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Michael Mcintyre, Filth and the Drab Doo Riffs with all your usuals.
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The Doobie Brothers will bring their celebrated catalogue of rock music back to our shores this Easter for one Auckland show at The Civic on Friday 25 April. As one of the most popular and influential rock bands of the ‘70’s, The Doobie brothers evolved from a mellow, post-hippie boogie band to a slick, soulinflicted pop outfit by the end of the decade.
SEE THEM LIVE: THE DOOBIE BROTHERS FRI 25 APR THE CIVIC, AUCKLAND

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New Zealand continues its lengthy love affair when Elvis Costello, the acclaimed singer-songwriter, returns to New Zealand in April 2014 bringing with him The Imposters. Costello will play just one show in Auckland on Sunday 27 April at the The Civic after his already announced festival appearances at Deni Blues & Roots in Deniliquin and Byron Bay’s Bluesfest in Australia.
SEE HIM LIVE: ELVIS COSTELLO SUN 27 APR THE CIVIC, AUCKLAND TICKETS ON SALE: 9AM, THU 28 NOV TICKETMASTER.CO.NZ

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Erykah Badu will once again grace New Zealand fans with one show in Auckland. Universally known as the ‘Queen of Soul’, Badu’s unique approach to soul has redefined the genre, described as a mix of traditional soul vocals, staccato hip-hop rhythms and a laid-back jazzy groove by ‘The New York Times’. “After 15 years in the music business, Erykah Badu remains a fiercely independent spirit and genuinely inspiring artist.” – NZ Herald.
SEE HER LIVE: ERYKAH BADU THU 10 APRIL THE CIVIC, AUCKLAND  TICKETS ON SALE: 9AM, THU 21 NOV TICKETMASTER.CO.NZ

Ellie Goulding will be bringing her voice and unique brand of indieelectronica to New Zealand for a tour in June. Having toured Australia in 2013 as both part of the Future Music Festival line-up and her own headline side shows, Ellie Goulding is set to deliver an electrifying live performance in Perth, Melbourne, Adelaide Sydney and Brisbane before heading to New Zealand for shows in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.
SEE HER LIVE: ELLIE GOULDING SAT 07 JUN VECTOR ARENA AUCKLAND MON 09 JUN TSB BANK ARENA, WELLINGTON WED 11 JUN CBS CANTERBURY ARENA, CHRISTCHURCH

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In a recent interview with Rolling Stone, Pink Floyd co-founder, Roger Waters, was quoted as saying, “I finished a demo of it last night.” “It’s 55 minutes long. It’s songs and theatre as well. I don’t want to give too much away, but it’s couched as a radio play. It has characters who speak to each other, and it’s a quest. It’s about an old man and a young child trying to figure out why they are killing the children.” After the recent and highly successful three-year tour of, The Wall, Roger is undecided is the album will be supported with a tour. He told Rolling Stone “I’m suffering a little bit of withdrawal after ending The Wall tour.” “It’s sort of a relief to not have to go out and do that every night, but they’re such a great team. There were 180 of us together every day. That piece was very moving every night.”

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ALIGHT MCKNIGHT

R&B singer-songwriter, producer and musician, Brian McKnight is coming to New Zealand for a single show. Brian’s last visit in 2011 saw him deliver an acoustic performance at the Civic Theatre. This time around Brian returns with his full seven-piece band, to showcase new songs from his latest album ‘More Than Words’ as well as performing his hits.
SEE HIM LIVE: BRIAN MCKNIGHT THU 27 FEB ASB THEATRE, AUCKLAND TICKETS ON SALE: 9AM, THU 21 NOV TICKETMASTER.CO.NZ

The Texan-bred indie folkrockers Okkervil River have announced two New Zealand shows. The band recently released their album The Silver Gymnasium, which finds them travelling back to those glory days of the 1980s. Local fans will attest from previous visits that Okkervil River are an extremely well-drilled and evocative live proposition, so it will be exciting to watch them bring these timetravelling new tunes to life when they returning next February.
SEE THEM LIVE: OKKERVIL RIVER SAT 15 FEB BODEGA, WELLINGTON SUN 16 FEB THE KINGS ARMS, AUCKLAND

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TVNZ has unveiled its exciting primetime plans for New Zealand’s most watched channels in 2014.

TVNZ Head of Television, Jeff Latch, says: “There’s so much to love about our 2014 lineup. TV ONE and TV2 have a sensational new slate of programming that we hope viewers will take to their hearts.” Latch says the year ahead showcases the depth and breadth of TVNZ’s local and international programming. “Mark my words: 2014 is going to be a standout year for local content. TVNZ will put to air more than $100 million of local programming. We’re proud to continue to champion our nation’s stories with a strong focus on quality New Zealand drama, comedy, news and factual programming. Combined with our unparalleled access to hit international shows, our viewers will be spoilt for choice.” On TV ONE Broadchurch, Breathless, Secrets and Lies, Rake, Upper Middle Bogan, MasterChef New Zealand, Agent Anna, Offspring, The Following, House Husbands, A Place to Call Home, Mr Selfridge, Person of Interest, Scandal, and Call the Midwife. NEW TO TV2 Agents of SHIELD, Resurrection, Step Dave, Super Fun Night, Mom, Nabbed, Wentworth, Arrow, Revenge, The Big Bang Theory, Once Upon A Time, The Amazing Race Australia and My Kitchen Rules.

Your house is on fire, what do save? I’d save the people in the house. I can replace everything else. Favourite ‘90s TV show? I didn’t watch TV in the ‘90s. Dream job as a kid? Building fences. I absolutely love hammering nails into wood. First album? Stevie Wonder’s Talking Book. If you weren’t a musician, what would you be? I’d like to work with the Forest Service. Ultimate festival line-up? Mississippi John Hurt, John Coltrane, Eddie Arnold, Doris Day, Nirvana, John Fahey, Vladimir Ashkenazy, and Billie Holiday. Who would play you in a film? Gary Oldman. How do you discover new music? Recommendations from friends. Worst job you’ve had? I haven’t ever had a job I didn’t like, fortunately. Which song do you wish you wrote? Any one of the Lennon/McCartney hits. Imagine the fun of trying to figure out how to spend all that royalty money! Biggest fear? Haunted houses. First gig in attendance? I’ve never gone to big concerts. As soon as I learned to drive I started going to any underage club I could get to that had scruffy hippies playing old-time music on old guitars. I loved those years.
SEE HIM LIVE: KELLY JOE PHELPS WED 20 NOV THE KINGS ARMS, AUCKLAND THU 21 NOV TAURANGA ART GALLERY, TAURANGA FRI 22 NOV 4TH WALL THEATRE, NEW PLYMOUTH SAT 23 NOV KING STREET LIVE, MASTERTON SUN 24 NOV SAN FRAN BATH HOUSE, WELLINGTON THU 28 NOV NELSON SCHOOL OF MUSIC, NELSON FRI 29 NOV NAVAL POINT YACHT CLUB, LYTTELTON SAT 30 NOV BAPTIST HALL, DUNEDIN SUN 01 DEC RIPPON VINEYARD, WANAKA

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MUSIC
WED 20 NOV
KELLY JOE PHELPS
THE KINGS ARMS
8PM, $40, EVENTFINDER.CO.NZ

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FRI 22 NOV
OPTIV & BTK
STUDIO
10PM, $25, ITICKET.CO.NZ

Exploring the heart and soul of US music, Kelly Joe Phelps has been recording and playing around the world for close to 20 years. A virtuoso slide guitar player and accomplished singer-songwriter, he has toured alongside BB King, Lucinda Williams and Madeline Peyroux.

Both producers have had a long history of releases in the drum & bass scene and between them have appeared on an impressive list of revered labels such as Renegade Hardware, Subtitles Music, Virus, and many more. Optiv from the UK and BTK from Brazil joined forces in Switzerland after meeting up at various events in the area.

