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IDLES Returning To New Zealand In October 2022

IDLES Returning To New Zealand In October 2022

Chris Cudby / Photo credit: Tom Ham / Friday 19th November, 2021 11:45AM

IDLES left fans breathless when they visited Aotearoa in 2019 and their star hasn't stopped rising since, achieving global fame with the double-punch release of last year's Ultra Mono (the UK outfit's first number one album) and their brand new record CRAWLER. Fronted by the gruff-voiced Joe Talbot, the Bristol sensations have just announced they're heading back in NZ in October 2022, with a trio of sure to be rowdy dates locked in for Auckland Town Hall, Wellington's Shed 6 and Christchurch's James Hay Theatre. Grip the full details below...

IDLES - New Zealand 2022

Thursday 27th October - James Hay, Christchurch
Friday 28th October - Shed 6, Wellington
Saturday 29th October - Auckland Town Hall, Auckland

Tickets on sale now — for complete tour and ticket information, visit: &

Listen to IDLES' new album CRAWLER...

Press release:

Fresh off the back of their brand new album and sold out US tour, British rock band IDLES have today announced they are returning to New Zealand in 2022. This will be the band’s first time on Kiwi soil since their sold-out debut tour ‘JOY AS AN ACT OF RESISTANCE‘ in 2019, in which they solidified themselves as a force to be reckoned with, bringing an unparalleled energy to stages across the country.

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Thu 27th Oct 8:00pm
The James Hay Theatre, Christchurch
Fri 28th Oct 8:00pm
Shed 6, Wellington
Sat 29th Oct 8:00pm
Auckland Town Hall, Auckland