The Harbour Union @ St Peter’s Hall

In late September we attended another concert at St Peter’s Hall in Paekakariki. This time around we were treated to Lyttleton band The Harbour Union with support from Tiny Lies. The Harbour Union is made up of a group of like-minded musicians from Lyttleton who came together to record an album to generate some money […]

Down Paekakariki way

I’ve just started another run of night shifts and was happy to see that a few musicians I like were playing at the Paekakariki in the Park event at a time that meant I could get a decent sleep before driving north to catch the music. Running for the first time this year Paekakariki in […]

ASB Gardens Magic: Eva Prowse

During summer there are a series of free concerts at the sound shell found in the Wellington Botanical Gardens. I wanted to go to a few nights last year but a combination of work and bad weather scuppered those plans. This year there are a few artists performing on nights I’m not working and we […]

An Aside: What I’m Listening Too

I am not a music critic, not even close. I generally either like what I’m hearing or don’t. I don’t listen to the radio, and it’s fair to say I’m influenced nearly 100% by a combination of music I’ve liked in the past and the websites I regularly visit. Taking a nod from the New […]

A week of rain

The last few weeks have been pretty wet, though thankfully the Wellington region has been largely free of the flooding occurring in other parts of New Zealand. We’ve been getting out a little bit and went in to town one cold and wet evening to see Mel Parsons play at Bats Theatre. Bats is a […]

Thea Gilmore at the Bush Hall

Yes we’re still here, yes we’re slack, one day we’ll be more up-to-date and regular. But not today. Last night we went to a concert, Thea Gilmore at the Bush Hall, Shepherd’s Bush, London. It was a great concert in a tiny venue, and the hall itself was probably only half filled. It was also […]

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