P O O L SIDE contemporary dance project announces its opening date.
Rhythm & Alps have just dropped an action-packed first lineup for their 2021 New Year’s festival. Featuring a mix of international and local acts this year’s festival is gearing up to be one of the best yet.
Nestled on the sun-drenched side of Lyttelton Harbour, Orton Bradley Park plays home to the Banks Peninsula Festival on Saturday 20th February. A vibrant showcase of music, food, beverage and culture from around the region and beyond. Take a walk on the wild side at the Banks Peninsula Festival! We caught up with Festival Director, […]
This Friday 20th and Saturday 21st November, the Boxed Quarter welcomes the arrival of the OHO Arts Carnival to our city! Koha Entry. 5pm – late. New to Ōtautahi, OHO is an eruption of arts for open minds and open hearts. Join us for two dreamy nights as artists of all disciplines take over Boxed […]
Hot Donnas have released their second track of 2020 with Two Brains, a song about life’s many decisions and making choices about what to do next… The ultimate suggestion throughout the song being that whichever choice I make throughout my life, I will face the nagging pressure from both good and bad influences. And forever […]
Hailing from the working class back streets of Christchurch and practising in a storage unit in the Woolston badlands is Nervous Jerk. A power-pop trio settling into their fifth year as a band consisting of Tom Kerr, Brad Wright and Johnny Fast. Although having always been welcome in the New Zealand punk and hardcore scene, […]
The Transistors burst on to the Ōtautahi music scene way back in 2009 with the release of their first album Shortwave, supported by high-energy shows throughout the country. They released the Flux Pentaphile EP the following year and continued to tour heavily. In 2012 the band embarked on an extensive US tour supporting Japanese legends […]
Head Full of Snakes is a transcendental rock-and-roll band that features a revolving line-up of local Ōtautahi musicians better known for other things. Pulled together very occasionally by ‘Shakin’ Luke Wood. Head Full of Snakes has been made up of paranoid stragglers from bands such as The Hex Waves, The Opawa 45s, Psychic Maps, and […]
The Christchurch Art Gallery Foundation is honoured to have the opportunity to acquire Lyttelton-based artist Bill Hammond’s ‘Bone Yard Open Home’ for its permanent collection. But, they need your help! The Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū will be hosting a family-friendly fun day this Labour Day, Monday 26th October to raise the funds […]
Toyota is the live electronic project of Ōtautahi’s Tom Kerr (Nervous Jerk) and Will Duncan (Social Sport); winners of the 2018 RDU Decknology competition! Combining their musical differences and experiences, Toyota produces a brand of handmade techno live on the spot. No computers, no USBs and no requests. Keeping it mechanical on stage with a […]