Taupo Summer Concert
Every year, Greenstone Entertainment brings international artists to the iconic Taupo Summer Concert, held outdoors at the Taupo Amphitheatre.
The Taupo Summer Concert 2017 will feature Australian rock legends ICEHOUSE for their first NZ headlining show in 20 years, the multi-talented Alan Parsons Live Project, along with the unmistakable voice of Bonnie Tyler.
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Taupo Summer Concert History
Taupo’s music scene, central location and its abundant infrastructure (such as the Taupo Events Centre) makes it an ideal venue to host some of the worlds “classic all time bands”.
Set in the backdrop of Lake Taupo and the beginning of the Waikato River, the Amphitheatre provides a spectacular setting for up to 15000 people to experience this event in Taupo.
This concert is in keeping with Great Lake Taupo’s impressive events portfolio, including IRONMAN New Zealand and Contact Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge. Taupo Summer Concert Ltd will now offer an annual international outdoor concert featuring some of the greatest bands from the 70’s and 80’s.
Appealing to the 40 plus demographic, Taupo Summer Concert will be held during the day to accommodate those who wish to day trip only.
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