Supporting Acts

The table below lists New Zealand bands and musicians who may be available as support acts for live events.
Please use the search function to narrow down the selection:
For example, enter “rock auckland” in the search field to get rock acts who can play in Auckland.

Please Note: Contact details are not included, we recommend you make contact via social media.

If you would like to be added to this list, please email [email protected] with your name, genre, location and where you are willing to travel to.
Please also contact us if you would like your information updated or removed.

0800 Belly UpAlternative Rock / PunkAucklandNationwide for the right gig
Forsaken AgeHeavy MetalAuckland
Sons of SatanThrash MetalAuckland
Violet HighwayBluesy Pop RockAucklandHamilton, Raglan, Tauranga, Mt Maunganui, maybe Wellington
Tim Allen's Twenty Seater MicrowaveIndie/PopAucklandNationwide for solo support, all major cities with full band
Enter VenusRockAucklandNationwide
Odds & EndsIndie Rock/FunkAucklandNationwide
Hallelujah PicassosAlt/Indie-Art/Dance SoundsystemAuckland
DevaurHip-Hop / RnB/ Soul / Soft RockAucklandNationwide, prefers Auckland
Mikaela CougarAlternative RockAucklandNationwide
Iveta and SimoneAlternative Rock / New AgeAucklandNationwide
Pale FlagMetal / HardcoreAucklandNationwide
Forty Buck Till TuesdayHeavy Metal / Groove Metal / ThrashAucklandNationwide
Blood BuffaloAlt Rock / Blues RockAucklandNationwide
FuegoRock / Hard RockAucklandNorth Island
Quinn The HumanRockAucklandNorth Island
Glow BeckyAlternative RockAucklandNationwide, prefer North Island
Murder of CrowsAlternative RockAuckland
Makeshift ParachutesPsychedelic RockAucklandNorth Island
Bad JonesRockAucklandNationwide
Hazza Making NoiseAlternative RockAucklandWider Auckland Region
EmpressAlternative RockAucklandAuckland and Hamilton
Anti MatterAlternativeAucklandNationwide
IslaFolkAucklandNorth Island
CoridianAlternative RockAucklandNationwide
The FuzztardsOld School Punk RockersAucklandWhakatane
Freaky MeatWordcoreAucklandWhangarei to Invercargil
Miss UsedPsychedelic Blues Grunge RockAucklandNationwide
Otis MaceAcoustic / ElectricAuckland
Blu FishPsychedelic Indie Alternative RockAucklandNorth Island
Swerve CityHeavy RockAuckland
Hunt The WitchHeavy Alt Rock / Stoner RockAucklandNationwide
TrepidationsChaotic PopAuckland
PrimacyRock / MetalAucklandNationwide
TerasetOld School Death MetalAucklandNationwide
Ellie RedmondPopAucklandAnywhere between Auckland - Taupo
The Lite WorksRock / MetalAucklandUpper North Island
The First Child (Rei)Hardcore / Emo / ProgAucklandNorth Island
The RVMESBlues Reggae Rock n RollAucklandNorth Island
Vann DizonPop Rock Electronic AcousticAucklandNationwide
Dead FavoursRockAucklandNationwide
UnderscoreAlternative RockAucklandNorth Island
Jarni BlairPop with layers of Jazz and BluesAucklandNationwide
Late to ChelseaGarage / Punk RockAucklandNationwide
Dead Beat BoysGarage Rock / PunkAucklandNationwide
Living StateHard RockAucklandNationwide, prefer North Island
BeachwarePop RockAucklandNationwide
ScalperHip Hop / Hardcore Trip HopAucklandNationwide with reasonable notification to arrange travel
Beth WinksPopAucklandNationwide
Greta BullAcoustic Singer SongwriterAucklandBOP, Waikato and Northland
Where You Wig OutIndie RockAucklandNationwide
