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Apollo Steamtrain Live at The Thirsty Dog
Sep
1
8:00 PM20:00

Apollo Steamtrain Live at The Thirsty Dog

On the back of the release of the new single "Superstition (Looking in the Mirror)", Tauranga Rock artists Apollo SteamTrain are taking their brand of Sonic/Rock on the road in August.

Following on from the success of the bands first singles "The Electric Sun" and "Brain Bell Jangler", the live show is set to be a powerful sonic journey, taking the audience on a harmonic focused engagement of the senses.

Sharing the Auckland stage will be the widely acclaimed "Masters of Riff Rock n Roll" - AnimalHead and "Alt Rockers" Glow Becky

This show is sure to be a great combination of the wide ranging styles of all involved.

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Rikki Morris & 'The Endless No'
Aug
17
8:00 PM20:00

Rikki Morris & 'The Endless No'

Rikki Morris has a New Zealand musical pedigree as long as your arm, not just as a fine songwriter, studio producer and performer, but also as a great live sound engineer.

It's not often we get to enjoy a full performance of Rikki's work and Village Music is especially proud to host Rikki and his band for one night only.

Named after a lyric in one of his brother Ian’s original songs, Rikki will be joined by his band ‘The Endless No’.

Chet O'Connell - guitar, Mark Hughes - bass, Mark Steven - keys, Josh Sorenson - Drums. 
Rikki has promised to add a couple (or more) 'special guests' including his talented daughter Gala Morris who will be opening the show, and will be performing his #1 hit
‘Nobody Else’, ‘Heartbroke’ which won the APRA Silver Scroll in 1991 as well as songs from his album ‘Everest’ and also a handful of brand new songs never played
in public before! ‘Time to put the band back together, hit the stage and share a lifetime of songs amongst friends in an intimate setting’. 

https://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2018/rikki-morris-the-endless-no/auckland/mt-eden
 

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Sal Valentine 'Maxine' Single Release at Whammy, Auckland
Jul
28
9:00 PM21:00

Sal Valentine 'Maxine' Single Release at Whammy, Auckland

With A C Freazy and Dual

'Maxine' is the second single taken from Sal's upcoming studio effort entitled 'This Party Blows'. 
The song itself will be released on July 13th, with a music video planned for release in August. 

"Maxine is a song about a detrimental clash of lifestyles, good intentions gone horribly wrong and culpability."

$10+BF through Undertheradar.co.nz
$15 on the door

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The Great NZ Folk Revival - St Peters Hall, Paekakariki
Jul
28
to Jul 29

The Great NZ Folk Revival - St Peters Hall, Paekakariki

Albi & The Wolves are the most recent recipients of the 2018 Tui for Best Folk Artist for their stunning debut album One Eye Open, which captures the Auckland trio's captivating blend of folk with modern sensibilities of neighbouring genres and styles. From Wellington via Scotland, The Frank Burkitt Band are no strangers to tour van life, having recently played Port Fairy Folk Festival in Australia off the back of their new album Raconteur. Taranaki's own TheSlacks with be joined by fellow Taranaki musician Ben Dixon, spreading their hearty, good vibes and highly singable tunes to audiences both young and young at heart - with a bit of Kiwiana for good measure.

The collective character of these three groups has helped shape a community and a hearty camaraderie around the music. They love playing music, but most importantly they love playing it together.

https://www.facebook.com/events/240883223332894/

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The Great NZ Folk Revival - Kakaramea Hall, Taranaki
Jul
27
6:30 PM18:30

The Great NZ Folk Revival - Kakaramea Hall, Taranaki

Albi & The Wolves are the most recent recipients of the 2018 Tui for Best Folk Artist for their stunning debut album One Eye Open, which captures the Auckland trio's captivating blend of folk with modern sensibilities of neighbouring genres and styles. From Wellington via Scotland, The Frank Burkitt Band are no strangers to tour van life, having recently played Port Fairy Folk Festival in Australia off the back of their new album Raconteur. Taranaki's own TheSlacks with be joined by fellow Taranaki musician Ben Dixon, spreading their hearty, good vibes and highly singable tunes to audiences both young and young at heart - with a bit of Kiwiana for good measure.

The collective character of these three groups has helped shape a community and a hearty camaraderie around the music. They love playing music, but most importantly they love playing it together.

https://www.facebook.com/events/449481248813498/

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The Great NZ Folk Revival - Tuning Fork, Auckland
Jul
26
7:00 PM19:00

The Great NZ Folk Revival - Tuning Fork, Auckland

Albi & The Wolves are the most recent recipients of the 2018 Tui for Best Folk Artist for their stunning debut album One Eye Open, which captures the Auckland trio's captivating blend of folk with modern sensibilities of neighbouring genres and styles. From Wellington via Scotland, The Frank Burkitt Band are no strangers to tour van life, having recently played Port Fairy Folk Festival in Australia off the back of their new album Raconteur. Taranaki's own TheSlacks with be joined by fellow Taranaki musician Ben Dixon, spreading their hearty, good vibes and highly singable tunes to audiences both young and young at heart - with a bit of Kiwiana for good measure.

