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Unsigned Only Music Competition revealed today its high-profile judging panel for the 2015 competition, which is now accepting entries. The renowned panel consists of iconic recording artists and journalists and will determine the winners in eleven categories representing a wide variety of commercial genres of music.


APRA AMCOS members in New Zealand and Australia have recently received their quarterly performance royalty payments, sharing in just over $46 million, which includes $6m in overseas royalties.

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A bright future for touring in New Zealand: PANNZ appointed by Creative New Zealand to set up and deliver a new agency to support touring in NZ

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The New Zealand Music Foundation is the official charity of The Winery Tour 2015.

The New Zealand Music Foundation works with organisations that use music to change lives such as the Raukatauri Music Therapy Centre, StarJam, Zeal and Strike Percussion. It also provides emergency assistance to people in the music community who experience illness and hardship.

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The NZ Music Commission, MENZA and MusicWorks are proud to sponsor Hook, Line & Sing-a-long - when schools all over New Zealand celebrate NZ Music Month with a song. It could be yours!

New Zealand On Air

New Zealand music buffs will continue to hear the newest local music on commercial radio stations throughout the country next year, with funding from NZ On Air confirmed for a total of 23 hours of local new music programmes a week across 11 networks.

My Baby

My Baby is a group based in the Netherlands comprising New Zealander Daniel Dafreez and Dutch siblings Joost van Dyke and Cato van Dyke on guitar, drums and vocals. They are a danceable live act brimming with voodoo blues, trance and funk.

Jordie Lane NZ tour 2015

Australian singer/songwriter Jordie Lane returns to New Zealand in March for his first national tour in two years, playing songs from his latest EP Not Built To Last, and acclaimed records Blood Thinner and Sleeping Patterns.

Into The East Arts on Tour NZ

Into the East’s Liv McBride and Graeme Woller were crowned 2014 National Country Music Duo of the Year and nominated for the 2014 Taite Music Prize as well as 2014 Best NZ Folk Album (for Fight from the Inside).

Richter City Rebels

Richter City Rebels are a Wellington-based, 9-piece band whose style represents a modern take on traditional New Orleans second line. A diverse collective of musicians make up the Rebels, featuring players from groups such as the NZSO, The Rodger Fox Big-band, contemporary Jazz group The Jac, The RNZAF Band, Myele Manzanza and the Eclectic, and hardcore band Saving Grace.

Nostalgia Festival 2015 poster

Independent music and food festival Nostalgia returns to Christchurch for its second year on 7 March 2015 with headline act The Bats.

Marlon Williams

Following a sold-out solo tour in July, 2-time New Zealand Music Award winner Marlon Williams has announced a full band national tour in February to celebrate the release of his new single Dark Child.  

Pounamu Vibes

Christchurch will be host to a new music festival set to attract more than 3000 people early next year as the future for the garden city continues to look brighter.

Sol3 Mio

Following the unprecedented success of their album tour earlier this year and a whirlwind of international releases, Civic Events is proud to present the return of opera sensations Sol3 Mio to New Zealand.