The MechanismDrum and BassAucklandNationwide
AriatheaTribal Soul FunkAucklandNationwide
StackedMelodic HardcoreAucklandNorth Island
Marianne LeighSinger-Songwriter / Indie Acoustic PopAucklandNationwide
CorrellaReggae / Roots / FunkAucklandBetween Hamilton and Auckland
Finger TightPop-Punk / Hardcore / RockAucklandNationwide
AngelFunk, RnB, Pop, Hip-Hop, Blues, JazzAucklandNationwide
LIVELYHip Hop / Trap / LofiAucklandNationwide
GK (GiantKilla)Hip Hop / Boom Bap / PopAucklandNationwide
SIAVANIRnB / Soul / ReggaeAucklandNationwide
RepairsPost PunkAucklandNorth Island
Ant TarrantFunk / Pop or Acoustic / Funk / PopAucklandNationwide
Boom Boom DeluxeRockabily / Rock n Roll / Retro RockAucklandNorth Island
Coast ArcadeIndie Rock / Pop & Surf RockAucklandNationwide - prefer upper North Island
Jethro ClarkeSinger-Songwriter / Indie PopAucklandNationwide
Lana FiaPop / Indie / Folk / SoulAucklandNationwide
Citris iNKRnB / Neo Soul / PopAucklandNationwide
InDunaAfro-Pop / Hip-Hop / Afro-DanceAucklandNationwide
Rancho MirageSonic RockAucklandNationwide
4SaykenHip-Hop / RapAucklandNationwide
The BoondocksHard RockAucklandNorth Island
Jenni SmithCountry Pop / Pop / Folk / AcousticAucklandAround and outside of Auckland
Raging FlowersSinger-Songwriter / Indie PopAucklandNationwide
Miriam McCombeSinger-SongwriterAucklandIf within 2 hours of Auckland
PuppeteerMetalAuckland / TaurangaNorth Island
AmanakiHardcore/Melodic HardcoreAuckland / HamiltonNorth Island
Universal AuthorsIndie Pop / Rock / PunkAuckland / HamiltonNorth Island
Steve TofaAcoustic based Folk / Soul / Old School RnBAuckland / HamiltonAnywhere between Waikato and Leigh / Matakana
PRINSPop / ElectropopAuckland / ChristchurchNationwide
Leah Carroll & The Loan SharksCountry Pop / Soft Rock / CelticBay of PlentyNorth Island
Christina RosePop ElectronicCambridgeNationwide, worldwide
EtheranAlt Metal / Hard RockChristchurchDunedin with notice
End To AvariceAlt Rock / GrungeChristchurchDunedin with notice
InexileGrungey Progressive RockChristchurchSouth Island
NOTVAmbient IndustrialChristchurch
Mike McKendryFolkChristchurchTravel with partner, needs plenty of notice
Mental FatalPunk Rock / Angry RockChristchurchSouth Island, can travel to North Island with plenty of notice
The Snake BehaviourAlt Punk Rock MetalChristchurchNationwide / Trans-tasman if notice to arrange flights
GwardenDrum n Bass / Jungle DJChristchurchNationwide
Link CityHip-Hop / Trap / RnB / PopChristchurchNationwide
Madeleine HowardPop-Rock / Singer-SongwriterChristchurchChristchurch
EnFireStoner Rock / Stoner DoomChristchurchNationwide
Bad LlamasIndie Pop / RockChristchurchSouth Island
Steffany BeckPop CountryChristchurchChristchurch / Auckland
Amber Carly WilliamsIndie-PopChristchurchWilling to travel, depending on availablity
SlimivichHip-Hop / Alt Rock / ElectronicChristchurchSouth Island, can travel to North Island with plenty of notice
Darryl BaserMiscDunedinChristchurch, Oamaru, Gore, Invercargill
Ajax and The Washin' UpRock n RollDunedin
Before the SnoozeAlternative Pop RockDunedinMay travel to other South Island centres
Human ConfusionAnyDunedinNationwide
Tomahawk RadioAlternative RockDunedinDunedin
Psycho King DogsPunkDunedin
Paul S AllenAcoustic, Folk, Rock, Alt CountryDunedinDunedin. Lower South Island if can manage costs.
