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In days of yore we've been called troubadours, minstrels of the road, jongleurs, jesters. Today we are CVE – A band of musical amigos hell-bent on sharing songs and making light, with a seemingly unquenchable thirst for quality wines and german shots. And there’s magic in this music. Tender moments of love and loss, songs of roads and ruin, good times had and ahead. Our brotherhood touches many and includes them all – it’s a bond we share and wear with pride. Some have come and gone, some have returned, others have yet to arrive at this holy place; this temple of Rock & Roll. It’s an honour to serve and to play, and we look forward to saddling up, treading the boards and sharing a jar every time with the anticipation of kids at Christmas. Reeeespect. This is CVE and It Is What It Is. All songs written by Daniel Wrightson Produced by Kerry Furlong

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Contact: grant Hislop grant@harkmusic.co.nz www.thecve.co.nz
Artwork by Helena Olsen
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The New York trio, FUN. bring their live show to Auckland for the first time headlining the Logan Campbell Centre on Wed 13 Mar. The group’s second album Some Nights has delivered multi-platinum sales and the massive hit singles ‘We Are Young’ and ‘Some Nights’. The singles have reached #2 and #1 on the NZ Charts, with combined sales of nearly 100,000 copies in this country.
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The Offspring are coming back to NZ. The band have always had a huge following in NZ and their Big Day Out appearances and 1999’s headlining show at North Shore Events Centre mainlined straight into the hearts of the tens of thousands who saw them.
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The most legendary family in music history is bringing their reunion show to New Zealand. Household names since the ‘70s, Jackie, Jermaine, Marlon and Tito Jackson returning to Australasia after nearly 30 years to perform all their hits and to pay special tribute to their late brother Michael. “This is a dream coming true,” said Jackie Jackson of the tour. “I can’t believe this is finally happening. There’s nothing like having all the brothers on stage at the same time. This will be exciting for our fans around the world-- and I know at each concert, MJ’s spirit will be in the house with us.”
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Spotify’s latest upgrade will see a whole host of discovery features introduced across its desktop, mobile and new web player platforms over the coming weeks. “Users tell us they don’t know what to listen to, and artists tell us they want to connect more closely with fans” says daniel Ek, CEO and founder at Spotify. “So we’re creating a new and personalised way of finding great music.” Two of the new features are the all new ‘Follow’ tab means you can follow friends, artists, influencers and media to get updated on what they’re listening to in real time and the ‘Discover’ tab which Combines technology and social tools with content from Pitchfork, Songkick and Tunig, Spotify’s Discover feed continually seeks out the most relevant content.

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The 55th Grammy nominations are out with not too many surprised, but a few fresh faces. A few of the larger award nominees are as follows: Album of the Year: The Black Keys - El Camino , Fun. - Some Nights , Mumford & Sons - Babel , Frank Ocean - Channel Orange and Jack White – Blunderbuss. Record of the Year : The Black Keys – ‘Lonely Boy’ , Kelly Clarkson – ‘Stronger’, Fun. ft. Janelle Monae – ‘We Are Young’ , Gotye ft. Kimbra – ‘Somebody That I Used to Know’ , Frank Ocean – ‘Thinkin Bout You’ and Taylor Swift – ‘We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together’. Best New Artist : The alabama Shakes , Fun., Hunter Hayes , The Lumineers and Frank Ocean. The awards will be held Mon 11 Feb.

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Auckland music fans can get their fix for free at the 2013 Music in Parks series that has just been announced. The series, in its 20th year, covers a wide range of musical genres including rock, country western, opera, hip hop, reggae and more. Enthusiasts can browse the Music in Parks site to see who’s playing when and listen to tracks from artists to get a feel for those they haven’t discovered. I am Giant , Sola rosa, Tahuna Breaks , Midge Marsden, avalanche City and adeaze are set to headline some of the upcoming shows. There are still 30 more acts to be announced of over the coming weeks. Go to our website for more info grooveguide.co.nz.

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But from Fri 15 Feb to Sun to Mar the fringe becomes front and centre when the Auckland Fringe Festival takes over the little big city. Auckland Fringe is an open access arts festival, providing a platform for performers to present innovative work in an environment of artistic freedom. Public spaces – such as Silo Theatre and Aotea Square – will be taken over by cinema, theatre and dancing, and purpose-built areas (theatres, halls swimming pools) will house alternative content in all forms. Favourite drink? Jameson on ice. Favourite restaurant/café? Parade Cafe, Wellington. Favourite takeaway? KFC (don’t judge me lol). Favourite colour? Rainbow! Favourite classic film? The Goonies. Favourite childhood memory? Riding in the van with my parps and helping him with the paper run for the Dominion Post early in the mornings. He shared some awesome stories with me about him in his younger days, we used to sing along to Indian music that was playing on deck and had heaps of laughs. Favourite party food? Chicken-flavoured potato chips or carrots and dip. Favourite vice? Eating greasy food. Favourite song? Santo & Johnny – ‘Moonlight Serenade’. Favourite meal? My parps’ homemade lamb curry. Favourite cause? Starship Foundation. Favourite label to put on your relationship? Hard loving. Favourite ‘90s TV show? Martin & The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Favourite word? Chunky. Favourite album? Back to Black – Amy Winehouse. Favourite type of groupie? The kinds that bear gifts. Favourite body part on you? Hands. Favourite body part on someone else? Teeth. Favourite venue? Backbeat Bar, I’ve only performed there once, but I love the whole vibe of that place. Favourite lyric? “I got 5 on it…” Favourite candy bar? Kit Kat. Favourite current TV show? The Walking Dead.
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The purpose of fringe is simple: to enable audience access to eclectic art forms. The festival only comes once every two years, with shows running up to five days and venues seating around 100 people, so tickets really are strictly limited, with many guaranteed to sell out. There truly is everything you could think of: burlesque, comedy, arts, theatre, dancing, visual arts, music and even “other” – a category that labels everything that can’t be defined. So what kinds of things can you expect? Let’s look at some of acts. Russian stage show Nostalgia for Reality is a small group of highly-trained actors who are tutored under Stanislavski’s acting method. This piece dazzles with compelling monologues, exhilarating dance, heart-rending movement, beautiful music, puppetry, projections, humour and generous audience participation. Cannonball, direct from the 2012 Melbourne Fringe, catapults us into a world both suburban and extraordinary. A seasoned improviser, Emily Taylor, uses principles of improvisation when creating new

