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Heading to Matchbox Twenty in CHCH? Here's what you need to know and the expected setlist

Heading to Matchbox Twenty in CHCH? Here's what you need to know and the expected setlist

Joined by Goo Goo Dolls, what more could we ask for?

Matchbox Twenty and special guests Goo Goo Dolls are getting ready to shine their bright lights on a sold-out crowd at Christchurch’s Woolbrook Arena as they kick off their New Zealand tour tomorrow night.

The band will play their final NZ show at New Plymouth’s Bowl of Brooklands on Saturday, March 2nd, with Christchurch’s lo-fi indie pop artist Pickle Darling as the special opener for both concerts.

6:00pm - Doors Open
6:30pm - Pickle Darling
7:30pm - Goo Goo Dolls
9:00pm - Matchbox Twenty

* Subject to change

Travelling by bus? The Christchurch Orbiter route will drop you just a short few minutes walk to the Stadium.

There are currently no Special Event Services or buses running ahead of or after the show. Planning your way there and back is essential. 

Limited parking may be available to concert-goers attending the event, but public transport is heavily encouraged.

Mobility parking will be available from the entrance on Wrights Road - Vehicles must have a valid and appropriate Mobility Pass visible.

You can take the following items to Apollo Projects Stadium:

  • Bags 30cm x 30cm or under.
  • Homemade food items for personal consumption e.g. Sandwiches
  • Personal compact cameras and phone cameras.

Alcohol, bottles or flasks of any size, offensive signs, whistles and selfie sticks are just some of the list of prohibited items.

A range of food and drinks are available to buy on-site.

Free water stations will also be available around the Arena to keep you hydrated.

Matchbox Twenty are set to perform 20+ tracks of their biggest hits. Here’s what expect based on their Melbourne show last night.

  1. Friends
  2. How Far We've Come
  3. Real World
  4. Disease
  5. Wild Dogs (Running in a Slow Dream)
  6. She's So Mean
  7. All I Need
  8. Hand Me Down
  9. If You're Gone
  10. Mad Season
  11. Don’t Get Me Wrong
  12. Overjoyed
  13. The Way
  14. Where the Light Goes
  15. Downfall / Knockin' on Heaven's Door
  16. Bent
  17. Back 2 Good
  18. Long Day
  19. Rebels

     20. 3AM
       21. Unwell
       23. Push
       24. Bright Lights
       25. Don't You (Forget About Me) - Simple Minds cover