May
4
to May 5

MUZIC.NET.NZ - 20 Years

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Music is everywhere; it’s a universal language that exists in every country in the world. It is all around us, enduring the test of time. Musicians are a gift to this world; their music speaks to us in a way that words cannot.

For 20 years, Muzic.net.nz has provided an incredible platform, supporting NZ bands and musicians and promoting their music. That’s two phenomenal decades of helping NZ bands and musicians gain comprehensive exposure for their music.

On the 4th of May 2019 we will celebrate this truly exceptional milestone.

Featuring some of the finest Rock bands NZ currently has; Written By Wolves, Skinny Hobos, Dead Favours, Coridian and Rebel Sound Radio; this outstanding line-up is sure to impress and tantalise all of your senses.

Furthermore, all proceeds from this show will be donated to the inspiring people at The Crescendo Trust Of Aotearoa; they help support our young people by providing mentoring and meaningful learning experiences, while giving them the opportunities they need to succeed.

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May
10
to May 11

BREAKING BEATS

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Auckland.. For the first time ever the Breaking Beats showcase is going on tour!
Expect a huge night of Drum & Bass featuring some of NZs Top DJs and MCs

• The Acts •

- Yanik
- Mozaik
- Tenpin
- Submerge
- Zero Crumbs
- Timmy Porter

Special Guests

Benny Boy
Worthy
Elisara

We’ve selected a few local legends from each city to join us and our plan is to give you all a taste of what goes down in Welly...
Mad love to everyone across NZ getting involved and showing their support for Breaking Beats.

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May
30
to May 31

Armandinho (Brazil)

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Mucho Aroha Music proudly presents: Armandinho (Brazi)

Armandinho is a popular Brazilian singer and song-writer. He is recognised as one of the most notorious brazilian reggae artist of all time. His music is an amazing mix of brazilian music and reggae.

Armandinho is very well known in many other countries and always sell out concerts in Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay and Portugal. He has toured in USA many times. It's his first Australian Tour.

In 2004, The Album Casinha included the song "Desenho de Deus”. His biggest hit. Many of his surfing music songs became hits. "Balanço da Rede", "Ursinho de Dormir", "O Justiceiro", "Sexo na Caranga", "Toca uma Reguera Aí", "Semente", "Paulinha" e "A Filha”

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Apr
24
to Apr 25

Coastal Promotions Presents: Turno

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Coastal Promotions is thrilled to announce our biggest international artist show to date, Coastal Promotions Presents: Turno (Auckland).

That’s right, Coastal Promotions in association with Chemistry Touring are bringing over one of the most sought after acts in the Drum and Bass scene. The man, the myth and the legend, Turno!!! Highly regarded as the most captivating act in Drum and Bass right now, Turno’s following has exploded in recent years. Known for his consistent collaborations with AMC and heart-stopping baselines, it has been a long time coming for Turno to grace us with his prescience in New Zealand. But as the saying goes, the time is now! Having recently sold out his “Time is Now -The Tour” across multiple stops in the UK, he will truly be bringing the heat as he takes this tour to Australia and New Zealand for the very first time.

Being the first leg outside of Australia, this will be his debut New Zealand performance! What better way to celebrate Anzac Day Eve than with one of the lords of Jump Up for his first time in our country. On support duties we have Coastal Promotions own Elisara & Shortball with local Auckland legend Ruces. All these acts have supported artists of similar calibre such as DC Breaks, Annix and Drumsound & Bassline Smith.

NOTE PLEASE: Alcohol will not be served past Midnight (12.00 am) and early closing of 1.00 am due to licensing laws on Anzac Day

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Apr
13
to Apr 14

LIQUID LOWDOWN PRESENTS KRAKATOA

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The Liquid Lowdown proudly presents krakota, (Hospital Records) Tokyo Prose, Chiccoreli, Skelta, Mittz & Merks. Hosted by Jay Double

KRAKOTA (Hospital Records)

As one of the new breed of producers making waves from the coast, it’s fair to say Bournemouth based Sebastian Inwood, aka Krakota, has made a strong and steady incline during his drum & bass career to date. A career started aged 15 when, like many teenagers, he was drawn to DJ’ing after initially finding his musical feet playing the drums and piano. It was in 2006 when the music making bug first grabbed a hold of Seb, leading to nights spent holed up in his home studio learning the basics and honing his skills.

Fast forward to 2016 and he signed exclusively to one of the biggest D&B labels around in Hospital Records and released his debut album 'Strange System' to much acclaim. With follow up projects already under way and a DJ diary packed with shows across the continent, you can be sure there will be no way of escaping Krakota’s bass heavy, break laden productions any time soon.

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Apr
12
to Apr 13

THE NEXTMEN (UK)

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Friends & Whānau in association with Rudi's Beer present...

THE NEXTMEN (UK)

UK powerhouse DJ duo "The Nextmen" return to Aotearoa for a short but sweet (as) tour!

