ROSSO POMODORO: Italian wood fire pizzeria – Now open in Grey Lynn

ROSSO POMODORO is an Italian wood fire pizzeria with a kiwi touch. Located at 356 Great North Road, in the heart of Grey Lynn ROSSO POMODORO is here to bring you mouth watering, wood fire, classic Italian pizzas using fresh toppings and top Italian imported products such as porcini mushrooms, buffalo...

NORTHERN BASS – first artist anouncement

After the resounding success of last year’s epic sold-out event, FuZen Entertainment is thrilled to announce the first installment of artists heading to Mangawhai to perform at the 15/16 Northern Bass New Years festival. SHAPESHIFTER * SKEPTA * FOREIGN BEGGARS * CHALI 2NA DJ MARKY * LADI 6 * MACHINEDRUM * DANNY BYRD * MALA HOMEBREW * SWINDLE  * SKEPTICAL * DUB...

EVENT: Paddy Fred Live Band + guests @ Neck Of The Woods (8th Aug)

Straight from the Windy City of Wellington, The Paddy Fred Live Band are set to take over Neck of the Woods on Saturday the 8th of August with friends The Side Steps Quintet, K-Saba, Honebegood and Coco-M. Having spent time remixing tunes by the likes of Louis Baker...

EVENT: Matariki At The Waterfront (17th – 19th July)

Matariki on the Waterfront is back for 2015 for its fourth year at Waterfront Auckland this July 17th, 18th and 19th. Matariki Festival is a month-long celebration, and as the largest indigenous celebration in the country, the final weekend on Auckland’s sparkling Waterfront is the perfect opportunity to...

ARTE NA FAVELA: Grab & Go @ Santos throughout July

Santos Cafe Ponsonby has always been a great champion of local artists, and their art wall has been part of the vibe since 1996. Many young aspiring artists have become a household name since they first exhibited on Santos’art wall. The Santos art wall is named Arte Na Favela. Exhibiting in May is...

EVENT: Suburban Base @ Ginger Minx: curated by SMASHEY & NICEY

Base FM presents SUBURBAN BASE Curated by SMASHEY & NICEY Friday 26th June GINGER MINX (117 Valley Rd, Mt Eden) We’re taking the Base FM sound to the suburbs with a series of events at Ginger Minx in Mt Eden. Each event will by curated by a different Base...

Matariki Art Market @ Auckland Museum

The 4th annual Matariki Art Market Sunday 19th July, 10am – 5pm Auckland Museum Atrium & Galleries FREE with Museum Entry www.aucklandmuseum.co.nz Nau mai e te hunga nui! Come to the Museum to celebrate the skill and innovation of local Māori artists, musicians and performers. Purchase unique works from...

Matariki: Season of Shakespeare – Rōmeo rāua ko Hurieta

BaseFM is proud to support Matariki: Season of Shakespeare – Rōmeo rāua ko Hurieta This year, with the dawn rising of Matariki comes the world premiere of Rōmeo rāua ko Hurieta, performed live entirely in te reo Māori at Auckland Museum’s Māori Court. Join the crew for this whānau-friendly presentation...

EVENT: Hiatus Kaiyote @ Kings Arms, 3rd September

Paint It Gold & Niche present HIATUS KAIYOTE Thursday 3rd September KINGS ARMS FACEBOOK | dashtickets | undertheradar One of Australia’s most successful and intriguing acts, Hiatus Kaiyote, will play their debut New Zealand shows this September. The future soul band play Auckland’s Kings Arms on Thursday, September 3...

FOOTBALL @ SANTOS CAFE PONSONBY | Under 20s Match Screenings

Lexus Of Auckland City presents: FOOTBALL at SANTOS  The Under 20s World Cup is happening around new Zealand, and Santos Café Ponsonby will be screening select afternoon games throughout June! Find the updated game schedule on the Santos Café Ponsonby Facebook page – and listen out on Base Breakfast.

FAT FREDDY’S DROP announce Auckland Town Hall show & vinyl release

FAT FREDDY’S DROP @ AUCKLAND TOWN HALL  Saturday 24th October Ticketmaster Pre-Sale Tues 9th June at midday General Public On Sale Thurs 11 June at midday www.ticketmaster.co.nz www.fatfreddysdrop.com Fat Freddy’s Drop is pleased to announce an Auckland Town Hall show on 24th October in anticipation of a new album coming soon....

ARTE NA FAVELA: Patrick Betts @ Santos throughout May

Santos Cafe Ponsonby has always been a great champion of local artists, and their art wall has been part of the vibe since 1996. Many young aspiring artists have become a household name since they first exhibited on Santos’art wall. The Santos art wall is named Arte Na Favela. Exhibiting in May is...

Need Heat? Frankton Heat Hot Sauce

FRANKTON HEAT HOT SAUCE www.franktonheat.co.nz Facebook Instagram Looking for something that will fire you up? Look no further. Frankton Heat Hot Sauce will fuel your senses and be a sure fire hit at your next gathering. Hand made hot sauce produced locally in Frankton, Queenstown, using all natural...

Get to know: GINGER MINX

GINGER MINX 117 Valley Road, Mt Eden Ph. (09) 623 2121 www.facebook.com/GingerMinxNZ When Base FM recommends a venue, you can be sure the joint will have great atmosphere and quality music. So you need to get to know Ginger Minx. Situated on the corner of Valley and Mt Eden Roads,...

EXHIBITION: All Fresco 2015 (April 9th – 12th)

“All Fresco is a community based street art festival designed to inject colour into our streetscape and activate our shared spaces. This K Road Business Association initiative is a natural response to the K Road environment and the tradition of creativity and fringe culture that the area is...

EVENT: Phoenix Fest 2015 | Saturday 21st March

Phoenix Fest returns in 2015 to finish off the summer festival season in style. It all began in 2007 when the folks from Phoenix Organic Drinks slipped quietly into an inner city Auckland park with a few thousand friends and a couple of bands by the name of...

EVENT: Sundaise Festival (6-8 March)

Come join us at SUNDAISE Festival, March 6th-8th, tucked away in the hidden native bush Valley of Dickey Flat, just before the town of Waihi. SUNDAISE Festival is for Everybody! SUNDAISE | 6th – 8th March www.sundaise.co.nz FACEBOOK PAGE | FACEBOOK EVENT The Main Stage features musical performances from: Trinity...

EVENT: Conch Sessions with Rodney P (UK)

Grindin’ & Base FM presents: THE CONCH SESSIONS Tuesday 24th Feb. Feat: Q+A session with Rodney P (London Posse / The Riddim Killa / @Tru Thoughts) straight outta the UK. The event is FREE and will run from 6 till 8pm so be in early to claim your...

SPLORE 2015 NZ Music Mix

The last few weeks we’ve heard from a lot of music from artists who are appearing at Splore 2015. Mr Scruff, Kid Koala, Roy Ayers and Tinashe all get regular spins by various Base FM DJs and are some of the more well know international artists who we’ll...

EVENT: Music At Matua 2015, Saturday 28th Feb

Music At Matua 2015 Saturday 28th February Featuring: Fly My Pretties, The Nudge and Estère General Admission tickets $80+BF Return Bus tickets $17.50 www.loop.co.nz After two successful years of bringing you the best in contemporary kiwi music with the likes of The Phoenix Foundation, TrinityRoots and Lawrence Arabia,...