BLACK REBEL MOTORCYCLE CLUB
THE POWERSTATION
8PM, $57.50, TICKETMASTER.CO.NZ

GREG JOHNSON
JUICE BAR
8PM, $45, TICKETMASTER.CO.NZ

With a catalogue now six albums strong, the San Francisco trio’s latest offering, Specter at the Feast, has been hailed as their strongest, most poignant recording to date. The album was written after the band lost one of their central figures in 2010, father to bassist Robert Been.

Greg Johnson will perform seven concerts across New Zealand for his Spring Lounge tour, including a very special Juice Bar Legends televised concert in Auckland. The November tour for California-based Johnson includes South Island shows in Christchurch, Nelson and Picton, while North Island fans can catch him in Wellington, Auckland, Huapai and Waiuku. Joined by Lisa Crawley.

NEUTRAL MILK HOTEL
SAMMY’S
8PM, $50, UTR.CO.NZ

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EKKO PARK
DuX Live
8PM

Reuniting in April this year, the US indie rock band is proud to be in original form and on tour again. Playing four shows around the country, fans will be pleased to see singer, guitarist and songwriter Jeff Mangum at the forefront of the group’s experimental sound, obscure lyrics and eclectic instrumentation.

THU 21 NOV
LAWRENCE ARABIA
THE KINGS ARMS
8PM, $20, UTR.CO.NZ

Ekko Park is an Auckland four-piece rock band with great pedigree. Described as “a ship captained by an Irishman and crewed by three Kiwis” – singer Joe, a born and bred Belfast boy, travelled the globe playing music before settling in New Zealand where he teamed up with some blokes from down under, who had been playing around the local scene.

BEASTWARS
THE KINGS ARMS
9PM, $18-25, UTR.CO.NZ

The Festival of Colour presents Lawrence Arabia’s Wanaka date as part of the band’s first-ever nationwide tour outside the four main centres. Arabia, aka James Milne, said the show would be just as entertaining as April’s gig, but a whole new sonic experience for the town.

Following news Nick Keller is nominated for Best Album Art at the Vodafone NZ Music awards for Blood Becomes Fire the band are excited to have a set list including songs from the new album that have never been played live before and a taste of the new music being readied for future releases.

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This year hosted by Shannon Ryan and Stan Walker, with live performances from Ruby Frost, Iva Lamkum, Aradhna and the one and only Lorde, it’s set to be the biggest event to date. Jam-packed with influential people from the biz and media peeps, it’s smoozing and boozing and having a good time. Get amongst!

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SAT 23 NOV
JUSTIN BIEBER
VECTOR ARENA
6.30PM, $103-152, TICKETMASTER.CO.NZ

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HOME SURGERY: 2009-2013

He’s been spending time in Brazil, reportedly hitting up brothels and sleeping with young ladies, so who knows what mischief the 19-year-old will get up to in New Zealand? The Baby hitmaker promises an electric show – bring you earplugs as the girls will be going cray cray for Bieb’s brawn. So inappropriate.

DRAGON
OLD ST PAUL’S
8PM, $67.50, TICKETMASTER.CO.NZ

No longer chasing the April Sun in Cuba, the boys return to New Zealand to perform their first series of acoustic gigs around the country. Their one of the biggest rocks bands of a generation, spurring a number of top chart hits, and now revisiting their classics from an acoustic mindset, fans are in for a treat.

SUMMER SMASH 2013
YOT CLUB, RAGLAN
What are you working on right now? An illustration for a local band called the BloodBags. Who was an inspiration or idol to you growing up? My brother. When you were a kid what was your dream job? A cartoonist. What’s your favourite venue in the country? It would have to be Whammy bar or Mighty Mighty. Where was the last place you went out for dinner? The Taste Place in Mt Eden. Where’s the best place to get Eggs Benedict? At home. What has been the best show you’ve attended this year? Black Sabbath. What show are you most anticipating this year? Guitar Wolf. What’s your guilty pleasure? Smoking (Although I don’t feel particularly guilty about it). Is tall poppy syndrome a thing? It is definitely something. What do you most respect about your friends? Their ability to keep listening… A usual Saturday night for you is… Smoking a lot. A usual Wednesday night for you is… Still smoking. One piece of advice you’ve never forgotten… Be nice to people. The biggest mistake you’ve made is… Not being nice to people The biggest success you’ve had is… Putting a ring on my wife’s finger. New Zealand music needs more… Badass Motherfuckers. New Zealand television needs more… Badass Motherfuckers. New Zealand audiences are… Going to have a better time if they go see all these Badass Motherfuckers. One industry that’s overlooked in New Zealand is… Comics. Name five things surrounding you right now. Books, Coffee, A security guard named tevita, a Librarian and a Pot plant. Do a self-portrait in under five minutes for us. You can see this on the cover of home Surgery.
9PM, $10, EVENTFINDER.CO.NZ

Time to welcome in the approaching summer season with some of New Zealand’s finest musical talents. Come dance the night away to an eclectic mix of rock, drum & bass, electro and dub. Acts include Knights of the Dub Table, Cheshire Grimm, J-Plates and more announcements coming soon!

BOND STREET BRIDGE
ST CHAD’S COMMUNICAYION CENTRE, ROTORUA
8PM, $15, EVENTFINDER.CO.NZ

The alt-folksters are proud to announce the release of an album recording the incredible stories of Captain Scott and Sir Ernest Shackleton. The band is celebrating the release with a national tour, taking in special performances at some of New Zealand’s premier museums and galleries.

MON 25 NOV
CHARLEY PRIDE
FOUNDERS THEATRE
8PM, $97, TICKETEK.CO.NZ

Charley Pride is one of the biggest selling country music artists of all time. He has sold an incredible 70 million albums, including 31 gold and 4 platinum albums – as well as one that achieved quadruple platinum status.

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FRI 22 NOV
GREG STRAIGHT
AUGUSTO
5PM-8PM

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ARTIST Q&A
BETH ALLEN
ACTRESS
Plenty of people chat to me at Pak’nSave, but I prefer if no one talks to me in my house, because they will likely interrupt me talking to myself, or to the dog. The best TV show around at the moment is… Community. The best place for a date night is… The French Café if you want to show your credit card who’s boss, or my couch if my husband is cooking. While I throw meals together and hope for the best, he actually bothers to take time and ensure it’s edible. I think he bought the tarragon powder. People say you look like… A meercat. Or Julia Roberts. Or “familiar.” Kittens or puppies? Puppies. Cats are fickle. I need more commitment from my relationships than they are prepared to give. What generic current affair has your blood boiled? The Roast Busters and the terrible rate of conviction for sexual crimes the world over.
SEE HER PERFORM: BETH ALLEN IN BETWEEN THE SHEETS TUE 19 NOV - SAT 30 NOV THE BASEMENT THEATRE, AUCKLAND

He first became known as an artist when working as a graphic designer. Greg decided to turn his focus back to fine arts and produced a striking range of kiwiana art prints inspired by the tiki. To celebrate a huge year, Greg will be showcasing old favourites and new works, including a range based on his artwork for Chelsea.

BOEING BOEING
FORTUNE THEATRE
7.30PM, $20-40, FORTUNETHEATRE.CO.NZ

Bernard, a successful architect living in a posh Paris apartment, has been deftly juggling three fiancées – one French, one American and one German, all flight attendants. But this supersonic lifestyle hits turbulence when his old college friend visits, a new faster Boeing jet has been introduced and each of his three fiancées change their flight schedules.

SAT 23 NOV
NZ TATTOO & ARTS FESTIVAL
TSB STADIUM, NEW PLYMOUTH
SAT 23 NOV - SUN 24 NOV 11AM-10PM, $40, DOOR SALES ONLY

Who’s in the dead supergroup for your dream hologram show? Hendrix, Joplin, Michael Jackson and Keith Moon, and I insist on going to the after-party. What’s an upcoming film you’re jazzed about? Dallas Buyers Club. I like Matthew McConaughey’s “I do what I want” attitude. And he’s a sweet babe. Where can your stalkers find you during the weekend? Pak’nSave Mt Albert and in my house.

