Diary

  • Falls Music & Arts Festival – Lorne tonight

    Neil and band play tonight at Falls Music and Arts Festival , Lorne, Victoria, Australia. On the Valley Stage 9.10-10.10pm. Songs of true colours, dizzying heights and all in between!

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  • Lights of New York – video

    “Lights of New York” is from Neil’s performance at St James Theatre, London, 27th November 2013. Video directed by Martyn Thomas. New York footage by Liam Finn. Merry Christmas from us all at neilfinn.com  

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  • Private Universe – BBC Radio 2 acoustic

    Hear a taster from Neil Finn’s BBC Radio 2 session for Bob Harris Sunday. To be broadcast in February 2014. Private Universe – acoustic. Other recent radio sessions are featured here.

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  • Finns On A Mission, Auckland 21/12/2013

    updated 22/12/13 A F’inn Christmas (aka Finns on a Mission) at Auckland’s Powerstation last night featured more Finns on the same stage than ever before. Performers included Neil Finn, Tim Finn, Liam Finn, Elroy Finn, Sharon Finn, Harper Finn, Elliot Finn, EJ Barnes, Ceci Herbert, Ladyhawke and others. Songs included

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  • A hobbit or two

    Neil tweeted this yesterday… “a lovely afternoon it was with Billy and Dom. Notice how the good actor always finds the light”

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  • Dizzy Heights competition

    Australian fans who pre-order Neil’s new album Dizzy Heights from JB Hi-Fi have a chance to win: – 2 tickets to Neil Finn’s concert at the Sydney Opera House 22nd March – Flights & accommodation for 2 people – A meet & greet with Neil Finn – 1 framed A3

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  • Black & White Boy – early rough mix

    To cap off our 20th Anniversary celebrations of Together Alone, the fourth album by Crowded House, here’s a previously unreleased rough mix of “Black and White Boy”. This was recorded during overdubs for the song and features the full outro, unfaded. For more Neil Finn, Split Enz and Crowded House

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  • Dizzy Heights Tour 2014: Europe

    Dates for Neil Finn’s ‘Dizzy Heights’ European tour have been announced! Glasgow, Scotland, Royal Concert Hall Wednesday 23rd April 2014 On-Sale 29 Nov at 9am GMT Gateshead, England, Sage Thursday 24th April 2014 On-Sale 29 Nov at 9am GMT Bristol, England, Colston Hall Saturday 26th April 2014 On-Sale 29 Nov

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  • Radio sessions, Nov 2013

    UPDATED, 27th November: Neil spoke to BBC Radio 2’s Janice Long on November 27th. Hear the interview at 11’42” here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03jdhfj   UPDATED, 25th November: Neil was live on BBC Radio 6 Music with host Lauren Laverne today. Hear the archived session at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03jp51t 02:09:04 performs Dizzy Heights 02:37:45 performs

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  • Dizzy Heights Showcase – NYC photos & reviews

    Neil & his band played a Dizzy Heights showcase at Largo in Los Angeles last week and then at (Le) Poisson Rouge in New York. Read fans’ reviews of the Largo show and (Le) Poisson Rouge. Four photos from the New York gig are on display on the Neil-Solo photos

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  • Dizzy Heights Tour 2014: Australia (updated)

    UPDATED 22nd NOVEMBER: Sydney Opera House have announced a second show for Neil Finn’s Dizzy Heights Tour. See details below.   Tickets for Neil Finn’s ‘Dizzy Heights’ Australian Tour go on sale Friday November 22. My Live Nation members can access tickets first during the exclusive pre-sale beginning on Tuesday

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  • Favourite Melbourne Tunes

    “Songs by the Finn brothers’ bands Crowded House and Split Enz took out the top five spots in a poll of the best Melbourne tunes of the past 40 years, voted by Herald Sun readers and Triple M listeners…” Not bad for a couple of New Zealanders! But most of

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  • Webcast 1st Nov 2013 – music only version

    There are now two versions of Neil’s recent Dizzy Heights webcast to choose from. Just the songs (top video) or with the chat included (scroll to the bottom video).

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  • Goin’ Your Way – Gone to #1

    Goin’ Your Way, the live DVD/Blu-Ray by Neil Finn and Paul Kelly, has debuted at #1 in Australia’s Aria chart! The double CD is in at #5. Australian fans – vote for the Best Australian Live Act in the 2013 Aria Awards public vote!

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  • Man for all seasons (Sydney Morning Herald)

    Sydney Morning Herald interview with Neil Finn. http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/music/neil-finn-man-for-all-seasons-20131115-2xkde.html

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  • Split Enz – TV debut 40 years ago today

    On November 18th, 1973, Split Ends (soon to be spelt with a Z) made their debut TV appearance. The footage below is all that exists of that broadcast, filmed off the TV screen by a friend of the Finns. (Don’t look for Neil. He didn’t join brother Tim’s band until

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  • Dizzy Heights Tour 2014: US and Canada

    Neil Finn will take his ‘Dizzy Heights’ tour to Canada and USA in Spring 2014. Information updated 15th Nov 2013. Vancouver, BC, Vogue Theatre Saturday 29th March 2014 On sale now Seattle, WA, Neptune Theatre Sunday 30th March 2014 On sale now San Francisco, CA, Palace of Fine Arts Theatre

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  • Flying In The Face Of Love

    “Flying In The Face of Love” is now available to download from iTunes. You can also pre-order the album from Amazon or JB Hi-Fi or the Neil Finn Store. Neil’s radio interview for the song’s World Premiere can be heard at Triple M Melbourne.

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  • Flying In The Face of Love – World Premiere

    “Flying in the Face of Love”, a new song from Neil Finn’s upcoming album Dizzy Heights, will have its WORLD PREMIERE on Triple M Melbourne, 10am Tuesday 12th November. Listen in at Triple M. To find out what time that is at your place, go to http://smarturl.it/FaceofLovePremiere

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  • Divebomber – Music 101 interview

    Neil Finn talked today to Radio New Zealand’s Emma Smith about “Divebomber”, the first song released from his upcoming solo album Dizzy Heights. Listen to this Music 101 interview here. Seen Neil’s self-made video? Dizzy Heights will be released in February. Pre order at iTunes,  Amazon or JB Hi-Fi or the Neil

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  • Neil Finn & Paul Kelly – Goin’ Your Way review

    Neil Finn & Paul Kelly – Goin’ Your Way is released in Australasia tomorrow on 2CD, DVD, Blu-Ray and Deluxe editions. More details at www.goinyourway.com.au  and in our October 10th diary. Just quietly, here’s a FIVE STAR REVIEW!! neilfinn.com team

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  • Webcast 1st Nov 2013 – archived video

    The video of last week’s webcast from Roundhead studios is now archived online. Watch below! Click on the lower right corner of the frame to make the video full screen. 03:32 Private Universe 09:09 Daydream Believer 11:57 Not The Girl You Think You Are 17:16 Dizzy Heights 21:23 Impressions 31:12

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  • Dizzy Heights Tour – New Haven date

    Neil Finn’s Dizzy Heights concert at Shubert Theatre in New Haven, Connecticut, has been announced for April 10th, 2014. Fan club presale: Tues 5th Nov 10am – Thurs 7th Nov 10pm (local time) General sale: Friday 8th Nov 10am. Tickets at www.ticketmaster.com More shows in the Dizzy Heights world tour

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  • NZ On Screen – Spotlight on Split Enz

    NZ On Screen is highlighting classic Split Enz TV clips and documentaries to commemorate 40 years since the band’s first TV appearance.http://www.nzonscreen.com/spotlight/enzeds-greatest-band

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  • Divebomber – new Neil Finn video!

    From the forthcoming album “Dizzy Heights” out February 2014. Pre-order “Dizzy Heights” and get “Divebomber” instantly: http://smarturl.it/dizzyheights

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  • Neil Finn: Dizzy Heights Live Webcast

    UPDATE: Thanks for tuning in! We’ll have Neil’s Dizzy Heights webcast available for on demand viewing on neilfinn.com within a couple of days… and a video for the new song “Dive Bomber” later today. Stand by…    

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  • Webcast: Neil Finn Live – UPDATE

    Not long to go until Neil’s live webcast from Roundhead Studios in Auckland. Join us here at neilfinn.com this Friday, November 1st at 10am NZDT. That’s Thursday, October 31st at 5pm EDT, US. Click here to find out what time that is in your hometown: http://smarturl.it/neilfinntime Have a question for Neil?

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  • Webcast: Neil Finn Live

    Mark your calendars! Join Neil Finn for a webcast from Auckland’s Roundhead Studios this Friday, November 1st 2013 at 10am NZDT. That’s Thursday, October 31st at 5pm EDT, US. Click here to find out what time that is in your hometown: http://smarturl.it/neilfinntime Click here to see the latest Neil Finn webcast

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  • Dizzy Heights Showcases – November 2013

    Neil Finn: An Intimate Night of Dizzy Heights An acoustic performance of new songs from his first solo album in over a decade – Dizzy Heights. November 19th – Los Angeles, CA Largo at Coronet Theater On Sale – October 25th at 10am Pacific time November 21st – New York,

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  • Neil talks about Together Alone – 20 years on

    This month we’ve been celebrating the 20th anniversary of Together Alone, the fourth album by Crowded House. See our posts on Neil Finn’s Facebook page in which we discuss various singles from the album. There’s a lot of love for these songs, it seems. We’ll highlight more tracks from Together

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