Evan Dando-fronted act The Lemonheads is returning to New Zealand for two shows in December.  Formed in 1986, The Lemonheads found their feet in the 90s amid the grunge explosion with tracks like 'It's A Shame About Ray' and their cover of... <a href='/news/8644/The-Lemonheads-Announce-Two-New-Zealand-Shows.utr'>more</a> 

Post-rock powerhouse Jakob are embarking on a six-date tour of the country to celebrate the release of their much-anticipated album Sines. The new record, which is out 17th October via Shoot The Freak, breaks an eight-year silence from the trio... <a href='/news/8645/Jakob-Announce-Nationwide-Album-Release-Tour.utr'>more</a> 

Jamaican institution The Skatalites are marking an incredible 50 years as a band with an anniversary tour that will see them visit New Zealand for three shows in December. Pioneers in the genre of ska, the group was founded in 1964 (naming... <a href='/news/8631/The-Skatalites-Announce-New-Zealand-Shows.utr'>more</a> 
Kristin Hersh’s career in music spans over 25 years, although I’m sure if she heard it described as a 'career' she’d protest. Having founded Throwing Muses
 as a teenager, Hersh was at the forefront of a alt-rock-grunge-punk 
sound that can be hard... <a href='/news/8627/Interview-Kristin-Hersh.utr'>more</a> 

This Sunday the Audio Foundation in Auckland is hosting a super rare show from lo-fi champions Tall Dwarfs, with an expanded line-up that includes Chris Knox, Alec Bathgate, Ary Jansen, Jol Mulholland and Stefan Neville, which will only playing... <a href='/news/8647/Heres-Five-Essential-Chris-Knox-Tracks.utr'>more</a> 
These days it seems there's a whole swarm of throwback blues acts to choose from, but something about the scratchy voice of C.W. Stoneking makes it feel the real-deal genuine article. The slicked haired Melbourne multi-instrumentalist has tucked a few... <a href='/news/8641/Love-Thy-Neighbour-CW-Stoneking---Get-On-The-Floor.utr'>more</a>

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Die! Die! Die! - S W I M Tour
Chicks Hotel Port Chalmers, Dunedin

Fri 29 God Bows To Math Album Fundraiser Show
The Lucha Lounge, Auckland
Fri 29 Neck Deep, State Champs And Braves
Ellen Melville Hall, Auckland
Fri 29 Lead Zeppelin
King Street Live, Masterton
Fri 29 Ladi6 With Team Dynamite
Shipwreck, Gisborne
Fri 29 Wagons
The Tuning Fork, Auckland
Fri 29 Bonne And The Oosh
Leigh Sawmill, Leigh
Fri 29 The Nomad - Album Release Tour
10 Bar, Dunedin
Fri 29 360 (AUS)
San Fran, Wellington
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