Category: Live music

Post Modern Jukebox at the Auckland Town Hall, October 12th: Great show, not great sound

(With thanks to Chris Zwaagdyk for the concert photos) You have to say two things in the same breath about this show from Post Modern Jukebox (PMJ): first, that it was a barnstorming concert, full of energy, humour, and good…

Crave! episode 87: Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood; Six Degrees Of Separation; Tom Walker; We Will Rock You; Late Night; and an interview with Glenn Tilbrook of Squeeze

Crave! is back after a short winter break, and the big film that’s welcomed Steve and Simon back is Quentin Tarantino’s ninth, and possibly last, possibly penultimate, film, the awkwardly-named Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood. Steve’s been to the theatre,…

Crave! episode 84: The Monkees, Aladdin, Rocketman, and a preview of ATC’s A Fine Balance

The Monkees — well, two of them, anyway — came to Auckland this weekend. Simon and Steve were both keen to enjoy some nostalgic, feel-good pop songs; Simon and Steve were both just a little disappointed. Rocketman, on the other hand, is…

The Monkees – Auckland Town Hall, Sunday 9th June

Steve had seen them before. Simon hadn’t. So both of Crave!’s reviewers offer their thoughts on The Monkees show in Auckland. Steve first, then Simon. STEVE’S REVIEW: On the strength of last night’s show at Auckland’s Town Hall, it’s not…