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A Grand Concert And Dance is held in Fordell Hall, Wanganui, New Zealand, Oceania. The event features a Highland Band, St. Paul's Choir and several solo singers, accompanied by Messrs. Manning and Brinkley.
The Woolston Band, under Lieutenant Siddall, plays in The Rotunda, Victoria Square, Christchurch, New Zealand.
Maui Dalvanius Prime is born in Patea, New Zealand. He will become a musical institution in New Zealand, playing a large part in the revitalisation of Maori music in the late 20th Century.
At The Town Hall Concert Chamber, Auckland, New Zealand, pianist Crombie Murdoch, singer Mavis Rivers and saxophonist Julian Lee play in the first jazz concert ever staged in the city.
Stephen H. Gregg, guitarist of UK 80s band The Parachute Men, is born in Bishop Auckland, New Zealand.
Johnny Preston begins a tour of Australia, Oceania, which will include shows in Melbourne and Perth, as well as Auckland, New Zealand.
Roy Orbison, The Beach Boys, The Surfaris, Paul And Paula and The Joy Boys play in The Town Hall, Wellington, New Zealand.
Roy Orbison, The Beach Boys, The Surfaris, Paul And Paula and The Joy Boys play in The Founders Hall, Hamilton, New Zealand.
The Beatles play at The Town Hall, Dunedin, New Zealand.
During a world tour, The Beatles fly from New Zealand to Brisbane, Australia.
Jacqueline Daltrey, wife of The Who's singer Roger Daltrey, sues for divorce. On the other side of the world, The Who, The Small Faces and Paul Jones, play at The Town Hall, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania.
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The Who and The Small Faces perform at Wellington Town Hall, Wellington, New Zealand, Oceania. Following the show, a birthday party is thrown for Small Faces' singer Steve Marriott. During the party, Marriott's new record player is thrown out of the hotel room window by The Who's drummer Keith Moon.
During a tour of Australia and New Zealand, The Who, The Small Faces and Paul Jones fly from Wellington to Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania.
Pauly Fuemana is born in Auckland, New Zealand. He will find fame as leader of OMC, best-remembered for its worldwide 1996 hit How Bizarre.
Bob Dylan releases his first boxed set, Masterpieces, a career-spanning 3-LP set, in Japan, Australia and New Zealand.
Bob Dylan releases a new single, Heart Of Mine/Let It Be Me, on CBS Records in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Spain, Italy and The Netherlands.
Cold Chisel set off on a seven-date tour of New Zealand, Oceania.
80,000 fans attend a David Bowie gig in Auckland, New Zealand, making it the largest single concert ever held in the Southern Hemisphere.
New Zealand band The Drongos record an entire album, Small Miracles, live on the sidewalks of Manhattan, New York City, USA. It goes on to achieve Top 5 status in the US College Radio Charts.
Crowded House score their first appearance on the Billboard Top 40 US singles chart when Don't Dream It's Over enters at No38.
Deborah Harry (aka Blondie) plays the second of two nights at The Powerstation, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania.
TV show MTV Unplugged in the USA features live acoustic performances by Crowded House and Tim Finn.
On the HIStory World Tour, Michael Jackson plays the first of two nights at the Ericsson Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania, to an audience of 43,000.
Neil Finn of Crowded House fame begins a week of solo shows at the St James Theatre, Auckland, New Zealand. During the week he is joined on stage by guests including his brother, Tim Finn, plus Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam, Lisa Germano, Ed O'Brien and Phil Selway of Radiohead, Johnny Marr of The Smiths and Sebastian Steinberg of Soul Coughing.
Gwen Stefani releases Hollaback Girl, the third single from her LP Love. Angel. Music. Baby., in Australia and New Zealand, Oceania.
Mark Knopfler plays at the Bowl Of Brooklands, New Plymouth, New Zealand, Oceania.
The third and final day of Guilfest at Stoke Park, Guildford, England, UK, features Status Quo, Daniel Bedingfield, Lulu, The Zombies, Marillion, Hayseed Dixie and more.
The Finn Brothers and Mercury Rev play at The Burswood Theatre, Burswood, Perth, Western Australia, Oceania.
Method Man and Redman play at Supertop, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania.
Hundreds of bands play gigs all over the world in remembrance of beloved UK radio deejay John Peel, who died just under a year ago. Three hundred concerts are played in the UK, New Zealand, Italy and Canada.
The film I'm Not There, directed by Todd Haynes, goes on general release in New Zealand, Oceania. In the film, which claims to be 'Inspired by the music and the many lives of Bob Dylan', six different actors depict separate facets of Dylan's life and public persona. Dylan himself does not appear.
Musician Chris Knox is admitted to hospital in Auckland, New Zealand, suffering from a stroke. Knox came to prominence as a rock and roll musician during the mid-70s punk rock era with his bands The Enemy and Toy Love.
On their This Is Us tour The Backstreet Boys play at The Vector Arena, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania.
Crowded House play the second of three nights at Hammersmith HMV Apollo, London, England, UK.
Moves Like Jagger by Maroon 5 is released in Australia and New Zealand and in the European territories of Denmark, France, Holland and Sweden.
Beirut play at The State Opera House, Wellington, New Zealand.
Carrie Underwood releases her fourth studio album, Blown Away, in Australia and New Zealand.
Little Mix release their second album, Salute, in Australia and New Zealand.
Ellie Goulding, Lorde and Katy Perry are among the guests attending the Universal Brits' After Party At Soho House Pop-Up, London, UK.
On his High Hopes Tour, Bruce Springsteen plays at Mount Smart Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand, Ocerania.
On their AM Tour, Arctic Monkeys play at The Vector Arena, Auckland, New Zealand.
Dean Wareham plays at Gebaude 9, Cologne, Germany, Europe.
Bryan Adams releases a new album, Tracks Of My Years, worldwide on Verve Records.
Run The Jewels play at The Town Hall, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania.
Nick Harris releases his second solo album, The Tall Trees, on Shifted Fiction records in the UK.
Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga, Gwen Stefani and Lorde are among the stars attending the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Graydon Carter at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On their The End World Tour, Black Sabbath play at Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin, New Zealand, Oceania.
On her Revival tour, Selena Gomez plays at Vector Arena, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania.
On his Purpose tour, Justin Bieber plays at Mount Smart Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania.
Adele plays the first of three nights at Mount Smart Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania.