02-04-14

  • 02-04-14- The Sydney Writers Festival will announce the inclusion of Tim Finn for their 2014 program.
  • Tim will be performing his WHITE CLOUD production on Wednesday May 21 in Sydney.
  • For further details on Arts Festival go to the ABC page: http://www.swf.org.au/
  • Here is a bit more on White Cloud the stage production that was on at Bats Theatre in NZ
  • http://bats.co.nz/shows/white-cloud/
  • 06-03-14-March 8th Tim Finn and his son Harper are performing at the Tiritiri Matangi event on the island (it's in Auckland's gulf Harbour). More information on their web page: http://www.tiritirimatangi.org.nz/concert-2014
  • 01-02-14-A reminder that the Official Split Enz Facebook Page is now up and running. Remember to "Like" us here:
  • https://www.facebook.com/OfficialEnz
  • 15-12-13-Tim join brother Neil and nephew Liam onstage at Auckland's Powerstation on Dec 21st for "A F'inn Christmas" (and full band and family & friends). All profits go to Auckland City Mission. *SOLD OUT*
  • http://www.ticketmaster.co.nz/A-Finn-Christmas-tickets/artist/1945420
  • 05-12-13-Wow when did those kids of Tim and Marie Finn become young adults! Time really does fly by! Those in Auckland can check out Harper Finn (with other fresh young talent from Auckland Nth Shore) as part of the Great Pacific Tuning Fork. Sunday Dec 8th 2013. A mere $10.00 and All profit to Unicef! (Syria Fund). More info on this link:
  • http://www.tuningfork.co.nz/introducing/
  • 02-12-13-Tim will play the Newport Arms in Sydney on January 11th 2014. It's a free show so mark that one down in your diaries.
  • 25-11-13-" Hi Tim here, just a little one for the Waikato fans...I'm doing two nights in Cambridge at the Gaslight Theatre, Dec 12th and 13th, performing White Cloud solo...just me, some new songs and some edited home movies...!" TF. x *General Public Tickets on sale Dec 2nd.
  • 22-09-13-Great review of Tim's Leigh Sawmill gig here:
  • http://13thfloor.co.nz/reviews/concert-reviews/tim-finn-and-the-bads-leigh-sawmill-september-21-2013/
  • 17-09-13-Tim Finn will be playing the "Riverboats Music Festival"- Echuca-Moama-in February 2014.
  • http://www.noise11.com/news/the-cat-empire-to-headline-stellar-2014-riverboats-music-festival-lineup-20130916?utm_source=Noise11+Subscribers&utm_campaign=3f2b16e2e2-RSS_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_434e898772-3f2b16e2e2-279164005
  • 07-08-13-Great to see Tim Finn locking in a NZ live date at Leigh Sawmill on September 21st. Tickets- undertheradar.co.nz
  • 16-07-13-If anyone would like a jpeg of the Tim Finn tour poster just email me (peter@frenz.com) and ask. Great for your Facebook page/twitter. Spread the word.
  • 25-06-13-Happy Birthday Tim Finn!
  • 11-06-13-A few Tim Aussie live dates coming up:
  • Thu 15 Aug Lizottes, Dee Why
  • Fri 16 Aug Eatons Hill Hotel, Brisbane
  • Weds 21 Aug Hoey Moey - Coffs Harbour
  • Thurs 22 Aug Port Macquarie Panthers
  • Fri 23 Aug Club Forster
  • 01-06-13-For those after the Crowded House-GHOST CARS ON THE FREEWAY book we have the final 2% available at: www.rocketpocketbooks.com
  • and Yes Tim Finn is interviewed in it talking about his time with the band & Woodface.
  • 22-05-13-Tim Finn will headline THE ART OF MUSIC at the Sydney Opera House June 24th.This wonderful charity event raises funds & awareness for Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy. Loads of other artists playing to. Head to:
  • http://www.nordoff-robbins.com.au/index.php/newsandevents/events/65-art-of-music-live-2013
  • 20-04-13-Nice little article on Tim in Sydney;s FOKE magazine (page 70), it can be found here: http://issuu.com/fokemagazine/docs/april2013?mode=mobile
  • 02-04-13-The Finn Bros just climbed to the #1 spot on the Top 50 Singers in the Poll in the Herald Sun. Congratulations guys & thank you to the Frenz!
  • 02-04-13-Good to see the Finn Brothers come in at #10 on the Australasian top 50 greatest lead singers (voted for by other musicians).
  • The public can cast a vote for the Finns as well here:
  • http://www.heraldsun.com.au/entertainment/music/john-farnham-voted-australias-best-singer-of-all-time-by-panel-of-his-peers/story-e6frf9hf-1226610268921
  • 29-01-13-Tim will be playing TWO nights at the Port Fairy Festival-March 9th and 10th. Not many tickets remain for the Festival so don't delay.
  • 28-01-13-Tim Finn added to the line up for this years Port Fairy Festival in Melbourne. More details on the Festival website: http://www.portfairyfolkfestival.com/
  • 12-01-13-NZ Tim Finn fans, he will be performing at the Okere Falls Festival at Rotorua. The 3 days festival is on Jan 25,26,27. Tim plays the 26th.
  • Here is the link: http://okerefallsfestival.com/
  • 24-12-12-Happy Holidays everyone & thanks for all your support this year.
  • 05-12-12-For those Frenz living in NZ-still a handful of tickets remaining for the Finn Brothers charity show at Hamilton on December 13th:
  • http://www.truecolours.org.nz/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=71&Itemid=178
  • 16-11-12-Tim Finn returns to Australia in February to play at BETWEEN THE BAYS Music Festival. He joins the Hoodoo Gurus, James Reyne & Troy Cassar- Daley at what will be a brilliant day down on the Mornington Peninsula. It's on Sat Feb 23rd-tickets will go fast and are on sale on Monday 19th November via ticketmaster. (9AM). Keep an eye on www.betweenthebays.com too.
  • 25-10-12-Tim will be special guest at the Auckland (NZ) Elvis Costello show. It's on Jan 19th 2013. More information here:
  • http://www.undertheradar.co.nz/news/5925/Elvis-Costello-Returns-In-January-For-One-Auckland-Show.utr
  • 20-07-12-Here are the titles of the Tim Finn songs (a few are instrumentals) from the recent "White Cloud" project.
  • -White Cloud Black Shadow
  • -Pakeha
  • -Slippery Identities
  • -Going Too Fast
  • -Strong Connection
  • -Kicking A Football
  • -Rainstorm
  • -Clarity Begins At Home
  • -Sometimes A Glimpse
  • -Flying Dream
  • 10-07-12-Still some tickets left for the Tim Finn/ Ken Duncan NZ production of "White Cloud". It's at the Bats Theatre late September.
  • http://bats.co.nz/shows/White-Cloud/
  • 25-06-12-A big happy Birthday to Mr Tim Finn today- hitting the magic 60 mark. Have a brilliant birthday from all of us at Frenz HQ.
  • 20-06-12-All Tim Finn cards have been forwarded on in time for his 60th birthday. Thanks to those who sent one in.
  • 14-04-12-Tim Finn will be playing a show in Western Australia on July 5th.
  • Tim Finn Western Australia Date-July 5th
  • Venue: Art Bar (website link below). You have this information before anyone else so it probably isn't on their site yet.
  • Announcement of pre-sales to VISA FRONT LINE subscribers – 15 May
  • Announcement of pre-sales to VISA and AGWA/ARTBAR subscribers – 22 May
  • Pre-sales to above – 23 & 24 May
  • General public sales – 25 May
  • All tickets will be sold through Ticketek.
  • Website: http://www.artgallery.wa.gov.au/artbar/index.asp
  • At this stage this is the only extra show (apart from Lizotte gigs).
  • 13-04-12-Tim Finn's Western Australia show IS looking very good. Fairly sure it will happen-more information soon.
  • 16-04-12-Here are Tim's Lizottes dates for July. There is a chance of another date , so just keep checking the NEWS board.
  • July 3rd-Lizottes-Kincumber
  • July 7th-Lizottes Dee Why
  • July 8th-Lizottes, Newcastle
  • 11-04-12-Looks like Tim Finn will return to Australia in July for some live dates. We should be able to announce these in the next 48 hours.
  • 20-01-12-It is with regret that Tim Finn has announced the cancellation of his forthcoming shows in the United States.
  • The four shows (LA, NY and Boston/Cambridge), due to occur in March will not be re-scheduled at this point in time.
  • 03-01-12-It's kind of a limited ticket promotion for this show, but Tim will be playing Sydney on January 10th. Use your search engine for the Hunting Lodge to find out more.
  • The Jagermeister Hunting Lodge, Honda Festival Garden
  • Hyde Park North
  • Corner College and Park Streets
  • Sydney
  • 21-12-11-Happy Christmas to Tim Finn fans everywhere!
  • 28-12-11-USA fans all Tim shows are now on sale via the various venues websites.
  • 15-12-11-Tim's Los Angeles date is now up on Largo's website:
  • http://www.largo-la.com/ticketinfo/
  • 05-12-11-Tim's NY City Winery dates are now up on their site:
  • Friday, 3/23 - http://citywinery.com/events/205160
  • Saturday, 3/24 - http://citywinery.com/events/205488
  • 29-11-11-As mentioned previously here are the 4 Tim Finn USA dates. These have only been announced so just be patient and let the Venue's website add them- they may well not be up for all venues just yet. Note the Club Passim show is ALL AGES. These 4 will be the only USA dates.
  • 03/21/12 LOS ANGELES, CA/LARGO AT THE CORONET
  • 03/23/12 NEW YORK, NY/CITY WINERY
  • 03/24/12 NEW YORK, NY/CITY WINERY
  • 03/25/12 CAMBRIDGE, MA/CLUB PASSIM
  • 27-11-11-USA Tim fans check the news board in a few days as we should have details of the 4 USA Tim shows.
  • 08-11-11-For those who asked, the keyboardist in Tim's band for the Metro Sydney gig was Robert Woolf. Niall (Anderson) returns and will play all other Australian/NZ shows.
