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Concerts & Gig Guide

Find out what Concerts & Gigs are on in Hawke's Bay, Napier, Hastings, Central Hawke's Bay and Wairoa.

January 2018

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AB3: Third Year After Bowie Tribute Night

AB3: Third Year After Bowie Tribute Night

Bowie changed my life... Love The Guv. It's been two years since our hero left us and so we are once again going to celebrate the genius of David Bowie. Bowie fans unite. Join in, as we enjoy all the wonderful songs this amazing man wrote and played. Live bands and a Disco all night long....

Date: Friday 19 January
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - AB3: Third Year After Bowie Tribute Night


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Into Orbit with Without Borders & The Moa Belt

Into Orbit with Without Borders & The Moa Belt

As part of their four-date NZ tour, Wellington atmospheric rock/metal duo Into Orbit will perform at Paisley Stage in Napier on Saturday 20 January. 2017 has been a productive year for the duo. Having released their second album Unearthing, signed to to Australian label Art as Catharsis and...

Date: Saturday 20 January
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Into Orbit with Without Borders & The Moa Belt


The Original Mack

The Original Mack

Unique and innovative – Fraser Mack has developed a sound of his own that is at once relatable but also unfathomable, leaving his audience wondering “how did he do that?” Described on Rock Radio UK as New Zealand’s best kept secret and undoubtedly one of the best guitarists in the land,...

Date: Saturday 20 January to Friday 23 March
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Original Mack


Free
Sundaze With The Puketapu

Sundaze With The Puketapu

Sacred Hill Vineyards and classic country pub The Puketapu have joined forces for Sundaze - wine, food and music in the Bay’s beautiful Dartmoor countryside, amongst the established trees and gardens at the original winery site. “At Sacred Hill we make wines to be enjoyed with food, family...

Date: Sunday 21 January to Sunday 18 February
Where:
Sacred Hill Cellar Door, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sundaze With The Puketapu


Sol Lounge #3: Soaked Oats, The Rambling & friends

Sol Lounge #3: Soaked Oats, The Rambling & friends

Madcap and Black Barn Bistro in association with Aperol Spritz NZ is proud to present the Sol Lounge Summer Series. Featuring Soaked Oats & The Rambling Support from Those Daze & Ben Wright Join us this summer for an exciting 5 part summer series featuring some very talented Kiwi...

Date: Sunday 21 January
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sol Lounge #3: Soaked Oats, The Rambling & friends


Free
Jazz Vespers

Jazz Vespers

Trinity Methodist Church’s summer season of Jazz Vespers continues. Each month the hour-long Vespers uses Jazz Music to explore spirituality alongside short reflections and prayer. Jazz is not only as played at Vespers as performance art but as spiritual music. Jazz Vespers contains elements...

Date: Sunday 21 January
Where:
Trinity Methodist Church, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Free
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Peter Silverforce and Jazzamatazz

Peter Silverforce and Jazzamatazz

A great night of jazz with Peter Silverstone and jazzamatazz great local musicians.

Date: Thursday 25 January to Thursday 22 February
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Bowie tribute show

The Bowie tribute show

Back for the 3rd year running a musical tribute to the genius of David Bowie, a celebration of the amazing body of work from David Jones, Ziggy Stardust, the Thin White Duke and more. Featuring great talent of Hawkes Bay Daniel Fulton, James Rochester, Andrew Gladstone, Roy Brown, Jackie Gibson and...

Date: Friday 26 January
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Nation 'Pop Vulture' Summer Tour

Nation 'Pop Vulture' Summer Tour

Wellington based Electro Soul Pop force field, Nation, burst onto the scene in 2016 with their debut self-titled E.P. Since then, the band have honed their unique sound, through their sophisticated fusion of genres and concoction of upbeat tunes, giving audiences an exciting, diverse musical...

Date: Friday 26 January
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Nation 'Pop Vulture' Summer Tour


Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Professor Dynamite & The Banditos with Willie D and Margot on the vocals and Guitar. - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Akina Vinyl Society spinning some vinyl. - The Pukes ukhelele rock...

