Hamilton Music Festivals To Attend In 2019

A bustling and vibrant city, Hamilton makes a lovely place for a holiday destination. The city of Hamilton is nestled on the banks of the mighty Waikato River and is best appreciated for its walks, cafes, gardens and nightlife. But that is not all to what Hamilton has to offer. On top of being a visually stunning city, Hamilton has a range of events to keep you entertained. Check out the vibrant music scene that is taking place in Hamilton. Book minibus hire in Hamilton for a stress-free trip to your music events. Leave the road navigation to the professionals while you sit back and enjoy every taste of the music scene Hamilton has to offer you!

Hamilton delivers on all counts, whether you are looking to enjoy life by the beach, escape to a rural community or soak up in music culture, it is all available in Hamilton. Here we compile a list of music festivals happening in 2019, among in the list there are world famous musicians, pop groups that brings back a hint of nostalgia and even contemporary music that you can take your pick from.

Dewald Wasserfall

Performing exclusively this March 2019 in Hamilton, Dewald Wasserfall, is a South African singer-songwriter. Stay tuned as he performs his only show in Claudeland!

Charley Pride

Achieving quadruple platinum status with 70 million albums including 31 gold and 4 platinum albums, Charley Pride is one of the best-selling country music artists of all times. Still going strong, Charley Pride is an incredible legacy that the “Pride of Country Music” remains one of the biggest legends in popular music and his album sales is only second to Elvis Presley on RCA records. After 6 years, he is returning to New Zealand and Australia in March and April 2019. His last tour was sold out, so do not miss this chance to catch one of the most valued legends as he performs his many greatest hits, along with personal and live favourites.

The Manfreds

The 1960s pop group, The Manfreds had their names firmly secured in the history of British popular and R&B music considering the number of top ten hits they had throughout the world such as “Do Wah Diddy Diddy”, “Pretty Flamingo”, “5-4-3-2-1”, these are not unfamiliar tunes that made history in the music industry. Catch the original members Paul Jones, Tom McGuiness and Mike D’abo with their new additional to the group – Simon Currie, Frank Tontoh, Marcus Cliffe perform their classic hits.

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra

With a wealth of homegrown musical stars, New Zealand Symphony Orchestra (NZSO) comprises of some of the world’s best musicians and bringing to you the truly international level of talent. Catering to a wide range of audiences, NZSO is offering you different genres of classical music during their tour. We have compiled the lists that are available in Hamilton throughout 2019:

  • Enigma

A night for the fans of late Romantic era music, NZSO is playing Brahms’ First Piano Concerto, Richard Strauss’ Serenade for The Winds and Edward Elgar’s Variations on an Original Theme.

  • Love Eternal

Love Eternal features some widely known tunes, such as Beethoven’s Coriolan Overture, R. Schumann’s Piano Concerto and Manfred Overture and W.A. Mozart’s Symphony No. 36. Sample some Scandinavian hint to the music as Danish maestro Thomas Søndergård conducts the concert.

  • Mātauranga

Playing titles from Mendelssohn’s The Hebrides Overture, Beethoven’s Piano Concerto, Michael Norris’s Mātauranga and Mozart’s Symphony No. 38 as the various titles take you back through time. Steven Osborne, the renowned Scottish pianist will return to New Zealand to perform these titles.

  • Starwars: A New Hope In Concert

“The Force is strong with this one….” Do not miss this exciting combination of a cinematic classic film that will be accompanied by NZSO bringing John William’s Oscar®-winning score to life!

  • Te Māpouriki

Featuring titles Te Māpouriki by Kenneth Young, Symphony No. 31 by W.A. Mozart, Horn Concerto No. 1 by Richard Strauss, Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage by Mendelssohn and Symphony No. 1 by R. Schumann. Allow the conductor – Jun Märkl to take you through these pieces through a settling times.

The Pink Floyd Experience

Returning to New Zealand and Australia after a hugely successful Animals Tour in 2017, The Pink Floyd Experience has an even more spectacular and exciting new show in celebration of their 40th Anniversary of the album “The Wall”. With the high expectation on the band and crew, be excited to be blown away by the creative designs and meticulous details that is bound to deliver a world class performance true to Pink Floyd’s music.

Postmodern Jukebox

Travelling musical collective Postmodern Jukebox is making a return to New Zealand this October. Founded by arranger and pianist Scott Bradlee in 2011, PMJ became an online sensation with their vintage reworks of rock and modern pop hits. Covering artists such as Radiohead in vintage genres like ragtime, swing or jazz, they have close to 1 billion views on their Youtube and social media channels. For the past few years, they have toured the world, playing more than hundred of shows to sold out houses and even on shows such as “Good Morning America”. This group have caught the attention of NBC News, NPR music and even topped Billboard charts and iTunes. Catch them live during their New Zealand tour to Hamilton!

With so many exciting upcoming music events lined up for the year, we are all psyched! Plan out your evening ahead of time, do not let the traffic and parking worries affect what could be a perfect and wonderful day. Contact bus hire in Hamilton to bring you to where you should be! Why complicate your evenings when you could sit back and be chauffeured to the music festivals and events? Rally your friends for a fun night out together!

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