Christchurch Westpac Arena 2007 (gig)

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Dominic Howard in his Spiderman costume
New Zealand tour poster from a newspaper
New Zealand tour poster from Groove Guide magazine
Muse show
Venue Westpac Arena[1][2]
Date 25th November 2007[1][3][2]
Location Christchurch[source?]
Country New Zealand
Songs 17[4][5]
Support The Checks[6]
Start (UTC+13) 21:15 (Muse), 20:10 (The Checks)[source?], 19:00[1] (doors)
Capacity 9,100[7]
Price (NZD) 69.00 (adult)[1]
Sold out? No[6][source?]

First announced on the 15th August.[3] Pre-sale started 7th of September,[2] while general sale started 11th September.[2]

In Q issue 263 Matt described this gig as "one that stood out" due to the production being very limited (only balloons and lights). He also noted that he wanted to do more of these "stripped down shows" in amongst the "monster shows" in the future.


Howard wore his Spiderman outfit for the show.


Majority of the gig is available in mp3 format here. This was recorded by Kinopus and various other rips from YouTube.



  1. a b c d [Ticket]. Retrieved 2007-10-11. [verify]
  2. a b c d nclutterbuck. (2007-09-03). New Zealand ticket sale dates. Muselive. Retrieved 2007-09-04 from
  3. a b Tøe. (2007-08-15). New Zealand Dates Announced. Retrieved 2007-09-04 from
  4. bucjo. (2007-11-25). [Muse forum post]. Retrieved 2007-11-25 from
  5. survivedabortion. (2007-11-25). [Muselive forum post]. Muselive. Retrieved 2007-11-25 from
  6. a b
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  7. Westpac Arena. Wikipedia. Retrieved 2007-09-04 from

See also

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