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Teenage music sensation Lorde has captured the world - with a song made to be given away.
Kim Dotcom on his debut album, new music platform and the upcoming movie about his life.
Former The X Factor star Tom Batchelor is in a new calendar doing everyday activities naked.
You can choose from fireworks, sea shanties or a onesie party to celebrate New Year's Eve in Christchurch.
Punk-leaning American rockers Paramore have cancelled their Christchurch gig.
A band of Christchurch school kids have released a single to raise money for disadvantaged children.
REVIEW: There was another good reason for a capacity house at this year's performance by the City Choir.
'Music is love and love is my sons'
Anika Moa writes about the journey she experienced making her new album of children's songs.
Vicki Anderson talks to Lionel Richie and John Farnham about twerking ahead of their New Zealand tour next year.
Tomorrow's Christmas in the Park aids volunteer lifeguards who do their best to keep Cantabrians safe over summer.
Cera takes ownership of a city nightclub today, dashing the owner's hopes of repairing and reopening. +Where is the public rage?
Harley Williams of The Tiny Lies discusses recording at Antonio Hall and earthquake-inspired songs.
Christchurch trio T54 have just released one of the best albums of the year.
Christchurch singer Oceana Olsen may only be little but she has made a big impression on the judges for New Zealand's Got Talent.
Charley Pride returns to New Zealand this month for his first tour here in 17 years.
Thousands of Catholics will pack the CBS Arena this month to celebrate their faith
A mighty mixture of fun, fireworks and fantasy made for a great concert, the last of the NZSO's for this year.
Musician Darren Stedman talks about navigating the Dunedin sound and doomsday hens.
Vicki Anderson talks to Mike Lake of Christchurch group The Make Believe about conquering the world.
This year's Christchurch Schools Music Festival will debut a movement of a symphony about the Canterbury quakes.
A Christchurch schoolgirl has made a documentary to show how music has been incorporated into the rebuild.
American rocker Serj Tankian will perform a one-off New Zealand concert in Christchurch for his critically acclaimed Orca and Elect the Dead Symphony tour.
Homme: 'I demanded that we come to Chch'
High-profile bands Queens of the Stone Age and Nine Inch Nails are coming to Christchurch.
Chch boy-band fans gear up for next week's gig
One Direction play the first gig of their New Zealand tour in Christchurch next week. Vicki Anderson talks to a group of local fans to find out what the fuss is about.
Boys' High School guitarist wins national title
A Christchurch teen who plays a guitar with two necks has won a national award for musicianship.
After 22 years at the conductor's podium, Christchurch City Choir's acclaimed music director is stepping down.
Chch video 'incites violence' against sex workers
A new Christchurch music video has been slammed by a prostitutes' leader as a "hate crime" on sex workers.
The debut single by Christchurch boy band Moorhouse went online today.
St Andrew's College Pipe Band has been named the top youth pipe band in the world.
Singing trio Anika, Boh & Hollie have made their latest music video a tribute to the Marriage Equality Act.
Moorhouse 'great role models for young people'
Moorhouse dropped into the mayor's office for sticky buns and orange juice yesterday.
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.