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Flamboyant English hard-rockers The Darkness have announced their first ever New Zealand tour – with shows in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch in April 2017 – and they will be joined by Kiwi legends Push Push, reforming after 24 years!

Relive the classics from The Darkness’ outstanding debut album, Permission To Land (2003) right through to their most recent album, Last Of Our Kind. Expect gems like “I Believe In A Thing Called Love“, “Growing On Me“, “Love Is Only A Feeling“, “One Way Ticket” and many more.

Pieces Of Molly make a long overdue return to the local rock scene this weekend at Churchills Live. The band have been through some line-up changes in recent times and are now ready to unleash their full throttle rock n roll show. Joining the band in support will be Smokin’ Voodoo and Enfire and entry is free.


Blue Smoke & The Brewery present; TEN GOOD ROUNDS

Celebrating one whole decade of THE EASTERN

Featuring performances from;

THE EASTERN - THE WARRATAHS - MANOS DEL CHANGO (aka Delaney Davidson & Nicole Garcia) - LINDON PUFFIN - REB FOUNTAIN - EB & SPARROW - Al Park - Ben Brown - Lil 'Chuck - Emma Cameron - The Roaring Days - & more..


Entry is $20 + a non perishable food item.
Children under 13 are free.

Soulsystem and Troy Kingi are performing a double headliner at Bluesmoke in the Tannery on December the 2nd.

Troy Kingi will be playing for the first time in Christchurch his live band, and will be performing songs from his new album, which is due out this month.

Soulsystem will also be performing at this show as part of their summer tour. The band will also be featuring new material and special guests.

Tickets are available from Cosmic Ticketing.

We are pleased to launch BoxFresh Live #3! Filmed and recorded last month at the Isaac Theatre Royal this latest session featured performances from Volts, Salad Boys, and Soulsystem. The aim of these events is to create global exposure for Christchurch music. The show was all captured live by our local production team and the end result is 6 stunning song performances.

You can view all the videos on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/chartnz/

Electric Avenue Music Festival returns to Hagley Park for a third epic installment on Saturday 25th February 2017. This year will see the introduction of the CHART local stage. Early Bird tickets are available Wednesday 23rd November from Dash Tickets.