What's On

09 Aug
12 Aug
Celebrating the Life of Allison Stewart
09 August to 12 August

Live stream of celebration of Allison Stewart's life.  Read more

Fuse Drumming Showcase
11 August

Fuse Drumming is proud to presents its first showcase. Performing at this event will be a selection of their junior, senior and advanced Fuse teams from around the Bay of Plenty.  Read more

ERA 'Jukebox of Time'
12 August

The Royal Family Dance Crew presents ERA ‘Jukebox of Time’. An escape through time, pop culture, live music and dance exploring the world and art that inspired human life across the eras.   Read more

Tami Neilson - Kingmaker
13 August

Premiering brand new songs written especially for New Zealand audiences, with stunning string arrangements by Victoria Kelly, Kingmaker is a high octane mix of Tami Neilson’s own original songs and tributes to iconic women in country music.  Read more

20 Aug
21 Aug
The Hundred Acre Wood
20 August to 21 August

Welcome to the magical world of the Hundred Acre Wood. A tale of Winnie the Pooh and his friends. Their adventures are told by 240 local dancers. A family friendly showcase of talent. Not to be missed!   Read more

The Boss: Bruce Springsteen Tribute
27 August

THE BOSS is a full production, kick-ass compliment of eight passionate musicians bringing alive the timeless music of Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band. A 2-and-a-half-hour, world-class show featuring all of The Boss's greatest hits and more!  Read more

An Evening with the Harmonic Resonators
28 August

The Harmonic Resonators are joining with the Boobops, a dragon boating team of breast cancer survivors, to bring their unique mix of country, Waiata Māori, and party tunes to Baycourt Theatre.   Read more

Hammers & Horsehair Homecoming
28 August

A century since NZ-born soprano Rosina Buckman undertook an epic 110 concert homecoming tour, well-known soprano Rowena Simpson joins Hammers & Horsehair duo Douglas Mews and Robert Ibell to present a vivid reimagining of the 1922 tour.   Read more

30 Aug
02 Sep
Tauranga Primary Schools Music Festival 2022
30 August to 02 September

The 66th Tauranga Primary Schools' Music Festival brings together choirs from local Primary and Intermediate Schools for five days of performances.  Read more

14 Sep
01 Oct
We Will Rock You
14 September to 01 October

Tauranga Musical Theatre is proudly bringing the worldwide smash hit musical written by Queen and Ben Elton, We Will Rock You to Tauranga, in 2022!  Read more

Kevin Bloody Wilson F.U.P.C. Tour
03 October

The outrageously funny KEVIN BLOODY WILSON returns with another dose of his fair-dinkum Aussie humour. F.U.P.C spotlights Political Correctness for what it is and how Kev sees it – a big giggle crafted in song. Supported by Jenny Talia. R18.  Read more

09 Oct
10 Oct
Postmodern Jukebox - The Grand Reopening
09 October to 10 October

Postmodern Jukebox makes its grand return! The famed time-twisting musical collective that puts pop music in a time-machine will bring The Grand Reopening Tour to Tauranga in October 2022.  Read more

The Artist [Escape 2022]
12 October

Comedy and circus sensation Thom Monckton will astound you in The Artist: an incredible feat of physical strength, skilled theatrics, and comedic storytelling.   Read more

12 Oct
16 Oct
Escape Festival 2022
12 October to 16 October

Escape, Tauranga’s little festival of big ideas, returns 12 to 16 October 2022.  Read more

Wham Bam Tauranga Poetry Slam [Escape 2022]
14 October

Motif Poetry is proud to present the second annual Wham Bam Tauranga Poetry Slam. It's alive. It's energetic. It explodes from the mic and flies around the room! Get ready for three rounds of audience-judged, original work from local performers.   Read more

Pīpī Paopao [Escape 2022]
14 October

Pīpī Paopao is a performance for tamariki aged 3-5 year olds - and their adults - which adopts the unique characteristics of our Manu Rangatira (noble birdlife) through waiata and play.   Read more

