Summer Music Special: The best tours, festivals and New Year's Eve parties

Georgia Nott of Broods, left, Tame Impala and Kimbra are just a few of the big names that will be playing at festivals and concerts over the summer music season.
Georgia Nott of Broods, left, Tame Impala and Kimbra are just a few of the big names that will be playing at festivals and concerts over the summer music season.

SUMMER TOURS

DEVILSKIN
When: Dec 8-Jan 21
Where: Cloverlea Tavern, Palmerston North; Opera House, Hastings; Cossie Club, Gisborne; Stampede Bar, Papakura; Tokoroa Club; Altitude, Hamilton; Regent Theatre, Greymouth; Aorangi Stadium, Timaru; Trafalgar Centre, Nelson; Walter Nash Stadium, Wellington; The Mayfair, New Plymouth; Bay Park Arena, Mt Maunganui; Logan Campbell Centre, Auckland; Great Lakes, Taupo; Mangawhai Tavern
Cost: $50
More info: devilskin.co.nz

MARLEY: NZ All Stars
Featuring Tiki Taane, Boh Runga, Ria Hall, Kora + more
When: Dec 9-Feb 18
Where: Wharepai Domain, Tauranga; Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North; Kainui Road Vineyard, Kerikeri; Rhododendron Lawn, Hamilton
Cost: $65
More info: jacman.co.nz

CLASH OF THE TITANS
Dragon, Mi-Sex & The Feelers
When: Dec 28-Jan 7
Where: McEwan Park, Lower Hutt; Cooks Reserve, Riwaka; Coroglen Tavern; Butlers Reef, Taranaki; ASB Arena, Tauranga; Mangawhai Tavern; Powerstation, Auckland; Black Barn Vineyard, Havelock North
Cost: $67.50

CHRISTMAS IN THE VINES
Featuring Sol3 Mio plus special guests
When: From Dec 15-18
Where: Waitangi Park, Wellington; Waipara Hills, Canterbury; Villa Maria, Auckland
Cost: $85-$115
More info: sol3mio.com/touring

Sol3 Mio will be reuniting over the summer for a new vineyard tour. Photo/Duncan Brown
Sol3 Mio will be reuniting over the summer for a new vineyard tour. Photo/Duncan Brown

ELECTRIC COASTLINE
Featuring Broods, Kings and Theia
When: Dec 26-Jan 6
Where: Cooks Reserve, Riwaka; Mangawhai Tavern; Coroglen Tavern; ASB Bay Park Arena, Mt Maunganui
Cost: $59.90
More info: zmonline.com/concerts

SHAPESHIFTER with The Upbeats, Ladi6 and Sunshine Sound System
When: From December 27-31
Where: McEwan Park, Petone Beach; Sacred Hill, Napier; Cooks Reserve, Riwaka
Cost: $72.50
More info: shapeshifter.co.nz

RED, RED WINE VINEYARD TOUR
Featuring UB40
When: Jan 2-Jan 7
Where: Luna Estate, Martinborough; Waitiri Creek Winery, Queenstown; Villa Maria MarlboroughWinery
Cost: From $99
More info: jacman.co.nz

JON TOOGOOD: Solo and Acoustic
When: Jan 2 - Jan 14
Where: Mangawhai Tavern; Coroglen Tavern; The Rising Tide, Mt Maunganui; The Yot Club, Raglan; Waterfront Bar, Raumati Beach; Blue Smoke, Christchurch; The Sherwood, Queenstown; Water Bar, Wanaka; Hilltop Tavern, Akaroa
Cost: $40
More info: jontoogood.nz

Brother and sister duo Broods will headline the Electric Coastline tour. Photo/Supplied
Brother and sister duo Broods will headline the Electric Coastline tour. Photo/Supplied

FLY MY PRETTIES
When: From Jan 7-29
Where: The Coroglen Tavern, Coromandel; Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North; Cable Bay Vineyards, Waiheke Island + more
Cost: $72
More info: loop.co.nz/events

YOKO-ZUNA, BAILEY WILEY, THIRD3YE
When: From Jan 4-6
Where: Luke's Kitchen, Kuaotunu Bay; Leigh Sawmill;
Cost: $15
More info: loop.co.nz/events

FAT FREDDY'S DROP
When: From Jan 14-Feb 5
Where: Villa Maria Estate, Mangere; John Davies Oval, Queenstown
Cost: $85.80
More info: fatfreddysdrop.com

KATCHAFIRE, SONS OF ZION, AARADHNA + Kora on select dates
When: From Dec 26-Jan 7
Where: Mangawhai Tavern; The Duke of Marlborough Tavern, Russel; Coroglen Tavern; Whakatane War Memorial Hall; McEwan Park, Petone Beach; Butlers Reef, Oakura , New Plymouth; Sacred Hill, Napier; Opononi Hotel
Cost: $55-68
More info: AAA Ticketing

NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS
When: Jan 17-18
Where: TSB Bank Arena, Wellington; Vector Arena, Auckland
Cost: $86-$96
More info: nickcave.com

ICEHOUSE, BONNIE TYLER, ALAN PARSONS PROJECT
When: Jan 21-29
Where: Gibbston Valley Winery, Queenstown; Taupo Amphitheatre; Whitianga Waterways Arena
Cost: $99 and kids under 14 go free
More info: Greenstone Entertainment

Winery Tour 2017
Featuring Bic Runga, Brooke Fraser, Benny Tipene
When: Jan 27- Feb 19
Where: TSB Bowl of Brooklands, New Plymouth; Vilagard Winery, Hamilton; Ascension Wine Estate, Matakana; Toll Stadium, Whangarei; Black Barn Vineyards, Havelock North; Basin Reserve, Wellington; Central Energy Trust Arena, Palmerston North; Neudorf Vineyards, Moutere; Waipara Hills, Waipara; Villa Maria Winery, Auckland
Cost: $79
More info: The Winery Tour 2017

FESTIVALS

Shapeshifter will be embarking on a national tour over the New Year's week. Photo/Supplied
Shapeshifter will be embarking on a national tour over the New Year's week. Photo/Supplied

BAY DREAMS (Sold Out)
Featuring Shapeshifter, Sticky Fingers, Kora, Peking Duck, Grandmaster Flash + more
When: Jan 2
Where: Mt Maunganui
Cost: Sold Out
More info: baydreams.co.nz

SOUNDSPLASH 2017
Featuring Six60, Tiki Taane, Hollie Smith and more
When: From Jan 20-22
Where: Wainui Reserve, Raglan
Cost: From $110 + camping costs
More info: soundsplash.co.nz

LANEWAY FESTIVAL
Featuring Tame Impala, The Veils, Cut Off Your Hands and more
When: Jan 30
Where: Albert Park, Auckland
Cost: $159.90
More info: auckland.lanewayfestival.com

RAGGAMUFFIN
Featuring Shaggy, Six60 and more
When: Feb 18
Where: Trust Arena, Henderson
Cost: $129
More info: ragamuffin.co.nz

Shaggy will once again return to New Zealand for the Raggamuffin Reggae Festival. Photo/Ben Fraser
Shaggy will once again return to New Zealand for the Raggamuffin Reggae Festival. Photo/Ben Fraser

SPLORE
When: Feb 17-19
Where: Tapapakanga Regional Park
Cost: $275
More info: splore.net

ONE LOVE
Featuring Tarrus Riley, Six60, Kolohe Kai, Fiji + more
When: Feb 4-5
Where: Tauranga Domain
Cost: $140
More info: onelovefestival.co.nz

WOMAD
When: Mar 17-19
Where: Bowl of Brooklands, New Plymouth
Cost: $261
More info: womad.co.nz

NEW YEAR'S EVE

NORTHERN BASS
Featuring Goldie, Chase & Status, Maala, Concord Dawn, Electric Wire Hustle + more
When: Dec 29-31
Where: Kaiwaka
Cost: From $179
More info: northernbass.co.nz

RHYTHM AND VINES
Featuring Kimbra, Chance the Rapper, Netsky DJ, P Money, Savage and more
When: From Dec 28-Jan 1
Where: Waiohika Estate, Gisborne
Cost: $270-$450
More info: rhythmandvines.co.nz

Six60 will be playing at various shows over the summer, including Soundsplash and Raggamuffin. Photo/Supplied
Six60 will be playing at various shows over the summer, including Soundsplash and Raggamuffin. Photo/Supplied

RHYTHM AND ALPS
Featuring Akil the MC, Devilskin, Pitch Black, Six60 + more
When: Dec 30-31
Where: Wanaka
Cost: From $109
More info: rhythmandalps.co.nz

INFINITE ONE FESTIVAL
When: From Dec 30-Jan 2
Where: Golden Bay, Nelson
Cost: $120
More info: www.infiniteonefestival.nz

Liam Finn will be one of the names playing at the Wondergarden New Year's Eve festival. Photo/Supplied
Liam Finn will be one of the names playing at the Wondergarden New Year's Eve festival. Photo/Supplied

WONDERGARDEN
Featuring Conana Mockasin, Liam Finn, Lawrence Arabia, Anika Moa + more
When: Dec 31
Where: Silo Park, Auckland
Cost: $92.90
More info: wondergarden.co.nz

HIGHLIFE (Sold Out)
Featuring Crazibiza, Calvo, David Puentez, Aroha + more
When: Dec 31
Where: Stoneyridge Vineyard, Waiheke Island
Cost: Sold out
More info: highlifenye.co.nz

THE BLACK SEEDS/ L.A.B.
When: Dec 31
Where: Papamoa Beach Tavern, Mt Maunganui
Cost: $62
More info: theblackseeds.com

REGGAE BY THE RIVER with UB40
When: Dec 31
Where: Taupo Ampitheatre
Cost: $99
More info: jacman.co.nz

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