Date: Saturday 27 January to Saturday 31 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Sessions


Free
Jazz On the Village Green - David Paquette

Jazz On the Village Green - David Paquette

David Paquette: Jazz piano royalty will open the latest Jazz on the Village Green series when American-born jazz pianist David Paquette brings his eclectic combination of New Orleans-based music and swing,to the stage on a baby grand piano. The jazz pianist has recorded more than 45 albums,...

Date: Saturday 27 January
Where:
Havelock North Village Green, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Jazz On the Village Green - David Paquette


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Devils Elbow - HB Summer Local 2018

Devils Elbow - HB Summer Local 2018

After celebrating the bands 10-year anniversary in 2017, Hawkes Bay's own Devils Elbow begin 2018 with two hometown shows. Paisley stage with Skinny Millionaires, Iris Dunn & Jacki Houkamau. Common Room with Music Dog & Eilish Rose. Doors: 8pm Music: 9pm - Alec Withers - Vocals,...

Date: Saturday 27 January
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Devils Elbow - HB Summer Local 2018


Free
Church Road Live Summer Sessions 2018

Church Road Live Summer Sessions 2018

Church Road is excited to be hosting some of Hawkes Bay’s finest acoustic acts this summer. Relax in our park-like grounds, enjoy a glass of Church Road wine and one of our delicious platters or cheeseboards, while you’re entertained by our local talent. Vagabond Jacks Food Truck will be...

Date: Sunday 28 January to Sunday 11 March
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Church Road Live Summer Sessions 2018


Free
Summer In the Park - Nairobi Trio

Summer In the Park - Nairobi Trio

Nairobi Trio: One of NZ’s favourite Jazz Trio’s returns to Hawke’s Bay. Featuring John Quigley (guitar/vocals), Richard Adams (violin/vocals), and Peter Koopman (bass/vocals) they are the perfect act to open the free Summer in the Parks concert series in Cornwall Park. Their music is a...

Date: Sunday 28 January
Where:
Cornwall Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer In the Park - Nairobi Trio


February 2018

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Peter Silverforce and Jazzamatazz

Peter Silverforce and Jazzamatazz

A great night of jazz with Peter Silverstone and jazzamatazz great local musicians.

Date: Thursday 25 January to Thursday 22 February
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Peter Silverforce and Jazzamatazz


Anthonie Tonnon

Anthonie Tonnon

Anthonie Tonnon is taking his new Extended Player and single further afield - to Australia, New Zealand regional centres, and to boutique festivals this summer. The new single, titled 'Two Free Hands,' is Tonnon's first imprint from two years of international touring and experimentation. It...

Date: Friday 2 February
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Anthonie Tonnon


Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Professor Dynamite & The Banditos with Willie D and Margot on the vocals and Guitar. - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Akina Vinyl Society spinning some vinyl. - The Pukes ukhelele rock...

Date: Saturday 27 January to Saturday 31 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Sessions


Free
Jazz On the Village Green - Mandy Meadows

Jazz On the Village Green - Mandy Meadows

Mandy Meadows: Originally from Central Hawke’s Bay this jazz diva is now based in London. Joined by a great local jazz combo led by Anton Wuts this will be a fantastic opportunity to hear some brilliant vintage jazz interpretations of well known pop songs and jazz standards in the style made...

Date: Saturday 3 February
Where:
Havelock North Village Green, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Jazz On the Village Green - Mandy Meadows


Fat Freddy's Drop

Fat Freddy's Drop

This summer Fat Freddy's Drop will tour their high octane shows across the homeland to hand picked locations, combing vineyards and beaches to festivals and valleys culminating in a FFD curated line up at Villa Maria with internationals Hiatus Kaiyote from Melbourne and Norman Jay MBE from London....

Date: Saturday 3 February
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Fat Freddy's Drop


Reggae Nights - Marae Fundraiser

Reggae Nights - Marae Fundraiser

Manutai Marae Fundraiser featuring The Rude Boyz, Kingstone, Side Ropotini, DJ Keyzie and more. A great night of entertainment.

