Gig Guide: September 27 - October 2
Thursday, September 27
Marten Ten Broek and the LSO and Broken Neck Howling Propellers at the Yot Club in Raglan from 9pm for a fiver.
Tickets to Alan Davies' Life is Pain show go on sale at 9am today. He performs in Hamilton on February 5 next year.
The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra performs Around the World in 80 Minutes at the Founders Theatre in Hamilton today at 7.30pm.
Friday, September 28
Tractor FM's School's Out Party at the Yot Club in Raglan. Wear school uniform and get a free drink. It's a fiver to get in.
Street artist Pyro, aka Patrick Senior, is creating at Gallery Artisans, Victoria St, tomorrow and Saturday.
Static has the Thunderdykes, X-Ray Fiends, The Redheads and others tomorrow night.
Saturday, September 29
Deeds with special guests at the Yot Club in Raglan for $10.
DJ Ric Rush and Bevan Nichols are at Static in Hood St for a gold coin from 11pm.
Printmaker Janis MacDonald hosts a one-day copper sulphate etching workshop downstairs at ArtsPost.
The Te Awamutu Competitions of the Performing Arts kicks off its 60th jubilee with a range of competitions from Saturday.
Maori TV presents coverage of the Waiata Maori Music Awards at 9.30pm.
New boy band Titanium are at the Clarence St Theatre on Saturday night for $25. There's an after party at Altitude.
The United Youth and Waikato Schools' Symphony Orchestras perform a Spring Joint Concert on Saturday at 3pm at the Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts at Waikato Uni.
The Insider (TV1, 10.40pm) has Russell Crowe, pictured, as the bean-spilling tobacco insider.
Sunday, September 30
Auckland band the DeSotos are playing at Biddy Mulligans for what should be a lazy Sunday afternoon of country-infused rock. It's only a fiver to get in and the show gets under way at 2.30pm.
Author Theresa Sjoquist speaks about artist, potter and teacher Yvonne Rust QSM at the Old School in Raglan on Sunday at 2pm for $5.
Photographer Anne Paar hosts a photography workshop at the Old School in Raglan on Sunday. It's $80 and runs from 10am to 4pm.
Woodwind ensemble Zephyr perform at the Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts on Sunday at 5pm.
The Waikato Rivertones host a concert at the Founders Theatre on Sunday at 2pm before heading to Denver.
Wellington group Hot Club Sandwich perform at the Hamilton Jazz Society's get together at the Te Rapa Racecourse. Starts at 5pm at the Centennial Lounge and it's $15.
The Secret in Their Eyes (Maori TV, 9.30pm) won the 2010 Oscar for best foreign film.
Monday, October 1
This week's Prime Rocks (Prime, 9.35pm) features Queen.
Tuesday, October 2
On October 2, 1995, Iron Maiden's 10th album The X Factor was released. It was the first album to include Blaze Bayley as vocalist.
Hillcrest's hottest export Kimbra plays at the Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles on Tuesday.