Author Archives: Dave Simpson

Coldplay hits New Zealand on their Global Trek

Coldplay played the 70th concert of their world A Head Full Of Dreams tour in Auckland, New Zealand in front of 40,000 appreciative fans. This was their only date in New Zealand, and people travelled the length and breadth of the country to see them. The eclectic mix of ages in the audience reflected the broad appeal of Coldplay’s music. The ...

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Ellie Goulding Delirium World Tour, Auckland, New Zealand

It may be towards the end of a long year of touring for Ellie Goulding but tonight’s show, the second and final one in New Zealand, felt fresh. The Delirium tour draws on the album of the same name, and a few old (and new) favourites besides. Ellie’s ability to both write and perform great pop songs was evidently clear. ...

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Pentatonix World Tour 2016 – Vector Arena, Auckland, New Zealand – 11 September 2016

This was the first time Pentatonix have visited New Zealand, and demand for tickets was so high that the show was moved to Vector Arena to meet the demand. And so it was that nearly 5,000 people got to see the global phenomenon that is Pentatonix – the two-time-Grammy-winning-a capella phenomenon. The audience were in fine voice, and there was a lovely atmosphere. ...

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