Gig guide - May 24
Thursday, May 24
Florence and the Machine are at the Sydney Entertainment Centre tonight at 10pm so plenty of time to get there.
Autozamm, November Zulu and Invader Cain at Diggers.
Friday, May 25
The Dirty Sweets, Bombstrappers, Planet Terror and DJ Diego at Static on Friday night for free.
The Chiefs take on the Bulls at Waikato Stadium at 7.35pm and Liam Messam, pictured, becomes the first Chiefs player to hit 90 games.
Royal Falcon, Rose and the Wooden Hearts plus Kate Martin at the Yot Club in Raglan from 9pm for $5.
It's Hug A Ginga – Day Off day and The Edge mob will be at Couplands Bakery on Kahikatea Drive between 7.30am and 8.30am giving away gingernuts, gingerbeer and other ginger-themed stuff.
Saturday, May 26
JAMIN-I, playing old school hip hop and fresh grooves at the Yot Club in Raglan from 9pm for free.
Oooh, Once Were Warriors is on TV3 at 10.30pm. Where's those eggs?
Sunday, May 27
Songs from the Inside has a CD out now. See how they made the songs on Maori TV at 8pm.
The Smokefreerockquest regional heats are on Sunday at the Clarence St Theatre from 1pm.
The Hamilton Jazz society has The Queen City Big Band at Te Rapa Racecourse.
Monday, May 28
Hamilton Slamdown Poetry: May Edition, in the Lido Cinema lobby on Monday at 6.30pm and it's free.
Tuesday, May 29
Madonna performs at the Ramat Gan Football Stadium in Tel Aviv on Tuesday night if you happen to be in the Holy Land.
Wednesday, May 30
On this day in 1990, Ocker rockers Midnight Oil, pictured, closed down 6th Avenue in New York City as they played a protest concert in front of Exxon's offices in protest at the Exxon Valdez disaster.
There's Pecha Kucha in the Atrium at Wintec at 12.30pm.
The Black Seeds are in town at Altitude on Wednesday night.
We've got a winner
The winner of a double pass to the monster triple bill in Auckland on Friday night is Bradford Morse. He and a mate get to see the Heavy Metal Ninjas, Cairo Knife Fight and the SuperVillains at the Powerstation on Friday, May 25 at 8pm.