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Weekly Roundup: Friday 5th February

Weekly Roundup: Friday 5th February

Chris Cudby / Image: Guardian Singles / Friday 5th February, 2021 2:42PM

Announcement highlights for a short and sunny week (at our Tāmaki Makaurau HQ anyhow) included Mermaidens are playing a full blown nationwide single release tour in March and April, on top of curating their very own Mermgrown boutique festivals in Auckland and Wellington, Ōtautahi's Ben Woods announced today an extensive tour of Aotearoa and a beautifully hypnotic video directed by Martin Sagadin, and indie rock champs Clap Clap Riot are hitting the four main centres this March. Pōneke metal maniacs Bulletbelt will be unleashing the Flames Of Hell (the title of their forthcoming new video) on a four date tour of Te Ika ā Māui, untamed rockers Labretta Suede & The Motel 6 are playing their final ever NZ shows before relocating to their spiritual home in the US, country / rocker Sam Bartells heads out on a summer run of Let's Go EP release shows this February, the stacked lineup of Lips, Phoebe Rings and Will Saunders are playing the next Music Of The Humans knees-up at Tāmaki's Cassette Nine, and Peach Promotions are turning up the heat for Pōneke's O' Week, organising two Fruit Salad! extravaganzas feat. DARTZ, Lilith, Corduroy. and even more. All that on top of the second lineup announcement for the already massive upcoming CubaDupa street festival adds up to a pretty bright future ahead if we collectively play our cards right. Keep swiping in and take note of this weekend's gig picks...


Friday 5th February

Russell: Guardian Singles - Russell Boating Club
Auckland: Graeme Jefferies (Messages For The Cakekitchen) - The Wine Cellar
Auckland: Ex-Partner, Grecco Romank, Randa, Power Nap - Grey Lynn Library
Auckland: Amamelia, Native Bush, D. Tyrone - Ellen Melville Centre, Freyberg Square (4pm, free)
Napier: Hero Dose 2 - The Cabana
Wellington: Waitangi Waste Fest - Valhalla
Christchurch: Wet Specimen, Motte - Pyramid Club
Dunedin: Tough Guy, Person Will - Dog With Two Tails
Dunedin: The Aesthetics, LSD Fundraiser, GRVDGGR, Blue Cheese - The Crown Hotel

Saturday 6th February

Auckland: Hoop, The Doubtful Sounds, Kool with a K - The Wine Cellar
Auckland: Deathenteredinerror, Altamont Young, Peace Myth - Audio Foundation
Coromandel: Boom Boom Deluxe, The Solomon Cole Band, Descendants of Dinosaurs - Coroglen Tavern
Thames: Vikae, Nur Peach - The Back Room
Whanganui: Welcome To Nowhere Festival
Palmerston North: LUNG - Snails
Wellington: Waitangi Waste Fest - Valhalla
Dunedin: Ananda (A Meditation Sound Journey) - A Y U

Head over to our Gig Guide for more listings!!


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