work and the show embraces spontaneity, truth in comedy and the audience/performer dynamic, creating an intimacy with the audience. Darkly revealing and disturbingly funny, 10 characters (all portrayed by Taylor) struggle with life, mortality and happiness. Here at home, Kiwi acts Puppet Fiction – the ultimate Quentin Tarantino homage on strings – and live-action cartoon Velcro City is guaranteed to inject some quirky humour into the festival. Using techniques beyond the human form (puppets, cartoons), the actors can do and say anything they damned well like! And to round out our picks is Wet Hot Beauties’ Swan Song – no, it’s not what you think, but in saying that, it kind of is. Bringing back the water ballet/synchronised swimming, these ladies will take over Parnell Baths to dance their fantastical Swan Lake/Baz Luhrmanninspired water ballet mash-up with their trademark cheeky, modern twist. With 24 days of action and adventure, don’t miss the bi-annual event of 2013. Plan ahead, get your tickets early and open your eyes to arts off the beaten track.
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MUSIC’S LEgENDARY JACKSON fAMILY HAS ANNOUNCED A ONE Off NEW ZEALAND SHOW ALONgSIDE A SLEW Of AUSTRALIAN DATES ON THEIR UpCOMINg Unity TOUR. The broThers, Jackie, Jermaine, Marlon and Tito, last toured outside of the United states almost 30 years ago on their Victory tour. The new tour has also come alongside a reunion with their old record label Motown. The freshly signed record deal will mean a new album next year. The brothers have also spoken of a Michael Jackson hologram as a possibility for the album’s tour cycle. The upcoming tour set list is part tribute to their brother Michael, who passed away in 2009, and will feature some of his greatest hits alongside the hits The Jacksons are most known for. both bringing fans their greatest and most timeless hits and honouring their brother is paramount to the tour. With Jermaine Jackson saying he’s excited and happy to be playing again alongside his brothers, and that they’re all ready and committed to keep the Jackson family’s legacy alive. The legendary family formed in 1964, after the initially being a trio under the name of the Jackson brothers. The trio consisted of the older siblings, and it wasn’t until the younger two came on board that they found success. even with the soon-to-be King of Pop (a pre-teen at the time) it would still be five years before they would burst onto the scene with their debut album. The Jacksons achieved international super-stardom when they were the first group in history to have all four of their singles reach #1 on the billboard Charts. The group’s brand of pop-funk, which changed the face of music, has left them with a dynasty like no other. They’ve released a stunning 12 albums between 1969 through Motown (as the Jackson 5) and a further six as The Jacksons through a deal with epic records. Their debut album, Diana ross Presents The Jackson 5, sold five million units and its follow up AbC exceeded this with 5.7 million copies. solidly cementing them in the position of biggest selling family in music of all time. As well as having a back catalogue, which is nothing short of impressive, and the mind blowing record sales, the Jacksons legacy has gone beyond this. They were inducted into the rock and roll hall of Fame in 1997, as well as career that has spanned four decades, the Jackson family revolutionized popular culture and music. Their sound has been described as ‘soulful and sunny’ and their live show has been known to match this with their contagious stage presence that earned them millions of fans across the world. earlier in the year The Jacksons played at the Apollo theatre as part of the current tour. The hollywood reporter called it “slick…well paced… and energized the sold-out crowd.” While eurweb.com, on said, “it was clear… they haven’t lost their stage presence, their dance moves, or their voices.” only two of the many reviews that have hailed the return of the family and can only build anticipation for the New Zealand fans will have to wait until March before Unity is brought to our shores. In an interview about the tour Jackie Jackson said, “this is a dream coming true…I can’t believe this is finally happening. There’s nothing like having all the brothers on stage at the same time. I know at each concert, MJ’s spirit will be in the house with house.” WRITTEN BY SEBASTIAN MACKAY
SEE THEM LIVE: THE JACKSONS TUE 26 MAR VECTOR ARENA, AUCKLAND

ShiT WOrTh dOiNG

auckland gig guide
Wed 12
AUCkLAnd bLUES CLUb’S bLUES JAM
8pM, The Winchester 5pM, ginger Minx

IMAgInE THIS
8pM, Snapdragon

IAn bEATMASTER

8pM, Chapel Bar & Bistro

IndIE CLUb

8pM, UfO Live Music Venue

JASon kyLE, noRMSkI
Northern Steam Ship

End of THE LInE PRESEnTS CHRISTIAn MARTIn
8pM, BizDojo Co.Space

“CULT 45” JAZZ And fUnk ConCH RECoRdS AT bCC
Britomart Country Club 1885

ISSAC, AESLII

6pM, La Zeppa Kitchen

MAgIk SESSIonS w/ dICk JoHnSon And gUESTS
9pM, ginger Minx

fIVE MILE Town
9pM, The Juice Bar

LAgwAgon & gUESTS
9pM, The Kings Arms

CREATIVE JAZZ CLUb EVIL oCEAn wITH VILLAgE
The Audio foundation

MIHIRAngI - SoMEbody SHAkE THE TREE ALbUM ToUR
8pM, Ascension Wine Estate

MURRAy CAMMICk & Lo kEy
Britomart Country Club

gALAToS LIVE MonSTER xMAS PARTy w/ fRAnkIE STEVEnS
7pM, galatos Alp Ice Cafe

oLd SCHooL dJS
Racket Bar

nICk wARREn & gREg CHURCHILL, AngELA fISkEn & PonyCLUb
9pM, InkCoherent

gREEk PARTy nIgHTS kLASSIx fRoM PARIS & ARoHA

fLEUR JACk & kATIE THoMPSon (wITH RICHARd RAInE) - THE SToRyTELLERS’ ToUR
8pM, The Wine Cellar, 12

PAUL MCLAnEy, LISA CRAwLEy, AnTHonIE Tonnon
8pM, Wine Cellar, $10 9pM, Juice Bar

onny kAULIMA

Britomart Country Club

6pM, La Zeppa Kitchen

RoSE ALICE, JASon ELI
9.30pM, Everybody`s

LIVE fRoM THE bACk dECk: THE bAdS & THE boLLAndS
Libertine

gRAnT MARSHALL And nIgEL LoVE
8pM, Sale St

R&b JAM nIgHTS RESonAnCE fULL SPECTRUM dnb
9pM, ginger Minx

SCAPHIST, dEAd TEACH THE LIVIng, SHARdS of Sky & MoRE
8pM, Rising Sun 9pM, Longroom

MoRRISSEy

8pM, Vector Arena

noRMSkI, kILAMAnRARo
9pM, Snapdragon

JoSH LEyS kInAkI

7pM, Chapel Bar & Bistro 8pM, Verona

SEnE, nynTEE & CUffy SILo CInEMA PRESEnTS gREASE
7pM, Silo park

SHAkE, STIR & SIng w/ dAn & CHRIS
8pM, The Windsor Castle 9pM, Longroom

nZbLokES offICIAL LAUnCH PARTy
8pM, Empire Tavern Longroom

PARkwAy dRIVE & I kILLEd THE PRoM QUEEn
8pM, Logan Campbell Centre

SISTER ACT & nynTEE THE wAx woRkS: T-RICE & HUdgE

PHILIPPA & nynTEE R.I.A

STEVE AbEL, THE bAdS & bERnIE gRIffEn
8pM, Wine Cellar

RACkET book SwAP
Racket Bar

9pM, goldfinch Bar

Britomart Country Club

SoLLy, JAZZ

RIoT fREE foR AMnESTy
7pM, The Kings Arms

Neighbourhood

Fri 14
ALIZARIn LIZARd - doUbLE SIngLES RELEASE ToUR
10pM, Cassette Nine 9pM, Snapdragon