This is Australasia’s largest tattoo event, with more than 200 of the world’s best tattoo artists, including Dan Smith, Randy Englehard, Sabado and Jim Sylvia. Star of reality TV show Best Ink and international model Sabina Kelley is in attendance, plus live music from Beastwars, Fire at Will, Ekko Park and more.

SUN 24 NOV
NZ SCHOOL OF DANCE GRAD SEASON
NZ NATIONAL DANCE AND DRAMA CENTRE
2PM, $16-28

BEN HURLEY
PADDINGTON LIVE
8PM, $20, EVENTFINDER.CO.NZ

After a sell-out show at The Paddington last month, Kiwi comedians are back and packing the laughs with 7 Days superstar, Ben Hurley, as the headliner. Also featuring the energetic and hilarious Jamie Bowen, who is fresh from a trip to the UK. Then there’s magician Jarred Fell and Irish host Alan McElroy.

One of the most eagerly anticipated events on the dance calendar, the school offers an exhilarating mix of classical ballet and contemporary choreography. Showcasing the exceptional talent of students from all three years, this programme represents the best of national and international dance.

MON 25 NOV
MICHAEL MCINTYRE
VECTOR ARENA
8PM, $90-100

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The British comedian’s spot-on observational comedy and trademark ability to turn everyday situations into master-classes of human exasperation, have struck chords with millions of fans, resolutely cementing him as one of the UK’s most loved and treasured comedy performers.

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THU 22 NOV
GENERAL

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FILM OF THE WEEK
HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE CARRIE

The second installment in the Hunger Games franchise follows Katniss and Peeta after surviving the games. The pair find themselves forced back into the deadly free-for-all tournament for the ‘Quarter Quell’, the 75th Hunger Games that brings back 24 victors from previous years.
dIRected by KIMbeRly PeIRce

MUD
GENERAL
School was – pardon the expression – bloody, screaming hell in Stephen King’s 1974 novel, and Brian De Palma’s still-definitive 1977 film adaptation. The problem for Kimberley (Boys Don’t Cry) Peirce’s competent cover version is how to up the stakes? We begin, boldly enough, with crazy Mrs. White (Julianne Moore) about to plunge a pair of scissors into newborn baby Carrie, who’s possessed with telekinetic powers. But following this original opening gambit is a procession of familiar plot beats modernised and amped up to 11. When the teenaged Carrie (Chloë Grace Moretz) is tormented by her classmates during her first period, the ordeal is filmed and uploaded. When Mrs. White hits Carrie with a Bible, it’s not a shocking slap but a WWE nosebreaker. And, as in the book, Carrie’s final vengeance engulfs most of the

StARRIng ChlOË GRAce MORetz, JUlIAnne MOORe, GAbRIellA WIlde

town, not just the school prom. Although brutally efficient and well acted, Peirce’s effort lacks character. Moretz is far too selfpossessed to convince as an ugly duckling, and her powers are too developed for her to be considered an underdog. Not only can she mind-weld (!), she seems to be auditioning for Looper 2. Moore is good, as always, and newcomer Gabriella Wilde shines as Sue Snell, the film’s conscience, but whereas De Palma’s classic combined high camp and horror to resemble a massacre on the set of Happy Days, this is more like a bad day in The O.C. It’s too knowing, too blasé – or maybe we are. Perhaps it’s as simple as this: you can’t mourn lost innocence twice.
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Coming-of-age drama seen through the eyes of two boys - Ellis and Neckbone - who discover and befriend a charismatic fugitive named Mud hiding on an island on the Mississippi. Mud takes a liking to the boys and recruits them to his cause: the search for true love and a clean getaway.

THE WRITERS’ ROOM
9PM, SOHO

The Writers Room is a panel style discussion with the biggest puppet masters in television. Join the cocreators of Game of Thrones, as they open up in a rare and candid behind the- scenes look. In full confession, find out how Game of Thrones has became more eagerly anticipated than winter coming.

SAT 23 NOV
DUMBO
DISNEY JUNIOR, 12pm

MON 25 NOV
BIG BROTHER AUSTRALIA
TV3, 4.30pm

A heart warming Disney classic from 1941, the story of a young circus elephant ridiculed because of his enormous ears. Assisted by a mouse and numerous cheeky characters, they sing and dance their way to achieving Dumbo’s full potential by unlocking a talent .

SUN 24 NOV
A BEAUTIFUL MIND
SKY MOVIES GREATS, 8.30PM

More than just a social experiment, Big Brother is a psychologists dream. This years housemates will make you laugh, cry and you’ll find yourself yelling at the TV not sure knowing why. There are plenty of twists and “oh no you didn’t” scenarios.

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Based on the life of Nobel Prize-winning scientist John Forbes Nash, Jr Nash – played by Russell Crowe – as he struggles between brilliance and schizophrenia. Jennifer Connelly portrays Nash’s devoted-yet-troubled wife. A good watch for a Sunday night on the couch.
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PRESTON MASTER BUTCHERS
TORRENS TCE

The family owned and operated business has been running for more than 100 years, so fair to say they know a thing or two about their meat. For the finest cuts and to meet your specific BBQ meat needs. From an extensive selection of banquet roasts and the traditional cuts of pork, to homemade smallgoods.

STRAWBERRY FARE
19 BEALEY AVE

THE STORE
130 QUAY ST

Sure, these guys do breakfast, lunch and dinner as you would expect, but what you really want to know about is the dessert. A two page menu that might as well be dipped in chocolate sums up how delectable this place is.

A European artisan deli/bakery right in the heart of Britomart, The Store is a place of two halves. On one side, there’s the chic diner, serving casual meals and drinks. The other is a neighbourhood grocer, selling a revolving menu of in-house made gourmet food and coffee. This includes takeaway pastries, loaves of fresh, delicious bread and even gelato. The menu follows a “farm to fork” philosophy, with local produce all the way, incorporating citrus fruit, pears, figs, pecan and macadamia nuts grown at The Hip Group’s own orchard at Kumeu. A truly delightful experience.

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WED 20
BAD STATE, DosERMA, CoNCRETE DoNKEY
Ding Dong Lounge 8PM, Wine Cellar, $10

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12PM, Capitol Cinema

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Ding Dong Lounge

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8PM, Basement Theatre

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8PM, Basement Theatre

CLAssIC LATE & LIVE CoMEDY

BETWEEN THE SHEETs
8PM, Basement Theatre

CosMoLoGICAL BEGINNINGs DAN, GRuNTER AND FRIENDs DJ GABRIELLA

10:30PM, The Classic Comedy Club

BIG WEDNEsDAY FREsH CoMEDY

TAsTE of PuKETAPAPA
Mt Roskill, Three Kings and Hillsborough

6PM, Endemic World

DJ GENERAL LEE

9PM, Twentyone SKY CITY

DJ PAuL CHANKAY
6:30PM, The Deck

8PM, The Classic Comedy Club

BLACK REBEL MoToRCYCLE CLuB WITH GHosT WAVE
8PM, The Powerstation

THE VoDAfoNE SEAsoN Of CHICAGo
6:30PM, Q Auckland

8:30PM, The Windsor Castle 9PM, Twentyone SKY CITY

VERoNA SEssIoNs WITH THE REPEAT
9PM, Verona

DJ RoGER C (BARCELoNA) WITH suPPoRT fRoM BoBBY BRAzuKA
9PM, Ponsonby Social Club

EMERGING PIXELs #3
7:30AM, Aotea Centre

DJ KLAssIX fRoM PARIs
9PM, Twentyone SKY CITY

DJ SAMPLE GEE DJ SoLLY

DOWNTOWN BROWNS WHEELS ON WEDNESDAY
5PM, Barrio

WICKED - THE UNToLD SToRY of THE WITCHEs of Oz
7:30PM, The Civic

FEW CHuR LAB WITH KXVGXN, SAM HARMAN AND GuEsT
8PM, Verona

12:30PM, Twentyone SKY CITY 8PM, Neighbourhood

EMERGING PIXELs #3
7:30AM, Aotea Centre 10AM, Auckland War Memorial Museum

THU 21
2013 VoDAfoNE NEW ZEALAND MusIC AWARDs
5:45PM, Vector Arena, $25

FIN.