News News News [Escape 2022]
15 October

This is the news. We have our eyes on the city and our fingers on the pulse. In frightening times we are here to reassure you, a voice you can trust. Coming live and uninterrupted from Baycourt to an audience of potentially billions.  Read more

20 Oct
21 Oct
Tutus on Tour
20 October to 21 October

A carefully curated programme of works, from beloved classical favourites to recent works that have claimed a rightful place on the international stage.  Read more

TINA Simply the Best
22 October

Get the electrifying Tina Turner experience with this full stage production brimming with hits from the 60s-90s. Featuring the powerful and thrilling Caroline Borole complete with band, brass section, backing vocalists and dancers.  Read more

Urzila Carlson - It's Personal
29 October

This is a show about keeping your cards close to your chest but walking around naked. Can we have it all? Yes, but also bloody no but also it’s none of your business because IT’S PERSONAL.  Read more

04 Nov
06 Nov
NZSO - Immerse Festival 2022
04 November to 06 November

Join the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra for three amazing concerts at Baycourt Community & Arts Centre this November as our national orchestra celebrate its 75th anniversary and looks forward to a golden future.  Read more

04 November

From the “ching ching!” of Christmas sleigh bells in the first movement, to the beatified soprano entrance in the finale, Mahler’s Fourth is a picture of the perfect childhood. Featuring Hawkes Bay soprano Madeleine Pierard.  Read more

Ria Hall with the NZSO
05 November

This special concert combines the power of the NZSO, the precision of renowned conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya, and the passion of Ria Hall who'll perform tracks from her 2017 album 'Rules of Engagement'.  Read more

Spooky Symphony
06 November

Join the NZSO if you dare as their narrator leads you through a mysterious tale while the NZSO performs some of the most magical, spooky, creepy, or just outright monstrous music ever written. A fun-filled family concert.  Read more

Leaving Jackson
08 November

Take a step back in time to when country music told a true story of life, love and heartache. LEAVING JACKSON The Johnny Cash & June Carter Show will have you singing, laughing and crying for more.  Read more

09 Nov
10 Nov
Dancing Queen: A Tribute to ABBA
09 November to 10 November

Dancing Queen: A Tribute To ABBA is a full-scale concert production featuring more than 2 hours of fun, energetic musical performances with a live backing band, replica costumes, theatrical lighting and effects.  Read more

Daniel Champagne Live
11 November

The young Australian virtuoso recently described as ‘the finest guitar player of this generation’ returns to New Zealand playing an intimate Tauranga show at The Baycourt X Space!  Read more

Drag Up Your Life
19 November

Get ready for a drag production full of incredible lip sync performances, stunts and tricks that’ll blow your wig right off! This is a one night drag experience you do not want to miss!  Read more

The World of Musicals
21 November

World of Musicals brings the very best, colourful, inspiring and memorable musical classics to life, all performed by an internationally star-studded cast presenting the audience with nightly entertainment at the highest level.  Read more

A Celtic Christmas by A Taste of Ireland
16 December

Watch two star-crossed lovers twirl beneath the mistletoe as award-winning Irish musicians complement the world’s best Irish Dancers to deliver an exciting mix of traditional tunes, heartfelt ballads, carols and red-hot rhythms.  Read more

Kiwi Moon
22 June

Meet Little Kiwi, a tiny bird who will leave a huge impression. He is an unusual bright white kiwi, and he’s very round. What else is white, bright, and round?! Te Marama of course! And there she is in the sky, shining down through the trees.  Read more

Rockaria - The ELO Experience
02 September

ROCKARIA - The ELO EXPERIENCE is a show that delivers a captivating live concert recreating the unforgettable sound of Jeff Lynne’s The Electric Light Orchestra.  Read more

Queen: It’s a Kinda Magic
11 November

Direct from Australia, Queen: It’s a Kinda Magic is back by popular demand! Be immersed in the spectacle, grandeur and extravagance of Queen and Freddie Mercury. Big sound, big screens, crazy lighting and outlandish costumes… the REAL ROCK EXPERIENCE!  Read more