Multiple award winning Tauranga covers band Ignite (formerly known as Icefire) provides an unforgettable night of music with a packed dance floor every time! Our 4 piece covers band plays only the best party classics, rock, and modern hits till now.

Winners of the NZ Wedding Industry Awards for “Outstanding Wedding Entertainment” in 2015. Winners of the NZ Corporate Events Guide People’s Choice Award for “Best Nationwide Band” in 2012 (NZ largest Conference & Events Awards Program).

award winning tauranga wedding band
award winning tauranga live covers band


Wedding entertainment is just as much about the couple’s personality as it is about the excellence of your band. Our Tauranga wedding band works closely with each couple to create the best experience.


When you are putting on a classy corporate gig you need a Tauranga covers band that knows what they are doing!  Ignite offer flexible packages to suit whatever form your Corporate shindig takes.

Our Songlist

Picking the right songs for your event is very important. Check out our extensive song list. We are also able to learn new songs to work with your special event. Contact us for details.

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Get in touch with any questions regarding Ignite performing at your upcoming event.

With over 20 years’ experience performing throughout New Zealand & worldwide, an entertaining live performance and a repertoire that spans 5 decades, Tauranga’s leading covers band, Ignite, offers more than just music!

Each performance is tailored to suit your exact needs and event requirements. We’re a passionate covers band and that energy shows every time we play. We will excite your senses and exceed your expectations! Read our testimonials to see what our clients have to say, we guarantee you will become one of our happy clients too!

Top quality equipment, sound, lighting and performance. We create atmosphere and provide a memorable experience you’ll be talking about weeks after. Highly sought after Tauranga live band, so call Ignite today!

Ignite entertain at various types of functions including weddings, corporate events, all age birthday parties, private functions, charity and outdoor events, festivals, school balls, and club & bar venues.

No matter how big or small the event or mix of ages Ignite have got you covered. We know how to entertain a crowd and will leave you wanting more!

Entertainment options: 4-piece party covers band, acoustic easy listening duo, female solo lounge singer, band/DJ or all combined – the choice is yours!


  • Colour Dash Charity Event
  • NZ Rotory Regional Conference
  • Tye Park Music Festival
  • BRO-CCAAB Music Festival
  • The Professionals Reality Charity Ball
  • NZ Wedding Industry Awards Evening
  • NZ Scouts Lakeside Party
  • (NZICA) NZ Institute of Chartered Accountants Annual Awards Dinner
  • (2yrs in a row)
  • (SWAC) South Waikato Achievement Centre Fundraiser Event
  • Hynds Fundraiser Event for the Ronald McDonald House
  • Sacred Hill Wineries Annual ‘Vintage’ Event & Summer Event ‘Sundaze’
  • (UFBA) United Fire Brigade Assoc. AGM Event (NZ wide)
  • Rotorua Police Ball
  • Tauranga Waterfront Festival
  • (HBRC) Hawkes Bay Rugby Club Event ‘Conga’ (NZ wide)
  • Whakatane Hospital Ball
  • NZ Montessori Conference (NZ wide)
  • Liebherr Australia’s Conference (NZ wide)
  • Patchell Industries Ltd Christmas Function
  • Fulton Hogan’s Mid Winter Christmas Function
  • NZCT AIMS Games International Sporting Championship Opening Ceremony
  • Page Macrae Engineering’s Christmas Function (2yrs in a row)
  • Z Energy’s Awards Evening (NZ wide)
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