New Years Festival Guide - NZ - 2012 to 2013

A full list of all gigs and events in NZ over the 2012-13 New Years Eve

Click here for the 2013-2014 new years line up

Nye With Jason Eli

Nye With Jason Eli

Tyler Street Garage, Auckland

Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

Its that time of year again and for those of you who didn't manage to get hold of your festival tickets or head away, do not panic, we are open and we are definately ready to party so come down and us! Jason Eli is on the decks and knows how to throw a party so don't miss out! ... More info »




La De Da NYE Festival

La De Da NYE Festival

Daisybank Farm, Martinborough, Martinborough

Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

Summer and New Year’s Eve is less than 100 days away, so we thought it was time to share our highly anticipated second lineup announcement with you! This new mix of acts boasts some of the biggest names in international Hip Hop featuring the legendary De La Soul (USA) and The Beatnuts (USA). Playing simultaneously on the Electronic Stage will be a multi genre mix of Drum & Bass, Dubstep, Glitch Hop and Turntabilism with Dub Phizix and MC ... More info »




Coromandel Gold

Coromandel Gold

Coromandel’s Ohuka Farm, Coromandel

Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

Coromandel Gold brings you two days of incredible music accompanied by gourmet food stalls, bigger bars and plenty of camping. This year promises sunshine and the best Coro Gold line-up yet. Single day tickets for the 30th and 31st have sold out. Single day camp tickets for these dates have also sold out. Two-day event tickets still available. Two-day camping tickets and waterways 3 day camping site still available Acts confirmed this year ... More info »




Quit The City - cancelled

Quit The City - cancelled

Lyons Road, Auckland

Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

THIS FESTIVAL HAS BEEN CANCELLED QUIT THE CITY is the newest edition to your NYE festival options in NZ. Tickets from www.quitthecity.co.nz We know there are a lot of great festivals to choose from, RnV, Coro Gold, Highlife, La De Da and more. Quit the City is in no way trying to compete with these great events! Our aim is to provide a great NYE festival experience for people who want to party closer to Auckland and don’t want to blow their ... More info »




Beyond The Black 2012

Beyond The Black 2012

Trentham Racecourse, Wellington

Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

Points of interest: • STRIPPERS!! • Next 5 tickets sold at The Revolution in Upper Hutt receive a free Osmium album. • Unreleased bands: Flesh D-Vice; Pervertor; Gunt; Fractured; Ream Fist. • Public transport all night on the hour, between Welly and Trentham. • Door sales $40, pre-sales from Dash and The Revolution $30. • Wet Y-front and Wet Tee competitions – maybe you wanna help pour the water' • First 50 patrons through the door get a $50 Ink ... More info »




Six60 Summer Tour With David Dallas

Six60 Summer Tour With David Dallas

Coroglen Tavern, Coroglen

Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

Following on from an extremely successful worldwide tour earlier in 2012 and five New Zealand Music Award nominations, Six60 is bringing the live and massive back home to New Zealand this summer. Hailing back to their 2008 Dunedin roots, when they were playing small living room concerts to friends and family, this will be the ultimate house party and it’s coming to a stage near you. Summer 2011 saw Six60 perform a sell-out tour playing to over ... More info »




Six60 Summer Tour With David Dallas

Six60 Summer Tour With David Dallas

Riwaka Hotel, Nelson

Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

Following on from an extremely successful worldwide tour earlier in 2012 and five New Zealand Music Award nominations, Six60 is bringing the live and massive back home to New Zealand this summer. Hailing back to their 2008 Dunedin roots, when they were playing small living room concerts to friends and family, this will be the ultimate house party and it’s coming to a stage near you. Summer 2011 saw Six60 perform a sell-out tour playing to over ... More info »




Six60 Summer Tour With Iva Lamkum

Six60 Summer Tour With Iva Lamkum

The Station Village Complex, Wellington

Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

Following on from an extremely successful worldwide tour earlier in 2012 and five New Zealand Music Award nominations Six60 is bringing the live and massive back home to New Zealand this summer. Hailing back to their 2008 Dunedin roots, when they were playing small living room concerts to friends and family, this will be the ultimate house party and it’s coming to a stage near you. Summer 2011 saw Six60 perform a sell-out tour playing to over 15,000 ... More info »




