Aaron Tokona Tribute Buzz @ Whammy
aaron tokona

In tribute to the man, the legend, Aaron Tokona, some talented folk have decided to put on a show in his honour on Friday, August 7, to jam Cairo Knife Fight, Weta and AHoribuzz tunes. The Muso buzz features: Jason Kerrison & Clint Harris (Opshop/The Feelers), Gareth Price & Tosh Graham (Semi Lemon Kola), Jason […]

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Laiika @ Whammy Bar
laiika

Every once in a while you hear some early buzz about a new band, but somehow don’t manage to see them until much later. This would be one of those lucky times, when I’ll actually get to see one of those bands, Laiika in this case, before they move on to a larger venue! Supported […]

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Wax Chattels @ Whammy Bar
wax chattels

Wax Chattels just asked me to do door and merch at their single release gig on Friday, July 24 at Whammy Bar and I said yes yes yes!  This is the single, btw, in case you’re curious: Na Noise and Memory Foam are supporting, so this is not a night out for the faint at […]

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Delaney Davidson @ The Wine Cellar
delaney davidson

Delaney Davidson’s shows here in AKL are sold out – you snooze, you lose! Still always happy to give the artists I work for a plug, because who knows, maybe someone will actually listen to them as a result of it and be there next time round. Delaney Davidson’s show is like nothing you’ve ever […]

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Skinny Hobos @ Whammy
skinny hobos

It’s a good week, wroking for some of my favourites, including the good Skinny Hobos, who I’ve been a fan of from the first chords I heard, with the bonus of them being top people as well! Supported by Fallstate, they’ll be playing at Whammy Bar in Auckland on Thursday, July 9.  Lucifer EP by […]

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Deacon Blue This Weekend
Deacon Blue Auckland

Both November 30 and December 1 will be all about Deacon Blue at Mercury Theatre. That’s quite exciting because after all these years of working with music and cycling past it daily, I have never worked at Mercury Theatre, and after all these years of being a fan of music in general, and making it […]

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Dawn Diver @ Whammy
dawn diver at whammy

This Thursday, November 28, there’ll be one of those gigs you must trust me and just attend, because musically, it’ll be absolute quality! Dawn Diver from Wellington with AKL locals Skilaa. This is Ben Lemi’s solo project – you would recognise him from many different Wellington bands such as Trinity Roots and French For Rabbits […]

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Pluto With Ha The Unclear!
pluto

Pluto are back and will be playing at Hollywood Cinema in Avondale on November 23, with yours truly checking you in and selling tickets on the night. It’s been quietly stewing away from early rumours when they got NZOA funding to the first single, and an announcement that not only were they recording together but […]

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Rei
rei

Tonight I’ll be working for Rei and team at Anthology Lounge on K’Rd. Quite last minute but maybe one or the other sees it in time! If you’re not familiar with Rei you should check him out – I’ve been into his music since I first encountered one of his videos, I’ll embed it below… […]

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Vox Venus / Henika / Ms.Take
vox venus

On October 10, I’ll be doing the door at the Wine Cellar for Vox Venus, Henika and Ms Take – an all female indie line up featuring some synths, pop and probably sweet darkness here and there.  There’s more info and mini bios on the Facebook event for the gig – would be great to […]

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