The collective character of these three groups has helped shape a community and a hearty camaraderie around the music. They love playing music, but most importantly they love playing it together.

https://www.facebook.com/events/2092300807673458/

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Miho's Jazz Orchestra Live at Jazz in Martinborough
Jul
25
to Jul 26

Miho's Jazz Orchestra Live at Jazz in Martinborough

Flute and sax player Miho Wada seamlessly fuses her distinctive Pan-Pacific flavour with Afro-Cuban flute, Japanese pop and irresistible grooves!

Miho has studied flute in Cuba, London (Trinity College of Music) and New Zealand (University of Canterbury) and performed with artists such as Sierra Maestera, Iggy Pop, Nigel Kennedy, Jarvis Cocker, Ska Cubano and members of the Buena Vista Social Club.

Described as one of the most entertaining jazz acts in New Zealand, Wada’s infectious positivity leaves audiences uplifted and makes the band no stranger to top 10 chart success.

  • “Miho Wada is the next generation of jazz” Critical Jazz, U.S.A.
  • “Fearless, passionate and exploratory” – Northern Sky Magazine, U.K.
  • “A live music marvel”– TimeOut, The New Zealand Herald

Miho’s Jazz Orchestra was formed in 2011 and have toured and performed at festivals in Japan, Australia and New Zealand achieving success in the NZ album charts hitting the top 10 numerous times.

https://www.iticket.co.nz/go-to/jazz-in-martinborough-2018

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Mali Mali Album Release Tour - The Wine Cellar, Auckland w/ Jocee Tuck
Jul
20
6:30 PM18:30

Mali Mali Album Release Tour - The Wine Cellar, Auckland w/ Jocee Tuck

The artist known as Mali Mali makes for inspired, disarming listening. With flowing piano melodies echoing Elliott Smith and delicately constructed layers of texture akin to the post-rock musings of Godspeed You Black Emperor, Mali Mali (real name Ben Tolich) elegantly tows a line between classic pop-songwriting and aural experimentation.

In support of his haunting new album Azimuth (released through iconic Wellington label Home Alone Music) Mali Mali is embarking on a 6 date tour of New Zealand with a 3 piece band. Using Harp, Synths, Guitars, and Piano to create a wall of shimmering texture to his songs.
Listen to / purchase Azimuth here: http://malimalisongs.com/album/azimuth

Presale tickets $12 at http://www.undertheradar.co.nz/news/14480/Mali-Mali-Announces-Azimuth-Nationwide-Tour.utr

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Mali Mali Album Release Tour - The Stomach, Palmerston North
Jul
14
6:00 PM18:00

Mali Mali Album Release Tour - The Stomach, Palmerston North

The artist known as Mali Mali makes for inspired, disarming listening. With flowing piano melodies echoing Elliott Smith and delicately constructed layers of texture akin to the post-rock musings of Godspeed You Black Emperor, Mali Mali (real name Ben Tolich) elegantly tows a line between classic pop-songwriting and aural experimentation.

In support of his haunting new album Azimuth (released through iconic Wellington label Home Alone Music) Mali Mali is embarking on a 6 date tour of New Zealand with a 3 piece band. Using Harp, Synths, Guitars, and Piano to create a wall of shimmering texture to his songs.
Listen to / purchase Azimuth here: http://malimalisongs.com/album/azimuth

Presale tickets $12 at http://www.undertheradar.co.nz/news/14480/Mali-Mali-Announces-Azimuth-Nationwide-Tour.utr

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Jaggers X Lines 'Soft Little Lights' Single Release Show - Caroline, Wellington
Jul
13
8:00 PM20:00

Jaggers X Lines 'Soft Little Lights' Single Release Show - Caroline, Wellington

"Dunedin’s resident alt-pop weirdos, Jaggers x Lines (Eliana Gray and Morgan Smilie) have dipped their hands into the world of grungy jazz for the final single before the release of their impending debut album ‘Burn Cycle’. Released July 13th-‘Soft Little Lights’ has the signature scratched up, sample-happy, lyrically dense sound still on display; with delicate piano melodies and a swing we haven’t yet heard from the duo.

Guest vocals are provided by Alex Selkirk-Hanna (Beachware).

Known for their participatory, high-energy live shows- Jaggers x Lines will be taking the party to Wellington celebrate the single release at Caroline with local legends Melting Faces and Namesake on July 13th. Tickets will be available from Just the ticket or for $10 on the door."

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