Black Boy Peaches - Run Away Tour

Black Boy Peaches - Run Away Tour

The Church Cafe, Dunedin

Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

Dunedin alternative rock duo 'Black Boy Peaches' are set to release their second self-produced single of the year. Inspired by the hard work of bands like Incubus and the Black Keys, Black Boy Peaches hit the road for their 3rd consecutive national tour, carrying their music and character around the country throughout December. A band that prides themselves on songwriting and musicianship that has a sound which has been compared to the Foo Fighters ... More info »




Heavyweight Kings Of Rock - Shihad, Iam Giant, King Cannons

Heavyweight Kings Of Rock - Shihad, Iam Giant, King Cannons

Brewers Bar, Mt Maunganui

Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

SHIHAD, fresh from serving a hearty dose of The Meanest to huge audiences during their Australian tour in September, now announce their near traditional Summer tour through New Zealand. After the massive 2012 tours in New Zealand and Australia celebrating The Meanest it seemed appropriate that SHIHAD invite two of New Zealand's finest new (and newer) rock bands in I Am Giant and King Cannons to join them and pin the moniker, The Heavyweight Kings of ... More info »




Heavyweight Kings Of Rock - Shihad, Iam Giant, King Cannons

Heavyweight Kings Of Rock - Shihad, Iam Giant, King Cannons

Butlers Reef, New Plymouth

Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

SHIHAD, fresh from serving a hearty dose of The Meanest to huge audiences during their Australian tour in September, now announce their near traditional Summer tour through New Zealand. After the massive 2012 tours in New Zealand and Australia celebrating The Meanest it seemed appropriate that SHIHAD invite two of New Zealand's finest new (and newer) rock bands in I Am Giant and King Cannons to join them and pin the moniker, The Heavyweight Kings of ... More info »




Shapeshifter + Kora with The Nudge

Shapeshifter + Kora with The Nudge

Matakana Country Park, Matakana

Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

Kicking off 2013 in fine style at this one-off show at Matakana's Country Park is the meeting of heavyweights Shapeshifter and Kora, ably supported by up-and-comers The Nudge. As New Zealand's premiere exponents of drum & bass and their own unique brand of 'heavy soul', Shapeshifter need little in the way of introductions. 2012 was a particularly busy year for the lads - prepping their soon to be released album, headlining festivals throughout ... More info »




Northern Bass NYE 2012

Northern Bass NYE 2012

Settlement Road, Mangawhai, Mangawhai

Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

Two days of music with on-site camping, swimming and general good times just an hour north of Auckland. FuZen Entertainment is proud to announce Northern Bass 2012/13, the premium, bass heavy New Years event that features the best international and local acts in the genres of Drum and Bass, Dubstep, and Hip Hop across two stages. Performing: Andy C, Dub FX w/Flower Fairy, Digital Mystikz (Mala and Coki), The Beatnuts, SpectraSoul, Distance, Black ... More info »




Seasick Steve

Seasick Steve

Mangawhai Tavern, Mangawhai

Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

There are a lot of blues musicians out there, but few that have actually lived it like Seasick Steve. Born Steven Wolt in Oakland, California in 1941, he has spent much of his life as a bona-fide box-car jumping Ramblin' Man, suffering the deprivations of homelessness, domestic abuse and poverty. Jesus, the guy has even been a carnie. As he says himself: Hobos are people who move around looking for work, tramps are people who move around but don't ... More info »




Happy New Year Festival

Happy New Year Festival

Wairoa Gorge, Nelson

Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

2 night New Years Festival in the Wairoa Gorge DOC Reserve near Wakefield, Nelson features Black Sun Empire (Holland), Optimus Gryme, Agent Alvin, Soulware, Organikismness, Dose, Borderline, Olie Bassweight, Oakley Grenell,Over Ride, Alion, Solid State, Rythmatix, Titts Magee, Hendi, Funkdamunk, Mojo, Incognito, Mandela, Acetech, Civil Din, Grynd,Preferinse, Soundboy Tom, Luccid, Virus, Sporatik, Nemisis, Calibrate, Matiflow, Rabhimself, Statue, Roxy ... More info »




