Dunedin's Tono and the Finance Company haven't ever been mistaken for an actual lending agency, much to the relief of the band's frontman, Anthonie Tonnon.
It's been ages since the Renderers played in Dunedin - they estimate it was about 2006 or maybe even 2005.
The Bats last played in Dunedin about two years ago at The Backstage, long before the venue met its demise this year.
Wellington band Kittentank has a strong Dunedin connection through its lead singer and band spokesman, Frank Eggleton.
Tonight, Circadian Rhythm is going to be alive from 8pm with the sound of poetry and music, in that order.
Auckland band Artisan Guns could be considered lucky, according to frontman Matthew Hope.
The CD was going to be the death of the vinyl record, but it seems such reports were exaggerated.
Detroit has Motown, Compton has the notorious gangster rappers NWA.
Christchurch hip-hop artist Maitreya plays in Dunedin at Refuel on Thursday this week, with King Kapisi, before swinging through the Lakes District.
Former Dunedin singer-songwriter Hannah Curwood returns home for a gig at Chicks Hotel tonight with another former Otago resident, Simon Comber.
When many people, well those over 30 years of age, hear the name Dianne Swann they possibly have the song Melting Pot go through their heads. It was the song that made When The Cat's Away famous, and she was one of the mice.
Little Bushman's frontman Warren Maxwell says he is looking forward bringing the Bushman posse to Otago and says people can expect a blend of new and old tunes.
• In the 1990s, Dunedin duo the Tongue Brothers entertained many with their own brand of clever music, and had quite a following before Joel left the country to take his culinary skills around the world.
Dunedin musician Evan Sunley-James has been around Dunedin's music industry for the better part of a decade and has recorded his own tunes under a handful of monikers.
North Island reggae band Kora has recently been playing in Europe.
Dunedin band Die!Die!Die! spends much of its time offshore, in either the United States or the United Kingdom.
After a period of regular gigging around Dunedin, Delgirl has been a bit quiet lately.
Auckland's Broken Heartbreakers had a full-on 2008, and are describing this year so far as a reflective period.
Every year for more than 20 years people have been running dance party-styled events around Dunedin on the winter solstice, otherwise known as the shortest day of the year.
Dunedin singer songwriter Hana Fahy has been playing around Dunedin for a good few years now, and is playing at Chicks tonight to celebrate the release of her new EP.