Thu 13
ACoUSTIC THURSdAy fT. Jonny EdwARdS
5.30pM, Northern Steam Ship

SoUTHSIdE CHRISTMAS PARTy
Mangere Bridge Tavern

SICk dISCo PRESEnTS THE fInAL dIAMond CUTTERS CLUb!
9pM, Cassette Nine, $10

TIdo, SAM HILL & SwEET MIx kIdS
Racket Bar

SIMPLE MIndS, dEVo, THE CHURCH - A dAy on THE gREEn
Villa Maria Estate Winery

dAn AUx, dyLAn C doUbLE dUTCH

SJd

ACoUSTIC THURSdAyS wITH ELI
7.30pM, Neighbourhood

SaT 15
A PonSonby InSTITUTIon
8pM, Chapel Bar & Bistro

Q Auckland

SoLLy

5pM, Chapel Bar & Bistro

9pM, Northern Steam Ship

ACoUSTIC THURSdAyS wITH wAyLon
7.30pM, Nuffield St Brew Bar 9pM, Sale St

End of yEAR SMASHUP - 2 STAgES 8 bAndS
8pM, The Kings Arms

UPTown boogIE + gUESTS
6pM, Neighbourhood

booTy MASH
8pM, Sale St

dEEwHy, SAMPLE gEE dELICIoUS VInyL
8pM, Tin Soldier

gEoRgE PRESEnTS: THE bREAkfAST CLUb xMAS
1885

dJ MySTIC MICk

goLdEn AxE, CART∞n, ToTEMS, doRkwInd
Audio foundation HQ

bRoCkAfLowERSAURUS REx & THE bLUEbERRy bISCUITS
8pM, Leigh Sawmill 9pM, Verona

Sonny fodERA (dRoP, LARgE, CAJUAL, bEATdown)
9pM, InkCoherent

8pM, The Corner Store

CoPIoUS bEATS dEVonSToCk

THIRTy yEARS LATE, SHELTER And THE IMPoSSIbLE fIfTH
Masonic Tavern, $10

fAgAn & THE PEoPLE ‘gET LIgHT’ RELEASE SHow
8pM, paddington Live

gRAnT MARSHALL, dEEwHy, SAMPLE gEE, ULTAn bURkE
8pM, Sale St

Windsor Reserver

TIdo

7pM, Everybody`s

fRAnk bookER gEnERAL LEE

6.30pM, Everybody`s 7.30pM, Chapel Bar & Bistro

gRIMES

dJ SISTER ACT

4pM, Chapel Bar & Bistro

8pM, The powerstation

ToM RodwELL & SToREHoUSE

HIgHwAy

8pM, galatos

EddIE nUMbERS fEAT THE SHAdE
9pM, The Kings Arms

9pM, The golden Dawn

UPTown boogIE + gUESTS
6pM, Neighbourhood

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wE own THE nIgHT
1885

SuN 16
ACoUSTIC SUndAy SESSIon w ELI gUTTEnbIEL
La Zeppa Kitchen

SUndAy SESSIon wITH THE SEnTIMEnTAL SoUnd SySTEM
3pM, Chapel Bar & Bistro

THE CIdER Co-oP
12pM, Sale St

Tue 18
CAT TUnkS w/ THE IndIgo CAbARET
Abundance Art gallery

THE PAddIngTon CLUb
paddington LIVE

SUndAy SoUL SESSIonS fT: SoAnE + gUESTS
2pM, Neighbourhood goode Brothers

MON 17
CLUb ConnoISSEURS
6pM, Chapel Bar & Bistro 6pM, The Kings Arms

gREAT nZ kIngS ARMS PUb QUIZ
6pM, The Kings Arms

SwAP goMEZ & Co THE bLACk SEEdS & fLy My PRETTIES - A dAy on THE gREEn

bRIToMART SUndAy SERVICE
Britomart Country Club Degree

THE kA MUSIC QUIZ dR gLAM & (wILd) JoHn EgEnES
Wine Cellar

kEndRICk LAMAR
8pM, The powerstation

JASon SkELTon dUo

Villa Maria Estate Winery

Wed 12

RegiOnal gig guide
ALIZARIn LIZARd - doUbLE SIngLES RELEASE ToUR 2012/13
Eggsentric Cafe & Restaurant, Cooks Beach

WellingTOn gig guide
HAwERA ALTfEST 2012
Egmont A&p Showgrounds, Hawera

Wed 12
doUbLE yA d!
9pM, Mighty Mighty, $5

HoME ALonE MUSIC CHRISTMAS PARTy/SHow
7pM, Aro Valley Community Centre, $10

Jo LITTLE & JAREd SMITH nZ SUMMER ToUR
The Cove Kitchen & Bar, Hahei

Thu 13
ALIZARIn LIZARd - doUbLE SIngLES RELEASE ToUR 2012/13
Static Bar, Hamilton

kRoon foR yoUR kAI
7pM, Southern Cross Bar

oCEAnIA SToRM: PRE-xMAS PARTy

RAIZA bIZA - THE dREAM SoMETHIng ALbUM RELEASE PARTy
9pM, Medusa, $10

LAgwAgon

Te puke Citizens Club, Te puke

8pM, San francisco Bath House, $40

PbC SUMMER nIgHTS PRESEnTS JAMIE MCdELL
8pM, poverty Bay Club, gisborne

SoUL kITCHEn RETURn To MATTERHoRn
10pM, Matterhorn, $5

THE MEdICInE
8.30pM, Meow, $5

bLACk boy PEACHES - RUn AwAy ToUR

The Secret garden Cafe, Blenheim

THE LIZARd kIngS dooRS ExPERIEnCE
NBS Theatre, Westport

Thu 13
CARdInAL CAbARET!
9pM, Mighty Mighty, $10

SaT 15
bAdd EnERgy, IT HURTS, yUCky boyS LoRd JACkSon (LRd Jxn dJ)
10pM, Matterhorn 10.30pM, Mighty Mighty, $5

fLEUR JACk & kATIE THoMPSon ‘THE SToRyTELLERS’ ToUR 2012
YOT Club, Raglan

THRow IT To THE fIRE EP RELEASE
Biddy Mulligans Irish pub, Hamilton

gRIMES

Fri 14
1814
The Commercial Hotel, Whakatane

Two PIECE fEST 2.2

8pM, San francisco Bath House, $46

Space Monster, Wanganui

THE UPbEATS - A HAPPy RAVE wARMUP
paradox, Nelson

LAMbInAToRS/MonkS of CooL/TRIPLET
8.30pM, Bodega, $5

LUCHITo

7pM, foxglove

MASHTown CoUnTy
4pM, Southern Cross Bar 7pM, Baobab Cafe

8foRTy8

RUSSELL bRAnd’S I AM A wALRUS
8pM, TSB Arena

YOT Club, Raglan

fLEUR JACk & kATIE THoMPSon ‘THE SToRyTELLERS ToUR’ 2012
Our place, New plymouth

SuN 16
ALIZARIn LIZARd - doUbLE SIngLES RELEASE ToUR 2012/13
The funky fish Restaurant, Dargaville

nICEUP xMAS PARTy SCARLET - fUnky JAZZ & SoUL
10pM, Hashigozake

THE SoUTHERn CRoSS THURSdAy SHowCASE fEAT. MERRIn
7.30pM, Southern Cross Bar

SUMMER SET 2012

ZILLIonZ
8pM, Meow

papamoa Tavern, Tauranga

THE RoSEnEATH CEnTEnnIAL RAgTIME bAnd THE x-RAy CATZ
8.30pM, The Lido

THE LIZARd kIngS dooRS ExPERIEnCE Two PIECE fEST 2.1

PUnkTUATIon

Waihi Beach Hotel, Waihi

Railway Hotel, greymouth The Badcave, palmerston North

Fri 14
CHUCkSToCk MUSIC fESTIVAL
8pM, Meow

8pM, St peters Hall, $16

SaT 15
CHE fU & THE kRATEZ
The Commercial Hotel, Whakatane

Our add y TiNGS iS OWN l
gRO ID E .C OVEgU

SuN 16
RECoVERy SESSIonS fEAT. THE PAPER kIngS
3pM, Southern Cross Bar

CUMbIA SATAnICA

10pM, Southern Cross Bar

O .N Z

dJ kEnESE AT foxgLoVE
6pM, foxglove

THE boPTET
7pM, The Lido 8pM, Meow

EVIL oCEAn & wEndyHoUSE

10.30pM, Mighty Mighty, $5

THE TRoUbLES

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cHRiSTcHuRcH gig guide
Wed 12
AdAM MCgRATH of THE EASTERn
Wunderbar

ShiT WOrTh dOiNG

IRon CobRA
8pM, Ciburb Bar

CSo PRESEnTS CHRISTMAS

SuN 16
kATE AnASTASIoU STIg
1pM, Winnies ferrymead 7.30pM, The Brewery

nATALIE SLAdE & HAPPInESS STAn
5pM, Astro Lounge

6pM, CBS Arena, $35

dnd SnowbAnd
9pM, Becks Alehouse

AL PARk

8.30pM, The Brewery

oLLIE

7pM, pomeroy’s

dR SAnCHEZ - MonTy - dIRTy boy
5pM, Revival Bar

dR SAnCHEZ

8.30pM, The Monday Room

PAnIC RooM PAwnSTAR

wILLIE MCARTHUR
4pM, Ciburb Bar

8pM, CpIT CpSA Building, $15 10.30pM, pegasus Arms

Thu 13
ALExAndER TUCkER
8pM, Wunderbar, $10

ELySIUM fIELdS PRESEnTS: [Sfn], gHoST, dAddy & MynoR STAR
9pM, The Irishman, $5

MON 17
oLLIE
5pM, Revival Bar

SCAREd SCRIPTLESS SETH HAMILTon THE gET down
9pM, CBD Bar

10.15pM, Court Theatre, $16

HEnnESSEy LoVE MACHInE
10pM, The Brewery

b-SIdE dUo - SHAUn And HonE
8.30pM, The Brewery

kATE AnASTASIoU

kARMA CoLLECTIVE LIVE AT THE PoRT HoLE bAR, LyTTELTon
8.30pM, porthole Bar 6pM, Astro Lounge