Cripple Mr Onion, El Schlong, Resporn And Shepherds Of Cassini

Cripple Mr Onion, El Schlong, Resporn And Shepherds Of Cassini

Kings Arms Tavern, Auckland

Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

Avant-metal troubadours El Schlong return home to NZ for 4 summer shows and are joined in Auckland by old chums Cripple Mr Onion and guests. $10 entry, doors at 8pm, first band at 9pm sharp Cripple Mr Onion - Metal/progressive/atmospheric http://www.facebook.com/pages/Cripple-Mr-Onion/107632759264381'fref=ts Video clip - http://www.youtube.com/watch'v=eM1mlbepln0 El Schlong - Avant-garde ... More info »




Devils Elbow Broken Record Syndrome Ep Release

Devils Elbow Broken Record Syndrome Ep Release

The Cabana, Napier

Fri, 28th December 2012
Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

Alt. country punk rock band Devils Elbow return with their first new recorded material since their acclaimed 2010 debut album Sand On Chrome. To celebrate the band is playing a handful of release shows before the year is out. Broken Record Syndrome is an 8-track EP (or a single with 7 ‘B-sides’), it contains a mix of new and not so new material recorded at various times through 2011-2012 and features the first recorded appearances from new band ... More info »




Sailor Jerry Original Spice Presents: Die! Die! Die! NYE Special

Sailor Jerry Original Spice Presents: Die! Die! Die! NYE Special

Bodega, Wellington

Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

Sailor Jerry Original Spiced is proud to present DIE!DIE!DIE! On the back of European tour Die!Die!Die! are stopping off in Wellington for New Year's eve! The legendary status of this cult band has not changed the electrifying live performance continues and is set to blow you away! With Support from Sunken Seas and Hollywoodfun Downstairs and still more acts to be announced! This is one New Year's Eve specials!! Not to be missed!! Tickets ... More info »




Supergroove NYE 2013

Supergroove NYE 2013

Sky City Convention Center, Auckland

Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

Think you ‘Can’t get enough’ of Supergroove' Think again because you can relive every hit this New Year's Eve at SKYCITY Auckland. SKYCITY Auckland presents: SUPERGROOVE Plus DJs Greg Churchill and Timmy Schumacher 31 December 2012 9pm – 1am SKYCITY Auckland Tickets $75 per person from Ticketek Includes one selected drink on arrival and priority access to SKYCITY Auckland A cash bar will be available with a selected range of drinks and ... More info »




Amiria Grenell

Amiria Grenell

Pedal Pusher, Christchurch

Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

Award winning folk artist of the year - Amiria Grenell (also a member of Fly My Pretties) is pleased to be returning to hometown Christchurch for some festivals and gigs...following the NZ music awards. she will be returning with some new songs, and songs off her album 'Three Feathers'. Come along to The Pedal Pusher, for some delicious kai, drinks and songs. ... More info »




Chopped, Screwed And Funky

Chopped, Screwed And Funky

Bettys, Wellington

Fri, 28th December 2012
Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

Looking for a destination amongst the bustle of Wellington’s nightlife hot spots' Fridays at Bettys are a must! Betty escorts you through an evening of crafted cocktails, mouth-watering meals and exceptional service. All topped off by a musical palette best served hot by a cast of local legendary DJs. For the early cocktail session we have DJs Kev Fresh and B-Lo creating a fresh new sound incorporating slomo, funk, house and Balearic disco. After ... More info »




The Feelers

The Feelers

Chicago Bar, Wellington

Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

As part of their Acoustic & Electric Live Tour Christmas shows, The Feelers are pleased to announce the addition of an outdoor New Years Eve show at Wellington’s premier waterfront venue, the Chicago Sports Café. Situated centrally on Queens Wharf, the entire area around the Chicago Sports Café will be transformed into THE New Years Eve party zone in Wellington, and The Feelers will be right there, singing all of their classic hits. ... More info »




