It’s hard to believe that just over a week ago I was interviewing a band preparing to embark on a national tour. Now we’re living in a world where every step outside our bubble must be carefully...
Bill Withers, a soulful singer best known for the 1970s hits Lean on Me, Lovely Day and Ain’t No Sunshine, has from heart complications. He was 81.
Fans, performers and facilitators of live music are in for a tough few months as gigs are cancelled left, right and centre to reduce the community spread of Covid-19, writes Fraser Thompson.
The Eurovision song contest, one of the world's largest TV events, will not take place this year due to the global coronavirus outbreak.
There were many "jaws on the floor" as University of Otago students moved into the new music and performing arts centre in Dunedin.
Today Paul Dwyer caught up with four members of the NZ Army Band after witnessing their first set at Pembroke Park.
Lyttelton’s Kate Owen has been quietly writing music for 20 years and, based on this, her debut album, it shows.
The Coachella music festival in the Southern California desert has been postponed for six months until October because of concerns over the coronavirus.
Billie Eilish's bad guy, a pounding song that pokes fun at distorted perceptions, was named as the top global single of 2019 by the record industry.
Six60 returned home for the last concert of the band’s national tour, at Dunedin’s Forsyth Barr Stadium on the weekend.
South by Southwest, one of America's most famous music festivals, has been cancelled due to coronavirus fears.
A piece written by a Dunedin composer and inspired by Dunedin poetry will feature in a concert tour of New Zealand by top baroque ensemble Juilliard415. Rebecca Fox reports.
Rising star Nadia Reid talks to Bruce Munro about defying the folk-music label, childhood visions in Port Chalmers and her driving sense of purpose.
Led Zeppelin has persuaded a US appeals court to reinstate a jury verdict that it did not steal the opening guitar riff for Stairway to Heaven from an obscure song written four years earlier.
Six60 cap off their mammoth 2020 NZ tour on Saturday at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin where it all started for them. Vocalist Matiu Walters spoke to Fraser Thompson about how far they’ve come.
Irish singer Ronan Keating removed a social media post about ships near Singapore not being allowed to dock because of the coronavirus after several online users said it was misleading.
Octagon Ensemble delighted audiences at the weekend with a variety of choral gems and focus on beauty of sound, writes Elizabeth Bouman.