Huey Lewis and the News, REO Speedwagon & Melissa Etheridge 23 January 2016

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Legendary rock artists Huey Lewis and the News, REO Speedwagon & Melissa Etheridge will perform three shows in New Zealand as part of the annual Summer Concert Tour.

The tour will be stopping off at picturesque venues in Queenstown, Taupo and Whitianga and each act will perform a full set, playing a selection of their greatest hits.

The tour marks the first time Huey Lewis and the News and REO Speedwagon will perform in New Zealand. Melissa Etheridge was last here in 2012, for shows in Auckland and Wellington.

This year’s Summer Concert Tour saw 40,000 people turn out for concerts that were headlined by Heart, Foreigner and Three Dog Night.

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Rythm and Alps 30-31 December 2015

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Rythm and Alps is a music festival in the heart of the South Island New Zealand

Rhythm and Alps first lineup announcement 2015:

CARL COX / STICKY FINGERS / CHALI 2NA AND THE HOUSE OF VIBE / OPIUO BAND / ED RUSH AND OPTICAL / DUB PHIZIX & STRATEGY / DJ MARKY / MALA / MACHINEDRUM / ÂME / WEIRD TOGETHER / ELECTRIC WIRE HUSTLE / AHORIBUZZ / REALITY CHANT & DEADLY HUNTA / KAMANDI / ARMA DEL AMOR / REMI / JPS / STICKYBUDS / SUMMER THIEVES / AMIT / KAISER SOUZAI / OUT OF SORTS / THANKS / MURRY SWEETPANTS / KUMARA FUNK DJS

Rhythm and Alps warm up at Lake Hawea Hotel on December 28: RL GRIME / SKEPTA / SPOR

R&A festival director Alex Turnbull says it’s fitting that the fifth annual event will host the strongest festival lineup to date.

“We’ve got an unprecedented first announcement of a talent-packed roster of artists over two days and we expect the lineup to appeal to a wide range of music lovers of all ages,” he says.

For more info visit www.rhythmandalps.co.nz

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Arrowtown Long Lunch 4 December 2015

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The 2015 Arrowtown Long Lunch will be held on Friday 4th December. Tickets will be on sale here from the 1st October

For more info visit www.arrowtownlonglunch.co.nz

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Queenstown Jazz Fest 23-26 October 2015

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The 38th edition of the Queenstown Jazzfest promises to deliver an exciting four days of live musical entertainment.

The festival has grown from humble beginnings back in 1978 to become one of Queenstown’s most popular music events, featuring world class musicians from throughout the country and around the globe.

We are currently planning a stunning line-up of international, national and local artists who will showcase their talents across all genres of jazz as they take part in over 40 different free events and ticketed concerts. From smooth blues to big band swing, dixieland to funk bands, traditional jazz to ground breaking contemporary concepts, there is literally something for everyone, young and old.

Our festival delivers a unique experience for all to enjoy with an extensive range of free events around the Wakatipu District on our community stages and at official JazzFest venues across town. We’ve also got outstanding dinner shows for your dining and listening pleasure and some fantastic concert events that will appeal to all ages.

There are plenty of opportunities for you to get involved, to be inspired, and most importantly, to be thoroughly entertained. So if you enjoy live music, please take some time to check out the programme and join us for what promises to be a fantastic weekend of Jazz.

For more info visit www.queenstownjazzfest.co.nz

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Arrowtown Spring Arts Festival 17-20 September 2015

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The Arrowtown Spring Art Festival will take place from Thursday 17th – Sunday 20th September 2015
Huge range of workshops that you can register to be part of. 4 days jammed packed with workshops, tours, talks and even a show! There is something for everybody.

For more info visit www.arrowevents.co.nz

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