Waihi Beach Hotel Summer Festival

Waihi Beach Hotel Summer Festival

Waihi Beach Hotel, Waihi

Fri, 28th December 2012
Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

Once again New Zealand’s most iconic beach pub plays host to a summer full of packed out gigs. Under new management, the summer of 2012/13 is destined to be remembered as the summer of legends at the Waihi Beach Hotel. This year the big top sessions are extended over 6 dates from December 22 to January 5. The garden bar and car park will be transformed to bring you a variety of food outlets, a boutique brewery with winery and cider, and lots more ... More info »




Salt Sessions NYE with Spooky

Salt Sessions NYE with Spooky

Salt Bar & Restaurant, Whitianga

Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

Connecting the Sunsets of Summer to Music…. SALT SESSIONS Situated right on the water of the Whitianga Marina, Salt Bar & Restaurant has the stunning views that are superbly complemented by the extensive cuisine. This summer prepare to be pampered by 1st class service, treat yourself to open air dining and as “Mr & Mrs Sweetpants so eloquently say – some sophisticated raving”. From 9pm your SALT SESSIONS Musical Connoisseurs will take ... More info »




Rakinos New Years Eve 2012

Rakinos New Years Eve 2012

Rakinos, Auckland

Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

Lets hope the sun is shining this year, But if not Rakinos has got you covered with a phat New Years Eve Party featuring Special Guest 'Mr Doris'(We Love, Space, Ibiza), TDK and friends....Just a final bang from Rakinos in 2012. See you there! ... More info »




Sick Disco End Of An Era Full Moon Party

Sick Disco End Of An Era Full Moon Party

Cassette Number Nine, Auckland

Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

No trance, no sand, just MTron and Boomio Sound's last stand on the decks at Cassette Nine before heading off to Thailand (hence the inspired choice of theme!). Join us and surprise guests (tba) for the last Sick Disco of 2012. If you're after free entry list mail mtron@theindoorkids.org - Safari's on hols! █ SICK DISCO █ Every Saturday at Cassette Nine █ 9 Vulcan Lane █ $10 after 10pm █ 10pm ... More info »




End Of The World Tour

End Of The World Tour

Krazy Jacks, Tauranga

Fri, 28th December 2012
Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

Penny Dreadfuls, Myth Of Democracy, and Future theft are hitting the road this summer for a punk rock/folk punk tour spanning one end of Aotearoa to the other. Krazy Jacks Tauranga 9pm $5 ... More info »




End Of The World Tour

End Of The World Tour

The Ballroom, Whangarei

Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

Penny Dreadfuls, Myth Of Democracy, and Future theft are hitting the road this summer for a punk rock/folk punk tour spanning one end of Aotearoa to the other. Ball Room Whangarei 9pm $5 ... More info »




End Of The World Tour

End Of The World Tour

Colville Hall, Coromandel

Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

Penny Dreadfuls, Myth Of Democracy, and Future theft are hitting the road this summer for a punk rock/folk punk tour spanning one end of Aotearoa to the other. Colville Hall Colville Coromandel 9pm $5 ... More info »




End Of The World Tour

End Of The World Tour

Medusa, Wellington

Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

Penny Dreadfuls, Myth Of Democracy, and Future theft are hitting the road this summer for a punk rock/folk punk tour spanning one end of Aotearoa to the other. Medusa Wellington $5 ... More info »




End Of The World Tour

End Of The World Tour

The Shark Club, Nelson

Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

Penny Dreadfuls, Myth Of Democracy, and Future theft are hitting the road this summer for a punk rock/folk punk tour spanning one end of Aotearoa to the other. Shark Bar Nelson 9pm FREE ENTRY ... More info »




Skitz Live

Skitz Live

The Yot Club, Raglan

Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

Come join us for the New Years Eve Eve gig at Raglan's finest establishment, the Yot Club. Just $10 entry.....Support from special guests TBC ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Introducing... The Skitz! Renamed after 20 years as New Zealand's hardest-working ska/rocksteady band, THE MANAGERS shared the stage with some of the world’s biggest ska and punk acts: The Skatalites, The Specials, The Beat, ... More info »




