What's On

Christchurch Arena
Saturday 31 October 2020

L.A.B have proven themselves to be one of the fastest-rising acts in NZ, and this headline show will showcase them at their best - live and loud! Joining them on their only South Island headline show this year are local favourites The Butlers (a five-piece funkadelic surf-rock band from Sumner).

Christchurch Town Hall
Saturday 31 October 2020

With the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Crooks (Conductor), the Christchurch City Choir and special guests performing inspiring classics and requisite foot-stomping renditions of Rule Britannia, Jerusalem, and Land of Hope and Glory.

Christchurch Town Hall
Sunday 1 November 2020

St Andrew’s College Pipe Band are pleased to present StAC Attack 2020. Back in the Christchurch Town Hall after 10 years, our show promises to showcase our talented students who have been working extremely hard in a difficult year! Blending the warm harmonics of the bagpipes, the crisp edge of the drums, and the energetic Highland dancers, the show will be action packed with students featured from Years 4–13.

Christchurch Town Hall
Saturday 7 November 2020

With the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Northey (CSO Chief Conductor) and Simon Tedeschi (Piano) performing Bernstein’s Overture to Candide and On the Town: Three Dance Episodes, and Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, American in Paris, and Variations on I Got Rhythm.

Christchurch Town Hall
Friday 13 November 2020

Indie-rock outfit and festival favourites Mako Road have announced a run of headline dates across New Zealand for November 2020, bringing their hazy summer psych, pop & groove infused tunes to play some of their biggest shows yet!

Christchurch Town Hall
Friday 4 December 2020

Iconic Kiwi band, and the newest inductees to the New Zealand Music Hall of Fame, Th’ Dudes have announced new dates for Th’ Bliss Tour

Christchurch Town Hall
Saturday 5 December 2020

Direct from Australia, the world’s premier live ABBA tribute is back by popular demand after a sell-out mega NZ concert tour in 2018.

Christchurch Town Hall
Thursday 10 December 2020

All the Rage arrives hot on the heels of Urzila’s NETFLIX debut! This show has been rescheduled from July 2020.

Christchurch Town Hall
Friday 11 December 2020

Arguably the Beatles’ greatest album, be prepared for a concert like no other -  a great way to see out 2020. Performed by: Jon Toogood, Tami Neilson, Sam Flynn Scott, Delaney Davidson, SJD, Laughton Kora, Dianne Swann, Jol Mullholland, James Milne aka Lawrence Arabia, Brett Adams, Chris O’Connor, Michael Barker, Finn Scholes, Matthias Jordan + more to be announced!

Christchurch Town Hall
Saturday 19 December 2020

Experience Jurassic Park like never before: projected in HD accompanied by the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra performing live to picture. Originally scheduled for June 6, this concert will now be performed in December 2020.

Christchurch Town Hall
Sunday 20 December 2020

The Hits proudly presents an evening of Christmas Carols with Anika Moa (featuring some very special guests) and the New Zealand Army Band.This will be a joyous festive event for all the family to enjoy. Join us at the incredible Christchurch Town Hall to hear some of you favourite carols like you’ve never heard before.

Christchurch Town Hall
Monday 25 January 2021

Following the record-breaking success of his 2017 tour Round The World, Russell Howard returns with his biggest globe-spanning stand-up tour to date. It’s time for Respite. Originally scheduled for July 30 2020, this will take place in January 2021.

James Smith

Christchurch Town Hall
Saturday 13 February 2021

Loud, crass and completely unapologetic; James Smith will change your life on his new tour which takes aim at toxic myths within our current ways of thinking and dismantles everything we think we know about the path to feeling fulfilled, being happy and going after success.

Christchurch Town Hall
Saturday 13 February 2021

Celebrating 60 years of television in New Zealand with a concert performance of popular TV theme tunes across the six decades. Performed by a 50-piece Christchurch Symphony Orchestra and compered by popular TV personality Suzy Cato, “Theme Me Up Scotty!” will be a fun night for all ages.

The Howard Morrison Quartet Take Two Tour

Christchurch Town Hall
Thursday 18 February 2021

Join The Howard Morrison Quartet Take Two, featuring Howard Morrison Jnr, Russell Harrison, Chris Powley and Andre King as they celebrate and recreate the magic of the New Zealand entertainment phenomenon that was the original Howard Morrison Quartet with superb vocals, entertainment, and first-hand family stories in a memorable two-hour show.

