Christchurch singer-songwriter 'overwhelmed'
It is fair to say Christchurch musician Matt Barus is a bit overwhelmed. Blondie has recorded his song.
Christchurch musicians dominated the New Zealand Country Music Awards in Gore last night.
Stevie Wonder's guitar tech holds open day
Stevie Wonder's guitar tech, Kevin Allison, lives in Christchurch.
Songs that have arisen from Chch post-quake
Musicians have sought to express themselves in many ways and various creative places since the quakes.
If Steve Miller is the king of space rock, then Carlos Santana could be said to be the lord of cosmic space rock.
Why does the South Island miss out on gigs?
Concert promoter Michael Chugg says Carlos Santana's Sunday night show is a "test gig" that may once again see Christchurch returned to the international touring circuit.
The Eagles' Glenn Frey hasn't forgotten the last time he played Christchurch. It rained. Sideways.
From Sex Pistols to toe-tapping jazz
Christchurch is on the brink of a Ukulear Meltdown. Not one, but two gigs this week are fuelled by love for the nerdiest of instruments, the ukulele.
'Space and Place' a beautifully crafted song with a video featuring haunting footage of pre-earthquake Christchurch is released today.
Over 3000 people attended the seventh annual Classic Hits Winery Tour in Waipara on Saturday night.
Icelandic singer-songwriter Hera has performed at Glastonbury, won awards for her music and recorded several albums, but her "heart is in Christchurch".
A young musician invested her "life savings" to open The Darkroom after the quakes left Christchurch without a music venue.
Hot winds forecast for Canterbury may blast the 3000 music-lovers expected at the Rhythm and Alps festival.
The Fly My Pretties juggernaut is about to hit the road again.
'If we lose our town hall, the music dies'
OPINION: One night in February, 1982... Two songs into their set at the Christchurch Town Hall Clash frontman Joe Strummer stops playing mid-song.
Eagles' Glenn Frey is coming to ChCh
Founding member of the Eagles, Glenn Frey, has announced a Christchurch concert for next March.
Former Christchurch DJ reveals latest work
EQC employee Scott Reeder, aka DJ Hexadecimal, asked Cantabrians to send him their "postive earthquake images" to use in a music video, and this is the result.
Review: Electric atmosphere at Chch show
Young British indie folk heroes, Mumford & Sons, were loved by the Christchurch crowd from the outset.
REVIEW: It's not often Christchurch gets to see a decent female singer, so having three talented women all at once is a real treat.
Septuagenarian superstar Cliff Richard reveals his views on bachelorhood, hit tunes, and plans for his 100th birthday before his January tour of New Zealand.
Stephanie Brown, also known as Lips, has won this year's APRA Silver Scroll Award.
Sola Rosa is back with a new album after a big overseas tour. Frontman Andrew Spraggon talks ahead of the group's Christchurch show.
A sound so solid you can almost lean on it. I breathe it in deeply. This is what I have missed about not having a city.
Chch's biggest music event of the year?
The Concert aims to be the largest music event to hit Christchurch this year, but to get a ticket you have to do volunteer work.
More than 50 acts for Rhythm and Alps 2012
The lineup for Canterbury music festival Rhythm and Alps 2012 has been announced.
Billy Braggis coming to Christchurch as part of a New Zealand tour in October.
Kenny Rogers shares his secrets and regrets
Kenny Rogers speaks to Vicki Anderson about his upcoming Christchurch show and says he has a knack of being in the right place at the right time.
OPINION: One wonders what Wagner would make of a performance of one of his works that was so far from gesamt..
A conversation with Killing Joke frontman Jaz Coleman is never an interview, rather it is like throwing words into a wind tunnel and seeing what comes back.
Nothing to do in Christchurch? Vicki Anderson says "pffft" to that and offers a few live music suggestions.
'Good way for us to kick off a Kiwi summer'
Popular summer festival A Day on the Green will feature an all-Kiwi lineup for the first time, with the first concert date this year in Waipara.
The Eastern, Cairo Knife Fight in APRA finals
Five Christchurch musicians are finalists in the 2012 APRA Silver Scroll awards.
James Milne's third solo album under the pseudonym Lawrence Arabia sees him return triumphant.
Zanker performs in the central-city red zone
Hugo Zanker is a musician determined to see the arts playing a role in Christchurch's rebuild.
Sound of aftershocks turned into music
A Lyttelton sound artist's earthquake recordings will feature in the International Computer Music symposium in Slovenia.
Smokefreerockquest regional final results
It was a big weekend for youth music in Canterbury with two nights of Smokefreerockquest regional finals.
The band once described as ''the Sonic Youth of the Southern Hemisphere'' are back.
B-Boy Akorn shows 'hunger in the heart'
Two Christchurch dancers have triumphed in a national break-dancing competition.
Were you at his 1973 Christchurch gig?
EXCLUSIVE: Carlos Santana talks to Press music editor Vicki Anderson about his new album, Shape Shifter, and hints at a Christchurch show.
Win tickets to see Michael Jackson impersonator
Michael Jackson may be dead, bit it doesn't mean you can't still see him, or at least his impersonator.
Two years ago, this Yaldhurst horseman was living in a truck. Today he is recording horseback hip-hop with The Feelers.
The Make Believe will be online today
Christchurch's The Make Believe band will answer your questions now.
The Pavlova Song competition aims to have the cream of our nation's songwriting talent rise to the top during New Zealand Music Month.
VICKI ANDERSON - © Fairfax NZ NewsFantale is a New Zealand website, launched less than a week ago, for fans to share photographs, videos and memories of their favourite gigs.
Chch's Yoomia Sim to play at Opera House
© Fairfax NZ NewsYoomia Sim is a modern violinist and music teacher with a difference and I don't just mean the "Angelina Jolie leg" photo shoot.
Annah Mac sings Sumner 8-yr-old's hit tune
Jamie Evans sang with one of her idols today.
Christchurch pop-up marquee venue voted as one of the best in New Zealand by industry members.
Winners to be announced end of May
Lyttelton musicians are finalists for best album and best song in this year's country music awards.
© Fairfax NZ NewsTonight's concert for the New Zealand International Jazz and Blues Festival is a tribute to Duke Ellington.