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Published: 2018-07-25T20:00:00


2018 NZ International Comedy Festival with Best Foods Mayo


This April and May-o, the 2018 NZ International Comedy Festival with their mates at Best Foods Mayo will fill Auckland venues with a smorgasbord of local and international leading and rising talent. This is one Comedy ...

Wellington | Thursday, 26 April 2018 - Sunday, 20 May 2018

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Best Foods Comedy Gala


Hosted by Comedy Fest crowd favourite Arj Barker, this year’s Best Foods Comedy Gala will launch the 2018 NZ International Comedy Festival with one hell of an illustrious night of comedy in Wellington. Arj Barker ...

Wellington | Sunday, 29 April 2018

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Carl Barron: Drinking With a Fork


After making over 300,000 people laugh on his last tour, Carl returns at his brilliant best with his brand new show. Fresh off the back of a US tour and an appearance at the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal, ...

Wellington | Wednesday, 2 May 2018

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Moscow Ballet La Classique - The Nutcracker


Following 2017 sell-out performances of Swan Lake, Moscow Ballet La Classique returns to New Zealand to present the jewel of classical ballet, Tchaikovsky’s spectacular masterpiece The Nutcracker. La Classique was ...

Wellington | Friday, 4 May 2018

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Heath Franklin's Chopper - Bogan Jesus


Australia's most wanted comedian is back and he's bigger than Jesus! Star of 7 Days, and Chopper's Republic of Anzakistan, Heath Franklin's Chopper brings his new show Bogan Jesus to New Zealand in May 2018. The world ...

Wellington | Saturday, 5 May 2018

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Foster & Allen - Golden Years


Legendary Irish folk music due Foster & Allen are number one stars across the globe, having 30 new-release charting albums over a 40-year career, the only act in the world to do so. This legendary Irish folk music ...

Wellington | Sunday, 6 May 2018

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Arj Barker - Organic


As always, I start with the finest free-range topics, nurture them until they're brimming with wholesome hilarity, and ready for the tellin'. Remember, my cruelty-free jokes are always tested on animals, and 100% ...

Wellington | Thursday, 17 May 2018

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Beyond the Barricade


Songs from the world's greatest musicals in concert including The Phantom of the Opera, Chicago, Evita, Hamilton, Miss Saigon, West Side Story, Mamma Mia, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Lion King with a spectacular finale ...

Wellington | Friday, 18 May 2018 - Saturday, 19 May 2018

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Thomas Oliver


Kiwi singer-songwriter Thomas Oliver will embark on an Australasian tour this May, with two New Zealand dates, to celebrate the release of his new live album, Live At the Crystal Palace. Presented by Hauraki, ...

Wellington | Sunday, 20 May 2018

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No Such Thing As a Fish – The 2018 Tour


Multi-award winning number one UK podcast, No Such Thing As a Fish boasts 1.5 million downloads a week and will now embark on its first ever live shows in NZ in 2018. One of the UK’s most successful podcasts, No ...

Wellington | Monday, 21 May 2018

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Dancing With Mozart


Great music inspires great dance this winter, as the Royal New Zealand Ballet brings works by two of the greatest choreographers of the 20th and 21st centuries to New Zealand stages, together with an exciting new ...

Wellington | Thursday, 31 May 2018 - Saturday, 2 June 2018

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2018 Wellington Jazz Festival: Christian McBride's New Jawn


Enjoy this six-time Grammy Award–winning musician and US bass master’s hot new quartet, in New Zealand for the first time. In an absolute treat for New Zealand audiences, enjoy up close the swinging, “sturdy ...

Wellington | Wednesday, 6 June 2018

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2018 Wellington Jazz Festival


From a sold-out Opera House crowd, to a bar-hopping night for two, get into the city’s lively local music scene and treat yourself to a Wellington weekend to remember. Find your jazz groove as incredible live music and ...

Wellington | Wednesday, 6 June 2018 - Sunday, 10 June 2018

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2018 Wellington Jazz Festival: Robben Ford & Lydia Pense


Rock out to a gala performance of pure musical heart and soul. Robben Ford was named “one of the 100 greatest guitarists of the 20th century” (Musician) and singer Lydia Pense has been a powerful presence on stage ...

Wellington | Thursday, 7 June 2018

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2018 Wellington Jazz Festival: Gretchen Parlato "Flor"


Be seduced by the incredible range of style and emotion of this acclaimed, Grammy Award-nominated vocalist. Slip into the sublime sound of LA-born singer gretchen parlato "flor", who brings her sultry, bossa-nova ...

Wellington | Friday, 8 June 2018

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2018 Wellington Jazz Festival: John Beasley’s MONK’estra


Smashingly off-beat melody, humour, beauty and swing abound in this hippest of big bands, capturing the spirit of Thelonious Monk. Get ready to get down with John Beasley and his “extraordinary” (The Times) ...

Wellington | Saturday, 9 June 2018

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2018 Wellington Jazz Festival: Chris Dave & The Drumhedz


This is one funky fresh party you won’t want to miss. Join one of Rolling Stone’s 100 greatest drummers of all time on a mind-blowing rhythmic journey through the freshest beat-laden jams. A master of every ...

Wellington | Sunday, 10 June 2018

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2018 Wellington Jazz Festival: Marsden, Medlyn & Fox


Get set for an afternoon of swingin’ jazz and rockin’ blues, as diva Helen Medlyn and legend Midge Marsden take on all your torch song favourites, with New Zealand’s much-loved big band, led by jazz trombonist ...

Wellington | Sunday, 10 June 2018

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The Elixir of Love


Donizetti’s bel canto comedy, The Elixir of Love is as charming as it is funny. Nemorino is a likeable but hopeless romantic who has fallen in love with the bold and quick-witted Adina. She isn’t won over by his ...

Wellington | Saturday, 23 June 2018 - Saturday, 30 June 2018

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Tash Sultana New Zealand Tour 2018: SOLD OUT


Tash Sultana Announces July New Zealand Tour. Tash Sultana returns to New Zealand hot on the heels of a stunning performance at Auckland City Limits and two previous sell-out tours of the country.   The Australian ...

Wellington | Wednesday, 25 July 2018

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