Summer Jam With DJ CXL

Summer Jam With DJ CXL

The Whitianga Hotel, Whitianga

Fri, 28th December 2012
Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

Heading to the Coromandel this Summer..The Whitianga Hotel offers a stellar line up of premier entertainment! Summer Jam serves up the very best of NZ’s live artists and DJ/Producers to get the party Jammin! This iconic venue will Rock its foundations from Boxing Day through till January 6th when Music All Stars MC Tiki (Tiki Taane), Dick Johnson, Grant Marshall, Riqi Harawira, MC Slave and many more let loose their musical talent and energy upon ... More info »




Britomart Beach Party New Years Eve 2013

Britomart Beach Party New Years Eve 2013

1885 Britomart, Auckland

Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

GRAPEVINYL & BRITOMART HOSPITALITY present: **BRITOMART BEACH PARTY NYE 2013** MONDAY DECEMBER 31ST 2012 18 HOUR BLOCK PARTY 8 VENUES OPERATING AS SATELITTE STAGES WITH THEIR OWN MUSIC POLICY BCC WILL BE TURNED INTO A COVERED BEACH, 3 TONNES OF GOLDEN BAY SAND WILL BE SHIPPED INTO THE VENUE. DRESS CODE = FLIP FLOPS! MULTIPLE BRITOMART VENUES Galway St, Auckland CBD, New Zealand BRITOMART COUNTRY CLUB (HAVAINAS INDOOR FUNK BEACH) 1885 ... More info »




Phoenix NYs Eve - Dance Party

Phoenix NYs Eve - Dance Party

4:20, Auckland

Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

Join us on New Year's Eve for an awesome night of scorching hot tunes, smoking hot boys and mind-blowing M2 lasers when Phoenix returns on Monday December 31st to Club 420 (373 K' Rd, Auckland). It's been years since there was a gay New Year's Eve dance party in Auckland, so don't miss your chance to do something different this year, and welcome in 2013 with a bang !! --- GREAT DJS --- Let DJs Mana Tai, Marty, Mykel Kelly and Starli rock your ... More info »




Forgotten Generation NZ Tour

Forgotten Generation NZ Tour

Liquid NZ Bar, Nelson

Fri, 28th December 2012
Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

Forgotten Generation and Innovate Skate Present: Forgotten Generation - Goodbye Earthquakes, Hello Milkshakes Summer 2012/13 New Zealand tour. Support by local acts: Without A Fight: www.facebook.com/pages/Without-A-Fight/211946412182702'fref=ts Running Joke: www.facebook.com/runningjokeband'ref=ts&fref=ts Weathertop: www.facebook.com/weathertopband'fref=ts LiquidNZ Bar, Nelson - 10:00pm FREE ENTRY!!! www.facebook.com/forgottengeneration ... More info »




Forgotten Generation NZ Tour

Forgotten Generation NZ Tour

Hot Mamas, Motueka

Fri, 28th December 2012
Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

Forgotten Generation and Innovate Skate Present: Forgotten Generation - Goodbye Earthquakes, Hello Milkshakes Summer 2012/13 New Zealand tour. Support by local acts: Without A Fight: www.facebook.com/pages/Without-A-Fight/211946412182702'fref=ts Weathertop: www.facebook.com/weathertopband'fref=ts Hot Mamas, Motueka - 11:00pm FREE ENTRY!!! www.facebook.com/forgottengeneration ... More info »




Moving To The Mountain

Moving To The Mountain

4 Thames St, Ohakune

Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

Forget the madness and head to the hills, well the mountain actually. For an intimate, laid back experience the good folks at 4 Thames St and Double Drop Sounds are bringing you a fun-filled night without all the hassle. That's right, kick back with no angry crowds and pushy doormen and just have a good time and celebrate heading into New Year like we were always suppose to. Local DJs Tron and Monsta warm up for Option from Bristol ensuring a musical ... More info »




