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Julian Temple Band

Having spent the last year on the United States' West Coast, alt-blues and folk-noir artist Julian Temple and his band are back together to raise funds for a new album with an extensive New Zealand summer touring schedule.

Devilskin NZ tour 2015

New Zealand’s most explosive rock band, the incomparable Devilskin hit the road again for the country’s hottest summer tour – proudly supported by The Rock. It’s the party to be at this summer, catch their stunning live show at the following venues:

26th December Riwaka (Nelson)
27th December Station Village Complex (Lower Hutt)

Glenda Keam

A University of Canterbury (UC) composer and music teacher has hit the right notes by being elected to the Executive Committee of the International Society of Contemporary Music (ISCM).

Head of the School of Music, Associate Professor Glenda Keam, is the first New Zealander to be appointed to the Executive Committee ISCM and is the only non-European member of the committee.

Flip Grater

It's confirmed! Fresh from her jaw-dropping headlining performance at WOMAD UK, Sinead O’Connor will be exclusively joining 28 top-class music acts from around the world at WOMAD NZ March 13-15, 2015

Peter Hook and the Light NZ tour

PETER HOOK & THE LIGHT are to perform NEW ORDER’S third and fourth albums, Low Life and Brotherhood in their entirety for the first time ever in Australia and New Zealand in February 2015.

Mel Parsons

Kiwi touring artist Mel Parsons will join the line-up at Queensland’s prestigious Woodford Folk Festival over the New Year, along with WOMAD in Taranaki in March 2015.

Tonstartssbandht

Psychedelic wig-outs, Tonstartssbandht will bring their prodigious musicianship to Asia, Australia, and New Zealand this December and January!

Twisted Frequency Festival

Twisted Frequency is a unique Kiwi outdoor festival, showcasing a broad range of music, art, performers and knowledge in a friendly, positive environment.

Celebrate the new year with a fresh, rewarding and exciting event, aid in the growth of creative arts in NZ and across the world and join a connected community from all walks of life.

Justin Townes Earle

American troubadour Justin Townes Earle AND band will perform Christchurch and Wellington shows in October. The Christchurch show will be of significant importance as his last show in the Garden City scheduled for March 2011 was to be a sold out performance at Al’s Bar. Unfortunately the earthquakes suffered by the city caused the cancellation of that engagement.

Queenstown Jazz Fest

Legendary New Zealand jazz pianist, composer and bandleader Mike Nock and acclaimed Christchurch jazz and blues songstress Jennine Bailey are headlining this year’s annual Queenstown JazzFest over Labour Weekend.

Pales

Following up a critically acclaimed sophomore album ‘Vindication Blues’, Luckless, the project of songwriter Ivy Rossiter, will be touring solo throughout the country this November, arm-in-arm with Wellington folk trio Pales.

The Dickies

Metropolis Touring are proud to announce LA’s legendary original bubble gum pop-punk veterans THE DICKIES, live in Australia and New Zealand for the very first time!

Indi - Doprah

The countdown is on. With only 35 days until the country’s biggest night in music kicks off Recorded Music NZ has revealed the artists in the running for Tui glory at the 49th annual Vodafone NZ Music Awards.

Vanda and Young Songwriting competition 2014

APRA AMCOS, Alberts and Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy Australia (NRMTA) are pleased to announce that entries for the 2014 Vanda & Young Songwriting Competition – the largest charity songwriting competition in the world – are now open.

NZ@CMJ2014

CMJ Music Marathon is one the world's most important platform for the discovery of new music. Every fall, CMJ invades New York City with over 1,300 artist performances, filling more than 80 of the city's greatest venues, nightclubs and theatres.

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