What's On

28May
2022
Around The World: Altitude The Mount Showcase
28 May

Altitude The Mount's Around the World will showcase students' and staff's skills and routines inspired in costumes, music, characters and more from their own countries, or other inspiring cultures, or even places they loved.  Read more

03Jun
2022
Hanna
03 June

Being a young mum is hard - but for Hanna, the only thing she's ever been brilliant at is raising her daughter, Ellie. But a DNA test reveals staggering news: Ellie is not Hanna’s child – and now her ‘real’ parents want to meet.  Read more

09Jun
2022
Tom Sainsbury - Snapchat Dude Live!
09 June

Tom Sainsbury is hitting the road with his brand new show SNAPCHAT DUDE LIVE! and no stone will be unturned in his quest to poke fun at New Zillunders.  Read more

14 Jun
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15 Jun
2022
Fresh Moves 2022 - Identity
14 June to 15 June

BOP Dance presents 'Identity' for the 2022 Fresh Moves dance festival which celebrates original contemporary dance created by students in Bay of Plenty primary and intermediate schools.  Read more


18Jun
2022
Jarred Fell - Integrity
18 June

Jam-packed with his unique rock ‘n roll style of laughs, wizardry, illusions & mind reading *INTEGRITY* is Jarred Fell’s biggest stage show ever. It’s also a heartwarming bottoms up to 365 days of sobriety. Living a life with integrity, his new mantra.  Read more

20 Jun
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21 Jun
2022
44th National Youth Jazz Competition
20 June to 21 June

Young jazz stars of the future compete for trophies and glory! The National Youth Jazz Competition showcases the very best emerging jazz players from secondary schools across New Zealand.   Read more

20Jun
2022
Here Come the Judge!
20 June

The National Youth Jazz Competition judges and guest performers jam up a storm and take you headlong into the jazz, funk and fusion jazz repertoire.   Read more

20 Jun
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26 Jun
2022
Port of Tauranga 59th National Jazz Festival Tauranga
20 June to 26 June

The Port of Tauranga 59th National Jazz Festival Tauranga presents a fantastic programme of events, showcasing performances from some of the best jazz musicians in Aotearoa. Think Jazz. Think Tauranga.  Read more


22Jun
2022
Ella & Joe: The music of Ella Fitzgerald & Joe Pass
22 June

Transport yourself to New York's Carnegie Hall, where distinguished guitarist Joe Pass and Ella Fitzgerald first performed together resulting in multiple studio albums and a duo to die for. Starring Mandy Meadows and Chris Williamson.   Read more

22Jun
2022
Midge Marsden
22 June

New Zealand's legendary music icon Midge Marsden needs no introduction...Midge's career spans five decades, and during that time he has played thousands of concerts in New Zealand and introduced several generations of Kiwi's to the Rhythm & Blues.  Read more

23Jun
2022
Black & Gold
23 June

One of NZ's most acclaimed Big Bands, the Tauranga Big Band will blow you away with performances of fantastic Big Band classics from the great bands of Kenton, Basie, Rich, and a selection of new works including a special World Premiere!  Read more

23Jun
2022
Eva: The Songs & Stories of Eva Cassidy
23 June

Former “Riverdance The Show” World Tour lead vocalist Caitriona Fallon pays homage to the timeless and uniquely soulful voice and music of Eva Cassidy.  Read more


24Jun
2022
Frank Meets Peggy & The Sound of The Count Basie Orchestra
24 June

Celebrating the songs of The Great American Songbook, seen through the eyes of three iconic artists from the era - Franks Sinatra and Miss Peggy Lee, accompanied by the sound of the Count Basie Orchestra.  Read more

24Jun
2022
❤ Miles n' Chet
24 June

A show romancing the music of two of the greatest trumpet players ever. From passionate ballads, raging swing tempos, to cool muted grooves with a funky connotation. Featuring Geoff Culverwell, Paul Dyne, Tipi Bevan, Des Mallon and Dan Hayles.  Read more

25Jun
2022
The Look of Love: Ali Harper
25 June

Spend an evening with award-winning Ali Harper as she showcases Burt Bacharach’s hit songs – Close To You, Alfie, That’s What Friends Are For, Walk On By, Anyone Who Had A Heart and reminds us What The World Needs Now in The Look Of Love.  Read more

25Jun
2022
The Joe Kaptein Quartet
25 June

Cosmic mid-70s jazz, pop and funk, krautrock, and Keith Jarrett are among the inspirations for pianist / keyboardist and composer Joe Kaptein’s current musical project. Starring Joe Kaptein, Andrew Isdale, David Harris , and Wil Goodinson.  Read more


26Jun
2022
Ol’ King Cole
26 June

Ol’ King Cole brings you the hits of the great Nat ‘King’ Cole & performs the sounds of many other great tunes & artists of his era & more along the way.  Read more

03Jul
2022
UBUNTU
03 July

UBUNTU: I am, Because we are. Join Ballet.Culture as we celebrate human kindness and unity. Through the support from others, we can take pride in our own existence.  Read more

