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The Dix Gaiety Company continues its programme of refined vaudeville at The Alhambra Theatre, Otago, New Zealand.
Pollard's Opera Company presents the musical comedy The Messenger Boy
at The Theatre Royal, Christchurch, New Zealand, Oceania
The "Popular London Society Entertainer" Clifford Walker is performing his Humourous Musical Sketches in the Choral Hall, Auckland, New Zealand, Oceania
His Majesty's Theatre
in Dunedin, New Zealand, Oceania
, features a performance of the musical comedy A Runaway Girl.
The Grand Opening Night of
A musical variety show starring The Fullers is playing at The Alhambra Theatre, Dunedin, New Zealand, Oceania
Sheet music for The Countess Waltz, composed by Clarice Brabazon, is presented free with today's edition of The New Zealand Graphic nowspaper in New Zealand.
Chris Knox is born in New Zealand. He will find success as a rock and roll musician during the mid-70s punk rock era with his bands The Enemy and Toy Love.
Mark John Hough is born in Harold Wood, Essex, England, UK, Europe. After moving to New Zealand, Oceania
, he will find success as Buster Stiggs
, drummer with Suburban Reptiles, The Swingers and (briefly) Models.
, said to be New Zealand's greatest-ever prison escaper, makes the first of his daring escapes by scaling the 10m high wall of New Plymouth Prison. He will remain at liberty for 65 days, during which he will capture the attention of the New Zealand public when newspapers report several hair-raising escapes from the officers tasked with his capture. The Howard Morrison Quartet
will be inspired by Wilder's exploits to write their controversial hit song The Wild(er) New Zealand Boy, a parody of the folk song The Wild Colonial Boy. Despite being banned by New Zealand's state owned broadcasters, The Wild(er) New Zealand Boy will go immediately to No1 in the charts and remain on top for ten weeks.
is born in Liverpool, England, UK, Europe. He will find worldwide fame in 1994 when he joins Crowded House
as their drummer.
is born in Auckland, New Zealand. He will find fame as leader of OMC
, best-remembered for its worldwide 1996 hit How Bizarre
is awarded a gold disc in New Zealand, Oceania
, for for his album Jump Up.
, Crowded House
, Extreme, Lou Reed
, Luka Bloom, The Red Hot Chili Peppers
, The Scabs, The Smashing Pumpkins
and Urban Dance Squad play at Rock Werchter Festival, Werchter, Belgium, Europe.
of Crowded House
throws his brother Tim out of the band during their first gig at King Tut's Wah Wah Hut in Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Savage and Soulja Boy Tell'em reach No1 in the Singles Chart in New Zealand, Ocania, with Swing.
Former Split Enz/Crowded House
drummer Paul Hester is found dead in Elsternwick Park, near his home in Melbourne, Australia, Oceania
, having hung himself from a tree.
The Finn Brothers
play the last of three nights at The Royal Albert Hall
, London, UK, before flying back to Australia, Oceania
, to attend the funeral of their former drummer Paul Hester.
releases her fifth studio album, Flesh Tone
, in the USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
releases his debut single, The A Team
, with a video which cost £20 to make. It will debut at No.3 in the UK singles chart and make the Top 10 in Australia, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Luxembourg, New Zealand, Norway and The Netherlands.
releases his seventh studio album, Looking 4 Myself
in Australia, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Ireland, Holland, New Zealand and Norway.
plays at The Roseland Ballroom, New York City, USA. on March 10, 2014.
Phil Rudd, drummer of AC/DC
, is arrested by police in New Zealand
, following a raid at his home in Tauraunga. He is taken into custody on suspicion of attempting to procure murder, threatening to kill and possession of methamphetamine and cannabis.
best-known as vocalist in the New Zealand bands Hello Sailor and The Legionnaires, dies aged 63
, in a rehabilitation centre in Auckland, following a heart attack which caused his band to cancel a re-union tour.
When Phil Rudd, drummer of AC/DC
fails to arrive on time in court in Tauranga, New Zealand to face charges of threatening to kill and possession of drugs, an arrest warrant is issued
. He arrives shortly after and the warrant
On his ÷ Tour
, Ed Sheeran
plays the first of three days at Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin, New Zealand, Oceania
, supported by Six60 and Mitch James.
The IFPI ( International Federation of the Phonographic Industry - www.ifpi.org/about.php) publishes the results of a music consumption survey showing that, on average, individuals enjoy music for 17.8 hours per week, with the car being the most popular listening location. The survey also reveals that 86% of music listeners do so through on-demand streaming. Young music consumers are the most engaged streamers, with 57% of 16-24 year olds using a paid audio streaming service. Consumers engage with their local music genres - listening to local music genres (e.g. 66% of consumers in Japan listen to J-Pop, 69% of consumers in France listen to Variété Française and, in Brazil, 55% listen to música popular Brasileira.) Nearly half of all time spent listening to on-demand music is on YouTube. More than one-third (38%) of consumers obtain music through infringing methods – with stream ripping the dominant method (32% of consumers).
On their World Tour 2019 The Eagles
play at Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin, New Zealand, Oceania