Three of the country's most talented songwriters, Gin Wigmore, Tami Neilson and Jed Parsons, will take over The Hunting Lodge Winery in Waimauku next year.

The trio will headline the North West Wine, Beer & Food Festival on February 9, which showcases local vineyards, breweries and restaurants.

The festival will mark LA-based Wigmore's first New Zealand show since 2015. The singer-songwriter released her fourth album, Ivory, in April this year, named after her infant son.

Country singer Tami Neilson joins the line-up fresh from a European tour, to support her latest album, Sassafrass!, which has won widespread acclaim - including a five-star review from TimeOut.


Jed Parsons recently released his debut album, Midnight Feast, which was met with acclaim here and in Australia.

Return bus tickets will be available for the family-friendly festival from Auckland City, Muriwai, Helensville, Kumeu and Riverhead.

Tickets go on sale today at noon, available through Eventfinda.

English chart-topper George Ezra has announced his first headline show in New Zealand off the back of his latest album, Staying At Tamara's.

After hitting the charts with his breakout single Budapest in 2014, Ezra has proven himself a hit-making machine and was a crowd favourite at Auckland City Limits earlier this year.

He will return to New Zealand to play Auckland's Spark Arena on February 4. Tickets go on sale next Tuesday.

These shows are the latest announcements to hit the summer tour calendar, which is growing by the day. This week an assortment of shows and festivals were announced, including the 90s throwback pop experience So Pop, featuring Aqua, Vengaboys and Blue.

The show will take place at Spark Arena on February 5 and also feature 90s faves B*Witched, Eiffel 65, Lou Bega, The Outhere Brothers and more.


Tickets go on sale next Tuesday.

Scotland's The Proclaimers are also heading to New Zealand for eight shows in May 2019.

Twins Craig and Charlie Reid and their band, known for their hit I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles), will be supported by Kiwi singer-songwriter Mel Parsons for all eight shows.

The tour begins at Christchurch's Town Hall on May 3 and ends at the Hawkes Bay's Black Barn on May 12. The group plays Wellington's Michael Fowler Centre on May 10 and Auckland's ASB Theatre on May 11.

Full tour information is available from and Tickets are on sale from 9am Wednesday October 17.

Mumford & Sons have announced a one-day festival-style show at The Outer Fields at Western Springs Stadium on January 12.

The four-piece, who are set to release their fourth album, Delta, next month, will be joined by Leon Bridges, Michael Kiwanuka, Sam Fender and Angie McMahon.

Tickets go on sale tomorrow.

And finally, US rockers The Eagles are bringing their world tour to New Zealand in February and March.

The Grammy-winning group will be joined by a massive live band, including full string and horn sections.

They play Spark Arena on February 26 before heading to Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium on March 2.

Tickets are on sale from Monday.