NZ Music Month Gig Guide

We’re already zooming through the second week of NZ Music Month, and while it’s always tempting to stay in and flick through the latest Netflix specials, here’s a list of remaining Music Month shows happening throughout the country. Get off the couch and go support some fire local talent:

Thursday 11 May
The Chills with Anthonie Tonnon -  Totara Street, Mt Maunganui
Luke Thompson - Walton Street, Te Awamutu
RACING with Dictaphone Blues - Whammy Bar, Auckland
Zeal Music Symposium with workshops by: Kings, Tali, Diaz Grimm, Rikihana Douglas, Tania Deans - Zeal, Auckland

Friday 12 May
The Chills with Anthonie Tonnon - The Raglan Club, Raglan

Saturday 13 May
The Chills with Anthonie Tonnon - Kings Arms, Auckland
Luke Thompson - Meow, Wellington
YAMI Sounz Summit: Pacific Heights ft Louis Baker, Yoko Zuna ft Bailey Wiley - Lake Wanaka Centre, Wanaka

Wednesday 17 May
Aaradhna, The New Zealand Music Month 13th Floor Sessions - Rialto Channel, Nationwide

Thursday 18 May
The Bats - Meow, Wellington

Friday 19 May
Louis Baker - REC, Auckland
The Bats - Nirvana Lounge, Hamilton
Aldous Harding, The New Zealand Music Month 13th Floor Sessions - Rialto Channel, Nationwide

Saturday 20 May
Louis Baker - San Fran Bath House, Wellington
The Bats - Kings Arms, Auckland

Sunday 21 May
Volume Sunday Sessions with Benny Tipene, Nomad, and Dictaphone Blues - Auckland Museum, Auckland

Thursday 25 May
David Dallas - San Fran Bath House, Wellington
Lydia Cole, The New Zealand Music Month 13th Floor Sessions - Rialto Channel, Nationwide

Friday 26 May
David Dallas - Powerstation, Auckland

Sunday 28 May
The Bats - The Gym, Christchurch

Wednesday 31 May
Nadia Reid, The New Zealand Music Month 13th Floor Sessions - Rialto Channel, Nationwide

And, even though she misses Music Month by a long shot, make sure you note down Aldous Harding’s highly anticipated shows at Auckland’s Pah Homestead on June 30 and July 1. Not to be missed, these will be her first Kiwi shows after an extensive European tour.