Christchurch Arena
Monday 22 February 2021

Frontier Touring are thrilled to announce one of music’s most influential and commanding bands will be performing in Christchurch in February 2021 (originally scheduled for May 10, 2020).

Christchurch Town Hall
Friday 5 March 2021

The orator, entertainer, rabble-rouser, negotiator, pamphleteer, the fabled ‘Bard of Barking’, Billy Bragg is set to rock Christchurch.

Christchurch Arena
Saturday 20 March 2021

This is not an orchestra as you know it! Synthony is a unique collaboration between DJs, orchestras and feature vocalists and musicians performing the biggest dance tracks of the last 30 years, complete with an immersive light, laser and visual spectacle. A true celebration of the dance music of our generation.  

Christchurch Town Hall
Saturday 27 March 2021

An all-ages bilingual performance weaving together theatre, aerial and visual arts, acrobatics, Toi Māori and Tāonga Pūoro. 

Christchurch Town Hall
Wednesday 7 April 2021

The Promoters of the Patti Smith and Her Band are pleased to announce that the show has been rescheduled to 7 April 2021. 

Christchurch Town Hall
Sunday 18 April 2021

The Ten Tenors look forward to entertaining their loyal fans and bringing some joy back to New Zealand. Originally scheduled for April 2020, this show has been rescheduled to April 2021.

Christchurch Town Hall
Saturday 24 April 2021

Multi award-winning singer-songwriter Delta Goodrem is set to embark on her Bridge Over Troubled Dreams Tour in New Zealand in April 2021. Get ready to sing along to your favourites like “Born To Try”, “Sitting On Top Of The World”, “Wings” and new single “Keep Climbing”. $1 (plus GST) per ticket sold will be donated to the Delta Goodrem Foundation.

Christchurch Town Hall
Saturday 1 May 2021

Direct from London’s West End. Get ready for an unforgettable evening celebrating a global superstar, as he puts the Boom Boom into your heart; Fastlove – A tribute to George Michael

Christchurch Town Hall
Friday 7 May 2021

The World of Musicals brings the very best of Musical theatre to life. With an international cast from London’s West End and New York’s Broadway all of your favourite theatre hits rolled into one incredible show. 

Christchurch Town Hall
Friday 14 May 2021

Ben Elton exploded onto the comedy scene more than 30 years ago, and has since achieved huge success as a stand-up comic, author, playwright, actor and director. Previously scheduled for May 2020, this event will now take place in May 2021.

Christchurch Town Hall
Friday 21 May 2021

Tom Rainey conducts the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra and a host of Christchurch singer-songwriters in performing some of their most memorable songs and personal favourites.

Christchurch Arena
Saturday 22 May 2021

The Pink Floyd Experience have almost become a household name in NZ after 22 years of regular touring and consistently delivering a world class show. This concert has been rescheduled from June 2020.

Christchurch Town Hall
Sunday 5 September 2021

In the 1960’s Herman’s Hermits and The Searchers were two of the biggest music groups to come out of the UK. In 2020, fans of 60’s music are in for a treat as Herman’s Hermits bring their farewell New Zealand tour to Christchurch. Originally performing in September 2020, this concert has been rescheduled to September 2021.  

Christchurch Town Hall
Saturday 25 September 2021

Friends! The Musical Parody will be there for you in 2021 as it tours New Zealand for the first time!

Christchurch Town Hall
Thursday 4 November 2021

Following their sell-out 2019 performances of Swan Lake, the Imperial Russian Ballet Company return to New Zealand to perform a double bill, The Nutcracker & Don Quixote. There will be performances on November 4, 5 and 6 at 7.30pm, and a matinee on the 6th also.

Christchurch Arena
Tuesday 23 November 2021

David Gray brings White Ladder: The 20th Anniversary Tour, to celebrate the record-selling album which will be performed in its entirety together with all the original band members – followed by a set of the greatest hits. Orignially scheduled to be performed in December 2020, this has been rescheduled to November 2021.

Christchurch Arena
Wednesday 15 December 2021

The seminal Scottish band Simple Minds return to NZ for their 40th anniversary tour, joined by special guests, OMD. Originally scheduled for 9 December 2020, this concert will now take place in December 2021.