Date: Saturday 3 February
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Reggae Nights - Marae Fundraiser


Free
Sundaze With The Puketapu

Sundaze With The Puketapu

Sacred Hill Vineyards and classic country pub The Puketapu have joined forces for Sundaze - wine, food and music in the Bay’s beautiful Dartmoor countryside, amongst the established trees and gardens at the original winery site. “At Sacred Hill we make wines to be enjoyed with food, family...

Date: Sunday 21 January to Sunday 18 February
Where:
Sacred Hill Cellar Door, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sundaze With The Puketapu


Free
Summer In the Park - The Kawekas

Summer In the Park - The Kawekas

The Kawekas: The fabulous Kawekas will be back in Cornwall Park for some foot stomping, singalong tunes covering folk, country, jazz, pop, reggae and even a bit of Rock n’Roll. The band comprises Scotty Smith, acoustic guitar and vocals, Tony Parker electric and acoustic bass, Darryl Jones drums...

Date: Sunday 4 February
Where:
Cornwall Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer In the Park - The Kawekas


Dub Cymatics NZ Tour with Byron Bay's 4'20 Sound

Dub Cymatics NZ Tour with Byron Bay's 4'20 Sound

The 4'20 Sound The Brunswick Space Agency proudly presents Byron Bay's massive Reggae/Dancehall Collective The 4'20 Sound. Live n Direct from Australian shores for only a select number of New Zealand shows in 2018. Featuring Dougy....

Date: Sunday 4 February
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Dub Cymatics NZ Tour with Byron Bay's 4'20 Sound


Tesa Bergman (Germany) with Mia Sohnge

Tesa Bergman (Germany) with Mia Sohnge

Teresa Bergman – the Berlin-based singer from New Zealand, embodies a stylistic fusion of folk, funk and jazz. When Teresa starts to play it takes but a few seconds to realise – an outstanding singer and composer is at work – with great songs, a huge portion of soul and energy, a quirky...

Date: Monday 5 February
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Tesa Bergman (Germany) with Mia Sohnge


Connan Mockasin Coming Home Concert

Connan Mockasin Coming Home Concert

Returning to the limelight with the 2016 release of the Soft Hair project with Sam Dust, Mockasin has spent the majority of '17 working on fresh material, emerging from the studio to work with James Blake, MGMT and appearing in John Cale's hand selected Velvet Underground tribute band, and a...

Date: Monday 5 February
Where:
MTG Century Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Connan Mockasin Coming Home Concert


Operatunity Presents: Luck of The Irish

Operatunity Presents: Luck of The Irish

Featuring Operatunity's favourite core artists: Susan Boland, John Cameron, Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua and Karl Perigo, with Paul Carnegie-Jones on piano, we kick off the year with a celebration of all that is Irish! Joining them is fiddler, Jessica Hindin, well-known to Operatunity audiences for...

Date: Thursday 8 February
Where:
Bay City Outreach Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Operatunity Presents: Luck of The Irish


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The Rude Boyz - Roots Rocking

The Rude Boyz - Roots Rocking

Hawke’s Bay’s most loved reggae band The Rude Boyz are coming back to The Common Room to pack the joint again with the sweet sweet reggae vibes.

Date: Friday 9 February
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Rude Boyz - Roots Rocking


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Kitty, Daisy and Lewis

Kitty, Daisy and Lewis

Update: Fans can look forward to seeing Kiwi poet and songwriter Emily Fairlight supporting Kitty, Daisy and Lewis in their shows in Hawke's Bay and Wellington. Blind Tiger Touring is pleased to announce the return of Kitty Daisy & Lewis to New Zealand shores this summer. The talented...