  • 08-11-11-In about 2 weeks we should be able to announce a handful of Tim USA shows-so keep checking this NEWS board or sign on for Frenz Twitter.
  • 07-11-11-Tim Finn at Bird In Hand winery- South Australia on February 25th, 2012.
  • Link: http://www.birdinhand.com.au/
  • 05-11-11-THEY WILL HAVE THEIR WAY debuts at #31 on the ARIA Top 100 (#15 on digital chart too).
  • 28-10-11-Due to an unforeseen scheduling conflict the Tim Finn performance in Canberra on Thursday November 3 has been cancelled.
  • Tim Finn and management sincerely regret any inconvenience caused. Those who have purchased tickets will receive a full refund from the place of purchase.
  • Tim Finn would like to thank his fans, especially those on Facebook and Twitter who had already purchased tickets to this show. He hopes to return to Canberra in the near future.
  • 26-10-11-The Tim Finn NZ dates:
  • Nov 30th-The Mercury Theatre, Auckland
  • Dec 1st-Clarence St Theatre, Hamilton
  • Dec 2nd-Bodega, Wellington
  • Dec 4th-Rangiora Town Hall, Rangiora
  • 22-10-11-"Brothers In Harmony" article in todays Age newspaper. Link:
  • http://www.theage.com.au/entertainment/music/brothers-in-harmony-20111021-1mbyt.html
  • 10-10-11-Here is the iTunes link for the Pre-Order of the THEY WILL HAVE THEIR WAY cd:
  • http://itunes.apple.com/au/preorder/they-will-have-their-way-the/id467191693
  • (excluding US & Canada)
  • 05-10-11-NZ Frenz expect to see Tim play some NZ shows late November-early December. We should have the dates/venues soon so come back and check out the NEWS page soon.
  • 22-09-11-Tim Australian Dates:
  • Tim Finn Australian Dates – November 2011:
  • THU 03 NOV PLAYHOUSE THEATRE, CANBERRA ACT
  • FRI 04 NOV METRO, SYDNEY NSW
  • FRI 18 NOV SHOALHAVEN ENT CENTRE, SOUTH COAST NSW
  • SAT 19 NOV BELMONT 16 FOOT SAILING CLUB, NEWCASTLE NSW
  • TUE 22 NOV BYRON THEATRE, BYRON BAY NSW
  • THU 24 NOV JOES WATERHOLE, SUNSHINE COAST QLD
  • FRI 25 NOV TWIN TOWNS, TWEED HEADS NSW/QLD
  • SAT 26 NOV TANK ARTS CENTRE, CAIRNS QLD
  • 21-09-11-Tim Finn plays The Metro (Sydney) on NOV 4th. Tickets via The Metro website: http://www.metrotheatre.com.au/events/metro
  • 19-09-11-We expect to be able to announce some Australian dates and maybe even NZ in a week or so..stay tuned.
  • 13-09-11-Tim Finn album #36 on the NZ chart this week. (week 2).
  • 05-09-11-THE VIEW IS WORTH THE CLIMB debuts at #28 on the NZ Top 100 album chart!
  • 03-09-11-Tim,Brett, Nial played 3 songs on Radio NZ- "People like us", "The View is worth the Climb" & "My Mistake" archived here:
  • http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/music/talk?result_551217_result_page=F
  • 01-09-11-Tim's set list for the Sydney launch. As you can see he played the whole new album and 2 classics for the encore.
  • Set List-Tim Finn Sydney Launch. As you can see he played every new song that's on the album.
  • Wild Sweet Children,Going Going Gone,All This And More,View Is Worth The Climb,Everybody's Wrong,People Like Us,The Everyday,Can't be Found, Opposite Sign,Certain Way,Keep Talking.
  • Encore:Dirty Creature,Persuasion.
  • 31-08-11-Tim Finn will be Jim Mora's guest on NZ Live, Radio New Zealand National, this Friday 1.20pm to 2pm NZ time. It'll be streamed live at www.radionz.co.nz and will also be archived there. 101FM for those in NZ. Tim and guitarist Brett Adams will play three or four songs.
  • 31-08-11-Excellent launch at Sydney, passionate crowd, and we are hoping Auckland on September 1st will be as brilliant. There are still some tickets left for the Auckland show- www.iticket.co.nz
  • Doors-8.00, The Bads-8.20, Tim at 9.00 (approx).
  • 30-08-11-Tim Finn's Sydney album launch tonight has officially Sold Out. All tickets gone. Doors open at 7.00, Tim onstage at 8.30. Enjoy it Frenz!
  • 25-08-11-Beat Magazine has a full page Tim interview.
  • Link:http://www.beat.com.au/music/tim-finn
  • 24-08-11-A reminder to all Australian Tim Finn fans that his new album THE VIEW IS WORTH THE CLIMB is in stores today.
  • 23-08-11-New clip for Tim Finn's GOING GOING GONE located at:
  • http://youtu.be/mtIRUZGquyE
  • 14-08-11-New Zealand launch for Tim and his wonderful "View is worth the climb" album will be held at 1885 Britomat on September 1st. Tickets are available via www.iticket.co.nz.
  • The NZ press release is located on the Frenz Forum (www.frenz.com) Tim Finn section.
  • 12-08-11-Tim Finn Interview in todays Australian newspaper.
  • http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/arts/tim-finns-view-is-worth-the-climb/story-e6frg8n6-1226113326954
  • 05-08-11-A one off Tim album launch show at "Upstairs Beresford" (354 Bourke St, Surrey Hills) August 30th. Tickets via www.moshtix.com.au
  • 04-08-11-iTunes Australia/NZ you can now do a pre-order of Tim's new album: http://itunes.apple.com/au/preorder/the-view-is-worth-the-climb/id454888993
  • 05-07-11-Some of the artists that performed on He/She Will Have Their Way -Finn Tribute albums are getting together to perform the songs Live throughout Australia this year (November).Palais (Melb)-6th, Brisbane-7th,Adelaide-11th,Fremantle-12th & Sydney-17th.
  • 26-06-11-Tim will play THE FALLS FESTIVAL (Lorne-Victoria). The festival runs from Dec 28th-Jan 1st. Link: http://www.fallsfestival.com.au/
  • Also announced that Tim will play the SOUTHBOUND Festival (Busselton-WA- it's on Jan 7th & 8th) link :http://www.southboundfestival.com.au/
  • 26-06-11- Tim's album will be distributed via Universal Music (Australia) and out August 26th. Yes it will be available via the Finn Club for overseas Frenz wanting copies.
  • 25-06-11-Happy Birthday Tim Finn!
  • 21-06-11-Tim Finn CD Australia release date is August 2011.
  • 01-06-11-We should have a release date for Tim's new album "The View Is Worth The Climb" soon.
  • 01-05-11-Tim's set list for the Dylan show (it was 45 minutes):
  • Poor boy
  • Deadman
  • Couldn't be done
  • Persuasion
  • Great return
  • 6 months
  • Saw and the tree
  • Straw to gold
  • People like us - new!
  • Dirty Creature
  • Charlie
  • 29-03-11-Tim Finn will be special guest for Bob Dylan at his Auckland Show (Vector Arena) on April 30th. Still some good tickets available at: www.ticketmaster.co.nz
  • 05-03-11-Tim will be returning to Lizottes (NSW) for a show or two in May. Their website currently has one on sale for May 14th.
  • http://www.lizottes.com.au/live/
  • Also May 15th at Sydney Lizottes: www.sydney.lizottes.com.au
  • 23-02-11-Tim's ASTOUNDING MOON footage located here:
  • http://www.youtube.com/user/TimFinnMusic
  • Tim, Harper, Richard Finn and many others -enjoy!
  • 22-02-11-For those who asked, POOR BOY in NZ is a 3 week season.
  • 15-02-11-"Poor Boy" The Musical will premiere in New Zealand at the Maidment Theatre (Auckland University) from March 17th. Tickets available at: Maidment Theatre on 308 2383 or at www.atc.co.nz
  • On Sale now.
  • 14-02-11-A few new songs from the upcoming album played at the recent Melbourne shows- People Like Us and Wild Sweet Children. Some talk of a little iMovie being put together for Wild Sweet Children, so we'll let you know if that happens.
  • 07-02-11-Tim will be conducting an Interview with Video Hits at the St Kilda Festival -no details of the 'on air' date at the time of writing.
  • 06-02-11-Melbourne radio listeners expect to hear Tim on Gold FM & 3AW this week. 3AW (aired Tue 8th Feb around 1.20pm), GOLD FM-breakfast with Grubby & Dee Dee airs Fri 11th Feb-time TBC).
  • 01-02-11-Tim will be playing at Byron Bay's Bluesfest (alongside Bob Dylan, Elvis Costello & Paul Kelly).
  • 17-01-11-Remember to check out Tim's new page on Facebook. Expect to see some recording footage from Roundhead from the upcoming TF album.
  • Here is the page: http://www.facebook.com/TimFinnOfficial
  • 21-12-10-Happy Christmas everyone and thanks for the amazing support this year!
  • 09-12-10-"HE WILL HAVE HIS WAY- The songs of Tim & Neil Finn"reached Gold status here in Australia today.Thanks to those who bought a copy!
  • 01-12-10-Two Tim Melbourne dates for 2011. At the time of writing these are the only 2 Australian dates.
  • Corner Hotel-Feb 12th 2011. Tickets on sale December 6th 2010.
  • Around the same time is the fantastic St Kilda Festival and expect an announcement soon that Tim will be playing the festival.
  • 22-11-10- HE WILL HAVE HIS WAY (The songs of Tim & Neil Finn) debuts at #5 on the Australian ARIA chart, and #2 on the digital chart.
  • 09-11-10-Later this month Tim will enter the recording studio to commence work on his next studio album.Grammy award winning producer-Jacquire King will be at the helm, so expect a release in 2011.
  • 12-10-10-After the triple platinum success of "She will have her way", EMI will be releasing "He will have His way" -November 12th for Australia & New Zealand.
