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The finalists for RoundUp 2016 have been announced, Idris, Smokin' Voodoo, Dead Rats, St Peter's Thursday, and Emily & Georgie have all made it to the grand finale at The Darkroom on Saturday 11th June.


Musicworks Weekend Warriors is New Zealand's most exciting music programme aimed at getting enthusiastic musicians into performing in bands and living the dream. 

There's nothing like turning up the volume and playing in a band! As part of the Weekend Warriors Band Programme we'll provide you with weekly rehearsals with; P.A., drums, and amplifiers all ready to go. You will be in a band with other Warriors of a similar level and musical interests. Along with this a professional tutor will assist you to bring it all together over a period of eight weeks.

Dubbed at the ‘Wurst” festival ever, this show is a fundraising initiative for a good cause with all the proceeds going to Canteen. The event has a great line up and a broad mix of style with; Blues Professor, Themeta, August Fields, and Terror Tapes all performing.

BoxFresh Live! Session 2 is done and dusted. Last Saturday night was a sell out at Sawtooth Studios, with an exceptional line up of Christchurch artists on display. We look forward to presenting the completed video from the event in the coming weeks for all to view. Thanks to all our sponsors, the awesome production team and August Fields, Decades, & Skelter for making it such a success. 

NZ Musician magazine is celebrating NZ Music Month with a Boosted.org.nz crowd funding campaign to help fund the design of an entirely new website platform. NZM editor Richard Thorne describes it as the 27-year old magazine’s most important re-invention yet – developing an exciting future online presence – in combination with a readily accessible archive of the local music industry’s recent past.

The MMF Music Managers Awards celebrates the very best of those New Zealand music managers who support their artists every step of the way. The awards have become one of this country's most respected music industry events.