THE PRESS SUMMER SEASon of gREASE
6.30pM, Court Theatre

8pM, Clink Restaurant Bar

SoUL CAgE
9pM, Trevinos

THE PRESS SUMMER SEASon of gREASE
6.30pM, Court Theatre

kATE AnASTASIoU MIkE T

Tue 18
SHAn & RyAn
8.30pM, The Monday Room

SUPERfREAk

10pM, ferrymead Ale House

TwEQ & dR dEE
9pM, CBD Bar

9pM, CBD Bar

SaT 15
A VERy MERRy SCRIPTLESS: In THE gRoTTo
8pM, Court Theatre, $16

Fri 14
HAUSwERk
9pM, The Monday Room

THE MAyHEM & MIRACLES TwERk ToUR
9pM, Club 604, $20

THE EASTERn fAMILy
6.30pM, pomeroy’s

THE PRESS SUMMER SEASon of gREASE
7.30pM, Court Theatre

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ALABAMA SHAKES (US) ALAN DAVIES (UK)

Tue 15 Jan The Powerstation, Auckland

fri 01 feb Town Hall, Auckland Sat 02 feb Bruce Mason Centre, Auckland Sun 03 feb, Capitaine Bougainville Theatre, Whangarei Tue 05 feb Founders Theatre, Hamilton wed 06 feb Aurora Centre, Christchurch Thu 07 feb TSB Theatre, New Plymouth fri 08 feb Opera House, Wellington

ALESTORM (UK)

Thu 24 Jan The Kings Arms, Auckland

AMANDA PALMER (US)

Sun 27 Jan Q Theatre, Auckland wed 30 Jan San Fran Bath House, Wellington

Sat 02 feb Ascension Wine Estate, Matakana Sun 03 feb Marina Reserve, Tutukaka Tue 05 feb Brunton Road, Gisborne wed 06 feb Church Road, Napier fri 08 feb Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North Sat 09 feb Alana Estate, Martinborough Sun 10 feb Tui Brewery, Mangatainoka Tue 12 feb Sentry Hill Estate, New Plymouth Sat 16 feb The Mud House Winery & Café, Waipara Sun 17 feb Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin Tue 19 feb Waitiri Creek, Gibbston fri 22 feb Neudorf Vineyards, Upper Moutere Sat 23 feb Neudorf Vineyards, Upper Moutere Sun 24 feb Villa Maria Winery, Blenheim fri 01 Mar Wharepai Domain, Tauranga Sat 02 Mar Villa Maria Winery, Auckland Sun 03 Mar Mystery Creek, Hamilton

wed 13 Mar Logan Campbell Centre, Auckland

GARBAGE (US)

Tue 19 feb Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington wed 20 feb Civic Theatre, Auckland

GLENN FREY (US)

fri 08 Mar CBS Arena, Christchurch Sun 10 Mar Vector Arena, Auckland

GODSPEED YOU! BLACK EMPEROR (CA)
Sat 22 dec Bodega, Wellington Sun 23 dec Galatos, Auckland

THE DATSUNS

fri 08 feb The Kings Arms, Auckland Sat 09 feb San Fran Bath House, Wellington

DEEP PURPLE & JOURNEY
Sun 24 feb Vector Arena, Auckland

ANIMAL COLLECTIVE (US)
Mon 14 Jan The Powerstation, Auckland

DEVO, SIMPLE MINDS & THE CHURCH DIE! DIE! DIE!
Thu 20 dec Static, Hamilton fri 21 dec The Kings Arms, Auckland Sat 29 dec Rhythm & Alps Terrace Downs, Christchurch Sun 30 dec Chicks, Dunedin Mon 31 dec Bodega, Wellington

Sat 15 dec Villa Maria Estate, Auckland

BAND OF HORSES (US)

Tue 15 Jan Town Hall, Wellington wed 16 Jan Town Hall, Auckland

BARRY GIBB & CAROLE KING

GRIMES (CA)

Sat 23 feb Mission Estate, Hawkes Bay

DINOSAUR JR. (US)

Tue 05 Mar The Powerstation, Auckland

Thu 13 dec San Fran Bath House, Wellington fri 14 dec The Powerstation, Auckland

HOMEGROWN 2013 THE JACKSONS

Sat 02 Mar Waterfront, Wellington

CLIFF RICHARD (UK)

Tue 26 Mar Vector Arena, Auckland

Sat 26 Jan Vector Arena, Auckland Mon 28 Jan TSB Bank Arena, Wellington Thu 31 Jan CBS Canterbury Arena, Christchurch

KATCHAFIRE & LADI6

COROMANDEL GOLD 2012
Sun 30 dec - Mon 31 dec Ohuka Farm, Whitianga

wed 26 dec Mangawhai Tavern, Mangawhai Thu 27 dec Opononi Hotel, Opononi wed 2 Jan Riwaka Hotel, Riwaka fri 4 Jan Station Village, Lower Hutt Sat 5 Jan Butlers Reef, Oakura

CHRONOPHONIUM 2013 BLACK SABBATH (UK) B.O.B (US)
wed 16 Jan Logan Campbell Centre, Auckland fri 11 Jan - Sat 12 Jan Tangihua Forest, Northland Sat 20 Apr Vector Arena, Auckland Mon 22 Apr Vector Arena, Auckland

KENDRICK LAMAR (US) DIRTY PROJECTORS (US) ED SHEERAN (UK)
wed 12 dec The Powerstation, Auckland wed 23 Jan The Kings Arms, Auckland Thu 24 Jan San Fran Bath House, Wellington

LAGWAGON (US)

wed 12 dec San Fran Bath House, Wellington Thu 13 dec The Kings Arms, Auckland

fri 08 Mar TSB Bank Arena, Wellington Sat 09 Mar Vector Arena, Auckland

BONNIE RAITT (US)

LA DE DA FESTIVAL 2012
Mon 28 Jan Silo Park, Auckland

fri 05 Apr The NZ International Jazz & Blues Festival, Christchurch

ELVIS COSTELLO & THE IMPOSTERS (UK) EXODUS
Sat 31 dec Te Tumu Kaituna Reserve, Papamoa Beach

Sun 30 dec - Mon 31 dec Daisybank Farm, Martinborough

BRYAN ADAMS (CA) CAT POWER (US)

Sat 19 Jan Villa Maria Estate, Auckland

LANEWAY FESTIVAL 2013 LINKIN PARK (US)
Sun 30 Jan - Sun 06 Jan Canaan Downs, Nelson Thu 21 feb Vector Arena, Auckland

Mon 22 Apr Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington Tue 23 Apr The Civic, Auckland

fri 22 feb Bruce Mason Centre, Auckland Sat 23 feb Town Hall, Wellington

FRED WESLEY (US) CRYSTAL CASTLES (CA)
Tue 15 Jan Studio, Auckland

Thu 21 Mar The Powerstation, Auckland

LUMINATE FESTIVAL

TOurS & eveNTS

upcOming TOuRS & evenTS
MICHAEL KIWANUKA MIKE NOGA (AU)
Thu 04 Apr Holy Trinity Cathedral, Auckland fri 05 Apr Old St Pauls, Wellington

PAT BENATAR, AMERICA AND MORE…

Mon 14 Jan Bodega, Wellington Thu 17 Jan Wine Cellar, Auckland

Sat 16 feb The Amphitheatre, Taupo Sun 17 feb Matakana Country Park, Matakana, North Auckland wed 20 feb Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington Sat 23 feb Gibbston Valley Winery, Queenstown

wed 02 Jan Coroglen Tavern, Coroglen fri 04 Jan Brewers In The Park, Mount Maunganui Sat 05 Jan Matakana Country Park, Matakana Sun 06 Jan Opononi Hotel, Opononi

STEPHEN MERCHANT (UK)

MORE FM VINEYARD TOUR

Mon 17 dec Opera House, Wellington wed 19 dec Town Hall, Auckland

fri 15 feb Mills Reef Winery, Tauranga Sat 16 feb Sileni Estates Winery, Hawkes Bay Sun 17 feb Te Kairanga Vineyard, Martinborough Tue 19 feb Trafalgar Park, Nelson fri 22 feb The Groynes, Christchurch Sat 23 feb Turanga Creek Vineyard, Auckland

