Artist Venue Date Time Entry Cost Brief description of Gig Link to ticket
New Zealand Artistic Roller Sports Championships TSB Stadium 16-07-2019 09:00 Null http://www.nzartisticrollersports.co.nz/ -----NA-----
J.T Decanta Tapas Bar 18-07-2019 20:30 -----NA----- Welcome to the longest running Open Mic Night in town! Join the talented Jason and the friendly team at decanta for a bit of tapas and live Music. Spot prizes to be won. -----NA-----
HOBNAIL 25TH ANNIVERSARY Boots and all Tour 4th Wall Theatre 18-07-2019 20:00 Tickets $20 Antipasto Platters $22.50 for 2 people - $45 for 4 people Wellington’s much-loved Hobnail celebrate the huge milestone of 25 years together and still going strong! Presenting ‘Boots and All’, their 25th anniversary Best of Album and their national tour! It’s June 1994, and a brand new band called Hobnail Boots take the stage at Wellington’s Molly Malones. Within 18 months the band has recorded their first album, and Rob Joass (guitar and vocals) and Jo Moir (violin and vocals) have embarked on their first trip through North America and Europe. 25 years later and they have made their way through marriages, divorces, growing families, 7 albums, over 1,000 shows, at least 100 trips across Cook Strait,hundreds of flights, and somewhere north of 250,000 km’s in the tour van. The well-traveled Wellington group have devoted fans across New Zealand & overseas and are celebrating this milestone at a time when, collectively and as individuals, they’re hitting a peak of their musical powers. They are 3-time finalists at the NZ Music Awards for both albums and singles, and both Rob Joass (a songwriter’s songwriter – NZ Musician) and Caroline Easther (legendary drummer of the Chills, Verlaines and more) have released well received solo albums in 2019. Click here
Raybern Karaoke RIG 66 18-07-2019 19:30 Free A night of karaoke fun & frivolity -----NA-----
Bryan Stevens Shiftys Bar 19-07-2019 20:00 N/A Karaoke -----NA-----
Raybern Karaoke New Commercial Hotel Stratford 19-07-2019 21:00 Free A night of karaoke awesomeness -----NA-----
Karl Austin Decanta Tapas Bar 19-07-2019 22:00 -----NA----- Join "The Pirate" for a night of great tunes. Don't Miss Out! -----NA-----
Karaoke Shiftys Bar 20-07-2019 20:00 N/A Karaoke -----NA-----
Urzila Carlson TSB Theatre - TSB Showplace 20-07-2019 19:30 Adult $40.00, Concession $38.00, Service fees apply Africans have become the new must have accessory. Okay, not really, but everyone knows one, works with one or has a sister that’s dating one of us. What makes you African? Is it enough that you’re born there? Do you need to be able to dance? Why does being South African not register as African in most places? You’re thinking about it right now aren’t you? Questioning it. This show will help you find focus, delivered to you by a Token African. “Carlson is a gifted and accomplished comedian – an absolute must-see.” - Appetite for the Arts "Belly laughs and guffaws aplenty"★★★★★ - The Music "Effortlessly likeable.. stream of belly-laughs" - The Age Click here
Turkey The Bird House Concert 15b Budleigh Street 20-07-2019 18:30 $20 After some fantastic response to the first few videos Turkey The Bird are playing their first ever live show. In traditional Pop Up Gig style we'll have a shared dinner (bring a plate) at 6.30pm followed by the music starting around 8pm. Turkey The Bird is comprised of a trio of vocalists and musicians, formed in New Plymouth, New Zealand, playing original music primarily in the folk genre. Andre Manella leads the line-up with his catchy, harmonically rich melodies and effortless original lyrics. Combined with Adrian Whelan (guitar and vocals) and Sol Colton (banjo and vocals) this trio will hit you with blended harmonies and toe tapping rhythms. Their music will have you dancing in your seat, if not on the dance floor!!, and humming their melodies and singing their lyrics for days afterwards. Supported by Jake Hechter: Jake is originally from Southern California but has lived in New Zealand for the last 10 years. He draws influence from Country, Blugrass, Celtic, Punk Rock, Reggae and Folk music. Jake's solo music employees a minimalist acoustic flat-picking style TICKETS are $20 and can be booked through the Facebook event or by emailing turkeythebirdmusic@gmail.com first come first serve! :-) Limited seats! Click here
Dodgy Jack Decanta Tapas Bar 20-07-2019 22:30 -----NA----- Let this amazing band kick the night off and get you grooving! -----NA-----
Hunt The Witch The Mayfair 20-07-2019 20:00 $15 Hunt The Witch celebrate the release of their debut album Strange Gods by playing The Wine Cellar, joining them will be local rockers DARKWATER & RADIO THERAPY. Click here
