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A National Arts On Tour NZ Tour Looking For Alaska - Cancellation

Tuesday, 8 August 2023, 2:53 pm | Arts on Tour New Zealand

This morning Arts on Tour NZ has been advised by Aaron Gott of the Looking for Alaska folk-pop duo currently touring New Zealand with Art on Tour NZ, that due to personal and health issues, he and Amy Maynard are unable to continue the tour, as of today. ... More >>

AOTNZ Tours Grant Haua - Awa Blues -1-27 Nov

Monday, 10 October 2022, 8:53 am | Arts on Tour New Zealand

“A seasoned artist who touches all kinds of points in the blues and folk from Taj Mahal and JJ Cale to dialled down Stevie Ray and even an adventurous touch of acoustic James Blood Ulmer. Seems like this is Grant Haua's time” - Graham Reid ... More >>

Creative NZ 'defunds' Arts On Tour NZ

Wednesday, 28 September 2022, 9:44 am | Arts on Tour New Zealand

The Arts Council has “defunded” one of its longest standing national touring agencies, the Christchurch based Arts on Tour NZ Trust (AOTNZ). It has been relegated from secure three year Te Uru Kahikatea (TUK) funding to an annual grants cycle. ... More >>

The Alpaca Social Club With Special Guest Cousin Alice

Monday, 14 February 2022, 3:18 pm | Arts on Tour New Zealand

The Alpaca Social Club plays fresh sounds from exotic lands. The music has a flavour of Arabic, Celtic, funk, soul and gypsy jazz cultures. The two musicians at its core are pianist and accordionist Craig Denham and bassouki player and guitarist Jon Sanders. ... More >>

Gitbox Rebellion National Tour 6-29 August

Friday, 2 July 2021, 9:05 am | Arts on Tour New Zealand

Gitbox Rebellion is an innovative and exciting 6 piece Guitar ensemble, performing intricate and clever original compositions as well as a few much loved guitar hero covers, such as The Good, The Bad and The Ugly and Guitar Boogie … Gitbox has to ... More >>

Dr Ian Chapman & The Cosmic Jive Trio Present David Bowie & The Art Of Being Different

Monday, 10 May 2021, 2:19 pm | Arts on Tour New Zealand

In this sparkling interactive musical performance and accompanying talk, Dr Ian Chapman and his band delight in entertaining and educating audiences on the empowerment and healing potential of music and the arts. Personally inspired by David Bowie, ... More >>

Carnivorous Plant Society AOTNZ Tour 27 Mar - 25 April

Wednesday, 3 March 2021, 2:27 pm | Arts on Tour New Zealand

Carnivorous Plant Society are back! Allow New Zealand’s favourite psychedelic jazz band to take you on a journey from the streets of Mexico City to the mountains of Asia then straight to the depths of hell! More >>

Wheels On The Bus Go Round And Round

Wednesday, 20 May 2020, 2:45 pm | Arts on Tour New Zealand

While many arts agencies are encumbered by scale, one small Christchurch based touring agency is rolling on. Arts On Tour NZ has survived the last 25 years by selecting high quality Kiwi acts to tour. “Staying small and supporting local, has allowed ... More >>

Aro – Captivating Stories And Song

Tuesday, 7 April 2020, 2:31 pm | Arts on Tour New Zealand

Husband and wife duo Charles (Ngapuhi) and Emily Looker (nee Rice), Aro discovered their shared passion for the power of music to share stories and make connections while studying for a Bachelor of Music at Te Whare Wānanga o Tāmaki Makaurau (University ... More >>

International Comedy Magician in two fabulously funny shows

Wednesday, 22 January 2020, 2:17 pm | Arts on Tour New Zealand

Cheeky, Quirky and Classy – Ultimate Family Friendly Show Brendan Dooley is fast becoming one of the world’s top young magicians, described by The Press as “…a new generation of talent already snapping the heels of established acts.” This ... More >>

AOTNZ names Top Regional Arts Touring Awards for 2019

Monday, 16 December 2019, 1:55 pm | Arts on Tour New Zealand

Each year New Zealand actors and musicians tour the country with Arts On Tour NZ, bringing top talent to out of the way venues and picturesque places*. More >>

Laughter, magic, music and drama – AOTNZ line-up for 2020

Thursday, 31 October 2019, 9:51 am | Arts on Tour New Zealand

Both new talent and much loved repeat performers will be touring the country with Arts On Tour during 2020. Here’s the line-up: More >>

Klezmer music with The Kugels - wild, spirited and haunting

Tuesday, 6 August 2019, 3:04 pm | Arts on Tour New Zealand

Three top musicians and a celebrated composer have joined together in their love of klezmer, the feisty 19th century folk music of the Jewish people. More >>

AOTNZ tours New Zealand Guitar Quartet – 22 June - 21 July

Tuesday, 4 June 2019, 2:53 pm | Arts on Tour New Zealand

Fresh from concert tours in China and Australia and 2018 engagements at the prestigious Guitar Foundation of America Convention and Guitarromania in Mexico, they’ve released two CDs, both featuring commissioned works by Australian and New Zealand composers, ... More >>

Madcap Mexican music from Carnivorous Plant Society

Thursday, 23 May 2019, 10:28 am | Arts on Tour New Zealand

Madcap Mexican music Southern Hemisphere style from Carnivorous Plant Society - touring 3-31 July More >>

AOTNZ tours New Zealand Guitar Quartet – 22 June - 21 July

Thursday, 16 May 2019, 10:46 am | Arts on Tour New Zealand

The New Zealand Guitar Quartet bring an infectious energy to the stage! More >>

'My name is Moana' - AOTNZ tour 4 May - 1 June

Monday, 1 April 2019, 3:18 pm | Arts on Tour New Zealand

Songs haunt us. They remind us of where we’ve been and hint at where we are going… a bit like Ocean or Moana , that mysterious watery highway that connects our Pacific Islands and our people. ‘My Name is Moana’ is an intimate 90-minute tribute to ... More >>

AOTNZ names top regional arts touring awards for 2018

Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 2:59 pm | Arts on Tour New Zealand

Each year come February to November, artists travel around New Zealand in the distinctive Arts On Tour van, bringing talent to out of the way places. The artists love this opportunity to explore little known venues around the country, from Northland to ... More >>

PLUCK – Concert harp and the Blue Celtic harp

Monday, 6 August 2018, 1:44 pm | Arts on Tour New Zealand

Description generated with very high confidenceHelen loves to take her harp out of the orchestra and on the road where she can share the music and stories related to this magical musical instrument. More >>

No Holds Bard – Michael Hurst tours with AOTNZ

Wednesday, 4 July 2018, 2:28 pm | Arts on Tour New Zealand

No Holds Bard – Michael Hurst tours with AOTNZ 29 July–31 Aug 2018 Driven to the brink by the infidelity of his wife and a lack of acting opportunities, an aging thespian confronts his demons in what he hopes will be a final ‘dark night of the ... More >>





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