Category: Announcements

Iron Maiden world tour starts — brand new tour content revealed!

Last Thursday, British heavy metal legends IRON MAIDEN kicked off The Book Of Souls World Tour 2016 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The first of 69 dates currently announced in 36 countries around the world! There is now some fantastic new…

Twenty One Pilots Concert Moves To Vector Arena

Due to overwhelming demand, the Twenty One Pilots concert on April 18 has been moved from Logan Campbell Centre to Vector Arena so that more fans can experience the band’s amazing live show. The concert will remain general admission in…

Twenty One Pilots announce Auckland show

In the wake of their wildly successful 2015 headline tour, American alt-pop duo TWENTY ONE PILOTS will return to Auckland for their biggest New Zealand headline show yet. Twenty One Pilots have grown astronomically since the release of their self-titled LP and…

THE TAITE MUSIC PRIZE: UNVEILING THE FINALISTS

Independent Music NZ is very pleased to announce that the finalists for the Taite Music Prize 2016 have now been confirmed. Named after the late Dylan Taite, one of the countrys most highly respected music journalists, this will be the seventh year for…

Death Cab for Cutie announce support acts

Washington alt-rockers Death Cab for Cutiereturn to New Zealand this week to play Wellington’s Opera House on Saturday 20 February and Auckland’s St James on Tuesday 23 February. Exciting Wellington act Mermaidens will be the opening act for the Wellington date and Lontalius will play…

Villainy announce Dead Sight NZ tour

Auckland Alt-rock band Villainy are hitting the road this March and April for seven headline concerts around New Zealand and an appearance at Homegrown. 2015 was a massive year for Villainy with the release of their second album Dead Sight(which debuted at #4 on…

Gang Of Four announce What Happens Next Tour date for New Zealand

Post-punk legends GANG OF FOUR announce their return to Australia and New Zealand this April. Nearly 30 years after forming in Leeds, Gang of Four remain as fiercely relevant as ever and determined to show off 2015’s album, the ode to a dystopian future What…

Prince in Auckland — more details revealed!

Excitement will reach fever pitch as tickets for Prince’s ‘Piano & A Microphone Tour’ go on sale tomorrow, Thursday February 11th at 12 noon in New Zealand from Ticketmaster.co.nz.>As this will be Prince’s first ever live performances in New Zealand, IMMEDIATE TICKET PURCHASE…

The Mick Fleetwood Blues Band featuring Rick Vito announce New Zealand tour dates

Bluesfest Touring is pleased to announce that the Grammy nominated MICK FLEETWOOD BLUES BAND, featuring RICK VITO will be performing two New Zealand shows in Auckland at the ASB Theatre on 31st March and Wellington’s Opera House on 1st April, following their Bluesfest debut in 2016. The band is led by the legendary Mick Fleetwood, the iconic co-founder and…

2016 NZ International Comedy Festival

Flick Electric Co. Comedy Gala Hosted by Rhys Darby

We’re stoked to announce that the 2016 NZ International Comedy Festival will be powered by Flick Electric Co. as our new major sponsor. We launch into high-voltage hilarity with the Flick Electric Co. Comedy Gala live at ASB Theatre on Friday 22 April with an electrifying line-up of…