Burlesque Queen, Dita Von Teese, announces her first-ever NZ tour

Burlesque Queen, Dita Von Teese, announces her first-ever NZ tour

The ever-dazzling International Queen of Burlesque, Dita Von Teese, is set to visit New Zealand this December with the most lavish touring burlesque show in history with her all-new revue, DITA VON TEESE: GLAMONATRIX.

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Kirin J Callinan announces NZ shows & special guests, Marlin's Dreaming, and The Chills

Kirin J Callinan announces NZ shows & special guests, Marlin's Dreaming, and The Chills

Wild and wondrous Australian treasure, Kirin J Callinan announces a four-date New Zealand tour this August to celebrate the release of his triumphant new record Return To Sender. Joined on the road by Dunedin's psychedelic pop quartet Marlin's Dreaming, Callinan returns to Aotearoa to take on both of its major islands. The Dunedin lineup also features very special guests, iconic pop group The Chills.

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Interview: Johnny McDaid, Snow Patrol

Interview: Johnny McDaid, Snow Patrol

By Brittany Long

Having just completed a North American stadium tour with Ed Sheeran, and appearances at Lollapalooza in Chile and Brazil, the recently announced New Zealand and Australian shows will see Snow Patrol performing in a ‘Live and Acoustic’ mode. Getting back to their roots as a 3-piece featuring singer and guitarist Gary Lightbody, Johnny McDaid on guitar, piano and vocals and Nathan Connolly also on guitar and vocals. As a massive Snow Patrol fan, I was excited to jump on the chance to talk all things Snow Patrol with lead guitarist Johnny McDaid ahead of their upcoming Australian and New Zealand tour.

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Kings announce NZ Headline tour

Kings announce NZ Headline tour

Kiwi hip-hop “man of the moment,” Kings, will be embarking on his first-ever nationwide tour of New Zealand to celebrate the release of his new single Flex. He’ll be joined on stage by The Katayanagi Twins this August. Tickets on sale next week.

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Justin Townes Earle announces Emily Fairlight as support for NZ tour

Justin Townes Earle announces Emily Fairlight as support for NZ tour

The Tuning Fork and 95bFM are excited to share that Dunedin-based folk singer and poet, Emily Fairlight will play support for Justin Townes Earle's three-date New Zealand tour this August.

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Genesis legend Steve Hackett announces New Zealand & Australian shows in 2020!

Genesis legend Steve Hackett announces  New Zealand & Australian shows in 2020!

Following the one/two punch of NURSERY CRYME and FOXTROT (both albums driven by the muscular guitars of new member Steve Hackett), Genesis were ready to launch what would become their finest album, SELLING ENGLAND BY THE POUND. Finally, now, 47 years after the album’s release; Hackett will be performing the album in full in New Zealand and Australia (One Date only in New Zealand).

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Best Jazz Artist and Composition celebrated at Wellington Jazz Festival

Best Jazz Artist and Composition celebrated at Wellington Jazz Festival

The winners of the Recorded Music NZ Best Jazz Artist | Te Kaipuoro Tautito Toa and the APRA Best Jazz Composition were announced tonight at the Wellington Jazz Festival.

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