Date: Friday 9 February
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Kitty, Daisy and Lewis


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Jazz On the Village Green - The Little Blast Orchestra

Jazz On the Village Green - The Little Blast Orchestra

The Little Blast Orchestra is a 7-piece chaos swing ensemble from Wellington. They play an enticing mix of jazz tunes from the pre bop era. Their music is arranged and lead by Blair Latham (saxophone/clarinet) and Anton Wuts (saxophone/clarinet), and showcases the talents of Dan Yeabsley...

Date: Saturday 10 February
Where:
Havelock North Village Green, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Jazz On the Village Green - The Little Blast Orchestra


Ben Waters - Lifting the Blues

Ben Waters - Lifting the Blues

Jools Holland described Ben as being one of the best pianists of all time. Ben is proud to count many of the legends of boogie-woogie and rock 'n roll his colleagues and friends, having played alongside Jerry lee Lewis, Chuck Berry and The Rolling Stones to name but a few! Providing support is...

Date: Saturday 10 February
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Ben Waters - Lifting the Blues


Sunday Session 4 - The Inquiry

Sunday Session 4 - The Inquiry

Join us for a Sesh on the lawn - our wine, their music and your vibe. Summer in Te Awanga at its finest! Entry is $5 at the gate, kids under 14 are free, bring a picnic rug, sit back, relax, and tuck in to our world-famou-in-Te-Awanga pizzas and platters. No BYO thanks or we'll be in big...

Date: Sunday 11 February
Where:
Rod McDonald Wines at Te Awanga Estate, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Sunday Session 4 - The Inquiry


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Summer In the Park - Sonic Delusion

Summer In the Park - Sonic Delusion

Sonic Delusion: Too funky for folk and too folky for funk - that's Sonic Delusion's Latin-infused, pop-laced, funky electroacoustic folk. Front man Andre Manella uses his well-worn loop pedal to spontaneously create layers of rhythm, tone and vocals. The Swiss-Kiwi electro-folk raconteur easily...

Date: Sunday 11 February
Where:
Cornwall Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer In the Park - Sonic Delusion


Cabana Late Night Jazz Club With High Society

Cabana Late Night Jazz Club With High Society

It's the Tremain's 30th Anniversary of the Napier Art Deco Festival - and The Cabana is going to go out with a bang! Wellington's hottest jazz group "High Society" is resident for "The Late Night Jazz Club" as a Quintet ...they'll be belting out the classics of yesteryear and some contemporary...

Date: Thursday 15 February to Saturday 17 February
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Cabana Late Night Jazz Club With High Society


Free
Jazz on the Village Green - BFM Trio featuring Margot Wuts

Jazz on the Village Green - BFM Trio featuring Margot Wuts

BFM Trio featuring Margot Wuts: BFM trio features Dan Fulton (bass) Will McClure (drums), Dave Boston (guitar) and special guest Margot Wuts (vocals) who will interpret some great Jazz standards in her own brilliant vocal style. Expect tunes from the swing era like “Stomping at the...

Date: Saturday 17 February
Where:
Havelock North Village Green, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Jazz on the Village Green - BFM Trio featuring Margot Wuts


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Blind Boy Paxton

Blind Boy Paxton

US bluesman Blind Boy Paxton has announced a six-date New Zealand tour for February 2018, with shows including Auckland, Tauranga, Christchurch, Nelson, Wellington and Hawkes Bay. Blind Boy Paxton is the living embodiment of the true blues in the 21st Century, but plays it all in the true...

Date: Saturday 17 February
Where:
Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Blind Boy Paxton


Free
Church Road Live Summer Sessions 2018

Church Road Live Summer Sessions 2018

Church Road is excited to be hosting some of Hawkes Bay’s finest acoustic acts this summer. Relax in our park-like grounds, enjoy a glass of Church Road wine and one of our delicious platters or cheeseboards, while you’re entertained by our local talent. Vagabond Jacks Food Truck will be...

Date: Sunday 28 January to Sunday 11 March
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Church Road Live Summer Sessions 2018


Free
Summer In the Park - Deco Bay Napier Brass Band

Summer In the Park - Deco Bay Napier Brass Band

Deco Bay Napier Brand Band: Under the musical direction of Robbie Cargill, Deco Bay Brass present a musical programme of three parts: Spanish Impressions, The Music of Goff Richards and Broadway Brass. Formed in 2014 following the amalgamation of the Port of Napier Brass Band and the Hastings...

