kings Arms on Friday May 20; Bodega in Wellington on Saturday May 21; and Churchills…

Ladyhawke announces New Zealand concert dates

Ladyhawke has announced three New Zealand concert dates in support of her new album, WILD THINGS (released June 3). The WILD THINGS tour will see Ladyhawke and her band perform at CPSA in Christchurch on Thursday July 21, Wellington’s Bodega…

Lady Of Rage joins The Block Party festival lineup

American rapper, singer and actress, The Lady of Rage, has been confirmed to perform at Auckland’s inaugural THE BLOCK PARTY festival on Friday May 20. The Lady of Rage – known for her collaborations with several Death Row Records artists…