Gig Guide: February 21 - 27
The Hamilton Gardens Art Festival continues:
HGAF: Booom! Crime Writer's Night, Bliss contemporary dance. Linkin Park are playing Vector Arena at 7.30pm.
Vertigo - Drum & Bass Monthly is on at Static Bar in Hamilton, from 9pm. Admission $5 at the door.
Saturday, February 23
Soundscape is on, taking over Alexandra St in Hamilton at 9pm. General and final release tickets are still available from $40-$50.
HGAF: Celine Toner's Celtic Passion is on at 4pm. Tickets $28.
HGAF: Bombay Express are on at 8.30pm. Tickets $20-$25
Rock the 50s, 60s and 70s with Tom Sharplin and Friends at Southwell School in Hamilton at 7.30pm. Call 0508 266 237 for tickets $37-$105 (incl group prices).
The International Tattoo and Art Expo starts today at Claudelands Event Centre in Hamilton, from 11am. Tickets $18-$35 (incl 2-day pass). See tattooart.co.nz for more.
The More FM Summer Vineyard Tour 2013 is on at Turanga Creek Organic Vineyard in Auckland, starting at 2pm. See summervineyardtour.co.nz for more.
Hairspray - The Broadway Musical opens at Founders Theatre in Hamilton at 7.30pm. Tickets from $39 through Ticketek.
Sunday, February 24
Artist Faith Tavernor is speaking at Waitakaruru Arboretum and Sculpture Park in Hamilton at 11am. Admission $5-$15 at the door (incl children's prices).
The Plunket Dads Time RoadShow with The Funky Monkeys are coming to The Plaza in Putaruru at 10am. Free admission.
HGAF: The Jane Austen Summer Assembly dance workshop is on at 2pm for those with tickets to the event on Thursday, 28th.
Deep Purple and Journey are playing Vector Arena in Auckland at 7pm. See Ticketmaster for more.
Monday, February 25
HGAF: Affetto: The Remarkable Diary of Samuel Pepys is on today and tomorrow at 6:30pm. Tickets $25, under-18s free.
HGAF: How to Marry a Millionaire is screening at 8.30pm. Tickets $10 or three for $25.
HGAF: The Million, Boomers Behaving Badly.
A new digital photography group is meeting at Scots Presbytarian Church in Hamilton at 7pm. Admission $5, bring two photos to share. Inquiries to Rose 0274496712.
Tuesday, February 26
The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain is playing Founders Theatre in Hamilton, 8pm. Tickets $59-$79 from Ticketek.
HGAF: The African Queen is screening at 8.30pm. Tickets $10 or three for $25.
Wednesday, February 27
HGAF: The Maltese Falcon is screening at 8.30pm. Tickets $10 or three for $25.
HGAF: Laugh Club NZ presents Garden Giggles at 9.30pm. Tickets $25-$30.
The Offspring are playing Vector Arena in Auckland at 7pm. Info and tickets through Ticketmaster.