Date: Sunday 18 February
Where:
Cornwall Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer In the Park - Deco Bay Napier Brass Band


Zarek and Albi

Zarek and Albi

New Zealand's most entertaining acoustic duo are back to weave through the country with their humour and unique song arrangements. This international act has a foot in both Europe and New Zealand and after a 6 month break the duo are excited to bring their music back to Kiwi shores. Zarek and...

Date: Sunday 18 February
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Zarek and Albi


The Original Mack

The Original Mack

Unique and innovative – Fraser Mack has developed a sound of his own that is at once relatable but also unfathomable, leaving his audience wondering “how did he do that?” Described on Rock Radio UK as New Zealand’s best kept secret and undoubtedly one of the best guitarists in the land,...

Date: Saturday 20 January to Friday 23 March
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Original Mack


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Bullhorn

Bullhorn

Coming this Feb to the Common Room, Hawkes Bay supported by local band Brass knuckles Bullhorn are a dynamic nu-wave brass band, made up of 1 bossing drummer, 7 hard hitting horn players and 1 monster MC. With their roots in funk, soul, hip hop, reggae and dance music their performances inspire...

Date: Friday 23 February
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Bullhorn


Free
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Arcee Rapper & Greta Bull: NZ Tour

Arcee Rapper & Greta Bull: NZ Tour

Arcee Rapper and Greta Bull embark on their first, joint headline tour, covering 10 cities over 4 weeks of sunshine. This half Kiwi, half British duo is making it their mission to redefine showmanship (or should I say show-womanship) and play you every genre you’ve never heard of. Hailing from...

Date: Friday 23 February
Where:
Paisley Stage, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Arcee Rapper & Greta Bull: NZ Tour


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Arcee Rapper & Greta Bull: NZ Tour

Arcee Rapper & Greta Bull: NZ Tour

Arcee Rapper and Greta Bull embark on their first, joint headline tour, covering 10 cities over 4 weeks of sunshine. This half Kiwi, half British duo is making it their mission to redefine showmanship (or should I say show-womanship) and play you every genre you’ve never heard of. Hailing from...

Date: Friday 23 February
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Arcee Rapper & Greta Bull: NZ Tour


Los Phoenix - The Rose Road Tour

Los Phoenix - The Rose Road Tour

Eternal Peace Records Presents Los Phoenix Presents - The Rose Road New Zealand Tour 2018. Los Phoenix will be performing a collection of hits from his debut album 'Wind Chimes & Late Nights' + New Music. Support from: Buddha Loves The Mafia + more.

Date: Friday 23 February
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Los Phoenix - The Rose Road Tour


Free
Jazz On the Village Green - Blues De Luxe

Jazz On the Village Green - Blues De Luxe

Blues De Luxe: Playing straight from the Greatest Jazz Hits albums in a showcase of tunes we all recall and love, Blues De Luxe is a great local Jazz band. Led by double bass player Marty Forrer, joined by divine drummer Julian Hansson, Richard Nicholson on groovy guitar, heartfelt velvet...

Date: Saturday 24 February
Where:
Havelock North Village Green, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Automatic 80s

Automatic 80s

Its time for a little 80s. Pitch Perfect Promotions are proud to present Automatic 80s, New Zealand's Premium 80s Live Entertainment Show. We are excited to confirm that the Automatic 80s Live show is coming to The Cabana, Napier on the 24th Feb, 2018. Automatic 80s is a world class group of...

Date: Saturday 24 February
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Automatic 80s


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Summer In the Park - Jody Direen

Summer In the Park - Jody Direen

Jody Direen: Dubbed the 'Queen of Country Jody Direen hails from Wanaka. After a solid five years touring, writing and recording in NZ, Australia and the USA, she signed with major record label, ABC Music. Jody has since had numerous Top 10 and #1 singles in both Australia and New Zealand. She...