PRETTY LIGHTS (US)
Thu 31 Jan San Fran Bath House, Wellington fri 01 feb Studio, Auckland

RONAN KEATING & BRIAN MCFADDEN (IE)
wed 27 feb Trusts Stadium Arena, Auckland

MOUNT EERIE (US)

fri 01 feb Wine Cellar, Auckland Sat 02 feb Puppies, Wellington Mon 04 feb Barrytown Hall, Barrytown Tue 05 feb Tim’s Place, Marahau wed 06 feb Wunderbar, Lyttelton Thu 07 feb Chicks Hotel, Dunedin fri 08 feb Public Art Gallery, Dunedin

ROSENEATH CENTENNIAL RAGTIME BAND RUSSELL BRAND (UK) THE PRETTY THINGS (UK) RAGGAMUFFIN 2013
fri 01 feb - Sat 02 feb Rotorua International Stadium

fri 14 dec Anzac Hall, Featherston Sat 15 dec St Peter’s Village Hall, Paekakariki

THE STONE ROSES (UK)

Tue 26 feb Vector Arena, Auckland

Thu 13 dec TSB Arena, Wellington

SUICIDAL TENDENCIES (US) THEE OH SEES (US)
Thu 07 feb Whammy Bar, Auckland

RUSSELL PETERS (CA)

fri 21 dec The Powerstation, Auckland

wed 13 Mar Vector Arena, Auckland

Tue 11 dec The Powerstation, Auckland

SANTANA & STEVE MILLER BAND THE SCRIPT (IR)
fri 12 Apr Vector Arena, Auckland

Sun 17 Mar AMI Stadium, Christchurch Tue 19 Mar Vector Arena, Auckland

TUBORG SOUNDS ON
Sat 23 Mar The Oval, North Harbour Stadium, Auckland

MORRISSEY (UK)

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS (US)
Sun 13 Jan Vector Arena, Auckland

fri 14 dec Town Hall, Wellington Sat 15 dec Vector Arena, Auckland

RHYTHM & ALPS 2012
Sat 29 dec - Mon 31 dec Waiohika Estate, Gisborne

UNKNOWN MORTAL ORCHESTRA

MULATU ASTATKE

fri 28 dec - Sat 29 dec Terrace Downs, Christchurch

SEASICK STEVE (US)
Sat 29 dec Mangawhai Tavern, Mangawhai

fri 04 Jan Bodega, Wellington Thu 10 Jan Cassette, Auckland

Sat 16 Mar The Powerstation, Auckland

RHYTHM & VINES 2012

THE WAR OF THE WORLD
Tue 11 dec - Sun 16 dec The Stardome, Auckland

SHIHAD

NEIL YOUNG & CRAZY HORSE NIGHTWISH (FI)
Tue 08 Jan Studio, Auckland

Tue 19 Mar TSB Bank Arena, Wellington Thu 21 Mar Vector Arena, Auckland

NORTHERN BASS FESTIVAL 2012 THE NZ INTERNATIONAL JAZZ & BLUES FESTIVAL THE OFFSPRING

wed 26 dec Station Village, Lower Hutt Sat 29 dec Brewers In The Park, Mt Maunganui Mon 31 dec Riwaka Hotel, Riwaka wed 02 Jan Butlers Reef, Oakura Thu 03 Jan Mangawhai Tavern, Mangawhai Sat 05 Jan Matakana Country Park, Matakana

WEEZER (US)

fri 11 Jan Vector Arena, Auckland

WHO SHOT ROCK & ROLL: A PHOTOGRAPHIC HISTORY
Tue 11 dec - Sun 03 Mar Auckland Art Gallery

Sun 30 dec - Mon 31 dec Mangawhai

SHOTOVER SUNSHINE FESTIVAL 2013

WILCO (US)

Sat 09 feb Littles Road, Queenstown

fri 05 Apr Town Hall, Wellington Sat 06 Apr Town Hall, Auckland

wed 03 Apr - Sun 07 Apr Christchurch

SHOW ME SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL
Thu 03 Jan - Sun 13 Jan The Monkey House, Whitianga

wed 27 feb Vector Arena, Auckland

PARACHUTE FESTIVAL 2013
fri 25 Jan - Sun 27 Jan Mystery Creek, Hamilton

RINGO STARR AND THE ALL STARRS (UK)
Thu 07 feb CBS Arena, Christchurch Sat 09 feb Vector Arena, Auckland

SILO CINEMA SIX60

fri 14 dec Grease, Silo Park, Auckland fri 21 dec Home Alone, Silo Park, Auckland

PARKWAY DRIVE (AU)
wed 12 dec Logan Campbell Centre, Auckland

ROBERT PLANT

Tue 09 Apr TSB Bank Arena, Wellington Thu 11 Apr Vector Arena, Auckland

Thu 27 dec Butlers Reef, Oakura Sat 29 dec Station Village Complex, Lower Hutt Sun 30 dec Riwaka Hotel, Riwaka

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LAGWAGON
SAn fRAn bATH HoUSE

ShiT WOrTh dOiNG

THuRSdaY 13
GRIMES
SAn fRAn bATH HoUSE
8pM, SOLD OUT

GiG OF The WeeK

8pM, $40, UNDERTHERADAR.CO.NZ

Wagons – they are a cool, somewhat dated method of transport. And what do they do best? Lag. ‘Cos they are slow. Get it? Let me quickly segway to the matter at hand which is the arrival of Lagwagon – US punk rockers – to our shores. Their career spans 25 years so prepare to lose your mind.

The glitch pop artist has struck a real chord with Kiwi fans, so much so the show is a sell out! Claire Boucher, aka Grimes, is all about using her creativity through both musical and visual, and draws on the arts of 2D, performance, dance, video and sound, weaving them all together to strong rhythmic effect.

PARKWAY DRIVE
LogAn CAMPbELL CEnTRE
7.30pM, $45, 7pM

FAGAN & THE PEOPLE
PAddIngTon LIVE
8pM, $15, EVENTfINDER.CO.NZ

With the release of their highly-anticipated fourth album, Byron Bay’s Parkway Drive is back with their new sound marking a ambitious new direction. Recorded in Los Angeles, the soon-to-be-released Atlas is a leap forward for the chart-topping Australian group.

Fagan and The People celebrate the release of new single/video ‘Get Light’ with a special show in Parnell. Andrew Fagan and band are playing a freshly minted set, including Mockers hits such as ‘One Black Friday’, ‘Swear It’s True’ and ‘Forever Tuesday Morning’, as well as other Fagan-penned gems.

RIOT FREE
THE kIngS ARMS
7.30pM, $15, UNDERTHERADAR.CO.NZ

PAUL MCLANEY, LISA CRAWLEY & TONNON
wInE CELLAR
7.30pM, $10-15, UNDERTHERADAR.CO.NZ

for Amnesty
Wed 12/12/12 @ Kings Arms tAvern

grAhAm PAnther (PAnther & the Zoo) greAt north sherPA BeArCAt
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WWW.Amnesty.org.nZ

only $15 – tickets from undertheradar.co.nz doors @7.30pm

WWW.Amnesty.org.nZ

Pussy Riot showed the power of song and now it’s New Zealand’s turn to do the same. Join Amnesty International at the Kings Arms for a night of music to raise funds campaign for the release of two members of the Russian punk band. Put your voice (and signature) to the cause.

These three have played with some of the finest. Paul has previously collaborated with Concord Dawn and Anika, while Lisa has travelled the world, touring with the likes of John Mayer and Jools Holland. Anthonie, the former front man of Tono & The Finance Company is bringing his solo act to round out the night.

FRidaY 14
MORRISSEY
Town HALL
8pM, $97, TICKETEK.CO.NZ

HIGHWAY
gALAToS
8.30pM, $10, EVENTfINDER.CO.NZ

The legendary musician, often credited as the man who patented indie music for the masses, is here to share his wit, guitar anthems and signature sorrow with Kiwi audiences. His sound has defined a musical path that many other bands have since travelled down. US singer/songwriter Kristeen Young joins Morrissey.

