Queenstown Music

Any town renowned for being a great party town comes with a talented plethora of musicians to get the party started and Queenstown, New Zealand is no exception. Queenstown musos are a talented and passionate bunch working hard to develop and build Queenstown music. Keep up to date with everything going on in Queenstown, New Zealand's music scene.

Ferio Saxophone

Fri 17 Nov 2017 - Lakes Media

Here’s something we’ve never heard before: Ferio Saxophone – four stunning award-winning saxophonists, baritone, tenor, alto and soprano, arriving in Queenstown for a concert on Wednesday 22nd November.
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MY BABY returns to hypnotize Queenstown

Sun 19 Feb 2017 - Lakes Media

On Saturday 18 February, psychedelic trance trio MY BABY returned to New Zealand to hypnotize the Queenstown crowds...
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Fat Freddy's Drop

Fri 17 Feb 2017 - Lakes Media

Queenstown welcomed back one of New Zealand’s favourite bands; Fat Freddy’s Drop.
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Five minutes with Pistol Knights’ Dave Arnold

Tue 9 Aug 2016 - Lakes Media

Rock cover band The Pistol Knights has been helping the good people of Queenstown party for more than five years...
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Electric Rush/LUMA ft. Weiss

Tue 5 Jul 2016 - Jon James

Here's a short recap video from Electric Rush ft. Weiss - part of the incredible LUMA light festival...
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The Sound of our Youth

Thu 26 May 2016 - Wakatipu Youth Trust

Little may you realise, that what you are in fact listening to is the creative, talented musical genius of our...
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A Slice of Heaven and Harmony – an interview with Dave Dobbyn

Mon 2 May 2016 - Lakes Media

Having released a brand new album, Harmony House, Kiwi music legend Dave Dobbyn is undertaking a pop-up tour visiting the provinces and small towns of New Zealand...
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Fat Freddy Drops Queenstown

Tue 16 Feb 2016 - Jon James

A thirsty 3500 music lovers took to Peregrine Winery just outside Queenstown, NZ...
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River Range Music Festival

Mon 1 Feb 2016 - Jon James

In between Cromwell's iconic fruit farms a juicy little music festival served up a delicious musical treat...
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Gibbston Valley Rocks

Fri 29 Jan 2016 - Jon James

Rock and Roll took centre stage in Queenstown last weekend as Gibbston Valley’s annual concert hosted iconic acts of years gone by....
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Meet the Buskers - Mathias Piano Man

Sun 17 Jan 2016 - Nayara Leite

Here's why Mathias's music captivates everyone around.
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Queenstown Nightlife - November, Week 4

Tue 17 Nov 2015 - Kendyl Erin

The Queenstown nightlife and party scene will soon be picking up speed as we roll into summer and the festive season!
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Queenstown Nightlife - November, Week 1

Sun 1 Nov 2015 - Kendyl Erin

The evenings are getting warmer, and the November nights are starting to heat up too!
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Queenstown Nightlife - October, Week 4

Thu 29 Oct 2015 - Kendyl Erin

It’s the end of October, which means Halloween – traditionally not huge in New Zealand, but Queenstowners will take any excuse for a party! Read on for the spooky and not-so-spooky parties in town this weekend!
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We all jumped up with a one, a two, a one-two-three-four!

Tue 27 Oct 2015 - Curley Gurley

The audience leapt into a spontaneous standing ovation, our chests bursting with pride for the local Queenstown Jazz Orchestra as they supported the flawless Miss Hetty Kate at Sunday night’s Big-Band JazzFest event.
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Eating Jazz

Sat 24 Oct 2015 - Curley Gurley

Take two friends who know diddly-squat about Jazz. Send them to see Jazz legend David Friesen and it's like giving them food from a different country. Turns out they think Jazz-food is YUMMY!
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Queenstown Nightlife - October, Week 4

Tue 20 Oct 2015 - Kendyl Erin

It’s all about live music and long evenings as we come to the end of October in Queenstown...
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Queenstown Nightlife - October, Week 3

Tue 13 Oct 2015 - Kendyl Erin

Summer's not far away now, meaning only a few more weeks of a relaxed town before the festive season begins! Check out what's going on around town this weekend...
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Queenstown JazzFest - Invented by Three Local Lads

Sat 10 Oct 2015 - Curley Gurley

On Labour weekend in 1978 three music-loving friends got together at a hotel in Queenstown, New Zealand, and held a two day jam session that spawned the birth of the epic Queenstown JazzFest as we know it today.
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Queenstown Nightlife - October, Week 2

Tue 6 Oct 2015 - Kendyl Erin

The Remarkables and Coronet Peak are both closed, which means it’s time to start looking forward to summer in Queenstown!
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