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.

That Bloody Woman
Saturday 5 May 2018 - Sunday 3 June 2018
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
Beyond the Barricade
Tuesday 22 May 2018
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
Operatunity Presents: Shake, Rattle & Roll
Wednesday 4 July 2018
The 50’s and 60’s introduced a liberating new beat, a more enveloping style of music, a greater zest for life and a more contagious invitation to dance than ever before. It gave us some of the greatest artists of all...
Venue:
Lifechurch, Palmerston North
Operatunity: The Golden Era of Musicals
Wednesday 22 August 2018
Many of us grew up with musicals featuring the singing greats like Jeanette McDonald, Nelson Eddy, Judy Garland and Dame Julie Andrews. Featured both as stage musicals and endearing movies this era of music theatre ...
Venue:
Lifechurch, Palmerston North
Operatunity Presents: Tennessee Waltz
Wednesday 3 October 2018
In a concert where pop meets traditional country we feature award winning songs from artists like Doris Day, John Denver, Connie Francis, Kenny Rodgers and Dolly Parton. We have a stellar cast which includes Karl ...
Venue:
Lifechurch, Palmerston North
Operatunity Presents: Divas & Divos
Wednesday 7 November 2018
In a concert with a similar format to our acclaimed Mario Lanza show in 2016, we look into the lives and music of many of the world’s greatest singers of all time including Joan Sutherland, Maria Callas, Pavarotti, ...
Venue:
Lifechurch, Palmerston North
Operatunity: Cinderella - A Christmas Pantomime
Wednesday 12 December 2018
We bring you our famous Christmas pantomime with a new twist on Cinderella! The world of theatre has always had a tradition of presenting a madcap, nonsense style pantomime at Christmas to escape the stress and rigours ...
Venue:
Lifechurch, Palmerston North