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.

Will Martin - From West End to Broadway Revisited
Saturday 24 February
The Voice of The Music: Acclaimed recording artist and live entertainer Will Martin is a born and raised "Kiwi", currently working all over the globe. He has achieved phenomenal success in his home country of New ...
Venue:
Palmerston North Intermediate Normal School, Palmerston North
Summer Social 2018
Sunday 25 February
The grand finale of Summer Social 2018 will take place in the beautiful Massey Oval. Featuring: - Eb & Sparrow - http://www.ebandsparrow.co.nz - Fruit Juice Parade - https://www.facebook.com/fruitjuiceparade - Sam ...
Venue:
Massey University - Manawatū Campus, Palmerston North
Michael Jackson HIStory Show
Friday 2 March
A musical tribute and live concert experience that journeys through Michael Jackson’s vast and incredible catalogue of work including his beginnings as a member of the Jackson 5, his groundbreaking theatrics in the 80s...
Venue:
Regent on Broadway, Palmerston North
Carb On Carb Single Release Tour
Friday 2 March
True road dogs, Auckland’s carb on carb have been touring internationally for a couple of years following the release of their debut album. 2018 will see the band release their sophomore album, and play a heck of a...
Venue:
The Stomach, Palmerston North
Dub Cymatics NZ Tour
Sunday 4 March
What isn't possible, when two multi-instrumental, one-man-bands combine? Brunswick Space Agency presents, for the first time in New Zealand, Dub Cymatics, fresh out of the Australasian melting pot and built upon ...
Venue:
The Dark Room, Palmerston North
Los Phoenix - The Rose Road Tour
Saturday 10 March
Los Phoenix will be performing a collection of hits from his debut album 'Wind Chimes & Late Nights' + more. Connect with Los. Connect with Los Phoenix on: Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/losphoenix/ ...
Venue:
Shed 23, Palmerston North
Anything Goes
Thursday 15 March - Saturday 24 March
Cole Porter's magic is brought to the Manawatu by some of the best young adult performers in the region. The PNBHS/PNGHS Senior Production Company has a well-established national reputation for delivering high ...
Venue:
Speirs Centre, Palmerston North Boys High, Palmerston North
The Karl Austin Experience
Saturday 17 March - Sunday 18 March
Playing all throughout the day on our beautiful Extravaganza Fair Stage. Perhaps you have heard of Karl through word of mouth? Or you may support local Taranaki Music, have followed The Extravaganza or attended one of...
Venue:
Railway Reserve, Palmerston North
Operatunity Presents: Rat Pack Returns!
Wednesday 21 March
We first presented our Rat Pack show two years ago, and so popular it was with first rate singers and our super band, we are delighted to announce its return. Three talented young singers led by crowd pleaser ...
Venue:
Lifechurch, Palmerston North
The Frank Burkitt Band Raconteur Tour
Friday 6 April
Creating a truly genre spanning album influenced by jazz, blues, folk, swing and all things American Roots, The Frank Burkitt Band is releasing their brand new album Raconteur on March 9th 2018. And in celebration, ...
Venue:
Globe Theatre, Palmerston North
Grease
Friday 6 April - Saturday 14 April
Proudly presented by Regent on Broadway Promotions and Manawatu Theatre Society. Grease is the original High-School musical, featuring all the unforgettable songs from the hit movie including 'You're The One That I ...
Venue:
Regent on Broadway, Palmerston North
Operatunity: Because You Asked for It!
Wednesday 18 April
We invite you to design this concert with us by requesting your favourite tune or the one you most want to hear in Because You Asked For It! It can be anything you like, so we envisage the show will be a mix of ...
Venue:
Lifechurch, Palmerston North
Foster & Allen - Golden Years
Sunday 22 April
Legendary Irish folk music due Foster & Allen are number one stars across the globe, having 30 new-release charting albums over a 40-year career, the only act in the world to do so. This legendary Irish folk music ...
Venue:
Regent on Broadway, Palmerston North
The Adele and Amy Songbook
Thursday 3 May
Direct from Melbourne! The Adele and Amy Songbook - one show only. Only x 200 tickets available... this will sell out! Plus very special guest - Carson Taare. Early bird $39.50 till Feb 28th/$45.00 G/A. ...
Venue:
The Globe Palmerston North, Palmerston North
That Bloody Woman
Saturday 5 May - Sunday 3 June
New Zealand’s favourite daughter, suffragist, activist and cyclist Kate Sheppard is transformed from the face on the $10 note into a feminist rebrand, raising hell and rocking out. Armed with a mic and leading the ...
Venue:
Centrepoint Theatre, Palmerston North
Darren Watson - Too Many Millionaires LP Release NZ Tour
Thursday 10 May
Veteran bluesman Darren Watson (Chicago Smoke Shop, Midge Marsden Band, Planet Key) is proud to announce the release of Too Many Millionaires, his first all acoustic album, on May Day - Tuesday 1 May, 2018. Watson is ...
Venue:
The Globe Palmerston North, Palmerston North
Manawatu Concert Band
Saturday 19 May
The programme will include: - Mars (from the Planets) - Puttin' on the Ritz - Spongebob Squarepants - Irish Party in Third Class (from Titanic) - Suite from Home Alone - Hymn To The Fallen - Bells Of Fire - ...
Venue:
Speirs Centre, Palmerston North Boys High, Palmerston North
Beyond the Barricade
Tuesday 22 May
Enjoy the best-loved songs from the world's greatest West End and Broadway musicals in a glittering Concert. Starring past principal performers from Les Miserables in the West End and on tour, the blockbusting ...
Venue:
Regent on Broadway, Palmerston North
The Ten Tenors
Saturday 26 May
Presale: 16 February 2018 General sale: 23 February 2018 The Ten Tenors are undoubtedly one of Australia’s greatest entertainment success stories, with more than 90 million people worldwide witnessing their ...
Venue:
Regent on Broadway, Palmerston North
Night of Stars
Saturday 16 June
Direct from a dazzling US tour including New York's prestigious Carnegie Hall and the Lincoln Centre, Danny and the Divas return to where it all began. Daniel Rodriguez, Marla Kavanaugh, Marissa Dikkenberg and Kathi ...
Venue:
Regent on Broadway, Palmerston North