DilzHip-HopFoxtonNorth Island
Lazy FiftyBlues, Blues Rock, Hard RockGisborneNationwide
Sit Down In FrontPunk RockGisborneNationwide
ErnieJIndie Pop, Soft RockGisborneNorth Island - solo, duo or 3 piece
DeathnirHeavy MetalHamiltonNationwide
EnochAlternative MetalHamilton
RubineClassic Rock, Prog RockHamiltonAuckland, Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Rotorua
Leave The DeadMetalHamilton
Achillies ComplexRock MetalHamiltonNorth Island
Medusa GlareRockHamiltonNationwide
ElementClassic Metal / Hard RockHamiltonNationwide
Jacob Blair TaitAcousticHamiltonNorth Island - also in a duo with Tessa Campbell
MesszaAlt RockHamiltonNationwide
KarnackHeavy MetalHamiltonAnywhere within 3 hours of Hamilton, may be willing to go further
Alpha CodaAlt RockHamiltonNationwide
The Recently DeceivedPunkHamiltonNorth Island
Tony LeeAlt Country RockHamilton
ChecaineHard Alternative RockHamilton
Mega MawNuMetal / Psychedelic / Heavy RockHamiltonNationwide
JP & The Drag KingsRock / Soul Blues / Funk OriginalsHamilton
Stone ClonesHard Rock / Desert RockHamiltonAuckland, Tauranga, Raglan, Taupo (for the right gig) and anywhere in between
PolarisRadioElectronic Rock / SynthwaveHawkes BayLower North Island, further afield for Festivals etc
Lizard PromAlternative Rock / ShoegazeHawkes BayNationwide
The Crystal ProjectPop, Rock, FolkHawkes Bay
Paddy and The CryptidsPunk / Garage RockHawkes BayPalmerston North, maybe Wellington - Hamilton / Tauranga
Peyton MoreteAcoustic GuitarKapitiWellington to Palmerston North
Charlotte KerriganBlues / FolkKapitiWellington to Levin solo, duo with saxophone or trio with bass
The AJ Crawshaw BandRock, acoustic to full bandKapitiLower North Island
Swamp VultureHard RockKerikeriNorthland / Auckland - will travel anywhere for the right gigs
Ripple EffectReggae FusionManawatuNorth Island
Heavy BlarneyCeltic Rock / MetalManawatuHappy to travel for the right gig
An Electric HeartPopNapier
Six Feet LeftRockNelsonTop of South Island - could travel anywhere with enough notice
Itchy & ScratchyPopNelsonNationwide
Jacquie Walters and James WilkinsonFolkNelsonWill travel for right opportunity. Also Jacquie as a solo musician.
Dark WaterAlternative RockNew PlymouthNationwide
Radio TherapyRockNew PlymouthNationwide
Trip ChangeSoul / Indie / Funk / Reggae / Pop RockNew PlymouthNationwide
BittercupAlternative RockNew PlymouthNorth Island - full band or cut down solo sets
Laconic ZephyrPop RockNew PlymouthTaranaki - will consider other North Island travel
Emily RiordanAlt-Folk / Trip-HopNew PlymouthNorth Island, South Island during school holidays
Fiff DimensionAcoustic Avant GardeNew PlymouthWairarapa or Wellington, happy to consider further afield
O JulietAlt / Indie FolkNew PlymouthNationwide
Banana MundoLatin / AfrobeatNew PlymouthNorth Island
MsAlignmentOriginal Groovy Rock FusionNew PlymouthNationwide
The Mons WhalerRock, Blues, FolkNew PlymouthNationwide
StackedSkate Punk / Punk RockNorth ShoreAuckland, will travel further for the right gig U18
The Road DoggzAcoustic Rock Blues Alt CountryOamaruDunedin
Ethan DowningAcoustic Singer Songwriter Alt Blues / FunkOamaru
Rhianna FrickerJazz / SoulOamaruDunedin
School of RockTop 40 RockOamaru
Screw JackPop RockOamaruTimaru / Dunedin as long as fuel is covered
