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.

Palmerston North Folk Music Club
Friday 27 April - Friday 25 May
Who: Anyone interested in playing, singing, or listening to folk music. How much: $5 non-members, $3 members (extra on concert nights). Includes supper. Why: Because it's fun! The Palmerston North Folk Music club ...
Venue:
Theosophical Society Hall, Palmerston North
Eb and Sparrow - Seeing Things Album Tour
Saturday 28 April
Vinyl, CD, merch available at the show! *Support acts to be announced. “...Ebony Lamb’s standing as one of the country’s coolest, most sultry voices.” - The Listener Watch the latest single here - ...
Venue:
Joseph Street Kitchen, Palmerston North
Eb and Sparrow - Seeing Things Album Tour
Saturday 28 April
Kimbolton Sculpture Festival is proud to host Eb & Sparrow as the headline act as part of their big day. Playing at 2pm, with the festival running 7am-7pm and including an array of wonderful activities. Festival info...
Venue:
Kimbolton Domain, Kimbolton, Feilding and District
Pencarrow with Mirror Stage & GeO Citiez
Saturday 28 April
Pencarrow: Dawn Simulation Tour with Mirror Stage and GeO Citiez We are super excited to be bringing the Dawn Simulation Tour to Palmerston North! Join us at The Stomach as we bring to life some of our favourite ...
Venue:
The Stomach, Palmerston North
Feilding Music Society Monthly Concert
Wednesday 2 May
Feilding Music Society monthly concert. Performed by members of the Musical Society and guests.
Venue:
Feilding Little Theatre Players, Feilding, Feilding and District
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
Wilde Taylor
Friday 4 May
Wilde Taylor is an Auckland acoustic duo which performs its own exciting brand of original and non-original ‘Americana’ music. Jesse Wilde: Born in Auckland, Jesse has been a professional musician for over 20 ...
Venue:
Theosophical Society Hall, Palmerston North
Bill Hickman
Saturday 5 May
Acoustic roots with guts, gravel and smoke. If the smokier, darker edge of alt-country is where you like to dwell, if Steve Earle or Ryan Adams feature heavily on your favourite playlist then it’s time to meet Bill ...
Venue:
Hokowhitu Bowling Club, 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
Huge news! Spend $60 or more on tickets before May 1 and you will get a CD copy of Darren Watson's new album Too Many Millionaires when you come to the show. New Zealand’s most exciting and original ...
Venue:
The Globe Palmerston North, Palmerston North
Carb On Carb Album Release Party
Friday 11 May
Papaiti presents Hui Taurima a Papaiti #1 a.k.a. Carb on Carb’s album release parties! carb on carb, Auckland’s emotive-punk tour-dog duo, have an album on the way. It’s called For Ages and its out May 4th. ...
Venue:
Snails: Artist Run Space, Palmerston North
Manawatu Concert Band Live & SpontaneoUS (Theatresports)
Saturday 12 May
Special Guests - SpontaneoUS 2017 National Theatresports Champions SpontaneoUS are in their fifth year of providing fast and furious comedy to the Manawatu. One of our most senior members Alan Dingley is joined by two ...
Venue:
Speirs Centre, Palmerston North Boys High, Palmerston North
Boyzlife
Saturday 12 May
Brian McFadden from Westlife & Keith Duffy from Boyzone. Playing the hits of Boyzone and Westlife. Lead vocalists from two of the world’s best-loved boy bands, Boyzone & Westlife, combine for one amazing concert ...
Venue:
Regent on Broadway, Palmerston North
Rotafest18 – Family Concert & Festival of Rotary
Saturday 12 May
Rodger Fox Big Band and lead vocalist for Dragon, Mark Williams live on stage from Noon; as well as some of the NZ outstanding school jazz bands. Bring the family & find out more about Rotary International and how you...
Venue:
The Square, Palmerston North
Among the Stars - Outdoor Quiz Night
Monday 14 May
Brush up on your celeb know-how, binge out on Netflix, and get your squad together. This outdoor quiz night will put your music and movie knowledge to the test out under the Palmy night sky. We're taking teams of ...
Venue:
The Square, Palmerston North
Little Shop of Horrors
Thursday 17 May - Saturday 2 June
‘Little Shop of Horrors’ is a delectable sci-fi horror musical with an electrifying 1960s pop/rock score by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman. Seymour Krelborn is a meek and dejected assistant at a floral shop who ...
Venue:
Wallace Development Company Theatre, Palmerston North
James Lissette Presents Random
Thursday 17 May
James Lissette presents Random, a modular bleeps. Journey into the world of gates, clocks, filters and devices. Free form modular synth work out with spoken word cut ups.
Venue:
Palmerston North Central Library, Palmerston North
Celtic Inn Targe - Colin Craig Claidheamh Mòr
Saturday 19 May
Join us on Saturday 19 May for an annual exhibition of fine musicianship from New Zealand’s best. The Celtic Inn Targe and Colin Craig Claidheamh Mòr (“Claymore”) competitions are set to again showcase local ...
Venue:
The Celtic Inn, 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