Highway is bringing their cinematic live music experience to Galatos this December. Playing their own compositions, the band’s sound is enhanced using projected imagery by their visual artist. Highway’s music is eclectic and traverses the classical, rock, blues, jazz and dance hall genres. It’s sure to be a night of mind-boggling sights and sounds.

BAD SANTA
bE CLUb
10pM

SUMMER SET 2012
PAPAMoA TAVERn, TAURAngA
1pM, $15, EVENTfINDER.CO.NZ

What better way to celebrate the joyous occasion than by flouting religious significance and getting stuck into a good old party? Not only does first come, first served get to partake in the $1000 open bar tab, but the lineup including Angela Fisken, Matt G, Nick Collings and DFK will have you dancing the night away.

It’s not just the newly wed and the nearly dead in Tga – there is also cracker beats to bring in the season. The five-hour celebration of summer styles includes local artists Godsown and Regan, as well as former The GC star Jade Louise sharing her musical talent. All proceeds go to No Bully NZ.

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SaTuRdaY 15
DEVO, SIMPLE MINDS, THE CHURCH
VILLA MARIA ESTATE
4pM, $99-199, TICKETMASTER.CO.NZ

alBuM OF The WeeK
GARBAGE
gARbAgE: THE AbSoLUTE CoLLECTIon

The ‘80s bands that gave you iconic Singstar hits such as ‘Whip It’ and ‘Don’t You (Forget About Me)’ are taking a time travelling journey to the present day. Devo and Simple Minds defined a generation of bad hair and fluoro leg warmers. Bring the pop sensation back into your life and get your best shuffle on.

PUPS017
PUPPIES
8pM, $10, ALOWHUM.COM

After a couple of very well received shows in China earlier this year, Secret Knives is performing a fifth live set in Wellington in as many years, don’t miss this one. They’ve put together a ridiculously sweet bill for this special show. Also featuring Dear Time’s Waste, Carb on Carb, Black City Lights (DJ Set) and more.

BADD ENERGY
MIgHTy MIgHTy
10.30pM, $5, DOOR SALES ONLY

There’s nothing negative about the vibes these guys and gals are giving out. A psychedelic mix of guitars, drum machines and genres, Sam Moore, Coco Solid, Trixie Darko and JSuave make up this trippy quartet that kick out motley jams blending stoner-swamp riffs with laidback raps. Ride the wave and see where it takes you!

Pop-alt-rock might just be another made up sub-genre, but it was one that garbage really made their own during the late 1990s. On The Absolute Collection, Shirley Manson and co give evidence that they might still be the only ones to pull off that tag with any real level of success. It is a do-over though, as the group’s career got a bad case of the big-time staggers post-2000 – a fact which was distinctly highlighted by their 2007 greatest hits compilation, Absolute Garbage. Perhaps that’s why Shirley, Butch, Duke and Steve decided to take another crack at things so soon, because releasing another greatest hits album, just five years since the last, could be viewed as something of a cynical move otherwise. But it was more-or-less a simple fix. The biggest mistake on Absolute Garbage was its track order – where it decided to go chronological and chart the group’s progression from start to (then) current day. Unfortunately, after you progressed past the halfway-mark, you were left with some patchy music that has lost a lot of the spark that made Garbage such a likeable band in their previous era. Absolute Collection smartens the fuck up though, by mixing eras and album tracks around so the best stuff isn’t loaded on the front and weighing the compilation down as a whole. Things kick off with ‘Cheery Lips (Go Baby Go!)’ off 2001’s Beautiful Garbage. It’s a light, but energetic start, with a song that emphasised

Garbage’s pop leanings and perhaps signified the start of their move away from that bread-and-butter, darker material that made them such a household name in the first place. Following straight after is one of the biggies, ‘Stupid Girl,’ which broke the group to a wider stratosphere of audience back in ’96. The song has dated, although its hollow-sounding chorus still sticks in your head with alarming ease. Absolute Collection’s middle contains a few of the weaker tracks on the album. ‘Big Bright World’ isn’t Garbage at their best and ‘Why Do You Love Me?’ sounds like a stupid, girly version of… well, ‘Stupid Girl’. But when Garbage is strong, they are very strong indeed. ‘Supervixen,’ ‘Milk,’ ‘#1 Crush,’ ‘Only Happy When It Rains’ and ‘Special’ all show off the bands best, addictive-as-sugar qualities. And then there’s ‘Vow’ – Garbage’s greatest single and as powerful a vengeance-espousing statement as you will find in music.
WRITTEN BY DARREN MASLIN

TueSdaY 18
KENDRICK LAMAR
THE PowERSTATIon
8pM, SOLD OUT

The rising star, born one year before NWA came ‘Straight Outta Compton’ is making waves in the hip hop/rap scene with his unique rhymes. Starting out when he was 13, inspired by DMX’s debut, Kendrick released his EP in 2009, which featured his trademark singles ‘P&P’ and ‘She Needs Me.’ He’s your new favourite.

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THuRSdaY 13
RUSSELL BRAND
TSb bAnk AREnA
8pM, $90-130, TICKETEK.CO.NZ

ShiT WOrTh dOiNG

arTiST Q&a
ESTHER STEPHEN
MUSICIAn
where can your stalkers find you during the weekend? Singing at wealthy Australian’s weddings. what happens when you mix Coca Cola with Pepsi? Eroded baby teeth - didn’t everyone do that science project at Primary School? your fantasy spirit animal is… I like ducks. That’s not very fantasy or spiritual is it... your signature “I’m an amazing cook” dish is… I call it ‘Hot Pot’ and make it at least once a week. Lots of veges, beans & a tin of tomatoes. Cook, serve with cheese. Nothing I cook looks pretty but it tastes good, and no ones complained yet. The best TV show around at the moment is… I don’t watch Glee but I just discovered Smash! Fed the musical theatre geek inside me. Also Girls. Living in Fitzroy in Melbourne is like one long episode of Girls. The best place for a date night is… At present it’s Skype, unfortunately. People say you look like… That chick from Go Girls. kittens or puppies Baby ANYTHING.
SEE HER LIVE: ESTHER STEpHEN fRI 14 dEC Q THEATRE, AUCKLAND

The foul-mouthed, sex-crazed, ex-drug addled comedian that everyone loves (except Katy Perry fans) has extended his tour and his last stop in our fair country before he departs is the capital. His I Am A Walrus tour is, a laugh-a-minute show, packed full of the crude, lewd and down-right dirty.

MEGACHRISTMAS
THE bASEMEnT
8pM, $30-35, ITICKET.CO.NZ

With more Shortland Street stars, MPs and personalities than you can shake a stick at, The Basement prepares for Christmas with a wonderful pantomime of epic proportions. It’s a search for Santa as the night before Christmas the big man himself is missing and it’s up to you (and the celebs) to find him!

FRidaY 14
A CHRISTMAS CAROL
CIRCA THEATRE
7.30pM, $25-46, CIRCA.CO.NZ SEASON: wEd 05 dEC – SAT 22 dEC

who’s in the dead supergroup for your dream hologram show? When it comes to gigs I’ve ticked two off my holy trinity - Bjork & Radiohead - now I just wanna see Daft Punk who might as well be dead they’re about that hard to see, and will probably do their next tour via hologram anyway. what’s an upcoming film you’re jazzed about? I think I need to go back before I go forward. There are so many old movies I need to catch up on.

A one-man show by Ray Henwood tells the classic tale of the nasty Scrooge who goes up against the goodwill and joy that is synonymous with the festive holiday. It’s a story that is part of Christmas tradition and is all about using your moral compass to know what’s right and wrong.

mOndaY 17
STEPHEN MERCHANT
oPERA HoUSE
8pM, $70, TICKETEK.CO.NZ

MERRY GISHMAS
RoSE & THISTLE TAVERn
TAURANgA, 8pM, $30-35, ITICKET.CO.NZ SEASON: wEd 12 dEC – SAT 22 dEC

Gish is one of the most popular comedians on the New Zealand pro-comedy circuit. While everyone else is tied up with 7 Days live and Megachristmas, Gish is in the sunny Bay of Plenty, with a wicked combination of original and popular song parodies and a healthy toke of comedy for the bros.

