Dunedin bands Mountaineater and Left Or Right are double-teaming for a tour of the country, The Frozon and Freezor New Zealand Tour 2011.
The Nudge are a band known for, well, giving it a bit of a nudge, so to speak, frequently, as the above picture of them in animal costumes shows.
Young pop superstar Liam Finn plays in Dunedin next week, on Thursday, which is nice.
New Zealand music icon Tim Finn has signed a new deal with ABC Music Australia, which will release his ninth solo studio album The View Is Worth The Climb here on August 29. The album will be distributed by Universal Music Australia and New Zealand.
For those who like it hard fast and heavy, the seventh annual Onslaught gig is coming to the Starters Bar, Frederick St.
In the '80s Steve Kilbey led Australian band the Church to international stardom with a string of hit songs.
Sunday was once a rest day. It still is for devotees of many religions, but this weekend worshippers of the church of rock are in for a couple of fabulous multidenominational services.
The threesome of Anji, Madeleine, and Priya Sami last played in Dunedin in 2008, and the sisters remember it well.
Opshop frontman Jason Kerrison and Glenn Shorrock, the voice of Australia's Little River Band, are teaming up for a series of concerts across New Zealand.
The Puddle came to fame, but did not find much in the way of fortune, in the 1980s, and frontman George Henderson and the band have been recording frequently over the past few years.
Six60 recently took a break from gigging as they headed into the studio to record their debut album with producer Tiki Taane, but they're about to take their itchy feet out on a brief tour.
A new album by former Dunedin musician Tom Young and his sidekick Sarah Gautier will soon be backed up by a tour of the country.
The Rusty String Sessions is a monthly concert held on Thursday nights at Carey's Bay Hotel. Each event features four Dunedin musical acts (solo artists or bands), and occasionally an out-of town act.
With New Zealand Music Month heading into the final straight, recording studios throughout the land are opening their doors to the general public.
Reasonably new band the Plasterers are playing at The Crown Hotel next Friday. The three-piece is a collaboration between John "Jumps" White, Toki Wilson and Ben Smith, and members describe the band's sound as varying between death metal, techno-pop, and a Flying Nun influence.
The Catlins is known the globe over as an untouched wilderness. Music events have been held there before, but it's debatable whether there has been one on the scale of the Catlins River Festival.
When I was growing up, Beastwars was a video game, now it's a band that has just released its first album.