07Jul
2022
New Zealand String Quartet - First Light
07 July

The New Zealand String Quartet at First Life, a thoughtfully curated concert meditating on life, loss and rebirth as Aotearoa marks the first-ever official public holiday dedicated to Matariki, Māori new year.  Read more

19Jul
2022
Matariki Glow Show 2022
19 July

The MATARIKI GLOW SHOW is back with an all-new, giant-scale, glow-in-the-dark puppet show for tamariki, educators and whānau. Get ready to celebrate the first-ever nationwide Matariki holiday!  Read more


24Jul
2022
Divas & Diamonds
24 July

Glyn Tucker and Barbie Davidson take you on a magic carpet ride, recalling the classic pop songs of the 60s through to the 80s. Featuring special guest, guitar legend Gray Bartlett.  Read more

06Aug
2022
Piaf: The Legend
06 August

International singer Mandy Meadows presents Piaf: The Legend, a celebration and reflection of Edith Piaf’s extraordinary view on love and tragedy.   Read more

07Aug
2022
Gentle Man - The Best of Chris Parker
07 August

Join award winning comedian Chris Parker for a night of his greatest hits, right here in Tauranga. Featuring his best material from over the years, as well as something new, it's basically Now That’s What I Call Chris Parker, Vol.1.  Read more

12Aug
2022
ERA 'Jukebox of Time'
12 August

The Royal Family Dance Crew presents ERA ‘Jukebox of Time’. An escape through time, pop culture, live music and dance exploring the world and art that inspired human life across the eras.   Read more


13Aug
2022
Tami Neilson - Kingmaker
13 August

Premiering brand new songs written especially for New Zealand audiences, with stunning string arrangements by Victoria Kelly, Kingmaker is a high octane mix of Tami Neilson’s own original songs and tributes to iconic women in country music.  Read more

27Aug
2022
The Boss: Bruce Springsteen Tribute
27 August

THE BOSS is a full production, kick-ass compliment of nine passionate musicians bringing alive the timeless music of Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band. A 3 hour world-class show featuring the entire 'Born In The USA' album.  Read more

16 Sep
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01 Oct
2022
We Will Rock You
16 September to 01 October

Tauranga Musical Theatre is proudly bringing the worldwide smash hit musical written by Queen and Ben Elton, We Will Rock You to Tauranga, in 2022!  Read more

03Oct
2022
Kevin Bloody Wilson F.U.P.C. Tour
03 October

The outrageously funny KEVIN BLOODY WILSON returns with another dose of his fair-dinkum Aussie humour. F.U.P.C spotlights Political Correctness for what it is and how Kev sees it – a big giggle crafted in song. Supported by Jenny Talia. R18.  Read more


09 Oct
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10 Oct
2022
Postmodern Jukebox - The Grand Reopening
09 October to 10 October

Postmodern Jukebox makes its grand return! The famed time-twisting musical collective that puts pop music in a time-machine will bring The Grand Reopening Tour to Tauranga in October 2022.  Read more

16Oct
2022
Rockaria The ELO Experience
16 October

ROCKARIA - The ELO EXPERIENCE is a show that delivers a captivating live concert recreating the unforgettable sound of Jeff Lynne’s The Electric Light Orchestra.  Read more

20 Oct
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21 Oct
2022
Tutus on Tour
20 October to 21 October

A carefully curated programme of works, from beloved classical favourites to recent works that have claimed a rightful place on the international stage.  Read more

22Oct
2022
TINA Simply the Best
22 October

Get the electrifying Tina Turner experience with this full stage production brimming with hits from the 60s-90s. Featuring the powerful and thrilling Caroline Borole complete with band, brass section, backing vocalists and dancers.  Read more


29Oct
2022
Urzila Carlson - It's Personal
29 October

This is a show about keeping your cards close to your chest but walking around naked. Can we have it all? Yes, but also bloody no but also it’s none of your business because IT’S PERSONAL.  Read more

08Nov
2022
Leaving Jackson
08 November

Take a step back in time to when country music told a true story of life, love and heartache. LEAVING JACKSON The Johnny Cash & June Carter Show will have you singing, laughing and crying for more.  Read more

19Nov
2022
Drag Up Your Life
19 November

Get ready for a drag production full of incredible lip sync performances, stunts and tricks that’ll blow your wig right off! This is a one night drag experience you do not want to miss!  Read more

21Nov
2022
The World of Musicals
21 November

World of Musicals brings the very best, colourful, inspiring and memorable musical classics to life, all performed by an internationally star-studded cast presenting the audience with nightly entertainment at the highest level.  Read more


16Dec
2022
A Celtic Christmas by A Taste of Ireland
16 December

Watch two star-crossed lovers twirl beneath the mistletoe as award-winning Irish musicians complement the world’s best Irish Dancers to deliver an exciting mix of traditional tunes, heartfelt ballads, carols and red-hot rhythms.  Read more

21Jun
2023
Kiwi Moon
21 June

Meet Little Kiwi, a tiny bird who will leave a huge impression. He is an unusual bright white kiwi, and he’s very round. What else is white, bright, and round?! Te Marama of course! And there she is in the sky, shining down through the trees.  Read more