Queensbridge rapper Nas is heading to New Zealand in January for two shows to celebrate the 20th anniversary of his highly influential debut album Illmatic. Released in 1994, Illmatic boasts production from the likes of Pete Rock, DJ Premiere and Large... <a href='/news/8872/Nas-Announces-Two-New-Zealand-Shows.utr'>more</a> 
Bodega will be the scene of a New Year's Eve bash that will have Shocking Pinks and Ghost Wave spinning vinyl, as well as a secret guest DJ from the United Kingdom. The event, which will be held on two levels, will also feature performances from... <a href='/news/8864/New-Years-Eve-Party-Unveiled-For-Wellington.utr'>more</a> 
Hip hop minstrel Sage Francis is heading back to New Zealand for two shows in December. The socially conscious rapper and spoken word performer is making his way to these shores off the back of the release of his fifth solo studio album Copper Gone,... <a href='/news/8881/Sage-Francis-Returns-To-New-Zealand-For-Two-Shows.utr'>more</a> 
Pizza-loving garage duo Dad Jokes are streaming their new EP Bad Friends, the pair's first release since signing to Muzai Records. The Auckland city two-piece recorded the four-track offering live-to-tape while in Seattle earlier this year with... <a href='/news/8878/Stream-Dad-Jokes-New-EP-Bad-Friends.utr'>more</a> 
New Zealand post-rock behemoths Jakob are coming out of the shadows to release their highly anticipated fourth full-length album Sines. Itís been eight years since we last heard from the Napier based three-piece, their previous effort being the 2006... <a href='/news/8869/Interview-Jakob.utr'>more</a> 
After forming at university back in 2007 and making music in their dorm rooms, English folktronica act alt-J burst onto the global music scene in 2012 with their Mercury Prize-winning debut album An Awesome Wave. With their unique and unpredictable... <a href='/news/8890/Interview-Alt-J.utr'>more</a>

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Tue 21 Aloe Blacc with support Estere
The Powerstation, Auckland
Tue 21 Open Mic Night
Windsor Castle / Juice bar, Auckland
Tue 21 Callum Passells Trio
The Portland Public House, Auckland
Tue 21 Pantograph Punch Makeover Party
Golden Dawn: Tavern of Power, Auckland
Wed 22 Open Heart Circuitry Spring Tour
Valhalla, Wellington
Wed 22 Nicole Andrews - South Island Tour
Scotch Wine Bar, Blenhiem
Wed 22 Open Mic Night Jam Sessions With Phil Crown
Black Note Lounge Bar, Auckland
Wed 22 Cocktail Hour With The Gramophone Band
The Portland Public House, Auckland
Wed 22 MUZVO1 - Last Exit To Muzai
The Wine Cellar, Auckland
Wed 22 Al Park and Adam Hathaway
Wunderbar, Christchurch
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The Datsuns - Deep Sleep Tour
Minuit - The Final Fling
Sage Francis - Copper Gone Tour 2014
The Skatalites 50th Anniversary