Brad Baloo & Dom Search have been on top of the international DJ game since the pair first joined forces in the mid 90's. Since then they have gone on to produce essential listening for both DJ's and fans alike. As producers of multiple Nextmen records & remixers of some of the Worlds greatest artists including Public Enemy, Groove Armada and Wilkinson this is one not to miss!

Their latest album "Pound For Pound"with Gentleman’s Dub Club also includes collaborations with New Zealand's very own P Digsss (Shapshifter) and Joe Dukie (Fat Freddy’s Drop) and can be checked out below:

Pound for Pound:

https://soundcloud.com/the-nextmen/sets/pound-for-pound-4

Pound for Pound: (Dub Versions)

https://soundcloud.com/the-nextmen/sets/pound-for-pound-6

www.thenextmen.com

Thanks to Jumping Goat!

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Mar
30
to Mar 31

UXL EP RELEASE PARTY ( WITH IJEBU PLEASURE CLUB AND MORE GUESTS!)

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UXL’s 2019 EP ‘The Migrant Mind’ drops in March, and a stunning lineup of some of Auckland’s finest afrocentric artists and DJs are descending on Neck of the Woods on Saturday 30th to celebrate.

IJEBU PLEASURE CLUB
UNCHAINED XL
MO MUSE
BLACK SUNDAY
DJ TIDO
FUNKSTERISM

***LIMITED Early Bird's available for $10!***

UNCHAINED XL is a Nigerian Kiwi Hiphop artist and producer with a unique, afrocentric sound easily recognizable as his own. 2018 saw UXL’s reach expand globally, as he toured the UK with shows in London, Bristol, Sheffield, Leeds and Cardiff, performing alongside artists such as Mungos HiFi, Afro Cluster and Eva Lazarus. Drawing inspiration from artists such as Fela Kuti, Jidenna and M.anifest, UXL and his live band deliver a highly energetic, passionate performance that will leave you searching for more.

IJEBU PLEASURE CLUB takes you to Nigeria in 1987, where a small town Afrobeat band have just been told they need to play American top 40 hits to keep their nightclub gig. They don’t own any of the records, but they’re going to give it a try. Mashing up the music you remember (and some that’s best forgotten) with the Nigerian funk style of Fela Kuti, and about a dozen musicians, this band will surprise and delight, showing you that all pop music comes from mother-Africa.

MO MUSE is the “Everyman” of New Zealand Hip-Hop. Known for his conscious and relatable content, Muse delivers break-neck party anthems with his raw and energetic presence. Nevertheless, underneath the glitz is the heart of a young African individual with a dream and a pen. His undeniable level of self-awareness along with his willingness to be vulnerable with his listeners is what sets his music apart from his peers.

Supported by the powerful rhythms of Pan-African percussion group Black Sunday, plus DJ Tido and Funksterism spinning all the greatest afrofunk gems, this lineup is set to deliver the most electric, dance-worthy afrofunk and hiphop crossover Auckland city has seen yet.

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Mar
23
6:00 PM18:00

Hot Potato Band

https://www.facebook.com/events/258753211468219/

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Over the past 4 years, Hot Potato Band has seen an unprecedented evolution. Beginning their journey as roving street performers, the 10 piece band from Sydney, Australia have been twice around the the literal and figurative block. Like a muscle they have exercised their musicianship and showmanship which is the likely reason they leave lasting impressions on festivals and audiences.

Although difficult to describe their genre, HPB continues to compile their arsenal of songs inspired by Pop, Funk, Ska, Reggae and bound by the classic sounds of New Orleans brass bands.

The bands unique sound is built on the backs of three drummers and a sousaphone, along with an array of horns covering catchy chorus lines and providing a beautiful harmonic cloud for Ben (vocalist) to float above. They are a band never to shy from a good time.

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Mar
22
to Mar 23

THE BOOG

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The Boog this March is looking to bring the heat, with Wood's resident Boog DJs, MC and lyricist from killer Auckland-based hip-hop outfit, Team Dynamite, LUCKY LANCE and founder of UK boat party smashers Take it 2 the Bridge, The Uptown Boogie radio show host and NOTW stalwart DJ HUDGE.

S P E C I A L G U E S T S //
We are amped to welcome special guests Murry Sweetpants, host of Base FM's ‘Special Needs with Sweetpants‘ & Christoph El Truento - beat maker, producer and experimental sound artist extraordinaire!

Expect everything from the deepest archives of Funk classics, to forgotten Disco gems.

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The Boog is Neck of the Woods' very own in-house club night - a happy, hedonistic throwback to the late 70's and early 80's and the music hip hop was birthed out of - disco, funk and soul but most of all, boogie. Every month we bring together some of the best DJs and selectors from all over the music scene to set the dance floor on fire with their favourite boogie tunes.

The Boog is all about good vibes on the dance floor and a room full of swaying bodies with enough space for everyone, so go ahead and leave any bad buzz at the door.