EMERGING PIXELs #3
7:30AM, Aotea Centre

7:30PM, Raye Freedman Arts Centre

FRoM THE SuMMIT

FoRGoTTEN GENERATIoN, PENNY DREADfuLs AND DIRTY VINYLs @ LuCHA LouNGE
The Lucha Lounge

FANGs FIN.

Ding Dong Lounge 7:30PM, Raye Freedman Arts Centre

WELLINGTON gig gUiDe
WED 20
SPECIAL SCREENING AND Q&A WITH OsCAR ACCREDITED FILMMAKERs
6:30PM, The Film Archive

THE DIGG EP RELEAsE W No SHELLs
9PM, Meow!

FREEK of THE WEEK fEATuRING KILLAMANRARo
5PM, Barrio

FRIDAYs AT BARRIo
4PM, Barrio

FRoM THE SuMMIT
10AM, Auckland War Memorial Museum

FRIDAYs AT REVELRY WITH DEEWHY, RICHIE RICH AND DJ KATANA
5PM, Revelry

SAT 23
2013 WELLINGToN ZINEfEsT
12PM, The James Cabaret, $5

SPLITTING AToMs W/ GIVEN NAMEs AND SLoWER MoTIoN
10PM, Bodega

KRAus, KLAus FILIP,NICK GRAHAM

FRIDAYs AT SALE ST
6PM, Sale Street

7:30PM, Audio Foundation HQ, $5

FRIDAY NIGHT WITH Dj AIMEE RENsfoRD
5PM, La Zeppa Kitchen 10AM, Auckland War Memorial Museum

BITCHFEsT - A FEMALE VoCAL SHoWCAsE
8PM, Bar Medusa, $5

THE MEDICINE STAND UP CoMEDY
8PM, The Cavern Club

OCCuPATIoNAL THERAPY WITH BoBBY BRAzuKA & ONNY KAuLIMA
9PM, Ponsonby Social Club Mt Roskill, Three Kings and Hillsborough

FRoM THE SuMMIT GREG JoHNsoN
8:30PM, Juice Bar

DRAGoN - THE ACousTIC CHuRCH TouR
8PM, Old St Paulís Cathedral

TAsTE of PuKETAPAPA THE VoDAfoNE SEAsoN Of CHICAGo
8PM, Q Auckland

THEE WEDNESDAY NIGHT FREE-SHOW! WITH ARCHER (AU)
9:30PM, Mighty Mighty

FILMs WITH FIGHT
7PM, The Film Archive

GREG STRAIGHT - ENDLEss SuMMER ART SHoW
5PM, Augusto

THU 21
FILMs WITH FIGHT
7PM, The Film Archive 8PM, Bar Medusa, $5

THE WIGGLEs - READY, STEADY, WIGGLE TouR NZ 2013
1PM, St James Theatre

THuRsDAYs AT SALE ST
6:30PM, Sale Street

MAGIC RouNDABouT WITH STINKY JIM AND DuBHEAD
5PM, Verona

NIGHTRAIN AND GuEsTs LuCKLEss ‘DRuMs & DusT’ TouR NoVEMBER 2013
9PM, Mighty Mighty

WELLINGTON ZINE FEST AFTER PARTY!

THuRsDAY PRo NIGHT
8PM, The Classic Studio

OPTIV & BTK OXYTOCIN

10:30PM, Mighty Mighty, $5

10PM, The Studio, $30 9PM, USEC (Union Street Event Centre)

SUN 24
CuRIosITY RoADsHoW
12PM, Museum Of Wellington City & Sea

TuRNING oN PARNELL’s CHRIsTMAs LIGHTs
Heard Park

FRI 22
FILMs WITH FIGHT
7PM, The Film Archive

WICKED - THE UNToLD SToRY of THE WITCHEs of Oz
7:30PM, The Civic

MON 25
RAW MEAT CoMEDY - NoVEMBER
8PM, The Fringe Bar

FRI 22
BEASTWARS BLooD BECoMEs FIRE TouR
The Kings Arms

SURF FRIENDS & LITTLE BARK

10:30PM, Mighty Mighty, $5

SHIT WORTH DOING

AUCKlAnD gig gUiDe
SoNs Of ZIoN, ToMoRRoW PEoPLE & CHAD CHAMBERs
8PM, Papakura Tavern, $40 Mt Roskill, Three Kings and Hillsborough

FRoM THE SuMMIT
10AM, Auckland War Memorial Museum

BETWEEN THE SHEETs
8PM, Basement Theatre

MICHAEL MCINTYRE
Vector Arena

JusTIN BIEBER

FIN.

TAsTE of PuKETAPAPA THE C.V.E

6:30PM, Vector Arena

7:30PM, Raye Freedman Arts Centre

RAW CoMEDY NIGHT sDf

8PM, The Classic Comedy Club 4:20, 373 Karangahape Rd

LAWRENCE ARABIA
8:30PM, Leigh Sawmill

FRoM THE SuMMIT
10AM, Auckland War Memorial Museum Hallertau

9PM, Empire Tavern

KNoCK KNoCK CoMEDY fEATuRING BEN HuRLEY
8PM, Paddington Live

TAsTE of PuKETAPAPA
Mt Roskill, Three Kings and Hillsborough

THE FAVouRED FEW EP RELEASE GIG
8:30PM, Backbeat Bar, $10

LAsT SuNDAY JAzz LIVE JAzz@THE STABLEs
6PM, Elliott Stables

LuCKLEss ‘DRuMs & DusT’ TouR NoVEMBER 2013 MIHo WADA
7:30PM, Windsor Castle

THE VoDAfoNE SEAsoN Of CHICAGo
6PM, Q Auckland

THE FRIDAY SHuffLE
8PM, Sliders Kitchen & Bar

8PM, The Portland Public House

LouIs BAKER BIRDs TouR

THE JAzz AGE: SoNGs of THE SILVER SCREEN
Victoria Theatre

5:30PM, Leigh Sawmill, $20

TUE 26
BETWEEN THE SHEETs
8PM, Basement Theatre 7:30AM, Aotea Centre 10AM, Auckland War Memorial Museum

MoDERN LoVE
6PM, Ginger Minx Verona

THE MAGIK SEssIoNs
9PM, Ginger Minx

MR BIG STuff SATuRDAYs AT REVELRY WITH DEAN CAMPBELL AND JERM
8PM, Revelry

WICKED - THE UNToLD SToRY of THE WITCHEs of Oz
1PM, The Civic

EMERGING PIXELs #3 FRoM THE SuMMIT JAPANEsE FILM WEEK 2013

THE VoDAfoNE SEAsoN Of CHICAGo
8PM, Q Auckland

MON 25
BETWEEN THE SHEETs
8PM, Basement Theatre 7:30AM, Aotea Centre 10AM, Auckland War Memorial Museum

WICKED - THE UNToLD SToRY of THE WITCHEs of Oz
7:30PM, The Civic

SATuRDAYs AT SALE ST
7PM, Sale Street

EMERGING PIXELs #3 FRoM THE SuMMIT JAPANEsE FILM WEEK 2013

6:15PM, Rialto - Newmarket

SAT 23
A-CITY JACKERs
9PM, Red Bar

SATuRDAY NIGHT AT LA ZEPPA WITH Dj TIDo
6PM, La Zeppa Kitchen

TAsTE of PuKETAPAPA
Mt Roskill, Three Kings and Hillsborough

SICK DIsCo PREsENTs ELECTRIC WIRE HusTLE
9PM, Cassette Nine, $20

BETWEEN THE SHEETs
2:00PM, Basement Theatre 8PM, Basement Theatre

6:15PM, Rialto - Newmarket

BETWEEN THE SHEETs CLAssIC CoMEDY XMAs SHoWCAsE

SoNs Of ZIoN, ToMoRRoW PEoPLE & CHAD CHAMBERs
8PM, The Brownzy, $40 Kelliher Estate