  • 02-08-10-Richard Thompson joins Tim Finn on stage for 'Persuasion' at Tim's LA show (The Troubadour).
  • 01-08-10-One week to go before Tim Finn plays London's SCALA. So rare for him to play the UK these days so don't miss the chance. Tickets available at: http://www.livenation.co.uk/event/16214/tim-finn-tickets
  • 27-07-10-Tim Finn's Cairns show looks like being at Tanks Arts Centre on 8th of October. (46 Collins St, Cairns). This show is still being confirmed-as soon as it is 100% with ticket on sale details we'll post them here.
  • 27-07-10-You should be able to watch the 'Predicament' clip at: www.predicamentthemovie.com
  • 26-07-10-Tim Finn's 'Predicament' song from the upcoming now available via Amplifier (NZ download): http://www.amplifier.co.nz/release/59703/predicament-single.html
  • 08-07-10-This is still TBA but it is looking good for Tim to play "The Lounge In The Valley' (Swan Valley region) in Western Australia on October 16th.
  • 20-06-10-The first Australian date released for Tim will be the Caloundra Music Festival during the first week of October. The next date should be in Cairns (still TBA).
  • http://www.caloundramusicfestival.com/schedule/announcements.aspx?ParentPageID=4&PageID=75&DayID=15
  • 15-06-10-We expect to have a few more Tim Australian dates for October- I will put them on the board when we return (late June).
  • 04-06-10-Ticket links for Tim's UK show:
  • Fanclub link will be:
  • http://www.eventim.co.uk/cgi-bin/tinfo.dll?affiliate=pek&fun=tdetailb&doc=evdetailb&key=449706$1036774
  • Livenation link:
  • http://www.livenation.co.uk/artist/tim-finn-tickets
  • Fan club sale start Friday 9am local time, general on-sale 9am Saturday.
  • 02-06-10-Tim will play a show in London at Scala on August 8th 2010. Public sale tickets-5th June.
  • 12-05-10-Jeff Apter will be launching his Finn Brothers Book-Together Alone at Wollongong Uni Bookstore on May 26th at midday. All welcome.
  • 04-05-10-Two Tim Finn dates for the USA-August 2nd-The Troubadour in LA and August 4th-City Winery in NYC.
  • 02-03-10-We have 3 live Tim Finn dates:
  • 3 June – Lizottes, Newcastle
  • 4 June – Lizottes, Kincumber
  • 5 June – Roth’s Wine Bar, Mudgee
  • These are the only 3 shows, BUT some larger theatre shows are on the agenda towards the end of the year (no details yet).
  • 01-03-10-We are hoping to announce some more Tim Finn Live dates for Australia- soon. I've noticed the June 3rd show at Lizottes is already on
  • sale: http://newcastle.lizottes.com.au/live/index.asp
  • 24-02-10-Together Live In Concert Anniversary (Reissue) CD back in the NZ charts at #22. The cd also contains the 30 minute TV special as an enhanced feature. This release has now sold 5 platinum in NZ.
  • 04-02-10-Tim-Bic-Dave tour of NZ starts tomorrow. The shows for 6th & 11th have sold out. A handful of tickets left for other venues. Have a great time all of those who are attending.
  • 09-01-10-Tim has penned a song 'Predicament' featuring Jemaine Clement & himself for the film of the same name. The film, is out March-April. A video was shot on the set for the song.
  • 08-01-10-Enz drummer Michael Barker has signed on as part of the Winery Tour Band for the upcoming Tim-Bic-Dave NZ winery tour.
  • 20-12-09- "Yo Ho Ho! Thanks to everyone who came to the anthology shows.Some of my best I reckon. Certainly some of my most enjoyable. Great to have Eddie there, but the whole band were superb. Looking forward to Womadelaide, and beyond for 2010. Merry Xmas and Happy New Year from me and my family."
  • 30-11-09-We had a few TF fans asking what guitars he has been using.
  • Tim uses a Gibson 'Hummingbird' acoustic guitar with pick up. He sometimes uses a Gibson J-45 acoustic as well.
  • I know last year the very generous people at Gibson gifted him a very cool 12 string songwriter deluxe acoustic.
  • 27-11-09-Tonight at Tim's The Governor Hindmarsh show in SA he announced on stage that he will indeed be back in SA in 2010 to play the Womad festival.
  • 16-11-09-Sydney fans keep an eye out for the copy of DRUM MEDIA (early Dec issue) that will have Tim and other acts playing Homebake- on the front cover. It is a group shot.
  • 07-11-09-Some of the songs in Tim's stage set last night in Melbourne: Persuasion, Parihaka, Luckiest Man Alive, Fraction and pieces of Shark Attack, Hermit McDermitt and many more! two encore night! Some tickets left for the remaining shows-so don't miss out.
  • 05-11-09-Rehearsals now underway in Sydney for Tim's Australian Tour. Remember Enz keyboardist Eddie Rayner is part of the touring band as well- some tickets available for some shows-don't miss it.
  • 04-11-09-This Thurday (5th) Tim will be on 'Mornings' with Kerri Ann and will be performing 'Persuasion'.
  • 22-10-09-Here are the dates for the Tim-Bic-Dave NZ Tour next year.
  • Says Tim Finn “The first Finn, Runga, Dobbyn tour was a proud and passionate moment for us all. We shared ourselves and our songs with audiences from Invercargill to Whangerei, Gisborne to Greymouth, and warmed up the winter with a show that we hope people will never forget. This is a summer run in outdoor settings, so we have a chance to revisit without having to re-create. Dave, Bic and I are working on the new show already, and are excited by the creative possibilities."
  • Tickets (and bus/ticket packages) go on sale on Monday 02 November via the Winery Tour website www.winerytour.co.nz and Ticketmaster. For Palmerston North, Arrowtown and Blenheim shows, tickets can be purchased via Winery Tour website www.winerytour.co.nz, Ticketmaster and Ticket Direct.
  • An Earlybird offer of $70 + booking fee applies to all tickets purchased prior to 30 November. From 01 December tickets will increase to $75 + booking fee and gate sales will be made available (if tickets are available) for $85 on the day.
  • Children under the ages of 12 are still given free entrance when accompanied by an adult ticket holder. For full event information see www.winerytour.co.nz. The dates are:
  • Dates:
  • Friday 5 February Matakana Ascension Wine Estate
  • Saturday 6 February Matakana Ascension Wine Estate
  • Sunday 7 February Tutukaka Tutukaka, Marina Reserve
  • Wednesday 10 February Upper Moutere Neudorf Vineyards
  • Thursday 11 February Upper Moutere Neudorf Vineyards
  • Friday 12 February Blenheim Villa Maria Estate
  • Saturday 13 February Waipara The Mudhouse Winery & Café
  • Monday 15 February Arrowtown Millbrook Resort
  • Thursday 18 February Gisborne Brunton Road
  • Friday 19 February Havelock North Black Barn Vineyards
  • Saturday 20 February Martinborough Alana Estate
  • Sunday 21 February Napier Sacred Hill, Rifleman’s Vineyard
  • Wednesday 24 February New Plymouth Sentry Hill Estate
  • Friday 26 February Palmerston North Arena Manawatu Lawns
  • Saturday 27 February Taupo Unison Amphitheatre
  • Sunday 28 February Tauranga Wharepai Domain
  • Friday 5 March Hamilton Mystery Creek
  • Saturday 6 March Auckland Villa Maria Estate
  • 06-10-09-Tim & Neil Finn will headline the Samoa Relief Concert at the Vector Arena, Auckland on October 19th. A host of NZ talent will also be playing (Bic Runga, Dave Dobbyn etc). Tickets now available via: ticketmaster.co.nz
  • 05-10-09-Week Two on the NZ chart see's Tim's ANTHOLOGY drop to #33 in the NZ Top 100.
  • 03-10-09-Those Frenz in remote places who ordered the Tim cd via the club, your copies have now been mailed. So on their way.
  • 29-09-09-Tim's 'North, South,East, West debuts at #15 on the NZ charts.
  • 22-09-09-Tim will be in Sydney on October 2nd for advance tv/radio promotion for the new album. More information on this NEWS board further down the track.
  • 17-09-09-Celebrating the launch of iTunes Gift Cards now being available in New Zealand, EMI Music is proud to announce an iTunes live performance with Tim Finn. The live performance will be recorded as an EP for exclusive release on iTunes alongside Tim’s first ever anthology album “North, South, East, West”.
  • The free event will be held on Friday, 25 September 2009 at 4.30pm in the historic Windsor Castle in Parnell, Auckland, with a limited number of tickets being made available to the first people in line.
  • Tim Finn’s band will include Eddie Rayner (Split Enz/Crowded House/Space Waltz/NZ Idol), Brett Adams (The Bads), Dianne Swann (The Bads), Tony Buchen (Andy Bull), Carlos Adura (Andy Bull/Deep Sea Arcade).
  • 16-09-09-The password for Tim's Melbourne show at the Athenaeum Theatre is also ENZ. presale for Melbourne is the 17th September. 9AM via ticketmaster.
  • 16-09-09-The password for Tim's ENMORE Theatre pre-sale is ENZ and you can go to www.ticketek.com.au and use it to purchase tickets from 12 noon today (16th).
  • 14-09-09-The release date for the Sound Relief dvd (in Australia) is October 9th (via Liberation). It is a 4 DVd set, 9 hours of footage and all profits going to the Red Cross.
  • 27-08-09-Those extra Tim Australian dates: Nov 6th-Enmore Theatre, Sydney, Nov 7th-Atheneum-Melbourne, 21st and 22nd The Quarry Perth (first show on 20th now Sold Out), Dec 3rd-The Tivoli,. Brisbane. Tickets on sale Sept 21st (except WA Quarry shows -on sale now). As mentioned on FrenzCom Twitter awhile back- the Adelaide date is Nov 26th-The Governor Hindmarsh Hotel.
  • 24-08-09-Tim's 2 cd Anthology -North,South,East,West now being mastered. Release dates-Australia- October 2nd, NZ-Sept 21st.
