Gig guide: February 14 - 19
Today, February 14
■ Happy Valentines Day! We heart you.
■ Reece Mastin Beautiful Nightmare 2013 Tour is coming to Founders Theatre in Hamilton, kicking off at 7pm. Tickets $66.50 from Ticketek.
Tomorrow, February 15
■ Dave Upfold, the Comedy Stage Hypnotist is on at St Paul's Collegiate School in Hamilton at 7:30pm. Tickets available through Eventfinder.
■ The 2013 Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival (HGAF) kicks off today - see hgaf.co.nz for all HGAF-labelled events and a full rundown on what's on and get among it. Today's events include the Four Seasons on a Summer Evening concert at 7.30pm and The Rocky Horror Picture Show at 9pm.
■ Mike Garner & Andrew London are playing the Art Doc Gallery in Benneydale, around 7:30pm. Tickets are $20 at the door.
■ Double Brown are playing their Party Beats at the YOT Club in Raglan. Tickets $5.
Saturday, February 16
■ Family Magic Show Vas Kovalski is on at Paeroa & District Memorial Hall. Tickets are $44 for families, $17 for adults and $12 for kids. See vaskovalski.co.nz for more.
■ Pat Benatar, Bachman & Turner and America are playing the Riverside Park & Unison Amphitheatre in Taupo. Tickets and info from Ticketek.
■ Raiza Biza, INF and Madd Musik are all playing the YOT Club in Raglan. Tickets $5
■ HGAF: Ahi Kaa - Home Fires, featuring Katchafire, Mihirangi and more, at 6.30pm.
■ HGAF: Outdoor Summer Theatre - The Importance of Being Earnest. 11am and 3pm.
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■ HGAF: Snow White and the Pirates, at 10am and 2pm.
■ Blistering Tongues are playing Biddy Mulligan's Irish Pub in Hamilton, around 9pm. Tickets $10 at the door.
Sunday, February 17
■ HGAF: Outdoor Summer Theatre The Importance of Being Earnest. 11am and 3pm.
■ HGAF: Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra and James Hill are playing at 7pm. Tickets $39 from Ticketek.
■ Joy Adams is bringing you a Country Afternoon at SkyCity Hamilton, at 1pm. Free admission.
■ Jamin-i & Guests are playing the Sunday Session at the YOT Club in Raglan from 4.30pm, followed by D&B with BOBO at 10pm. Both free entry.
■ HGAF: The Resonance of Yin & Yang, first show at 5.30pm.
Monday, February 18
■ Movies for Watoto is on at Event Cinemas, Westfield in Hamilton at 6pm. Tickets $20. Call 021 025 30189 to book.
■ HGAF: Opera at Twilight is on at 8pm. Tickets $20-$25.
■ HGAF: Tales of the Masquerade - the first of four shows is on at 8pm.
Tuesday, February 19
■ - HGAF: Opera at Twilight is on at 8pm. Tickets $20-$25.
■ HGAF: Robin Ward will bring some harp playing to the festival at 6pm.
■ HGAF: The 8-80 choir is on at 4pm with singers from Vision Forest Lake Village and Forest Lake Primary School.
Wednesday, February 20
■ Dave Alley is playing the Old School Arts Centre in Raglan at 8pm. Tickets $15.
■ HGAF: Come Fly With Me ■ Songs from the Rat Pack is on today and tomorrow at 8pm.
■ HGAF: The Musical of Musicals is on over the next three days at 6pm.