Michael Franti & Spearhead have cancelled their performance in Christchurch at the Bedford on Thursday.
Cue the trademark fist pump and sneer - Billy Idol is back for more, more, more.
Fans thinking out loud and speculating online where Ed Sheeran's intimate show in Christchurch will be.
Opshop's former frontman Jason Kerrison is back with a funky debut solo EP.
She is tiny, almost bird-like, but when she sings, Sharon Van Etten looms large.
"Exceptional demand" results in an extra show for Auckland, a new date for Wellington and no show for Christchurch.
Flash flooding can't stop kapa haka crowds
Flash flooding didn't deter people from turning up to enjoy a national kapa haka competition.
Top trio talks Pavarotti, performing in rest homes and getting the jandal ahead of Chch concert.
American pop singer Anastacia has cancelled her New Zealand shows in Christchurch and Auckland in April.
REVIEW: Foo Fighters show the "best Wednesday night in Christchurch ever". | fans stuck outside
One of the biggest names in rock was spotted with bike helmet and scone at a New Brighton cafe this morning.
Crowds come out for 12-hour music festival
OPINION: Music fans have come from afar to enjoy the first music festival of its kind in post-quake Christchurch.
Teen drums up a storm on plastic buckets
Jackson Roche just needs a few buckets and his drum sticks to entertain crowds in Cashel Mall and Cathedral Square.
Shapeshifter return home to Christchurch to top the Electric Avenue Music Festival next month.
If good music, local beers and unique food is your scene, you might want to get your tickets booked for next year's Nostalgia Festival.
Australian duo The Veronicas are back and, not surprisingly, twin sisters Lisa and Jessica Origliasso from Brisbane are eager to talk about their new album.
Moorhouse launches debut album
Rory McKenna of the popular Christchurch band talks fans, fame and life after The X Factor.
Ladi6 is headlining two major events in Christchurch this weekend - The Summer Starter and Christmas in the Park.
Her band is nominated for an award at the NZ Music Awards, but Indira Force won't be there.
The Wellington Ukulele Orchestra could be selling out big venues, but instead they chose to play at a small community hall in a quake-hit suburb.
Salmonella Dub founder has fond childhood memories of the Canterbury A&P Show, which the band will headline this week.
Newcomers to the quake city whip up a storm as they jam in central Christchurch.
Christchurch band The Eastern's latest release is an ode to "this flat and bruised city".
Lorde launches her first headlining tour of NZ with a bang at Horncastle Arena.
Heartache and Sid Vicious' guitar play a part in The Black Keys' latest album, Turn Blue.
Special song penned for Cup winner
With three New Zealand Trotting Cups to his name there is no doubt Terror To Love has the X factor and now he has a song to prove it.
The Eastern tour often. So much so there's a joke or two about opening your wardrobe to find the band playing in it.
In 1993 Radiohead performed in Cathedral Square. A decade later, the drummer still remembers the gig "vividly".
Shihad among the acts for Cathedral Square gig
Cantabrians in for a great start to 2015 after Shihad, Airbourne, Cairo Knife Fight and I Am Giant announce New Year's Eve performance.
Fans of the British musician snap up tickets within minutes, leading to second Auckland show being announced.
Music legend delivers polished performance
Bic Runga shone and Neil Finn delivered a polished performance in the last show on his world tour.
After losing her grandmother to cancer, Candice Milner wrote a song with a purpose - to inspire others.
Peter Gutteridge was met by police on his return from the US, was admitted to hospital and died.
Timaru-based trio Earthshield started out playing blues but now they are playing metal with finger-bleeding riffs.
Kiwi rockers Shihad last night played their new album to enthusiastic fans in Christchurch.
Live music fans in for a treat
Allen St is set to open soon in Christchurch, promising great music, good times and friendly doormen.
Band explain why they chose Christchurch for one-off show tonight - and even front a live chat for fans.
Legendary singer often books four hotels
Bob Dylan has apparently arrived in Christchurch by private jet, ahead of his concert at Horncastle Arena tonight.
A Christchurch band may be the first to create a song dedicated to the star of '80s TV show Magnum P.I.
Pat Dugan performed his first gig in Christchurch in 1936 and has barely been off a stage since.
Christchurch musician Julian Hay challenged himself to write, produce, record and release a song a month.
NZ musician Robert Scott talks about his new album, The Clean's tour plans, and life as a teacher aide.
Caleb Nott, of Kiwi music sensation Broods, is not sure he could deal with the same level of fame as compatriot Lorde.
Co-workers hold fundraiser for debt-hit family
Bryce Cockroft turns 17 on Saturday. It will be the first birthday he spends without his mum after she lost her battle with cancer, but he is far from alone.
Dinah Lee, queen of the '60s mods, has released a pop song about the iconic Christchurch location.
For Natalie Elms, making the move from performing covers to performing her own material has been a long process.
''It doesn't matter who you are, it doesn't matter where you live, we all share the same sun,'' says Aaron Tokona.
VICKI ANDERSON - CanterburyVicki Anderson talks to pioneering rock chick, Ann Wilson, of '70s band Heart.
Chch singer to record at famous studio
Maya Payne is attracting international attention with her music.
The man who has made a life out of reading people's faces is heading to Christchurch.