  • 18-08-09-Tim will be on SPICKS & SPECKS (ABC TV)- Episode 30 at 8.30 this Wednesday 19th August.
  • 11-08-09-Tim will be performing at Victoria's QUEENSCLIFF FESTIVAL on November 29th.Tickets for the festival sell out fast. We are also hoping for one other Victorian show to be added, as soon as management confirm it, we will have details on this NEWS board. More dates in 2 weeks.
  • 04-08-09-I did remember to ask Tim about the recording of "Weather with You' on his upcoming Anthology 2 cd set. It is a new recording- Neil on piano, Liam Finn on electric, Tim acoustic & feet drums.
  • 03-08-09-The Tim Finn track on the 7 Worlds II "The Sun Came Out' 2 cd set is 'Riding The Wave'. The album is released in September, all monies go to OXFAM.
  • 28-07-09-A small reminder that POOR BOY finishes it's Sydney run this Saturday August 1st. A few final tickets available: http://www.mytickets.com.au/poor-boy-sydney-theatre-company/1-328712/view.aspx
  • 27-07-09-Frenz of the Enz club members who recently ordered signed copies of THE CONVERSATION (with Interview dvdr) we received more stock today and they will all be mailed over the next few days. Enjoy!
  • 23-09-07-Two more Tim dates for November. First off Tim will be performing at the HOMEBAKE festival in Sydney at The Domain on December 5th. On December 4th- he will be at Twin Towns- Tweed Heads. Here is the link for TT website-tickets now on sale.
  • http://www.twintowns.com.au/entertainment-morning.html
  • 19-07-09-Frenz Com has had Twitter for awhile now. You do not have to be a Crowded House-Finn Club member to receive the Frenz 'Tweet-Message'.
  • To sign up go to http://twitter.com/frenzdotcom and choose FOLLOW. You do need a Twitter account though.It is a handy way to receive short pieces of information on Tim
  • 18-07-09-WA date for Tim Finn in November. At The Quarry on the 20th November .The Quarry Amphitheatre is located at City Beach. here is their website link for tickets:
  • http://www.liveatthequarry.com.au/
  • 17-07-09-Bic Runga in the studio with Tim adding some vocals to their version of 'It's Only Natural' for his upcoming anthology cd.
  • 14-07-09-We heard from Tim today on a quick cameo that he is doing in an upcoming movie:"I'm off to New Plymouth on Monday for a cameo in a new film called "the Predicament",based on Ronald Hugh Morrison's book of the same name.I play the Father (only a few lines,should be fun) The director is Jason Stutter(Tongan Ninja)"-TF
  • 10-07-09-As promised Tim will return to Australia later this year for some more live dates to promote The Conversation.
  • Dates will be announced in a few weeks time, as soon as they are confirmed, but one is already out there and on sale.It is on November 27th at the freshly built Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre.It's a 915 seat auditorium at Nowra (South of Wollongong).The box office number is 1300788503.
  • Here is the Venue link too:http://www.shoalhavenentertainment.com.au/
  • 25-06-09-Happy Birthday Tim Finn!!!
  • 14-06-09-"The View Is Worth The Climb"-another new Tim Finn song recorded in the last few days for his upcoming compilation CD.
  • 13-06-09-Hope all the Tim fans can help by casting a VOTE for a Tim song (you can pick any song) in the Triple J hottest 100.It only takes a few seconds to vote. here is the link: http://www.abc.net.au/triplej/hottest100_alltime/voting/
  • 10-06-09-Tim's also re-recording 'So Deep' (with Enz man Eddie Rayner).It first appeared on Tim's BIG CANOE album-way back in 1986. If all goes well this fresh version will be on the upcoming compilation too.
  • 08-06-09-Missy Higgins teams up with Tim for a new version of 'Stuff & Nonsense'.Expect to find it as one of 5 fresh tracks on the upcoming Tim Finn compilation.
  • 26-05-09-Tim now in the studio with Enz man Eddie Rayner working on some new songs as bonus tracks for the upcoming Best Of Tim Finn cd.One of the new songs is called 'Nothing Unusual'.
  • 25-05-09-Poor Boy
  • Playing at Sydney Theatre, Walsh Bay
  • Previews from 6 July, plays until 1 August
  • Tickets: Previews $60 / Under 30 $30 / Concession $65 / Full $80 /
  • Saturday evenings all tickets $85
  • Book at www.sydneytheatre.com.au/poorboy
  • Poor Boy by Matt Cameron and Tim Finn is a new play with songs about
  • two families whose fates collide through an inexplicable supernatural
  • occurrence.
  • The Prior family has never been able to move on from the death of
  • eldest son Danny seven years ago. His young widow Clare has not left her
  • dead husband’s family home, where she remains living with his mother
  • and brother, since the day they returned from the funeral. Across town,
  • the Glass family prepares to celebrate the birthday of their
  • seven-year-old son when he suddenly announces that he is in fact the
  • dead adult Danny. As the two families converge when the boy reveals
  • things he should never have known, the secrets of the living are as
  • threatening as those of the dead.
  • Poor Boy features familiar and new Tim Finn songs including I Hope I
  • Never, Persuasion, In a Minor Key and Poor Boy, sung live by the cast
  • and accompanied by a 5-piece onstage band. The haunting drama is
  • directed by Simon Phillips (Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical,
  • The 25th Annual Puttnam County Spelling Bee) and features Linda Cropper,
  • Matt Dyktynski, Sara Gleeson, Matthew Newton, Sarah Peirse, Greg Stone
  • and Abi Tucker.
  • 10-05-09-Expect a Tim Finn BEST OF cd in stores later this year. More information and track listing as soon as we get it.
  • 20-04-09-Tim pens a letter to the Frenz of the Enz in the May Update.
  • 14-04-09-After great reviews and solid crowds in Melbourne- POOR BOY starts it's Sydney run on July 6th (till August 1st 2009).
  • Tickets are now on sale- check out this play with music by the one and only Tim Finn.
  • Here is the Sydney Theatre (Walsh Bay) link for more information
  • http://www.sydneytheatre.org.au/event.asp?pID=168
  • 10-04-09-Tims first gig at Byron Bay tonight went off. They played 'Made My Day' in the set, the first time in 26 years. Lets hope it becomes a regular on the set list. He also found time to pen a letter for the May Update, that will go out to club members in a few weeks. The 2nd Byron Bay gig is this Sunday 12th-onstage 5.45pm.
  • 06-04-09-Tim and Elliot Finn on the front of the NZ Herald today, playing drums together at Vauxhall School Fair, Devonport on the weekend.
  • Article here: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/music/news/article.cfm?c_id=264=10565413
  • 16-03-09-Great to see Tim join Neil, Nick, & Liam onstage on Saturday at the MCG SOUND RELIEF concert to perform 'Weather with You"! Extra good that it brought out the sunshine for a good 3 minutes!
  • 10-03-09-Some more information on Tims 2 appearances at the Byron Bay Blues Festival. On Friday April 10th- he will be appearing on the Jambalaya Stage (7.15pm). On Sunday April 12th on the Jambalaya Stage (5.45pm)
  • 03-03-09-Tim Finn looks like playing the Byron Bay Blues Festival in April 2009. It looks like being Friday & Sunday. Keep checking the festival's website: http://www.bluesfest.com.au/
  • 27-02-09-Here is the link for the Tim article in todays AGE newspaper:
  • http://www.theage.com.au/articles/2009/02/26/1235237829038.html
  • 24-02-09-Expect to see Tim at the press conference (MCG) today for the upcoming SOUND RELIEF concert. Tim and the Enz boys will be playing at the Melbourne show (on March 14th at the MCG). All money raised goes to the Victorian Red Cross Bushfire Appeal. It's a massive lineup,which will include Midnight Oil, Liam Finn (and friends), Kings of Leon, Split Enz and many others. Tickets on sale on March 4th via ticketek (132849). More information on the Frenz Forum or the Enz website (www.frenz.com/splitenz) over the next few days.
  • 08-02-09-On line footage from last nights show:
  • Tim performing "The Saw And The Tree"
  • http://www.sbs.com.au/rockwiz/past/319/Tim-Finn
  • Duet: Tim and Lilith Lane performing Bob Dylan's "I Shall Be Released"
  • http://www.sbs.com.au/rockwiz/past/321/Lilith-Lane-and-Tim-Finn
  • 06-01-09-Aussie fans, Tim will be on RocKWiz tv show tonight (7th Feb) at 9.20.
  • 20-01-09-Looks like Tim will be playing SXSW festival in the States.
  • 17-01-09-Tim Finn article in todays Herald-Sun:
  • http://www.news.com.au/heraldsun/story/0,21985,24932459-5006024,00.html
  • 12-01-09-Tim Finn Dates for February:
  • Wed 18 Fe-Lizottes, Central Coast, NSW                
  • www.lizottes.com.au  & Venue 02 4368 2017
  • Thu 19 Feb  -The Basement, Sydney NSW                
  • www.moshtix.com.au ; Moshtix: 1300 438 849; www.thebasement.com.au ; Venue Box Office 02 9251 2797
  •  
  • Wed 25 Feb -Northcote Social Club, Melbourne VIC
  • www.northcotesocialclub.com ; NSC Box Office 03 9486 1677
  • Thu 26 Feb -The Zoo, Brisbane QLD                     
  • www.oztix.com.au
  • Sat 28 Feb  -Fly By Night, Fremantle, WA
  • http://www.flybynight.org/ Tickets on sale www.heatseeker.com.au or the venue
  • 06-01-09-Herald Sun Poor Boy article:
  • http://www.news.com.au/heraldsun/story/0,21985,24885527-5006024,00.html
  • 29-12-08-Happy New Year everyone!
  • Opening night for Poor Boy in Melbourne is January 28th.We are reminding everyone that tickets are available now for several shows, head to:
  • http://www.mtc.com.au/tickets/production.aspx?performancenumber=1174
  • 12-12-08-Tim Finn records Rockwiz this Tuesday- he will be performing 'The Saw & The Tree' and 'I Shall Be Released' and on the Rockwiz quiz his area of expertise will be The Beatles. This episode will be shown in 2009.