Out Of this World Theatre Royal - TSB Showplace 20-07-2019 19:30 Tickets from $5.50 service fees may apply Taranaki Symphony Orchestra celebrates 50 years to the day since the first man stepped onto the moon, with a visual spectacular conducted by Adam Jasinski. Stunning projections accompany a programme of classical and contemporary favourites, from Haydn to Holst, Dvorak to David Bowie, Strauss to Star Wars and Star Trek. Soprano Philippa Drinkwater sings “Song to the Moon” and Sam Egli the iconic “Space Oddity”, and pianist Denise Wood plays the ravishing “Claire de Lune”. Bring the whole family for an imaginative flight to the moon, through the solar system and beyond into the wonders of space. Theatre Royal, TSB Showplace, Saturday 20 July 7.30pm Click here
Raybern Karaoke RIG 66 25-07-2019 19:30 Free A night of karaoke fun and frivolity. -----NA-----
Royale Rumble Theatre Royal - TSB Showplace 26-07-2019 19:00 Child 13 - 18 Years old, $5 Pre Purchase - $10 Door Sales Zeal is a not-for-profit youth organisation dedicated to helping young kiwis discover, express and develop their unique creativity. May we present Royal Rumble – featuring some of the best up and coming DJ’s in New Zealand. Click here
Headfirst Butlers Reef 27-07-2019 09:00 Free Headfirst are back again to play in our Front Bar, great musicians that just make you get up and dance. -----NA-----
Albi & The Wolves The Kakaramea Hall 27-07-2019 19:00 32 For one night only join Albi & The Wolves, New Zealand's most dynamic alternative acoustic act, for a night of music, dance and laughter on Friday the 26th of July. Chris Dent (The proud albino front man Albi), Pascal Roggen, and Micheal Young use the Acoustic Guitar, Electric Violin, Double Bass and their Voices to create a sound that is somehow soulful and raw at the same time. Their live shows should not be missed. Following the success of their debut album "One Eye Open" which won them the Best Folk Artist 2018 Tui at the New Zealand Music Awards the band is excited to announce their second studio album "This Is War" which they will be touring around New Zealand, Rarotonga, and Australia this year. “Albi & The Wolves left their audience buzzing with the communal energy that comes with basic and direct folk music played well. I was expecting towards the start of the night to write something involving the word “cliche”, but any last notion of that had dissipated by the end of the set – not because it’s not true, but because it’s not relevant. This is comfort music, steeped in tradition and familiar sonic presets, but still alive, vibrant and satisfying in the moment.” - Radio 13, Ruben Mita. A fun night will be had by all so book your tickets now by emailing marie@dwyer.co.nz, or texting 021 230 4346. The tickets are $32, doors open at 7PM, supper is provided and there will be a cash bar. Joining them on the night will be the one and only local hero Sonic Delusion. -----NA-----
Graeme Woller Ate Forty One, 41 Tukapa Street Westown, New Plymouth 28-07-2019 03:05 FREE Graeme is an award-winning singer songwriter who doesn’t mind having a laugh in the middle of a song. The songs are deep, and heartfelt, and that sort of thing, but really it’s all about telling good stories to cool people. With any luck those stories will make sense to just about anyone. Anyone with a soul... and perhaps a pulse. That’d be handy too. Click here
Cliff Richard & The Shadows 60th Anniversary Tribute Show Theatre Royal - TSB Showplace 01-08-2019 19:30 Adult $68.00, Concession $63.00, Service fees apply Cliff Richard & The Shadows 60th Anniversary Tribute Concert is a show that delivers a captivating live concert recreating the unforgettable sound of Cliff Richard & The Shadows. The group dominated British popular music in the late 1950s and early 1960s in the years before the Beatles. Cliff Richard and the Shadows were in the forefront of the UK beat-group boom, placing 69 UK charted singles from the 1950s to the 2000s, 35 credited to the Shadows and 34 to Cliff Richard and the Shadows. Performing all the classic hits including ‘Do You Want To Dance’, ’Singing The Blues’, ’Move It’, ‘Lucky Lips’, ’Summer Holiday’, ‘Bachelor Boy’, ‘The Young Ones’, ‘Living Doll’, ‘Congratulations’, and also including legendary instrumentals from The Shadows including ’Apache’, ’Wonderful Land’, ’FBI’, ’Atlantis’, ’Sleep Walk’ amongst many more with a mix of Cliff Richard Solo Hits,’Devil Woman’, 'Wired For Sound’, ’We Don’t Talk Anymore’, ’Some People’, ‘Wired For Sound’ plus ‘Dreamin’. This is a tribute concert not to be missed! Click here