Once known as Ricky Gervais’ sidekick, Stephen Merchant is actually a ridiculously funny comedian in his own right. His show, Hello Ladies, is a selfdeprecating look at his journey to meet women and his struggle with singledom. His quiet charm will catch you off-guard and have you laughing your ass off.

TueSdaY 18
PINK FLOYD MUSIC DOUBLE FEATURE
STARdoME
8pM, $35, STARDOME.CO.NZ

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ART PLAy/THEATRE MUSICAL CoMEdy dAnCE

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Re-live two of the greatest rock albums of all time in our planetarium theatre. Sit back and revel in the surround sound with psychedelic images projected on the dome ceiling to go along with the music. This is an adults only event where two glasses of wine and a sausage sizzle is included in the price.

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THuRSdaY 13
THREESOME – SEASON ONE
TV onE, 9.30PM

ShiT WOrTh WaTChiNG

FilM OF The WeeK
YOU’VE BEEN TRUMPED

It’s a raunchy new show coming to TV One (who said it was only for old people?). When Alice starts to freak out on the eve of her 30th birthday, she’s determined to prove she’s not getting boring. However, her solution radically changes the lives of Alice, her boyfriend Mitch, and their gay best friend Ritchie.

DIRECTED BY ANTHONY BAXTER STARRINg MICHAEL fORBES AND DONALD TRUMp

THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY
gEnERAL RELEASE, 169 MInUTES

The wait is finally over fans – the hotly-anticipated three-part epic begins. Shot at a phenomenal 48-frames-per-second, the flick has attracted mixed reviews from overseas, with some whining about the new technology (like 3D all over again).

It’s not hard to vilify donald Trump. It’s a feat easily achieved by exposing moments of his wealth-infused arrogance and complementing them with the odd close-up of his seemingly soulless pupils. You’ve Been Trumped jumps all over this opportunity, though it never forgets its key objective (even if it is edited like an episode of America’s Most Wanted). Backed by the Scottish government, Trump attempts to build a potentially profitable golfing resort over environmentally sensitive stretches of coast, a unique landscape cemented in the town’s history. Thus, the townsfolk-turnedenvironmentalists rally with farmer/ fisherman Michael Forbes, a lifelong resident who refuses to sell his land to the tycoon. So begins the battle of perspectives: the locals value their wilderness as “Amazonian” while Trump sees it as “swamplands”, their farms and homes are “slums”, their local hero Forbes is “the village idiot”.

SaTuRdaY 15
JAMIE’S 15 MINUTE MEALS
TV 3, 7PM

Not intent on completely playing off Trump’s “rich douchewad” stigma, the filmmakers effectively convince you of the deceptive beauty in the naturally formed lands. It’s hard not to feel that Inside Job anger hearing Trump’s deliberately tainted and agenda-fuelled viewpoint on the environment he wishes to roll over. Seeing the flatten remains of the once-preserved sand dunes is akin to seeing a field full of dead tree stumps and billboards for The Apprentice. Without the aid of a narrator, You’ve Been Trumped places its audience in the witness chair. It’s this raw technique that has you feeling the townsfolk’s pride, determination and helplessness. Going into this film guarantees one thing: you will be provoked.
WRITTEN BY LIAM MAgUREN fLICKS.CO.NZ

It’s official: Jamie Oliver is a cooking god. He knows what the people want and that is fast, healthy meals that can be done in 15 minutes. Jamie Oliver pushes the concept of fast, everyday food to the next level by preparing two, family meals back-to-back.

SundaY 16
THE SORTA UNOFFICIAL NZ FILM AWARDS
RIALTo CHAnnEL, 6.45PM

TOY STORY 3
TV 2, 7PM

Looking back at the event (which was held at The Civic in Auckland on Tue 04 Dec, the awards are screening on Rialto for those who missed it. The ceremony, created by Ant Timpson and Hugh Sundae, presents the perfect opportunity to ensure the film industry is applauded for both its local and international efforts.

Young or old (or older), everyone had toys once. We all became attached to our favourite teddy bear or Barbie dolls. But then the time comes to grow up and you put your buddies away in the box for another day (or another player). The Toy Story gang find themselves boxed and donated as Andy prepares for college in another city.

THE DOORS: LIVE AT THE BOWL 68’
ARTS CHAnnEL, 8.30PM

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For the first time, original film footage from The Door’s performance at the Hollywood Bowl has been digitally scanned and restored. With two previously cut tracks returned to the running order and sound mastered from the original multitrack tapes by The Doors’ engineer and co-producer Bruce Botnick.

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LA ZEPPA
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ShiT WOrTh eaTiNG & driNKiNG

MEMPHIS BELLE COFFEE HOUSE
38 dIxon ST

Winter may be over, but there’s no reason you can’t gather around a fireplace on those colder nights, enjoying a good drop of wine and listening to local DJs into the night. La Zeppa has the feel of a New York industrial warehouse, transformed into a spacious bar with a real rustic feel.

A self-described team of “dedicated coffee nerds”, Memphis Belle Coffee House is all about the brew. A range of blends and single origin coffees are available, paired with the best brewing method for each. You can have your coffee via Syphon, Chemex, V60, Swiss gold, cold drip. Did we mention they do great food too?

CAROUSEL BAR
141 LowER STUART ST

JOE’S GARAGE
7 LESLIE STREET

Follow the stairs to a world beyond what you see on the news – a classy nightclub with expertly made cocktails and a stunning décor. Carousel is off the beaten track of Dunedin pub life, but for those looking to chill out with friends it’s the perfect place.

Joe’s Garage is a little bit of the 1950s here in NZ. After the tragic Christchurch earthquake, the owners are delighted to announce the opening of a new luxurious café in Riccarton. Boasting a sunny courtyard and ample dining space, come see what the fuss is about!

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auckland eaTeRieS
AgEnTS & MERCHAnTS
6-10 Roukai Lane (09) 309-5854 Seasonal lunch meals and latenight tapas served in a small cobblestone alleyway.

dISTRICT dInIng

50 Customs St East (09)368-5315 Fresh, affordable bistro dining in a relaxed atmosphere.

MooCHowCHow

23 Ponsonby Rd (09) 360-6262 Like a stroll through the fragrant night markets & food stalls of Bangkok, MooChowChow is a boost to the senses.

VERonA

169 k’Rd (09) 307-0508 Celebrating 20 years on K’Rd. Open 10am till late seven days with intimate booths live music, gourmet food, cocktails & organic tap beer.

bIg J’S

dE PoST

1 Melton Road - Mt wellington (09) 5790340 Gourmet Burgers is Jason’s speciality take home heat and eat meals, plus huge range of cabinet food, everything cooked to serve.

466 Mt Eden Rd (09) 630-9330 Your local in the heart of Mt. Eden with over 100 beers available.

PInxToS

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

THE wIndSoR CASTLE

LIbERTInE

37 drake St (09) 929-2790 Taking its cue from the Americas, but with an Antipodean twist.

oRVIETo CAfE

935A Mt Eden Rd, Mt Eden

144 Parnell Rd (09) 356-3650 Established in 1847, one of Auckland’s earliest surviving hotels serving gastro pub food in a comfortable, unpretentious environment.

bRIToMART CoUnTRy CLUb

31 galway St (09) 303-2541 Gourmet pizzas, tapas and a famous high tea service.

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SALE ST

QUAy STREET CAfE

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

7 Sale St (09) 307-8148 Bistro dining, award-winning microbrewery celebrated garden bar and aprivate Velvet Room!

CHAPEL

147 Ponsonby Rd (09) 360-4528

MExICo dEPoT
86 federal St (09) 363-7048

SALS PIZZA

130 Quay Street, britomart (09) 337 0088 “This cheerful, busy inner-city cafe is a fantastic place for weekday breakfast, a leisurely weekend brunch, informal lunch meetings – and great coffee any time”

23 britomart Place (09) 366-1759 The Strand Takapuna (09) 280-1487 Vibrant Mexican street food served with margaritas, tequila and beer. Arrive early for a table.

