Army Band - Events Calendar 2019

Nelson Wine and Food Festival (Nelson) - Event cancelled

17 February 2019

Nelson Wine & Food Festival 2019 celebrates sensational sounds, wine, food and summer. Hold onto your holiday groove, grab your family and friends and head to the Festival for all-day entertainment, fantastic gourmet food, and award-winning wine and beer.

The NZ Army Band will be performing at the Festival along with other unique musicians on the programme. The event runs from 11am - 5pm at the Middle-Earth Vineyards, Bryant Road, Brightwater.

This annual event has raised funds for the community from the Rescue Helicopter, Hospice, Womens Refuge, Coastguard, local Fire brigades, St Johns to the local Sports teams and Schools.

For updates on the event - visit the Official facebook group


Earthquake Memorial Service (Christchurch)

22 February 2019

The Army band are performing on the day of the Earthquake Memorial, located at Montreal Street. The service starts from 12pm.


Hokitika Wild Food Festival

9 March 2019

Come and celebrate the 30th annual Hokitika Wildfoods Festival in style, with a unique mix of tastes, sights and musical bliss.

The NZ Army Band will return to the Festival in 2019 ready to entertain and delight your eardrums.

Watch this space for more info.


Gift of Music - fundraising concert (Christchurch)

30 March 2019

Join Fiona Pears, Graham Wardrop and the New Zealand Army Band in a sensational night of music at the Transitional Cathedral on Saturday, 30th of March. Backed by some of New Zealand’s finest musicians; Tom Rainey, Greg Donaldson, Pete Fleming and Ian Tilley; this is set to be a truly memorable night.

‘The Gift of Music’ is a very special evening with 100% of money raised going to Christchurch’s less fortunate - our street whānau, who struggle to survive through winter.

The proceeds from the concert will be used to provide medical attention for adults and children living in need on our streets. Registered charity Street Wise will be in charge of distributing the funds. You can find out more about the incredible work they do at

The Gift of Music event is from 7:00pm - 10:00pm.

For more information and ticket sales, visit


New Zealand Tattoo (Palmerston) - Event postponed

12 - 13 April 2019

Following the recent events in Christchurch, Palmerston North City Council considers it would be inappropriate to host an event of this nature.

All ticket holders will receive a full refund. More details can be found at the website:

A nationally significant pageant of music, marching, manoeuvres, bands, fly pasts, kapa haka, dance, pomp and ceremony. The NZ Army Band will be a part of the New Zealand Tattoo to celebrate New Zealand's military and cultural traditions in Palmerston North at the Central Energy Trust Area.


Dawn Services in Christchurch, Cranmer Square

25 April 2019

In honour of the fallen, The NZ Army band will perform a Dawn Service in Cranmer Square, Christchurch at 6:30am.


Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo 2019 (Scotland)

2 - 24 August 2019

"A triumphant assembly of music and dance not to be missed!" This year the Tattoo will capture the imagination of the audience in Kaleidoscope vision. Exploring colour, music and light inspired by the optical invention created by Scottish physicist Sir David Brewster in 1816.

Military and cultural acts from across the globe will be joined by the iconic Massed Pipes and Drums, Pipers Trail, Tattoo Dance Company and Hjaltibonhoga (Fiddlers).

The entertaining New Zealand Army band will be ready to march the stage and celebrate the Military Tattoo spirit with pride. An experience that has wowed audiences across the globe and broken ticket sale records through the stadium roof in the event's history.

For more information and ticket sales, visit

To show the location in Google maps, visit

Castlehill, Edinburgh, EH1 2NG, Friday 2 August 2019 (9:00 pm) through to Saturday 24 August 2019 (7:15 pm)

This page was last amended on 22 March 2019