Jae BedfordAcoustic Singer SongwriterOtagoCanterbury
Eden MargaretAcoustic FolkOtagoCan travel for the right gig
Government PestHeavy RockPalmerston NorthNationwide
PalotatiaAlternative RockPalmerston North / WellingtonManawatu, possibly Whanganui and Wellington
Midnight SwitchRockPalmerston NorthNationwide
Don't Eat The PeopleRock, Heavy with some funkPukekoheMost parts of the North Island
LA ThompsonCountry Pop, Folk / Rock infusionTahawai, Bay of PlentyNationwide
Frau KnotzElectro-Pop, DanceTaranakiNorth Island, further afield for festivals
The Jason McIver CollectivePop / Rock / AcousticTaupoNorth Island / prefer Waikato
RehaabBlues / Blues Rock / Classic Rock OriginalsTaurangaNorth Island / will consider South Island
AntebellumMelodic Instrumental Alt RockTaurangaNationwide
Electric UniverseRockTaurangaNationwide
Hybrid BluesBlues RockTaurangaNationwide
Dead EmpireAlternative RockTaurangaNationwide
Anthony Coulter MusicPop Rock ReggaeTaurangaNorth Island
ArtinianPop RockWaikatoNorth Island
Mojo AliceHard Rock / BluesWellingtonNationwide
Bingo FighterFolk RockWellington
Burning EmbersRockWellington
Hadees DrudgeMetal and RockWellingtonNationwide
The Deadbeat DadsBlues / Punk / RockWellingtonLower North Island, will consider all other travel including overseas
How To HumanRockWellingtonNorth Island mainly
Seismic StateRockWellingtonwill travel anywhere for the right gigs
Yaya And The SnakesBlues / Rock / PunkWellingtonNationwide
No Sudden MovementsRock PopWellingtonNationwide
Old School RoadRockWellington
GroundfloorAlternative Indie / RockWellingtonNorth Island, prefer Wellington region
DislocateAlt Rock / MetalWellingtonNationwide
Phat KrunkAlt Rock / Blues RockWellingtonNorth Island
The Whiskey ShowHard RockWellingtonFurther Afield from Wellington
Garden HeightsIndie / ReggaeWellington
Ivy AngelPop RnBWellingtonMainly Wellington but will travel anywhere if it's a good gig
Planet HunterStoner RockWellingtonNationwide
The Julie Lamb OutfitFunk PopWellingtonWellington region
Scorn of CreationDeath MetalWellingtonNationwide
Starving MillionsMetal / HardcoreWellingtonNationwide
Ten24RockWellingtonLower North Island
Nicole AndrewsElectronic / Indie AlternativeWellingtonHappy to travel for the right gig
Steve Wright and Sugar GlidersAcoustic/Rock and Electric BluesWellingtonNationwide
Southgate RidgeAlt Country / Folk / ComedyWellingtonWellington Region
Danica BryantSinger-Songwriter / Pop-RockWellingtonWellington and Hawkes Bay
Link CityHip Hop / RnBWellingtonNationwide
Andy GartrellSinger-Songwriter / PopWellingtonNationwide
Voodoo BlooAlternative RockWellingtonNationwide
SidewinderHard Rock / Desert RockWellingtonNationwide
James HunterAlternative Folk / Singer-SongwriterWellingtonNationwide
NoiseArt-RockWellingtonNorth Island
Greta O'LearyIndie Folk / AlternativeWellingtonNationwide
This Silent DivideRockWellingtonNationwide
HavenPop RockWellingtonNationwide
Bleeding StarNoise Alternative Indie RockWelligntonNationwide
GrumblewoodProgressive Folk RockWellington / KapitiLower North Island, further afield for Festivals etc
Bad SchematicsPop Punk / Alt RockPalmerston NorthNationwide
Pull Down The SunProgressive and Atmospheric Rock / MetalWhanganuiNationwide
Moondog Blues (band or solo)BluesWhangareiNationwide
Velvet ArrowFolk / Alt CountryWhangareiWhangarei