Dub And Grub In The Pub And The Recovery Session

Dub And Grub In The Pub And The Recovery Session

The Sprig & Fern, Tinakori Road, Wellington

Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

Let us bookend your New Year's Eve experience at the Sprig & Fern, Tinakori Road. We've got a Jamaican themed NYE pre party, from 4 til 10pm, with the legendary Pukeko Selector spinning quality tunes, a FREE BBQ and $6.80 pints! (That's proper imperial pints of delicious NZ craft beer.) Then on New Year's Day we've got The Recovery Session, with Floorboard George playing beautiful music for the vulnerable masses. Join us from 1pm for an afternoon ... More info »




Julian Temple Band National Tour

Julian Temple Band National Tour

Redcliff Cafe, Te Anau

Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

JTB release their fourth long player and tour the country to promote in conjunction with the Catlins River Festival! ... More info »




Julian Temple Band National Tour

Julian Temple Band National Tour

Mint Bar, Wanaka

Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

JTB release their fourth long player and tour the country to promote in conjunction with the Catlins River Festival! ... More info »




Julian Temple Band National Tour

Julian Temple Band National Tour

Red Rock, Queenstown

Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

JTB release their fourth long player and tour the country to promote in conjunction with the Catlins River Festival! ... More info »




Julian Temple Band National Tour

Julian Temple Band National Tour

cooks saddle cafe, Fox Glacier

Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

JTB release their fourth long player and tour the country to promote in conjunction with the Catlins River Festival! ... More info »




Somebody Shake The Tree Tour

Somebody Shake The Tree Tour

Prana Festival, Coromandel

Fri, 28th December 2012
Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

Once you experience Mihirangi’s empowering live loop show, you’ll be hooked into her organic earthy vibe and captivated by her stunning vocal performance. It’s easy to see why they call her, ‘The Queen of Loops’. Mihirangi has had an expansive journey, having toured for 7 years, 5 times around the globe and performing at more than 50 international festivals. She is a dynamic musician as much of her live acts are in freestyle form, as in, made up on ... More info »




Somebody Shake The Tree Tour

Somebody Shake The Tree Tour

Tikipunga Tavern, Whangarei

Fri, 28th December 2012
Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

Once you experience Mihirangi’s empowering live loop show, you’ll be hooked into her organic earthy vibe and captivated by her stunning vocal performance. It’s easy to see why they call her, ‘The Queen of Loops’. Mihirangi has had an expansive journey, having toured for 7 years, 5 times around the globe and performing at more than 50 international festivals. She is a dynamic musician as much of her live acts are in freestyle form, as in, made up on ... More info »




Somebody Shake The Tree Tour

Somebody Shake The Tree Tour

Artworks Theatre, Waiheke Island

Fri, 28th December 2012
Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

Once you experience Mihirangi’s empowering live loop show, you’ll be hooked into her organic earthy vibe and captivated by her stunning vocal performance. It’s easy to see why they call her, ‘The Queen of Loops’. Mihirangi has had an expansive journey, having toured for 7 years, 5 times around the globe and performing at more than 50 international festivals. She is a dynamic musician as much of her live acts are in freestyle form, as in, made up on ... More info »




So Samba

So Samba

Armazem Restaurant and Bar, Mt Maunganui

Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

Best wishes for christmas and New Year 2013. SóSamba are very happy to invite you for a New Year's party with this exciting combination of a True Brazilian Band and Restaurant. Armazém Mount is located at Mount Maunganui Beach, Tauranga and it is a unique Brazilian Restaurant. So come along and enjoy some great food and dancing. Live Samba show and an authentic Brazilian Summer Vibe! Come and see how Brazilians like to party, they do it like no ... More info »




Britomart Beach Party Vip Lounge

Britomart Beach Party Vip Lounge

The Nathan Club, Auckland

Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

18 HOUR BLOCK PARTY - 1885, BCC, RACKET, A&M, BASEMENT, DISTRICT DINING, IKTO & MEXICO, & NATHAN CLUB. GRAPEVINYL & BRITOMART HOSPITALITY present: **BRITOMART BEACH PARTY NYE 2013** MONDAY DECEMBER 31ST 2012 8 VENUES OPERATING AS SATELITTE STAGES WITH THEIR OWN MUSIC POLICY BCC WILL BE TURNED INTO A COVERED BEACH, 3 TONNES OF GOLDEN BAY SAND WILL BE SHIPPED INTO THE VENUE. DRESS CODE = FLIP FLOPS! MULTIPLE BRITOMART ... More info »