Date: Sunday 25 February
Where:
Cornwall Park, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer In the Park - Jody Direen


March 2018

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Kings & Associates New Zealand Shows

Kings & Associates New Zealand Shows

Award-winning Australian blues band Kings & Associates announce two NZ Shows. In support of the release of their highly acclaimed latest album Tales Of A Rich Girl, Adelaide Neo Blues band Kings & Associates are heading to New Zealand to play shows in Napier and Whangarei on the 2nd and 3rd of...

Date: Friday 2 March
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Kings & Associates New Zealand Shows


Free
Fraser Mack

Fraser Mack

Book yourself a treat when you book a table at Crab Farm Winery... Join Fraser Mack at Crab Farm Winery's restaurant for a few hours of acoustic originals and covers. You might have heard him during Hawkes Bay Summers in wineries and cafes. You may have seen him in the evening with his dynamic...

Date: Sunday 4 March to Friday 22 June
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Fraser Mack


Michael Jackson HIStory Show

Michael Jackson HIStory Show

A musical tribute and live concert experience that journeys through Michael Jackson’s vast and incredible catalogue of work including his beginnings as a member of the Jackson 5, his groundbreaking theatrics in the 80s and his evolution onward into the 21st century. This show features all of...

Date: Monday 5 March
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Michael Jackson HIStory Show


Free
Summer Sessions

Summer Sessions

14 Summer Sessions at Abbey for the Summer season! - Professor Dynamite & The Banditos with Willie D and Margot on the vocals and Guitar. - Ian Munro - international class live performer and recording artist. - Akina Vinyl Society spinning some vinyl. - The Pukes ukhelele rock...

Date: Saturday 27 January to Saturday 31 March
Where:
Abbey Cellars Winery & Brewpub, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Summer Sessions


Free
Church Road Live Summer Sessions 2018

Church Road Live Summer Sessions 2018

Church Road is excited to be hosting some of Hawkes Bay’s finest acoustic acts this summer. Relax in our park-like grounds, enjoy a glass of Church Road wine and one of our delicious platters or cheeseboards, while you’re entertained by our local talent. Vagabond Jacks Food Truck will be...

Date: Sunday 28 January to Sunday 11 March
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Church Road Live Summer Sessions 2018


Operatunity Presents: Rat Pack Returns!

Operatunity Presents: Rat Pack Returns!

We first presented our Rat Pack show two years ago, and so popular it was with first rate singers and our super band, we are delighted to announce its return. Three talented young singers led by crowd pleaser Bonaventure Allan-Moetaua and accompanied by a full band will pay tribute to three of...

Date: Thursday 15 March
Where:
Bay City Outreach Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Operatunity Presents: Rat Pack Returns!


Mission Estate Concert 2018 - Neil Diamond: SOLD OUT

Mission Estate Concert 2018 - Neil Diamond: SOLD OUT

Musical icon, Grammy Award winner and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame member, Neil Diamond, will perform at the 2018 concert. The Mission Concert is part of Neil Diamond’s world tour celebrating his incomparable 50-year career and hits spanning decades such as Cherry Cherry, Holly Holy, Cracklin’...

Date: Saturday 17 March
Where:
Mission Estate Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Mission Estate Concert 2018 - Neil Diamond: SOLD OUT


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Big Country (Scotland)

Big Country (Scotland)

80s Celtic rockers Big Country make a triumphant return to perform ‘The Crossing’ plus a special encore of greatest hits! Get ready for all your Big Country favourites – 'In A Big Country', 'Fields of Fire', 'Chance', 'Wonderland', 'Look Away' plus more!

Date: Thursday 22 March
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Big Country (Scotland)


The Original Mack

The Original Mack

Unique and innovative – Fraser Mack has developed a sound of his own that is at once relatable but also unfathomable, leaving his audience wondering “how did he do that?” Described on Rock Radio UK as New Zealand’s best kept secret and undoubtedly one of the best guitarists in the land,...