Check out our full Safe & Sound policy before the gig.

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Mar
15
to Mar 16

YOOKIE

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AL-T Entertainment and Ravewear Present....

YOOKiE

In a scene that many consider to be oversaturated, YOOKiE stands out. Comprised of brothers Anthony and Chris Alfaro, YOOKiE is a young production duo that is currently based out of New York.

YOOKiE has solidified their presence within the music scene with their unconventional and highly imaginative originals, remixes and edits, which have landed them major support from artists and fans alike. With much to come, YOOKiE will continue to break through the boundaries of the music industry with their ever-experimental production style of high energy music.

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Mar
8
to Mar 9

Boo Seeka

https://www.facebook.com/events/526035777805865/

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After releasing their all-new single 'Rush', Boo Seeka are excited to be finishing their summer in New Zealand! The Australian duo have toured through Victoria, Queensland, New South Wales and South Australia, supporting the likes of Sticky Fingers, SAFIA, DMA’s, Jarryd James, Cherub(USA) and North East Party House.

Opening the night will be kiwi local Miloux, who has fast become a sought-after collaborator for Australasian producers, featuring on tracks from the likes of Chores, Benson and Terace and gaining a strong following in the electronic realm.

This will be a night to remember.

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Feb
27
to Feb 28

Children of Zeus - FREE SHOW!

Highly acclaimed Manchester soul and broken beat duo Children of Zeus are on their first Australian and New Zealand tour and playing a very special FREE show right here in the Woods!

Children of Zeus will be performing this encore show at Neck of the Woods just a few days after their Splore set so those good post fest vibes are guaranteed! Whether you missed out on Splore tickets, or just need to see the soulful hiphop duo a second time, this show will be an essential summer event.

SUPPORT: Two of our favourite DJs to get your body moving: Hudge (The Uptown Boogie) and Lo Key

Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/238696473711968/

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Feb
16
to Feb 17

Lick - The L Word Theme Party

https://www.facebook.com/events/290330491692146/

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Dress as your favourite The L Word character!

The L Word Theme is returning to our screens! Scripts are being written as we speak. Casting is currently underway.

To celebrate the return of this life-changing show, the next Lick Auckland will have an L Word theme!

We all loved Bette in her power suits, Shane with her dishevelled look, Alice with her fun and casual attire, Helena with her sexy dresses... so many scenes and episodes to be inspired by!

Prizes will be given to the #BestDressed.

Saturday 16 February 2K19
Lick Auckland // The L Word Theme Party
Neck of the Woods
10PM - 3AM

ENTRY:
$10 Before 11PM
$15 After 11PM

Hip Hop Jams // R&B Goodness // Party Jams + Disco Remixes

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Feb
15
to Feb 16

The Boog

https://www.facebook.com/events/600338463721095/

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This February our monthly 80s boogie loving club night is adding Rain & Shine Records founder Jeremy Morris to the lineup! Rain & Shine is a non-for-profit record label that puts out previously unreleased or never re-issued soul, disco, boogie, jazz, and gospel records but gives all the profits to the artists and their families. Joining Jeremy will be party starters Tony M & AC Freeze along side Boog residents Lucky Lance and Hudge.

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The Boog is Neck of the Woods' very own in-house club night - a happy, hedonistic throwback to the late 70s and early 80s and the music hiphop was birthed out of - disco, funk and soul but most of all, boogie. Every month we bring together some of the best DJs and selectors from all over the music scene to set the dance floor on fire with their favourite boogie tunes.

The Boog is all about good vibes on the dance floor and a room full of swaying bodies with enough space for everyone, so go ahead and leave any bad buzz at the door.

Check out our full Safe & Sound policy here: http://www.neckofthewoods.co.nz/#safe-sound-section

$10 presales / $15 on the door
(ticket link coming soon)

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Jan
18
to Jan 19

The Boog

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It's the first Boog of the new year and we are ready to DANCE. This month we're enlisting Sumo Sui to join the lineup with your Boog residents - Frank Booker Lucky Lance and Hudge (The Uptown Boogie) - all playing 80s boogie from 10PM till late.

Also we’ll be raising it up to celebrate one of the founders of Neck of the Woods (and all round good egg) Josh Moore’s 40th bday. Not for beginners lol...

The Boog is Neck of the Woods' very own in-house club night - a happy, hedonistic throwback to the late 70s and early 80s and the music hiphop was birthed out of - disco, funk and soul but most of all, boogie. Every month we bring together some of the best DJs and selectors from all over the music scene to set the dance floor on fire with their favourite boogie tunes.

The Boog is all about good vibes on the dance floor and a room full of swaying bodies with enough space for everyone, so go ahead and leave any bad buzz at the door.

Check out our full Safe & Sound policy here: http://www.neckofthewoods.co.nz/#safe-sound-section

$10 presales / $15 on the door

Tickets: undertheradar.co.nz

Facebook event page: The Boog

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