CHRISTCHURCH gig gUiDe
THU 21
ALTMusIC PREsENTs MERzBoW WITH ACCLIMATE AND STANIER BLACK-FIVE (CHRIsTCHuRCH sHoW)
9PM, Dux Live

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SToLI FIEsTA DEL SoL TAsTE of PuKETAPAPA
Mt Roskill, Three Kings and Hillsborough

8:30PM, The Classic Comedy Club

DEAD LITTLE PENNY & MINNIE PRICKLEs WITH GuEsTs
Wine Cellar

DJ CooLHAND LuKE
6PM, Neighbourhood

THE ANTIHERo E.P RELEAsE PARTY

11PM, Whammy Bar, $10

DJs FRANK BooKER & MIKKI DEE (WELLINGToN)
9PM, Ponsonby Social Club 9PM, Twentyone SKY CITY

THE VoDAfoNE SEAsoN Of CHICAGo
8PM, Q Auckland

DRAGoN - THE ACousTIC CHuRCH TouR
8PM, St Michael and All Angels

SAT 23
T54 IN BRusH PARK ALBuM RELEAsE TouR
9PM, Darkroom

DJ GRANT MARsHALL DJ IMAGINE THIs DJ LINLEY LATu
7:30PM, The Deck

UPToWN BooGIE
3PM, Neighbourhood

SquARE WAVE FEsTIVAL - DoNNY BENET (Aus) AND DoPRAH
9PM, Darkroom

8:30PM, Neighbourhood

#VoGuE fT. L D R U (FuTuRE CLAssICs / AUS)
10PM, Goldfinch

THE TINY LIEs - THE OAKs THEY WILL BoW RELEAsE TouR
9PM, Wunderbar, $20

DJ ToNY PHoENIX DoLLHousE FIN.
Ding Dong Lounge

WICKED - THE UNToLD SToRY of THE WITCHEs of Oz
2PM, The Civic

FRI 22
DRAGoN - THE ACousTIC CHuRCH TouR
8PM, Cardboard Cathedral

TWo WoLVEs ALBuM RELEAsE NZ TouR
9:30PM, New City Hotel

12:30PM, Twentyone SKY CITY

SUN 24
AN EVENING WITH MANDY PATINKIN & NATHAN GuNN
6PM, ASB Theatre

EKKo PARK
Dux Live

7:30PM, Raye Freedman Arts Centre

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SHIT WORTH DOING

REGIONAL gig gUiDe
WED 20
ARoHA QuARTET IN ‘NEAR & FAR(R)’
7PM, St Andrew’s in the City, Palmerston North

FRI 22
LuCKLEss ‘DRuMs & DusT’ TouR NoVEMBER 2013

Space Monster, Wanganui

BITCHIN’ BINGo AT PoG MAHoNEs QToWN
Pog Mahones Irish Pub, Queenstown

SAT 23
BEASTWARS BLooD BECoMEs FIRE TouR FREAKY MEAT
Biddy Mulligan’s Irish Pub, Hamilton The Mayfair, New Plymouth

BITCHIN BINGo AT THE FIND

World Bar, Queenstown Lakes

DRAGoN - THE ACousTIC CHuRCH TouR
Knox Church, Dunedin

NZ TATToo FEsTIVAL SHoW ME SHoRTs FILM FEsTIVAL
Movie Max, Timaru

LuCKLEss ‘DRuMs & DusT’ TouR NoVEMBER 2013
The Free House, Nelson

TSB Stadium, New Plymouth

SHoW ME SHoRTs FILM FEsTIVAL SHoW ME SHoRTs FILM FEsTIVAL

SoLjAH WITH 12 DAYs
The Northern Wairoa Hotel, Dargaville

Bay City Cinemas, Tauranga

SUN 24
EKKo PARK AT NZ TATToo AND ARTs FEsTIVAL
TSB Stadium, New Plymouth

Limelight Cinema, Omaru

AucklandNZ.com

THU 21
LouIs BAKER BIRDs TouR
Snug, New Plymouth

NZ TATToo FEsTIVAL

TSB Stadium, New Plymouth

SOUTHBOUND RECORDS
southbound.co.nz/shop

RECORDS

VINYL MUSIC STORE

69 Mt Eden Rd . M t Eden . Auckl a nd southbound.co.nz /s hop - Open 7 Da ys Largest Selection Of New V i ny l I n NZ - P hone 0 9 3 0 2 0769
Lar g e S electio ns O f :

DRINK

Shit worth dRINKING

NO 1 HIGH
1 HIGH ST

It looks fancy, has a great rustic décor of learned books and ceiling-high shelves, but No 1 High Street is the place to be. Lunch is served for all to afford, with a great range from burgers and sandwiches to pasta and steak. Then when the lights go down, it’s party time with top local DJs and a huge dancefloor.

INCH BAR
8 BANK ST

HAVANA BAR
32A-34 WIGAN ST

Give them an Inch, they’ll take a mile? Well, when it comes to service and good banter, they will. They may be small, a hole in the wall if you will, but located opposite the Botanic Gardens in the north end of Dunedin.

DAYTIME

SPORTS BAR DANCE FLOOR ONE NIGHT STAND LIVE MUSIC CRAFT BEERS

Behind apartments, off the beaten track, lies a little bit of Cuba just bursting o get out. Looking more like a cute cottage than a colourful bar, Havana is a fun and funky place for socialites of all types. The bar has supported local and international musicians four nights a week for more than 10 years, and has maintained its commitment to providing free music to Wellingtonian’s ever since. From its inception, Havana Bar has created a new hum in the city by embracing all things Cuban: Its history, music, rum, famous cigars and coffee.

OPEN LATE

VIBE KeY

FOOD HIPSTER FRIENDLY AFTER WORK

STRIP TEASE

AUCKLAND’S PREMIER

shit worth Drinking

AUCKlAnD BARS AND EATERIES
ATICo CoCINA
Victoria Park Market 19 Drake St Freemans Bay, 354-4030 Inspired Caribbean food and cocktails in the old stables & roof terrace of the Vic Park Market.

THE EMPIRE

137 Victoria St W, 373 4389 New ownership, new look, new vibe!

PINXTOS

128c Ponsonby Rd Open now. Bar*Cafe*Tapas*

THE TuNING FoRK

BIG J’S

FATHER TED’S ORIGINAL IRISH PUB

THE PoRTLAND PuBLIC HousE

Vector Arena, 42 - 80 Mahuhu Crescent, 358-1250 The Tuning Fork is the ground floor space of our 2-storeyed bistro. It’s a great place for a private party on evenings when the main arena is not in use.

1 Melton Road - Mt Wellington, 5790340 Big J’s - Gourmet burgers rated no.1 via Concrete Play Ground and The Corporate Lunch Box websites. Home of Auckland’s best burgers.

1 Wellesley St West, 377-3142 Entertainment seven nights a week, with three big screens, pool table, competitions & prizes, quiz, karaoke and live music.

463 New North Rd The newest port of call in Kingsland.... rustic and raring to serve this evolving part of town.

VERONA

FIDDLER IRISH BAR

REVELRY

BREW ON QUAY

102 Quay Street Over 102 different beers from around NZ and the world.

71 Victoria St West A small, but perfectly formed, authentic Irish bar with some of Aucklands friendliest bar staff.

106 Ponsonby Road, 376- 8663 19th Century bohemian parlour meets opium den chic. Asian fusion style eatery set in a bohemian parlour.

169 K’Rd, 307-0508 Iconic K Rd hangout with cosy booths, delicious wholesome food, late night Djs & live music, cocktails, freshly squeezed juice & organic tap beer. Open 7 days 7am (9am weekends) till late.

Q THEATRE LE MoNDE CAfE SALE ST
368 Queen St, 222 2800 Belgium hot chocolates, coffees and offer a range of beautiful cakes (gluten free available) and organic drinks. 7 Sale St, 307-8148 Bistro dining, award-winning microbrewery, celebrated garden bar and a private Velvet Room!