  • 03-12-08-More NZ interviews from our friends at Radio NZ:
  • Tim Finn was interviewed on Radio New Zealand Concert's Upbeat
  • programme on Monday December 1st.
  • The audio is archived at
  • http://www.radionz.co.nz/concert/programmes/upbeat/20081201
  • Tim will be a guest on Radio New Zealand National's Afternoons With Jim
  • Mora, Friday December 5th at 1.15pm NZ time. This will be a 45 minute
  • interview with live song performances from Tim and Brett. The live
  • stream is at http://www.radionz.co.nz and will hopefully be archived for
  • later access on the web. I'll provide a link to that when it appears.
  • "The Conversation" will be reviewed by Nick Bollinger in Radio New
  • Zealand National's The Sampler, Tuesday 9th December at 7.30pm NZ time.
  • It'll later be archived at
  • http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/thesampler
  • 02-12-08-Here is the TV link for the NZ interview and the live footage of Tim performing OUT OF THIS WORLD at the showcase.
  • http://images.tvnz.co.nz/tvnz_video/windows/one_news/ws_cu_finn_011208_128k.asx
  • 01-12-08-There is talk of Tim appearing on Rockwiz, it will be filmed in '08 but i wouldn't expect it to be shown on TV till early 09 (around Feb?). We will keep you updated.
  • 24-11-08-Tim article in the NZ Herald- here is the link:
  • http://www.nzherald.co.nz/entertainment/news/article.cfm?c_id=1501119&objectid=10545485
  • 18-11-08-Tim currently spending all his time with the cast of POOR BOY, getting that ready for it's upcoming debut. Here is the ticket link for the Melbourne shows:
  • http://www.mtc.com.au/tickets/production.aspx?performancenumber=1174
  • 17-11-08-Tim's THE CONVERSATION is in NZ stores as of today. The CLOSE UP tv show will cross live to Tims showcase on DEC 1st at The Monte Cristo Room, so if you missed out on a ticket for the show remember to watch CLOSE UP for a segment on Tim that night.
  • 13-11-08-Tims Auckland gig is an invite only showcase. Frenz of the Enz club have been given 15 double invites.Information on how to try and obtain one of these will be on the club's VIP email. You must be a paid up club member or life member. *All invites have now been spoken for*.
  • 6-11-08-Tims NZ showcase will be at the Monte Cristo Room on DEC 1st. Will post information as soon as we know if it's a media invite only function.
  • 5-11-08-The NZ release date for THE CONVERSATION is the 17th of November, which allows Tim time to do some NZ press.
  • 4-11-08-For those Tim fans that emailed, YES there will be some door sales for tickets for the Gershwin Room-Espy Hotel St Kilda showcase. So it's not too late to grab a ticket for this showcase on the 5th.
  • 29-10-08- Quite a lot of Tim media coming up. Some is pre-record but this should give you an idea:-Oct 30th-9-9.30-MIX106.5 (breakfast interview Sydney), 9.31-10.00am-WSFM (breakfast Interview). MAX TV(cable) this is a pre record for their THE KNOW segment. 1.00pm-ABC702-James Valentines show (live to air) 2 acoustic songs.
  • Oct 31st- VEGA 95.30 (9.10)Live to air-2 acoustic songs, 9.45-2CH-Bob Rogers show which is a pre record.10.00 2GB pre record.
  • Some of the paper press which will feature Tim interviews- Melbourne BEAT, AGE EG & Age Mmag, Daily Telegraph (Sydney), Rip It Up (Adelaide), Advertiser (Adelaide), X Press Mag(WA), The Courier Mail (Qld) and Time Off (Qld).Also QLD fans tune into ABC612 for 'Me & My Music' ((not sure if this is a pre-record). Also the (AM show with David & Kim-Interview & Out of this World (air date for this is NOV 12th). Dates and times can change but the above look fairly solid. So tune in or watch.
  • 29-10-08-Frenz club members who ordered THE CONVERSATION via the fanclub will receive an added surprise. We have put together a bonus Interview dvdr and also on the bonus disc is a surprise unofficial clip of Tim performing OUT OF THIS WORLD with his lovely daughter Elliott in her NASA space suit.
  • 28-10-08-Tim Finn will be appearing on the TODAY show (Live from Bourke Street Mall-Melbourne). This in on Monday 3rd- He will play two songs & it should be about 8.10 am &his second song about 8.50.
  • 27-10-08-Tim's Sydney showcase has almost sold out, so please don't delay grabbing a ticket.
  • 25-10-08-Those Tim Finn show-case gigs for Australia:
  • Oct 30th-The Polo Lounge & Supper Club Darlinghurst-NSW
  • Nov 3rd-The Troubadour-Fortitude Valley,Brisbane-QLD
  • Nov 5th-Esplanade Hotel(Gershwin Room) St Kilda-VIC
  • 24-10-08-Here is the YouTube Link for Tims EPK, chatting about THE CONVERSATION upcoming CD:
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ivZUadMneNQ
  • 17-10-08-The track listing for Tims new album THE CONVERSATION is as follows:-Straw to Gold,Out of this world, The Saw & the Tree, Slow Mystery, Rearview Mirror, Only a Dream., Fall from Grace, Invisible, Snowbound, Great Return, Imaginary Kingdom, Forever Thursday, More Fool Me.
  • 10-10-08-Some of the Tim Finn songs that will be in the Australian production of 'Poor Boy" include: In a Minor Key, Ghost Girl, Persuasion, Unsinkable, Astounding Moon and a host more. Guy Pearce will be singing Tims new single ' Out of this world' in the stage production.
  • 04-10-08-Tim will be releasing exclusive product through Amoeba in the USA. (The TF rarities cd is now available via Amoeba for those who missed out). At the time of writing we only have the Australian & NZ record release details for The Conversation, no confirmed news who will release this in the U.S. etc). More on overseas releases later on I'm sure.
  • 14-09-08-"The Conversation" has now been moved from October to November for Australia and New Zealand. More details will follow.
  • 10-09-08-On tour message from Tim:
  • "The tour's been great,a Western Loop...places I've never played in 35 years(not solo anyway,in case someone begs to differ).... Tuscon, Alberquerque,Victoria,Salt Lake City and the Bumbershoot Festival in Seattle which was a blast(I'm only mentioning the ones I don't remember playing before)...saw Lucinda Williams play too...a real highlight.We've been previewing new songs....Saw and the Tree,Invisible,Forever Thursday,Out of this World and More Fool Me...as well as plenty from the near and distant past....Brett Adams,Simen the Norwegian and me making jolly good company!" Bye for now- Tim.
  • 07-09-08-Tim Finn USA tour underway- expect to hear some of those classics like DIRTY CREATURE, CHOCOLATE CAKE, I SEE RED AND MY MISTAKE as well as some newies- SNOWBOUND, FOREVER THURSDAY, SLOW MYSTERY & MORE FOOL ME.
  • 01-07-08-Keep an eye out for the Tim Finn Rarities/Demos/Live Performances CD #1. It's a very limited run available from the Frenz of the Enz as well as Tim's website.
  • Tracks- I See Red (with Regurgitator), Shark Attack (live), Pulled it all down, Rock & Roll Girl, Throw your arms around me (Finn Brothers), Cruel black crow, White cloud, Black shadow, Salt to the sea (live).
  • 25-06-08-Happy Birthday Tim Finn!!!
  • 16-06-08-Tim Finn's new album THE CONVERSATION will be released via EMI in Australia-NZ early October.
  • 22-04-08-Those live dates:
  • Aug 30th-Bumbershoot Festival Seattle
  • 31st-Riflandia Festival-Victoria BC
  • Sept 2nd- Doug Fir Lounge- Portland OR
  • 4th-The Paladium-SLC Utah
  • 5th-Soiled Dove-Denver Co
  • 6th-Lobo Theater-Albequerque-MN
  • 7th-Club Congress-Tucson AZ
  • 10th-Anthology-San Diego-Ca
  • 11th-El Rey-LA. CA
  • 14th-Great American Music Hall-San Francisco, CA
  • 10-04-08-Tim will be returning to the USA in September for approx 3 weeks of touring. The tour starts at the 38th Annual Bumbershoot-Music & Arts Festival (Seattle Center).
  • 03-04-08-Two Enz members-Eddie Rayner and Miles Golding will be helping out on Tim's next solo release 'Echo Chamber'.
  • 10-03-08-Tim will be playing The Rosemount Launch (Te Wero island) Auckland NZ on May 2nd. Tickets via ticketek.
  • 07-03-08-Tim in Melbourne town this coming week to workshop the musical 'Poor Boy'. Eddie Rayner will be with him as musical director on the project.
  • 12-01-08-Fans attempting to head to Tim's Pittsburgh show tonight- please stay at home. Heavy snow and an ice storm have caused the postponement of the show. The venue is asking people to hold onto their tickets till September.
  • 27-01-08-A two encore show for Tim Finn for the first gig on his USA Tour.
  • Here is the set list for the show (The Troubadour-LA):
  • Couldn't be done
  • My Mistake
  • Poor Boy
  • Astounding Moon
  • How will you Go
  • Saw & the Tree
  • Persuasion
  • Dirty Creature
  • Bold as Brass
  • Sat to the Sea
  • Not even close
  • Show yourself
  • Winterlight
  • Precious
  • It's only Natural
  • ENCORE 1
  • Parihaka
  • I See Red
  • ENCORE 2
  • Six months ina leaky Boat
  • Still the Song
  • 23-12-07-"Happy Xmas from me....I'm looking forward to coming over to the US in Jan/Feb,with my guitarist Brett Adams...we loved playing there a while ago in this stripped down way,and with American management these little tours seem to be happening more frequently...when I think back, decades used to go by...otherwise I'm writing a new album which I'll be recording in April with Eddie Rayner and Miles Golding...working title,"ECHO CHAMBER"....an acoustic record,with Brett on guitars...love from us,Tim."
