December is a notoriously busy month, packed with end of year work functions, family gatherings and last minute Christmas preparations. If Michael Buble or 'Jingle Bells' sets your teeth on edge, check out our picks for the month. From iconic rap groups, idyllic train journeys and raucous riot grrl this is music that will make you merry without the Christmas cheese.
Ten Gigs to See in Auckland This December
It's the perfect season for gig hopping.