Taupo Summer Concert
Every year, Greenstone Entertainment brings some of the world's best international rock artists to the iconic Taupo Summer Concert.
The Taupo Summer Concert 2017 was another incredible day of live music with Australian rock legends ICEHOUSE, the multi-talented Alan Parsons Live Project and the unmistakable voice of Bonnie Tyler. Bring on 2018!
Taupo Summer Concert History
Taupo Summer Concert is an annual international outdoor concert featuring some of the greatest bands from the 70’s and 80’s. The event is held during the day so people can stay overnight or come for a day trip.
With a backdrop of Lake Taupo and the Waikato River, the Taupo Amphitheatre provides a spectacular setting for up to 15,000 people to experience to let their hair down and rock out at this family-friendly event.
Taupo Summer Concert 2017 featured Australian rock legends ICEHOUSE, the multi-talented Alan Parsons Live Project, along with the unmistakable voice of Bonnie Tyler.
Taupo Summer Concert 2016 saw three of rock’s supreme heavy weight artists, Huey Lewis and the News, REO Speedwagon and Melissa Etheridge, deliver an unmissable day at the Taupo Amphitheatre.
Taupo Summer Concert 2015 was a resounding hit with 2013 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees Heart, classic rock legends Foreigner and Grammy-nominated Three Dog Night.
Taupo Summer Concert 2014 featured classic rock legends Lynyrd Skynyrd, Starship featuring Mickey Thomas (of Jefferson Starship fame) and iconic British group 10cc.
Taupo Summer Concert 2013 was headlined by Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo, Bachman & Turner and America.
The inaugural Taupo Summer Concert 2012 was a resounding success with international rock bands Doobie Brothers and Little River Band, New Zealand singer-songwriter Annah Mac and all of those in the Taupo music scene.
Visit the Taupo Summer Concert website for more info.
Ask The Local
The Events Capital of New Zealand With so many various events happening all year round, it is no wonder that Great Lake Taupo is considered to be the Events Capital of New Zealand. Attend an event, provide support or organise an event. You'll find impeccable hospitality like no other.- Steve Giles, District Events Manager, Taupo District Council