Glory Box Butlers Reef 02-08-2019 08:00 Free GloryBox is the plus-sized musical eruption of Taranaki diva’s Celine Filbee and Karen Clarke. A hope chest of songs - gutsy, raw, funny, tender, strident woman songs. With enough oestrogen and on-stage presence to light up the back bar GloryBox is proof that one plus one equals way more than two. In this stripped back duo setting these femme fatale are all about strong songs (shaken not stirred), evocative harmonies, plenty of strings and a bit of a laugh. Relax, they aren’t on a journey to anywhere but right here, right now. Its less of the flash, more of the fun. Less of the fancy, more of the fabulous. Their influences include happy stimulants, a whole bunch of their musical mates (we won’t drop any names but we so could!) along with notables like Kasey Chambers, Michelle Shocked, Pokey Lafarge, Tom Waites and The Devil Makes Three. Keen to avoid “done to death” covers these gals sing the good stuff including a slick selection of raunchy originals. -----NA-----
SONGS MEN SING Theatre Royal - TSB Showplace 10-08-2019 19:30 Adult $30.00 Child $25.00 Concession $25.00 Service fees apply Over ninety male voices in harmony – a sound not often heard in New Plymouth, or in many other cities in the country for that matter. So a real treat is in store on the night of Saturday August 10, when four of New Zealand’s best male choirs join forces for a once only festival concert at the TSB Showplace Theatre Royal. Organising and hosting the event is the Taranaki Male Choir, and their 25 voices – tenors, baritones and basses, will be joined by 20 men from Male Voices Waikato, 20 from the Wanganui Male Choir, topped up with 30 men from all over the country, members of the New Zealand Male Choir, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. A festival such as this does not happen often and those attending on the night will experience and enjoy a music programme that will have something for all tastes from each choir’s repertoire. It will include popular show tunes, Waiata, classical and sacred numbers, and entertaining items such as The Battle Hymn of the Republic and When the Saints Go Marching In. Promoter Timothy Steedman says each of the choirs will sing a selection of their own numbers and will combine for a further six. “The choirs will have only one practise together, so are currently learning and rehearsing the combined pieces at their weekly meetings. The concert has been made possible through significant sponsorship from the TSB Community Trust, Creative Communities NZ and local businesses, to whom we are very grateful.” Click here
Jan Preston Trio '88 Piano's I Have Known" 4th Wall Theatre 25-08-2019 14:30 All Tickets $27 - Door Sales $30 The show Jan is performing is called "88 PIANOS I have Known" with extraordinary images of pianos (yes 88 of them) and personal anecdotes, as well as new songs (Same Sky, Olds on the Loose) and a new killer version of a tune called Nutrocker, based on Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker Suite played in fast boogie style. Come see Jan and her trio perform because she has been practising this a lot and her left hand is threatening to seize…....well hopefully not until the end of the tour!! One woman, a piano and a whole lot of talent - 3 Weeks Edinburgh From boogie woogie to ragtime the air pulsates with the magical rhythms she produces….a forceful presence and a huge performance energy - ChCh Star NZ -----NA-----
Pop up Globe TSB Theatre - TSB Showplace 05-09-2019 19:30 Prices ranging from $19.00 to $99.00, Service fees apply After playing to over 600,000 people across Australasia in just three years, Auckland’s smash-hit sensation Pop-up Globe hits the road in New Zealand for the first time, taking their critically-acclaimed productions of Shakespeare’s Hamlet and Measure for Measure to theatres around the nation. The wild comedy, Measure for Measure Thursday 5 September, 7:30pm (opening night!) Saturday 7 September, 7:30pm Experience Moulin Rouge, Shakespeare style with this all-singing, all-dancing cast as they take a wild romp through the seedy streets of 17th century Vienna, meeting larger-than-life characters who will charm you even as they pick your pocket. The most famous play in the world, Hamlet Thursday 5 September, 12pm (school matinee) Friday 6 September, 7:30pm Saturday 7 September, 1:30pm The most towering achievement in the dramatic canon, Hamlet combines all the swashbuckling action of a revenge tragedy with profound and poetic questions about the nature of life and death. Click here
