Kiwi rapper JessB performs at headline show in Auckland this Friday. Photo / Supplied

JessB's First Headline Tour & Other Fun Things To Do This Weekend

Plus party up the street at Ponsonby Market Day on Saturday

Ponsonby Market Day 
Find plenty to browse and buy at Ponsonby Market Day with designer fashion, home, jewellery, gift and craft items from street stalls and sample sales along Ponsonby Rd. There's also music from DJs located along the strip. Saturday September 21, 10am onwards. Ponsonby Rd. Free entry 

Celeste Barber
Australian comedian Celeste Barber is bringing the big, bold laughs of her stand-up tour to New Zealand. The Instagram parody star — with more than 5 million followers — will perform her "raw, intimate and self-deprecating" stand-up comedy show Celeste Barber: Challenge Accepted in Auckland and Wellington. Friday September 20. Bruce Mason Centre, Auckland and The Opera House, Wellington. Tickets at

Are you brave enough to watch Midsommar this weekend? Photo / Supplied

Midsommar Opening Night at Academy Cinemas
The critically-acclaimed horror film Midsommar was the taking point at this year's New Zealand International Film Festival. If you missed it, or have finally worked up the courage, settle in for the opening cinema night. Thursday September 19, from 8.30pm. 44 Lorne St, Auckland CBD. Tickets $12 - $15.50 at

iHeartRadio Music Festival
Taking place this weekend is the iHeartRadio Music Festival. Tune in to experience unforgettable performances from some of the biggest music stars on the planet including Alicia Keys, Backstreet Boys, Camila Cabello, Def Leppard, Green Day, Hootie & the Blowfish, Miley Cyrus, and many more. You can listen live on iHeartRadio New Zealand from 2.30pm Saturday. Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 September (NZ time), from 2.30pm each day. For a live audio stream of the event, head to

JessB EP Release Tour 
Kiwi rapper JessB is hitting the road on her first headline tour, kicking off with a gig at Raynham Park. Earlier this year JessB performed at Splendour in the Grass and released her hit Bump Bump ft Church Neon. Friday September 20. 8.30pm-1.30am. Raynham Park, 145 Karangahape Rd. Tickets at

Allpress Mornings with Jackie Grant & Jo Pearson
In the third event of the series, Jackie Grant (founder of HIP Group) and head chef Jo Pearson talk about running a successful multi-business operation, and what a morning at Amano Bakery looks like. There will be coffee and Amano pastries from 7.30am. Thursday September 19. 8 Drake St, Freemans Bay. Register at

Gina Hochstein's exhibition explores jewellery as an architectural space. Photo / Supplied

Gina Hochstein's Exhibition
See the latest body of work from Gina Hochstein, which looks at the relationship between modernist architecture and jewellery. Knuefermann's Fanshawe St space will exhibit Gina's work for the opening of the Festival of Architecture. Friday September 20, 5-7pm and Saturday September 21, 10am-5pm. 104 Fanshawe St, Auckland CBD

Fleetwood Mac at Spark Arena
Grammy-award winning band Fleetwood Mac is coming to Auckland for four shows at Spark Arena. The tour features the new line-up of Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, Stevie Nicks, and Christine McVie along with newcomers Mike Campbell and Neil Finn. Lucky for those with tickets to the final night. Thursday September 19, from 7pm.  42-80 Mahuhu Cres, Parnell. Tickets at

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