Rebel trumpeter prepares for spectacular Tattoo

Royal New Zealand Air Force Band lead trumpeter Lex French is excited about performing in next week's Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo in Wellington.

8:00 AM  Versatile trumpeter Lex French will segue from jazz to a full military tattoo during the next week

Grammy win for NZSO?

NZSO section principal flautist Bridget Douglas.

Will the NZ Symphony Orchestra join the likes of Lorde, Flight of the Conchords and Dame Kiri?

Big weekend ahead

Cornerstone Restaurant and Bar owner Ryan McQuillan, left, Scotch Bar owner Dan Gillett and Yard Bar and Bistro owner Joe Johnstone are throwing a street party at Bythell Place on Saturday.

The biggest party in Marlborough is not a standalone event, with plenty of other activities on offer

Prince demand crashes site

Legions of Kiwi Prince fans have missed out on tickets his show on February 24.

At 12pm tickets to Prince's one-off Auckland show went on sale - but by 12:01pm, punters were flat out of luck.

Crowd funds Brazier's last album

Graham Brazier, pics taken during his last ever interview.

A campaign has been launched to fund and release the secret Graham Brazier solo album he was working when he died.

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gig reviews

Review: Six60 the Feelers of their age?

Six60 finished their summer tour at Villa Maria, Auckland, on Saturday night.

They play a simple brand of no-frills, roots-flavoured pub rock - and they do it well.

Tempest storms Wellington

REVIEW: The first great concert of 2016: Kate Tempest dazzles the Capital

Vile's charms gradually win audience over

Review: Jimmy Carr

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