Archive for the 'Music' Category

March 17 2011

The Paperboy cometh

posted by Steven Shaw at 4:24 pm

Eli “Paperboy” Reed

Soul singer Eli “Paperboy” Reed is coming to NZ in April to play shows in Auckland & Wellington…


You can add George Clinton, Michelle Shocked and Leon Russell to a musical calendar that’s already overflowing with quality shows including Mavis Staples, The Blind Boys of Alabama with Aaron Neville, The Funky Meters, Bob Dylan and more

So many international gigs have been been announced in the past month or two, including the return of Justin Townes Earle, who was last seen here as support act for Wilco. Earle is touring from south to north, playing…

Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Kings Arms this Friday

It’s been a long time between drinks and squealing Theremins, but The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion is heading back to New Zealand and playing the Kings Arms this Friday…

December 17 2010

Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings

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December 16 2010

Kyuss Lives!

posted by Steven Shaw at 7:51 am


Kyuss Lives!, playing two NZ shows in 2011

Cult stoner rock band Kyuss has reformed and will play in NZ next year. It’s a classic-era lineup with singer John Garcia, bassist Nick Oliveri and drummer Brant Bjork. Original guitarist Josh Homme (Queens of the Stone Age) won’t be joining them but three out of four original members still ain’t bad…