CITIzEN PARK

424 New North Rd, 846-4964 SoCal inspired garden bar with great food and a social-friendly atmosphere. Relaxed place to come eat, drink, and mingle.

305 Queen Street, 282-3895 Auckland’s only performing arts venue that offers a full breakfast menu and delicious coffee to start your day. Range of lunch options, excellent wine list and a modern selection of tapas, pizzas, platters and dinner options.

MALT BAR DE POST
466 Mt Eden Rd, 630-9330 Your local in the heart of Mt. Eden with over 100 beers available.

SHADoWs STuDENT BAR
Auckland University, L3, 34 Princes St, 366 0544 Everybody is welcome. Party action every night of the week. DJ’s, pool tables, movies, quiz, karaoke, happy hours galore.

442 Richmond Road, Grey Lynn A must have stop between Ponsonby and Kingsland, with Monteiths beers and great food.

WAGAMAMA

Multiple Locations, wagamama.com This small sleek and super cool pad is the place for your next function come check us out!

THE PADDINGTON DING DONG LOUNGE
26 Wyndham Street New York’s premier rock and roll bar has come to town.

117 St Georges Bay Rd, 309-3586 A Parnell institution for sports events, craft beers and superb food with the recent addition of top-notch live gigs.

TOM TOM

27 Drake St, Freemans Bay, 377 5737 Tom Tom Bar & Eatery is the newly developed Gastrobar housed in a historically significant site.

144 Parnell Rd, 356-3650 Established in 1847, one of Auckland’s earliest surviving hotels serves gastro pub food in a comfortable, unpretentious environment.

THE WINDSOR CASTLE

tours & eVents

UPCoMing toUrs & events
AIR SUPPLY (AU)
Tue 03 Dec CBS Canterbury Arena, Christchurch Wed 04 Dec St James Theatre, Wellington Thu 05 Dec The Civic, Auckland

CLASSIC HITS WINERY TOUR 2014

JAMES BLUNT (UK) JIMMY CARR (UK) LA DE DA

Wed 28 May The Civic, Auckland

ALICIA KEYS & JOHN LEGEND (US) ARLI LIBERMAN BEASTWARS

Thu 19 Dec Vector Arena, Auckland

Fri 29 Nov The Kings Arms, Auckland Sat 30 Nov San Fran Bath House, Wellington

Fri 22 Nov The Kings Arms, Auckland Sat 23 Nov TSB Arena, NZ Tattoo & Art Festival, New Plymouth Sat 23 Nov Mayfair, NZ Tattoo & Art Festival after party, New Plymouth

BIG DAY OUT 2014

Fri 17 Jan Western Springs Park, Auckland

Fri 31 Jan Mystery Creek, Hamilton Sat 01 Feb Ascension Wine Estate, Matakana Sun 02 Feb Marina Reserve, Tutukaka Wed 05 Feb Church Road Winery, Napier Fri 07 Feb Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North Sat 08 Feb Alana Estate, Martinborough Tue 11 Feb Arena Manawatu Lawns, Palmerston North Thu 13 Feb Sentry Hill Winery, New Plymouth Fri 14 Feb Wharepai Domain, Tauranga Sat 15 Feb Villa Maria Winery, Auckland Thu 20 Feb Anderson Park, Invercargill Fri 21 Feb Waitiri Creek, Gibbston Sat 22 Feb Waipara Hills, Waipara Sun 23 Feb ANZAC Park, Greymouth Thu 27 Feb Neudorf Vineyards, Upper Moutere Fri 28 Feb Neudorf Vineyards, Upper Moutere Sat 01 Mar Villa Maria Winery, Blenheim

Sat 25 Jan Opera House, Wellington Sun 26 Jan Bruce Mason Centre, Auckland

Mon 30 Dec - Tue 31 Dec Daisybank Farm, Martinborough Vineyards

GUY SEBASTIAN (AU)

Fri 27 Dec Mangawhai Tavern, Mangawhai Sat 28 Dec Brewers Field, Mount Maunganui Thu 02 Jan Waihi Beach Hotel, Waihi Fri 03 Jan Butlers Reef Hotel, Oakura Sat 04 Jan Riwaka Hotel, Riwaka Sun 05 Jan The Bedford, Christchurch

HELMET (US)

BILLY BRAGG (UK)

Fri 20 Dec Bodega, Wellington Sat 21 Dec Galatos, Auckland

Sun 23 Mar The Opera House, Wellington Tue 25 Mar The Powerstation, Auckland

HIGHLIFE NYE EXPERIENCE
Tue 31 Dec Stonybridge Vineyard, Waiheke Island

LEONARD COHEN (CA)

BLACK REBEL MOTORCYCLE CLUB (US) BOND STREET BRIDGE
Sat 01 Mar Mt Smart Stadium, Auckland Sun 02 Mar Mt Smart Stadium, Auckland

THE HOLLIES

Sat 14 Dec CBS Canterbury Arena, Christchurch Tue 17 Dec TSB Bank Arena, Wellington Wed 18 Dec TSB Bank Arena, Wellington Sat 21 Dec Vector Arena, Auckland

Tue 19 Nov The Powerstation, Auckland Wed 20 Nov Bodega, Wellington

Fri 21 Feb CSB Arena, Christchurch Sat 22 Feb Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington Sun 23 Feb Aotea Centre, Auckland

LUMINATE 2015

Wed 28 Jan - Wed 04 Feb Golden Bay, Nelson

Fri 22 Nov MTG Hawkes Bay, Napier Sat 23 Nov Rogue Stage, Rotorua

JOHN MAYER DOLLY PARTON DRAGON
Fri 07 Feb Vector Arena, Auckland

Tue 29 Apr Vector Arena, Auckland

LYNYRD SKYNYRD, STARSHIP & 10CC

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN (US)

Sat 08 Feb The Amphitheatre, Taupo Sun 09 Feb Matakana Country Park, Matakana, Sat 15 Feb Gibbston Valley Winery, Queenstown

BRUNO MARS (US)

Sat 15 Mar Vector Arena, Auckland Sun 16 Mar Vector Arena, Auckland

CAMP A LOW HUM 2014

Fri 07 Feb - Sun 09 Feb Wainuiomata

Tue 19 Nov First Presbyterian Church, Invercargill Wed 20 Nov Knox Church, Dunedin Thu 21 Nov St Michael & All Angels, Christchurch Fri 22 Nov Cardboard Cathedral, Christchurch Sat 23 Nov Old St Paul’s, Wellington

MACKLEMORE & RYAN LEWIS
Wed 12 Mar TSB Bank Arena, Wellington Thu 13 Mar Vector Arena, Auckland

MATAKANAVAL 2014 JUSTIN BIEBER (CA)
Thu 02 Jan Matakana Country Park, Matakana Sat 23 Nov Vector Arena, Auckland

ENZO – STRANGER THAN FICTION ED KOWALCZYK CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS
Fri 13 Dec Holy Trinity Cathedral, Auckland Sat 14 Dec Holy Trinity Cathedral, Auckland

MELVINS (US) METZ (CA)

Sat 02 Nov Holy Trinity, Auckland Sun 03 Nov Holy Trinity, Auckland Mon 04 Nov Holy Trinity, Auckland

KAIKOURA SUMMERSOUNDS
Sat 11 Jan - Sun 12 Jan Cnr Harnetts & Old Beach Rd, Kaikoura

Wed 04 Dec The Powerstation, Auckland

Sat 14 Feb Tuning Fork, Auckland

KORA & KATCHAFIRE

Thu 12 Dec Bodega, Wellington Fri 13 Dec The Kings Arms, Auckland

FAT FREDDY’S DROP

CITY & COLOUR (CA)

Mon 16 Dec The Civic, Auckland Wed 18 Dec St James Theatre, Wellington

Fri 06 Dec The Bedford Marquee, Christchurch Sun 29 Dec Coroglen Tavern Outdoor Arena, Coromandel Mon 30 Dec Brewer’s Field, Mt Maunganui Tue 31 Dec Waihi Beach Hotel Outdoor Marquee, Waihi Thu 02 Jan Matakana Country Estate, Matakana Fri 03 Jan - Riwaka Hotel, Motueka Sat 05 Jan The Station Village Complex, Lower Hutt

