Thursday, March 23, 2017

Justin Bieber – Mt Smart Stadium March 18, 2017

The 13th Floor's Kate Powell on Justin Bieber's Auckland show... Justin, Justin, Justin. Oh. Justin Justin, Justin, No. Where do I even begin? I’ll start by giving...

WOMAD 2017 – Day 1: Photos & Review

13th Floor ace photographer Michael Flynn is in New Plymouth and already he's coming up with some stunning images from Day 1 of this...

Midge Ure – Powerstation March 17, 2017

  St Patrick’s Day at Auckland’s Powerstation brings Scottish musician and former Ultravox frontman Midge Ure to town…his second of a seven-date New Zealand tour. Originally,...

Mexrrissey – Spiegeltent March 16, 2017 Auckland Arts Festival

Mexrrissey, for those who aren’t familiar, play their own Mexican versions of songs by Morrissey and The Smiths. They hail from Mexico, and sing...

Hurray For The Riff Raff – The Navigator (ATO)

After 4 albums crafting a unique path through a folk rock tradition that is sometimes weighed down by its relationship to its own past,...

Gorguts & Marduk – Kings Arms March 11, 2017

Let's start with some personal context: Gorguts are a very big deal for me. They're one of Those Bands, the ones your mates know...

The Pixies – Vector Arena March 11, 2017

I first encountered Pixies by way of a burnt CD thrust into my hands by a classmate after a Classics lesson in 2005. “You’ll...

Revolutions at the Spiegeltent, Aotea Square, 9 March 2017

It’s only Day 2 of the 2017 Auckland Arts Festival and I am in shock. Confused. ‘Why’ keeps pounding in my head. Let me...

Peer Gynt [recycled]

presented by Auckland Theatre Company ASB Waterfront Theatre, March 9 2017 Peer Gynt is 3-hour wild-ride deconstructing Henrik Ibsen's classic, transforming it into a self-reflective...

French For Rabbits – The Weight Of Melted Snow (Southbound)

  Singer/Songwriters Brooke Singer and John Fitzgerald began writing and demoing on Lo-fi equipment down at Waikuku Beach back in 2011.  Back then they were...

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80s Mania featuring Go West, The Cutting Crew, Wang Chung, Taylor Dayne and Paul...

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Respect: Annie Crummer, Esther Stephens, Bella Kalolo, Aaradhna – Spiegeltent March 22, 2017

  Four of New Zealand’s premier soul singers take on Aretha’s canon and generate plenty of respect. Its gotta be a daunting task…paying tribute to The...

Sun Kil Moon NZ Show Announcement

Thursday, March 23 - Vector Arena, 95bFM & Under The Radar today announce Sun Kil Moon’s first show in New Zealand in nearly a decade....