Be seduced by the vocal talents of Irish star Hozier this weekend. Photo / Supplied

Be Seduced By Irish Singer Hozier & Other Fun Things On This Weekend

All the music gigs to be at plus a one-day-only sandwich pop-up at Baby Cafe


• Anzac Day commemorative services will take place around the country this Thursday. In Auckland, the Auckland War Memorial Museum in Parnell and the Navy Museum in Devonport will hold services and a range of activities in remembrance. 


• It’s been almost a year since Ruby White, formerly known as Miss Changy, closed her cafe Small Fry at Te Tuhi Arts Centre. The cafe built up a loyal following for its modern Chinese-Malaysian fare and fans can now rejoice, as Small Fry is popping up at at Baby cafe in Eden Terrace this month. Ruby will serve two sandwiches and Malaysian kaya toast. Jars of Ruby’s signature homemade kaya will also be available to buy. Sunday April 28, 10.30am until sold out. 67b France St S, Eden Terrace

Discover rising star Australian singer-songwriter Meg Mac. Photo / Supplied

• Karangahape bar/eatery Madame George will host an eight-course tasting menu especially for vegetarians and pescatarians using seasonal produce. When: April 27 at 6.30pm and 7.30pm with limited seating  Where: 490 Karangahape Rd   BookVisit or call 09 308 9039.


• Get ready to rock and groove when American Blues-Rock band Larkin Poe perform their first New Zealand show this weekend. The Nashville-based sister duo released their fourth album 'Venom & Faith' last November and have toured with the likes of Elvis Costello, Keith Urban and Bob Seger. When: April 26   Where: The Tuning Fork   Tickets:

 Lawrence Arabia is back for a lengthy New Zealand tour to celebrate the release of his new album, Lawrence Arabia's Singles Club. The album was a 12-month long project for James Milne (a.k.a. Lawrence Arabia) who set himself the daunting task of releasing a new single every month. The initial two shows booked for the Hollywood Cinema in Auckland has been condensed into one spectacular show on Saturday (ticket purchases for Friday can be redeemed if you are unable to attend at point of purchase). When: April 27    Where: 20 St Georges Rd, Avondale    Tickets:

• A voice not to miss, Hozier’s powers of seduction will return to New Zealand for one headline show at Spark Arena on Sunday. The Irish singer will treat fans to material from his celebrated new EP Nina Cried Power. When: April 28   Where: Spark Arena    Tickets:

Get the eco-bags ready for Organic Week Aotearoa on Monday. Photo / Supplied

•  Rising star, Australian singer-songwriter Meg Mac will bring her 'Give Me My Name Back' tour to The Tuning Fork. When: April 27   Where: The Tuning Fork Tickets:


• Academy Cinemas will show a double-feature of New Zealand-made films, the ground-breaking Waru, followed by its spiritual successor Vai. There will be a 30 minute intermission. When: April 28, from 5pm    Where: 44 Lorne St    Tickets: $15 for both features (please purchase two $7.50 tickets) and $10 for one feature at

•  Hollywood Avondale will screen musical fantasy film Labyrinth starring David Bowie on Sunday afternoon and Marilyn Monroe classic Some Like It Hot Sunday evening. Where: 20 St Georges Rd, Avondale


•  Get the eco-bags ready for Organic Week Aotearoa which will highlight the benefits of organic over a weeklong programme of events, April 29-May 5. Highlights include Britomart market day (April 29) with stalls sampling and selling organic products from Ceres Organics, Kokako Coffee, Almighty Juices and produce from urban garden initiative O.M.G. An organic herb workshop at Waiheke Herbs on Waiheke, and a cycle tour visiting two urban gardens and the Kokako Coffee Roastery with an organic lunch. When: April 29 — May 5   Where: Auckland and country-wide   Visit:

Be seduced by the vocal talents of Irish star Hozier this weekend. Photo / Supplied

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