Date: Saturday 20 January to Friday 23 March
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Original Mack


Free
The Karl Austin Experience

The Karl Austin Experience

Playing all throughout the day on our beautiful Extravaganza Fair Stage. Perhaps you have heard of Karl through word of mouth? Or you may support local Taranaki Music, have followed The Extravaganza or attended one of many Live Music festivals or craft fair events and field days in Taranaki? No...

Date: Friday 30 March to Monday 2 April
Where:
Anderson Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Karl Austin Experience


John Butler Trio & Special Guests

John Butler Trio & Special Guests

Revered for their brilliant live performances and superb musicianship, the John Butler Trio are one of the most successful Australian bands of the current era and are returning to New Zealand for a one-off show at the stunning Church Road Winery in the Hawkes Bay for Good Friday 2018. The...

Date: Friday 30 March
Where:
Church Road Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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April 2018

Free
The Karl Austin Experience

The Karl Austin Experience

Playing all throughout the day on our beautiful Extravaganza Fair Stage. Perhaps you have heard of Karl through word of mouth? Or you may support local Taranaki Music, have followed The Extravaganza or attended one of many Live Music festivals or craft fair events and field days in Taranaki? No...

Date: Friday 30 March to Monday 2 April
Where:
Anderson Park, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Karl Austin Experience


Free
Fraser Mack

Fraser Mack

Book yourself a treat when you book a table at Crab Farm Winery... Join Fraser Mack at Crab Farm Winery's restaurant for a few hours of acoustic originals and covers. You might have heard him during Hawkes Bay Summers in wineries and cafes. You may have seen him in the evening with his dynamic...

Date: Sunday 4 March to Friday 22 June
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - Fraser Mack


Free
The Karl Austin Experience

The Karl Austin Experience

Playing all throughout the day on our beautiful Extravaganza Fair Stage. Perhaps you have heard of Karl through word of mouth? Or you may support local Taranaki Music, have followed The Extravaganza or attended one of many Live Music festivals or craft fair events and field days in Taranaki? No...

Date: Saturday 7 April to Sunday 8 April
Where:
Havelock North Domain, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Karl Austin Experience


The Eastern: POSTPONED

The Eastern: POSTPONED

Postponed to 7 April 2018 The Eastern are a string band that roars like a punk band, that swings like a gospel band, that drinks like a country band, that works like a bar band, that hopes like folk singers, and sings love songs like union songs, and writes union songs like love songs, and wants...

Date: Saturday 7 April
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

Read more » - The Eastern: POSTPONED


Operatunity: Because You Asked for It!

Operatunity: Because You Asked for It!

We invite you to design this concert with us by requesting your favourite tune or the one you most want to hear in Because You Asked For It! It can be anything you like, so we envisage the show will be a mix of genres with favourite songs from Rock ‘n Roll, pop, classical and music theatre....

Date: Thursday 12 April
Where:
Bay City Outreach Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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The Frank Burkitt Band Album Release

The Frank Burkitt Band Album Release

Returning to their favourite venue in the Hawke's Bay, The Frank Burkitt Band will be performing tracks from their new album 'Raconteur' (out 9th March) and be fresh from their debut Australian Tour! Buy a ticket by clicking above. They're gonna sell fast! Check out the video on their website....

Date: Thursday 19 April
Where:
The Common Room, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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May 2018

Free
Fraser Mack

Fraser Mack

Book yourself a treat when you book a table at Crab Farm Winery... Join Fraser Mack at Crab Farm Winery's restaurant for a few hours of acoustic originals and covers. You might have heard him during Hawkes Bay Summers in wineries and cafes. You may have seen him in the evening with his dynamic...

Date: Sunday 4 March to Friday 22 June
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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R18
The Adele and Amy Songbook

The Adele and Amy Songbook

Direct From Melbourne! The Adele and Amy Songbook - One Show Only! with special guests. Limited tickets available. $30 pre-sale from Eventfinda and the venue $35 on the Door Australia’s brightest new singing star “Bloom” brings to you the songs of Adele and Amy Winehouse. This...

