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Face to Face Portrait Festival announces boutique line-up of talented NZ musicians for Late Night event on Saturday 29 May

Curated by the CubaDupa programming team, the Late Night event fuses art and music for an extraordinary evening of talent.

Alan Cumming brings new cabaret production to Aus this June/July!

Frontier Touring and More Talent are thrilled to announce the return of Olivier and Tony Award-winning Scottish/American actor, author and cabaret icon Alan Cumming. The Golden Globe and Emmy Award nominee brings his stunning new production Alan Cumming Is Not Acting His Age to audiences in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Gold Coast and Perth this coming June/July 2021.

Call him a renaissance man, provocateur, a bon vivant – Alan Cumming is a storyteller par excellence. Last in Australia in 2017 for a sold-out run, Alan returns with his latest creation: a joyful, mischievous cabaret production titled Alan Cumming Is Not Acting His Age.

‘Come Together – Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’ announces part 1 of 3 of Album Concert Tours

Featuring: JON TOOGOOD (SHIHAD) | LUKE BUDA (PHOENIX FOUNDATION) | LAUGHTON KORA (KORA) | MEL PARSONS | DEVA MAHAL | JOL MULHOLLAND | BRETT ADAMS | MATTHIAS JORDAN | ALISTAIR DEVERICK

Announcing the first album concert tour of three for our COME TOGETHER series for 2021 — Elton John’s Magnus Opus – Goodbye Yellow Brick Road!

After the huge success and rave reviews for Brothers in Arms, Abbey Road and Live Rust from Come Together 2020, we are bringing you more!

In July as part 1 of 3 of our Album Concert Tours for 2021, the Come Together supergroup of Kiwi artists and musicians will perform Goodbye Yellow Brick Road live in concert along with a bonus set of classic hits and deep cuts from Elton John’s golden 1970s period.

In the early 1970s, Elton was in top form. With seven Top 40 singles in two years and, Don’t Shoot Me I’m Only the Piano Player, topping charts, Elton was reaching the peak of his career. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road became even bigger with 30 million records sold – arguably every 1970s household in New Zealand had the album.

Opening with the compositional masterpiece ‘Funeral for a Friend/Love Lies Bleeding’ and followed by absolute classics, ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’, ‘Candle in the Wind’, ‘Bennie & The Jets’ and the underrated gem ‘Harmony’ – there is a reason the album is consistently included on the list of greatest albums of all time.

Come Together – Goodbye Yellow Brick Road NZ Tour

Announcing the first album concert tour of three for the Come Together series for 2021 — Elton John’s Magnus Opus – Goodbye Yellow Brick Road!

Oh Sweet Nothings Announce ‘The Math’ Debut Album Release

Wellington/Poneke-based post-post-punk band Oh Sweet Nothings are stoked to announce their debut full-length album, ‘The Math’, available on all digital streaming and download platforms on 4 June 2021.

Christchurch Band Mudbelly Release New Single

Christchurch dirty blues band Mudbelly’s latest track is a little less grimy and possibly a little more enjoyably dysfunctional than their previous releases.

Reuben Hudson Announces the New Single/Music Video for ‘Baby Bedside’

Reuben Hudson is thrilled to announce the release of the latest single/music video from Reuben Hudson; ‘Baby Bedside’, available everywhere on May 21st, 2021.

Hiatus Kaiyote to Bring Mood Valiant Tour to New Zealand this September

Bring on the goosebumps. Melbourne’s own and worldwide-beloved, Hiatus Kaiyote, are returning to New Zealand touring their latest album ‘Mood Valiant’.

Jim Jefferies returns home to Australia this June + July!

Australia’s most famous expat rock star comedian Jim Jefferies is touring Australia for the first time in three years this coming June + July. With special guest Amos Gill.

Fans are in for a treat as one of the highest-selling stand-up comedians on the planet brings his hilarious routines to intimate theatre stages. Jim’s previous arena tour of Australia sold over 56,000 tickets; don’t miss this chance to get up close and personal!

Heath Franklin’s Chopper – The Silencer NZ tour rescheduled to June & July 2021

The Silencer will not be silenced! The bubble is open and Chopper’s finally making it across the ditch, bringing his show that’s been three years in the making to Aotearoa from June 17 – July 17.

Panic, terror, stupidity, crisis; they can all form a queue and suck the wrinkles out of Chopper’s walnut wallet because he has stopped giving a f*** and is done with suffering fools. Anti-vaxxers, lock-downs, Karens, cancel culture, Mr Potatohead – the outrage is deafening. Everyone is crazy. Everyone has an opinion. Everyone is wrong.

We need a bit of bloody shush. Chopper is here to machete our way through the jungle of bulls**t. Welcome… The Silencer

Picking up the ‘Comics Choice’ Award at the 2018 Melbourne International Comedy Festival to add to his 2 ARIA nominations, 1 Logie nomination and over 500,000 tickets sold worldwide, Chopper is a genuine comedy icon. The man behind the ‘stache, Heath Franklin, is an Australian actor, comedic performer, improviser and writer. Loved on both sides of the Tasman, Franklin has been a regular on Kiwi TV, including his series, TV3’s Chopper’s Republic of Anzakistan and 7 Days.