277 broadway, newmarket (09) 524 7257 Legendary pizza maker’s secret family recipe and are proud to serve you AUTHENTIC NY Pizza.

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242 Ponsonby Road 3765670 The ponsonby local on the corner of summer st, that brings the beauty of fine and inexpensive wines together with a real appreciation of tapas.

AgEnTS & MERCHAnTS

6-10 Roukai Lane (09) 309-5854 Seasonal lunch meals and latenight tapas served in a small cobblestone alleyway.

VERonA

169 k’Rd (09) 307-0508 Celebrating 20 years on K’Rd. With intimate booths, live music, gourmet food, cocktails & organic tap beer.

THE PoRTLAnd PUbLIC HoUSE

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

THE bRIToMART CoUnTRy CLUb

CHAPEL

147 Ponsonby Rd (09) 360-4528 For a quiet afternoon drink with friends in the sun, a light bite, a la carte dining or a great night out.

31 galway St (09) 303-2541 A garden bar in the middle of the city. Comes with a mini golf lawn, cocktail jugs and vinylonly DJs.

Q THEATRE

305 Queen Street Enjoy a Supreme coffee and power up at our WIFI hotspot. A range of hot-pressed or old school doorstop sandwiches, serious salads, biscuits, tarts, cakes and an ultracheap Artists’ Pot of the Day.

SHooTER SALoon bAR

330 new north Rd Not your ‘typical central bar’ Their no bull policy means what you see is what you get.

RACkET bAR gRAnd CEnTRAL
126 Ponsonby Rd (09) 360-1260 Ponsonby’s longest serving bar with live music/DJ 7 nights. 2 for 1 happy hour & licensed to 5am.

6-10 Roukai Lane (09) 309-5854 Serves everything from singlemalt whisky to cans of Double Brown.

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RAkInoS- bEATS, bAR, kITCHEn SnAPdRAgon
Level 1/35 High Street (09) 358-3535 ‘The Joint since 91’ 204 Quay St (09) 357-6147 A blend of 1930s vintage glamour and West Hollywood lounge with a healthy shot of private gentlemen’s club.

MExICo IPAnEMA bAR & RESTAURAnT
2 Ponsonby Road Brazilian cuisine and bar mixed with classic & contemporary Brazilian music & culture.

23 britomart Place (09) 366-1759 Drink in the eclectic front bar or settle into the cosy dining area to explore the short but compelling menu.

mT eden MT EDEN
dE PoST
466 Mt Eden Rd (09) 630-9330 Your local in the heart of Mt. Eden with over 100 beers available and superb food.

QUAy ST CLUbRooMS

204 Quay St (09) 357-6147 Watch the game while your girlfriend goes dancing.

MALT bAR

neWmaRkeT NEWMARKET
THE CLAddAgH
372-376 broadway (09) 522-4410 The Claddagh Irish Pub - A slice of Ireland in the heart of Newmarket.

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

vicTORia paRk VICTORIA PARK paRnell PARNELL
THE PAddIngTon
117 St georges bay Rd (09) 309-3586 A Parnell institution for sports events, craft beers and superb food with the recent addition of top-notch live gigs.

SALE STREET

PInxToS

7 Sale St (09) 307-8148 A unique collection of spaces award-winning microbrewery, bistro dining, with a celebrated garden bar and very private Velvet Room!

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

cenTRal & kRd CENTRAL & K’RD
doC bAR
352 k’Rd (09) 365-1800 Tues-Sat

THE PonSonby (bELgIAn bEER CAfE)

THE wIndSoR CASTLE gRACE bAR

1-3 St Mary’s Rd (09) 376-6092 A little piece of Europe in the heart of Ponsonby. The perfect spot to kick start the weekend.

103 Victoria St west 300-6352 21st Birthdays, Hen/Stag Parties, Corporate Events, Dance Parties, CD Release Parties, Live Music.

144 Parnell Rd (09) 356-3650 Established in 1847, one of Auckland’s earliest surviving hotels serves gastro pub food in a comfortable, unpretentious environment.

37 drake St (09) 379-8167 Focuses on the fact that people want to enjoy each other’s company with a great glass of wine and tasty plates, without the constraints of having to book or have a meal at a certain time.

LA ZEPPA kITCHEn & bAR

REVELRy

LIbERTInE fATHER TEd’S oRIgInAL IRISH PUb

106 Ponsonby Road 376- 8663 19th Century bohemian pallor meets opium den chic

kingSland KINGSLAND
nEIgHboURHood bREwbAR
498 new north Rd (09) 846-3773 Nestled in the site of an old garage and engineering shop.

BRiTOmaRT BRITOMART
1885 - bRIToMART
27 galway St (09) 551 3100 Nightclub upstairs. Cocktail lounge downstairs. Home to Auckland’s biggest club nights.

1 wellesley St west (09) 377-3144 Entertainment seven nights a week, with three big screens, pool table, competitions & prizes, quiz, karaoke and live music.

37 drake St (09) 929-2790 This new bar and eatery takes its cue from the Americas, but with an Antipodean twist. Guests can sit and order from anywhere within the space - plates to share in the dining area.

THE oAkRooM
17 drake 300 6313

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Let Me Kiss You

As leAD sINger of the iconic 80’s indie band The smiths, Morrissey’s theatrical crooning and intelligent, poetic lyrics spray painted Thatcherite britain’s walls on consciousness with romantic angst, social alienation - all delivered with and razor wit. early tracks like ‘Girlfriend in a Coma’ and ‘Bigmouth Strikes again’ were sung sweetly but played off the clumsy, bumblings of a youthful teen against the desire to be sensitive but truthful. The songs were always homage to the car crash of juvenile articulation. Their music connected powerfully with many similarly sensitive, disaffected youth. They were the original emo’s, without the make up, but still pretty enough to make the girls swoon. but as much as his fans revered him, Morrissey was also criticised, often harshly for his self-absorption and determinedly miserable outlook. stephen Patrick Morrissey (May 22, 1959) was born a Manchester lad. Not surprisingly shy, awkward and obsessed with music and film as a teenager. he devoted his writing talents to a New York Dolls fanzine (he was president of their U.K. fan club), wrote tributes to James Dean and wrote numerous opinionated letters to the weekly music paper Melody Maker. The smiths’ 1983 debut single, ‘hand in glove’, was a love song with oblique references to homosexuality. It became an underground sensation. As time went on Morrissey demonstrated a flair for manipulating the media with interviews filled with blunt and unpredictable opinions. he intended to be outrageous. he knew notoriety wouldn’t hurt his stage presence. he even proclaimed celibacy in the wake of much speculation about his sexuality just to tease. The smiths’ eponymous 1984 debut was a smash in the U.K. he began promoting his political views, slating Margaret Thatcher (The Queen Is Dead), advocating vegetarianism (Meat Is Murder). but long term frictions

between Morrissey and Marr continued to grown despite commercial success and Marr left the band after 1987’s Strangeways, Here We Come, with the band breaking up shortly after. A misperceived flirtation with british nationalism and ionic but poorly placed racial caricatures further tarnished his image. Frequent reports of feuds with his managers, business associates, and ex-bandmates all built the bonfire of contempt. sellout tours stateside renewed confidence and he permanently moved to los Angeles, Morrissey delivered an equally strong follow-up in 1994 with the more mature Vauxhall and I, which placed his first Top 50 Us singles-chart, A compilation The World of Morrissey, followed in 1995. Then a label change from siren to rCA, for the first time since the smiths’ debut album. Also issued in 1995 was the prog rock-informed Southpaw Grammar which utterly confounded many, prevented him from expanding his American audience. Yet despite all this Morrissey has remained a massively popular touring gig on the strength of a singular identity. having him back on our stages is inviting trouble, we hope! Joining Morrissey on tour will be American singer/songwriter Kristeen Young. The talented performer has been supporting Morrissey across his 2012 world tour. Young’s performances are marked by wildly emotional energy and mastering of the piano. WRITTEN BY TIM gRUAR
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