  • 18-10-07-Congratulations to Tim for claiming a TUI at the NZ Music Awards last night. he won BEST MALE SOLO ARTIST for Imaginary Kingdom!
  • 1-09-07-USA (and Canada) Dates for 2008.
  • January
  • 26th-Troubadour, Hollywood CA.
  • 27th-The Independent-San Francisco, CA.
  • 29th-The Triple Door-Seattle,Washington.
  • 30th-Mississippi Studios-Portland, Oregon.
  • February
  • 1st-The Bouquet-Boise,Idaho
  • 4th-Cedar Cultural Center-Minneapolis,MN.
  • 5th-Double Door-Chicago, Illinois.
  • 6th-Turner Hall, Milwaukee,Wisconsin.
  • 7th-The Courthouse, Toronto, ONT.
  • 9th-Tin Angel-Philadelphia,PA.
  • 10th-Mountain Stage Cultural Center,Theater.
  • 12th-Diesel.Pittsburgh,PA.
  • 13th-Club Passim-Cambridge.MASS.
  • 14th-Eddies Attic-Decatur,GA.
  • 16th-St.Francis Of Assisi Church.-Louisville KY.
  • 18th-The Belcourt-Nash-Vegas-TN.
  • 19th-Cactus Club-Austin,TX.
  • 23-4-07-Tim Finn date for Nashville-USA. He plays "3rd & Lindsley' on May 27th.The Venue is at 818 3rd Ave South, Nashville. Tickets can be booked on 8664683401. The bars website is:http://www.3rdandlindsley.com/
  • 11-4-07-Tim's 'Imaginary Kingdom' is now available on Itunes(USA). Also available 'Feeding the Gods' and 'Say It Is So'.
  • http://www.apple.com/itunes/
  • 10-4-07-Melbourne fans, note- Tim Interview (and performing some songs) will be played on Radio PBS (7.00-8.00) this Thursday April 12th.
  • 1-4-07-A few USA shows for Tim Finn:
  • May 1st & 3rd-Largo-Los Angeles.
  • May 12th- Joe's Pub- New York City
  • 12-3-07-Tim Finn-Shepards Bush-London Show- special guests during the encores- Miles Golding-Violin on 'Time for a Change' and Neil Finn on several songs -Weather With You, Shark Attack, It's only Natural.
  • 3-3-07-For those who have asked, the special guest for Tim's UK dates is Catherine Feeny. her website is located at:
  • http://www.catherinefeeny.com/
  • 21-2-07-New Tim Finn clip HORIZON on RAGE (Australia) this weekend.Head to http://www.abc.net.au/rage/rage.htm for times/details. Also while you are on the Rage site, leave a message in their guestbook asking for them to play more Tim Finn music/clips.
  • 10-2-07-USA release date for IMAGINARY KINGDOM is now April 24th. It is released on EMI/Manhattan label.
  • 4-2-07-Here is the set list for the recent shows, they change slightly but this gives you an idea.
  • Couldn't Be Done
  • Poor Boy
  • Midnight Coma
  • 6 Mths
  • Astounding Moon
  • Salt to the Sea
  • Horizon
  • Dirty Creature
  • So Precious
  • Hope I Never
  • Weather
  • Shark Attack
  • Only Natural
  • Still the Song
  • 15-1-07-'Squareeyed Films' the people who created Tim's COULDN'T BE DONE clip are busy working on the 2nd video-'Horizon'.It will be animated.
  • 20-12-06-The Sydney and Melbourne new dates for Tim are:
  • Feb 14th-Enmore Theatre, Sydney.
  • Feb 15th-The Forum, Melbourne.
  • 14-12-06-NOTE-Berlin Venue for Tim's show has changed. It will now be Quasimodo. Date remains the same though.
  • 10-12-06-Tim Finn-UK-Europe Dates
  • *Please always check with the Venue as some dates may change slightly.
  • March 2007
  • 1st-Denmark-Copenhagen-Amager Bio
  • 3rd-Germany,Berlin-Postbahhot
  • 4th-Germany,Hamburg-Knust
  • 5th-Germany,Cologne-Prime Club
  • 7th-Belgium,Ghent-Handelsbeurs
  • 8th-Holland-Utrecht-Vredenburg
  • 10th-UK-Cardiff-The Point
  • 11th-UK-Warwick, Arts Centre
  • 12th-UK-London-Shepherds Bush Empire
  • 14th-UK-Edinburgh, Queens Hall
  • 15th-UK-Leeds,City Varieties
  • 16th-Ireland, Dublin-The Village
  • 17th-UK-Milton Keynes, The Stables
  • 19th-UK-Manchester(Salford)-Lowry Theatre.
  • ****************************************************************************
  • 27-11-06-Set List-Wellington Opera House NZ
  • Six Months In A Leaky Boat
  • Astounding Moon
  • Midnight Coma
  • Couldn't Be Done
  • Poor Boy
  • Resting
  • Horizon
  • Dirty Creature
  • Salt To The Sea
  • Persuasion
  • It's Only Natural
  • Stuff & Nonsense
  • Winter Light
  • So Precious
  • So Long For Now
  • How Will You Go
  • Shark Attack
  • I Hope I Never
  • Still The Song
  • 10-11-06-Tim has just sent his 'donation' track for the fanclub fundraiser CD- I Like It Rare #4. The cd will be mailed off late December. Tim's contribution is 'More Fool Me'.
  • 8-11-06-Week 5 on the NZ chart see's Imaginary Kingdom at #29 (was #26).
  • Overseas fans can get the album at www.marbecks.co.nz
  • 7-11-06-Tim's UK-European Tour starts March 1st '07. 7-8 shows in the UK, 1 in Dublin and a few in Germany, Holland & Belgium. As soon as we get dates they will be on the NEWS board.
  • 6-11-06-We expect a USA release of Imaginary Kingdom on the EMI/Manhattan Label late Feb/March '07.
  • 5-11-06-Australian TF fans note that Tim is on the front cover of the latest (November) edition of Rhythms Magazine (story inside). Available at most newsagents.
  • 30-10-06-COULDN'T BE DONE at #182 on the UK Top 200 singles chart.
  • 30-10-06-Week #4 on the NZ chart sees IMAGINARY KINGDOM at #26 (was #23). Getting closer to a Gold record award for NZ sales.
  • 26-10-06-Those other Tim Finn dates for Australia for 'A Day On The Green"
  • Feb 3rd-Rutherglen (Vic), All Saints Winery [With Pete Murray, Sarah Blasko and Ash Grunwald]
  • Feb 4th-Perth (WA), Kings Park [With Pete Murray, Ash Grunwald and Leena]
  • Feb 17th-Bellarine (Vic), Scotchmans Hill [With Pete Murray, Sarah Blasko, Tex Perkins and Tim Rogers]
  • Feb 18th-Brisbane-Riverstage- Day On The Green
  • Tickets available from October 27th:
  • www.frontiertouring.com.au
  • www.adayonthegreen.com.au
  • 25-10-06 Club Members that want Pre-Sale Ticket Information for Tims NZ shows, you MUST email me asap as pre-sale tickets go on sale tomorrow (26th). Make sure you include your name/membership # and put Tim NZ pre-sale Ticket info. in the 'subject' heading area.My email (peter@frenz.com)
  • Here is the link:
  • http://premier.ticketek.co.nz/ppredirect.aspx?pp=QHITS&sh=TIMFINN06
  • 25-10-06-Tim Finn Tiscali session footage/interview can be viewed here:
  • www.tiscali.co.uk/music/
  • 25-10-06-Jools Holland Radio 2 Show Archive can be located here:
  • http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio2/shows/holland/
  • 24-10-06-Third week album chart for NZ see's Imaginary Kingdom at #23 (was #18) so still hanging around the Top 20. Looks like NZ might give Tim his first Gold record for the album, as sales are still very solid and the announcement of the tour will help.
  • 23-10-06-Tim Finn NZ Tour. We expect this to be announced in a few days time. For club members wanting pre-sale information (NZ only), please send
  • me an email, include your name, and membership number as well and mention what it's regarding. Regular ticketek sales happen on Friday 27th.
  • The NZ dates are:
  • November 27th-Wellington Opera House
  • November 28th-Napier Municipal Theatre
  • November 30th-Auckland, Bruce Mason Centre
  • December 1st-Tauranga Holy Trinity
  • December 2nd-Te Awamutu Events Centre
  • 22-10-06-Tim Finn debuts at #48 on the Australian ARIA Top 100 album chart with IMAGINARY KINGDOM. He is also at #18 on the Australasian artists chart.
  • 18-10-06-Tim Live dates for Sydney Melbourne. There will also be some 'Day on the Green' shows.
  • Feb 14th-Sydney-Enmore Theatre
  • Feb 15th- Forum-Melbourne
  • 17-10-06-UK supporters, remember to check out the Jooles Holland Radio 2 show. Yeesterday Tim recorded the show, 3 songs were played and Jules gave a huge thumbs up for Imaginary Kingdom. It should air Monday 23rd.
  • 17-10-06-IMAGINARY KINGDOM moves into the NZ Top 20 (#18) album chart. Sales in NZ keep ticking over, so hopefully NZ Gold for Tim soon.
  • 16-10-06-We should have the Australian Tour (FEB '07) dates on the NEWS board in a few days time. Frontier Touring will once again be looking after the shows, so remember to go to the www.frontiertouring.com site and sign up as a Frontier MEMBER. There will be some pre-sale tickets for the tour to Frontier Members on WED 25th October (Noon) AEST. So please make sure you are registered as a MEMBER.
  • 9-10-06-Tim will be on Channel Nine (TV) show 'SUNDAY'. It looks like being October 15th show.
  • 6-10-06-Just back from the debut show of Tims world tour and loved it!Please make sure you see the show when he plays near you.
  • The set list for Sky City Theatre (Auckland)
  • Couldn't be done
  • Midnight Coma
  • Astounding Moon
  • Poor Boy
  • Salt to the sea
  • Horizon
  • I Hope I never
  • Resting
  • Show yourself
  • Winter Light
  • Persuasion
  • So Precious
  • Unsinkable
  • So long for now
  • ENCORE
  • How will you go
  • Only Natural
  • Still the Song.
