Multiple Grammy and ARIA Award winner Keith Urban, whose eighth studio album Ripcord debuted at #1 in three countries upon its release on May 6, performed in New Zealand for the first time ever on December 3 as part of his ‘ripCORD WORLD TOUR 2016’ with 7-time Grammy Award winning, multi-platinum superstar Carrie Underwood at Westpac Stadium, Wellington.
Prior to the show Urban said, “I'm so psyched about finally getting to play a real show in the country of my birth. The last time I played music there, I was in a duo playing every weekend at a pub called the DB Onerahi in Whangarei... and I was 17. This is gonna be an amazing feeling!!!!!”
Ryan Adams is returning to New Zealand this May to play one concert at the Civic Theatre in Auckland.
Jackie Bristow has announced she will be returning to her native shores in March with Australian musician and long-time collaborator Mark Punch.
By Poppy Tohill
‘New Zealand’ and ‘country music’ have never particularly had a strong relationship with one another, however this may all be about to change if the determination and already striking success of our very own country singer-songwriter, Kaylee Bell is anything to go by.
Taranaki four piece theSlacks have shared their brand new single 'Big Aroha' with Aotearoa.
Recently returned from touring Canada, showcasing at the Nashville Americana Fest and hitting the US Americana Charts Top 40, Tami Neilson has had a busy year!
Neil Young will release a brand new studio album Peace Trail on December 9th via Reprise Records.
New Zealand country/pop duo Mae Valley have been announced to support country legends Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood for their only New Zealand show on Saturday 3rd December at Westpac Stadium, Wellington.
Iconic singer-songwriter James Taylor today announced he will return to New Zealand for the first time in seven years for two very special performances.
After four months performing in Australia, Bernie Griffen and Kirsten Warner will be hitting the big wide open joined by The Thin Men, on a 15 date nationwide tour, covering the length and breadth of New Zealand this November and December.
The Mission Estate Concert announced today global superstars the Dixie Chicks will headline this iconic event on Saturday 8 April 2017.
Ladies and gentlemen, the legendary Barry Gibb is set to make a very welcome return to our shores in April 2017, kicking off his world tour
Texan alt-country star Joe Pug is in town as part of The Southern Fork Americana Fest, performing tonight at The Tuning Fork sharing the billing with Robert Ellis.
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