Gibbston Valley Winery Summer Concert

Kiwi homecoming for Mi-Sex

By MATTHEW MCKEW The title of their 1983 album was Where Do They Go. Now we know the answer. Kiwi new-wave rockers Mi-Sex are set for their first home gig since the Covid-19 outbreak, with their Aussie-based members crossing the Tasman to perform at...

Arrowtown band going places

By PHILIP CHANDLER A new Arrowtown alternative rock band comprising three uber-talented musos is hitting the road to see how far they’ll go. The Seaside Stranglers — frontman/bassist Sam Maxwell, 25, his brother, lead rhythm guitarist Tom, 32, and drummer Sam...
From confiscated toilets, to heatwaves and the challenge of landing the biggest acts of our youth, organising the Gibbston Valley Winery Summer Concert is a rock and roll task. The hugely-popular concert will notch up its 10th anniversary in January...
A rebel, rockers, all stars, and a diva will join forces to mark a decade of the Gibbston Valley Summer Winery Concert. The line-up for the January 2020 concert has been announced this morning. Billy Idol, George Thorogood and the Destroyers,...

Nostalgic treat

The lyrical maestro behind some of Supertramp’s biggest hits is promising a show full of nostalgia this weekend. Roger Hodgson, co-founder and voice of the pop-rock sensation, will make his way to Otago for the first time to headline the...

Gibbston sells out

Got tickets to the Gibbston Valley Winery Summer Concert? If not, you're too late. All 18,000 tickets for the January 20 show, headlined by Canadian singer-songwriter Alanis Morissette, have been sold. Greenstone Entertainment boss Amanda Calvert says she's "over the moon"...

Bonnie’s simply the best

Gibbston Valley Winery concert-goers didn't let cloud and rain dampen the spirits on Saturday. Welsh songstress Bonnie Tyler, known for her husky tones, opened the gig to chants of "Bonnie" from an eager crowd. She belted out classics Total Eclipse of...
At 19, muso Alan Parsons landed himself a job at London’s iconic Abbey Road. It was the start of an illustrious career in the music industry as a sound engineer and producer working with bands like The Beatles, The Hollies...
Worried about the weather bomb hitting this great southern land tearing into Saturday's Gibbston Valley Winery Summer Concert? Call us crazy, but there should be electric blue skies in the morning and the forecast afternoon rain might be nothing too serious. This...
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