Date: Friday 4 May
Where:
The Cabana, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Our Generation - The Eric Clapton and Who Tribute Show

Our Generation - The Eric Clapton and Who Tribute Show

Our Generation. This exciting new tribute show covers all phases of Eric Clapton's, The Who and The Small Faces hugely successful careers. The show Covers covers all the big hits from Eric Clapton, featuring songs from his years with Cream, and all of his hits from the 70's and 80's as well...

Date: Friday 4 May
Where:
National Service Club, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Foster & Allen - Golden Years

Foster & Allen - Golden Years

Legendary Irish folk music due Foster & Allen are number one stars across the globe, having 30 new-release charting albums over a 40-year career, the only act in the world to do so. This legendary Irish folk music act began in 1975 when Mick Foster & Tony Allen formed their duo after many...

Date: Saturday 5 May
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Beyond the Barricade

Beyond the Barricade

Songs from the world's greatest musicals in concert includinging The Phantom of the Opera, Chicago, Evita, Hamilton, Miss Saigon, West Side Story, Mamma Mia, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Lion King with a spectacular finale from Les Misérables. The UK’s critically-acclaimed show Beyond The...

Date: Sunday 20 May
Where:
Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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June 2018

Free
Fraser Mack

Fraser Mack

Book yourself a treat when you book a table at Crab Farm Winery... Join Fraser Mack at Crab Farm Winery's restaurant for a few hours of acoustic originals and covers. You might have heard him during Hawkes Bay Summers in wineries and cafes. You may have seen him in the evening with his dynamic...

Date: Sunday 4 March to Friday 22 June
Where:
Crab Farm Winery, Napier, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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Operatunity Presents: Shake, Rattle & Roll

Operatunity Presents: Shake, Rattle & Roll

The 50’s and 60’s introduced a liberating new beat, a more enveloping style of music, a greater zest for life and a more contagious invitation to dance than ever before. It gave us some of the greatest artists of all time and started the frenzy of crazed fans, fanatical adoration and even panty...

Date: Thursday 28 June
Where:
Bay City Outreach Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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August 2018

Operatunity: The Golden Era of Musicals

Operatunity: The Golden Era of Musicals

Many of us grew up with musicals featuring the singing greats like Jeanette McDonald, Nelson Eddy, Judy Garland and Dame Julie Andrews. Featured both as stage musicals and endearing movies this era of music theatre combined the romance, “feel-good”, attitude of the era with amazing melody...

Date: Thursday 16 August
Where:
Bay City Outreach Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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September 2018

Operatunity Presents: Tennessee Waltz

Operatunity Presents: Tennessee Waltz

In a concert where pop meets traditional country we feature award winning songs from artists like Doris Day, John Denver, Connie Francis, Kenny Rodgers and Dolly Parton. We have a stellar cast which includes Karl Perigo, Suzanne Lynch (The Chicks), Marian Burns and Marian’s sister Karen Davy...

Date: Thursday 27 September
Where:
Bay City Outreach Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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November 2018

Operatunity Presents: Divas & Divos

Operatunity Presents: Divas & Divos

In a concert with a similar format to our acclaimed Mario Lanza show in 2016, we look into the lives and music of many of the world’s greatest singers of all time including Joan Sutherland, Maria Callas, Pavarotti, Caruso and Mario Lanza. Using multimedia, anecdotes, real life stories and the...

Date: Thursday 1 November
Where:
Bay City Outreach Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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December 2018

Operatunity: Cinderella - A Christmas Pantomime

Operatunity: Cinderella - A Christmas Pantomime

We bring you our famous Christmas pantomime with a new twist on Cinderella! The world of theatre has always had a tradition of presenting a madcap, nonsense style pantomime at Christmas to escape the stress and rigours of the season and bring out the inner kid in us all. Using famous songs,...

Date: Thursday 6 December
Where:
Bay City Outreach Centre, Hastings, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

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