Music & Concerts

With a host of free and affordable music events for all ages, Palmerston North City and Manawatu is alive with an eclectic mix of sound all-year round, from soul reaching jazz sessions and classical repertoires to funky up and coming musos showcasing the latest sounds.

Dancing With Dogs
Friday 20 October
Some of New Zealand's top dog handlers competing for national honours! Tickets available from the Feilding & District Information Centre - The Railway Station, 61 Aorangi Street, Feilding. Phone - 06 323 3318.
Venue:
Manfeild, Feilding, Feilding and District
The Nukes III Album Release Show
Saturday 21 October
The Nukes ‘Where ukulele will never be the same’ The Nukes from West Auckland are far more than a ukulele band. Part vaudeville, part rat-pack, part musical car crash, this talented trio deliver an engaging mix of...
Venue:
Hokowhitu Bowling Club, Palmerston North
Milson School PTA - Quiz Night
Saturday 28 October
We're raising funds to replace our school pool roof! So gather your team together (max 6 people), come dressed up to win the best dressed award. There will be plenty of spot prizes and raffles on the night. ...
Venue:
Palmerston North Golf Club, Palmerston North
An Evening of Musical Delight
Saturday 28 October
Come along and enjoy an evening of musical delight hosted by the Manawatu Overtones Women's Barbershop Chorus. Performing guest artists include: The Manawatunes Men's Barbershop Chorus, The Manawatu Scottish ...
Venue:
Speirs Centre, Palmerston North Boys High, Palmerston North
Open Mic
Sunday 29 October - Sunday 26 November
Open mic for all ages in a great setting. Guitars and back line - PA provided at 106 Fergusson Street Feilding home of the Urban Dance Movement. Music and dance if you play music or like to perform dance bring your ...
Venue:
Urban Movement, Feilding, Feilding and District
Tunes Under the Tower
Sunday 29 October - Sunday 26 November
Last Sunday of every month with free entry. Hosted by a team of Tui Brewery girls, kick back and listen to live local music in the Tui HQ garden bar. Kitchen and Tap Room open. Tours run daily at 11:30am and 2:30pm.
Venue:
Tui Headquarters, Mangatainoka, Tararua
Graeme James - Wish You Well Tour
Thursday 2 November
Wellington artist Graeme James is back with his raucous, foot-stomping new single Wish You Well. A timely tune about saying farewell to a friend off to travel the world, Wish You Well has become a very personal and ...
Venue:
Feilding Little Theatre Players, Feilding, Feilding and District
Richie & Rosie
Thursday 2 November
From Ithaca, NY in the United States, banjo player Richie Stearns (The Horse Flies, Donna the Buffalo) and fiddler Rosie Newton (The Duhks) are a really mesmerizing duo, playing mostly old-time/Appalachian styled ...
Venue:
Hokowhitu Bowling Club, Palmerston North
Firebird in Chicago
Saturday 4 November
Another wonderful night of music awaits you. A dash of pop, a sprinkling of classical, a taste of movie greats and a good dose of big band swing will make for a great night. Please join the Manawatu Concert band ...
Venue:
Speirs Centre, Palmerston North Boys High, Palmerston North
Turbostill and The Gorge
Saturday 4 November
Turbostill and The Gorge of Palmerston North will be performing at The Looking Glass Lounge. Free entry. First band on at 8pm, All over about 10pm.
Venue:
Looking Glass Lounge, Palmerston North
An Evening With Diane Ponzio & Music Planet Palmerston
Wednesday 8 November
Spend an evening with Diane Ponzio. Born and raised in New York City, Diane Ponzio is a drama graduate of the famed High School of Performing Arts, and holds a BA in Mathematics from Brooklyn College. The angst of ...
Venue:
Music Planet Palmerston North, Palmerston North
Worship Music Through The Ages: CANCELLED
Friday 10 November
The Hub Church Feilding presents Worship Music Through The Ages - From Psalms to Synthesisers. Join us on a journey through some of the best known worship songs from around the world and right here in New Zealand. ...
Venue:
Feilding Civic Centre, Feilding, Feilding and District
Isla Grant In Concert
Friday 10 November
Following her 2015 triumphant sell-out performances, Scotland's legendary singer-songwriter Isla Grant returns to New Zealand with exciting new songs - plus her extensive repertoire of most loved music. As an ...
Venue:
Regent on Broadway, Palmerston North
An Afternoon of Music and Magic
Saturday 11 November
The Manawatunes Chorus, (silver medal Small Chorus winners at the 2015 NZ Barbershop Convention), join with Magicians from the Palmerston North Magic Circle to provide an afternoon of Music and Magic. Come and enjoy ...
Venue:
Globe Theatre, Palmerston North
Dublin's Irish Tenors and The Celtic Ladies
Friday 17 November
Two of Ireland’s best-loved groups Dublin's Irish Tenors and The Celtic Ladies combine to present one beautiful concert tour of New Zealand this November. Moving tirelessly from opera to pop, jazz to classical, each...
Venue:
Regent on Broadway, Palmerston North
Bullfrog Rata & The Troublemakers - Firing Up the Fergie
Friday 17 November
Back on Ferguson Street, Bullfrog Rata & The Troublemakers are on the prowl! Straight from the heart, their no nonsense delivery creates major mojo with the crowd. You can move and groove or just get captivated by the ...
Venue:
Murrays Irish Public House, Feilding, Feilding and District
Operatunity Presents: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Wednesday 22 November
Music conjures up both the magic and the madness of the Christmas season as we end our year singing all those wonderful Christmas songs.
Venue:
Life Church, Palmerston North
Dominic Tourettes Hoey and Skyscraper Stan
Friday 24 November
Poet and novelist Dominic “Tourettes” Hoey is hitting the road this November to promote his bestselling novel “Iceland”. Joining him will be Australian based singer songwriter “Skyscraper” Stanley Woodhouse....
Venue:
Looking Glass Lounge, Palmerston North
Saturday Night Fever - The Musical
Saturday 25 November
The greatest dancefloor musical of all time, Saturday Night Fever, will tour arenas and theatres in New Zealand this November and December. Today's announcement coincides with the 40th anniversary of the release of ...
Venue:
Regent on Broadway, Palmerston North
V8 Sunday - Cars, Music, Girls and Beer
Sunday 26 November
The perfect excuse for a Sunday Drive. Live music. Tui girls. Prizes for best car over 1970 and best car under 1970.
Venue:
Tui Brewery, Mangatainoka, Tararua