  • 5-10-06-Tim Finn article in NZ Herald today:
  • http://www.nzherald.co.nz/section/6/story.cfm?c_id=6&objectid=10404467
  • 30-9-06-Looks like the much loved Enz song 'So Long for Now' will be part of Tim's live set. Tim and the band are rehearsing away in NZ as we speak. NZ TF fans remember the first show of the world tour will be this Friday October 6th at Sky City Theatre in Auckland.Don't miss it.
  • 29-9-06-Just reminding all Tim Finn Australian Frenz that his new single COULDN'T BE DONE is in stores from this weekend!
  • 24-9-06-Tim date for Melbourne, October 11th 2006, Prince of Wales Hotel at St Kilda.Tickets available on 03-95361168 (www.princebandroom.com.au)
  • For Sydney fans, Tim's album launch is at The Basement on October 10th.Tickets via www.thebasement.com.au
  • 22-9-06-There is a version of Tims' COULDN'T BE DONE video clip on YouTube. It's been on RAGE (ABC) and hopefully again soon.
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3naSMLjjhEE
  • 8-9-06-Tims SCALA show on sale and tickets can be purchased on line at www.LiveNation.co.uk/TimFinn
  • 7-9-06-
  • Re World premiere album launch for Tim
  • Yes it is @ Sky City Theatre, Auckland on Oct 6
  • Our announce date is Thurs 14 Sept
  • On sale date is Mon 18 Sept
  • Special guests TBA
  • Tickets will be on sale from selected Sounds stores - and it will be a CD/ticket combo - i.e. when you buy the album from the selected stores you also get a ticket. (Can't tell you what stores yet though - EMI are sorting this out!)
  • 4-9-06-Ok some much awaited dates. The first show on Tims World Tour will be at Sky City Theatre-Auckland NZ on October 6th. After that there will be some showcases in Australia (dates soon I promise)....October 20th will be London The Scala. These few dates are just hot off the press so the venues may not have any information on bookings yet.
  • 4-9-06-Tims band- Matt Eccles from Betchadupa on drums, Mareea Paterson on Bass (she was in Tim's band last time round), Brett Adams-Guitar and also a keyboardist (which we will announce soon).
  • 4-9-06-here are the approx dates for the COULDN'T BE DONE single release. Australia- Sept 30th, NZ-OCT 7th, UK-OCT 9th. Copies will be available through the Frenz of the Enz club BUT please make sure you are on the clubs VIP email service.
  • 30-8-06-If all goes well we should have some information soon about Tim's first showcase gig, and there will be some tickets available to TF fans/public. We will keep you informed (watch this space).
  • 23-8-06-Remember to check Tim's MYSpace area as he is also adding the odd BLOG, his first went up today.
  • http://myspace.com/timfinnmusic
  • 22-8-06-COULDN'T BE DONE, the first single from Imaginary Kingdom will have the following 2 extra tracks: 2/ So Precious (Demo) 3/ Poor Boy (BJB sessions). The release date for Australia is September 23rd. The album is October 14th.
  • 16-8-06-Tim back in Melbourne tonight to induct Daddy Cool into the ARIA 'Hall of Fame'.
  • 14-8-06-COULDN'T BE DONE will be available from Australian/NZ CD stores September 23rd.Hopefully we will have a UK release date very soon for the single .The video clip will go to air August 28th. Some cover art and music up on the www.myspace.com/timfinnmusic site area.
  • 12-8-06-Good news re: the bonus disc for the album. It will now be a 7 track bonus DVD that will come with some of the Imaginary Kingdom CDS.
  • 7-8-06-Tim has also recorded a 7 track bonus disc and re-worked a few classics for the disc.Expect to hear '06 versions of 'Poor Boy', 'Time for a Change', 'I Hope I Never' , 'Not Even Close' , 'Need to be Right', 'Angels Heap' and 'How will you Go'. 'Time for a Change' has Mike Chunn playing the original acoustic guitar part and Jonathan from Mercury Rev adding his infamous 'saw' piece to the track).The recordings have also been filmed so there will be some extra footage that can be used from these sessions.
  • 25-7-06-The first single will be COULDN'T BE DONE. Expect to hear it on radio around late August.The video was shot in Brisbane.
  • 20-7-06-Tim Finn's new album IMAGINARY KINGDOM will be released in October '06. This looks like being the track listing:
  • Couldn't Be Done
  • Still The Song
  • Astounding Moon
  • Midnight Coma
  • Salt To The Sea
  • Horizon
  • Dead Flowers
  • Resting
  • Show Yourself
  • Winter Light
  • So Precious
  • Unsinkable
  • 25-6-05-Happy Birthday Tim Finn!
  • 22-8-04-Australian Finn Fans take note that the following CD's have been re-issued in Australia:
  • FINN - FINN
  • TIM FINN - TIM FINN
  • TIM FINN - BEFORE & AFTER
  • 25-6-04-Happy Birthday Tim Finn.
  • 1-6-04-Talk of the Tim Finn Best Of could well become reality, should be an interesting mix of songs, a few rarities too we hope. No release date yet.
  • 14-4-04-Tim fly's out this week to start on over dubs and the mixing of the upcoming Finn Brothers album. World tour dates are being discussed for later this year.
  • 21-1-04-Tim and Neil interview in the #61 Club Newsletter (out in 2 weeks).
  • 1-1-04-Happy New Year Finn Fans!
  • 1-11-03-With the Finn Brothers Project being a major part of 2004, we thought it only fitting to have a separate NEWS/Bulletin Board area for all information around the project.
  • http://www.frenz.com/finnbrothers/
  • 20-10-03-A message from Tim on the upcoming Finn Brothers project:
  • "Woodface 10 years on" - Tony Wadsworth,head of EMI and erstwhile head of Parlophone.Tony's a good guy and it's surprising how many good people are still with EMI/Parlophone UK.But yeah,it's not "FINN",but not Woodface either...but bodes well that Tony dug it....Neil and I now have to decide which tracks to cull, if any...I know,I know,16 is too many...but....we mixed 16 tracks with Tony V in London at Metropolis studios and they sound live and heated,not too tarted up but crisp and delicioso all the same...20 piece string orchestra on three tracks,amazing players in London of course, arguably the best in the world....Edible Flowers,Nothing Wrong With You and Homesick...Amongst the string players was Miles Golding who was in the first Split Enz with Phil,myself,Mike Chunn and Mike Howard,but you knew that?Anyway,can't wait to wrap it all up and take it on the road...working title "ANYWAYHOME"....love from Tim."
  • 9-10-03-A new update on the Finn Brothers Recordings on Producer Tony Visconti's website. Check it out:
  • http://www.tonyvisconti.com/news/index.htm
  • 1-10-03-Tim & Neil took some time off from mixing in the U.K. to party on at actor Sam Neill's house.The Finns performed a few songs.Irish born, Melbourne based Andy White sooned joined Tim for a version of ALT's 'Penelope Tree'.Andy White currently in the U.K. promoting his 'Tell me Why' EP.
  • 16-9-03-Australian Finn Fans expect to see Tim & Neil (and Crowded House) interviews/footage on the 'Love is in the Air'-(ABC TV )series.It starts October 12th and will also be available on DVD later on in the year. Crowded House will be on Episode #4, and there will be Tim Neil interviews on Episode #5.
  • 30-8-03-The next Frenz Club Newsletter will contain a letter from Tim, we should start sending these out in a few weeks time.
  • 28-8-03-Mixing in London on the Finn Bros CD will now be October , not September as previously mentioned.
  • 8-8-03-Tim Neil head off to England in September to start mixing the second Finn Bros CD.
  • 23-7-03- Heard from Tim today, says the recordings are coming along great, 16 Rhythm tracks in 8 days (which is really quick for us non musician types).Keep checking here for more details.
  • 10-7-2003-Tim and Neil are now in the USA recording the 2nd Finn Bros album.For Australian fans , the debut CD "Finn" has currently sold out , but we are attempting to get another pressing done, and in stores soon.If you are lucky you may find a stray copy, but you may have to search for it.
  • 25-6-2003-Happy Birthday Tim from Frenz Fans everywhere. Have a great day.
  • 12-6-2003-Tim heading off in 2 weeks with a swag of clothes and new songs ...destined for upstate NY (or is it Mexico?) to record the much awaited Finn Bros II CD. Tony Visconti as Producer-should be a treat.
  • 10-6-2003-The Enzso version of "I See Red" is currently being used for the Red Nose Day TV campaign in Australia.
  • 4-6-2003-Tim currently at home in Auckland, writing songs for the Finn Bros album (should start recording in July) checking out Producers and having some quality time with Marie, Harper & Elliot.
  • 25-4-2003-Finn Bros fans- expect to see Neil and Tim play three very intimate shows for Frenz of the Enz club members in Auckland in May.If you are a club member email me for details. Include your membership # for i.d.
  • 5-4-2003-Club members expect to see the unreleased Tim Finn song "Into the water" on the club fundraiser CD (I LIKE IT RARE II) details in the next Newsletter. (late April). Thanks Tim!
  • 17-3-2003-Welcome to the world Elliot Maisy Finn. Yep it's a girl. Congratulations to Marie , Harper and Tim.Born on St Patricks Day, 8 pounds 4 oz. Just brilliant.
  • 10-3-2003-Expect to see Tim and Neil perform as the Finn Bros at Neil/Sharon's bar "Tabac" in Auckland in a few weeks time. They will be playing some new Finn Bros songs.The date has not been locked in yet- we will mention this as soon as we know.
  • 27-2-2003-Hopefully if all goes well, members of Frenz of the Enz (Finn club) will receive the lyrics for FEEDING THE GODS c.d. with the next Newsletter (late April).Tim is working on this now, so lets hope it will become a reality, as I know so many people have requested these.Good news.Thanks Tim.
  • 5-2-2003-Here are some details of the set list from the recent "Craggy Range Winery" show in NZ.(Thanks Helen).