Fri 20 Dec Black Barn Vineyards, Napier Sat 21 Dec The Commercial Hotel, Whakatane Thu 26 Dec Waihi Beach Hotel, Waihi Fri 27 Dec Coroglen Tavern, Coroglen Mon 30 Dec Butlers Reef, New Plymouth/Oakura Thu 2 Jan Opononi Hotel, Opononi Fri 3 Jan Mangawhai Tavern, Mangawhai Sat 4 Jan Brewers Field, Mt Maunganui

MICHAEL MCINTYRE (UK) MT EDEN

Mon 25 Nov Vector Arena, Auckland

JACK JOHNSON (US)

Tue 03 Dec ASB Theatre, Auckland Wed 04 Dec ASB Theatre, Auckland

Thu 26 Dec Mangawhai Tavern, Mangawhai Sat 28 Dec Coroglen Tavern, Coroglen Mon 30 Dec Station Village Complex, Lower Hutt Tue 31 Dec Riwaka Hotel, Riwaka Thu 02 Jan The Bedford Marquee, Christchurch Sun 05 Jan Waihi Hotel, Waihi

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FRIDAY 29 NOV
AKL | THE KINGS ARMS

SATURDAY 30 NOV
SUPPORT ACTS

WGTN | SAN FRANCISCO BATH HOUSE
AKL | The Means, Lightning Bells and Phoenix Belly Dance WGTN | Zoe Moon, Lightning Bells and Phoenix Belly Dance Tickets available at the door or eventfinder.co.nz $15 General Admission | $10 Students

ARLI LIBERMAN

Album Out

29.11.13

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tours & eVents

UPCoMing toUrs & events
THE NATIONAL (US)
Tue 04 Feb Vector Arena, Auckland

PASSENGER (UK) PETER MURPHY

NEUTRAL MILK HOTEL (US)

Thu 28 Nov Opera House, Wellington Fri 29 Nov The Powerstation, Auckland

RUDIMENTAL

Tue 04 Mar Vector Arena, Auckland Wed 05 Mar TSB Bank Arena, Wellington

Wed 20 Nov Sammy’s, Dunedin Fri 22 Nov Parthenon, Wellington Sat 23 Nov The Kings Arms, Auckland Sun 24 Nov The Kings Arms, Auckland

Sat 14 Dec Studio, Auckland Sun 15 Dec Bodega, Wellington

RULES OF ADDICTION SALMONELLA DUB

Sat 28 Nov Bar Medusa, Wellington Sun 29 Nov The Cabana, Napier

POKEY LAFARGE

Tue 18 Mar Tuning Fork, Auckland Thu 20 Mar Bodega, Wellington Fri 21 Mar King Street Live, Masterton Sat 22 Mar Black Barn, Havelock North

Sat 28 Dec Mapua Hall, Mapua Tue 31 Dec Pohara Hall, Takaka

RAGGAMUFFIN 2014

TAYLOR SWIFT (US)

Fri 31 Jan - Sat 01 Feb Rotorua International Stadium

Fri 29 Nov Vector Arena, Auckland Sat 30 Nov Vector Arena, Auckland Sun 01 Dec Vector Arena, Auckland

RAPTURE 2014: EMINEM, KENDRICK LAMAR, J.COLE NINE INCH NAILS & QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE (US)
Wed 19 Mar Vector Arena, Auckland Sat 22 Mar CBS Canterbury Arena, Christchurch

Sat 15 Feb Western Springs, Auckland

THE VODAFONE NEW ZEALAND MUSIC AWARDS SAL VALENTINE & THE BABYSHAKES

Thu 21 Nov Vector Arena, Auckland

RHYTHM & VINES 2013 RHYTHM & ALPS 2013
Mon 30 Dec - Tue 31 Dec Cardrona Valley, Wanaka

Sun 29 Dec - Tue 31 Dec Waiohika Estate Vineyard, Gisborne

NORTHERN BASS

Sat 14 Dec The Leigh Sawmill, Leigh

Mon 30 Dec - Tue 31 Dec Worsfords Farm, Mangawhai

NZ FESTIVAL 2014

RIPPON FESTIVAL

SERJ TANIKAN & NZSO
Sat 29 Mar CBS Canterbury Arena, Christchurch

Sat 01 Feb Rippon Vineyard, Wanaka

Fri 21 Feb - Sun 16 Mar Multiple Venue, Wellington

XAVIER RUDD & LITTLE BUSHMAN

Sat 28 Dec Waihi Beach Hotel, Waihi Sun 29 Dec Butlers Reef, Oakura Mon 30 Dec Riwaka Hotel, Riwaka

PARAMORE (US)

SPLORE 2014 ROBERT DELONG (US)
Wed 04 Dec Galatos, Auckland

Sun 19 Jan Vector Arena, Auckland Tue 21 Jan CBS Canterbury Arena, Christchurch

Fri 14 Feb - Sun 16 Feb Tapapakanga Regional Park, Auckland

PARACHUTE 2014

ROSIE O’DONNELL (US)

Fri 24 Jan - Sun 26 Jan Mystery Creek, Hamilton

Fri 31 Jan Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington Sat 01 Feb ASB Theatre, Auckland

SUMMER COUNTRY MUSIC FEST
Fri 10 Jan Marsden Cove Marina, Whangarei

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JAMES MCAVOY TALKS ABOUT HIS WILDEST ROLE TO DATE IN FILTH . “I’M MiNGiNG [UGLY] in this movie,” James McAvoy says, bursting into a sudden laugh. “But that was all proper hard works.” Taking on a rough-as-guts role in the new movie Filth involved a little physical “deterioration” as he puts it to really embrace the character of Detective Sergeant Bruce Robertson, a man who will stop at nothing to climb the career ladder and is hell bent on taking down anyone standing in his way. “I put on a bit of weight, grew a beard and drank a hell of a lot of whisky. And I rubbed the shit out of my face before every single take just to make my face look sore. And we did a put a little bit of wrinkles around my eyes too.” As the title suggests, this film is properly filthy. Based on the novel of the same name by Irvine Welsh (Trainspotting), the black comedydrama centres on a bipolar, bigoted, junkie cop Bruce (McAvoy), who manipulates and hallucinates his way through the festive season in a bid to secure a promotion. McAvoy – typically known for playing mild-mannered, unassuming heart-throb – has morphed into a foul-mouthed, rough and tumble, for lack of a better word asshole – and he’s loving it. “I was desperate to get the part. I thought it was one of the best scripts I’d ever read and definitely in the top three I’d ever read,” he says. “When I read it I immediately knew what I wanted to do with the character. “I knew what I wanted to try and make the audience go through and feel, where I wanted them to laugh and when I wanted them to cry and when I wanted them to feel like they hated me because I knew I was going to try to manipulate them into liking me again a minute later. I knew I wanted to do all that. And it’s very rare that I get that many ideas and that much clarity after one reading but I did.” Casting McAvoy for the role seemed like an odd choice, even to director and screenwriter Jon S Baird, who says, “I’d naively assumed that James probably had a gentle kind of upbringing.” He quickly found out that the actor’s “tough Glaswegian background” gave him a real insight into the character. “A shiver raced up my spine [when he told me about his past]. McAvoy’s intelligence, humour and edge, but more importantly his comprehension of mental illness, immediately put him in a league of his own, and the hunt for [the character] Bruce Robertson had come to an end.” Often confronting and generally out to shock, there is no shortage of debauchery in Filth and on the back of such roles as Starter for 10, X-Men: First Class and Wanted, some of the material was certainly a surprise for McAvoy. “On the second day of the shoot there was a scene that I had no problem with on the page and then when I had to do it I felt sick. It’s a scene where Bruce blackmails a 15 year-old girl to give him a blowjob. But that was the only time, actually. The rest of [the film’s content] I felt fairly at home with (laughs). And by the way, the actress in that scene was 21 years old at the time.” In fact, he found Bruce one of the easiest roles to play in terms of knowing where to go with the character, from our first meeting of Bruce as a truly unlikeable individual, to finding some empathy in the emotional breakdown he begins to experience. “The script was so strong and it was a case of coming into work, having a quick chat about it and going, ‘Are we all in the same place? Right, let’s do it.’ And then it was a case of hitting it as hard as possible to see how well we could do this amazing material justice. And that’s so rare. It’s really only happened to me on Atonement. And when it does happen it’s an incredible feeling because you then get to really work and act. “It was an absolute joy. It was a lot of effort and it took an enormous amount of energy to play this part and I’m not saying that it’s an amazing performance – people can decide that for themselves – but the ease with which my performance came out was surprising for me because I thought it was going to take a lot more to find Bruce but that’s testament to a great script.”
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Grand Theft Auto Online’s “Beach Bum Pack”, which was revealed in October, is releasing this week developers Rockstar have revealed. The update, which is scheduled to hit on Wednesday in New Zealand, adds two new weapons, four vehicles (for land and sea, according to the announcement), new jobs, and new customization options. New “jobs” (the game’s equivalent of quests) include an off-road race event called Grass Route II, a beach-front survival mode set on the pier, and parachuting through checkpoints - something which, according to Rockstar, players with skills will be able to complete a large portion of before they even open their chutes. Grand Theft Auto Online - the multiplayer component of the recently released Grand Theft Auto V - had a challenging start when it first became available at the beginning of October, but reports suggest that the game is now largely playable and the distribution of online currency - as a way of apologizing for the launch problems - has been embraced by fans.