Summer Nights Festival

Summer Nights Festival

The San Francisco Bath House, Wellington

Fri, 28th December 2012
Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

This falls on a notorious weekend. Your aunty and cousins are out at the boxing day sales and your uncles are asleep on the couch... So, we want to spruce it up with loads of musical love. We bring you an easy-going summer event. Bring the sunshine and we will fire up the BBQ on the balcony. Come and play! You can even wear the undies and socks that nanna gave you for Christmas! Nameul Amirh Zillionz Neon Sleep DJs BBQ from 4pm if the weather is ... More info »




Urban Country New Years Eve

Urban Country New Years Eve

Mt Manaia Club, Whangarei

Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

Rock into 2013 at the Manaia Club 8 til Late. Pig on a spit a real Kiwi New years ... More info »




The Route 66 Band

The Route 66 Band

The Kentish Hotel, Auckland

Fri, 28th December 2012
Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

Appearing Live December 28th from 8pm ... More info »




The Heaters

Henderson RSA, Auckland

Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

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Brett Polley

Mortons Bar and Restaurant, Auckland

Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

... More info »




Mark Tronson Duo

The Merchant Bar & Kitchen, Auckland

Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

... More info »




Stray Dogs

Rickshaw Eddies, Auckland

Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

... More info »




Jason Smith

Basalt, Auckland

Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

... More info »




Vhf Duo

The Merchant Bar, Auckland

Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

... More info »




Eddie Manukau

Glen Eden RSA, Auckland

Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

... More info »




Sassy

De Post Belgian Beer Cafe, Auckland

Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

... More info »




Mt Duo

The Patriot, Auckland

Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

... More info »




Die! Die! Die! Summer Tour

Die! Die! Die! Summer Tour

Chicks Hotel Port Chalmers, Dunedin

Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

Die! Die! Die! are back in their homeland after “the best tour, hands down” which consisted of 30+ shows including New York’s CMJ festival, France, Spain, Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, Holland, Belgium and the UK. Now the band, comprised of founding members Andrew Wilson, Michael Prain and joined by bassist Michael Logie are ready to unleash their road perfected set to the lucky punters around New Zealand this summer; Hamilton – Thursday 20th ... More info »




Die! Die! Die! Summer Tour

Die! Die! Die! Summer Tour

Terrace Downs Resort, Christchurch

Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

Die! Die! Die! are back in their homeland after “the best tour, hands down” which consisted of 30+ shows including New York’s CMJ festival, France, Spain, Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, Holland, Belgium and the UK. Now the band, comprised of founding members Andrew Wilson, Michael Prain and joined by bassist Michael Logie are ready to unleash their road perfected set to the lucky punters around New Zealand this summer; Hamilton – Thursday 20th ... More info »




Prana

Prana

Prana, Opoutere

Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

The Prana New Year Festival is an event for seekers of metaphysical and spiritual insights and is a nature sanctuary for ...being, feeling, creativity, and doing... the four expressions of our consciousness. Of international standing, and held annually over five days and four nights from 30 December 2012 through to 3 January 2013, it has more than 100 performers and 100 workshops programmed featuring local, national and international guests. This ... More info »




Rhythm and Vines

Rhythm and Vines

Waiohika Estate, Gisborne

Sat, 29th December 2012
Sun, 30th December 2012
Mon, 31st December 2012
Tue, 1st January 2013
Wed, 2nd January 2013

Rhythm and Vines has gone from being a small gathering for a group of university mates to one of New Zealand's most popular festivals. Lineup Tame Impala The Presets Chali 2na Kimbra Mark Ronson (DJ set) Chase and Status (DJ set) Netsky LIVE Knife Party Disclosure LIVE Six60 Hospital Records: High Contrast, Logistics, Camo & Krooked, S.P.Y and MC Wrec Maya Jane Coles araabMUZIK The Black Seeds Chali 2na P-Money Ruby Frost Parachute Youth Five ... More info »