Singer-songwriter Anika Moa is well known for her loose sense of humour when performing live, which is sometimes curbed by her band members. However, for the tour which brings her to the South soon, she's flying solo.
A new Dunedin-based super group playing next week mixes talents from King Loser (guitarist Chris Heazlewood), Bored Games (drummer Jeff Harford), Love's Ugly Children (guitarist Simon McLaren), and Metal Cactus (bassist Geordie Frame).
Two friends who share a love of surfing and music, Brad Coley and Peter Westmoreland, are touring the country checking out some surf spots and playing a few gigs.
At the end of the month, Chicks Hotel is going to host an American singer who has been compared with indie-rock sensation Cat Power.
Dunedin student radio station, Radio One is throwing one of its regular parties next week, with bands travelling from as far away as Auckland.
Refuel manager Scott Muir says in the five years during which the dunedinmusic.com website has been up and running, it has made a positive contribution to the local music scene.
Former Christchurch band the Feelers have copped a lot of flak for covering "that song" for the Rugby World Cup. However, drummer and founding member Hamish Gee says the band is not ashamed in the slightest.
Wellington's Spartacus R and Dunedin's The Puddle have teamed up for what they're promising to be a great night out.
Gold Coast-based band Not Ok has visited Dunedin frequently since 2004, and spokesman Justin Chatfield says they have been pretty busy lately.
Tonight A. J. Sharma takes the stage at Chicks, in Port Chalmers, along with The New Self and Death By Silo.
It could be argued that calling a gig Waiting To Die might not be the most enticing way to promote an event.