Saturday, April 29, 2017

The Darkness & Push Push – Powerstation April 20, 2017

  Auckland rock fans celebrated the return of The Darkness with, what looked like, a sold-out show at The Powerstation. The reconstituted band returned the...

Lindsey Stirling – Powerstation April 19, 2017

Lindsey Stirling brings the violin swirling and swooping into the 21st century with her ecstatic blend of classical pop. As we sat waiting for the...

Mavis Staples – ASB Theatre April 19, 2017

  Mavis Staples, aged 77, proved why she is one of the most important voices of the past century, keeping the work of her father...

Santana & The Doobie Brothers – Vector Arena April 18, 2017

  The classic rock continues at Auckland’s Vector Arena. The previous night it was a trip to the late 70s and 80s with Blondie and...

Blondie & Cyndi Lauper – Vector Arena April 17, 2017

  Perhaps there really is a fountain of youth. Recent veteran performers now in their 60s and 70s (Springsteen, Raitt) seem to be improving with...

The Sadies – Northern Passages (Yep Roc)

Introducing The Sadies, a group you may have never heard of – at least in this part of the world.  But for well over...

Bob Dylan – Triplicate (Columbia)

If anybody has earned the right to do whatever he wants, it's Bob Dylan. Thirty Eight albums in and a lifetime of songwriting he...

Wire – Silver/Lead (Pinkflag)

As UK’s original post punk pioneers are about to enter their fifth decade they are still writing with a natural worn in style that...

Tony Joe White – Tuning Fork April 9, 2017

  The ol’ Swamp Fox returned to Auckland last night weaving tales of gators, garters and rattlesnakes. Tony Joe White held a sold out crowd...

Nadia Reid – Tuning Fork April 8, 2017

  For those fans waiting to hear Nadia Reid perform tunes from her new album with a full band, well, they’ll have to wait a...

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