Your Summer Gig Guide in Tauranga

18 October 2022

Your Summer Gig Guide in Tauranga

The days are feeling longer and we're catching that first taste of another Kiwi Summer.

Summer and music go hand in hand - what's better than watching live music with mates in our beautiful backyard? We wanted to make sure you're in the know about all the amazing gigs coming our way in Tauranga, featuring local heroes and international superstars.

NZSO: Innerse Festival - 4th-6th November
The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra will grace Baycourt this November for three wonderful concerts to celebrate their 75th anniversary. Thay've been incredible for three-quarters of a century, and are looking toward a brigh future. The secure tickets, email 


Dancing Queen: A Tribute to ABBA - 9th-10th November
Joining us from Australia, the world's premier live ABBA tribute band is returning to New Zealand by popular demand. They're so much more than "another cover band", with a full-scale concert production spanning two hours of enrgetic nosttalgia and all your favourite ABBA tunes. Get tickets here.


Daniel Champagne - 11th November
The young Auistralian guitar wizard who was recently dubbed "the guitarist of his generation" is coming to Tauranga on November 11 for a concert at Baycourt. Come to watch a true virtoso work his magic. Get tickets here.


In Bloom - 12th November
A celebration of better weather, colour, and community on Tauranga Waterfront for the third edition of In Bloom. Featuring Soul Wun (Aus), The Butlers, Frank Booker, Bontempo, HarrisonJupe and Jousey. Get tickets here.


Younity - 19th November
A music festival featuring songs from the incredible Rocky Horror Picture Show with our very own Riff Raff (Richard O’Brien) and headlined by the amazing Tiki Taane. Also featuring Ashton Laforteza, Wheriko, Sophie-Maude and DJ Hatta. Get tickets here.


Mirrors Concert - 27th December
Prepare to have your senses overloaded with a dance-filled day as Tauranga Waterfront hosts to some of the biggest names in house music to form one of the most stacked electronic line-ups Aotearoa has ever seen. With a line-up including Barry Can't Swim, Crazy P (DJ Set), DJ Seinfield, Memphis LK (DJ Set), Pretty Girl and local support. To accompany the good times and music the drinks will be flowing, and some local favourites serving up some specialty food as everyone dances until the sun goes down. Get tickets here.


Summer Haze - 29th December
After an inaugural sellout show, Summer Haze returns to Wharepai Domain in Tauranga with a world-class lineup of local and international talent featuring 
 Shapeshifter, Fat Freddy's Drop, King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard + more. Get tickets here.


L.A.B - 30th December
Kiwi music juggernaut L.A.B are headed back to Tauranga once again for another thrilling show at Wharepai Domain. Smash hits "In the Air" and "Why Oh Why" will fill the night sky - don't miss out! Get tickets here.


One Love - 28th - 29th January 
One Love will return to Tauranga Domain for another beautiful weekend of relaxation and harmony. Featuring iconic band UB40, L.A.B, Sean Kingston and more. There's a reason it's been going for so many years. Never been? Now's your chance. Get tickets here.