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE XBOX ONE
The Xbox One promises to pack a powerful punch - sure, on paper, the PS4 has a performance advantage, but if we’ve learnt anything in recent years, including the rise of Indie games, it’s that pure horsepower isn’t everything when it comes to designing masterful videogames. Microsoft’s new console is also vying for the desirable position of top dog in your entertainment unit. Television and streaming media are being pushed in a big way - the Xbox One is hoping to revolutionise the way we watch TV, by using the console’s power to allow you to snap between TV, media, and gaming, or do two things at once. Not only that but the Xbox One now sports a Blu-Ray player - itself a must-have device for any serious media box. Microsoft is really throwing their weight behind Xbox Live next generation, ensuring that the Xbox One will have immense server-side support. This “Cloud” will allow gamers to store their content and developers to utilise for dedicated servers and extra processing. An example of the way in which the Cloud can enhance games, according to Microsoft, can be found in Forza Motorsport 5’s ‘Drivatars’ - effectively a merge of gamer’s personal racing styles with that of an AI, this should result in realistic driving behaviours that, in theory, will make the AI come truly to life when you connect to Xbox Live. The new Kinect - a camera-based controller - is now so advanced that it can read your heart rate, facial expressions, and if whether you’ve passed the controller to another player. You can log in just by looking at it, and your console can read stored-value “points” cards just by holding them up to the Kinect. There’s also a host of games coming for the thing, of course, with high-profile launch games like Dead Rising 3, Ryse: Son of Rome, Forza 5, and Killer Instinct being joined by a host of cross-platform games straight away, and then followed next year by exclusives like Titanfall and Project Spark. The future is not only bright for the Xbox One, it’s also now; Microsoft’s new console launches in New Zealand - the first country in the world to get the console - on Fri 22 Nov.
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It’s not unusual for a new console to release amidst hype and fanfare, with an impressive list of launch titles, and then have little in the way of new software for the next few months. However, Sony are working to ensure that the PlayStation 4 console doesn’t face such a drought. Sony’s Scott Rohde has stated that the new console’s first few months will see “a pretty decent flow, especially from that small indie scene, both internally and through third-party indie games.” A cursory glance at the PS4 release schedule suggests something of a lack of bigname titles for early next year, but this is at least in part due to many upcoming games not yet having received a solid release date. On that front, Rohde said that a release date for Infamous: Second Son and more information about The Order: 1886 are coming soon. Rohde also emphasised Sony’s commitment to indie games, saying he expects to exceed the goal of having a new, exclusive indie title every month. “I love the fact that, because we’ve embraced indie, there’s a huge area of games that supplement that retail launch lineup. I really do think that’s a good thing, that you have a flow.” The PlayStation 4 - which is now available in the United States - releases in New Zealand on Fri 29 Nov.

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IN A 20-MiNUTE conversation with British comedian Michael McIntyre, you can talk about everything and nothing at all. For a man who specialises in observational humour, he’s able to turn the simplest questions or the smallest things into what seems like a rambling yarn, but is actually a cleverly calculated comedic style. “How’s the weather in New Zealand? I’m keen to get a tan,” he opens with, very matter-of-factly. Arriving on our shores at the end of November, in a month where we can experience four seasons in one day, he obviously knows little about our country. And since it is his first time here, it’s understandable. But he’s not totally clueless – “I know about the Crowes… Martin, Jeff and of course, Russell. I know about Lord of the Rings, but I didn’t make it through all of them.” So he’s well-versed in our culture, clearly. It’s late Sunday night in the UK, when the father of two says he’s not at his funniest. It’s obviously not true – although he’s very “serious” about getting a brown bronzed look. “I only really look good with a tan. I don’t ever look very good: It’s not my thing. But if I have a tan? Oh, I go into another realm. I was hoping to pick one up. I did years ago – as a teen – get involved in fake tan and it just didn’t work for me. Twenty years ago you would just put something on that stunk, smelly lotion, that would just go and streak. The smell thing, they need to tackle that.” Despite this being our first introduction to the 37-year-old, the rest of the globe is already very familiar with the man who last year was reportedly the highest-grossing comedian in the world. His shows are electric with wildly-exaggerated hand gestures, frantic strutting up and down the stage, and a slightly effeminate voice that often gives way to accent impersonations. As well as appearing on top UK shows, including Have I Got News For You, Would I Lie to You? and Friday Night with Jonathan Ross, Michael began hosting his own show, Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, which ran for two years with great success. But he’s also a prolific touring talent, having travelled across the UK and Europe on numerous occasions and recently making a trip to South Africa. Coming to New Zealand is something he is very excited about – even if he believes the trip was organised by his manager with ulterior motives.

“I think basically my manager wanted to go to the Ashes and he told me that there was a huge following down under,” Michael says with a laugh. “But I like being on stage, then after it’s over I worry about the next one, to be honest. It’s all quite stressful. Travelling abroad is quite fun, but I have to make sure I am on form for the show. This will be a whole new, massive trip. I’ve never come this far for so long to play to a place I know nothing about.” Coming so far also involves leaving behind his wife Kitty and their two young sons, Lucas and Oscar, who he often takes on tour across the UK during school holidays – although he admits it can be hard when “I am sleeping in the afternoons and doing the show at night”. It’s obvious playing such high energy shows, particularly if it’s on a long run, can take a physical toll on the comedian, and that’s why fitness is an important part of his preparation – if fitness involved eating. “I’ve been doing crunches through this conversation. Well, not the whole time, I jumped rope for a few minutes,” he says deadpan. “I work out 24 hours a day, that’s pretty much it, I only eat protein shakes... and I put them in difficult places so I have to climb up or put them under something heavy. A classic example of Michael McIntyre at his best, he can no longer keep his cool and breaks into a fit of undignified giggles, before turning on the seriousness for a brief second. “But yes, it does get exhausting, also I have that funny microphone that sticks out of my head, so if I get out of breath, it’s quite hard to hide it when there’s a mic literally in your mouth like a toothbrush. “I remember going through a sound dubbing thing to make myself sound fitter because there was so much heavy breathing going on, so many sound mixers. I tell you it is easier than going to the gym.” Leaving me to talk to “some bloke from Adelaide radio”, Michael is a surprising bundle of energy for a late Sunday night, and ending with “I like talking to you the most”, I look forward to seeing what he has to offer Kiwi fans at Vector Arena.
LAURA WEASER SEE HIM PERFORM: MICHAEL MCINTYRE MON 25 NOV VECTOR ARENA, AUCKLAND

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