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FRIDAY JULY 1: NEWS. UPDATES. MORE NEWS

BROODS WELLINGTON GIG SOLD OUT!

No need to elaborate on just how hot Broods are right now! Rave reviews for their second album 'Conscious' just keep on coming. Quite frankly, you'd be silly not to have already snapped up tickets to one of their New Zealand shows. In fact you're too late in Wellington - the July 17 show at Shed 6 is sold out. But there are still tickets for July 14 in Christchurch, July 15 in Auckland and July 18 in Dunedin.  Ticketmaster and Ticketek

 


LET'S GET WEIRD TOGETHER

The wonderfully talented supergroup Weird Together is back! On July 8, the collective, led by the mighty Nick D, is transforming the Mahatma Gandhi Centre on Auckland’s New North Road into a multi-room explosion of sights, sounds, art and culture from all corners of the globe. Word to the wise - tickets are selling fast and if you snooze, you'll lose! Ticketmaster

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bay dreams: winter warm-up

Bay Dreams is one of the new kids on the block when it comes to festivals but it packed some punch when it launched at Mount Maunganui in January this year. Now, organisers are promising an even bigger and better event on January 2, 2017.  Watch this space for upcoming line-up announcements! In the meantime, here’s some news to brighten up these dreary, wintry days – the Bay Dreams: Winter Warm-up on July 15 at the Studio in Auckland. P-Money, State of Mind, Spenda C, Sikdope and the Gentlemen’s Club are all on the bill. Tickets at the Ticket Fairy


RECENTLY ANNOUNCED: YUNG LEAN RETURNS

So good was Yung Lean's performance at the 2015 R&V festival, fans created a social media campaign to bring him back to New Zealand. And their call has been answered. The Swedish rap sensation is returning for a one-off gig at the Studio in Auckland on September 28. Those with their fingers on hip-hop's beating pulse will tell you this is one show you really should see. Tickets at Non Stop Tix


AND IN OTHER NEWS...

The Kiwi love affair with Geordie Shore knows no bounds. So imagine the country's collective excitement when MTV announced earlier this week that they're airing a three-part special Geordie Shore: Why Aye Love You. We won't give too much away, but it'll be an exhilarating ride down memory lane, recounting some shocking 'Shag Pad' antics and we're told the show's top shagger will be revealed. It starts on July 13 at 9:30pm. Howay! Set your Sky decoders stat on MTV - SKY Channel 015.