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Transforming Horncastle Arena into the magical and imaginary world of Quidam – thought up by a bored and ignored young girl – is a big ask, but with 20 years of honing their craft behind them, Cirque du Soleil drops you right up smack in the middle of this ethereal ‘hood. On the eve of retiring their long-running world tour (right here in Christchurch!) Québec’s finest are not so much going out with a bang, but rather a super nova with this spectacular performance. At the forefront of pushing the boundaries of what is possible with the human body, Quidam blends a rich line of comedy with outrageous costuming, some slightly sinister characters, ridiculous feats of strength and gravity defying aerobatics with pulse quickening, heart-in-the-mouth, cringe-inducing moments and haunting song in what is quite possibly one of the best night’s entertainment going. With all the action accompanied by a live...
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Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals are heading this way in February early next year, marking their first NZ national headline tour since 2003. After going on hiatus in 2008, the band has reunited this year and are touring shortly after completing their first new album in 8 years, Call It What It Is, due for release in April 2016.So is your chance to be among the first to hear songs from the album – along with previous classic favourites that have made the group a big seller here such as ‘Burn To Shine’, ‘Steal My Kisses’ and ‘Diamonds On The Inside’. Harper and the crew hit Horncastle Arena on Leap Day, February 29, with tickets on sale from Monday the 23rd of November. Head to www.livenation.co.nz for concert details and ticketing!...
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Hot on the heels of the upcoming release of their new album on August the 8th, iconic kiwi rockers Shihad are set to hit the newly-renamed Horncastle Arena on September the 12th, making New Zealand music history along the way with an epic broadcast event. Cantabrians get to rock out live and up close at the arena, while fans around the country will also be able to tune in live via SKY Arena pay-per-view.Shihad will be performing their brand spanking new album FVEY (album art pictured above) in its entirety, as well as hits from their back catalogue of albums including Churn, Killjoy, Shihad, The General Electric, Pacifier and Love Is The New Hate.  Shihad frontman Jon Toogood is revved up for the gig. “I cannot wait to play the new stuff and in one of our favourite cities. It’s gonna be explosive!”  The good-sorts in the band will also be donating their...