Stan Walker - Springboard Tour 2019 TSB Theatre - TSB Showplace 11-09-2019 19:30 Tickets from $69.00 service fees may apply Over the course of his career Stan Walker has released five studio albums and appeared in five motion pictures post his TV debut in 2009 as winner of the seventh and last season of Australian Idol. No stranger to kiwi television viewers, Stan was also a much-loved host of the first two seasons of The X Factor NZ! Joining Stan on stage will be his longstanding band The Levites. Consisting of the Nansen brothers, brothers – Jakes (keys), Ross (drums), Junior (bass) and Inoke Finau on guitar, they are widely regarded as New Zealand’s hottest session band. With buckets of soul and funk for days, The Levites will be sure to get you grooving this September Click here
Matthew Barley & Stephen De Pledge Theatre Royal - TSB Showplace 12-09-2019 19:30 Tickets from $24.00 service fees may apply Impressionistic colours of light and shade echo across the centuries reflecting some of the most beautiful chamber music ever written for the cello. Click here
Taste of Ireland TSB Theatre - TSB Showplace 15-09-2019 19:30 Tickets from $59.90 service fees may apply This year audiences have the chance to witness World Champion Irish dancers direct from the West End’s Lord of the Dance, as A TASTE OF IRELAND – THE IRISH MUSIC AND DANCE SENSATION tours Australia-wide telling the tale of the world’s most loved nation in one incredible performance. Click here
The Bee Gees Tribute Show Butlers Reef 12-10-2019 08:00 $25.00 from Venue or online at Eventfinda (see below link) $27.00 + fees Golden medallions, steaming disco boots, flares, discotheque mania: the Bee Gees are the icons of this magic era, firmly cemented into our minds as the men of “Night Fever.” This is all brought back to realistic life when New Zealand’s answer to the Bee Gees steps onto the stage and delivers a full production show packed with nostalgic hits such as Stayin’ Alive, Night Fever, Tragedy and much more. Please Note: Doors open at 7pm, band starts at 8pm. Click here
Taonga Moana Theatre Royal - TSB Showplace 12-10-2019 19:30 Tickets from $10.50 service fees may apply New Zealand’s premier national chamber choir Voices New Zealand perform a stunning musical and visual reminder about the beauty and importance of our oceans, essential to survival on our planet. This inspiring concert celebrates our oceans as taonga with uplifting and moving music from around the globe. A newly commissioned work by New Zealand’s Warren Maxwell (composer of the glorious soundtrack to the Waka Odyssey in the 2018 NZ Festival) will capture his personal experiences of the Southern Ocean and Antarctica when spending time on the ice. Traversing the northern ocean currents, Finnish composer Jaakko Mäntyjärvi will create a new work about the Arctic Ocean. Click here
Swan Lake TSB Theatre - TSB Showplace 10-11-2019 19:30 Premium Adult $92.00, Premium Child $62.00, Premium Concession (Senior, Student ot Unwaged) $82.00, Premium Family (2A + 2C) $288.00, A Reserve Adult $82.00, A Reserve child $52.00, A Reserve concession ($72.00), A Reserve Family (2A + 2C) $248.00, Service fees apply The Imperial Russian Ballet Company return to New Zealand with Swan Lake...the most loved classical ballet of them all. This masterpiece ballet is presented in two acts and follows the original storyline. Swan Lake crosses the world of magic and mystical creatures with that of the real world. It is a story where the virtues of love and forgiveness, in the end, conquer evil and betrayal. Click here
The Frontm3n TSB Theatre - TSB Showplace 15-11-2019 19:30 Premium $99.00, A Reserve $89.00, Service fees apply Unplugged, hear the greatest hits of The Hollies, 10CC & The Sweet by the guys who sing their hits Peter Howarth (Hollies), Mick Wilson (10CC) and Pete Lincoln (The Sweet). Three great friends perform the classic hits with three guitars and three amazing voices in an intimate atmosphere filled with music, stories and humour. Follow THE FRONTM3N on Facebook. Click here
Taranaki Turmoil Theatre Royal, TSB Showplace 23-11-2019 19:00 Prices range from $20.00 to $50.00 Impact Pro Wrestling New Zealand (IPWNZ) returns to Taranaki for another massive live event on Saturday 23rd November at the historic TSB Showplace for Taranaki Turmoil 2019. Last year 360 passionate wrestling fans packed the Bell Block hall, this IPWNZ is back and bigger than ever! This brand new two-hour spectacle of family-friendly professional wrestling action is not to be missed. Doors open at 6pm. The live event starts at 7pm. Alcohol and merchandise will be available at the event. Click here
LLOYD COLE - From Rattlesnakes to Guesswork 4th Wall Theatre 24-11-2019 20:00 All Tickets $59 + $2 Booking Fee Lloyd Cole brings to New Zealand in November 2019 his “From Rattlesnakes to Guesswork” tour, with Lloyd Cole and the Commotions guitarist Neil Clark joining him on stage. The duo will perform an entire career-retrospective of Cole’s work, reaching right back to the Commotions’ debut Rattlesnakes record and as far forward as his much anticipated new solo album Guesswork. Click here