Gigs worth seeing in 2013

19:42, Jan 07 2013
Anthony Kiedis
VECTOR GIG: Red Hot Chili Peppers' frontman Anthony Kiedis will lead his band in Auckland on January 14 and 15.

If you thought 2012 was busy, think again. The calendar for 2013 is already jam-packed and we're just at the start of it. Without bells or whistles, here is a look at everything you need to know about gigs already confirmed for Auckland over the next 12 months.


Six60, David Dallas, Shihad and I Am Giant at Matakana Country Park
January 5. Tickets $75 from Ticketmaster

Weezer at Vector Arena
January 11. Tickets from $99.99 from Ticketmaster

Red Hot Chili Peppers at Vector Arena
January 14 (sold out) and 15. Tickets from $109.99 from Ticketmaster

Animal Collective at Powerstation
January 14. Tickets $72.50 from Ticketmaster

Crystal Castles at The Studio
January 15. Ticket:$55.00 from Ticketmaster

Alabama Shakes at Powerstation
January 15. Tickets $70 from Ticketmaster

Band of Horses at Powerstation
January 16. Tickets $75 from The Edge

B.O.B at Logan Campbell Centre
January 16. Tickets $67.90 from Ticketmaster

Elvis Costello (A Day on the Green) at the Civic
January 19. Tickets $99 from Ticketmaster

The Waterboys at Civic Theatre
January 21. Tickets $89.90 from The Edge

Dirty Projectors at Kings Arms
January 23. Tickets $55 from

Cliff Richard at Vector Arena
January 26. Tickets $139.90 from Ticketmaster

St Jerome's Laneways Festival at Silo Park
January 28. Tickets $134 from event website


Pretty Lights at The Studio
February 1. Tickets $42 from Ticketmaster

Ali Campbell's UB40 With Toots & The Maytals at Vector Arena

February 3. Tickets $109 from Ticketmaster

Ringo Starr at Vector Arena
February 9. Tickets from $89 from Ticketmaster

Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra and James Hill at Q Theatre
February 15 and 16 from $49 from Q Theatre

Reece Mastin at Auckland Town Hall
February 15. Tickets $66.50 from The Edge

Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo, Bachman & Turner and America at various venues
February 16 at Taupo Amphitheater, February 17 at Matakana Country Park, February 20 at Wellington's Michael Fowler Centre, and February 23rd at Queenstown's Gibbston Valley Wine Estate. Tickets $95 through Ticketek. 

Garbage at the Civic Theatre
February 20. Tickets $86.50 from The Edge

Linkin Park at Vector Arena
February 21. Tickets from $99.90 from Ticketmaster

The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain at Auckland Town Hall
February 22. Tickets from $59 from The Edge

Cat Power at Bruce Mason Centre
February 22. Tickets $84.95 from Ticketmaster

The Manhattan Transfer at The Civic
February 22. Tickets from $80 from The Edge

Summer Vineyard Tour w/ Opshop, Missy Higgins at Turanga Creek Organic Vineyard
February 23. Tickets $75 from Eventfinder

Deep Purple and Journey at Vector Arena
February 24. Ticket $135 from Ticketmaster

The Stone Roses at Vector Arena
February 26. Tickets from $99 from Ticketmaster

Ronan Keating and Brian McFadden at Trusts Stadium Arena

February 27. Tickets from $95 from Eventfinder

The Offspring at Vector Arena

February 27. Tickets $97.50 from Ticketmaster


Winery Tour with The Adults, Fat Freddy's Drop and Anika, Boh, Hollie

March 2. Tickets $75 from Ticketmaster

The Eagles' Glenn Frey at Vector Arena
March 10. Tickets from $99.90 from Ticketmaster

Glen Hansard with The Frames and Lisa Hannigan at Auckland Town Ha
March 13. Tickets from $35 from The Edge

Santana & Steve Miller Band at Vector Arena
March 19. Tickets from $99 from Ticketmaster

Neil Young and Crazy Horse at Vector Arena
March 21. Tickets from $111.60 from Ticketmaster

The Jacksons: Unity Tour at Vector Arena

March 26. Tickets from $149 from Ticketmaster


Wilco at Auckland Town Hall
April 4. Tickets from $79.50 from The Edge

Bonnie Raitt at Ascension Wine Estate
April 7. Tickets $99 from Ticketek

Gerry and the Pacemakers with The Seachers at Bruce Mason Centre

April 7. Tickets $70 from Ticketmaster

Robert Plant at Vector Arena

April 11. Tickets from $123 from Ticketmaster

The Script at Vector Arena
April 12. Tickets $88.50 from Ticketmaster

Black Sabbath at Vector Arena
April 20 and 22. Tickets from $119 from Ticketmaster

Bryan Adams at The Civic
April 23. Tickets from $98.50 from The Edge

THE REST OF  2013...

War Horse at ASB Theatre
From August 20. Tickets from $49 from The Edge

One Direction NZ Tour at Vector Arena
October 12. Tickets from $99 from Ticketmaster

Andre Rieu and his Johann Strauss Orchestra at Vector Arena

October 25. Tickets from $99 from Ticketmaster.


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