Author: Steve McCabe

Elton John reschedules Mount Smart Stadium show from Tuesday 18th to Wednesday 19th February due to illness

Sir Elton John has been advised by doctors to move Mt Smart Stadium concert on Tuesday 18th February to  Wednesday 19th February to give Elton an extra day of recovery on his current medication. Elton said, ‘I’m looking forward to seeing you on Wednesday…

Queen + Adam Lambert at Mount Smart Stadium, Auckland: the music keeps itself alive

He’s a lucky man, is Adam Lambert. A runner-up in a telly talent show, he’s now fronting one of the biggest stadium shows in the world. And that quite astonishing climb is, well, somewhat deserved, and last night’s Queen +…

Green Day, Fall Out Boy and Weezer announce Hella Mega Stadium Tour of NZ

Today GREEN DAY, FALL OUT BOY, and WEEZER, three of the biggest acts in rock music, announced they will be heading to New Zealand together for the first time ever on The Hella Mega Tour. The Australasian leg of the tour kicks off on November…

Birds Of Prey And The Fantabulous Emancipation Of One Harley Quinn: an absolute turkey of a film

Birds Of Prey poster

On paper, Birds Of Prey And The Fantabulous Emancipation Of One Harley Quinn sounds like a really bad idea. Take the least woeful character from one of the worst films of the last decade and spin her off into her…

Like A Boss: a disappointment that deserves to sink like a rock.

There’s a lot to be said for raunchy comedies. American Pie was genuinely funny (sequels and spin-offs progressively less so); Bridesmaids was, similarly, well sharp. And both were crude and foul. Done right, the crude and the foul season and…

Win two free tickets to see Whitesnake and Scorpions in Auckland!

German icons SCORPIONS return to New Zealand in 2020 with WHITESNAKE, the legendary rock’n’roll band founded and formed by former Deep Purple singer and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer David Coverdale, for a double headline show at Spark Arena on Thursday, February 27,…

Mika announces first New Zealand show and return to Australia on Revelation Tour in February 2020

Frontier Touring are thrilled to announce a February 2020 tour for international pop sensation MIKA, returning to Australia for the first time in 11 years and performing in New Zealand for the very first time. MIKA will headline four shows as part of his Revelation…

SoCal punk rock legends Pennywise announce one-off NZ show to play STRAIGHT AHEAD in its entirety

Pennywise have announced a New Zealand show as part of their 20th Anniversary Tour, where the So Cal punk rock legends will be performing their album STRAIGHT AHEAD in its entirety, plus fan favourites.  Presented by The Rock and Storm the Gates, Pennywise are at the Studio in Auckland on Tuesday, February 4, 2020,…

Russell Brand returns to New Zealand for three-date tour

Recovery Live is a funny and profane exploration into personal development and wellness from a comedian who has dedicated himself to spirituality to avoid self-destruction. This 90-minute experience will introduce audiences to the system that saved Russell’s life, continues to save his…