  • Tim did a reading with Kiri, then he and the band played (not in this order - but these are the songs)
  • It's Only Natural
  • Poor Boy
  • Dirty Creature
  • My Mistake
  • Weather With You
  • I See Red
  • 6 Months in a Leaky Boat
  • Fraction Too Much Friction
  • 20-12-2002 "Happy Xmas one and all!'Holy Holy Holy lift me up again.'
  • Thanks to anyone who came to one of my live shows during 2002.They were some of my best ever I feel.I love my band the Dirty Creatures and we came on strong every night.RossBurge,Mareea Paterson,Iain Greenstreet,Neil Watson,I salute you!And so....another child due in March,turning inward,but the show goes on......writing with Neil,Feedback,Family... I wish you all a great 2003!" Tim.
  • 3-12-2002-For those of you wishing to see Tim perform with the Enz (and some cool interviews /footage) on the Holmes show- it will be shown on the internet. It is live to air on December 10th (from NZ...does that make it the 9th USA etc). Starts 7pm and finishes 8pm.
  • The address to use is: tvone.nzoom.com (note: no 'www' at the front).So mark that one down in your diary.
  • 1st November 2002-Just letting Sydney Tim Finn fans know that his show at The Rocks on November 22nd is a FREE gig. Here are some more details:
  • Markets by Moonlight - main stage
  • Cnr Atherton & Playfair Sts, The Rocks
  • outdoors - free admission
  • 7 Pm to 8 Pm
  • 24th October 2002-Some happy news from New Zealand.Just letting everyone know that yes indeed Tim and Marie are about to become proud parents again, so a brother or sister for young Harper.Marie is due in March 2003, everyone is delighted, happy and healthy.
  • 20th October 2002-Farmland Concert for Drought Relief
  • will be televised on Channel 9-Sat. October 26th at 7.30pm.It looks like it could be on the internet too, head to:http://www.thebasement.com.au/ for more details.
  • 10th October 2002-A bit more info about Tim's "A Day on the Green" show at Bendigo. Location is Big Hill Vineyard. Tickets are available by calling 136100, or the Vineyard 54353366 or head to the ticketmaster website.
  • 1st October 2002-The next radio single from 'Feeding the Gods' will be 'Say it is so". Radio in NZ is already playing this, radio in Australia gets it October 14th.If you have a few spare seconds please call up your local station and request it. Thanks.
  • 23rd September 2002-Just in some Australian dates for Tim Finn and band:
  • October 2002
  • Saturday 26 Drought Relief - Sydney Superdome
  • Sunday 27 Bendigo, Day On The Green, Outdoors
  • Monday 28 Sydney, The Bridge Hotel
  • Tuesday 29 Sydney, The Bridge Hotel
  • Wednesday 30 Sydney, The Bridge Hotel
  • Thursday 31 off
  • November 2002
  • Friday 1 Rooty Hill RSL
  • Saturday 2 Hunter Valley, Day On The Green, Outdoors
  • Week Off 4-10 Nov
  • Saturday 16 Perth, Fly By Night
  • Sunday 17 Sandleford, Day On The Green, Outdoors
  • Wednesday 20 Adelaide,Arkaba Hotel (Fullarton)
  • Thursday 21 Adelaide,Exeter Hotel (Semaphore)
  • Friday 22 Sydney, The Rocks, Outdoors
  • 22nd September 2002- Some other N.Z. Tim promo dates.
  • Thursday 3rd October- Breakfast TV 8am (acoustic performance live)
  • Friday 4th October-12.20 ZM live on radio Nicky & Lana PLUS the Real Groovy Instore 6pm
  • Saturday 5th October- The Panel Live Acoustic performance (NZ TV show not Australia).
  • 28th August 2002-Tim Finn dates are now in (thanks Helen) for N.Z. here they are- Australia will go up when they are 100% locked in.
  • TIM FINN & THE DIRTY CREATURES
  • "FEEDING THE GODS TOUR"
  • OCTOBER 2002
  • Mon 7 PRIVATE FUNCTION
  • Tues 8 TRAVEL DAY OFF
  • Wed 9 MARTINBOROUGH WINE CENTRE
  • Thurs 10 TRENTHAM, TOTE HOTEL
  • Fri 11 WELLINGTON,PARTHENON
  • Sat 12 CHRISTCHURCH, THE CIVIC
  • Sun 13 LYTTLETON, HARBOUR LIGHT
  • --------------------------
  • Mon 14 TRAVEL DAY OFF
  • Tues 15 PALMERSTON NORTH, GLOBE THEATRE
  • Wed 16 WANGANUI OPERA HOUSE
  • Thurs 17 NEW PLYMOUTH THE MAYFAIR
  • Fri 18 CAMBRIDGE TOWN HALL
  • Sat 19 AUCKLAND, WINTERGARDEN
  • Sun 20 DAY OFF
  • --------------------------
  • Mon 21 DAY OFF
  • Tues 22 HOWICK,THE HOWICK CLUB
  • Wed 23 BROWNS BAY, THE BROWNSY
  • Thurs 24 PAPAKURA, THE ROADHOUSE
  • 23rd August 2002-Looks like Tim will be touring New Zealand in October, and Australia after that. Dates are still being worked out, as soon as we have them they will go up on this board.
  • 21st August 2002-Tim will be playing at 'Craggy Range Winery' (Hawkes Bay) N.Z. on Jan.25th 2003. It's under the banner 'An evening with our giants'- & will feature Tim, Dame Kiri Tekanawa ,Sir Edmund Hillary,& the Auckland Philharmonic orchestra.
  • 20th August 2002-Tim's signing at 'Real Groovy' has been cancelled,however it will be rescheduled when he next tours N.Z.
  • 5th August 2002- Real Groovy instore date change- hang in there we will have a new confirmed date soon (the 6th has been changed). Thanks Peter
  • 29th July 2002-Tim will be signing at Real Groovy Records in Auckland on August 6th. It will be in the evening but check with Real Groovy for exact times.After that he will head to the Nth Island for Instores (he will also play an acoustic set at the stores)...we will have more info on this soon...here on the bulletin board.
  • 21st July 2002-Current play-list chez Finn:
  • "Madman Across the Water-Elton John
  • Dusty in Memphis-Dusty Springfield
  • Small Faces-Small Faces
  • Village Green Preservation Society-Kinks
  • .....and that's just today.What are y'all listening to?" TF
  • 18th July 2002-Just sent off the list of TF fans questions, we'll try and put a new question up every week and Tims reply to it. Thanks everyone who sent a question in.
  • 11th July 2002-Auckland-NZ fans expect to see Tim have a signing at the wonderful REAL GROOVY RECORD store in August. The date has not been locked in yet, we will let you know the moment it is. There are some dates going around the internet for Tims musical FEEDBACK at the Sydney Opera House- these dates are incorrect, so please ignore them. It will be on next year and confirmed dates will go up here first.So if they are not on this board-they are probably not correct.
  • 9th July 2002-"Tim has arrived with his best solo album and his best batch of songs since the heydays of Split Enz. It's that good".
  • Source: Real Groove, July 2002
  • 4th July 2002-
  • "It has come to my attention that an encounter between the "plaster-casters" and the Enz occured in Chicago in 1977.If anyone knows of the whereabouts of the 7 large casts,please advise.I'm assuming it has been difficult to find room for them during the ensuing years,and whoever has them will I'm sure be glad of the extra space should he/she find an eager buyer." TF
  • 3rd July 2002-Message from Tim: "Feedback wrapped in P.Nth Sat 29th June.Attendees on the final night
  • included the honourable patriarch Richard George Finn,actor Sam Neill OBE,painter Shane Cotton, set-designer Robert Jahnke,and legendary table-cloth embroiderers Dotty and Gladys[they have a table-cloth that since the 40's they have been getting famous people to sign and then they go over the ball-point with red cotton.....names include Winifred Atwell,Gary Glitter and Ray Wolf,now Tim Finn and Sam Neill....kind of like the plaster casters but in a Mumsy way...].Anyway,the next port of call for this cool show is probably gonna be the Sydney Opera House,either in August or Feb.
  • Want to say thanks for all the B.Day messages. Feeding the Gods is still going strong.I'm going to do some more shows in Australia and NZ soon. Probably as a duo,me and Capt Ian Greenstreat,guitars only, hopefully teaming up with Greg Hitchcock in Sydney, playing mainly new songs and talking a lot,building up to a talking only tour next year,goodbye for now
  • and thanks again,the Doctor......'
  • 28th June 2002-Expect OTHER ENZ II to have a release in early 2003. It will be a single disc this time and expect to see many Tim related tracks. Track listing still being locked in, when it's confirmed we will let you know.
  • 25th June 2002-Happy 50th Birthday Tim Finn. Have a brilliant day from fanz and Frenz everywhere.
  • 13th June 2002-Good review for 'Feedback' in todays Dominion newspaper (NZ).
  • 11th June 2002-Feeding the Gods jumps up 5 spots on the N.Z charts. It is now Top 30 (#27).
  • 9th June 2002- Here is a link for details on Tim's FEEDBACK show. http://www.centrepoint.co.nz/feedback.htm
  • 7th June 2002-'Well the big news is that 'Feedback' (Tim's first musical-PG) is opening tomorrow night here in Palmerston Nth. Rehearsals have gone very well,our three cast members are Madeleine Sami,Steve Tofa and Matt Dwyer, & the band is the Dirty Creatures.Should be amazing,I'm very excited.Obviously this is a huge departure for me,something I've wanted to do for 20 yrs or so....meeting writer Toa Fraser was the key.His previous work includes Bare and No 2......both have toured internationally....bye,Tim.'
  • 1st June 2002-'Feeding the Gods'- debuts at #32 on the New Zealand Top 100 album charts.
  • 29th May 2002-Tim currently rehearsing with Neil for the Finn Bros Auckland shows-Enz member Eddie Rayner also at rehearsal and Betchadupa's Matt Eccles on the drums. The 2nd St.James show is very close to selling out , a handful of tickets available. May 31st/June 2nd.






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